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1. Boqueria Market

Boqueria Market in Barcelona

A visit to the Market of la Boqueria in Barcelona is advisable to enjoy an incredible contrast between colours and activity, ideal to discover why Mediterranean cuisine is internationally known due to its ingredients. The evolution from a past of peddlers since 1217 to a modern and charming present, is a metaphor for Barcelona’s life, a human river that is the delight for those who like watching.

Nowadays, the third and fourth generation of sellers proudly show the oldest and most complete food market of Barcelona. They offer us vegetables, meat, fish and thousands of other products in stalls with great charm and imaginative presentation. Boqueria Market is a space full of life, history and unquestionable architectural value.

La Rambla, 91 – Plaça de la Boqueria, 08001 – Monday to Saturday, from 8am to 8.30pm

2. Santa Caterina Market

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With a relaxed atmosphere and colourful view,  we approach to discover a food market below the roof: the Santa Caterina Market. The original design of the building, as well as the treasure trove of produce displayed on its stalls, won’t disappoint visitors to the neighbourhood of Santa Caterina. The menu variates from sushi to just and ordinary beef burger, but the fresh meat, fruits and cheese are worth it. The spacious, modern market building was constructed on the former site of the Convent of Santa Caterina, from which it takes its name.

Avinguda de Francesc Cambó, 16, 08003 Gotic– Barcelona – Monday to Saturday, from 8am to 8.30pm

3. Concepció Market

El Mercat de la Concepció

The Concepció market‘s is an  ideal meeting place for shopping, chat, enjoy a dining experience and social in every way, they ´ve  the best “paella” in town according to residents.    Therefore, apart from a wide range of food, you will find activities for all ages.

La Concepció Market’s  want to be “square” in the neighborhood of Example and the city, for our friends and customers come and recover the space that originally Markets have always occupied the place of town where people find and share.

Aragó, 313-317 08009  Example-Barcelona – Mondays and Saturdays from 8:00 to 15:00 pm  and Tuesday to Friday from 8:00 to 20: 00h

4. Sant Antoni Market

Mercat de Sant Antoni

One of Barcelona´s biggest markets, during the weekdays is stocked full of food items ( gleaming displays of vegetables, fruit, fish and meat) also clothes. It´s a historic market which retains the architecture, vibrancy and charm of its origins. On Sundays, second-hand books and stamps for collectors captivate the visitors to “Mercat de Sant Antoni”, it´s a good place to talk with residents. At night, when the stallholders shut up shop, they put their goods into wooden drawers and the Mercat de Sant Antoni falls silent.

Carrer del Comte d’Urgell, 1 (prov. Ronda Sant Antoni, 18), 08011 Barcelona

Monday to Thursday, from 7am to 2.30pm and 5.30pm to 8.30pm. Friday and Saturday, from 7am to 8.30pm.

5. Sarriá Market

Sarriá Market barcelona

Sarrià Market  has become a modern, spacious showcase for food, the market offers specialities are coldfish, ecological meat, cheese, sausages and ham. It  reopened in 2007 after a complete refit. It still retains the original structure of the market founded over 100 years ago which supplied the local community with food throughout the last century and continues to do so today. The market has two bars, one at street level that opens 4 am, where you can have a coffee or lunch, also you can find various fashion shops and a cobbler at the street level.

Passeig de la Reina Elisenda de Montcada, 8, 08034 Barcelona

Monday, Wenesday & Saturday, from 7am to 3pm. Tuesday & Thursday, from 7am to 3pm & 5pm to 8pm. Friday, from 7am to 8pm.

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