Nightlife - If you are looking for a lively
destination, Barcelona is your spot! This cospomolitan
city offers a great nightlife. Many people visit Barcelona
for this reason, and this aspect has also contributed
to the city´s popularity. From pubs and bars
to nightclubs, Barcelona satisfies even the wildest
One great aspect about Barcelona's Nightlife
is that there is a little bit of eveything for each
style, age and preference. There are chic bars, as
there are also hippy pubs. Even if you are looking
for an international experience, you can step into
a Brazilian, Cuban, or Polynesian Bar, or an Irish
Pub. If want you like is to simply hang out, Barcelona
has some very popular spots to do so. For example,
Las Ramblas is a good place to just hang out. Its
long promenade is alive throughout the whole night.
Nonetheless, it is not recommended that you hang out
there by yourself.
will see that the Spanish enjoy nightlife. It is very
traditional in Barcelona, and Spain, to go out for
“tapas” and drinks at a bar or restaurant.
Later on in the evening, they dance the night away
till dawn. You may want to try this Spanish
Experience. Another Spanish tradition is
the flamenco. Most tourists love the flamenco shows,
as they are entertaining and culture filled.
Barcelona has so many places to go, that even local
party people have not seen them all! When you visit
the city, you may want to pick up a magazine listing
of bars, restaurants, pubs, nightclubs, etc. to decide
on the places that interest you the most. Can't decide
where you want to go? Head straight to Villa
Olimpica, or the Maremagnum. En Villa Olimpica,
which is located near the beach, you will find a line
of endless, bars, pubs, nightclubs, restaurants, and
even Barcelona´s Casino. The Maremagnum also
offers great nightlife with its variety of establishments.
Recommended Nightlife in Barcelona:
C/ Tigre no.27, 08001 Barcelona
Get to know La Paloma, a one hundred year old club
where legandary dance nights with traditional dance
bands mix with the most innovative clubing nights.
It was decorated by Salvador Alarma, the Liceu Theatre
set designer, and Moragas who painted the dance scenes
on the ceiling that are still there to this day. Manuel
Mestre received the commision to decorate the hall
with reliefs and guilding, moulded garlands, nymphs
and the famous chandelier, all of which are conserved
to this day.
C/ Ramon Trias Fargas no. 2 – 4 08005 Barcelona
Catwlk Club is one of the most famous spots in Barcelona.
Sharp dressed people (gays and straights) come here
to dance the night away. The club has two floors of
pure rhythm. Music types played here include: R&B,
hip-hop, dance, techno, electronic and dance.
C/ Lincoln no. 15, 08006 Barcelona
Situated in an old textile factory, its original
two floor structure recreated a typical New York industrial
style. The open space, with no obstructions, is decorated
with cement, pilars, metal fences, iron beams and
a domed ceiling made out of brick. In 1992, a third
floor was inaugurated. The popularity of this room
grew rapidly creating a meeting place for the “beautiful
and famous” people of Barcelona, as well as
its international visitors.
C/ Clave no. 6, Barcelona
This Mexican restaurant and bar has been in the heart
of the city for seven years. It´s great cocktails
have enchanted local residents as well as visitors
and tourists. Their famous drink is the Margarita
Blue. It is open everyday from 7:00pm, and for those
that would like to eat dinner meals are served starting
from 8:00pm. Try their famous fried green tomatoes.
Passeig de Gracia, no. 44, Barcelona
Tapa Tapa is a great place if you are looking for
a traditional Spanish experience. It is located in
one of the nicest avenues of the city. The ambiance
is lively, because of its centric location. The tapas
are very good, as well as the wine selection.
La Oveja Negra
C/ Sitges no. 5, Barcelona
In this rustic cavern, located right off Las Ramblas,
you will be served the best sangria in the city. This
is the type of bar you would visit with your friends
to talk, drink, and maybe play pool. Since it closes
at 2:30 am, it’s a good place to start your
night. It´s very popular among international