Barcelona: A Food Paradise

Barcelona: A Food Paradise, Barcelona, Spain (B)

Normally I’m a huge proponent of solo travel. You can go wherever you like, and eat whenever and whatever you want. But when it comes to Spain, it’s much more fun for your stomach if you go with a group of friends. There are numerous tapas dishes to try and you can’t eat them all if you’re by yourself!

Barcelona has the most incredible dishes that will amuse and delight your taste buds, from paella and the various grilled seafood dishes, to the undisputed champion of cured meats – Iberico jamon. Locals eat a really late dinner so that’s good news for travelers who are used to eating around 7 p.m. You will have no problems getting a table without reservations if you arrive at the restaurant around 7 to 8 p.m., even during the peak summer season.

These are the restaurants I absolutely loved when I visited Barcelona. If you are planning a trip there, do add these to your list!

This small family-owned tapas bar is situated along one of the narrow lanes of the charming neighborhood of El Borne. Since 1929, El Xampanyet has been serving locals and visitors traditional Catalan tapas and it’s one of the most popular and well-loved restaurants in the city. Be warned that it gets really packed so be sure to arrive right when it opens and you will get a table easily. The kitchen is tiny! There’s only one chef and if you sit close to the kitchen, he’ll personally deliver the food fresh from the grill. From that tiny kitchen comes the most delicious tapas from meat to seafood dishes. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Barcelona: A Food Paradise
Guide Location: Spain » Barcelona
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Heather Teoh
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • El Xampanyet
  • La Boqueria Market
  • Can Culleretes
  • Guell Tapas

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