If you’re a budget, but still want to enjoy a few drinks on your night out – you’ll be on the hunt for the cheapest bars in Barcelona.

Barcelona is famous for its buzzing nightlife. With so many bars and pubs available to choose from, drinking options in the city are endless. But for those on a budget, it can be hard to find affordable, yet fun, spots to go to.

Keep reading the best budget-friendly bars in Barcelona.

See also: Coolest Bars in Barcelona

Here are the top 5 best cheap bars in Barcelona

Looking for the cheapest bars in Barcelona? Here’s where to go.

1) L’Ovella Negra 

With two locations in central Barcelona, Ovella Negra is a popular spot with young people due to its low prices and good vibes. This tavern-style bar serves up cheap beer and sangria – what’s not to like? It also often has big football games on the TV so, atmosphere wise, this bar is the place to be. 

Address: Carrer de les Sitges 5, 08001 Barcelona and Carrer de Zamora, 78, 08018, Barcelona

Where to find the cheapest bars in Barcelona, Spain
Where to find the cheapest bars in Barcelona, Spain

2) The Mint 

If cocktails are more your thing, but the price tag is too hefty, The Mint is the bar for you! This spot serves up cheaper cocktails than most, with exciting live music and stand-up comedy to go alongside it. This bar has a vintage feel to it, with deep red mood lighting and cellar-like walls. 

Address: Passeig d’Isabel II, 4, 08003, Barcelona

Cheap cocktail bars in Barcelona
Cheap cocktail bars in Barcelona

3) Dow Jones

This cheap Barcelona bar has a super-cool stock market concept behind it. You watch and wait to see which drinks go up or down in value (based on what other customers are buying) and purchase your drink accordingly. Whilst this can be pricey if you get your strategy wrong, Dow Jones can also be pretty affordable by picking the right drink at the right time. Between the entertainment value and general price of this fun bar, how can you go wrong?

Address: Carrer del Bruc, 97, 08009, Barcelona

Best cheap bars in Barcelona
Dow Jones bar in Barcelona

4) Bar Manchester

Located in the trendy El Raval neighbourhood, Bar Manchester serves up cocktails and draft beer in an intimate setting. The playlist is heaven for fans of 80s and 90s British indie rock. The Smiths, the Stone Roses and New Order are to be expected at this unique spot. In terms of drinking the beer and cider is budget-friendly. Overall, a great option for the more alternative among us. 

Address: Carrer de Valldonzella, 40, 08001, Barcelona

Bar Manchester in Barcelona
Bar Manchester in Barcelona

5) Espit Chupitos

This is the perfect cheap Barcelona bar for you if you love shots. With more than 600 different shots from just 2 euros each, this bar is the perfect place to drink before the club… and fairly cheaply! Espit Chupitos has an incredibly fun atmosphere and four locations in Barcelona. The shots have funny names and a performance to go with them.

Our recommendation? The campfire shot. With this shot, a fire is lit on the bar and you even toast a marshmallow before you drink it!


  • Carrer d’Aribau, 77, 08032, Barcelona
  • C. del Consell de Cent, 268, 08011, Barcelona
  • Passeig de Colom, 8, 08002, Barcelona
  • Carrer de Lincoln, 19, 08006, Barcelona
The campfire shot from Espit Chupitos
The campfire shot from Espit Chupitos

So, there you have it! There are our top picks for bars to drink at in Barcelona on a budget.

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