If you're travelling, far from home, or just don't feel like cooking, Bear on Bike are here to save the holiday season for you with their special meals at Espai EGG. You'll enjoy a feast of delcious seasonal and organic dishes with all the trimmings accompanied by local, biodynamic wines served in cosy, family-style surroundings. For New Year's Eve dinner you get canapes, a starter, an entreé, a main (lamb cutlets), dessert, cava and grapes (12 at midnight for good luck in the coming year!), as well as wines, water and soft drinks. If you're vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free or have other special dietary needs, get in touch so you can be accommodated as well. Reservations are required.
Lots of locals celebrate New Year's Eve at home with a big family dinner, eating the 12 grapes with the stroke of the 12 bells at midnight for good luck, and then maybe they'll head out to meet friends. But never fear! For those who do like a big celebration to ring in the new year, Barcelona is buzzing with things to do on December 31 as loads of parties, live music, fireworks, and more, help you to bid farewell to the old year and move on to the new. You can celebrate with the city's official New Year's Eve party at the Montjuïc Magic Fountain, where they'll have fun and games and music starting at 9.30pm and going on until after midnight. If you're looking for something a bit more all-night-long, read on: we've selected some of the best ways to start the year, especially if you want to shake your booty on a dance floor. Here are a few suggestions for all tastes and budgets.