Tag: Eixample

Casa Jaime, traditional bar in Barcelona

Cheap eats in the Eixample: Casa Jaime, Barcelona

Casa Jaime, Barcelona Casa Jaime is an ideal place to worship at the altar of menu del dia, the Spanish tradition of attempting to eat as much lunch as possible in exchange for the smallest amount of your hard-earned cash. Our…

Modernist elegance at Café del Centre, Barcelona

What’s the deal? One of the few remaining Modernista cafés in Barcelona, Café del Centre had changed little since it opened in 1873. Marble tables, a beautiful old wooden bar and a healthy mixture of business people, young locals and the occasional…

Bar Funicular, Barcelona

Revolution and beer at Bar Funicular, Barcelona

1950s-style local bar on a corner in the well-groomed Dreta de l’Exiample (that’s the right hand side of the Exiample to you and me).  A firm favorite among residents and, as legend would have it, the last place Salvador Puig…