The huge number of bars inBarcelonacan make deciding where to drink pretty tricky. The city has everything, from outdoor bars to rooftop bars, craft beers to cocktails and even secret bars so that you can escape the tourist crowds for the evening, also making it the perfect place for abar crawl. Whatever it is you're looking for, we’ve selected the best bars that Barcelona has to offer - so you can quit searching and spend more time drinking. There are also plenty morehighlightsto Barcelona that you can explore once you've recovered from your bar crawl!
This large 4-room venue is a notable favourite on the Barcelona bar scene. Located in the trendy Raval district, the elegantly-lit cocktail bar is an upscale bar with an affordable price list. Enjoy the vast selection of inventive cocktails on offer or challenge your mates to a round of billiards on the hand carved table.
There are a couple of rooftop bars in Barcelona, but the 360 terrace is one of the best. Set on top of the Barceló Raval hotel, the bar offers unbeatable panoramic views over the whole city and an exclusive drinks menu including beer, champagne and gin and tonics. Head up there in the late afternoon to see the sun setting over the Barcelona skyline.
This quirky cocktail bar has a crude and colourful interior including leopard print wallpaper, barbie doll lamps and lacy underwear hanging from the walls. With an events schedule that’s as fun as the decor, you’ll never get bored, with tarot card readings, cabaret nights, and karaoke sessions held here most week.
If your looking for a relaxed bar with cheap drinks, Antic Teatre is your best bet. Located in the trendy El Born district, the secret bar is a real hidden gem. You’ll enter through a small doorway, hidden down a narrow street, which will take you through to the outdoor bar and spacious courtyard. Once you’re in, you can knock back a few rounds on the cheap, listen to some live music and enjoy the warm Spanish air.
Ale & Hop
Dedicated to serving excellent craft beers, this trendy bar is the perfect spot for hop-headed beer lovers. It's ten beer taps serve a new round of beers each week, including IPAs, lagers and some delicious Spanish craft beers. Plus, the relaxed venue has a tasty snack menu to compliment your pints.
Quimet & Quimet
Live like the locals and grab a drink and some food at this authentic Tapas bar in the El Poble Sec district. You’ll have to squeeze in, as there’s only standing room available but the venue offers a uniquely Catalan experience. Even though it's small, you'll be spoilt for choice at the bar, with bottles covering the high walls from floor to ceiling.
Fabrica Moritz Barcelona
Home to the famous Moritz beer, this bar is taproom and tapas kitchen all-in-one. Plus, all beers sold on site are made at the adjoining Moritz microbrewery. The enormous venue also has the longest bar in the in the city (at 26 metres!), so there'll be plenty of room for you and your mates to get served.