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6 Best Cocktail Bars in Barcelona

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If you are searching for a tasty alternative different from a pre-supper Sangria, get yourself over to one of the many cool cocktail bars in Barcelona. There are a few notable bars in Barcelona that are jewels from bygone ages. Below we propose the 6 best and most original cocktails bars in Barcelona, which stand apart for their appeal, friendly and fun staff, creative decorations, great playlists, modest costs, lovely patios, rooftops, original cocktail recipes, and delicious tapas to enjoy with your drinks. Each of these bars is unique in its own way, so read through to find out which ones are the perfect choice for you!


This speakeasy appears to be a classic sandwich shop or bakery if you are just passing by and haven’t heard of it. However, as you head through the ‘fridge’ entryway of this unassuming spot, you enter the Paradiso bar. Paradiso has won plenty of attention for its captivating inside and for its even quirkier cocktails. It is definitely among the best Cocktails Bars in Barcelona. We suggest getting out of your mixed drink safe place and trying joys like the ‘Gelato Paradiso’ – vodka with turmeric, sheep’s milk kefir, grapefruit and lemon, amontillado syrup and sage, pecan sharp flavoring, peach, and kefir nitro froth. The bar is somewhat small with a limit of 50 individuals, so ensure you head early or book to get your spot here.

Where? Carrer de Rera Palau, 4, 08003 Barcelona
Neighborhood: El Born

Two Schmucks

This spot is popular for its great vibes and incredible customer service. The amicable staff is always prepared to help you and to provide you with a fantastic experience. The prices are moderate for the quality you get. There is a wonderful environment and fine stylistic layout at this bar. Barcelona’s Two Schmucks produces probably the best energy in the business. Its ‘five-star dive bar’ profile consolidates the casual party vibe of a lively happy-hour with the original, high quality cocktails and service you hope to find at the world’s best hotel bars. Initially conceived as a temporary pop up project, it soon started winning several European awards and becoming one of the Barcelona’s must-go-to bars.

Where? Carrer de Joaquín Costa, 52, 08001 Barcelona
Neighborhood: El Raval

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Carnal is an outstanding well-kept secret among the locals. It is a truly nice spot for you to spend your evening chatting and having fun, and it’s highly recommended to any mixed drink lover. The staff are very friendly and will make your experience unforgettable. If you’re searching for a quality cocktail without all the quarrel of being in the focal point of the city, this is the spot to be. The atmosphere is usually lively, especially during the weekends. If you are looking for a more relaxed time, head to the lovely interior terrace at the back.

Where? Carrer de Joaquín Costa, 12, 08001 Barcelona
Neighborhood: El Raval

14 De La Rosa

If the rain overwhelmed you during the promenade around Davis Museum, stop by this bar. Try the impeccably cooked tapas and signature cocktails at 14 De La Rosa. If you are more of a wine lover, you will find a selection of extraordinary bottles to choose from. The classy yet warm environment of this spot is very inviting and will make you feel home, also thanks to the exceptional cordiality of the staff. If you are looking for a unique experience, you ought to go to this bar.

Where? Carrer de Martínez de la Rosa, 14, 08012 Barcelona
Neighborhood: Gracia

Mr. White Cocktail Bar

Mr. White is located in a great area of the city, with a lively atmosphere, where you’ll find many other great spots to go to before or after. This spot offers a selection of classic cocktails that are prepared like nowhere else. Something simple like a gin tonic or a mojito will be a great decision. The space is relaxing, with dim lights and good playlists, but you can also choose to sit on the terrace, if the weather is good! Last but not least, the awesome staff and moderate prices make Mr. White Cocktail Bar a must-go.

Where? Carrer de Manso, 22, 08015 Barcelona
Neighborhood: Eixample

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Rubi Gin Bar

Rubi Bar is a comfortable mixed drink bar. Popular for its exemplary cocktails, the bar has an energetic vibe and great music. The main star of this bar is their gin, which they brew themselves in a few different flavors, and has acquired the endorsement of most ‘gin authorities’. The feel of the bar is warm and inviting and it is an ideal spot for an evening out with friends. The bar gets busy on weekends and late nights with both vacationers and local people coming by to enjoy their popular gin and tonic.

Where? Carrer dels Banys Vells, 6, 08003 Barcelona
Neighborhood: El Born / La Ribera

Barcelona is without a doubt one of Europe’s most interesting and fun cities to visit, and it is incomparable to many in terms of night entertainment and excellent bar scene. Over the last few years, Barcelona has turned into one of Europe’s reference destinations for original Cocktails Bars. Just one of the many reasons it is consistently one of the most visited cities in the world!

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