Soho House Barcelona: Founded in London in 1995 as a private members’ club for people in the creative industries, Soho House is now opening in Barcelona. The house will be available for its members to have an exclusive space for eating, drinking and meeting. It will contain a screening room, gym and rooftop pool. The restaurant will serve hand-made pasta and dishes from Italy and will be open to members and non-members. Opening in October. Located in Plaça del Duc de Medinaceli, 4, 08002 Barcelona.
Iluzione: A gastrobar with a Brooklyn twist, this Italian restaurant is inside an 800m2 luxury concept store hidden in the posh Turo Park neighborhood. An exquisitely decorated restaurant with high quality Italian food. Located in Ferran Agulló 16, Barcelona.
Parking Pizza: Parking Pizza is excellent. Their pizzas are on my top list in Barcelona. They are simply incredible. Beside pizzas they have great fresh juices and wonderful salads. The space is very informal, like a big kitchen with communal tables and original stools. When you arrive there, you will be welcomed by the aroma of wonderful Italian food. Located in c/ Londres 98. Opens everyday for lunch from 1pm to 4pm and dinner from 8 to 11pm.
Green Spot: The Green Spot has an elegant atmosphere, welcoming, spacious, cozy & fresh. Their menu is vegetarian but as they say: Veggies for Veggies & Veggies for Non Veggies. Don’t forget to check out their carbon activated pizzas! Located in C/ de la Reina Cristina 12.
La Marquise Décadente: Extraordinary patisseries with a French chic touch. They offer cakes & pastries from all across the world. Located in Casanova 191, Barcelona.
Paradiso: Behind to what seems to be a Pastrami Bar, lies a Speakeasy bar in Barrio Gatico. El Paradiso is an elegant wooden bar with the most delicious and incredible cocktails, you can also accompany them with wonderful smokey bites. Perfect for a secret date. Located in C/ Rera Palau, 4.
Els Jardins de Bellavista: This isn’t only a restaurant but a small village with different corners, 1000m2 divided in 2 floors with a huge terrace. The restaurant itself represents a typical Spanish village with a church, a newspaper kiosk and a water fountain. The Iglesias brothers have joined the Messi brothers to offer this gastronomic project in Barcelona. Located in Carrer d’Enric Granados, 86-88.
Koku Buns: Buns By Koku Kitchen is a restaurant that offers Japanese/ Korean steamed buns and much more. Welcoming and cozy, it’s the best comfort food you need. Located in calle Commerc´29.
Mr Kao: This is the equivalent of London’s Hakkasan or L.A’s Mr Chows in Barcelona. This Chinese restaurant with a sophisticated ambiance serves all types of dim sums as well as dishes such as truffled Chinese noodles with poached egg. Located in the Hotel Claris. c/ Pau Claris 150
Rocambolesc: An ice cream parlor by the famous Roca brother chefs (of the 3 michelin starred Celler de Can Roca) located on the Liceo in the Rambla.
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