Low cost eats in Barcelona

Barcelona is an excellent place for a weekend break, or a week-long vacation, whether or not you’ve bought oodles of money to splash or are on one thing of a shoestring price range. That’s probably the greatest issues concerning the Spanish metropolis – it actually does cater for everybody.

We’re going to take a look at Barcelona’s culinary choices on this put up – and extra particularly the place you may go for sensible meals at reasonably priced costs. If you’re on a decent price range, take the time to seek for nice offers on lodging – you’ll discover some examples right here.


Bacoa is one thing of a Barcelona favorite, with this burger restaurant now boasting two retailers within the metropolis. Its unique website is known as ‘Little Bacoa’, because it’s significantly smaller than its newer counterpart, simply referred to as ‘Bacoa’.

Proprietor Brad Ainsworth focuses on utilizing locally-produced components that adjust in accordance with the season. They solely use Spanish meat of their burgers and supply all their greens from native farms. It’s developed a robust fame for providing wonderful burgers at very affordable costs, whereas offering a laidback environment during which to take pleasure in your meals – positively price a go to.

You’ll discover Little Bacoa on Colomines 2, whereas Bacoa is positioned at Ronda de la Universitat 31.


For a style of conventional Catalan and Galician fare, head to Envalira within the Gracia district of Barcelona. This restaurant is brilliant, easy and affords excellent meals and repair. It’s well-known for its flavoursome home made meals, with a give attention to rice dishes and seafood – monkfish stew, rice with hen, pork and a light-weight cheese gratin, and rice with squid ink are the sorts of belongings you’ll discover on the menu right here.

This restaurant is positioned on Placa del Sol – don’t be fooled by its diminutive exterior look, it truly is top of the range and really fairly priced.


Himali is one thing somewhat completely different – a incredible Nepalese restaurant. It’s run by a local Nepalese man, who has introduced a style of the Himalayas to the Gracia district of Barcelona. There’s all kinds of typical Nepalese dishes on the menu, reminiscent of thali dalbaht (a scrumptious lentil-based dish), momo dumplings and khasi masala tarkari (a spicy lamb principal).

All of the meals listed here are served with rice and naan bread, and you will get a really tasty dinner right here with out breaking the financial institution. Head to Carrer de Milia i Fontanals to strive these uncommon and scrumptious choices.

Cat Bar

Cat Bar affords a incredible mix of foods and drinks – the restaurant serves up completely vegetarian meals and its bar boasts an impressive choice of Catalan craft beers. It additionally has a number of vegan and wheat-free dishes on its menu, together with a choice of scrumptious burgers.

In addition to its tasty meals, Cat Bar has a full of life environment within the evenings, with a piano positioned within the venue the place any musicians are welcome to play, whereas the homeowners additionally organise stay music performances on sure evenings of the week.

If this feels like your form of place, make a beeline for Boria 17, seize a desk and select your beer and meals.

These are only a few of Barcelona’s prime price range eateries – there are lots of extra you can uncover dotted all around the metropolis. Ensure you additionally try a tapas bar for that quintessentially Spanish eating expertise.