15 slow food and vegan restaurants in Barcelona to try

Barcelona’s slow food and vegan scene is transforming so quickly, that it’s hard to keep up. It’s why we made an overview of 15 places in the central Gothic quarter of the city. Places that stand out with the vegan and/or slow food they serve, or the craft beer they offer. Restaurants, cafés and bars that show you the real spirit of the city: an ever more sustainable one. These are the 15 slow food and vegan restaurants in Barcelona you have to try.

CatBar

A very cool craft beer bar, also offering vegan burgers. Cat-inspired place, with a unique, local, no-nonsense atmosphere. Delicious food and a great selection of craft beers. More info

La Tetería Barcelona

Open for 15 years, specialty tea house La Tetería Barcelona serves high quality teas, natural juices and delicious homemade veggie bites. A colourful interior with local artwork on the walls. Read more.

Biocenter

An iconic vegetarian eatery, in the Raval neighbourhood. Delicious food, made with a real sustainable spirit. Ingredients they use come from organic agriculture More info.

Barna Brew

Modern brewpub brewing Belgian-style beers with a Catalan twist. A beautiful bar, also serving some bites to accompany the craft beers. Award-winning beers, brewed with love Read more.

Cafeteria Santoni

A lovely vegan café offering homemade food such as the best vegan sandwiches and empanadas. Authentic, with warm-hearted people. Their vegan pastries and pasties are superb! More info.

Blueproject Café

Blueproject Café, located adjacent to the art gallery of Blueproject Foundation, serves delicious vegan food, made with sustainable ingredients. Raw cooking is one of their specialties. Read more.

Cometa Pla

Cometa Pla is for all those into proper slow food. Regional and sustainable food, the real Catalan spirit. But it’s also the place to be to find excellent natural and biodynamic wines. More info.

Vega Raw Organic

A fusion between the Catalan and vegan cuisine made with local eco products. Self-service buffet, daily menu and ecological food store. Marvellous vegan desserts and ice creams.  Read more.

La Més Petita

Maybe “the smallest” craft beer bar, but surely one of the best ones. Eight taps of finely selected artisan beers and a welcoming atmosphere. Also a good selection of tapas to pair with the beer. More info.

Güd Polos Helados

A very charming ice cream shop, offering ice cream lollies, chocolates and sweets, made in an artisan homemade way, with natural ingredients and no additives. Plenty of vegan choice as well. Read more.

Quinoa Aragó Vegetarià

A lovely place, serving delicious vegetarian and vegan food. Conveniently located between the center and Eixample, it’s a place one can go to anytime. Creative food that also pleases omnivores. More info.

Enjoy Vegan

You can find Enjoy Vegan at one of El Born’s most charming squares. Their specialty is vegan catering, but you can also take-away or dine on place. Homemade preparation is key here. Read more.

La Cerería Cooperativa

A bit hidden in the heart of the city, but definitely worth a visit. A very authentic eatery, working as a cooperative, and making everything from scratch in the most sustainable ways. More info.

Sésamo

The place to go for veggie fine dining. A very popular place among the local crowd. With very exquisite, yet affordable fine food. An international cuisine, exploding in taste. Read more.

Espai Mescladís

A café in El Born, working with a lot of sustainable ingredients. Belonging to an organization that works for cultural diversity. A lovely project, and the terrace is heavenly in spring and summer. More info.

Ale&Hop

Ale&Hop combines artisan craft beers, with vegetarian and vegan food. This latter made with ingredients that they harvest themselves at their proper agricultural field. Read more.

To find these places on a handy map, check out this link. Or find places in other neighbourhoods, such as Eixample, Gràcia or Poblenou.

If you want to discover slow and authentic places with some help, check out the slow foodie walks from Barcelona Plan·it. Plenty of other activities related to farm-to-table products in Barcelona are organized by Barcelona Slow Travel.

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