Sarrià feels like a little village amidst Barcelona’s cosmopolitan spirit. Wander through this off-the-beaten track neighborhood and discover its designer boutiques, artisanal shops and enchanting restaurants. Enjoy a drink, some bravas and a good laugh with friends at one of the best bars in the area. To make it a little easier, we’ve compiled a list of the best bars in Sarrià-Sant Gervasi.
This tapas bar is a must-try in the area. It’s very popular for serving the best patatas bravas in Barcelona, with the most delicious alioli. The friendly and informal atmosphere will make you feel welcome and the delicious tapas will leave you craving more.
This small and cozy bodega is located in the heart of Sarrià, just off the main square. Filled with warm colors, natural materials and relaxed jazz music, El Canalla is a fantastic place for a drink or two with delicious tapas served with an innovative twist. The small backroom is a perfect setting for an intimate and laid-back dinner. If you happen to be around in the afternoon, El Canalla’s prices for an afterwork Gin & Tonic are reasonable and the bartender will fix you up with either Tanqueray or Bombay Sapphire.
Bar, Restaurant, Spanish, Cocktails, Wine, Beer, Mediterranean, European, $$$
Bar Treze is an elegant and chic bar-restaurant. The bartenders prepare great Gin & Tonics and Bloody Marys and the other cocktails are no exception to this rule. The interior is fresh and stylish but if you would prefer to be seated outside, Bar Treze has a beautiful terrace.
A drink here seems to be synonymous with breathtaking views of Barcelona. Mirablau is situated in a privileged location at the top of Tibidabo Avenue, from where the view of the city couldn’t get much better. The venue, serving as a bar, restaurant and night club, is well-known in the area.
A traditional bar situated in a small and tranquil square slightly off the main road of Sarrià, Can Pau serves as a meeting point for many locals. Local beers, wines, basic long drinks and tapas are on the menu, and to top this off, the atmosphere is among the most relaxed you’ll find in the district.
At La Fermata you can choose different pizza slices from the display and enjoy them accompanied by a great brew. This small venue is a fantastic start or an early finish for a good night out in Sarrià. La Fermata has two locations in Barcelona, and they also do home delivery – highly recommended for pizza lovers.
Bar, Pub, British, Irish, Pub Grub, Cocktails, Wine, Beer, $$$
In the heart of the old town of Sarrià, this little bar is the nearest thing to an English or Irish pub you’ll encounter in the area. At Sotavent you’ll find a great variety of beers and can enjoy a game of billiards or darts.
This traditional bar-restaurant located just on the border of the Sarrià-Sant Gervasi and Les Corts districts, presents a truly authentic, local dining and drinking experience. First opened in 1979, Garlana prepares a delicious paella. The bar is well-equipped and offers a wide selection of gins, whiskeys and traditional liquors. Don’t be fooled by Garlana’s generic look when looking at it from outside – when you enter you will be welcomed by a warm, cozy atmosphere and professional service.