A multicultural neighborhood in the heart of the Ciutat Vella, Raval is one of the main areas of Contemporary Art in Barcelona and a lively area where there are numerous restaurants and bars. Do you like tapas? (not to be confused with pintxos!) ShBarcelona has selected the best bars in the area for “tapear”, as they say in Spain.
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Hotel Barceló Raval B Lounge
Hotel Barceló Raval is the home of B Lounge restaurant, whose menu offers excellent tapas inspired by the Catalan, Spanish, Moroccan, and Latin American cuisine. For various prices (2.50 € to 9.50 € for a tapa), you can enjoy quality cuisine in a fancy design venue.
Address: Rambla del Raval, 17-21
La Monroe is the bar of la Filmoteca de Catalunya. It offers classic tapas (eggplant salad, homemade croquetas, chorizo cooked in beer…) with great taste and flavors. Prices also vary greatly from one tapa to another: between 1.50 € and 9.50 €.
Address: Plaça de Salvador Seguí, 1
With a particular decor combining of wood and mirrors, the Confitería is an interesting venue that offers a selection of tapas. This bar is a classic tapas venue in Raval.
Address: Carrer de Sant Pau, 128
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La Masía is a reference in the neighborhood, with a special decor remind us of the city’s old bars. The tapas served are the same ones you could find in the tapas bars of the last century.
Address: Carrer d’Elisabets, 16
This bar is one of the busiest in the Raval, especially on sunny days, because the bar has a terrace overlooking Plaça de Vicenç Martorell. However, it is not only the venue that attracts the crowd, but the menu. The choice of tapas is extensive and features many classics such as “patatas bravas” or homemade croquetas.
Address: Plaça de Vicenç Martorell, 4
Bar 68 offers a varied menu of exotic and original tapas from € 3.50. The atmosphere and decor are modern.
Address: Carrer de Sant Pau, 68
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Cassette Bar is ideal for those who are nostalgic for the 80s. Between its decor (mainly illustrations from the 80s) and its music, the bar promises an inevitable return to that era, in addition to various drinks and tapas of all kinds.
Address: Carrer de l’Est, 11
Address: Carrer del Pintor Fortuny, 22
In summary, the choice is very wide if you go for tapas in Raval.