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ABaC Restaurant

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Avinguda del Tibidabo, 1, 08022 Barcelona, Spain
+34 933 19 66 00
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: In 2000 ABaC Restaurant opened its doors in his first location, Carrer del...
In 2000 ABaC Restaurant opened its doors in his first location, Carrer del Rec 79 in Barcelona. In May 2008 changed to his new address in Avenida Tibidabo, 1. The gastronomy is the fundamental axis of the project. The restaurant awarded with 2** Michelin, and nominated by The Best Restaurant 2011 in Catalonia by the Catalan Academy of Gastronomy, can seat up to 56 diners. Located in the newly constructed pavilion in direct contact with the garden, the interior and the exterior are found through large windows. It is a caprice of whites, in all tones. In a calm, neutral and elegant atmosphere, the sense of sophistication is shaped by the small details and the materials used, as well as a sophisticated combination of lights. The kitchen of 200 m2 has been designed by Joaquim Casademont. It is a black container, in which stainless steel furniture takes all leadership, an effect that has been reinforced by the lighting, a route marked by leds serves as a guide and allows the guests to cross it. Rooms for private events with a capacity of 20 to 60 diners respectively, complete its restoration facilities. The "Lounge Bar", which opens until 2.00 p.m. and where the music, light and color of the room subtly change;There is also an extensive cellar, offering near 1000 references, and from which you can select your perfect wine. Chef Jordi Cruz and his team of young professionals develop a creative cusine of superb technique, based on the product and which meets both creativity and tradition. In addition, our attentive yet friendly service create a professional but relaxed atmosphere, which makes ABaC holder of 2** Michelin.
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Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 15
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Superb Dining Experience

We visited ABAC for dinner upon reading the great reviews from other travelers. I would have never imagined the magnificent dining experience I was about to encounter. The restaurant is located in the ABAC Hotel in the Tibidabo. You are immediately greeted as you come in and taken in an elevator... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 27, 2015
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Monte-Carlo, Monaco
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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Monte-Carlo, Monaco
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58 reviews 58 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

We visited ABAC for dinner upon reading the great reviews from other travelers. I would have never imagined the magnificent dining experience I was about to encounter. The restaurant is located in the ABAC Hotel in the Tibidabo. You are immediately greeted as you come in and taken in an elevator to the second floor to the restaurant. Once there,... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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25 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

The place is good-looking, I mean I liked the atmosphere and all. But extremely low value for money! There was nothing special about the food, it even looked like in some ordinary cafe...I can tell the same about the taste

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New York City, New York
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38 reviews 38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

The tasting menu was creative and delicious, from the tomato starter to the raspberry ice lipstick. Excellent, friendly service in a beautiful setting.

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Very very nice experience! Great dinner and wine and a great presentation of all of the 18 courses! Impressive staff, just wow

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

We love food and travel widely eating at restaurants that serve quality food in fresh and enticing ways. We are prepared - on occasion - to spend top figures for outstanding food. ABaC has mastered - truly - a range of preparations. Smart people who ambitious and innovative in presentations are in charge. We came for the 14 course dinner... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Put it straight and simple, the food is mind blowingly good!! Rivalled some 3 Michelin star restaurants we have visited!!! Do your self a favour and visit!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

I've never had to ask 3 times what something is but only because it was so mindblowingly delicious and confusing! Caramel and corn taco and shaved foie and Mexican spicy ice cream may be the best dish I have ever had and it was only dish 2 of 15! The staff are fantastic and the setting perfect. I only regret... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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68 reviews 68 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

I want to make clear that the food is excellent. In my opinion, thought, since Jordi Cruz is also a TV star and the restaurant is in an expensive neighborhood in barcelona, the restaurant is slightly overpriced. When you go in one of this restaurants, you do not only expect the best food, but also a whole experience from the... More 

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Lille
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50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We had dinner at the Abac restaurant, on the 19th of December. When we arrived, we found the closed gate and no one to welcome us. After finally ringing twice, we had the door opened and had to find our way through the quite beautiful building. We finally arrived at the restaurant, and, as I requested, we had a nice... More 

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Miami Beach, Florida
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15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

One of the best places we've been. Beautiful and elegant. Incredible service, amazing and inventive menu. Simply great ! We had the opportunity to meet the chef that's almost a star in spain and he showed us his kitchen.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Avinguda del Tibidabo, 1, 08022 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona
  • Phone Number: +34 933 19 66 00

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 167 - 193
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Spanish, Fusion

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

Description

In 2000 ABaC Restaurant opened its doors in his first location, Carrer del Rec 79 in Barcelona. In May 2008 changed to his new address in Avenida Tibidabo, 1. The gastronomy is the fundamental axis of the project. The restaurant awarded with 2** Michelin, and nominated by The Best Restaurant 2011 in Catalonia by the Catalan Academy of Gastronomy, can seat up to 56 diners. Located in the newly constructed pavilion in direct contact with the garden, the interior and the exterior are found through large windows. It is a caprice of whites, in all tones. In a calm, neutral and elegant atmosphere, the sense of sophistication is shaped by the small details and the materials used, as well as a sophisticated combination of lights. The kitchen of 200 m2 has been designed by Joaquim Casademont. It is a black container, in which stainless steel furniture takes all leadership, an effect that has been reinforced by the lighting, a route marked by leds serves as a guide and allows the guests to cross it. Rooms for private events with a capacity of 20 to 60 diners respectively, complete its restoration facilities. The "Lounge Bar", which opens until 2.00 p.m. and where the music, light and color of the room subtly change;There is also an extensive cellar, offering near 1000 references, and from which you can select your perfect wine. Chef Jordi Cruz and his team of young professionals develop a creative cusine of superb technique, based on the product and which meets both creativity and tradition. In addition, our attentive yet friendly service create a professional but relaxed atmosphere, which makes ABaC holder of 2** Michelin.

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