Travelers can experience a taste of Barcelona through these Instagramable sipping spots approved by experts.
The holiday car rental experts at StressFreeCarRental.com have given vacationers their suggestions for cocktail bars scattered around Barcelona which are beautiful enough to grace even the most discerning Instagram feed.
Suave lounges and cozy classics are dotted all around the city, in the squares, and down the side streets with a place guaranteed to suit any mood.
Whether it’s a special occasion or a chilled afternoon tipple, Barcelona’s hidden gem is its extensive range of cocktail bars.
StressFreeCarRental.com’s top five Instagram worthy cocktail bars in Barcelona
Appropriately named, the Negroni bar, sits just around the corner from the Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art. So once you’ve had a wander around and appreciated the unique Catalonian art, why not stop by Negroni and quench your thirst with the classic citrus beverage. This cocktail bar differs from many of the older establishments in the city in its modern style and the fact that they have no menu. Just tell one of the expert mixologists what you would like and they will make something to your preference.
If you’re seeking theatrics then this one is definitely for you. Get your boomerang at the ready and be prepared for dry ice, extravagant garnishes and funky glassware that will turn a mediocre mojito into a marvellous masterpiece. Situated just a few minutes' walk from Plaça de Catalunya, The Alchemix gives tourists a unique drinking experience along with an attractive food menu. Make sure to book in advance for the best chance of getting a table.
For a more intimate experience check out Solange cocktails. Their luxury aesthetic is perfect for a special date night with your loved one, with padded leather seats and exclusive crystal glassware make sure you dress to impress. Located a short walk away from the Medical Faculty of the University of Barcelona, this bar is perfectly paired with a celebratory occasion.
Old school charm and a mixed laidback atmosphere create this classic, yet moody setting known as La Whiskeria. Boasting an impressive selection of over 250 whiskeys to choose from, this is heaven for on the rocks enthusiasts. Even if you can tell a bourbon from a scotch, try one of their Classic Highlands cocktails to ease you in. The mix of scotch whiskey, fresh tropical juices and aromatic bitters are the perfect accompaniment whilst enjoying the live jazz band.
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Can you name a better combination than freshly prepared tapas and smooth, cool cocktails? Didn't think so. This art deco oasis lies in the heart of the Gothic Quarter and will not disappoint. The shimmering gold accents and velvet, high stalls ooze class and give a refined ambience. Make sure to try truffle ravioli or seafood tapas, to get a true flavour of Barcelona.