Tag Archives: Gràcia

Mercat de la Llibertat

Having come up to Gràcia several times to visit Mercat de l’Abaceria, I discovered that it closed on 21st July and will be renovated – which means demolished and rebuilt. This is a great shame since pretty much all the … Continue reading

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Bodega E. Marin

While I was walking round Gràcia looking for markets and restaurants, I came across Bodega E. Marin, a fantastic old bodega. In Spain these are wine shops/cellars, which may also sell groceries, but the focus is on wine. Through the … Continue reading

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La Cerveseria

I cycled up to Gràcia (once a village in it’s own right, but now a suburb of Barcelona) today, in search of Mercat de l’Abaceria, the oldest market in the barrio, but sadly it was closed. It’s possible that it’s … Continue reading

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Festa Major de Gràcia 2013

August 15th, 2013 Having stuffed ourselves stupid twice in one day, we set out for the Festa de Gràcia, not far from Xiringuito Aigua. Gràcia is a barrio (region) of Barcelona, just above Barrio Gótico and Eixample. Gràcia was originally a … Continue reading

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Virreina Bar

April 19th 2011 We were up at the Eat Meat Gallery in Gràcia today and being a bit pushed for time went for for a quick lunch at Virreina Bar. The bar is situated in Plaça Virreina, a quiet square … Continue reading

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