Cheap Barcelona

Enjoy the city for less – low-cost and free things to do and see

Barcelona's best cheap eats
Restaurants

Barcelona's best cheap eats

Time Out's top places to eat on a budget in the Catalan capital

Stellar squares
Things to do

Stellar squares

Barcelona boasts hundreds of beautiful squares, and some with low-cost food and drink

Museums: Free Sundays
Museums

Museums: Free Sundays

Spend the first Sunday of every month soaking in art and culture – for free

Top bars to drink on the cheap
Bars and pubs

Top bars to drink on the cheap

Our guide to quenching your thirst without breaking the bank

Bars on a budget

Psycho
Bars and pubs

Psycho

Named for the song by the Sonics, Psycho is a rock and roll bar that ticks all the boxes

Time Out says
  • 4 out of 5 stars
33/45

33/45

A modern and stylish bar that has a wide rest area with comfortable chairs and sofas

Time Out says
  • 4 out of 5 stars
Piscis

Piscis

Another kitsch bar reminiscent of those in post-Transition Spanish films

Time Out says
  • 4 out of 5 stars
Bar Ramon

Bar Ramon

This epicentre of good beer on tap, the best tapas and superlative rock music is back

Free art: galleries

Galeria H2O
Art

Galeria H2O

Local architect Joaquim Ruiz Millet and writer Ana Planella founded this friendly Gràcia gallery in 1989

Users say
  • 5 out of 5 stars
Joan Gaspar
Art

Joan Gaspar

Joan Gaspar has worked with young but strong artists, and has exhibited the works of artists from the Paris school

Arts Santa Mònica
Museums

Arts Santa Mònica

Check out this multidisciplinary centre for art, science, thought and communication

Marlborough
Art

Marlborough

The family of galleries work in cahoots to organise exhibitions of the artists they represent

Toni Tàpies
Museums

Toni Tàpies

Owned by the son of the famous painter, Tàpies hosts a classy mix of locals and internationals

Àngels Barcelona
Art

Àngels Barcelona

This space shows photography and video, and hosts the occasional performance

Recommended galleries

Joan Prats
Art

Joan Prats

The gallery promotes the various forms these artists use to express themselves

Trama
Art

Trama

Petritxol is a tiny street but, despite its size there's room to share with shops and art galleries

ADN
Art

ADN

ADN favours less-established contemporary artists, half of whom are locally based

Galeria 3 Punts
Art

Galeria 3 Punts

What you'll mainly find in this gallery is contemporary art in its many facets

Users say
  • 5 out of 5 stars