Bar Cañete offers delicious and elegant tapas, some of the very best in Barcelona. The scallops served with Iberian ham and tenderloin and their steak tartar are absolute must-tries. Have your pick from a selection of fine wines to accompany your meal - including, but not limited to red and sparkling wines directly from Spain - and immerse yourself in the sophisticated setting.
A revered culinary establishment of the city, Senyor Parellada celebrates Catalan cuisine. Gracefully decorated, the restaurant's interior is a tribute to the place's colonial roots. Furnished to entertain larger parties, the hotel's courtyard is filled with an amber hue emanating from august chandeliers that accentuate the exquisite art adorning every wall. The menu replicates the grace of the decor through quintessential dishes served with thoughtfulness. Fresh from the ocean, the seafood-laden paella is a must try here closely followed by the meaty duck breast or pork cheek.
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.
Well known for his take on Catalan cuisine, Chef Jordi Vilà showcases his skills at Alkimia. A regular stop for food connoisseurs, it bears his trademark style with innovative ingredients and methods that compile a unique Catalan meal. Start with peas with cuttlefish and move on to the Ñoras rice with saffron and fresh langoustine. Then, indulge in the Artichoke salad with Iberian ham. A Prix-fixe menu is also provided to diners in a dilemma. Experience the distinct texture and flavor of each ingredient in the dishes that lend their magic to make the meal memorable.
Coure, located in the hip district of Gracia, is a must-see for any foodie looking to explore traditional Catalan cuisine with a masterful twist. The chef and owner Albert Ventura has created a menu consisting of small, elegant dishes with a flair for the unique. Many Catalan staples like sardines, tuna and fresh vegetables are used in the menu but in unpredictable ways to please the diner's palette. The restaurant also offers a great wine menu to pair with the delicious tasting menu. The decor is light, minimalist and airy.
Disfrutar takes patrons on an unrivaled culinary journey that will remain with them long after they exit the premises. The restaurant is known as one of the best fine dining establishments in the city and easily rivals any Michelin star restaurant. As soon as you step in, an elegant ambiance and a sophisticated décor greet you. The menu features novel preparations focused on imbibing unique flavors with immense attention to the finer elements, thus making every dish spectacular. Every dish on the menu is delightful; however, if you can't make up your mind, the tasting menu is the way to go. They also have an extensive collection of fine wines that perfectly pair with the food. Ask the sommelier for his recommendations. This restaurant is more than worth every penny and should not be missed when in the city.