Nigthlife in Barcelona
No one doubts that Barcelona is a world benchmark for nightlife activities thanks to its thousands of terraces, modern bars, and prestigious nightclubs. The most important DJs can be found mixing at the city’s nightclubs, indie bands playing in its halls, and singer-songwriters always find a spot in open mic bars. It is clear that Ciudad Condal has every kind of night activity in offer, ready to satiate even the most demanding visitors who want to enjoy the best nightlife experience. You will find establishments catering to all tastes, and, as a general rule, that different ambiances cluster together in different areas.
Nightlife in the Gracia district
The Gracia district stands out thanks to its collection of quiet bars, showcasing an intimate atmosphere to grab a beer and have a conversation. It is the most bohemian and laidback area, full of tapasbars, bars, or jazz, R&B, and Latin music establishments. In the district’s streets you will also find design bars with an excellent alternative atmosphere where to drink some good cocktails.
The Eixample has a great selection of bars and nightclubs where you can find anything from the most commercial and mainstream music, to the underground techno scene. The area is located in the city’s downtown, meaning it also has a wide range of restaurants, catering to all tastes and budgets.
Nightlife in the Gothic and Born neighborhoods
The Gothic neighborhood concentrates the best nightlife options in the downtown area thanks to its multiple halls, bars, and nightclubs. Most of the young night scene gathers in Plaza Real and Plaza George Orwell. In the Born neighborhood you will find the best cocktail bars in the city and the most fashionable design bars, frequented by people always eager to find the next big thing. Its passageways mix bars playing all kinds of music and people sporting the most varied styles.
Nightlife in the Poble Nou
In the area of the old industrial district of Poble Nou, partying begins just after midnight and goes on until the wee hours of the morning. There, you will find big nightclubs playing techno all the way until dawn, spacious bars playing good rock’n’roll music, and also more alternative options to enjoy great selections of indie and pop music.
Nightlife in the port
The area of the Olympic Port is among the most transited by night, full of tourists and young people. The area is loaded with sophisticated bars, restaurants and nightclubs, not to mention the casino where you can try your luck. Another of the “party areas” along the coast is Port Vell, where you will find the famous Maremàgnum commercial center. There, you will be able to enjoy a wide selection of terraces, restaurants, Latin bars, and shops, all ensuring the place is full of people at all times, be it by day or by night.