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Barcelona’s top terrace restaurants

This week we finish our MWC 2018 insights to Barcelona’s hip eateries, bars and places to stay. For this we’ve teamed up with unique venue finders, Akommo. They've already shared their insider tips to the hidden bars and restaurants in Barcelona’s eclectic neighborhoods. *hyperlink here*

Mobile World Congress may shine a light on the latest tech updates but we all know networking is where business really happens. So, our top 3 terraces for MWC networking.

One Ocean Club

Located in the heart of Port Vell, this terrace is the best in the area. This exclusive lounge and club offers a delicious menu, private VIP dining, as well as a stunning terrace for cocktails and mingling. The Akommo team recommends booking this venue in advance, as it is one of the hottest spaces in the Barceloneta neighborhood.

Local Tip- People usually organize either happy hour or pica-pica (Spanish for pre-dinner hors d'oeuvres) with DJ during MWC.

Mobile World Congress Networking- Touché

This oasis of a restaurant couldn't have a more prime location. Situated practically underneath the Casino of Barcelona, this restaurant and lounge have a max capacity of 220 people for cocktails. This is a perfect spot for any attendee who is planning on going out clubbing after. Touché is just 5 minutes from Barcelona's most famous clubs. The atmosphere is unbeatable, the cocktails are fantastic. It's spacious enough for large groups and networking parties.

Local Tip- If you're looking to organize a private party or exclusive networking cocktail, this is the best of the beach lounges.  

Mobile World Congress Networking- Arola

This luxurious restaurant is located within the Hotel Arts, and works wonderfully both during the day and night. Akommo organized a corporate lunch this past June in Arola, and their clients occupied the entire space. As you can see in the photos, they have speakers set up on the terrace to enhance the relaxed ambiance.

Local Tip- This is a perfect option for someone with a large budget. It's exclusive, luxurious, and stunning.


If there was ever a time to throw a party, Mobile World Congress is the moment. And, Akommo, working with Shelton Fleming’s creative production team is the ideal partnership for product launches, networking cocktails, or even VIP corporate dinners. Akommo can support a wide range of budgets and have an incredible list of contacts. Get in touch, they'd be happy to share their local knowledge!

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