A luxury Valentine’s Day in Barcelona
Valentine´s Day is just around the corner so LuxuryFont have handpicked some of the most exclusive places for you to spend the special evening with your other half, and fall in love all over again in the perfect setting that is the charming city of Barcelona.
Barcelona, more romantic than you imagine in Valentine’s Day
Barcelona is rich in food so you won´t be stuck for choice. To start the evening, surprise your partner with a restaurant that will make your evening a memorable one, in one the trendiest restaurants in the city.
Torre de Alta Mar Restaurant
Situated at the top of Barcelona´s old port cable´s tower, you can enjoy superb 360 views of the sea and city whilst dining in ultimate class and style. This is the perfect place to eat with your loved one this valentine’s day if you want to feel that little bit out of the way of the hustle and bustle of the city. The gourmet menu is recommended if you want to try an assortment of dishes but you can also eat a la Carte, with many options for seafood and meat. Wine-lovers won´t be disappointed with their extensive wine list. Recommended in the Michelin Guides, it is imperative to book ahead to avoid disappointment.
Location: Passeig Joan de Borbó 88
How to get there: The nearest metro station is Barceloneta which is on L4
Cinc Sentits Restaurant
Having been awarded a Michelin star, Cinc Sentits showcases the exquisite creations of master chef Jordi Artal. His dishes focus on gastronomical traditions of the country and sources fresh, high quality ingredients. The restaurant serves fixed degustation menus of four or six courses so that you can make the most of an impeccably designed taste experience. Expect elaborate dishes such as smoke quail with chestnut cream, saffron aioli and Galician veal cheek.
Location: Aribau, 58
How to get there: The nearest metro stations are Universitat, connected by L1 and L2, and Passeig de Gracia, connected by L2, L3 and L4
After a sensational dinner, the only way to continue the night is match the food with cocktails at the most prestigious bars the city has to offer.
Cocteleria Dry Martini
Opened in 1978, this bar has become a symbol for cocktails worldwide, serving drinks in a quintessentially classic setting. The decoration is typical for a bar of its type with dark wood bars, spot lighting and uniformed waiters ready to give their recommendations if you´re overwhelmed by choice. All the cocktails in this bar are made preserving the techniques of the renowned Javier de Las Muelas, who founded the bar.
Location: Aribau, 162-166 Esqu. Corcega
How to get there: The nearest metro stations are Hospìtal Clinic, connected by L5, and Diagonal, connected by L3 and L5
If you´re after a more exclusive vibe with louder music, Eclipse is situated on the 26th floor of the W Hotel and turns into a nightclub later on. Here you´ll find incontestable views of the Mediterranean and an array of splendidly fused cocktails.
To finish your romantic evening, we´ve selected two chic and luxurious hotels for you to choose from.
Ohla Hotel Barcelona
Retreat to the elegant, neoclassical Ohla Barcelona. This hotel is the sublime blend of classic luxury and modern style and comfort, boasting spacious, beautiful rooms with large windows. If you´re not quite ready to wrap up the night, Ohla´s Boutique Bar offers design cocktails of the highest quality mixed by professional shakers, or you can take in the city views from the terrace by the rooftop pool.
Location: Via Laietana, 49
How to get there: The nearest metro station is Urquinaona, connected by L1 and L4
Hotel Arts Barcelona
As the name suggests, art is the central focus of this hotel. Choose from a selection of beautifully contemporary rooms and suites with views of the Mediterranean. For a truly breath-taking view, opt for the Arts suite, located on the 30th floor. Occupying the entire seafront side of the hotel, the suite is luxuriously spacious and even has a lounge area with a cosy fireplace – perfect for snuggling up together after an eventful night in the city.
Location: Carrer de la Marina 19-21
How to get there: The nearest metro is Ciutadella Vila Olimpico, connected by L4