Category Archives: Barcelona Gastronomy

Topics related to the food and drink culture of Barcelona

Villa Más – and why wine is cheaper in Spanish restaurants than anywhere else in the world

ShareThe Financial Times’ food critic Nicholas Lander clearly has a penchant for Catalan gastronomy, to which his column is dedicated with increasing frequency. Last weekend Lander reviewed the Villa Más restaurant in the Costa Brava bay of Sant Feliu de … Continue reading

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El Celler de Can Roca celebrates its 25th birthday

ShareThis month the world’s second best restaurant, El Celler de Can Roca, celebrates its 25th birthday. No longer second fiddle to El Bulli, which closed its doors this July, El Celler de Can Roca is now hot on the heels … Continue reading

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A walk to remember: Montjuic, Miró, the MNAC & Mies van der Rohe

ShareThis walk takes in the sights of Montjuic Mountain – a quintessential Barcelona landmark, The Miró Museum, the MNAC (National Museum of Art of Catalunya), the Barcelona Pavilion by Mies Van de Rohe. We recommend you start early, this is … Continue reading

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A Taste of Spain in London’s Regent Street

ShareLondon. A Taste of Spain arrives in London’s regent street for the sixth year running. On the back of Barcelona’s Uefa victory over Manchester United it should interest a number of tourists in visiting Spain and especially Barcelona. For the … Continue reading

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Las Arenas opens in the former Plaça Espanya bullring

ShareAfter many years of planning and construction, the conversion of Barcelona’s 19th century bullring in Plaça Espanya has been completed, featuring commercial, gastronomic and leisure premises, with the original façade completely intact. The new mall ‘Las Arenas de Barcelona’ opens … Continue reading

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The Financial Times’ Nicolas Lander’s choice of best new Barcelona eateries

ShareLast weekend Nicholas Lander, the FT’s food writer and a famous restauranteur, wrote a review of 5 tapas bars and restaurants in Barcelona. His trip through Barcelona focused on new and cutting edge places that have just recently opened, emphasising … Continue reading

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A Michelin starred charity dinner at the Hotel Arts

ShareHotels Arts’ chef Paco Pérez offers a tasting menu paired with a selection of fine international wines at the Enoteca restaurant. Barcelona skyline views with a glass of champagne in hand accompanying a morel cream with foie gras ice cream … Continue reading

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Experience the gastronomy of Girona in the Sagrada Familia Market

ShareBetween the 6th and 7th of May the gastronomy of Girona can be sampled in the Sagrada Familia Market in Barcelona. Tastings and produce from the region will be offered as well as information on touristic, cultural and sporting activities … Continue reading

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Rooftop bars and cocktails in Barcelona

ShareBarcelona offers many rooftop bars and restaurants, the ideal place to spend a pleasant day enjoying the views whilst eating and drinking. Here we review some of the best. Visit Up is the terrace of the Hotel Pulitzer (Bergara, 8, next … Continue reading

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Tapas are the future of Spanish cuisine says Ferran Adrià

ShareFerran Adrià met yesterday with some of the best chefs in the world, Joan Roca, Juan Mari Arzak and Pedro Subijana in Roses, the town where he has his restaurant El Bulli. His prediction? That in the future few of … Continue reading

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