Category Archives: Barcelona Gastronomy

Topics related to the food and drink culture of Barcelona

10 Catalan dishes to try in Barcelona

ShareCatalan cuisine was one of the world’s best kept secrets until recently, with names such as Ferran Adria and the Roca brothers bringing it to world-wide renown. Interestingly, both of these cooks style is deeply rooted in Catalan tradition as … Continue reading

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Espectapes

ShareLocated on Calle Provença just of Passeig de Gràcia, el Principal de l’Eixample is one of the cities many very fine restaurants and is renowned for its contemporary take on traditional Catalan cuisine. This month, the restaurant launches ‘Espectapes’, a … Continue reading

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Food & Drink for people with allergies in Barcelona

ShareAllergies and food intolerances are increasingly common. For the traveller with allergies, a source of concern when visiting a new town or city is always this: “what will I be able to eat, and where?”. Spanish shops and supermarkets cater … Continue reading

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The best brunch in Barcelona

ShareEveryone loves a good brunch. Here are our top 3 in Barcelona. Enjoy! Federal Cafe Based on an informal Australian eatery, Federal cafe looks like it up sticks from Melbourne and landed in the Eixample in Barcelona. Featuring exceedingly tasteful … Continue reading

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The Roca brothers will open an ice cream parlour in the Liceu

ShareThe Celler Can Roca in Girona is one of the world’s most famous restaurants. After the legendary EL Bulli closed its doors a few years ago, the Roca brothers slipped from second into first place in the San Pellegrino restaurant … Continue reading

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Earth Markets in Barcelona

ShareOn Saturday June the 13th Slow Food Barcelona will kick off the cities first “Mercat de la Terra”, or Earth Market; it is to take place in the Three Chimneys Park at the foot of the Parallel in Poble-sec. The … Continue reading

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Our 5 favourite paella and rice restaurants in Barcelona

SharePaella comes from Valencia and is not a native Catalan dish. Here we prefer our rice dishes more soupy, slowly cooked in a rich Catalan fumet fish stock, and full of mouth watering shell fish such as clams, prawns and … Continue reading

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La Barceloneta – a favourite neighbourhood

ShareLa Barceloneta is built on reclaimed land between the old town the former Maians Island, and is where Barcelona’s most central beach is found. An evocative name, La Barceloneta, this is Barcelona’s much loved neighbourhood by the sea, where the … Continue reading

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Van Van food market

ShareVan Van, Barcelona’s food truck market would be equally at home in Melbourne, East London, San Francisco or Berlin. Come along and enjoy some high quality, healthy, locally and ethically sourced organic street food at this global village food market … Continue reading

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Boulevard Sou d’Art at the Casa Batllo

ShareHigh end fashion, design and gastronomy come together at Boulevard Sou d’Art in the Casa Batllo on Passeig de Gracia in Barcelona. This Christmas the iconic art nouveau building by Antoni Gaudí will open its doors once again, to celebrate … Continue reading

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