Celebrate summer with these chiringuitos and beach bars in Barcelona

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Celebrate summer with these chiringuitos and beach bars in Barcelona

A lot of us are starting to feel a bit gloomy because we are starting to realize that this summer is about to end. But don’t worry, we are still able to enjoy the last weeks of summer beach life.

And what is better for that than sharing some amazing summer memories with friends in our favourite “chiringuito? If you are not familiar with this word, it basically means beach bar: The perfect spot to chill out, to have a bite and a refreshing cocktail, while listening to music and enjoying the views.

There are many Barcelona beach bars, but we’re here to help you discovering the best “chiringuitos” for celebrating the end of summer in Barcelona.

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Bambú Beach Bar

Ronda Litoral, Levant beach


Photo credit: @somosdeplaya


Inspired by the more paradisiacal Southeast Asia, they have adopted, as they say, the magic and strength of the region and have brought it to Llevant Beach.

Bambú offers a great variety of tapas, seafood, burgers and sandwiches, along with some summer drinks, like classic vermuth, sangría or mojito. During the day, they rent parasols and sun loungers, and in the evening the bar becomes a popular dance spot. You can even rent the place for your own party, with your own catering and music.

To sum up, a fresh and relaxed spirit with unbeatable views of the Mediterranean.


La Guingueta de l’Escribà

Photo credit: @guingueta


Located at Bogatell Beach, this space was initially created by Carles Abellan (one of Barcelona’s foremost chefs) and Joan Escribà (a recognized pastry chef) as homage to the tradition of the “chiringuito”.

At La Guingueta, yuo can choose from a wide range of quality foods and signature cocktails while enjoying a panoramic experience from the comfort of your sun lounger. Discover all kinds of rice dishes, seasonal seafood and excellent appetizers. Also make sure to leave room for dessert, because you can’t leave the table without having tried one of the sweets prepared by the family’s bakeries.

If you want to blend together traditional Spanish cuisine with a “chiringuito” experience, this is top option we’re sure that you’ll love. And remember you will need to have a reservation before you visit them!


Surf House Barcelona

Photo credit: @surfhousebarcelona


Surf House is Californian style restaurant with a cool and laid back atmosphere, which together with its excellent location right at Barceloneta Beach, has turn it into a must of Barcelona summer plans.

This “chiringuito” prides itself on offering casual, different and quality food. The already welcome you in the morning with delicious and healthy breakfasts, while amazing cocktails can give you the perfect end to a summer day in the city.

Appart from that, due to their support of the Californian culture, the business also offers you the chance to enjoy a range of different activities on the sea. Have you ever think of learning a bit of paddle surf? Be sure to ask their friendly staff about it.


Chiringuito Vai Moana

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Inspired by Easter Island, with a young and relaxed atmosphere, Vai Moana (means blue sea in Polynesian) is one of our must to enjoy Bogatell’s Beach. This gastronomic beach bar brings a small portion of the paradisiac Polynesian islands to Barcelona, ​​where the sun, the beach and the food merge with the best chill out style.

Here you will find a more quiet and romantic environment, with a candle-based lighting and a generous cocktail selection: caipirinha, cosmopolitan, Mai Tai and sangría, of course. Vai Moana is also known because it regularly hosts some of the city’s best beach parties with well-known DJs spinning tunes until dawn.

Whether it’s sunbathing on their sunbeds or inside the beach bar, visiting Vai Moana is a gastronomic experience, but also a space for tropical and exclusive fun.


If you still refuse to the end of the summer, don’t miss our previous blog post and discover the Best beaches for a trip outside of Barcelona.


Sara Barrio

Sara Barrio

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