Nightlife

Top Choice Wine Bar in La Sagrada Família & L'Eixample

Monvínic

At this rhapsody to wine, the digital wine list details more than 3000 international varieties searchable by origin, year or grape. Some 50 selections are available by the glass; you can, of course, order by the bot…
Top Choice Cocktail Bar in La Sagrada Família & L'Eixample

Milano

Completely invisible from street level, this gem of hidden Barcelona nightlife is a subterranean old-school cocktail bar with velvet banquettes and glass-fronted cabinets, presided over by white-jacketed waiters. Li…
Top Choice Brewery in La Sagrada Família & L'Eixample

Napar BCN

A standout on Barcelona's burgeoning craft-beer scene, Napar has 22 beers on tap, six of which are brewed on-site, including IPA, pale ale and stout. There's also an accomplished list of bottled beers. It's a stunni…
Top Choice Bar in La Sagrada Família & L'Eixample

Les Gens Que J'Aime

Atmospheric and intimate, this basement relic of the 1960s follows a deceptively simple formula: chilled jazz music in the background, minimal lighting from an assortment of flea-market lamps and a cosy, cramped sca…
Craft Beer in La Sagrada Família & L'Eixample

Garage Beer Co

One of the first of the slew of craft-beer bars to pop up in Barcelona, Garage brews its own in a space at the bar, and offers around 10 different styles at a time. The eponymous Garage (a delicate session IPA) and …
Craft Beer in La Sagrada Família & L'Eixample

BierCaB

Beneath an artistic ceiling installation resembling a forest of giant matchsticks, this brilliant craft-beer bar has 30 brews from around the world rotating on its taps. Burgers to accompany them are made from Wagyu…
Cocktail Bar in La Sagrada Família & L'Eixample

Monkey Factory

DJs spin on weekends at this high-spirited venue but it's positively hopping from early on most nights. 'Funky monkey' (triple sec, gin, lime and egg white), 'chimpa sour' (cardamom-infused pisco sour) and 'chita' (…
Bar in La Sagrada Família & L'Eixample

Dry Martini

Waiters make expert cocktail suggestions, but the house drink, taken at the bar or on one of the plush green banquettes, is always a good bet. The gin and tonic comes in an enormous mug-sized glass – one will take y…
Bar in La Sagrada Família & L'Eixample

Quilombo

Some formulas just work, and this place has been working since the 1970s. Set up some guitars in the table-packed back room, add some cheapish pre-prepared mojitos and plastic tubs of nuts, and let the punters do th…
Bar in La Sagrada Família & L'Eixample

La Fira

Wander in past crazy mirrors, penny slot machines and other ancient fairground attractions from Germany as well as futuristic furniture like glowing cuboid stools. The music swings wildly from house through ’90s hit…