Barcelona Best Bars

By Local Heroes

Barcelona is a big city that has bars and clubs to enjoy the nightlife every day of the week. Spotting the best bars in a new destination and not falling on tourist traps can be a little bit of a challenge. 
This article will help you locate the bars that stand out and that are usually crowded with both locals and tourists.

The best 9 Bars for a drink according to Locals

The next items represent 9 of the best bars that tripUniq's Local Heroes suggest in their Barcelona Guides.

The best 9 Bars for a drink according to Locals

#1 Feroz

Cool venue with an incredible decoration: an interior garden, the bathrooms as an English club, the living room decorated with over 100 ceiling lamps...

Included in 14 of 55 Barcelona Travel Guides

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Mercedes

Mercedes, 27, Tourismologist

Mercedes
Make sure to book beforehand, it’s one of the trendiest places and it gets really crowded.

Mercedes, 27, Tourismologist

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The best 9 Bars for a drink according to Locals

#2 Pastrami Bar / Paradiso Cocktail Bar

Speakeasy bar that consists of a Pastrami bar on the outside and, going through an old fridge door, you’ll find a Cocktail Bar at the end of a corridor.

Included in 23 of 55 Barcelona Travel Guides

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Marc

Marc, 37, Event Organiser

Marc
The earlier you go, the better, it's usually crowded.

Marc, 37, Event Organiser

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The best 9 Bars for a drink according to Locals

#3 Yurban Rooftop

Located right in the middle of the city, this rooftop with a pool and bar is perfect to enjoy cocktails and have fun with friends.

Included in 8 of 55 Barcelona Travel Guides

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Helene

Helene, 31, Corporate Finance

Helene
The views of the city are picture perfect!

Helene, 31, Corporate Finance

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The best 9 Bars for a drink according to Locals

#4 Bodega Saltó

Celler that sells wine in bulk and that presents a peculiar combination of art with traditional objects and some kitsch detail.

Included in 24 of 55 Barcelona Travel Guides

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Charles

Charles, 36, Startuper

Charles
A great place to have a drink before or after dinner: wine, vermouth or Gin-Tonics. They have live shows on some nights.

Charles, 36, Startuper

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The best 9 Bars for a drink according to Locals

#5 El Coleccionista

Drinking bar that has live music shows and where you can listen to Rock and Pop classics.

Included in 24 of 55 Barcelona Travel Guides

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Tomás

Tomás, 36,

Tomás
Friday and Saturday nights are usually crowded. One of the few bars in Barcelona where people dance.

Tomás, 36,

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The best 9 Bars for a drink according to Locals

#6 Rabipelao

Bar and Restaurant that offers typical Venezuelan food and tropical cocktails.

Included in 15 of 55 Barcelona Travel Guides

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Andrea

Andrea, 29, Vermouth fan

Andrea
If you also want to eat something get there early because the kitchen closes soon.

Andrea, 29, Vermouth fan

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The best 9 Bars for a drink according to Locals

#7 La Confitería

Bar with 1912 vintage atmosphere that serves original cocktails.

Included in 23 of 55 Barcelona Travel Guides

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Gemma

Gemma, 33, Tour guide

Gemma
Its unique lighting will get your attention from the outside.

Gemma, 33, Tour guide

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The best 9 Bars for a drink according to Locals

#8 Bar Marsella

Built in 1820, this is the oldest bar in Barcelona and it is said that Hemingway and Picasso used to come here.

Included in 25 of 55 Barcelona Travel Guides

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Sergi

Sergi, 25, Executive consultant

Sergi
This bar is also known for combining Absinthe with other drinks...

Sergi, 25, Executive consultant

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The best 9 Bars for a drink according to Locals

#9 El Cangrejo

Bar that has Drag Queen shows and that reminds of the ‘70s and ‘80s with people dancing to some good oldies music.

Included in 15 of 55 Barcelona Travel Guides

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Josefina

Josefina, 26, Travel Journalist

Josefina
Book a table if you want to watch the show sitting down, or get there early because it gets really crowded.

Josefina, 26, Travel Journalist

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The best 9 Bars for a drink according to Locals

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