Our favourite restaurants in El Gotico

With its dark, alluring and sometimes hidden alleyways built into medieval walls, some dating back to Roman times, El Barrio Gotico is a magical place to explore. Whatever you choose to call it (El Gotico or Barrio Gotico in Spanish, Barri Gotic in Catalan or the Gothic Quarter in English), this old town neighbourhood in Barcelona offers a wealth of fine dining establishments and cosy tucked away local eateries.

 

As you explore the winding streets of Barri Gotic, sample authentic Catalan food at family-run Belmonte; dine on roast duck and potatoes amongst the wine barrels at Bodega La Palma or treat yourself to the best Japanese in Barcelona at Michelin-star awarded Koy Shunka. DestinationBCN has carefully selected a list of restaurant recommendations in El Gotico. The restaurants listed below have been chosen for their quality of produce, excellent service and dining experience. We hope you love them as much as we do!

 

Restaurants in El Gotico PDF download

Rasoterra, Carrer de Palau 5, Barcelona
Koy Shunka, Carrer Copons 7, Barcelona
Bodega La Palma, Carrer de la Palma de Sant Just 7, Barcelona
Cecconi’s, Passeig de Colom 20, Barcelona
Belmonte, Carrer de la Mercè 29, 08002 Barcelona
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Belmonte

Belmonte is a special place tucked in the winding roads of the Gothic Quarter. Run by two sisters, this place serves simple, delicious Catalan comida casera (homemade food). One sister is at the back cooking, whilst the other serves – the dynamic duo will make sure you leave well fed.

Cuisine & Price

Traditional Catalan homemade food

Price: €

Map

Belmonte, Carrer de la Mercè, 29, 08002 Barcelona

Belmonte, Carrer de la Mercè 29, 08002 Barcelona

Contact

T: + 34 933 107 684

Belmonte website

Opening hours

Mon: Closed
Tue: 20.00–22.30
Wed: 20.00–22.30
Thur: 20.00–22.30
Fri: 13.00–15.00 & 20.00 – 22.30
Sat: 13.00–15.00 & 20.00 – 22.30
Sun: Closed

Bodega La Palma

Former icehouse where people would sit around as your block of ice was chiselled for you. Barrels line the entrance, giving the look of a winery and hints to the secret sommelier who is local to the venue. They serve Smoked duck, Potato stuffed with black pudding and other local and seasonal dishes, ideal for sharing.

Cuisine & Price

Catalan and tapas with great wines

Price: €

Map

Bodega La Palma, Carrer de la Palma de Sant Just 7, Barcelona

Bodega La Palma, Carrer de la Palma de Sant Just 7, Barcelona

Contact

T: +34 933 150 656
Bodega la Palma website

Opening hours

Mon: 09.00–24.00
Tue: 09.00–24.00
Wed: 09.00–24.00
Thur: 09.00–24.00
Fri: 09.00–24.00
Sat: 12.00–24.00
Sun: Closed

Koy Shunka

One of the best Japanese restaurants in the city with a Michelin star to prove its worth. Managed by the same people of the famed restaurant Shunka located just around the corner. Sitting at the bar is a definite treat, watching the cooks perform their trade in harmony and dedication. A great experience where reservations are a must.

Cuisine & Price

Japanese

Price: €€€€

Map

Koy Shunka, Carrer Copons 7, Barcelona

Koy Shunka, Carrer Copons 7, Barcelona

Contact

T: +34 934 127 939
Koy Shunka website

Opening hours

Mon: Closed
Tue: 13.30–15.00 & 20.30-23.00
Wed: 13.30–15.00 & 20.30-23.00
Thur: 13.30–15.00 & 20.30-23.00
Fri: 13.30–15.00 & 20.30-23.00
Sat: 13.30–15.00 & 20.30-23.00
Sun: 13.30–15.00

Rasoterra

A quiet oasis in the heart of the Gothic Quarter, Rasoterra is a vegetarian restaurant that serves flavorful, seasonally optimized dishes made from locally grown ingredients, some from their own private garden.

Cuisine & Price

Vegetarian

Price: €

Map

Rasoterra, Carrer de Palau 5, Barcelona

Rasoterra, Carrer de Palau 5, Barcelona

Contact

T: + 34 933186926
Rasoterra website

Opening hours

Mon: Closed
Tue: 13.00–16.00 & 19.00-23.00
Wed: 13.00–16.00 & 19.00-23.00
Thur: 13.00–16.00 & 19.00-23.00
Fri: 13.00–16.00 & 19.00-23.00
Sat: 13.00–16.00 & 19.00-23.00
Sun: 13.00–16.00 & 19.00-23.00

Cecconi’s

Located inside the famed Soho House, Cecconi’s offers modern-day classic Italian cooking that includes handmade pasta, seafood and speciality dishes from northern Italy.

Cuisine & Price

Italian

Price: €€

Map

Cecconi’s, Passeig de Colom 20, Barcelona

Cecconi’s, Passeig de Colom 20, Barcelona

Contact

T: +34 932204640

Cecconi’s website

Opening hours

Mon: 12.00–01.00
Tue: 12.00–01.00
Wed: 12.00–01.00
Thur: 12.00–01.00
Fri: 12.00–02.00
Sat: 12.00–02.00
Sun: 12.00–24.00