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Cocktail Bar Boadas

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Address: Tallers 1, Barcelona, Spain
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Historical Bar

For those who are not considered as bar geeks, I am since a bartending is my job . . Only had a chance to see two or three older bars. This is tip - top, small, cosy, great staff... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 7, 2015
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Prague, Czech Republic
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

For those who are not considered as bar geeks, I am since a bartending is my job . . Only had a chance to see two or three older bars. This is tip - top, small, cosy, great staff and no trends, making drinks like in 1940 . .

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Had drinks on our first evening in Barcelona. A small crowded place with a lot of history and ambience. Worth a visit to experíence "old Barcelona"

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Seattle
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83 reviews 83 reviews
23 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

This place has a really cool vibe and the bartender makes cocktails according to your preferences. There was a nice mix locals and tourists when were there.

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Islamorada, Florida
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57 reviews 57 reviews
20 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

My father was an airline pilot and told me of this place when we visited as a family in the 60's. I went to Barcelona again in the 21st century and found it exactly as he had described it. Tuxedoed bar men. Pictures and music of Sinatra and his pals. True to it's name, this is a cocktail bar -... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

small bar with a big personality. open since 1933 and it reeks of cocktail history. We loved it. The staff are friendly and will make a drink just to your taste. We are going back tomorrow night too.

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Milan, Italy
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We went there for the last drink before heading back to the hotel and it had definitely been a charming discovery! Very professional waiters, highly skilled and ready to take the challenge of preparing you an awesome cocktail just based on your preference. Menus are not needed in this place, it still look like being back in the '30s when... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

2 weeks ago was there.it is a great place ; cocktails... no comment, you must try them . I know it is not exactly cheap, but at least you should try it once...

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Braintree, United Kingdom
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123 reviews 123 reviews
14 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Maybe it just wasn't for me, but I have to disagree with many of the reviews here. I found it to be stuffy and unwelcoming. It was busy at the bar, and has a good location, but just did nothing for me. We ordered two vespers and weren't impressed with the cocktails either. They are have no menu to offer... More 

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Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

A return to Barcelona, A return to Boadas. The perfect way to kick off an evening before dining at Mantel Canete. My preference is simple, gin martini, perfectly prepared, delivered, consumed and greedily had another, My wife and six of our dearest friends and a perfect hour before a perfect meal. Boadas - you rock!

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Oslo, Norway
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63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

It's like a time machine, walk in and you are back to the 1930s. Bartenders are in shirts and bow ties, interior reminds of an old yacht and the clients are a mix of hipsters, businessmen and occasionally some tourists. Good service, good drinks and nice location!

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Barcelona's most famous street was once a dry riverbed. Now, La Rambla is a 1200-meter 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 appetizing 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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