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Top Choice Food & Drinks in L'Eixample

Joan Múrria

Ramon Casas designed the 1898 Modernista shopfront advertisements featured at this culinary temple of speciality food goods from around Catalonia and beyond. Artisan cheeses, Iberian hams, caviar, canned delicacies,…
Top Choice Flowers in L'Eixample

Flores Navarro

You never know when you might need flowers, and this florist never closes. Established in 1960, it's a vast space (or couple of spaces, in fact), and worth a visit just for the bank of colour and wonderful fragrance…
Food in L'Eixample

Cacao Sampaka

Chocoholics will be convinced they have died and passed on to a better place. Load up in the shop or head for the bar out the back where you can have a classic xocolata (hot chocolate) and munch on exquisite chocola…
Books in L'Eixample

Altaïr

Enter a wonderland of travel in this extensive bookshop, which has enough guidebooks, maps, travel literature and other books to induce a severe case of itchy feet. It has a travellers noticeboard and, downstairs, a…
Antiques in L'Eixample

El Bulevard dels Antiquaris

More than 70 stores (be warned most close for lunch) are gathered under one roof to offer the most varied selection of collector’s pieces. These range from old porcelain dolls through to fine crystal, from Asian ant…
Fashion & Accessories in L'Eixample

Adolfo Domínguez

One of the stars of Spanish prêt-à-porter, this label produces classic men’s and women’s garments from quality materials. Encompassing anything from regal party gowns to kids’ outfits (that might have you thinking o…
Homewares in L'Eixample

Cubiña

Even if interior design doesn’t ring your bell, it's worth a visit to this extensive temple to furniture, lamps and just about any home accessory imaginable, just to see this Domènech i Montaner building. Admire the…
Fashion & Accessories in L'Eixample

Loewe

Loewe is one of Spain’s leading and oldest fashion stores, founded in 1846. It specialises in luxury leather (shoes, accessories and travel bags), and also has lines in perfume, sunglasses, cuff links, silk scarves …
Department Store in L'Eixample

El Corte Inglés

Spain's only remaining department-store chain stocks everything you’d expect, from computers to cushions and high fashion to homewares. Fabulous city views extend from the top-floor restaurant. Nearby branches inclu…
Books in L'Eixample

Laie

Laie has novels and books on architecture, art and film in English, French, Spanish and Catalan. It also has a great upstairs cafe where you can examine your latest purchases or browse through the newspapers provide…