If you travel to Spain and especially in Barcelona, you will probably hear the word “terraza” (terrace) quite often.
Local people of Barcelona love their terrazas and who can blame them, what is better than enjoying some tapas and a good drink in one of the many beautiful outdoor terraces of the city?
Whether it is for a drink, a nice sunset dinner or just an icecream, we created a list of some of the best terrazas for the different barrios (quarters).
Monjuïc, Sants, Les Corts
This beautiful restaurant is situated in the Montjuic Mountains, with a spectacular view of the harbor, the city and the sea. The restaurant is the perfect place for relaxing and enjoy delicious food with a spectacul view.
The menu is mostly inspired by the sea and the mediterranean coast, you will find typical dishes with local ingredients carefully selected by the chef Josep Maria Maso from all over the peninsula from the La Boqueria market to seasonal vegetables from local farmers.
We know you will probably think “Why an Italian restaurant, what about Spanish food?” We promise that when you will try the delicious Italian food prepared by the Colombo twins (Xemei means twins in Venetian) you will change your mind. We are not talking about random pizza and spaghetti, the Xemei menu includes tasty delicatesses exactly like you would eat in Venice. Visit the Xemei restaurant if you want to try authentic Italian food with a touch of vintage glamour.
Granja Petitbo is the perfect place if you want to enjoy some delicious food in a trendy Instagram-friendly location. They have a delicious breakfast menu and brunch everyday but also several delicious tapas and options for lunch, dinner or a good snack.
Did anyone said tapas? At Tapas 2254 you will find what they define premium gourmet tapas and they are not lying. This is the perfect place for a fine dining experience at a reasonable price in a a very nice location.
Raval, Barrio Gothico & El Born
El Bar de l’Antic Teatre
L’Antic Teatre is a recycled old space and the main source of income for the Social and Cultural Centre of Barcelona. Enjoy the relaxed athmosfer in one of the best indoor terraces of the city. The Bar is also the social room of Antic Teatre, the meeting point for musicians and local artist to exchange ideas and simply enjoy their time.
Cuines de Sant Catarina
Cuines Santa Caterina is situated in the brand new Santa Caterina market in the El Born neighborhood. The name of the restaurant litterally means cuisines in Catalan, beacuse it offers 4 different types of exotic and local cuisines: Mediterranean, Asian, Italian and vegetarian. Enjoy delicious fusion style food at a very reasonable price in a trendy location!
1881 per Sagardi
The 1881 per Sagardi restaurant is located in the Museu d'Història de Catalunya and offers one of the best rooftop of the city. Enjoy a drink in this trendy restaurant and bar with a beautiful view over the harbor, La Barceloneta and the famous Hotel W Barcelona.
A xiringuito (or chiringuito in Spanish) is a small bar usually located at the beach, selling drinks and snacks and Xiringuito Escribà is the trendy version of it. The restaurant is said to be one of the best places for Paella in Barcelona and offers great seafood dishes.
If you like Japanese food, you found the place for you. This trendy restaurant is one of the most hotspots of Barcelona and the chef Naoyuki Haginoya will surprise you with delicious sushi and Japanese delicatesses.
Can Travi Nou
Located in a tradition 17th century farmhouse, the Can Travi Nou is famous for its lovely location, relaxing atmosphere and traditional Catalan food and is often chosen as the location for fairy tale weddings.