5 restaurants to have a date in Barcelona, Valentine’s Day special
Are you in Barcelona for Valentine’s Day? At Hostemplo, we will show you the perfect restaurants to make the best of your date today. What else?
JOSÉPHINE RESTAURANT :
From its name we may guess that it is a French restaurant, and we are right. And, is there anything more romantic for Valentine’s Day than a date in a French restaurant? Joséphine is a place full of charm. Ideal for couples in a vintage mood, it welcomes you in at any time. The menu of this cozy corner at Barcelona’s Eixample offers a simple but elaborated Mediterranean cuisine, to be enjoyed with live jazz music and some of the best cocktails in town. That’s what we call a proper date!
We recommend: burrata with non-alcohol bloody Mary and black olive soil, and lamb confit cooked at low temperature with its sauce reduction and rosemary. .
● Where?: 147, Pau Claris Street
● How to get there?: Metro: Passeig de Gràcia or Diagonal.
● More info!
2. CHINA CROWN RESTAURANT:
Is there anything more romantic than Catalan modernism? You already know we are very keen on Gaudí at Hostemplo, so restaurant China Crown had to be on our list.
In the heart of the Eixample, the restaurant is located in a beautiful modernist building from Gaudí with ornaments from the end of the 19th century. This renovated restaurant now offers imperial cuisine, a mix of culinary revolution and tradition. To capture the essence of the Empire and serve what the Great Emperors used to eat more than 400 years ago. The menu covers all the flavors of Chinese imperial cuisine. All the regions that once formed the Empire are reflected in the menu of the new restaurant of Casa Calvet.
If you’d rather go for something lighter but still glamorous, we recommend you La Dentellière. Located in an old building in the Gothic district, the place has been renovated preserving its charm and decorated in shades of red and gold, giving the venue a romantic touch perfect for Valentine’s Day. Their cuisine, with Mediterranean roots, searches for a balance between fresh and light dishes and other more elaborated proposals.
We recommend: Pyrenean bio beef fillet steak and crispy Parmesan and tomato confit cake.
Want to have a date in a palace? This is the restaurant for you in Barcelona! Located in the upper side of the city, Antigua welcomes us in a cozy and special environment. Their cuisine is simple but radically good and creative: Mediterranean food with a special touch.
We recommend: Truffle-scented, poached free-range egg with crispy skinny French fries, onion jam, sobrasada (Majorcan sausage. Also, seared marinated prawns, scallop coral emulsion with a touch of white truffle and lemon grass mousse.
● Where?: 59, Marià Cubí Street.
● How to get there?: FGC: Gràcia
● More info: www.antiguarestaurante.com
5. MARÍTIM RESTAURANT:
If you like the sea and seafood, this is your perfect date for an occasion like todays! Located on the second floor of the Royal Maritime Club, it has an awesome sight of the sea, the harbor and the city. Marítim is a fancy restaurant decorated by the popular interior designer Lázaro Rosa-Violán. The venue welcomes you in a special atmosphere with a fantastic terrace, offering the superb sea cuisine of the Basque chef Antxon Arribillaga.
● Where?: Moll d’ Espanya.
● How to get there?: Metro: Drassanes
● More info: www.maritimrestaurant.es
Which one would you choose? Let us we remind you of the gastronomy section in our blog, where you can find further suggestions to find the perfect restaurant for you; there are choices for all tastes! We are in a fancy mood; it’s Valentine’s Day today! And to make it your perfect love-day, why not giving a night in one of our suites as a gift? Remember, you’ll get free breakfast on your first night if you book through our website.