L'Eixample restaurants

Top Choice Modern European in L'Eixample

Lasarte

One of the preeminent restaurants in Barcelona – and the city's first to gain three Michelin stars – Lasarte is overseen by lauded chef Martín Berasategui. From Duroc pig's trotters with quince to squid tartare with…
Top Choice Modern European in L'Eixample

Disfrutar

Disfrutar ('Enjoy' in Catalan) is among the city's finest restaurants, with two Michelin stars. Run by alumni of Ferran Adrià's game-changing (now closed) El Bulli restaurant, nothing is as it seems, such as black a…
Top Choice Tapas in L'Eixample

Tapas 24

Hotshot chef Carles Abellán runs this basement tapas haven known for its gourmet versions of old faves. Highlights include the bikini (toasted ham and cheese sandwich – here the ham is cured and the truffle makes al…
Top Choice Bistro in L'Eixample

Mont Bar

Named for the owner's Val d’Aran hometown, this stylish wine-bar-style space with black-and-white floors, forest-green banquette and bottle-lined walls offers next-level cooking. Exquisite tapas (a pork and baby shr…
Top Choice International in L'Eixample

Auto Rosellon

With cornflower-blue paintwork and all its fresh produce on display, Auto Rosellon utilises mostly organic ingredients sourced from small producers and its own garden in dishes like eggs Benedict, sea bass sashimi w…
Asian in L'Eixample

Hawker 45

Taking its cues from an Asian hawkers market, this aromatic spot sizzles up street-food dishes such as spicy Malaysian squid laksa, Indonesian lamb satay, Korean Kalbi pork ribs with rice cakes, Thai crying tiger be…
International in L'Eixample

Speakeasy

This clandestine restaurant lurks behind the Dry Martini bar. You will be shown a door through the open kitchen area to the ‘storeroom’, lined with hundreds of bottles of backlit, quality tipples. Tempting menu opti…
Japanese in L'Eixample

Can Kenji

The chef of this understated little izakaya (Japanese tavern) gets his ingredients fresh from the city's markets, with traditional Japanese recipes receiving a Mediterranean touch. Choices include udon noodles sauté…
Dim Sum in L'Eixample

Mr Kao

Within the grand Hotel Claris, this elegant Shanghai-style dim sum restaurant serves top-flight dumplings. They're not cheap, but every bite is a joy; the jiao zi with pig's trotters are especially good, as are the …
Cafe in L'Eixample

Copasetic

Decked out with retro furniture, Copasetic has a fun, friendly vibe. The menu holds plenty for everyone, whether your thing is eggs Benedict, wild-berry tartlets or a fat, juicy burger. There are lots of vegetarian,…