Be ready for a long wait if you intend to dine at Tickets in Barcelona as this is one of the most popular resto-bars in the city. This trendy restaurant owes its popularity in part to the Michelin star chef Ferran Adrià and to the globally influenced menu that comprises tapas and other Spanish delicacies. Whether it's the savory rabbit ribs or the tasty oysters and slices of tuna belly, Tickets will leave you satiated with the variety of treats offered. Finish your meal with a glass of wine or cava. This acclaimed restaurant is an ultimate dining experience you should not miss out on. Reservations are highly recommended.
This established seafood restaurant in the El Poblenou district has preserved much of its old-fashioned charm. Els Pescadors upholds a very high reputation in Barcelona, and has received many culinary awards. It serves market-fresh cuisine with flair and creativity. As its name, Els Pescadors ('The Fishermen') suggests, you should stick with the delicious fish and shellfish dishes, which range from simple steamed mussels to an elaborate cod salad with puff pastry. Seat yourself on an old marble-topped table surrounded by antiques and a few timely reminders that you're next to a modern Olympic Village.
Barcelona with the students and the tourists has scores of nightclubs, pubs and bars that rock the night life. Harlem Jazz Club is one such place that attracts one and all. The locals frequent this place to enjoy the melange of music. Be it professional or an amateur, the crowd enthusiastically cheers the artists. Jazz, funk and blues groups, the variety of the genres of music played here is amazing. Though a very modest club, the extra-ordinary performances rock the house.
Moritz, the celebrated beer brand was established by Louis Moritz in 1856, a French immigrant to the country. Today its yellow trademark logo has stamped the cards of bars across the globe. As an extension of its long standing beer legacy, a trendy bar occupies the old microbrewery. Architect Jean Nouvel breathed new life into the historic Fàbrica Moritz Barcelona with an illuminated warm palette and exposed brick beams to call as decor. Indulge in organic and unpasteurized ales and lagers, best complimented with tapas and local specialties on offer. The ambiance is always buzzing with energy and retains its rustic charm.
Marula Café is a vibrant pub and music space, hosting concerts and live gigs every night. Funk music rules, while rock, pop, country, jazz and other genres are also played here. The club is intimate though CD launches, presentations, small conferences and so on are also held. The crowd is an eclectic mix of locals and visitors, making this a great place to mingle with friends and friendly strangers. Grab a drink at the cocktail bar, known for the delicious libations served here, and groove to the music as you become oblivious to the city outside. The venue is best known for the weekly A Wamba Baluba night, every Thursday from 9:30p to 5a. The club comes alive to the sound of music as local, national and international bands take center stage. DJ sessions and theme parties often feature on the entertainment program of A Wamba Balaba as well.
A gem in the chic neighborhood of El Barri Gotic, Milk has established itself as one of the top nightlife destinations in the vibrant city. Stepping into this cocktail tavern is like taking a trip back in time to the English gentlemen's clubs of the 18th century. The entire seating room is decorated with a touch of antiquity, right from the gilded mirrors to the Middle-eastern accents. Locals usually come here to splurge and indulge, whether it is the eccentric cocktails and spirits or the contemporary local fare. The cocktail list has a range of vintage and new drinks; and the wine list explores reds, whites and the favored Cava. Surprisingly, the place gets filled up even post-dawn with those looking for hangover-cures and lazy brunches.