10 places to have a barbecue in Barcelona

Do you want to make the most of the good weather and do you live in Barcelona ? A good plan, without a doubt, is to go on a barbecue . As not all of us are lucky enough to have a terrace to prepare without leaving home, the alternative is usually to visit a park or picnic area where we can prepare it outdoors.

In this article I will tell you about 10 places in the province of Barcelona that are especially recommended for having a barbecue with your friends or family. Take note of the location and prices before making a decision.

Can Xec picnic area (Montornés del Vallés)

In Montornés del Vallés, on a dirt road along which you must circulate carefully, is the Can Xec Picnic Area, which is undoubtedly one of the best in the area. On its website (canxec.com) you will see that there is an opening calendar that allows you to know which days you can go and which days it is closed.

Hours : They open at 9:30 a.m. and close at 7:30 p.m. (6:30 p.m. in winter).

Location : Camí de Vilanova 53. 08170, Montornés del Vallés (Barcelona).

Services : Parking for 300 cars, bar service, toilets, trampolines, soccer field, tent for 100 people, lounge for 150 people and covered barbecues. In total there are 300 tables of different sizes and 187 barbecues.

Reservation prices : Tables for 8 people (€ 14), tables for 8 people covered (€ 16), tables for 10-12 people (€ 20) and tables for 20 people (€ 32).

Rental prices : Simple grill (€ 2), double grill (€ 4), medium paella pans (from 4 to 12 people) (€ 4), large paella pans (from 14 to 26 people) (€ 4), tripod (€ 2 ), porrón (€ 2) and ice bucket (€ 2).

Selling prices : bundles of pine slats (€ 3.50), bundles of holm oak logs (€ 3.50), sack of charcoal (€ 4), ignition tablets (€ 1.50), ice pack ( € 2), tweezers (€ 3), calçots on request (depends on the market price).

Contact : 673174759.

Torrent de Can Coll (Cerdañola del Vallés)

El Torrent de Can Coll is an area with a restaurant and exclusive space for barbecues in Cerdañola del Vallés. On its website you can see several photos of the site, which is surrounded by nature and allows you to visit the Can Coll area.

Barbecue hours: 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Location : Ctra. Barcelona per Horta km 2. 08290, Cerdañola del Vallés (Barcelona).

Services : Parking, bar and games area.

Barbecue prices : Grill and firewood (€ 10), sack of charcoal (€ 5) and bundle of wood slats (€ 4.5). They also sell ice, bread, aioli, drinks and snacks.

Table prices : Small wooden table (€ 2) and large wooden table (€ 5).

Contact : 93 580 69 86.

Santa Creu D’Olorda (Barcelona)

In the Parc de Collserola, near Sant Feliu de Llobregat and Molins de Rei, is Santa Creu D’Olorda. The environment is magnificent to enjoy the flora and fauna of the place, in addition to having privileged views. If you add to that the possibility of having a barbecue, the visit is more than recommended.

Winter hours : Monday to Thursday and holidays from 09:00 to 17:00.

Summer hours : Monday to Sunday from 09:00 to 17:00.

Contact : 93 668 96 65.

Barbecue Begues Val Paraíso (Begues)

In Begues, in the Baix Llobregat region, there is a highly recommended picnic area that is open on weekends and holidays except when on vacation. For this reason, it is recommended to consult the calendar that appears on its website (barbecuebegues.com).

Winter hours : From 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (use of barbecues until 4:00 p.m.).

Summer hours : From 09:00 to 20:00 (use of the barbecues until 18:00).

Ticket price : € 10 per vehicle (up to 5 people per vehicle). € 3 per person if you go by motorcycle or on foot. Firewood costs € 2 more (€ 3.5 without ticket).

Services : There is no stipulated parking area, but you can park near the tables as long as the car does not disturb. They rent mortars, tongs, paellas (from 4 to 125 people), jugs … The large barbecues, which they baptize as "Els tres Focs" and "Foc Rodó", have a rental cost of 5 euros (you have to leave € 20 as a guarantee). It has a capacity of 1,200 people thanks to its 154 tables and it can be reserved from 25 people (if you are fewer, it is not necessary to reserve). There is also a bar serving sandwiches, drinks, ice cream …

Contact : 619 428 756 or 639 312 947 / [email protected] or [email protected].

