Pla de Palau, 8 and 11
Tel. 93 268 8487
This long-standing Pizzeria in the Barcelona has two restaurants located across from each other in the neighbourhood of the Born. With an open kitchen from lunch through to dinner, this is a great choice for a stop-off anytime of day. The corner restaurant at Pla de Palau, 11 is more spacious and a better option with kids. A fixed price lunch menu is available weekdays and a 10% discount on a la carte dishes on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. As well as Pizzas there is wide menu of salads, pasta, and meat dishes.
Els Pollos de Llull
Napols, 272 (Sagrada Familia)
Ramon Turro, 13 (Vila Olimpica)
Els Pollos de Llull is the place to head for tasty roast chicken, chips and salad, offering a simplistic menu at great value for money. The spacious restaurants offer plenty of seating, fast service and a drawing area to keep kids busy while you wait. You can eat here from midday and high chairs are available. The Vila Olimpica location is only a stone’s throw from the Parc de la Ciutadella where the kids can build up an appetite before lunch. Aim to book in advance at weekends or you may wait for a table. You can also take food away.
Hard Rock Café
Pl. Catalunya, 21
Tel. 93 270 2305
This world famous energetic restaurant serves up an ambiance of Rock & Roll and music memorabilia along with American and Tex-Mex food. In Barcelona, the café is as emblematic as the El Corte Ingles department store with its prime position on the city’s main square of Plaça Cataluyna. Friendly front-desk staff will add you to the list at this busy venue, leaving you time to peruse the souvenir shop whilst you wait for your table. Children’s party packages are offered in the private room.
Carrer de Jaume Giralt, 53
Tel. 93 315 17 44
This child-friendly sushi restaurant has 2 kids’ menus to choose from and a dedicated play space for your little ones. The Kodomoo play area is open at weekends and on public holidays from 1.30pm to 5pm. Also on offer are salads and ceviche along with gluten free menu items. Takeaway available.
Kids under 3 go free at this all-you-can-eat buffet chain that offers a healthy selection of salads along with a variety of hot dishes including pizza and pasta and soup. Older children also eat at a discount. The most central restaurant in this popular chain is at Ronda Universitat, 29 with other locations that include Vila Olimpica, at Salvador Espriu, 31-35, and the Maremagnum shopping centre.
L’Illa Diagonal and Diagonal Mar Shopping Centres
The kids will adore this Japanese restaurant for the decor alone but will sure to be thrilled by their unique sushi creations. Now with 3 locations in Barcelona, Miss Sushi offers an endless menu of sashimis, makis and nigiris, accompanied by hot noodles, tempuras and yakitoris. The 8 Euro kids’ menu includes drink and a dessert.
These open kitchen, farmhouse style restaurants offer traditional Catalan and Mediterannean food from grilled chicken and meats to pasta, soups and salads with dishes to please everyone in the family. Kids are kept occupied with a drawing kit when seated and the spacious seating areas cater to walk-in customers. As a shopping break in the city centre, you can head to the restaurant off Passeig de Gràcia at Aragó 261 or on an evening out to the Magic Fountains you can dine at their sky-high location across Plaça Espanay at Las Arenas. Kitchens are open all day from 1pm.