Nightlife

Top Choice Bar in Montjuïc, Poble Sec & Sant Antoni

La Caseta del Migdia

The effort of getting to what is, for all intents and purposes, a simple chiringuito (makeshift cafe-bar) is worth it. Gaze out to sea over a beer or coffee by day. As sunset approaches the atmosphere changes, as re…
Top Choice Brewery in Montjuïc, Poble Sec & Sant Antoni

Abirradero

Barcelona is spoilt for choice with craft breweries, and this bright, buzzing space has 20 of its own beers rotating on the taps, including IPAral·lel (a double IPA), Excuse Me While I Kiss My Stout, and Tripel du P…
Bar in Montjuïc, Poble Sec & Sant Antoni

El Rouge

Decadence is the word that springs to mind in this bordello-red lounge-cocktail bar, with acid jazz, drum and bass and other sounds drifting along in the background. The walls are covered in heavy-framed paintings, …
Gay in Montjuïc, Poble Sec & Sant Antoni

Metro

Metro attracts a fun-loving gay crowd with its two dance floors, three bars and very dark room. Keep an eye out for shows and parties, which can range from parades of models to bingo nights (on Thursday nights, with…
Bar in Montjuïc, Poble Sec & Sant Antoni

Tinta Roja

A succession of nooks and crannies, dotted with flea-market finds and dimly lit in violets, reds and yellows, makes Tinta Roja an intimate spot for a craft beer, cocktail or glass of Argentinean wine – and the occas…
Bar in Montjuïc, Poble Sec & Sant Antoni

Bar Olimpia

This great little neighbourhood bar is a small slice of Barcelona history. It was here (and on the surrounding block), where the popular Olimpia Theatre Circus performed between 1924 and 1947. Today the retro settin…
Cafe in Montjuïc, Poble Sec & Sant Antoni

Bacanal

With its spacious light-filled interior of concrete floors and columns, rotating local art exhibitions on the walls and thoughtful touches (flowers on the tables), this postindustrial neighbourhood cafe invites ling…
Bar in Montjuïc, Poble Sec & Sant Antoni

La Cambicha

This shoebox-sized bar feels a bit like a lost cabin in the woods with its newspaper-covered walls, lanterns and old sporting photos. Once you've wedged yourself alongside a tiny table, you can join the young soul- …
Gay in Montjuïc, Poble Sec & Sant Antoni

Pervert Club @ The One

This weekly fest takes place at The One club in Poble Espanyol. Electronic music dominates and, in spite of the 6am finish, for many this is only the start of the ‘evening’. Expect loads of tanned and buff gym bunni…
Bar in Montjuïc, Poble Sec & Sant Antoni

Bar Calders

It bills itself as a wine bar, but actually the wine selection at Bar Calders is its weak point. As an all-day cafe and tapas bar, however, it's unbeatable, with outdoor tables on a tiny pedestrian lane, and has bec…