No matter what time of year you decide to visit Barcelona, you will enjoy its unique atmosphere. To take a break at the end of the day or between two visits or city walks, there's nothing like stopping off at a bar for an aperitif and sharing a good time with family or friends in a very special context.
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The Escocés Bar
If you wish to have an aperitif in an authentic place, go to the heights of Barcelona, in Calle Mandri, number 23. This place, which has more than 60 years of history, was founded in 1955 and offers, among other things, high quality aperitifs, dishes and tapas. Here, you will be able to enjoy products that look simple and traditional
, but with which you will fall in love from the very first bite. Whether you choose to stay indoors and plunge into the 50's, or enjoy the small terrace, you will not be disappointed by your visit.
El Sifó d’en Garriga
If you want to have an aperitif with your family or friends in an informal place where you don't linger for hours, Sifó d'en Garriga is the ideal place. Located in the Eixample, Calle Consell de Cent, 308, this bar-restaurant has an open kitchen and allows its visitors to order at any time of the day. The local offers all kinds of alcoholic drinks as well as delicious natural fruit juices to accompany the incredibly tasty tapas.
With charm and varied cuisine, ideal for snacking or eating - Images from its Facebook page
The Cañota Casa de Tapas, located at 7 Calle Lleida, has become in just a few years one of Barcelona's bars of reference
. Perfect for taking a break for an aperitif, the Cañota offers a wide selection of tapas made with local products, regional specialties and delicatessen products, which will delight the palate of every visitor.
The Quimet & Quimet
To enjoy a delicious aperitif in a setting that attracts both Barcelonians and visitors alike, go to number 25, Calle del Poeta Cabanyes, in the Poble Sec district. This small establishment offers a wide range of delicatessen products
–a very popular concept in Barcelona– each as delicious as the next. Here you can taste delicious tapas made from seafood such as cockles, knives, mussels, but also from products of the land, and taste all kinds of olives. You will be spoilt for choice in this room decorated with barrels and also the many tins used to offer the tapas to customers. You will also find a wide choice of wines as the wine list has more than 500 references, in addition to liqueurs and other drinks.
Bodega lo Pinyol
A perfect place to taste a large wine list and savour delicious tapas - Images from his Facebook page
Located in the Gracia district, in Calle Torrent de l'Olla, 7, the Bodega lo Pinyol offers a wide range of tapas
made with fresh local products, including "l'esgarret", made with fish, roasted peppers and garlic, as well as an interesting wine and vermouth menu. The ideal place for an aperitif in this authentic part of the city.