Where to Eat

Here’s all the info you’ll need on typical Barcelona dishes and our personal restaurant recommendations whether they’re traditional, modern, vegetarian, gluten free, or whatever else… que aprovechen!

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  • a table set with a salmon salad and glass of white wine in a barcelona restaurant
    Ash | October 27, 2021 | 121 comments
    52 Best Restaurants in Barcelona: Where to Eat in BCN

    Here’s my guide on the best restaurants in Barcelona. Whether you’re looking for value tapas bars, local Catalan cuisine, or tasting menus at Michelin star stunners I’ll have it listed here – I might even throw in the odd street food joint. Let’s take a deeper look at the Barcelona restaurants dominating the local food […]

  • top tapas restaurant does patatas bravas in barcelona
    Ash | October 23, 2021 | 37 comments
    The Best Tapas in Barcelona + 7 Bars with Free Food

    As you walk around the city looking for food you may find yourself thinking of the old Catalan proverb: Barcelona és bona si la bossa sona (Barcelona is only good if you’ve got money). But don’t let anybody tell you there’s not good cheap food out there. In my list of the best tapas in Barcelona […]

  • a breakfast in barcelona with coffee, fruit, and a croissant
    Ash | March 6, 2021 | 21 comments
    Breakfast in Barcelona: The 15 Tastiest Spots

    Many people have asked me where to eat breakfast in Barcelona. If you’re looking for a coffee and cake, a full English breakfast, smoothies, classic cereals with flavoured milks, vegan options, or a typical Barcelona breakfast with Mediterranean ingredients I’ve rounded them up here. Heck, any good traveler should probably try all of these! So […]

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    Ash | January 23, 2020 | 74 comments
    The 15 Best Paella Restaurants in Barcelona

    Navigate the maze of impostors with local advice on where to eat a mouthwatering paella while on holiday in Barcelona – without getting ripped off.

  • a spread of typical pintxos in barcelona spain
    Ash | August 9, 2019 | 17 comments
    The Best Pintxos in Barcelona from €1.00

    Where else but Spain could you sample eight or nine local delicacies and wash it down with a cold beer for less than a tenner? Here are the best pintxo spots in Barcelona – remember to save the toothpicks!

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    Ash | July 24, 2019 | 8 comments
    Gluten Free in Barcelona: 16 Restaurants and Local Tips

    The doorman at the office I work usually doesn’t get much past the weather as a topic of conversation until one day he gave me a menacing look and said… “You’ve got nothing for celiacs on your blog!” What surprised me though is when I came back down later in the day: he’d had a little note […]

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