Europe Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 Daytime flights - US East Coast to Paris?
  2. 2 Santorini lodging
  3. 3 Weighing hand luggage at CDG security now
  4. 4 Amalfi or Tuscany?
  5. 5 10 day Italy
  6. 6 El Pastrami en Madrid
  7. 7 Scotland 10 Nights - Trying To Narrow Down Where To Go & Stay
  8. 8 What to do at 7:00am
  9. 9 Italy - Car vs Train: Milan, Cinque Terre, Lalyake District in March
  10. 10 Where to stay in Reykjavik
  11. 11 Organizing our 8 day Roman visit
  12. 12 Trump alleged to be "keen" for US to join Commonwealth
  13. 13 Netherlands,Belgium,Austria and South Germany
  14. 14 Visa Free Entry To Spain
  15. 15 Positano to Maori drive or ferry and how much visiting time?
  16. 16 Starting my Paris plan for May
  17. 17 14 days in Italy in late June with 6 adults + 6 little kids
  18. 18 Italian Honeymoon Advice
  19. 19 Planning a European Trip
  20. 20 2 WEEK EUROPE ITINERARY
  21. 21 Dinner get-together in Paris?
  22. 22 Greece + Italy | Itinerary Suggestions
  23. 23 Safety in Lamezia Terme, Italy
  24. 24 Day trip to Montserrat - any tips?
  25. 25 Italian lakes
View next 25 » Back to the top

It´s possible to have a great cheap lunch in Barcelona

Jump to last reply

For personal reasons, I tend to go often to Barcelona (actually, to one of the cities of the industrial belt surrounding the city), and see how popular it is amont foreign tourists (I´m a Basque). Ramblas and Boquería market area are now significant tourist traps, where you can find all kind of menus and food for all type of customers (even Basque pintxos, but they are far, very far from the real thing).

Quite surprisingly, the Gracia district goes almost completely ignored by tourists. It´s like a small SoHo district, full of real life and beautiful squares. And little cozy restaurants, offering excellent food at unbeatable prices. Last week I had a menu of the day for just ten euros, including wine. Three restaurants on the same street offered identical price. And the quality of the menu was just superb. For those looking for a different atmosphere, off the ultra beaten path in Barcelona, Gracia district is your place. Similar to Malasaña and Chueca districts in Madrid, but with a distinctive character.

23 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement