This blog post was originally posted on December 15, 2015, and was updated on November 14, 2019.
New Year’s Eve in Barcelona isn’t complete without a perfect holiday meal.
If you’re wondering where, exactly, you can find one, you’ve come to the right place! There are plenty of great restaurants here in the Catalan capital serving up excellent meals on New Year’s Eve. From classic tapas to modern gastro delights and everything in between, there’s an ideal meal on New Year’s Eve in Barcelona for everyone.
Homemade Mediterranean cuisine. A fantastic and extensive wine list. Live jazz performances providing the soundtrack. Need we say more? That’s what’s in store at Little Italy, home to one of our favorite meals on New Year’s Eve in Barcelona—in the trendy Born district, to be more specific. The locale offers a unique glitz and glamour that wouldn’t feel out of place in New York City, but with a distinctly European feel. There’s no classier place to ring in 2020!
Price: TBD for 2019
For an exotic fusion experience unlike any other, you can’t go wrong with Ikibana.
A masterful blend of Japanese and Brazilian cuisine, the menu at Ikibana delivers every day of the year, but they really pull out all the stops for their New Year’s Eve gala dinner. This multi-course culinary wonderland comes complete with some of the most exquisite sushi you’ll ever taste.
Restaurant Fonda España
Tradition and modernity come together beautifully at Fonda España, the signature restaurant at Hotel España.
Thanks to the leadership of acclaimed chefs Martín Berasategui and German Espinosa in the kitchen, Fonda España is a favorite among locals, despite its seemingly tourist-friendly location near Las Ramblas. It’s safe to say that the same local atmosphere will be at play during their 2019 New Year’s Eve dinner.
Berasategui has outdone himself with this year’s menu, which draws inspiration from local, traditional ingredients. Add in a selection of some of the finest Catalan wines, and you’re set to ring in the New Year like a stylish Barcelona local.
Want to take a gastronomic journey around Spain on the last night of 2019? Restaurante Salamanca is calling your name.
The special New Year’s Eve menu brings together some of the finest ingredients and dishes from all across the country. We’re talking Galician shellfish, roast suckling pig from Salamanca, shrimp from Huelva—and that’s not to mention the stunning selection of Spanish wines, either. Your dinner purchase includes entrance to a cotillion that will keep the fiesta going well into the first several hours of the new year, so get ready to party.
You don’t have to go all the way to Rome to find a beautiful Italian-inspired meal this New Year’s Eve.
The nochevieja menu at Rossini is a celebration of Mediterranean cuisine, with dishes drawing inspiration from both Spain and Italy alike. Perfect for groups of friends, families and couples alike, the warm and welcoming atmosphere here makes it the perfect place to start your new year off right.
Price: €140 (15 percent discount if reserved before November 30, 2019)
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