Category: Restaurant

SPARK – Ember’s Workshop

SPARK – Ember’s Workshop

When it comes to Brasseries in Barcelona, the list can be overwhelming and misleading sometimes. To put an extra to this mess, honouring our #GastroThursdayByContinental we post today about the new ember restaurant in Barcelona: SPARK Located in La Dreta de l’Eixample (Right Eixample), the singular house called Casa Fabra in Diputació street between Girona …

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Feria de abril de Catalunya is back

Feria de abril de Catalunya is back

Over the 60s and 70s it took place in Spain a major demographic shift. For workers in Andalusia, Catalonia became the land of opportunity. Even such was the number of immigrants installed that (exaggeration) Catalonia came to be considered “the ninth province” of Andalusia. It is for this reason that for 45 years it has been …

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Señorito: The Art of Andalusian Tapas in Barcelona

Señorito: The Art of Andalusian Tapas in Barcelona

Step out the district of Raval, all the way left from our two Hotels Continental in Barcelona, we find Sant Antoni neighbourhood. This area is the legacy of the former Sant Antoni Marketplace –which still exists nowadays but renovated into an open air market like the Boqueria even larger and not so crowded. After the reopening …

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The NBA in Barcelona

The NBA in Barcelona

In a true American style, the NBA already has its spot in Barcelona. We recently spoke of The Garden of Messi, and how the rosary player created a single town within Barcelona to enjoy the best football with entertainment and cuisine. It is now up to the big North-American basketball league to inaugurate in Barcelona …

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The Messi’s Garden

The Messi’s Garden

Under the short name of “Bellavista del Jardín del Norte”, our worldwide football star has just opened a Restaurant in Barcelona, in Enric Granados 86-88 at barely 15min from our Continental Hotels. This is not a restaurant but a little town. The venue with a thousand square meters give much game. Bellavista del Jardín del …

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It Rains Plans and More

It Rains Plans and More

We could actually say that in Barcelona it rains down 4 days in April. However, in one of those what seemed to be a sunny morning becomes a grey and overcast sky. Suddenly, instead of 4 drops, we are facing a tremendous downpour. Do not despair. We know you have been planning your trip for …

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Bar Bas Restaurant

Bar Bas Restaurant

Right between Hotel Continental Barcelona and Hotel Continental Palacete, Bar Bas has recently opened its doors to delight both locals and visitors palates. Located in La Rambla de Catalunya, 7, this brand new tapas restaurant offers an extensive menu combining Spanish most traditional and successful dishes with also Catalan seasonal cuisine, offered with a carefully …

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Restaurant I Buono Amici

Restaurant I Buono Amici

The restaurant I Buoni Amici, our recommendation of the month. We are talking about one of the best restaurants offering traditional Italian cuisine in Barcelona. It is specialized in the Northern Italian gastronomy, especially in the region of Venice. Their cuisine is a part of the craft production using ingredients of the particular region. Don’t …

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Restaurante En Ville

Restaurante En Ville

Our next recommendation is the gastronomic restaurant En Ville. It is one of the nicest restaurants in Barcelona. En Ville offers a warm atmosphere that makes you travel through time. Antique mirrored walls reflect the marble tables and cosy fireplace. During the summer the façade opens up and becomes two open terraces with plants and …

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