When it comes to visit Barcelona, there are the inescapable touristic spots such as Las Ramblas, el Barrio Gotico, el Park Guell (worth seeing, don’t get me wrong)…but the Spanish city is full of new cool and modern spots to explore. We tried 4 of them during our trip to Spain last month:
THE MOST TRENDY: FLAX AND KALE
With its beautiful decoration, cool ambiance and modern menu, Flax and Kale is one of the trendiest place to eat in Barcelona, and also one of the best Healthy Flexitarian restaurants I’ve been to (and trust me, there’s a looooot of them in LA). Most of the meals are vegetarian, 80% of the offer is plant-based, and the chef also offers a vegan menu. Try the fish tacos, the tuna wasabi burger or the Theresia cocosepia’s black rice. I unfortunately did not get to try the brunch (only during the weekend), but it’s also supposed to be awesome, with a wide selection of toasts, healthy bowls, pastries…
Address: Carrer dels Tallers, 74B, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
Photo credit: www.instagram.com/flaxandkale
THE BEST VIEW OF BARCELONA: THE YURBBAN HOTEL
A big thank you to the French blog www.heylescopines.com for disclosing this amazing spot.
The Yurbban Hotel, located North of Plaza Catalunia, provides one of the best views of Barcelona, with, cherry on the top, a bar and a pool accessible to all.
Adress: Carrer de Trafalgar, 30 08010 Barcelona
THE BEST TAPAS: BOUZU, TAPAS JAPONESAS
I told you this post would be about new and unusual places in Barcelona. So if you’re craving tapas, like 90% of the tourists visiting the city, try the Asian-Spanish fusion food from Bouzu. Incredible tapas mixing Spanish and Japanese traditional dishes: make sure you try the Sake Oyesters, the dumplings with Jamon Iberico, the “primavera rolls” or the beef carpaccio “Japanese style”
(both in the pictures above).
Adress: Bouzu, Ronda Sant Antoni, 26, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
Photo credit: https://verytastyblog.com/
WELL-PRICED AND CENTRAL HOTEL: HOTEL LA CIUTAT
Between the “Born” and “Barrio Gotico” districts (two of the most popular places to visit in Barcelona, The Hotel La Ciutat provides reasonable priced bedrooms, an excellent location, and a nice rooftop with the view on the city and a pool. It’s also connected to a very good restaurant, Born Voraz.
We stayed there and enjoyed it!
That’s it! Next post I will share my best spots in Ibiza, which was our second destination.