It is not easy to find but it is very central in El Born. It is in a backyard, trees protect you from the sun, you can sit on two floors. There are no waiters, you get your drinks at a bar and look for a place to sit. You will find all ages, price ok (coffee, beer, snacks...), great...
Antic teatre is an alternative café with great atmosphere. You can site outside on a terrace and drink amazing coffee or delicious beer. We really loved this place, it´s the best café/restaurant in Barcelona.
A lovely patio in the midst of beautiful Barcelona to meet some friends and have a drink under the leaves of a poetic fig tree. They serve San Miguel Beers, wine and also some of those fancy mixes like Mojitos and Tinto Verrano. Very characteristic are the packages of crisps everyone buys there to eat at the tables, which is...
Surprising garden hidden behind the gate. Went here to see a jugling performance (that I enjoyed a lot, fun little venue), but didn't expect to find this fairytale courtyard with little lanters in the figtree. Nice surprise!
Great little hidden bar to stop by for a refresher during the hot summer days of sightseeing.
Shaded by a couple of big beautiful trees this little oasis has very reasonably priced drinks (a beer and sangria = 4€) and feels like a young-ish little local bar.
If you want to relax under the shade of an enormous fig tree and feel like you´re not in the heart of the city when you really are, then climb the few steps up to the Antic Teatre's "terraza" and patio (in an alley, very near the Palau de la Música). Don´t expect to be pampered. You have to queue...