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Guide to Barcelona’s Alimentaria Food Fair 2024

If you’re in the Barcelona area between March 18 and 21st then you simply can’t miss this year’s Alimentaria International Food, Drinks and Services Exhibition. Organised in association with Hostelco—the Hotel & Restaurant Trade Show—it’s a celebration of the hospitality industry, showcasing new and innovative ideas in the realms of cooking and food service, as well as cutting edge technological developments that are set to change the way we experience the hospitality sector. So, without further ado, Flaherty’s Irish Bar in Barcelona is here to tell you all you need to know about this exciting festival of food. 

Where Is Alimentaria 2024 Taking Place?

This year, as always, the Alimentaria Food Fair is being hosted in Fira Recinto Gran Via, in Barcelona, from the 18th to the 21st of March. Food is at the heart of Catalan and Spanish culture, and the Alimentaria Food Fair makes for an unmissable experience. 

What to Expect at Alimentaria 

This year’s festival promises to be a cracker. For four days, Fira de Barcelona will play host to a who’s who of the food industry and foodtech world. From exciting new startups, to innovative restaurateurs, the exhibition promises to be one to remember. Here’s a rundown of the kinds of events and activities you can expect to see at this year’s festival. 

  • Exhibitions from major food brands launching new products
  • Lands of Spain: showcase of regional spanish cuisine
  • Trade shows for the meat and dairy industries
  • Coffee, bakery and pastry displays
  • Sampling and tasting from 100s of food companies
  • Organic Food Trade Show
  • Foodtech exhibition of latest cutting edge catering and food preparation technology
  • Presentations from exciting new food industry startups

Best Place to Gather after Alimentaria Food Fair

If you’re looking for somewhere to gather in the aftermath of the fair, then Flaherty’s Irish Bar is the ideal place for you. Located in the heart of the city, we offer a wide variety of Irish and international food, as well as an array of beers, drinks, and cocktails

Where to Host Corporate Events during Alimentaria 

Flaherty’s Irish Bar in Barcelona also provides private spaces for group bookings, making it the perfect location for both informal gatherings and corporate events. Whether it’s good authentic pub food you’re after, or the best value in group menus that cater to all preferences, we’ve got you covered. Make your booking today!

How to Get to Fira de Barcelona Recinto Gran Via

If you’re new to Barcelona and looking to take in the Alimentaria festival, you’ll be glad to know it’s relatively easy to get to. Barcelona metro service is world-renowned, and Line 9 South will take you there directly from the airport, as well as from various locations around the city centre. In addition, several bus routes have stops nearby, such as the H12, V1, 79, 65, 46, V3 and H16

Food, Drink and Fun in Barcelona

Make this Alimentaria one to remember. Come to Flaherty’s Irish Pub in Barcelona for great food and great times. Where better to discuss your experiences of the fair than with people who share your passion for the food and hospitality sectors? We are famous throughout the Catalan capital for our unique atmosphere, making us the go-to Irish bar in Barcelona.