Barcelona Guides, Historic Restaurants in Barcelona

  1. By Kevin
  2. On Aug 15, 2017
  3. Europe
  4. Travel Tips

Historic restaurants in Barcelona listed for you here. Barcelona offers a wide range of gastronomic delights to suit all tastes and pockets. Many people go on short breaks to the city just to eat at some of its world-renowned restaurants. But the city didn't have top-class restaurants until the 18th century when the influence of French cuisine reached the kitchens of Catalonia which was at the height of an economic boom. Eating houses and restaurants, such as the Maison Dorée, El Gran Restaurante de France and El Suizo, which once stood in the centre of the Catalan capital, sowed the first seeds of the subsequent success and recognition of Catalan cuisine. Gastronomic places of worship which were greeted with enthusiasm by the emerging moneyed-classes.