Any day is a good day to pass by Bodega Fermín in the neighbourhood Barceloneta, except Tuesdays as they are closed, that is.
Fermín used to be a bodega where the neighbours went to by their wine in bulk, vermouth and other liquors.
Over the time it changed owners and the guys who run the bar in present time has retaining the traditional feel and business. Then added tables and chairs for their clients to grab a tapa and a glass of wine or a artisan beer.
The vibe is chilled with a mix of locals grabbing a beer with a few tourists looking relaxed after a day roaming the streets of Barcelona.
Bodega Fermín doesn’t have a kitchen so everything offered to the clients to savour is cold. But who needs hot when you get offered mixed cheese board, olives, anchovies, gildas, cured tuna, ham and sausages?
In the early hour you can find some more elaborated tapas, but as they finish they don´t bring more, so you have to wait for the following day when they restock.
For the beer fans Bodega Fermín have a wide variety of local and international artisan beer brands to pick and choose from.
On our visit we opted for some red wine together with a gilda each, that turned in to 3 each. The gildas (a “toothpick” with pickled olive and chilli, combined with canned fish, normally anchovies) come in not spicy and spicy, go for the spicy one it has a nice kick to it.
The big cheese board comes with five kinds, from creamy blue cheese to cured Manchego cheese.
The bill ended up on 35,10€ for two people.
Bodega Fermín is perfectly located in the heart of Barceloneta, with it´s the terrace on Plaça Poeta Boscà, amazing to sip a cold beer in the summer. Also on this plaça you can find the Barceloneta food market.
Sant Carles, 18, 08003 Barcelona
Wednesday to Monday 10.00h – 24.00h
+34 607 65 04 11