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Dos Palillos, which means "two chopsticks" in Spanish, is a trendy Asian fusion, Tapas bar. The sleek design with its open kitchen makes for a fun and different tapas experience including watching the skilled chef's work their magic tableside. Menu items include tapas like char siew bao, chicken yakitori, meat gyoza and Vietnamese summer rolls. If you love dining in the tapeo style but with a twist, Dos Palillos is a must visit in Barcelona.
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.
Having already picked up a slew of awards for his work at the path-breaking ABac, celebrated chef Jordi Cruz promises an equally exciting time at Angle. The restaurant is located within the luxurious confines of the Cram Hotel, and offers an ingredient-driven menu of contemporary specialties. Choose from a diverse selection of seafood and meat creations including Fillet of roast monkfish, Fillet of hake with clams, Roast suckling pig and Roast guinea-fowl with foie gras. The tasting menu lets you fully experience the diversity of the chef's creations. Neutral tones with a dash of red for contrast characterize the elegant dining room. Subdued lighting adds warmth to the proceedings. Check website for more.
When in Spain, do as the trendy Spaniards do! Cinc Sentits may be a relatively new restaurant, but it has quickly climbed the popularity charts. It appeals to all your senses, with the profusion of flavors, aromas and the colorful look, living up to the meaning of its name, "five senses." Chef Jordi Artal tempts you with creatively modern Catalan cuisine featuring delicious appetizers like Valdeón Salad (with caramelized apple, candied walnuts, mesclun, walnut oil) and entrees like Iberian Suckling Pig, among many more. Mouthwatering desserts provide a perfect end to the meal. If choosing gets too difficult, go in for the Tasting Menu, comprised of their signature dishes. Come and enjoy an interesting meal in one of Barcelona's most famous neighborhoods!
Just down the street from the Condes de Barcelona Hotel is its famous restaurant, Lasarte. Reserve a table here and see why it is arguably the most sought-after eatery in town. Taste the delicacies that the chefs skilfully put together, usually consisting of Catalan specialties that the country is known for. The interesting list of deserts also needs a special mention. Located in the heart of the city, opposite the Gaudi Pedrera, this 18th-century structure is worth a visit, both for its food and ambience.
Step into the chic Hotel Omm for a cutting edge dining experience. Trendy interiors replete with large windows, clean lines and hand-painted plates beckon you back time and again. The culinary expertise of the Roca brothers keeps the diners coming in for more. Creative cuisine consisting of contemporary Catalan fare makes up the innovative menu at Moo Restaurant. The half portions option makes sure you enjoy your meal perfectly and ensures that you don't over indulge yourself. Choose from dishes like sea bass with lemongrass, monkfish with wild mushrooms, or the baby goat roasted in honey and rosemary. Make sure you try their trademark desserts. If selection becomes a tad too difficult, just order the recommended Joan Roca set menu, consisting of five dishes and wine.
Disfrutar takes patrons on a culinary experience that's unrivaled anywhere else in the city. The restaurant is known as one of the best fine dining establishments in the city and easily rivals any 3 Michelin star restaurant. As soon as you step in, an elegant ambiance and a sophisticated decor greet you. The menu features novel preparations that are focused on imbibing unique flavors with immense attention to the finer elements thus making every dish spectacular. Every dish on the menu is absolutely 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.
Established in 1869 as Taberna d’en Gaig, today Restaurant Gaig has an international reputation for stunning cuisine. The chef hand-selects fresh produce from Barcelona's famous La Boqueria and creatively plates up ancestral recipes with an inventive spin. Opt for Duck Magret or three-way Palamós prawns, or their prix fixe Gran àpat menu. The wine cellar is stocked with an impressive collection that guarantees the perfect pairing. The building, a former inn, retains a warm and hospitable atmosphere, complementing the traditional yet refined cuisine. Elegant accents and rouge undertones paint a picture of romance and mystique.
High ceilings and stark white walls, softened by a single blood-red rose on every table, create a dramatic yet understated ambiance at Hisop. The brainchild of Chefs Oriol Ivern and Guillem Pla, it offers a startling mix of recipes that take the base of traditional dishes and twist them into something totally contemporary. Candied-Olives Petit Four, foie gras with beer, and asparagus with vegetables and almonds are examples of a few dishes that make up their innovative and ever-changing menu. Even the desserts are a cut apart; try the Roses and Chocolate or a cheesecake with tomatoes! The new and exciting dishes are perfect for special occasions - you can even organize private events and corporate meals here.
A combination of Japanese and Peruvian food is unique indeed. Pakta is a restaurant that puts these different flavors on your plate while you enjoy light conversations with family and friends. The ambiance, interiors and friendly staff welcome you to a great dining experience. Be sure to reserve a table in advance.
Right at the outset, Dos Cielos, perched on the 24th level of the cutting-edge Melia Barcelona Sky, will take your breath away. Having garnered widespread acclaim and awards for the contemporary techniques, the celebrated chef duo of Sergio and Javier Torres bring their signature style to the kitchen. Some of the delightful menu offerings include Gastrovac Cod, Octopus and Seaweed salad and Scallops with Prat Artichokes. The restaurant's obsession with quality ingredients is reflected in their organic herb garden on the hotel's rooftop. The open kitchen offers an excellent opportunity to watch your dishes being crafted, though you might find it difficult to look away from the spectacular city views in the first place. Settle down on the outdoor terrace for a breathtaking experience of floating over the city as you dine.