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Traditional drinks of Barcelona

May 22, 2019

Traditional drinks to try in Barcelona

Barcelona is a city with an impressive culture and rich heritage. Whether you want to go to Gaudi and look at some of the most impressive architecture or want to go to Camp Nou and sit there for a few hours to relax on the beach, Barcelona has everything for you. From sparkling restaurants to local drinks, there is a lot of interesting things to try here in this amazing city!

We all know about Barcelona’s love for beer, but do you know that other than beer, this city also serves some mouth-watering local drinks as well? So, let us check what local people drink here and the best places to try these drinks out!

Although Hemingway liked to drink Champagne, cava will still remain an important part of Catalan tradition. Locals like to drink cava during special occasions like a wedding, for dinner parties, baptisms, and more. Cava is a famous sparkling wine which is often found in either white or pink colour. If you want to taste this delicious drink then we want you to visit either El Xamanyet or La Champaneria.

El Xampanyet
Address: Carrer de Montcada 22, El Born

La Champaneria
Address: Carrer de la Reina Cristina 7, La Barceloneta

Leche de Pantera
Leche de Pantera is one of the most loved local drinks in Spain. This drink was first made during the 1970s and since then it has remained popular throughout Spain. Leche de Pantera is made of milk and liquor. However, there are other kinds of Leche de Pantera available too which will have condensed milk, cinnamon, and egg yolk. But this drink will always remain cool and there will be broken ice on top of it. You should definitely go to Leche de Pantera to try this drink.

Leche de Pantera
Address: Carrer de la Mercè 30, El Gótico

If you love wine and fruits, then you will love Sangria for sure. This is one drink which is not only loved by the locals, but even tourists love to have a sip of this drink. Sangria is made of red wine, a little bit of brandy and chopped fruits, for example, peach, lime, apple, pineapple, berries, orange, mango, and kiwifruit. If you have been to Barcelona and have not tried Sangria, then make sure to try it on your next visit. This drink will also include either honey or sugar. And then add a little brandy to complete the drink. This summer drink is all you need after a hot day out in Barcelona. You can go to two of the following places, to try Sangira.

Casa Lolea
Address: Carrer de Sant Pere Més Alt 49, El Born

La Alcoba Azul
Address: Carrer de Sant Domeneq del Call 14, El Gótico

The last famous traditional must-try drink here in Barcelona is Vermouth. Although Vermouth was initially used as a medicinal remedy, it soon became famous. This drink has gained its popularity in the entire world, but what can be better then trying it out at Barcelona itself. This drink is extremely popular among the youth. You can even ask them once and they will tell you that Vermouth is their all-time favorite. This drink will often be garnished with a slice of lemon or orange. Just a small tip, you can add a little soda too for that extra kick. Make this your perfect Sunday afternoon drink. Also, check out the addresses below of the two best places to try it out.

Address: Plaça Comercial 1, El Born

Address: Carrer de Riera Alta 33, El Raval

Carrer de l'Atlàntida, 37, 08003 Barcelona, Spain

Tel: +34 674 35 55 97