Les Corts is a neighborhood located in the west part of the city of Barcelona. . This is a middle class to upper middle class neighborhood  which has many advantages because of its location.

The district of Les Corts is very near the stadium of FC Barcelona, ??Camp Nou, so staying in apartments in Les Corts is an ideal choice if you want to attend to a Barça match, or if you want to visit the stadium and its museum.

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Pedralbes Centre. Photo by fMoya in flickr

Les Corts is located next to the neighborhood of Sants in Barcelona; therefore, it is close to the multimodal station Sants Estació, which is the main railway station in Barcelona, connecting the city with many destinations in Catalonia, Spain and the rest of Europe. Also Sants Estació is well connected with a local train to El Prat airport, Barcelona’s main airport, and via bus to Reus airport, one of the secondary airports in the city. If you plan to combine your stay in Barcelona with other destinations, we recommend you to look for options for daily rentals in Les Corts.

If it comes to shopping, Les Corts is an ideal option if you prefer going to shopping malls instead of going to shopping streets. Some of the most important options for shopping in the area are:

  • L’Illa Diagonal mall: (Diagonal Avenue 557) is a large shopping mall which includes many shops and brands. In the basement of the mall, where you can find interesting places for eating. The design of the L’Illa shopping center is quite peculiar; it is like a skyscraper, but horizontal.
  • Pedralbes Centre: (Diagonal Avenue 609-615) this small shopping mall brings together the most recognized brands, such as Tous jewelry, Armani Home, Clarks and Tascon, Gonzalo Comella, Javier Simorra and more. In the restaurant area you’ll find the good Catalan franchise restaurant El Mussol (highly recommended) and the excellent pastry Bubó, you should know if you has a sweet tooth.
  • El Corte Ingles:  (Diagonal Avenue 617) you will find a Corte Ingles in Les Corts neighborhood. El Corte Ingles is the most famous department store in Spain, offering many products from prestigious brands, from food to clothing, shoes, accessories, perfumes and household items.
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L’Illa Diagonal mall. Photo by marimbajlamesa in flickr

There are also plenty of restaurants in Les Corts neighborhood, among which we highlight:

  • La Barraca (Lluça Street 56-58) Good seafood and fresh food.
  • Soba Sushi & Lounge (Taquigrafo Garriga Street 87-89) located near L’Illa Diagonal mall; it is a good option if you want to eat Japanese.
  • Bangkok Cafe Restaurant (Evaristo Arnús Street 65) this small Thai restaurant is excellent. Keep in mind that it is a small place, so we recommend booking in advance if you want to go to dinner.
  • El Mussol Restaurant: (Diagonal Avenue 488) this restaurant is a good alternative to eat quality country Catalan food at a reasonable price. Meats here are delicious.
  • Shanti Indian Restaurant (Agustina Saragossa Street 3-5) one of the best Indians restaurants in Barcelona.
  • Kiku Chan Restaurant (Numancia Street 133)  this is a restaurant with no luxury or pretensions. Just abundant Japanese food and low prices.
  • Starbucks Coffee (Avenida Diagonal 593) this renowned American franchise offers different types of coffee and some snack options.

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Concert in Sala Bikini . Photo by alterna2 in flickr

In the district of Les Corts can find some interesting options for entertainment, such as:

  • Cinema Renoir Les Corts (Eugeni d’Ors Street 12) a quiet movie theater that presents films in original version.
  • Red Lion Pub (Arnús Evarist Street  70) is the oldest Irish pub in Barcelona, ??has big screens and a variety of beers. It is one of the best bars in Barcelona to watch football.
  • Kahala: (Diagonal Avenue 535) a Hawaiian bar in Barcelona. It has delicious exotic cocktails.
  • Sala Bikini (Deu i Mata Street 105) If you want to party, Sala Bikini is the best option if you’re staying in ??Les Corts area. It has two separate rooms, one of Latin music and other electronic/ commercial music. It also organizes shows and concerts.

You may be interested in weekly rentals in Les Corts.

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