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Well done if you managed to make it to La Sagrada Familia and even better if you popped your head in the Picasso Museum, but here's where the real fun starts. The nightlife in Barcelona is deservedly legendary and many visitors come from far and wide to mingle in the designer, celeb-studded hotel bars and coctelerias of the Catalan capital, whilst others prefer simply to sink a few jarras in the city's down-to-earth cerveserias, bohemian cafes and surprisingly good Irish pubs. Later at night the cool kids of Catalonia will desert the boozers and head to the clubs (quaintly referred to in Barna as 'discotecas)', which stay open 'til dawn, and many of which offer all-night dancing under the stars during summer. Whether you fancy a quiet coffee in the Gothic quarter, a monster rave in the Raval district, or some glitz and glamour at the Port Olimpic, Barcelona Life has tracked down some of the most memorable watering holes in the city... salut!
Directory of places to drink in Barcelona
There are 66 Barcelona pubs and cafes on our website at the moment, and we update our listings frequently. When hunting for a place to drink in Barcelona, either use our search facility provided above, or browse through our bar, cafe and club directory, which lists all the venues we've reviewed in alphabetical order. Barcelona has an epic range of pubs and nightclubs to choose from, so you definitely won't have to go thirsty on your travels - especially as most stay open until 3am on weekends. If you know a hip and/or happening hotspot which we've yet to add into the mix, please do write to us and let us know! We need your feedback to help us make our website the most comprehensive guide in English on the web.
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Shenanigans Irish Pub
reviewed by Maxim
"I'm not often the fan of Irish bars but this one has a special and authentic ambience especialy when the live bands are performing. "
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