The best gift for your palate in Barcelona
The Hostal Abrevadero is situated in the district of Poble Sec, which is famous in Barcelona for being home to many restaurants of a high quality and wide variety.
Here is a list of the best eating establishments in the area so you can treat yourself to the best Catalan, Italian, Argentinian or international cuisine.
Restaurante El Abrevadero
The Restaurante El Abrevadero, which belongs to the hostel, has room for 100 diners as it includes two rooms and a large terrace. The larger room is around 30 metres2 and the smaller one is about 10 metres2.
El Abrevadero owes its unusual name to an old basin situated at the door to the building, which animals used to drink from.
This establishement specialises in Mediterranean cuisine, with tradititional and exquisite dishes such as salmorejo (traditional cold soup), patatas revolconas (traditional potato stew), Spanish omelette, calamari, patatas bravas, paellas, black rice, fideua (noodle paella), Jabugo ham, fried suckling pig, sea bass cooked skin side down, different types of fish, etc.
It also has a wide variety of tapas, sandwiches and a baguette menu with cold and hot options.
In addition, from Monday to Friday at lunchtime the Restaurante El Abrevadero in Barcelona offers a Daily Set Menu, which includes two courses plus dessert and a drink, at a special, unbeatable price: 9.80 euros (including VAT).
The Restaurante El Abrevadero is situated in the heart of Barcelona, on Calle Vila i Vilà, number 79, next to Avenida del Paral·lel.
The phone number for bookings is (+34) 93 441 22 05.
Restaurante El Abrevadero Menu
Situated at calle Aldana, 18, this is a restaurant specialising in traditional Catalan cuisine which features on the list produced by the magazine “Time out”.
Excellent service and very good value for money in a hundred-year-old building which strives to preserve the original look of an old 19th century warehouse.
Situated at Avinguda Paral.lel, 142 and belonging to one of the main restaurant groups in Barcelona. It offers a very elegant atmosphere and fusion cuisine at extremely competitive prices.
Located at calle Concòrdia, 21, this is a historical place in Poble Sec, with free tasting of 4 wines before the meal, ancient and charming premises, and a menu based on barbecued meats and vegetables.
Strongly recommended for group events. Advance booking required for weekends.
La Bella Napoli
This is one of the best Italian restaurants in Barcelona, or perhaps the best. It is situated at calle Margarit 14. It opts for traditional Neapolitan cuisine: pizza, pasta, meats… Prices from €20 per person.
Situated at calle Vilà i Vilà, 53, just a few metres from the Hostal Abrevadero. This Argentinian restaurant specialises in imported meats. The restaurant is decorated with photos of celebrities from football, music and politics who are regular customers.
The establishment offers an excellent tango musical show during dinners at the weekends.
Medium-high prices and excellent service. Bookings are recommended at weekends.