Enjoy an Intimate Evening in Barcelona's Most Romantic Restaurants

Barcelona doesn't lack when it comes to romance. The city is strewn with beautiful buildings, a stunning seaside boardwalk and most of all, plenty of charming, tasty and intimate places to dine. The city's older areas such as the Gothic Quarter, Born, Raval and Barceloneta neighborhoods not only have some excellent options, but the restaurants are often situated in out of the way courtyards, and little patios and terraces, tucked away from the main streets. El Jardi, is situated in a garden and lights up during the evening, making you forget where you are. El Salon is another extremely romantic restaurant, especially during the summer when you can eat on the terrace, which is surrounded by the old Roman Wall. As you get into the Eixample neighborhood, there are some very trendy, new gastro bars, all of which are romantic with delicious menus. And if you're into wine as well as food, there are some excellent wine and tapas bars which are exceptionally romantic, as most of them only have a few seats, so it's quiet and enjoyable for either just a few drinks or dinner as well. And then there's Barcelona's wonderful boardwalk where you can dine overlooking the Mediterranean sea; it's hard to beat that.  

Ginger Bar


With its hanging disco ball, plush leather seats and wooden tables, many Ginger fans have coined this trendy wine and cocktail bar as an 'airport lounge'. It is however, rather known for it's innovative cocktails, wide selection of amazing wine...  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

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

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

Andu Bar


Romantic, intimate and cozy, this dimly lit wine and tapas bar is tucked away on one of the Gothic Quarters' many side streets. Ideal for dates or a few drinks with friends, it's owned by a Canadian and the service is top notch and so is the...  Read More



One of Barcelona's most popular tea houses, Caj Chai is tucked away in the city's Old Jewish Quarter, (the Call) in the Gothic neighborhood behind Plaza Sant Jaume. It's hard to find a tea house with as many options as Caj Chai and as romantic....  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



An excellent gastro tapas bar in the Old City right near Arc De Triomf at the edge of the Born neighborhood. Elsa y Fred sports an early 1920's decor and provides an elegant understated vibe. It's a great place for a morning coffee and paper,...  Read More

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El Salón


Charming, quaint and one of the only restaurants in Barcelona that takes reservations on their outdoor terrace, El Salon is a always a sure bet for out-of-towners, dates and intimate evenings amongst close friends. Featuring a mix of Catalan and...  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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