With its quirky boutique restaurants, labyrinthine Gothic Quarter, beachside eateries, modernist buildings and tree-lined avenues, Barcelona is the perfect location for a romantic meeting. Many of Barcelona’s bars, cafes and restaurants are intimate by default, having been built a century ago, occupying tiny spaces. Here is our pick of the most atmospheric, romance-inducing restaurants that the city of Barcelona has to offer.
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Expect a wonderful view in this restaurant, as Dos Cielos is located atop a skyscraper with masses of twinkling lights sparkling beneath. In addition to the spectacularly decadent food, the highly professional staff is unobtrusive the discreet, making this the perfect place for a romantic meal in Barcelona.
Location: Carrer Pere IV, 286
Is there anything more delicious than a fondue? If you like your dairy creamy and you want to celebrate not just your relationship but all things cheese, then La Carassa is as cozy and intimate as restaurants come. Think old low beams on the ceiling, flickering candles, and cream table cloths made from lace.
Location: Carrer de Brosolí, 1
Famen offers a perfect ambiance for an intimate rendezvous, with its peachy soft lighting and a contemporary Asian menu bursting with flair. The owner of Famen, José Manuel García, is also the head chef, and his attention to detail is exceptional.
Location: Carrer Ramis, 2
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If you really want to blow your other half away and you have oodles of cash to splash for an experience of a lifetime, then Minamo is the restaurant for you. Minamo provides you with a complete experience which includes audiovisuals and special effects such as rain or snow, along with relaxing traditional Asian music. They even have a butterfly garden! To buy a ticket to this experimental spectacular, expect to shell out around 100 euros per person.
Location: Carrer del Bruc, 65
If you are interested in a more North African experience that is a little less painful on the pocket than the aforementioned Minamo, then head to Poble Sec where you can enjoy a very intimate Moroccan atmosphere at La Fibula.
The food is of good quality and they have fantastic sweet teas and set menus. The restaurant is great for both carnivores and vegetarians and the prices are very affordable, which makes it a perfect spot for hiding away with a lover or for celebrating an anniversary.
Location: Carrer de Blai, 46
Il Mercante di Venezia
The Catalonian capital offers a variety of global cuisine, including delicious Italian food. With its low lighting, intimate drapes and authentic Italian ambiance, Il Mercante di Venezia is the perfect spot to share a plate of spaghetti with a glittery-eyed lover whilst enjoying a good value vino tinto. The pizzas are good, the location is central and the ambiance will have you falling in love for the first time or maybe all over again.
Location: Carrer de Josep Anselm Clavé, 11
Almost hidden away in one of the Gothic Quarter’s most tiny of streets, El Pla is perfect for a mid-range romantic encounter. There are perfectly crafted nooks in which to hide away with your loved one, and the casual yet elegant décor will set the mood for a night of passion. The food is great and the ambiance is unhurried, meaning you can spend an hour or two savoring your tiramisu while looking deep into the eyes of your partner.
Location: Carrer de Bellafila, 5
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Picnic, a unique experience. If you are not sure about the selection of romantic restaurants and you prefer another option more original and special experience, we have the perfect plan
for you in a nice spot outside. You can choose Picnic Barcelona, it’s a fully picnic service in the best spots of Barcelona. You can enjoy the sunset and a nice view at a beautiful garden, or lie down into a comfortable blanket at the beach, with a delicious meal, drinking some exclusive wine or champagne and next to the perfect company. Of course, this is our favorite plan, it is different, original, delicious and you can choose between different menus, options and places to deliver it according to your preferences.
Picnic Barcelona, more than a meal, it is an unforgettable experience.
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