Design & Craft

  • Drap-Art Weird and wonderful recycled art and accessories.
  • Arlequí Màscares Handmade masks to rival any in Venice – the perfect souvenir.
  • Fantastik A temple to kitsch, with kooky wonders from all around the world.
  • Teranyina The 'Spider's Web', so called for its intricate designs in intricate textiles.


  • Holala! Plaza Nowhere has a better vintage selection than Holala!
  • Bagués-Masriera Exquisite jewellery from a company with a long tradition.
  • Custo Barcelona Quirky, colourful clothes that are not for the shy.
  • Loisaida Cute, smart and somewhat retro clothing for men and women.


Souvenirs & Gifts

  • Born Centre de Cultura i Memòria The gift shop at this exhibition space stocks tasteful, well-made souvenirs and books about the city.
  • Les Topettes Creams, oils, perfumes and soaps that look every bit as tantalising as they smell.
  • Sabater Hermanos Divinely fragranced shop selling handmade soaps in pretty gift boxes.
  • MACBA The modern art museum's gift shop has some colourful and covetable books and gifts.

Food & Wine

  • Casa Gispert The speciality is roast nuts of every type, but you'll also find chocolate, conserves and olive oils.
  • Vila Viniteca A jaw-dropping cathedral of wines from Catalonia and elsewhere in Spain, tucked away in a Born side street.
  • Formatgeria La Seu Superb cheeses from small producers.
  • Caelum Deliciously wicked sweet treats made by nuns, with a little tea room downstairs.


  • L'Arca Ethereal gowns, often used for film sets, in the heart of the Barri Gòtic.
  • El Bulevard dels Antiquaris A quirky hotchpotch of antique shops.
  • Mercat dels Encants Flea market where you can unearth retro homeware and kitschy bric-a-brac.
  • Port Antic A quirky street market with finds from vintage toys to tiny oil paintings.