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Afterwork drinks… the best cocktail bars in Barcelona

By | 28 February, 2020 | 0 comments

Barcelona’s cocktail bars are the best places for unwinding after a hard day at the office. Surrounded by co-workers, a few drinks to round off the day is a great way to solidify friendships within your teams and enjoy spending some quality time with those we already see so much of during the day.


Want to find out about the latest hot spots for afterwork drinks in Barcelona? In this post, we’ll introduce you to the top 5 best bars in the Catalan capital to head to when the clock strikes five. See how time spent in a less formal setting with your colleagues is the perfect way to improve relationships, increase productivity and, ultimately, translate into a better working environment for everyone.

  1. Boadas

One of the oldest cocktail bars in all of Barcelona. Founded in 1933, this classic on the Barcelona drinks scene can be found just off Las Ramblas at 1 Calle Tallers. It’s a bar that keeps traditional style firmly intact; emblematic of a bygone era when life was simpler but still firmly part of one of the most cosmopolitan cities on the continent. Many famous faces have frequented Boadas over the centuries, including Kevin Costner, Dalí, Pedro Almodóvar and even Ernest Hemingway, among others.

Beyond its fantastic style and essence, it’s the perfect place for afterwork drinks in Barcelona, and the cocktails they serve here are always just what the doctor ordered. A classic among classics, with the most faithful clientèle to boot. Surprise your colleagues by taking them to one of the most special and historic bars in all of Barcelona.

  1. Collage

If you and your colleagues want to enjoy one of the best afterwork drinks sessions in Barcelona, without a doubt, you need to head down to Collage and fast. Found in the heart of the city at 4 Calle Consellers, besides serving great drinks, throughout the afternoon they also offer free tapas with every purchase. The perfect way to keep yourself going after a long hard day at work.

What’s more, the atmosphere in this particular bar in Barcelona is truly welcoming, as is the long list of spirits you can spend all evening sampling…

  1. Milano Cocktail Bar

Located at 35 Ronda de la Universitat, this bar is always a fun place to be. Besides an extensive cocktail menu, as well as serving lunch and dinner, the bar plays host to live jazz and blues nights, so you can really let your hair down with your colleagues.

The perfect way to relax after a trying day, enjoying the great music, entertainment and brilliant atmosphere on offer in one of the best cocktail bars in Barcelona. What are you waiting for?

  1. REG 76 terrace & lounge bar

After a long hard day at the office, sometimes the last thing you want to do is lock yourself in another airless room, even if it does have a bar… thankfully, you can always try the REG 76 terrace & lounge bar at the Hotel HCC Regente, open throughout the summer season. An open-air space where you can chill out with a fresh breeze on your face and a cool cocktail in hand.

This particular cocktail bar in Barcelona is perfect for enjoying the views of the city – with 360º panoramic views on offer from the terrace – along with great drinks and some delicious snacks.

  1. Kaizen Afterwork

Found at 1 Carrer de Castella, this afterwork bar in Barcelona is a cosy, quiet place where you can have everything from a relaxing tea or coffee to a delicious cocktail when you’re done for the day. What’s more, they play some fantastic music, so the atmosphere is always great. Try the cocktails – all made from natural fruits and the best brands of alcohol at great prices – to break out of your usual afterwork routine and make the most of your evening in the city.

So, now you know all the best places to enjoy unwinding in Barcelona after work, all you need to do now is tell your co-workers where you’re going! The coolest, trendiest, most fun way to strengthen ties and open yourself up to new workplace friendships. Enjoy!

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