45 New Restaurants in Barcelona - February 2019
What you have all been waiting for: the list of new restaurants in Barcelona! Find cajun fried chicken, cafe and record store, a place specialised in “bikinis”, ramen, a whisky bar, a restaurant where duck is in focus, the return of a loved dessert shop, my favourite restaurant this year, cocktail bars and much more!
Usual disclaimer: I have not visited all of the restaurants in this list, ain’t nobody got time for that…!
Mayer Barcelona - A top end French bakery is taking form on C/ Diluvi 11. Their sourdough bread and their babka look fantastic..! Follow their journey on Instagram: @mayer.barcelona.
Bar Cugat - The team behind Bar Malasang has opened this inviting bar that serves tapas, cheeses, charcuterie and more. Instagram: @barcugat. C/ Bruc 99.
La Olla de Sichuan - Not technically new: this restaurant is somewhat of an institution with its traditional Chinese cooking and hot pot. Now they have renovated their space and they are also serving craft cocktails. Instagram @laolladesichuan C/ Aragó 224.
V de Vermut Tapas, vermouth and cocktails, with music on Sundays (#VerMoodSiCal). Instagram: @vdevermut. C/ Manso 1.
Sun Taka - Japanese chef Mitsu Taka Kawata prepares nigiris, makis, sashimi and much more. This Izakaya-style restaurant opened in December. Instagram: @suntaka_bcn. C/ Bruc 146.
El Puma - Buffet is back! At El Puma they do a grilled meat buffet, great for carnivores! Instagram: @elpumabuffet. C/ Aribau 44.
Tribo Sushi - Here you can expect Japanese and Brazilian vibes, cocktails and music, and an Instagram menu! @tribosushi. Enrique Granados 48.
Brugarol - I’m fascinated by this tapas and wine bar with an organic twist, looks very interesting. Instagram: @brugarolbarcelona. C/ Salomó Ben Adret 10.
Feng Wei - Authentic Chinese fare, just next to the Boqueria. C/ Carme 9.
Aürt - Chef Artur Martinez is opening a restaurant inside Hilton Diagonal Mar, this might be interesting! Instagram: @aurtrestaurant. Passeig de Taulat 262-264.
Berbena - If you follow me on Instagram and seen my post about Berbena here on the blog you know how impressed I am with this place. Read my review of Berbena here. Their Instagram account is witty and hilarious: @berbenabcn. C/ Minerva 6.
The Bowery - The sister establishment to popular cocktail bar Hemingway is about to open. Beautiful cocktails and a terrace. Instagram: @thebowery_bcn. Av. Roma 151.
Ostaja - I have heard amazing things about this restaurant focused on Ligurian gastronomy. Instagram: @ostajarestaurant. C/ Aribau 58.
Bar Torpedo - The team behind Gresca and Gresca Bar and the top level chef Rafa Peña has come up with a fun quality fast food concept. The kitchen is open until (very) late and they serve cocktails. Instagram: @bartorpedo. C/Aribau 143.
Peccata Pizza - Gourmet pizzas, pasta and tasty looking desserts on Mandri 58. Instagram: @peccatapizza.
Curtis Audiophile Cafe - I’m very fascinated with this new bar/cafe/record store. They put a lot of love into music and a good sound. Instagram: @curtisaudiocafe. C/ Mallorca 196.
Honest Greens - I discovered this restaurant in Madrid, and now it has arrived in Barcelona. I love it! Locally sourced ingredients and producers, fun and healthy food, and good options for vegetarians, vegans, paleo, gluten free etc. Read my review on Honest Greens here. Instagram: @honestgreens. Rambla Catalunya 3.
El Sopapu - Great looking tapas on C/ Ginebra 22. Instagram: @elsopapu.
La Bikineria - Inside Mercat del Ninot you can find this place focused on gourmet bikinis, made with top notch ingredients. It looks pretty mind-blowing. Instagram: @labikineriabcn. Mercat del Ninot on C/ Mallorca 135.
