Barcelona, the birthplace of great chefs, is the ideal city to enjoy the best gastronomy in the best company. Whether it is to celebrate a special anniversary, a first date, recover that dose of romance or simply surprise your partner because you like spending time together, in Barcelona you will find all kinds of intimate and cozy restaurants. To make your task easier, we present you some of the most interesting.
Yashima is one of the oldest Japanese restaurants in Barcelona, being one of the first to open to present the delights of Japanese cuisine. In addition, in this restaurant the experience is not in itself the food but also the way of presenting it and the furniture. For example, in Yashima you can eat in a "kotatsu", a room with tables at ground level and with a typically Japanese tatami mat all to yourself.
Some of the star dishes of this restaurant located in the avenue of Josep Tarradellas 145, are steamed clams with sake, yakisoba, Japanese steak tartare, prawn tempura or Japanese vegetable and meat fondue, among many others.
If what you are looking for is a romantic dinner in Barcelona as well as enjoying good live music, this restaurant located in the heart of the Born district, Little Italy, will be your best option. It is an area full of artists, students and intellectuals who give the neighborhood a very interesting bohemian atmosphere.
Little Italy opened its doors in 1988 and since then it has not stopped bringing joy to its guests. Their jazz nights have been a success as their music enlivens the evening and the acoustic format allows effortless conversation at the same table and prevents listening to conversations between tables, which is perfect for a romantic evening.
As for the menu, in Little Italy you will find recipes of traditional Mediterranean cuisine where carpaccios, rice and pasta stand out, and a very long cocktail menu perfect to toast love.
Sergi de Meia
On Calle Aribau 106 in Barcelona is the Sergi de Meià restaurant, a bright and charming place ideal to share a special moment while enjoying delicious cuisine.
This restaurant is characterized by having known how to integrate traditional and local Catalan cuisine with nuances of Arabic, Japanese, Peruvian, Mexican or French cuisine that have led to reinvented dishes such as crunchy lamb with potato, garlic and rosemary, Fish suquet, seafood rice, Catalan roast chicken or fish from the market with purple onion and sprouts, among others.
This Venetian tavern on Jerusalem Street next to the Boqueria in the heart of Raval is a safe bet for a romantic dinner. The appointment will become a resounding success if you reserve a table on the top floor, which is accessed by its wooden staircase, in the last corner of the room that is dimly lit to promote privacy.
In addition, you will fall in love with the dishes of Bacaro since it is not the classic Italian pasta and pizza but rather it offers a varied menu where good products and dishes as tasty as the pickled sardines en saor with raisins and confit onion, the gnocchi of potato with duck ragout, risotto with nero di sepia or beach squid with vegetables.
Located in the Olympic Village in front of the beach, CDLC is characterized by its exclusive and sophisticated atmosphere. The decoration of this nightclub with restaurant / lounge is glamorous and perfect for an intimate dinner since you can dine in front of the beach, while the sea breeze completely envelops you, in a comfortable chill out area with lounges that close with curtains for more privacy.
The menu is dominated by Mediterranean cuisine with Asian and Arabic touches. They have an assortment of exquisite sushi and their grilled scallops with vegetables are excellent. As for dessert, the delicious fruit with chocolate and cream is a highly recommended dish and to finish off a spectacular romantic dinner, nothing better than a bottle of cava or champagne.