Gualba Park (Gualba)

It is a beautiful park that I recommend to everyone, not just to those who plan to organize a barbecue. It is in one of the lungs of Catalonia, within the Montseny Natural Park, which is a Natural Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO. It is in a perfect place to enjoy a day outdoors with family and friends away from the mobile phone.

It has two barbecue areas and wooden tables to eat among the trees. There is also a room called "Natura" that costs 260 euros a day and has a maximum capacity for 50 people.

Winter hours : From 09:30 to 18:00 (closed on Mondays).

Summer hours : From 09:30 to 20:00.

Services : Free parking, swimming pool, toilets, children’s games, soccer field and a limited capacity for 600 people, so prior reservation is recommended.

Ticket price : € 5 per person from 2 years (€ 9 on weekends and holidays with entry to the pool)

Price of the barbecue : bundle of firewood / charcoal (€ 5) and free grills (you must leave the card as a deposit).

Contact : 93 848 79 94 / [email protected].

Our Lady of the Angels picnic area (La Roca del Vallés)

About 20 minutes from Barcelona, ​​in La Roca del Vallés, the Nuestra Señora de los Ángeles Picnic Area becomes an alternative to consider for a day of picnic.

Hours : Weekends and holidays from 09:00 to 19:00. In August they close for holidays.

Services : Parking, bar, children’s area and interior rooms for celebrations.

Reservations : Outside tables are not reserved. Prima the law of the one who arrives first sits down, so it is advisable to get up early.

Contact : 93 842 08 20.

Picnic area Font de les Planes (Les Planes de Vallvidrera)

In this picnic area of ​​Les Planes de Vallvidrera you can breathe a very good atmosphere. They are open all year round except Tuesdays other than holidays and there is everything one would expect to find to spend a pleasant day outdoors.

Hours : From 09:00 to 19:00.

Reservations : You can rent a table for four people for € 10.

Prices : Rental of the grill (€ 5), a bunch of firewood (€ 6) and a bag of charcoal (€ 5). They also rent paelleros and support for paelleros, although they do not specify the price on the web (fontlesplanes.com).

Services : Parking, toilets and a restaurant specializing in grilled meat and vegetables.

Contact : 93 280 59 49.

Can Via picnic area (La Palma de Cervelló)

At the Can Via picnic area you always smell like barbecue. In fact, even when it rains, since there are tables that are covered so that the rain is not an excuse to enjoy a day of good grilled meat and calçots. On their website (canviaberenador.blogspot.com.es) you will find all the information. The most important is the one I summarize below.

Hours: Weekends and holidays from 09:00 to 19:00. During the week you can also go, but you have to go at least 30 people and giving prior notice by phone.

Services: Parking, toilets, bar, fountains and recreational areas.

Reservations: Outdoor tables cannot be reserved, but indoor tables can (they are kept until 11:00 am). All indoor tables have capacity for 12 people. They rent barbecue with grill and firewood, and they also sell bundles of pine or oak firewood (prices are not specified on the web). There is the possibility of ordering calçots until Wednesday of the same week that the Can Via picnic area is visited.

Contact : 93 672 10 61 – 649 84 87 63.

Aidina Park (Claramunt Tower)

In Torre de Claramunt, in the Anoia region, Aidina Park are highly recommended facilities beyond the equestrian activities that are carried out. It is a place surrounded by forests with beautiful panoramic views of the castles in the area.

Hours : Weekends and holidays from 11:00 to 18:00.

Services : Covered picnic with capacity for 250 people and outdoor picnic for 350 people. Parking with capacity for more than 120 cars. They do not accept payment with credit or debit cards.

Contact : 694 44 44 13 / [email protected].

Barbacoes Parc Les Camanyes (Torrelles de Llobregat)

In Torrelles de Llobregat, quite close to Barcelona city, Babacoes Parc Les Camanyes is a good place to have an outdoor barbecue in a 100% natural environment.

Hours : Weekends and holidays from 09:00 to 18:30.

Services : Bar and table football.

Contact : 936 89 11 72.