Barcelona is one of the world's best cities when it comes to eating and drinking. The locals already know that, and so do the gastronomy pros who, year after year, award Barcelona restaurants with distinctions that raise the city up to the podium of great international cuisine. The offer is varied, high-quality, monumental – from the neighbourhood tapas bar that's been around forever to the more than 20 restaurants boasting Michelin stars. Though it's quite the difficult task, we've come up with a list of the 50 best restaurants in Barcelona, those with the most trusted menus among the multitude of hot tables in town. Pull up a chair, order a nice vintage, and enjoy!
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