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Les 7 Portes

March 2014 | Trends | Gastronomy | Barcelona

With over 175 years of history, the classic 7 Portes is one of Barcelona’s foremost restaurants and Turisme de Barcelona even lists it among the city’s Top Attractions.
  • Les 7 Portes. Barcelona
  • Les 7 Portes. Barcelona
  • Les 7 Portes. Barcelona

At 7 Portes, one can enjoy, every day of the year, a splendid selection of traditional Catalan cuisine, including cannelloni, “escalivada”, “esqueixada”, “xató”, Catalan salads, charcuterie, anchovies, typical Mediterranean coastline fish, “black rice”, “fideuà”, shellfish platters and much more, forming a bill of fare with over 70 diff erent dishes. “Paella Parellada”, an absolutely exquisite paella with shelled shellfish, deserves special mention.

The dishes here are based on fresh ingredients that vary according to the season of the year. For example, there is the famous pheasant cannellone with foie gras and truffle in the autumn; delicious “huevos estrellados” with fried potatoes and black truffl e in the winter; the subtle fisherman’s stew of scorpion fish with prawns and “picada” sauce of garlic, parsley, almonds and fried bread in the summer; and peas with cod tripe and blood sausage in the spring.

This magnificent restaurant is known for its delicious cooking, its warm friendly service and its historic, artistic and architectural features. It is the perfect place for a truly unforgettable meal.