Enigma

Enigma is one of six restaurants clustered around El Paral·lel, lead by Albert Adrià under the umbrella of elBarri. The others are Tickets, Bodega 1900, Pakta, Hoja Santa and Niño Viejo. Enigma offers a tasting menu of over 40 dishes, drawing on influences from countries across the globe including Japan, Spain, Korea, and Brazil. The dinners last … Read more

La Dama

The recently reopened La Dama is one of the most elegant and romantic restaurants in Barcelona. The interior has the feel of a private club. It is set in Casa Sayrach, an architectural gem on the corner of Carrer Enric Granados and Avinguda Diagonal in the Esquerra de l’Eixample neighborhood. Casa Sayrach dates back to 1918, one of the … Read more

Blue Spot

Blue Spot from the group En compañía de Lobos opened in June 2018, set in what is possibly the most spectacular terrace in all of Barcelona.

7 Barcelona Bars that Offer Free Tapas

Most bars in Barcelona do not offer a free tapas in the style of Andalusia or Madrid. However, there are a select few that treat customers to a delicious tapa with their drink. In this list we’ll explore the best that I have found.

El Canalla

El Canalla (the rogue) opened in 2011 and is situated in the heart of Sarriá near the church. The restaurant serves Mediterranean and market cuisine, using locally sourced products. Guests can enjoy both the sunny terrace and the “El Villano” lounge, ideal for meals and private events. The menu features meat, fish and vegetable dishes … Read more

Llop Restaurant

Tomàs Tarruella’s Llop (Catalan for wolf) is situated in a gorgeous space (formerly Carmelitas) in the Raval neighborhood, near La Boqueria market. In June 2011 Tarruella opened the first Barcelona restaurant of En Compañía de Lobos, Gallito. After Gallito came Green Spot, Palmito, Isla Tortuga, Gats and most recently Blue Spot. The cosy space features an open … Read more