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6 Best Barcelona Flamenco Shows: Where to See it from €15.00

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In a city of tourist traps, the best flamenco show in Barcelona can be hard to find.

Which begs the question: which are the dance duds and which are the most authentic flamenco shows in Barcelona?

If you’ve got a short attention span here’s a little spoiler: I’ve ranked Tablao Cordobes king of top flamenco shows in Barcelona.

But let’s take a deeper dive on where to see flamenco in Barcelona, shall we?

Where to See the Best Flamenco in Barcelona

dancer and guitar player performing at the tablao cordobes flamenco show in barcelona spain

1. Tablao Flamenco Cordobes – Best Flamenco Dinner Show in Barcelona

When I was teaching English in the city I asked local students where they thought the best flamenco show in Barcelona was – and Tablao Flamenco Cordobes kept coming up.

I was happy to find out it was right in the heart of the city centre on Las Ramblas, within walking distance of most best Barcelona hotels.

The theater has a nightly performance with their top flamenco dinner show at 6:45 pm and the show at 8:15 pm.

What to Expect with the Food and Drinks

If you opt for the dinner package expect an abundant, buffet-style attack on the senses.

They’ve got some of the best tapas in Barcelona: gazpacho, Galician octopus, lamb chops with saffron potatoes, paella, traditional Catalan noodle dish fideua, wine braised beef, and eight different desserts.

⚠️  2024 Warning ⚠️: Please ensure you book your flamenco tickets in advance.

I’ve had a lot of readers get turned away at the door lately – so the only way to make sure you’ve got a table is by booking online.

Even better? Our top three shows offer free cancellation tickets that can all be reserved with no money down.

Make sure you lock in your risk free tickets beforehand.

They even do a great traditional hand cut jamon serrano – though they’ve got vegetarian options too.

It should be noted that one of the cooks is Jordi Norra, who has been a longtime collaborator with legendary local chef Ferrán Adrià.

You could also classify them as one of the best bars in Barcelona for traditional Spanish wine and sangria. In fact, it’s unlimited beer and wine.

Eating all of these classic Spanish dishes at Barcelona’s best restaurants with wine and sangria can easily run you up to €60.00 a person – so at just a few more euros for a flamenco show, that’s pretty good.

I suggest going for the flamenco dinner show – though if you’re already good on dinner, I’ll show you how to get show-only tickets shortly.

🧐  |  Curious yet? Read Tablao Cordobes reviews from recent ticket buyers.

The Flamenco Performance

Once the show starts you’ll have all seven flamenco artists take the stage: two on guitar, two singers, two dancers, and one at the cajon.

The most amazing thing, and this gives it such a tinge of tradition and authenticity, is that the show runs entirely without microphones, speakers, or amplifiers.

The way the room echoes the passion is something to behold.

In all, the music hall is not very large and I counted about 100 seats, which makes this quite the intimate affair and comparable to the small group size of traditional flamenco houses of southern Spain.

Expect to see some of the biggest names in flamenco like Carruco, Camarón, and Manuela Carrasco.

Each flamenco performance lasts about 1 hour and 20 minutes.

Without getting too much into spoiler territory, here’s a sneak preview of the passion:

Tablao Cordobes Flamenco Ticket Options and Prices

  • Show & Dinner: Adults (€82.00) and children (€41.00)
  • Show & Tapas: Adults (€59.00) and children (€29.50)
  • Show & Drinks: Adults (€46.00) and children (€23.00)

*Drink tickets include sangria, beer, wine, or standard soft drinks.

All ticket options, including their Barcelona flamenco show and dinner, can be booked using the button below.

These flamenco tickets offer free cancellation and are buy now/pay later for optimum convenience.

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dancer in a red dress at the tablao de carmen flamenco show in barcelona

2. El Tablao De Carmen – One of the Best Flamenco Shows in Barcelona for Value

This is another place in Barcelona for traditional flamenco, and its a classic venue found in Poble Espanyol (Spanish Village) – in fact, you’ll get free entrance (an €11.20 value) to this open air architectural museum with your flamenco tickets.

The show itself is a tribute to legendary bailaora Carmen Amaya, and it has been one of the best flamenco bars in Barcelona since 1988.

Tickets to Tablao de Carmen can also include a tapas menu, dinner, or just drinks – each customer can get up to a half bottle of wine as well.

The flamenco show lasts 1 hour.

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El Tablao de Carmen does two nightly shows: 6:00 pm and 8:30 pm.

🍷 Want to sample the best local wines? Book one of Barcelona’s best wine tours from €30.00.

performers from the top flamenco show casa sors in barcelona spain

3. Flamenco Casa Sors – Best Authentic Flamenco Show in Barcelona

OK, so we’ve had the big stage show/venue that is a spectacle in itself – but this next show is probably the most intimate flamenco show in Barcelona.

