What started out as a novelty for me has actually become one of my favourite spots in Barcelona. Tequila is a walk-in jukebox bar. Take a few slips of paper from the bar and write down some of the best tunes you can think of. Then order a drink, give your paper requests to the bartender, and wait. When your tune or any tune that you love comes on, grab one of the many pairs of suspended headphones at the bar, and throw them on for a full-volume head-nodding experience. Repeat. Always great when a serious chat is interrupted by a riff just so good that both parties don the headphones and rock out, then return to the conversation as if nothing out of the ordinary had happened. For variation, watch some music videos on screen or go for a game of pool.
And thus goes a night at Tequila. What’s more, this place has some amazing history and presence in Barcelona. Tequila has been going strong for at least forty years in some shape or form – the family that own Tequila have been there since the dawn of rock itself, and therefore they welcome all styles of rock, anything from old-school 50’s to happily forgotten hair metal, to heavier modern stuff. Combine this with the unpredictable nature of the requests of other clientele, and you have a melting pot of all things rock, which truly reflects the history behind the walls of this great bar.
Tequila | Bars, Music | Beer from € 3
Carrer dels Escudellers, 28 | +34933012558
Mon – Thu 20:00 – 02:30, Fri – Sat 18:00 – 03:00, Sun 18:00 – 03:00