Have a hankering for a pint of Guinness? You’re in luck, but not just any kind of luck, the kind only a four-leaf clover can bring! Whether you’re celebrating St. Patrick’s Day or just fancy a taste of home, our list of the top Irish and British pubs in Barcelona will give you the low-down on the best spots for cheap drinks, big tellies and a great deal of ‘craic’. Let the shenanigans begin!
1. George Payne Irish Bar
Often packed with no place to sit, George Payne is the headquarters for Irish pubs in Barcelona, the biggest too! Any day you decide to check out this Irish pub is a good one, but just a heads up they have an intense game of beer pong on Mondays, sing-a-long Karaoke on Thursdays, and delicious pub food every day!
Plaça d’Urquinaona, 5
2. The Philharmonic
The Philharmonic is an English pub that combines its love of live Jazz music (every Friday and Saturday) with its nice selection of beer and wine, making for a great evening out. Whether you are looking for a typical English breakfast or traditional ‘tea’ the Philharmonic is the perfect pub in Barcelona to sit back, grab a beer and relax.
C/ de Mallorca, 204
3. Ryan’s Irish Pub
Ryan’s is a small chain Irish pub and considered one of the best in Barcelona! This location, situated in the Barrio Gótico area, has three levels with a pool table upstairs, space for live music and stand-up comedy downstairs, and six large screens for those wanting to catch the big Barça game, or some Premier League footy. The kitchen keeps the British/Irish feel going, offering fish and chips, and delicious burgers.
C/ del Paradís, 4 other locations: C/ Ample, 28 , C/ Escudellers, 24
4. The Black Horse
This English pub in Barcelona offers more than great draft, tap and bottle beers. Enjoy a competitive game of darts, join the weekly language exchange, the Sunday night pub quizzes or appreciate a nice game of football in Barcelona! The atmosphere set for all ages, but the majority of patrons are between 20 and 35. The Black Horse serves to be one of the superior hangouts in the city, definitely worth popping in to!
C/ d’Allada Vermell, 16
5. Flaherty’s Irish Pub
This family-owned Irish pub in Barcelona is known for serving authentic Irish dishes coupled with a slew of draught and bottle beers. Tucked away off Las Ramblas, P. Flaherty’s keeps the Barcelona football game on and the party going. Choose to sit outside on the terrace on those warm, summer days or inside by the bar. Give the Irish nachos a try or gather around a Flaherty’s jumbo combo platter, either way you’re in for a treat!
Plaça Joaquim Xirau i Palau, s/n
6. Wild Rover Irish Pub
Authentic Irish pub food, live music from 11pm to 2am, and over 40 kinds of beer, need we say more? Wild Rover Irish Pub is known for their excellent hospitality and cozy country pub-esque atmosphere, not to mention the annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration! This Barcelona Irish pub will show you a good time, with live sports on 2 giant screens (3 meters & 2 meters) and 6 large TVs they make it easy to relax and have a pint!
C/ de Santa Mònica, 2
7. The Michael Collins Irish Bar
This is one of the best Irish bars in town and probably the closest thing you’ll find to a traditional pub. Situated at the foot of the magnificent Sagrada Familia, this bar is always ready to welcome you into its warm atmosphere – with a burning fire and people laughing in every corner. The food menu features typical pub-style dishes that you can enjoy with a pint of beer, ale or Guinness (other drinks are available too!) whilst you get involved in the pub quiz, enjoy a live band, watch the football on the big screen or simply catch up with friends and soak up the lively vibes.
Plaça de la Sagrada Família, 4, 08013 Barcelona