Yakumanka, Eixample

Gastón Acurio is a global ambassador of Peruvian cuisine and his Barcelona joint doesn’t disappoint. Expect great food in a laid-back atmosphere and a range of Peru’s best dishes. Acurio’s ceviches, piqueos, wok-cooked rice-and-fish options are delicious, authentic and best paired with a pisco sour.

207 Carrer de València, 08007
+34 935 66 15 48

Bar Cañete, El Raval

Unpretentious tapas joint Bar Cañete is a favourite among Barcelonians. Though you’ll likely find most dishes at other tapas restaurants, the kitchen’s fresh ingredients set it apart – the oysters with burrata and stewed Santa Pau beans is a must-try. The Mantel, Bar Cañete’s bistro-like seating area, makes for a more refined dining experience but if you’re pressed for time, you can always go for a quick bite at the barra. You might have more fun standing up anyway.

17 Carrer de la Unió, 08001 
+34 932 703 458

Galette & Pastim, Horta

Located in the Horta district, this no-fuss bakery prepares fresh loaves and superb pastries daily. Nomad coffee and cold-pressed juices also tempt the locals back for more. It is run by a trio of ladies with an eye for quality ingredients. Mercè turns out baguettes of rustica petita, while Alba and Nuria make sweets such as Minorcan ensaïmadas.

Carrer del Tajo 21
+34 93 516 4038

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