Xup Xup Restaurant

Xup Xup Restaurant

Xup Xup, the sister restaurant of Arenal, is located literally on the beach in the heart of Barceloneta, one of a number of colorful xiringuitos that line the pathway along the sand.

Can Ros, Barceloneta

Can Ros Restaurant

The family run Can Ros restaurant started out as a wine shop in 1911 and in the 1950’s began to serve tapas. Now over 100 years after the business started Can Ros serves traditional Catalan cuisine with a variety of tapas and seafood dishes. This Barceloneta classic is known for it’s good value for money … Read more

Restaurante Cheriff, Barcelona

Restaurante Cheriff

Don’t be fooled by the unassuming exterior of Restaurante Cheriff, tucked away on a Barceloneta backstreet. Cheriff is known to serve one of the best paellas in Barcelona, if not the best. The family run restaurant is now run by Cheriff’s daughter and son in law and maintains a casual and homey atmosphere. As with … Read more

Xiringuito Escribà Barcelona

Xiringuito Escribà

Xiringuito Escribà was founded in 1992, the year that the Olympic Games were held in Barcelona. Escribà offers a fantastic view over Bogatell beach and the sea. The restaurant is best known for it’s paella and rice dishes, but founder Joan Escribà is also famous for hailing from the famous baking family behind the Pastelería Escribà Gran Via which dates … Read more

Pitarra Restaurant Barcelona

Pitarra Restaurant

Pitarra Restaurant is named after the 19th century Catalan playwright and poet Frederic Soler i Hubert, who was also known as Pitarra. The restaurant was founded in 1890 and is in the house where Pitarra himself lived, situated in the heart of the Gothic Quarter. Pitarra offers traditional catalan cooking and specializes in wild game … Read more

Roig Robí

Located just above Diagonal in the most upmarket part of Gràcia, Roig Robí is on the charming and inconspicuous Carrer de Sèneca, well known for it’s used furniture stores. The modernist gem, Casa Fuster sits around the corner to one side. To the other side is the financial district and the restaurant is a favorite for … Read more

Restaurant Barceloneta

Established in 1996, Restaurant Barceloneta is a relative newcomer in comparison with the venerable 7 Portes and Can Solé. However, it has joined the ranks of the best seafood and paella restaurants in the city, providing a balance of Catalan and Mediterranean cuisine. Try the Paella Moll del Rellotge (fish and sea food). Just off the … Read more