Dine in Style at Barcelona's Finest, Most Delicious Restaurants

Although Barcelona is pretty much an 'anything goes' city when it comes to dining out, there are a few classic establishments that require a slightly nicer attire. The city's Fine Dining scene is ripe with high-end restaurants, classy food and elegant people, although no matter how 'Fine' it is, there's still a down to earth, unassuming vibe to most places. Whether you're in the mood for Mediterranean Fusion or classic Catalan cuisine, Barcelona has a variety of nicer options. One of the unique things about dining in the city is that many of the restaurants are situated in heritage buildings, with beautiful architecture and a rich history to accompany the meal. You're not only eating delicious food, but you're dining in style in one of the Mediterranean Coast's most magnetic cities. La Dama restaurant is an example of a place situated in one of Barcelona's Art Nouveau buildings, constructed in 1918.

In addition to the architecturally renowned buildings, many of the restaurants in the Old City are located in quaint and charming locales, small enough so that you feel like you're in an intimate setting, yet not that you're seated on top of each other. Montiel and Pla are great options in the Born and Gothic Quarter (respectively).    



An authentic mix of Catalan and Galician cuisine, this is one of Barcelona and Spain's most renowned restaurants. Featuring a modern, yet classic decor the food is of the highest quality with top-notch service in an elegant yet relaxed setting....  Read More

Old Town


Literally meaning "Seven Doors," this restaurant has been in business since 1836. Third and fourth generations of loyal patrons still pack the place. Marble floors, endless mirrors and huge portions of great Catalan food such as herring with...  Read More

La Dama


One flight up from street level, choose from house specialties of filet of goat, cream of potato soup with caviar and expertly prepared dishes of lamb, veal, beef and shellfish. The service is professional, and the wine list is a perfect...  Read More

Els Pescadors


Situated in the up and coming Poblenou neighborhood, this original tavern, now turned high-end restaurant, has been serving the freshest seafood and highest quality dishes for years. If you're in the mood for dining in an elegant, chic...  Read More

Comerc 24


This Michelin star restaurant boasts the best of both worlds; an eclectic tapas bar with the service of an elegant restaurant. Avant-Garde with a modern decor, Comerc 24 has been hailed as a Barcelona 'must-try' from foodies worldwide. Renowned...  Read More

Poblet Sec


Ferran Adria's newest addition to Barcelona's tapas scene, Tickets is a refreshing spin on gastro-tapas, offering delicious, innovative dishes in a fun and youthful locale. Tapas can be ordered a la carte or ask for their surprise menu where you...  Read More



Upscale wine bar and restaurant in the heart of the Eixample, Monvinic is for wine lovers and foodies. Featuring a selection of international and Spanish high quality wines, every day they open a selection of thirty wines from around the world,...  Read More



Mediterranean inspired cuisine with Spanish influence, this intimate and elegant restaurant is an excellent find in the heart of the Old City. Pla has an extensive menu including fish, meats, salads as well as seasonal specialties and mouth...  Read More

Boca Grande


An excellent mix of Mediterranean and Catalan cuisine in a charming and elegant setting. Boca Grande is one of Barcelona's fastest rising 'IT' restaurants. It's a great place to throw private parties as they have an additional salon for large...  Read More



There are few Barcelona restaurants able to beat the charm, elegance and eclectic menu found at Montiel. Hidden on one of the narrow side streets in the Born, this small, two-story restaurant has mouth watering tapas, meats, starters and above...  Read More


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