If you constantly visit the same places Born or the Gothic Quarter, it is advisable to leave the familiar comfort zone, change of scenery and discover the unexplored corners of Barcelona. For example, to explore the Poblenou quarter, which is transformed in front of the usual sleeping area, home to the Catalan pensioners in Mecca of creative youth and creative personalities.
The number of trendy restaurants, bars and cafes in the Poble Nou increases weekly, some of them have already become legendary, such as a cocktail bar Balius. It is located in the old premises of the hardware store, where everything is steeped in the spirit of the 50s. Beautiful elegant interior, red velvet on the windows, twilight, white marble tables, mosaic floors, leather sofas, handsome bartenders, nice music and very intimate warm atmosphere.
Local cocktail menu will delight even the most experienced hedonist. Selection of author's cocktails are very original and qualitatively different from the classic offer in Barcelona bars. In addition, there a great choice of vermouth, wine and a variety of snacks, only ecological products are used for the preparation of which. Try the local artichokes, ham, anchovies, and a snack of smoked fish. It serves an ancient dish of the novel Don Quixote "Atascaburras" on the basis of cod, potatoes, eggs and nuts. From sweet recommend the chocolate bread and truffles.
The cost of the cocktails 7 €. Sunday evening there is live jazz.