Counting maybe 20 seats in the entire room, this flamenco performance is as close as you’ll get to the performers – no forks clanging or audience members coughing either.

Purists looking for a tiny, Sevilla-like flamenco room should go for this one.

Even better? The tapas option provides a fantastic traditional tortilla de patatas, a refreshing gazpacho, and some of the best jamon serrano (traditional ham) in the city.

Oh – and included in your ticket is a free tour of a spectacular guitar museum that will take you through the history of the world’s most popular instrument.

Tickets start at €35.00 (three nightly shows at 6:30, 7:30, and 8:30) using the button below:

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two dancers back to back at the gran gala flamenco show in barcelona spain

4. Gran Gala Flamenco – Best Flamenco Venue in Barcelona

The first show you’ll get with this package is even before the artists take the stage.

How? Just take a few steps into the Catalan Music Palace and you’ll be amazed by this jewel in the Catalan modernism crown.

Show aside, the theater itself is one of Barcelona’s top attractions.

Whether you’re in the orchestra or upstairs in the balcony you’ll be blown away by the beauty of the only naturally lit auditorium in Europe, the explosion of colour from its mosaics, and that rainbow teardrop chandelier.

The Flamenco Performance

Yes, you’ll be in the best flamenco venue in Barcelona.

Here you’ll get the whole package with a showcase of different styles of flamenco accompanied by 3 musicians (guitar, violin, and drums), 2 singers, and 4 ballerinas that’ll get you out of your seat with their pirouettes.

Tickets cost €38.00 using the button below:

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Gran Gala Flamenco shows run nightly at 9:30 pm.

dancers and guitar players on stage at patio andaluz flamenco bar in barcelona

5. El Patio Andaluz – Best Cheap Flamenco in Barcelona

If you’re just looking to see a traditional flamenco show in Barcelona with no bells and whistles, then the basic adult orchestra tickets at El Patio Andaluz is your jam.

The tickets start at just €25.00 for this Barcelona flamenco club.

It’s a small price to pay to be whisked away to a replica Andalusian courtyard and be taken through all the different flamenco genres by director/dancer Jesús Cortés.

Even better? If you book online through Barcelona Turisme using the button below you’ll receive a €10.00 discount making this cost an obscene €15.00.

This is the best place to see flamenco in Barcelona on a budget, by far.

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El Patio Andaluz does two nightly shows: 8:00 pm and 10:00 pm.

dancers at the city hall flamenco show in barcelona

6. City Hall Flamenco Show – Best Flamenco Dance Show in Barcelona

Indulge in an evening of authentic “Catalan flamenco” at the historic Barcelona City Hall, once a grand theater.

Witness the raw energy of some of the finest local dancers, featuring intense guitar solos, captivating duels, and soulful singing.

I love this historic venue, and it offers great value here as it’s €8.00 cheaper per ticket than the Palau de la Musica flamenco show.

If you’re looking for a flamenco show in Barcelona with a great venue where the flamenco dancing takes centre stage – this is it.

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How to Book Barcelona Flamenco Show Tickets

Booking Barcelona flamenco tickets is as easy as placing an order on Amazon.

Yes, you can book flamenco show tickets at Palacio del Flamenco, Tablao Cordobes, Tablao de Carmen, and Palau de la Musica.

However, since you can book Barcelona flamenco tickets using Viator (our Tripadvisor-owned broker) to earn us a small commission for our work – we answer thousands of questions a year, free – we’d really appreciate it.

Best of all – it’ll be at no extra cost to you.

Locking in Flamenco Dance Tickets in Barcelona: Step by Step

  1. Just click one of the buttons above or head to our Viator flamenco ticket portal
  2. Select the flamenco show you’d like to see
  3. Enter your show time and date
  4. Enter the number of guests and select drink/food options (if applicable)
  5. Pay for the tickets – you’ve now locked in your spot

In buying online with Viator, one added benefit is you’ll get free cancellation tickets should your plans change.

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Barcelona New Year’s Eve Flamenco Show

Update (12/20/23): The flamenco show in Barcelona on NYE is sold out for this year.

Celebrate New Year’s Eve in style at Tablao Flamenco Cordobes in Barcelona.

Your ticket includes with a luxurious menu and an exclusive flamenco show.

Here, you’ll indulge in a lavish buffet featuring caviar, oysters, Iberian ham, roast pig, and more, all with unlimited drinks.

The evening includes two stunning flamenco performances, dinner with unlimited beverages, and a special flamenco DVD to take home.

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Best Flamenco Near Me

Stuck on which Barcelona flamenco show is the most convenient for your location?

