La Barceloneta is a relatively small, seaside part of Barcelona, complete with a fantastic and popular beach and the freshest of the city’s seafood. La Barceloneta also boasts a great selection of bars, including beer bars, tapas bars, and cocktail bars. Here we explore 10 of the best in this seaside district of Barcelona.
El Vaso de Oro
Styled like a narrow cruise-ship bar, El Vaso de Oro certainly does not lack in character, nor in tapas. Enjoy favorites like the chorizo or patatas bravas, and wash it all down with some of their very proud beer, with the centuries-old recipes of beer masters and with the best ingredients. With over 50 years of history, this unique and popular bar opens onto the street, giving guests the chance to enjoy with a delicious meal in a bustling daytime or balmy night time atmosphere. With both simple and elaborate dishes, there’s something for everything. So for a great drink in a cosmopolitan atmosphere, make sure not to miss out on El Vaso de Oro.
Monday-Sunday, 12:00 – 00:00
Carrer de Balboa, 608003, Barcelona
One for the all-nighters, Bar Ké is located in what used to be the famous Nolo in the upper part of the city and is a modern restaurant by day and lounge-bar by night, which attracts a lively and friendly crowd. This small bohemian inspired bar features keg chairs and worn out loungers, making it the hub of comfort. Not only great for a comfortable and relaxing drink, but you’ll also be sure to find animated conversation among the lively staff and customers. A reflection of its Dutch owner, Bar Ké is an open and welcoming bar, ideal for a snack or a tempting drink, and even boasting outdoor seating for those summer days.
Monday-Sunday, 10:00 – 02:00
C/ Baluard, 54, 08003 Barcelona
Eclipse Bar is located on the 26th floor of the luxurious W Hotel Barcelona. It is situated along the coast of Barceloneta beach. The view from the bar is simply mesmerizing, in that you can see everything from above and feel as if you are majestically floating on clouds above the city. Order your favorite cocktail and lose yourself in this glorious moment. If you’re looking to dress up and have a more elegant and sophisticated bar experience, then Bar Eclipse, with its ‘elegant and chic’ dress code is the bar for you. Moreover, Bar Eclipse serves guests the finest of sushi fusion cuisine and inventive and creative cocktails made by expert mixologists.
Sunday -Thursday, 18:00 – 02:00, Friday – Saturday, 18:00 – 03:00
Hotel W, Plaça de la Rosa dels Vents, 1, 08039 Barcelona
Located right near the popular La Barceloneta beach, Bar Colombo attracts beachgoers with its promise of great conversation with an even better beverage. A standard bar but with a superb location right between the port and the beach, the bar is found right next to a huge square which boasts ample outdoor seating for those summer days and evenings. Popular with locals, it’s a perfect location for those wanting to escape the masses of tourists. Head here for some relaxing and good quality wine.
Sunday -Thursday, 10:00 – 01:00, Friday – Suturday, 10:00 – 02:00
Carrer de l’Escar, 2, 08039 Barcelona
La Cova Fumada
Maybe you haven’t heard about La Cova Fumada, but you have definitely dreamed about la bomba de Barceloneta, they are famous for their fresh seafood: the squid pan seared with olive oil and garlic, cod and the freshest homemade tomatoes sauce, perfectly fresh and briny mussels in a tomatoey sauce. Moreover, they also serve their homemade wine! A friendly and homely bar, this is the perfect place to revel in the 1940s décor and chat with the friendly guests while tucking into their fantastic food. With seven old tables and a cramped open kitchen, the décor and menu remain almost unchanged since its establishment, yet its popularity keeps on growing.
Monday-Wednesday, 09:00 – 15:00, Thursday – Friday, 09:00 – 15:00, 18:00 – 20:00, Saturday , 09:00 – 13:00, Sunday – closed
Carrer del Baluard, 56, 08003