Visiting Barcelona is Always a good idea and especially with Christmas! The people are happy, the streets are full of Christmas lights and there are a lot of good restaurants to eat! Because Barcelona is full of restaurants, it might be difficult to find a good restaurant for Christmas and that’s why we wrote this blog for you! In this blog you will find the 10 best restaurants in Barcelona to eat with Christmas.
- La Barca del Salamanca
This restaurant is a landmark restaurant in the beautiful Olimpic Port of Barcelona. Their menu includes fish,tapas, delicious paella and many more. The fish is daily bought at the Moll de Pescadors in Barcelona and in their fishbowl they have lobsters still alive ready to prepare. The fish and paella is really good! It is a quite big restaurants, so they can receive large groups for dinner.
Address: Moll de Gregal 13-17 – Port Olimpic
This restaurant is a modern brasserie in the middle of the city. Trobador is an Authentic Mediterranean brasserie where you can enjoy the best specialties in meats, vegetables, salads and sausages. This restaurant is close to plaça Catalunya and they can also receive groups for dinner!
Address: C/ Rambla Catalunya, 2-4
This family restaurant guarantees that you will always be surprised, if it is your first visit but even if you already had diner at them. For an honest price, you can get a positive dining experience. The main goal of this restaurant is to be always different. Whit their fresh ingredients, they make you the best pastas, tapas, fish and meat.
Address: Pasaje de la Concepción 5
Perikete is one of our favorite tapas bars in Barcelona, it is small and the ambiance is very good! They have good wines and all the typical Spanish tapas you have to taste. Because Perikete is more like a small bar with good wines and tapas, this restaurant is not that Christmassy. If you like to have your Christmas dinner outside, but on a typical Spanish way, this restaurant is a good choice! Otherwise you can always go there the day before of after Christmas ;).
Address: C/ Llauder 6
- Ikibana sushi restaurant
Besides all the Spanish tapas, paella, meat and more, you can also choose to eat sushi as Christmas dinner! If you love sushi, you really need to go to Ikibana. Ikibana is one of the best sushi restaurant in Barcelona. As the say themselves, they have a melting pot of experiences, tastes and styles from East and West.
Ikibana sushi has three locations:
– El Born: Pg. Picasso, 32 · El born
– Paral-lel: Avenida del Paralelo, 148
– Sarría: Carrer Doctor Fleming, 11
- El National
El National is a big hall with four restaurants and four bars, with all their own specialization. There is one bar with beers, one with wines, one with oysters and one with cocktails. All the four restaurants prepare their meals with fresh products. The restaurant La Braseria is a meat restaurant, where you can find the best aged ox meat. The restaurant La llotja is specialized in fish. They have the best fresh fish every day, which can be prepared in five special ways. La Taperia is the most typical Spanish restaurant of the four. At La Taperia they have tapas, paella and rice dishes. The last restaurant, La Parada is not that suitable for a Christmas dinner, but we still mention the restaurant because of their nice sandwiches and pastries.
Address: Passeig de Gràcia 24
For a great service, excellent food and a good ambiance you need to go to Cera23. This restaurant in the heart of El Raval is one of our favorite spots. They have good food, but also really nice cocktails. The blackberry mojito is our recommendation.
Address: Carrer de la Cera, 234
Botafumeiro is one of the best restaurants to eat seafood in Barcelona. They prepare fish as it should be, but it can be a little bit pricy. The restaurant looks small from the outside but it is bigger than it looks. It is often busy, because the Catalans also like to go to this restaurant.
Address: Carrer Gran de Gràcia, 81
- Restaurant 7 portes
Restaurant 7 portes is a very authentic and classic restaurant. The 7 portes restaurant offers a menu that includes traditional specialties, innovative creations and seasonal dishes. Especially the paella of 7 portes is really good. Every evening, this restaurant has a cultural program like live music or art galleries.
Address: Isabel II, 144
- Grupo Abrassame
This restaurant on the top of the arena is a nice experience for a Christmas night. At the top of the arena you have a 360° view over the city and the beautiful Tibidabo mountain. The kind of meals of the restaurant are not really special but they taste good. The staff of this restaurant is also very kind.
Address: Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, 373
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