Tapas

The truth about tapas

An integral part of Spanish culture, tapas tasting is an experience not to be missed. Here we look into the history of the tradition as well as offering you a guide to some of the most popular dishes!
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A guide to Barcelona’s ‘chiringuito’ beach bars

They might have a strange name but Barcelona's 'chiringuitos' are an ever-popular feature on the city's beach scene. Whether you're after a sunny spot to relax or somewhere a-buzz with nightlife, read our rundown of top sites by the sea.

Paella in Barcelona

Throughout the world paella is known as a definitively Spanish dish, yet in different regions of Spain you'll find countless variations, not least in Catalonia. Find out where to get the best paella in Barcelona, and see how local chefs have made this classic Valencian dish their own.
Escalivada with Shrimp and Scallops by Gabriella Opaz

Lifting the lid on Catalan cuisine

One of the most important parts of any holiday is sampling your chosen destination's culinary fare. And if you're coming to Barcelona, you're in luck! We take a look at classical Catalan cooking and recommend some of our favourite local eateries.

Non-Spanish restaurants – global foods

Have you ever tired of eating foreign food? Missing home cooking while on holiday? Or possibly had enough paella that you could transform into a fish? Although Spanish food is great, there might be times you fancy something different.
Eating in Eixample restaurants

L’Eixample restaurants – where to eat in L’Eixample Esquerra?

Stuck for somewhere to eat in Eixample Esquerra? Well there’s no need with its wide selection of Eixample restaurants and eateries on offer. Whether you are looking for some Spanish delicacies such as Tapas and Paella or something from further afield, say India, Mexico or Thailand then we have chosen a great selection for you.

Eating out in the Gótico – where it all began

Barcelona has so many great places to eat and with many of them in El Gotico, you can spend hours wandering, getting hungrier and hungrier. We have prepared a selection of some of our favourite eateries throughout this area for all times of the day, to save you any hassle. Why not try them all and let us know your overall winner.

Bringing Born to life – top places to eat

El Born offers some great little restaurants and cafés to enjoy simple tapas or a full Catalan-style meal – there is something for everyone. Here, we have compiled a list of our favourite places to eat in the area, with contact details and maps, so you can enjoy a fantastic meal out. Bon appétit!

La Fianna Bar/Restaurant – cocktails and cosmopolitan cuisine

Resolve the “where to go on a Friday night” dilemma. Head to La Fianna with its extensive cocktail list and global menu. There is something to suit everyone at this bar/restaurant, with a wide array of dishes served within a beautiful, gothic building. Save 10% on cocktails with Oh-Barcelona.