Opened in 1994, Kitty’s was the first Irish bar in Barcelona, and while many have followed, there’s always been a great connection between Kitty’s and both the local community and indeed the Irish expat community in Catalunya. From the friendly atmosphere and live music sessions to the great food and drink, Kitty’s continues to attract locals and tourists alike, with the famous Thursday jam sessions worth getting along to (June – September). Located close to the Avinguda Diagonal, Kitty’s is about a 20-minute walk from the famous Camp Nou, home of FC Barcelona. So if you’re in the city for a match or simply over for a long weekend, be sure to pop by Barcelona’s first Irish bar and enjoy the local hospitality. The guys also serve up a mean Irish Coffee.
Taking its name from one of Dublin’s most iconic areas (and indeed bars), The Temple Bar in Barcelona’s Las Ramblas is an Irish saloon type bar that serves food all day. With live music and a mix of popular Irish dishes and tapas, it’s a great bar to stop in for a drink, as you navigate the busy Las Ramblas.
A popular Irish gastropub in the heart of the famous Gothic Quarter in Barcelona, Dunne’s serves up a great helping of popular Irish food and drink all year round. A spacious bar with adjacent beer garden, Dunne’s is also a popular sports bar with a stunning red brick interior. A must see on your Barcelona holiday.
When it comes to locations of Irish pubs in Barcelona, Kennedy’s is the envy of many, as it is located near the Port Olimpico and the beach. Kennedy’s offers something different along the popular marina area, with the bar set between upmarket clubs and discos. A great starting point if you’re looking to dance the night away. Late drinks and live music have firmly put Kennedy’s on the Barcelona pub scene.
A modern Irish pub located beside Barcelona’s central square, Plaça de Catalunya, and a short walk from the bustling Las Ramblas, Scobies opened in 2001 and owes its name to a bar back home in Ireland. Great food, first class service and a top notch pint of Guinness have made Scobies a must visit on any Barcelona pub crawl.
One of Barcelona’s most famous and impressive Irish pubs, The George Payne always draws a crowd. With 3 bars on 2 floors, live gigs, big screen TV’s, a games area, regular karaoke (if you’re up to the challenge) and top notch Irish pub grub, it’s like a little piece of Dublin, Cork, Galway or Belfast nestled right in the heart of Barcelona.
With the famous Michael Collins name above the door and a stone throw from the world-famous La Sagrada Familia, Michael Collins is famed for its lively atmosphere, great music sessions and no fuss bar food menu. If you’re in Barcelona on a Monday night, be sure to get along to the trad music session.
Perhaps the most famous Irish Pub in Barcelona, Flaherty’s is the sister bar of another popular Barcelona Irish Pub, Shenanigans. With live sport and music, and great food and drink all year round, be sure to stop by Flaherty’s for a wee one. Located just off the busy Las Ramblas street, Flaherty’s is a good spot to watch live sport, with everything from La Liga and the Premier League, to 6 Nations Rugby and the GAA covered.
Previously called ‘The Quiet Man’, Shenanigans was the first Irish Pub in Barcelona. This family run bar in the heart of the busy Las Ramblas area of Barcelona serves up a range of beers including a fine pint of stout, and a great selection of pub grub, including the popular Irish bacon and sausage toastie.
With live music from Thursday to Sunday, and big screens for all the latest GAA, rugby and Premier League action, The Wild Rover is one of the most popular Irish pubs in Barcelona. Located just of the popular Las Ramblas, with a variety of familiar beers and whiskey’s available, you’ll be guaranteed a great night with the folk in The Wild Rover.