Here’s a map of the shows so you can get a better picture:

Barcelona Flamenco FAQ

  • What is the best Flamenco show in Barcelona?

    The best best flamenco show in Barcelona is at Tablao Flamenco Cordobes: it has the most central venue for easy access, it’s got an amazing dinner ticket, and it’s the longest flamenco show which adds extra value.

  • Do I need to book Barcelona flamenco tickets in advance?

    Yes, it is strongly recommended to book Barcelona flamenco tickets in advance – most venues have limited seating and sell out in advance, especially during summer and holiday break periods.

  • Where to watch flamenco in Barcelona?

    You can watch flamenco in Barcelona at one of about a dozen flamenco bars, with the best flamenco shows on La Rambla (Tablao Cordobes), at the Palau de la Musica (Gran Gala), in Eixample (Patio Andaluz), and at Poble Espanyol (El Tablao del Carmen).

  • Can I bring children to a flamenco show in Barcelona?

    Yes, you can bring children to flamenco shows in Barcelona – and in general you can expect to pay about half the adult ticket price for them to attend. The best flamenco show for children would be Tablao Cordobes, because it’s got eight desserts!

  • What to wear to a flamenco show in Barcelona?

    You can wear almost anything you want at a flamenco show in Barcelona as they do not have a dress code. That said, it is generally frowned upon to show up in beach wear so make sure you find a nice change of clothes before attending. Smart casual is how the locals do it.

  • How long are flamenco shows in Barcelona?

    Flamenco shows in Barcelona generally last about one hour, though the Tablao Cordobes show runs a bit longer at one hour and 20 minutes.

  • Where can I see authentic flamenco in Barcelona?

    You can see authentic flamenco in Barcelona at shows with classically trained dancers and musicians who originate from Andalusia – the flamenco bar in Barcelona with the most authentic performers is Tablao Cordobes.

Looking for an Authentic Flamenco Show in Barcelona?

I’ve taken in a show and wrote an article about my opinion on the best flamenco in Barcelona but what have I missed?

If you need any extra advice sifting through these top flamenco shows please get in touch using the form below.

