The brainchild of chef Jordi Cruz, ABaC Restaurant boasts stunning interiors with large windows overlooking a beautiful garden, ebony and oak furnishings, gold and silver décor, and oval tables with satin and lace textiles that give it a rustic yet elegant finish. The menu is an eclectic blend of traditional and creative Spanish cuisine made with freshly sourced ingredients. Specialties on the tasting menu include Oyster marinated in Apple Kombucha, Fried Squid, and decadent homemade desserts. An elaborate wine cellar at the restaurant features flavorful wines from all around the world that can be paired with the dishes.
An award winning and Michelin star restaurant, Hoja Santa is nothing short of a gastronomical delight. Cooked with extreme perfection and flair, the food looks like it's photoshopped on your plate. The Mexican flavors on the palate and the lingering thought of tasting such phenomenally served food makes this place a must visit while in Barcelona.This restaurant has a very unconventional seating where the tables are facing the kitchen and has a very classy European ambience. The menu includes pickled vegetables, smoked ceviche of white asparagus, prawn pepitoria as well as pumpkin seed palanqueta. Using traditional methods to make food with a modern twist, this is your go-to place if you are looking for authentic Mexican cuisine in Barcelona.
This eatery has been in business since 1836 and has built up a loyal clientele that always packs the place. It serves traditional Catalan cuisine, with a few good ideas from Cantabria and Galicia thrown in. Try the Mixed Steamed Vegetables or Butifarra Amb Mongetes (sausage with beans). Follow that with one of their famous rice dishes, such as Arròs A Banda (like a two-course paella) or Arròs Negre (rice cooked in squid's ink).
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.
With a beautiful view of seaside Barcelona and the old port, Can Sole offers both an ocean view and delicious meals. Serving traditional preparations since 1920, this restaurant has been visited by politicians, artists, bullfighters and friends alike. Such is its repute that it has been awarded the 'Plaque of Honor' for contributing to the tourism of the country. The restaurant is located in an old heritage building. If you are looking for a bright, cozy atmosphere and fresh seafood, then this is the place to relax and enjoy the scenery while you savor tasty fare.
Located within the elegant Hotel Arts Barcelona, Enoteca is a sophisticated restaurant featuring a rich, Mediterranean menu. A lavish meal awaits you at this well-curated restaurant. Spacious interiors ornamented with an inviting decor create a unique ambiance that prepares patrons for an unforgettable culinary journey. The food served is exquisite, but the range of wines served here steals the show. At Enoteca, you will find an impeccable selection of the finest wines from around the world. Chef Paco Perez's signature tasting menu includes Lobster, corals and tomato salad, Koji cured Red Mullet, and Bacon waffles.
Matching the upscale vibe of the Gran Hotel Princesa Sofía, the SOFIA Be So is a treat for your taste buds. Adding a unique contemporary twist to traditional Spanish flavors, you must try out their 7 course and 5 course tasting menu featuring exquisite dishes like Spanish Lobster, Cannelloni, Zebra Sea Bream and more. The ambiance is elegant and classy, with the ceiling and roof mimicking each other in a flower like pattern. Situated right at the centre is the gorgeous bar, with the dining area on the periphery of the wood polished floor. With gold inlays here and there at just the right amount, you will feel like royalty as you dine on some amazing, modern Spanish cuisine.