Centre Comercial Maremagnum
Tel. 93 225 8040
This bright and spacious restaurant caters well for families with high chairs and a children’s menu. Here you can enjoy tapas, seafood and traditional paella overlooking the water at Port Vell Marina. The restaurant is located just over the bridge at the bottom of the Rambla and by the entrance to the Maremagnum shopping centre. The namesake of this family-friendly restaurant, Chipirones themselves, are small batter fried squid which are usually a hit with the kids.
Carrer Pintor Fortuny 3
Tel. 93 317 9892
This relaxed and friendly, neighbourhood café in the heart of the Raval, run by an Aussie-Brit partnership serves up delicious and original food at reasonable prices. With an emphasis on top quality ingredients, everything at Caravelle is made on site, from the craft beer at their nano brewery, to the homemade tomato ketchup, hot sauces and burger buns. With brunch now a big part of the Barcelona dining scene, you won’t have to wait until the weekend to enjoy delicious home-toasted muesli, coconut french toast and poached eggs. Breakfast and lunch are served throughout the week (Dinner daily except Sundays and Mondays). Children are welcome and portions sizes can be adapted for little appetites.
Pintor Fortuny 3
Tel. +34 934 815 346
A terraced restaurant on a square with an extensive menu of tapas plus salads and hot dishes. Bar Lobo is a stone’s throw from the Ramblas and a relaxing place to sit and watch as Barcelona goes by.
Carrer Canuda, 6.
Tel. 93 318 5238
What makes this smart city-centre restaurant a good choice for a meal out with kids is the adjacent playground. Make sure to get seated on the terrace so that you can continue your leisurely lunch whilst you keep an eye on the children. The restaurant serves a wide range of tasty a la carte meals from pizza, pasta and arroz rice dishes to steaks, fish and grilled squid. The tapas menu features the every popular patatas bravas and calamar along with iberian ham, hummus and child-friendly croquetes. Lunch from 1pm and dinner from 7.30pm. Closed on Sundays and Mondays.