Enjoy the best flamenco shows in Barcelona 🙂

35 comments
  • December 6, 2023 at 7:30 pm
    Racheal
    Patio Antaluz and 15 euro tickets are a scam! Purchased 6/12/23 for an evening (8pm) show and the graffiti roller door was closed. Contacted company ([email protected]) via phone who hung up on me when I questioned why the doors were not open when dinner was advertised available. Repeatedly called back without answer. Dispute submitted to withhold money paid.
    • December 12, 2023 at 4:48 am
      ashley
      Team Member
      Ash
      Hi Racheal, Very sorry to hear about this. While I can assure you and everybody reading these tickets are not a scam - we've been selling them for more than 8 years now - I am sure it is just a mistake on their part. The 6th was a public holiday, they could've closed last minute due to other issues etc. If you still haven't heard anything back from them I would definitely dispute the charges. Sorry you had to go through this :(
  • July 3, 2023 at 11:34 am
    Jane
    Hi. We are travelling to Barcelona in a few weeks. Weed like to see flamenco and I'm really drawn to the cheap, intimate €15 one. With it being quite cheap s this a good show in your opinion or is it worth paying a little more? I'm vegetarian so assume adding food would not be recommended? Thanks in advance
    • July 4, 2023 at 7:08 pm
      ashley
      Team Member
      Ash
      Hello Jane, If you're looking at experiencing a good flamenco show this is a fine choice :) Many people though like the show to be part of a bigger spectacle with a nice meal/drinks etc.. that said, I can't comment on the vegetarian options here. I can guarantee you they can accommodate you with something, but I am sure this would take away from the value. The meal prices usually include expensive Spanish staples like jamon serrano (which can go for 20 euro a plate in the city) so substituting it with a gazpatcho or whatever wouldn't be good value. I'd see the show and eat elsewhere :) Like our top vegetarian restaurants in Barcelona!
  • November 25, 2019 at 11:29 pm
    Sergio
    Hi Ash, I'm currently planning a visit to Barcelona for my wife's birthday - arriving December 3 and leaving on the 8th. Your blog was really an incredible find - it contains soo much and so well structured information! I wanted to specifically book a flamenco evening and I was eyeing Arte Flamenco - but, unfortunately, it looks like this show is currently not running (also the link on this page leads to 404 on barcelonaturisme website). Which other show from your list or elsewhere would you recommend if I was looking for something more fancy on December 4th (preferably) or 5-7? Both show only or show+dinner would be fine and I care more about the quality than the price.
    • November 26, 2019 at 10:43 am
      Lucile
      Hola Sergio, Thanks for your kind words :) You are right, the Arte Flamenco show is not running currently, thanks for noticing! Some other shows usually take place in the fancy Palau de la Musica, unfortunately not during your stay in Barcelona... Then, I would recommend the show of Palacio del Flamenco with different dinner options or drink only, you can book your tickets here ;) Let me know if you have any further questions! Cheers
      • November 28, 2019 at 5:20 pm
        Sergio
        Gracias, Lucile! I'll take a look at Palacio del Flamenco then :)
  • August 30, 2019 at 8:53 pm
    Vickie Palmquist
    Hi there, Finishing up on the final touches for our itinerary in Barcelona. Thank you for all of this great and useful information. Planning to do a flamenco show on Wednesday Sept. 4. At Palacio del Flamenco, what are the differences in the type of flamenco? For instance the first show is Falmenco Ole, the next is Flamenco Gipsy, and the last show time is Flamenco Passion. Is one better than the other, or just different styles of Flamenco? Apologies if the answer is somewhere in the comments above. Thank you so much! Vickie
    • August 31, 2019 at 2:58 pm
      ashley
      Team Member
      Ash
      Hi Vickie, Honestly I have only attended the Flamenco Ole session and it was great. Not knowing much about the styles/art/steps etc it would be hard for me even to make a comparison, however I've heard positive reviews about all 3. For this reason I'd just book the one which is the most convenient time for you. That said... I want to see if the info is out there so I've just sent them a message asking for more info. I will get back to you if and when ASAP :) Cheers, Ash
  • August 23, 2019 at 8:35 pm
    Steven
    Hi Ash, Being that Barcelona has a wide array of food options, do you think the dinner or tapas at Flamenco E Ole are worth getting or should we eat else where? Thanks!!
    • August 24, 2019 at 2:49 pm
      ashley
      Team Member
      Ash
      Hola Steven, Honestly the food really holds up at Flamenco E Ole so if you're looking to cut down on travel and an extra reservation it's a fine option. That said, if you're big foodies looking for a unique culinary experience I would reserve elsewhere! Ash
  • June 22, 2019 at 1:41 am
    Brenda C
    Hello, I am wondering, if my flight into Barcelona cancels and I dont get to the flamenco show in time, can I get a refund? I would be attending the day I arrive in Barcelona.
    • June 22, 2019 at 12:20 pm
      ashley
      Team Member
      Ash
      Hi Brenda, Unfortunately last minute cancellations or changes are not permitted (they have to be done at least 48 hours before)... however, you could just buy them as soon as you arrive from your mobile at the airport? That wouldn't be out of the realm of possibility :) Ash
  • June 5, 2019 at 8:55 am
    ashley
    Team Member
    Ash
    Hi Jamie, They just got back to me and told me that indeed... the Palacio del Flamenco is the one included in the City Pass that is named 'Flamenco Show City Center'. Ash
  • June 3, 2019 at 7:31 pm
    Jamie R.
    Does the city pass offer a discount to Flamenco e Olé at the Palacio del Flamenco?
    • June 4, 2019 at 10:04 am
      ashley
      Team Member
      Ash
      Hi Jamie! I've just sent an email to my contact at Ticketbar... I will let you know about this ASAP :)
  • May 11, 2019 at 1:27 pm
    Panshul
    Hey, Thank you for the awesome detailed information about Barcelona in such an interesting way... using your blog for planning my trip to Barcelona in May 2019. Since I have never been to a Flamenco show before... is it a formal evening show? something like the Opera? Do I need to be dressed appropriately in formal attire? or I can visit in my simple holiday clothes.. a Jeans and t-shirt? I plan to visit the show at Palacio del Flamenco. Thanks.
    • May 12, 2019 at 3:39 pm
      ashley
      Team Member
      Ash
      Hi Panshul, I wouldn't say you have to dress up like the opera... it's hard to say really and honestly comes down to personal taste. There is no real dress code at these kind of things but I would say people dress fairly decently. A t-shirt and jeans are fine by me :) I would just dress the way you would going to a decent restaurant. Ash
  • February 26, 2019 at 6:55 pm
    Jordan
    Hello! Im so excited to see some flamenco! I will be bringing by two children with me but one is going to be only 1. Do you think I will need a ticket for her?
    • June 4, 2019 at 3:08 pm
      Erin L
      Did you ever get an answer? We're planning to attend a show at palacio del flamenco in two weeks and have a one-year-old with us!
    • February 27, 2019 at 11:36 am
      ashley
      Team Member
      Ash
      Hi Jordan, That's great to hear! It seems a bit extreme that they'd ask you to buy a ticket for a 1 year old... but unfortunately I'm not sure. Provided you're using the links to Barcelona Turisme above to purchase what you can do is double check by shooting them a quick email at [email protected] before booking. Please let me know how you get on :) Ash
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