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Deciding where to venture for the best restaurants in Barcelona this summer, really depends on the occasion. However, for a special dining experience that has the real Wow Factor, there's a vast range of elite Michelin restaurants - all boasting coveted star ratings.

Barcelona attracts visitors from all over the world, due to its bold Gaudi architecture, remarkable art museums and famous La Boqueria market. However, the iconic sights aren't the only reason to visit this amazing city. Even if we're a little biased, we'd have to say it's the gastronomical and local culinary delights!

Therefore, when it comes to our hand-selected best restaurants in Barcelona this summer, we've gone above and beyond just a casual dining experience. Here we have a choice of luxury restaurants, perfect for a romantic date or treating someone with a special celebration.

The Best Restaurants in Barcelona this Summer

Without further ado, let’s pull up a chair and take a seat at some of the best restaurants in Barcelona this summer. Where you can enjoy the ambience and a rich tapestry of diverse cuisines and innovative dishes.

Disfrutar (Villaroel 163, Barcelona)

This restaurant has now got to the top of Barcelona's elite dining experiences. The chefs/owners originally opened Disfrutar in 2014, it has now been awarded two Michelin stars.

The entrance is typical Barcelona, with the colours of Mironian ceramics that travels through to the kitchen which is on view to customers in the main dining room. The cuisine is Mediterranean and revolves around their tasting menu, containing avant-garde cuisine.

The combination of elegant attention and service makes this restaurant an unmissable culinary experience.

Lasarte (C/ de Mallorca, 259, 08008 Barcelona)

This gorgeous restaurant was awarded three Michelin stars in 2017. The head chef is Italian Paolo Casagrande.

Set in beautiful surroundings; you will enjoy sumptuous dishes like: grilled roe deer with black truffle cream, roast kingfish with clam pil-pil, crab and champagne, or Wagyo ravioli with glazed eel, iodised cream and caviar.

Paolo is also at the forefront of the everyday running of the restaurant, and his superb elegant creativity is displayed in his presentations - such as the apple millefeuille, foie gras and eel, with amazing colours and flavours.

Tickets (Av. del Paral·lel, 164, 08015 Barcelona)

Tickets offer a more relaxed way of enjoying haute cuisine via its delicious and thought-out tapas. This restaurant is run by Fran Agudo on the kitchen side and Joan Romans in the dining room.

Visitors can experience modern and traditional tapas, and the menu is constantly changing according to the availability of the produce. There is no tasting menu to sample but the chefs will offer a unique tailor-made dish for you, according to your personal choices.

Oria (Pg. de Gràcia, 75, 08008 Barcelona)

This stunning restaurant is located in the Monument hotel, and actually quite near to the Lasarte. Oria is less ceremonious, with slightly more affordable options but still served in great luxury. The menu boasts amazing à la carte and executive menu choices.

The restaurant is spacious and modern and is near the hotel lobby through a pyramid structure. The space is large with a skylight that gives natural light and lights up the adjoining swimming pool which only adds to the opulent surroundings.

Cocina Hermano Torres (Carrer del Taquígraf Serra, 20, 08029 Barcelona)

This restaurant is named after the Torres twins and can be located inside an old industrial building right in the centre of Barcelona. Various kitchens are found around the relevant dining sections. The clientele can see into the kitchen as the dishes are being prepared.

The Torres twin brothers are the chefs, and extremely very proud of their stylish cuisine of ‘family memories’ created by old recipes and made with fresh seasonal produce from the garden using innovative. Their amazing cuisine was awarded two Michelin stars when it opened in 2019.

Book the Best Restaurants in Barcelona this Summer

With a range of Barcelona tapas tours, cooking classes and culinary experiences available with tabl. book your perfect food activity here. Coming soon is our online directory, which will make it even easier to decide upon the best restaurants in Barcelona this summer.

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