Get your backpack and get ready for the little gastronomic Unihabit trip: 4 restaurants in Ciutat Vella that you have to try.

Ciutat Vella, a magical area of Barcelona, full of youth and with many things to do, with so many activities available for our students, but at the end of a day full of leisure you can finish without strength and, for this reason today we propose 4 sites where to go to recharge energy, with an economic price and of good quality. 

We will give a small tour around the world tasting different types of food and environments. From Japan, through Spain and Italy and ending in Morocco, we will try to offer you those gastronomic alternatives that, both in terms of proximity and value for money, deserve to be part of our Unihabit Gastronomic Journey 



The Unihabit gastronomic journey begins in Italy, at the Tucco Real Food restaurant, This restaurant located on Calle Còdols, 27, very close to the sea and only 15 minutes away from the Unihabit University Residence Ciutat Vella, is a very good choice if we want to Taste an authentic fresh pasta by hand.

restaurante italiano

The restaurant, with more than 1000 positive opinions and with a score of 4.5 out of 5 on TripAdvisor and with average prices between € 9 and € 15, is the best option if what your belly asks is a good Italian cuisine , at affordable prices

An added value of the restaurant is that they have vegetarian dishes, designed for lovers of Italian cuisine who do not want to sacrifice the pleasure of eating typical dishes and cooked by hand during their visit to the neighborhood.


If what we desire is something more oriental, from Unihabit we recommend you travel to Japan in a journey of only 14 minutes on foot, where you can enjoy the cuisine of the Ramen Shop restaurant, also very close to the sea.

restaurante japones

It has available a starter, ramen and drink menu for only € 10 and, apart from ramen, they also have Sushi dishes, vegetarian dishes and other products from the Nippon country where you work with quality products and respecting the original tradition.

According to many platforms like TripAdvisor, you can check that the general opinion of the people says that this Japanese restaurant is the best place to eat ramon outside Japan, with a very varied menu and with low prices. A Must that you can not miss.


Our Unihabit gastronomic journey continues through Arab lands. If the one you love is the food of North Africa, you should definitely try the food of the restaurant Arabia, in the street dels Escudellers, 25. Only 13 minutes from the residence of Unihabit Ciutat Vella, it is the prefect place to eat some good dishes of Marroquin or Lebanese food.

restaurante arabe 1

In the middle of the neighborhood of Ciutat Vella, this restaurant with a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5 on TripAdvisor, and with more than 1000 reviews, is the perfect place to make a stop on our gastronomic trip, with friendly prices and large quantities of food.

We are sure you would love to try the delicacies of the restaurant Arabia


We change completely of scene and we return to house, for many of us the Spanish food will not be a very special thing, since it is the bread of every day, but for many others that you come from outside, the local gastronomy is all a delight. From Unihabit residències universitàries, we are sure that one of the first things that many of you do when you arrive in Barcelona is to go for tapas, for this, our gastronomic journey brings us to Bodega Biarritz 1881.

In this restaurant of Spanish food we can find tapas, pinchos, “montaditos”, great dishes …. Basically all kinds of meals within the Spanish cuisine.

restaurante espanol

The restaurant can be found in Calle del Vidre, with low prices and 13 minutes from the Unihabit Ciutat Vella residence. If you want to eat well, typically, quality and try different typical dishes from home, this restaurant is a great option. The data provides a good experience, since it has 4.5 stars out of 5 on TripAdvisor, and more than 3000 positive opinions, WE ARE SURE YOU WILL LOVE IT.

It is true that with a full belly you can see the world in a different way, so with this little gastronomic trip Unihabit we want you to leave your traces when you pass by and for food to become an experience to share during your stay at Unihabit university residence. 

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