The 9 Best Restaurants in Barcelona

Bursting with fantastic restaurants, most of which seek to promote the wonderful cuisine of Catalonia, Barcelona is a delight for those with a taste for the finest gastronomy. From seafood to tapas, the city’s restaurant scene has a little something for everyone. These are the best restaurants in Barcelona.


Abac - Best Restaurants in Barcelona

Cuisine: Modern Catalan

Style / Ambiance: This two-star Michelin restaurant is generally considered one of Barcelona’s finest.

Situated in the newly constructed pavilion adjacent to the hotel’s gardens, the atmosphere inside can only be described as elegantly sophisticated, with a soothing color scheme of whites and light cream tones, perfectly complemented by tasteful lighting. The restaurant is intimate, with a total capacity of just 56 diners, ensuring that your experience in gastronomic excellence is a relaxing one. As a result of its superb cuisine, beautiful location and elegant design, ABaC’s reputation among those who prize high class dining is blossoming.

Caelis Romain Fornell

Caelis Barcelona - best restaurants in BarcelonaCuisine: Contemporary

Style / Ambiance: First opened in 2004, this restaurant by chef Romain Fornell now lays claim to one Michelin star for its innovative cuisine. It went on to move into Hotel Ohla Barcelona in 2017.

Fornell and his team create contemporary dishes that aim to reinterpret tradition. The restaurant offers three tasting menus: Earth and Sea, Celebration and a vegetarian option. A weekly changing lunch menu is also available from Wednesday to Saturday. In the dining room or at the horseshoe-shaped bar facing into the open kitchen, diners can tuck into plates such as beef in vine shoots from the Priorat, shallots, crunchy potatoes and juice reduction, or Joël Dupuch oyster salad with flower, sea granita and lemongrass steam.

+34 935 101 205

Ohla Hotel, Via Laietana, 49