Barcelona city guide: 10 places to Sleep-Eat-Drink

Ahhh Barcelona Barcelona, it is quite a cool city right? I have always been divided between Madrid and Barcelona, I have to admit that I LOVE MADRID and always enjoy going there. But this time Barcelona enchanted me somehow… was it the weather? The places I went? The beach? I am not sure, but it left me wanting more!

1.- Accommodation 

We stayed in a lovely Airbnb between La Sagrada Familia and the Ramblas and all that. I looked for a lot of hotels, but could not find one that adapted to our budget or needs. So I decided to go for this Lovely and stylish flat! It was fantastic to fell at “Home”, we would arrive and have a drink, have breakfast together and chill, and the apartment was so lovely that we did not mind to rest and chat in there.

Direct link to the apartment.

Our lovely Airbnb Apartment

Our lovely Airbnb Apartment

Restaurants

We mostly had breakfast at our place, so I do not have cool places for breakfast. However I have super cool places for lunch and dinner:

2.- Agust – GastroBar

A lovely & super trendy place to have lunch and specially dinner! My favourite thing about it (and what actually made me go there) was this amazing Cactus dessert! It was sorbet inside and white chocolate outside! Simply explosive!
Webpage:  agustbarcelona.com¦ Tel: + 34 931 626 733¦ Address: Carrer Parlament, 54

Agust Gastrobar

Agust Gastrobar

This is Eatable! Agust Gastro Bar

This is Eatable! Agust Gastro Bar

3.- The Boca Grande

A UNIQUE place to have dinner-go-out. The decor is MAGESTIC and very very original, if you plan to go there you should not be afraid of loud music, heavy drinking & higher prices. In return you will have a trendy place, party atmosphere and a THE-PLACE-TO-BE feeling…. I took the deal, and you?
Webpage: www.bocagrande.cat  Tel: + 34 93 467 51 49 ¦ Address: Passatga de la Concepció, 12

Boca Grande Barcelona

Boca Grande Barcelona

4.- El Chiringuito del Pez Vela

This place is heaven on earth, the view is so surprising. You can’t believe you are actually in a city! Just 20 min from our place we arrived to Pez Vela, sat down and just wowed to the view. They have a 35 EUR menu that includes Salad, Paella, Ice-Cream dessert, water & glass of wine, can we ask for anything more? Yes! The place is Uber cool 🙂
Webpage: Pez Vela ¦ Tel: +34 932 216 317¦ Address: Paseo del Mare Nostrum, 19/21 (Below W hotel)geneva-lifestyle-blog-what-to-do-in-barcelona-pez-vela-2 geneva-lifestyle-blog-what-to-do-in-barcelona-chiringuito-del-pez-vela geneva-lifestyle-blog-what-to-do-in-barcelona-pez-vela

5.- El Viti

Loved the laid-back atmosphere and the delicious tapas! The decoration is urban-modern with brick walls and marble tables… we love that dont we? The best is that it was literally next to our apartment so it was super convenient to just walk across the street and eat there!
Webpage: El Viti ¦ Tel: +34 936 33 83 36 ¦ Address: Passeign Sant Joan, 62

El Viti Taberna

El Viti Taberna

6.- Chök

Have you ever seen so many creative Krönut in one single place? This is simply TDF!!! Check the article from Nouad about this place! This made me want to go immediately!
Webpage: www.chokbarcelona.com Tel: +34 933 042 360¦ Address: Calle del Carme, 3

Meet the Kronut

Meet the Kronut

 

More places recommended:

I did not go to these places these are only recommendations from other people including Nouhad from Choisi Ton Resto!

  1. Mexican Restaurant: Niño Viejo
  2. Other Mexican Restaurant: Hoja Santa
  3. By the Beach: El Gallito
  4. Cool Hotel + drinks: Casa Bonay 
  5. Ramblas: Bar Lobo 
  6. Gastrobar: Elsa y Fred
  7. At the Gothic Neighborhood: Mirilla
  8. Vietnamese Inspired: Bun Bo
  9. Gastronomical Experience: El Nacional 
  10. Out for Drinks: Rosa Negra
  11. Açai Bowls and Co – Hammock 
  12. Healthy Food: Flax & Kale
Plaza Mayor

Plaza Mayor

Visits

It was not the first time I went to Barcelona, so we did not visit many many things. However we did a super cool visit of Casa Batllo with Auugmented Reality, and a rooftop concert at the end! It was amazing, if you go there soon you need to book it!

7.- Night visit of Casa Battló – This was an amazing experience with a concert of the rooftop after a virtual enhanced experience visit! Magic Nightsgeneva-lifestyle-blog-what-to-do-in-barcelona-casa-battlo-2

8.- La Sagrada Familia – A must see of Barcelona. But that you already knew :). Do not forget to reserve your tickets! geneva-lifestyle-blog-what-to-do-in-barcelona-sagrada-familia2

Sagrada Familia Lights

Sagrada Familia Lights

9.- Las Ramblas – This is also great to walk around, stop in the market take a picture, buy some flowers…

Mercat St Josep

Mercat St Josep

10.- Barceloneta – If you are going during the Summer months, do not hesiate to pass by the beach and spend the day there… just chilling and enjoying the SUN!

Barceloneta & W Barcelona in the Background

Barceloneta & W Barcelona in the Background

 

Of course many many things are missing, and there are tons of things to do in Barca, but this was my weekend! I hope you liked it!

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