Sutta e Supra - Traditional Sicilian and Piemonte cuisine on C/ Casanova 195. Instagram: @suttaesupra.
HaHa - A new Japanese restaurant that has received good reviews. The nigiris look breathtaking. Instagram: @haha_bcn. C/ Paris 175.
Uay Balam - They are back! They used to be located in Gracia, but now they have changed location to Honey-B. They still have their delicious dessert pots, but also plenty of new tasty things! C/ Sant Pere Més Baix 36. Instagram: @uaybalamm.
American Dream - This restaurant won’t open until May this year, but I will add it in case you’d like to follow them. All day breakfasts, cakes, donuts and much more. Instagram: @americandream.barcelona.
Mealisa - Tapas, cocktails, coffee and an affordable lunch deal on Diagonal 501. Instagram: @mealisa.bcn.
Nora - Mediterranean food and cocktails on Diagonal 593. They have a very large space for events. Instagram: @norabcnrestaurant.
Pie & Co - Sils Cakes are taking over the pie business, and it does not look bad at all. Torrent de l’Olla 29. Instagram: @pie_and_co.bcn.
Kraving Med - Mediterranean food delivered, in a bowl or a pita. C/ Bruc 85, Instagram: @kravingmed.
Alnorte - Gracia is blessed with cool new places such as this tapas and wine bar that takes its inspiration from villages up in the north of Spain. Siracusa 5, Instagram: @alnortebar.
Platitos - Straightforward Mediterranean food on C/ Comtal 11, Instagram: @platitosbcn.
Bagaria - Mediterranean dishes and vermouth on Nou de la Rambla 152. Instagram: @bagariabarcelona.
Oassis Natural Cooking - Fresh food with a healthy touch on Passeig de Gracia 24. Instagram: @oassisnaturalcooking.
Gris y Naranja - This restaurant specialises in duck, doesn’t that sound interesting? Burgers, Peking duck, foie gras and an Asian/Mediterranean menu. Instagram: @grisynaranja. Nou de Zurbano 8.
Zero Patatero - This restaurant belongs to the San Telmo group, and focuses on slow food. It has very good reviews. Passeig Mercantil 1. Instagram: @zeropatatero.
Ilya Restaurant - Mediterranean cuisine and music on Rambla de Raval 8. Instagram: @ilyarestaurant.
Anormal - Legendary Spoonik has opened a Latin-American fast food joint and it looks pretty good! C/ Bertran 28. Instagram: @anormalbcn.
D’Street Poke & Bowls - Poke bowls, rolls and healthy food on C/ Sabino Arana 36. Instagram: @dstreetpoke.
Dr Beer and Mr Fried - I love it when a place has a solid concept, sticks to it and does it well. This new restaurant does fried chicken like nobody’s business, with a Cajun twist and craft beer to go with it. Don’t miss this new charmer in the Raval. C/ Riera Alta 33-35. Instagram: @drbeerandmrfried.
Lamian - A new ramen joint that apparently is very recommendable. Japanese/Asian fuses with mediterranean and caribbean flavours. C/ Diputació 294. Instagram:
Otto’s House - These guys take their burgers very seriously. C/ Aribau 77. Instagram: @ottos_house.
Odacova - Healthy food, specialty coffee and smoothies, I hope to check this place out soon. C/ Arago 238. Instagram: @odacova_cafe.
Takumi Tonkotsu Ramen - A sister establishment to popular Takumi Ramen. Their ramen look very tasty. @Instagram: @takumitonkotsu. C/ Gran Via 704.
Å Bar - Cocktails & craft beer, imported whiskys and bourbons, by the Ølgod/Kaelderkold team. Instagram: @abarbarcelona. C/ Cardenal Casañas 7.
La Vaca Atada - An Argentinian/Mediterranean casual concept on Travessera de Gràcia 34. Instagram: @vacabarcelona.
Sweet & Healthy - Brunch, bowls, superfood lattes, açai bowls, smoothies and other healthy items on C/ Floridablanca 22. Instagram: @sweet_and_healthy_barcelona.