Loreak Mendian

In 1995 the first store was opened in San Sebastián, home of the surfers. Of course, that’s also where they got their inspiration from as well. Loreak Mendian got that classic street wear look with a touch of surf in them. They also tend to collaborate with other fellow Basque artist –friends for their T-shirts…

TwoThirds

Seeing that TwoThirds of our planet are covered by ocean, this is also where this brand has gotten their inspiration. They like to think of themselves as the blue company. They intend to connect with like-minded people, who enjoy the oceans as much as they do. Surfing heavily inspires the brand itself. Having their roots…

ThinkingMu

The lifestyle brand ThinkingMU is born and raised in Barcelona. Their inspiration comes from a lot of humour and the people that surrounds them. Their clothes are simple and got a funny touch to them. With their prints they play with words and mix English and Spanish to generate a smile on peoples faces when…

Maians

The name comes from the maritime district of Barcelona, which was once a barrier island called Maians, today better known as Barceloneta. During the transformation a certain style and character has risen, and Maians is a product of exactly that. Its footwear is casual, but at the same time classy. 100% Handmade in Rioja, Spain,…

Pizza Qué

With their authentic wood oven Pizza Qué is able to offer pizzas from the top shelf. You cannot go wrong here. Both the chef and the waiters are always friendly. Sometimes the owner pop by to greet the guests as well. If you still have room after shoving down a pizza for dessert you can…

Not Only Wine

This is every wine lovers’ paradise. Being a mix of tapas bar, restaurant and winery, it hasn’t stopped surprising the enthusiasts. NotOnlyWine´s restaurants got a decoration mixed between New Yorker and Nordic style, which creates a feeling of being at home. For a warm summer night, you can even sit in the windowsill. Where would…

Miu

Up for some sushi? Miu is definitely your choice then. The restaurant is modern with a touch of Japanese (no big surprise there?). Even though the prices are more than affordable the food is of high standards. Furthermore, the service given is absolutely remarkable as well. You will never have to wait for your food….

Filete Ruso

After a long day walking around in the City, why not go for a hamburger to recharge the batteries? Filete Ruso offer organic gourmet burgers with home made French fries. With a broad variety of wines to choose from, this restaurant is perfect for a simple, but great dinner. Since first opening in 2008 they…

Ceviche103

You might be surprised, but Peruvian cuisine is one to watch for. Ceviche103 uses authentic products to make exquisite plates with a touch creativity. Happy and colourful. The restaurant is perfect both for couples and group friends. Just be sure to don’t go from 0 to 100 too quick with the pisco sour. Chances of…

Praktik Hotel

With several hotels around the City Centre, this chain of designer hotels is committed to offer competitive rates. The hotel rooms are practical yet functional with excellence service. Praktik Hotel aim to make every hotel unique. I would like to put special attention to Praktik Bakery where the reception of the hotel is additionally a…

Ocaña

In the heart of the old city in the corner of Plaza Reial you can find Ocaña, a spacious scenery taking advantage of the original 1850s architecture. Café during the day and Restaurant, Club and Cocktail Bar(Apotheke) during the night. Every Thursday night live music can be heard coming from the basement and more specifically…

Palo Alto Market

A market that mixes new up and coming designers together with gastronomic experiences of different flavours with pop-up restaurants of everything from Argentinian food to good old hamburgers. With an occasional Live Concert at the different sceneries  this is a great way to spend your day and disconnect from the touristic areas of Barcelona. Palo Alto is…