[BARCELONA GUIDE - TOP 10]
From its rich history and culture, to its bustling streets and stunning architecture, Barcelona - or Barna, as it’s affectionately known – is a dapper city that never fails to impress. Whether you’re a first time visitor or a seasoned traveler, there’s always something new to discover. Before you arrive and order your sangria in the sun, take a look at 10 of the most charming spots to add to your list.
THE HOXTON POBLENOU HOTEL
1. THE HOXTON POBLENOU HOTEL
Avinguda Diagonal, 205, 08018 Barcelona, Spain
One of the best charming corners to stay at. With an Impressive roof top pool, a taqueria, terracotta floors, faded florals and mediteranean hue bedroom swith views of the city.
2. CASA BONAY HOTEL
Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, 700, 08010 Barcelona, Spain
Independant hotel in a restored building dating 1856. Locals and travelers mix together seamlessly in the beautifully renovated public spaces at Casa Bonay, right in the heart of the city.
3. YURBBAN RAMBLAS BOUTIQUE HOTEL
La Rambla, 129, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
Located in the upper section of Las Ramblas, it's the ideal starting point for exploring the city.
4. BISTRO LEVANTE
Placeta de Manuel Ribé, 1, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
An innovative neo-bistrot offering clean mediterranean dishes and natural wines in Barcelona's barri Gótic.
YURBBAN RAMBLAS BOUTIQUE HOTEL
5. VEREDA BAR
C/ de la Diputació, 155, 08011 Barcelona, Spain
Dedicated to quality slow-food, natural wines and good life.
6. THE GREEN SPOT
Carrer de la Reina Cristina, 12, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
Serving seasonal vegetables, unique flavours from all around the world in a cosy space designed by Brazilian architect Isay Weinfeld. Also has an indoor garden!
7. LES FILLES CAFÈ
Carrer de Minerva, 2, 08006 Barcelona, Spain
Healthy eating restaurant with a menu full of locally sourced ingredients, served in a hidden garden oasis in the heart of Barcelona.
8. BAR CENTRAL
Carrer d'Elisabets, 6, 0800 Barcelona, Spain
A beautiful oasis in the Raval that feels somewhat of a secret spot.
LES FILLES CAFÈ
9. EL XAMPANYET
C/. de Montcada, 22, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
At this temple of spanish tapas and sparkling wine, don’t be surprised if you come in for half an hour and stay for three. Down one of the narrow, pedestrianized streets of Barcelona's El Borne neighborhood, just around the corner from Picasso Museum.
10. BAR CAÑETE
Carrer de la Unió, 17, 0800 Barcelona, Spain
A classic spot and one of the most famous tapas bar in Barcelona, located in the heart of the vibrant Raval neighbourhood. Well known to be one of the finest eateries in town - a taste of traditional Spanish tapas with a touch of fine dining. If you eat tapas only once while in Barcelona, let it be at Bar Cañete.