The bar at Quimet & Quimet.

Barcelona: top 5 restaurants

  1. Quimet & Quimet — This tiny little space is one of the greatest tapas bars in the world. Choose a bottle of wine (every wall is packed high with bottles), cram around a high table and order your food from the bar. Carrer del Poeta Cabanyes, 25, 08004 Barcelona
  2. Tapac 24 — Order a drink and line up on the steps. The experience is not fancy but the food is yum and fun. Carrer de la Diputació, 269, 08007 Barcelona
  3. El Born Bar— Great drinks and delicious tapas in the heart of Born. Find a cozy table and settle in for the night. Passeig del Born, 26, 08003 Barcelona
  4. Cafe Zurich — An iconic meeting place in Placa de Catalunya. Fantastic place to start day with a coffee, freshly squeezed orange juice and a pastry. Watch the bustle flow past. Plaza Catalunya, 1, 08002 Barcelona
  5. La Boqueria— Have a wonder around the market and then pick any of the bars for fresh and tasty tapas. Don’t worry, they still serve beer…it’s Barcelona. La Rambla, 91, 08001 Barcelona

Bonus tip: purchase MoVida’s Guide to Barcelona, the format that all guide books should adopt.