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Cocktail Bar Boadas

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La Rambla
As featured in 4 Days in Barcelona
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Address: Tallers 1, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
Phone Number:
+34 933 18 95 92
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Mon - Thu 12:00 - 02:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 03:00

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Want to time travel then step through the brown door with the yellow glass. You slip off the hustle of a 2017 Barcelona street into the calm and style of the 1930s nothing's... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Tim S
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Matlock, United Kingdom
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Matlock, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Want to time travel then step through the brown door with the yellow glass. You slip off the hustle of a 2017 Barcelona street into the calm and style of the 1930s nothing's changed here since it opened the last time I went was 11 years ago it felt like yesterday except for the prices! Exchange rate doe 't help.... More 

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Thank Tim S
Oxford, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Upon entering the tiny bar, packed full of people and full of wood-paneled atmosphere, we crouched into a corner at the bar where we managed to find the only 2 seats left in the place. The three tuxedoed bartenders were hustling about, and when my partner asked to see a menu we simply got the response, "No menu, classic cocktails".... More 

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Thank Mara N
San Francisco, California
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37 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely terrible place. They don't know how to make even basic cocktails. They use roses lime to make a gimlet! When we asked for fresh lime, the bartender was seriously rude. Avoid this place!

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Thank Sachin A
Galway, Ireland
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16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place was recommended for us by locals and for sure it was not a disappointement we had a great experience.A small location with a friendly vibe which gets busy quite easily. Great quality of drinks.

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Thank FazakasZs
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27 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

So, #MWC17, aka Mobile World Congress 2017. We came here as a group of six, after three of us had scouted the old town and identified this bar as definitely worth checking out. TripAdvisor reviews were also glowing, so why not? The place is small, and has very nice and cosy vintage look and feel. The bartenders wear smokings, which... More 

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Thank Robin K
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29 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

I have been to this bar a few times now. It's always lively and fun. They also do a mean Dirty Martini. The staff are friendly and old school, great cocktail makers and quick. Go.

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Thank Alex S
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017

We initially had issues splitting our bill 4 ways, but after we decided to go somewhere else, they were able to accommodate us. Food was good, but would just caution that compared to Canadian standards, they cook their meat a little more. So for example if you’re looking for Medium Rare, ask for Rare.

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Thank Alisonmei
Sidmouth, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Great little cocktail bar at top of las ramblas. No menu but they make up any you ask. Cost 10euro each - seriously potent. Unlimited nuts included. Lots of locals there and great ambience.

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Thank kts76
Derby, United Kingdom
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131 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Stuck at a loose end we searched online for somewhere to get a decent drink and this came up. From the minute we entered it was an experience. The two servers were friendly and knowledgeable and served me the perfect gin and tonic, they came up with several gorgeous cocktails for my fella and even warned me (nicely) to keep... More 

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Thank Aileen E
Ulverston, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Look for an unassuming wooden door off La ramblas, blink and you'd miss it! Lovely small bar, all wooden panels, its been there since the 1930's, and has a lovely atmosphere. They don't have a menu, which is brilliant, the bartenders are in a tux and bowtie (brilliant) and you say what kind of drink you like, for example we... More 

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Barcelona's most famous street was once a dry riverbed. Now, La Rambla is a 1200-metre boulevard, and a major draw for visitors. During the day, La Rambla fills with pedestrians, some of which stroll past impressive human statues and artists while others take a break to people-watch while enjoying a drink at one of the many terraces. Housed here is the iconic Boqueria Market that offers one of the most varied and appetising selections of local produce and specialty meats and treats. While it’s important for tourists to keep an eye on their belongings at all times, this area is most safely explored in the daytime and is a must see for everyone who visits.
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