If you enjoy a nice cocktail, you won’t want to miss out on the bar scene when in Barcelona.
It’s city filled with speakeasies, clubs and a casual bar scene. There is something for everyone in Barcelona with lots to explore. These five bars are just a handful you can discover throughout the city.
Paradiso – best speakeasy
Carrer de Rera Palau, 4, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
Disguised as a pastrami shop, this speakeasy / cocktail lounge has more to offer than what meets the eye. Each drink will take you on an adventure, served in not-so-typical styles. Need something to fill you up? Conveniently, they also offer savory pastrami sandwiches.
Dry Martini – most stylish
Carrer d’Aribau, 162, 166, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
What was once a speakeasy that required a password to enter has now transformed into one of the most chic cocktail bars in the city. While you are able to make a reservation today, the atmosphere still feels hidden.
Espit Chupitos – best shots
If you’re adventurous, this shot bar is for you. Espit Chupitos is originally a Madrid-based establishment that offers a large variety of of shots. Some are decked out with whipped cream and others are set on fire. Make sure that if you go with a group of friends, surprise order the Monica Lewinsky shot for a good laugh.
Hotel Ayre Rosellon Rooftop Bar – best hotel bar
Carrer del Rosselló, 390, 08025 Barcelona, Spain
If you want to admire the beauty of La Sagrada Familia, then you need to check out this rooftop bar located at Hotel Ayre Rosellon. Luckily, you don’t need a reservation to stay at the hotel in order to check out its breathtaking view. This bar serves a wide array of wines and cocktails as well as delicious tapas.
Bar Canigò – best day drinking
Carrer de Verdi, 2, 08012 Barcelona, Spain
If you want to enjoy a drink during the day, this bar is for you. Offering breakfast through dinner dishes, you can have yourself a cocktail any time of the day. Whether you want a steamy hot cappuccino or a vermouth aperitif, you can count on Bar Canigó to satisfy your cravings.