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BARCELONA NIGHTLIFE - BARS AND CLUBS BARCELONA

Barcelona NightlifeBarcelona 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 party people.

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.

Nightlife in Barcelona SpainYou 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:

La Paloma
www.lapaloma-bcn.com
C/ Tigre no.27, 08001 Barcelona
Tel.: (+34)93.301.68.97

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.


Club Catwalk

www.clubcatwalk.net
C/ Ramon Trias Fargas no. 2 – 4 08005 Barcelona
Tel.: (+34)93.221.61.61

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.

Otto Zutz
www.grupo-ottozutz.com
C/ Lincoln no. 15, 08006 Barcelona
Tel.: (+34)93.238.0722

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.

Margarita Blue
www.margaritablue.com
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.

Tapa Tapa
Passeig de Gracia, no. 44, Barcelona
Tel: (+34)93.488.33.69

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 students.