As I already mentioned in one of my previous blogposts, I simply adore Spanish cities. Barcelona has been a long-time favourite of me and the misses and we visited several times. It’s always nice to go back and discover new and exciting coffee bars, lunch spots or just walk around in this charming city by the sea.

Last week I was back there attending an educational conference,  I’m happy to share some of the new (and old) places I really love with you all today here on the blog. And forgive me for sharing some of my other pics too… 😉

Where to go for…
Coffee
Black Remedy : great place for coffee, lunch or drinks with a lovely urban vibe, right in the centre of the old quarter, loved their flat white!

 

 

Federal: Coffee (or pink lemonade), cakes and a relaxed place to hang out or do some work

 

 

Lunch
Ugot: lovely lunch- and brunchspot, absolutely loved everything about it! The food, the décor, the tableware, the cappuccino,…

 

 

Brunch and Cake by the sea: absolutely my favourite place, located in Barceloneta. If you only have time for one place, this should be it! Delicious fresh and colourful food, great holiday-ambiance, wonderful staff… Thank you, Nando, for the excellent service!

 

brunch and cake by the sea Barcelona

 

 

 

Ice-cream and doughnuts
Eyescream & friends: your kids (and yourself) will love the funny looking (and great tasting) shaved ice-cream. Choose your flavour and combine with two of your favourite toppings. Also in Barceloneta.

 

 

Chök: no words, just chocolate. I had the ‘piruchock’ which was… pure heaven! Friendly and very helpfull staff!

 

 

 

Burgers
Bacoa: great burgers, plenty of choice, good beer, loved the side-dishes. Good vibe, by the sea.

 




Quick pasta
Macchina : This place offers some ‘fast-food-style’ pasta, but really fresh and full of flavour. You just choose your preferred pasta, sauce and topping and ready! Also budget friendly!

 

 

 
Hotels
Margot House: a real little gem straight opposite the Casa Batllo on the Passeo de Gracia. Very elegant and trendy. A real home away from home. Stunning breakfast. Loved it!

 

 

Andante Hotel: very comfortable and well-designed hotel, more budget-friendly then the first one, nice little rooftop pool with a stunning view over the city

 

 

And as promised… some more general pics to end this post:

 

 

 

 

 

streetart Barcelona

 

 

 

 

Flights are usually booked through Connections. So easy!!