Whether you are a discerning cocktail enthusiast, a beer devotee, or a wine lover, Barcelona’s bar scene promises an exquisite journey of taste. This guide will navigate through the city’s finest bars, the best cocktail bars in Barcelona, the top Barcelona bars, and the coolest bars in Barcelona, each providing a distinctive experience that embodies the multifaceted soul of Barcelona.
Recently coming in as first of the Top 50 Bars in the World, Bar Paradiso Barcelona is the most acclaimed cocktail bar in Barcelona. During our visit, our experience included smoking cocktails, glow-in-the-dark glassware and even a visit to a secret room, not that we can tell you about it. With Alessio Beltrami at the helm as Head Bartender, the approach puts perfectly mixed cocktails front and centre, with great care and attention going into each and every concoction.
Since its highly-anticipated opening, Sips Barcelona Drinkery House has drawn crowds in troves for its sleek design and indelible offerings. We spoke with Sips’ owners, world-class bartenders Simone Caporale and Marc Álvarez, to get all the details on their specific processes, their design collaborations, and the creation of their retro aesthetic.
Combining unparalleled hospitality with inventive talent, expert mixologist Andrea Garcia is at the centre of The Rooftop, the electrifying spot atop Barcelona’s luxurious Sir Victor Hotel. We sat down with Andrea to find out about the specifics of her exciting profession, the essentials for a perfect cocktail, and of course, her best stories from behind the bar.