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Osmosis

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Aribau 100, Barcelona, Spain
934545201
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Tue - Sat 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Osmosis is in the heart of Barcelona?s Ensanche district. Contemporary...
Osmosis is in the heart of Barcelona?s Ensanche district. Contemporary seasonal Catalan cuisine is offered in a minimalist but relaxed environment. The main menu features just three starters, three fish dishes, three meat dishes and three desserts, to which they add weekly specials. Diners can opt for the set menu at 23 Euros or the tasting menu for 45 Euros. The restaurant makes great show of its long wine list featuring over 100 wines. Groups between 6 and 12 people can reserve the private dining rooms, while the restaurant offers personalised menus for groups over 20. Examples of the original dishes on the menu include monkfish wrapped in Ibérico pancetta or green lentils with baby squid and garlic.
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Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 618
    Excellent
  • 168
    Very good
  • 53
    Average
  • 22
    Poor
  • 13
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
What a gem!

This was one of our favorite dining experiences in Barcelona. The food was exceptional. We went for lunch and were also very impressed with their courteous staff. This is a tasting restaurant and you have 2 options with a smaller 5 course menu or larger at 7. We did the smaller and loved every... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
Alissa B
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Bozeman, Montana, United States
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
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Bozeman, Montana, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

This was one of our favorite dining experiences in Barcelona. The food was exceptional. We went for lunch and were also very impressed with their courteous staff. This is a tasting restaurant and you have 2 options with a smaller 5 course menu or larger at 7. We did the smaller and loved every course. We will definitely be returning... More 

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Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
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15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

We had the tasting meue, I booked on like with the web The fork so by doing this I was able to get a 30 percent discount. Including the price was a glass of wine with each course, not the glass of Cava that was offered at the start. The price for two was about 120 Euro. The food and... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

I had dinner here for my father's birthday and it was an excellent choice! We had the 35€ menu which includes 5 main dishes, two appetisers, and bread and excellent olive oil (for 3€). We had a very good Catalan wine for 28€. The food was delicious, combining traditional Spanish food in novel ways and the waiters were super friendly and... More 

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West Chester, PA
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99 restaurant reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Within 5 blocks of our hotel, we booked a reservation after reading the reviews on Trip Advisor. We knew it would be an expensive evening but we went for the spurge. We were seated in an intimate upstairs dining area - looked like an estate library. We both went for the 7 course tasting menu for 50 euros each. Since... More 

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Montpellier, France
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

The place is elegant, simple and minimalist and so sophisticated in the same time. Food is exceptional and you need to go for the 7 dishes (other option is 5 dishes) First the cook is explaining you, at the beginning, when you order, in details what is is in each dish. If you are allergic to something, you just need... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Tried their 5 course tasting menu for 35 Euros. Great value for money! Delicious creative dishes and amazing service. Several waiters and cooks and out to serve us and ensure that we have everything we need, to explain the dishes to us and to give their expert advice on wines.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

One expects interesting and excellent food in Barcelona. This restaurant did not disappoint us. The restaurant is a bit out of the tourist zone of La Rambla, and it was a nice walk from our hotel. The most interesting dish for me was the monkfish with sea urchin, although the black turnip and parsnip cream with sucking pig was a... More 

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Leeds
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We booked this after searching TA for nearby restaurants with good reviews. We were not disappointed. You can choose between a 5 or 7 course tasting menu. The 5 was enough for us. A superb array of flavours unfolded with mushrooms, home made sausages, artichoke, monkfish, mussels, beef across the first four courses. The final course was an amazing combination... More 

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Porto, Portugal
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42 reviews 42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

You just pass in the street sidewalk and you might miss one outstanding experience in Barcelona. The Chefs are absolutly amazing. I was there during mushroom season, and what a treat I had! The quality of the ingredients are great. The place looks formal but its quite frendly and warm. I had a degustation menu, and it was perfect. The... More 

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Kenmare, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Outstanding meal. Excellent service. Tasting menu was amazing. Intimate surroundings. Would love to visit again.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Aribau 100, Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Eixample
  • Neighborhood: Eixample
  • Phone Number: 934545201

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

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

Description

Osmosis is in the heart of Barcelona?s Ensanche district. Contemporary seasonal Catalan cuisine is offered in a minimalist but relaxed environment. The main menu features just three starters, three fish dishes, three meat dishes and three desserts, to which they add weekly specials. Diners can opt for the set menu at 23 Euros or the tasting menu for 45 Euros. The restaurant makes great show of its long wine list featuring over 100 wines. Groups between 6 and 12 people can reserve the private dining rooms, while the restaurant offers personalised menus for groups over 20. Examples of the original dishes on the menu include monkfish wrapped in Ibérico pancetta or green lentils with baby squid and garlic.
Open Hours
Monday
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Tuesday
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
9:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Eixample

Neighborhood Profile
Eixample
Passing through the glorious Plaça Catalunya, you enter the newer city district of Eixample, literally translated as “extension,” which immediately becomes recognizable by its more spacious streets and elegant atmosphere. The main artery of this sizable district, Passeig de Gracia, is lined with high-end international designer stores. Not to be outdone, the glitz and glamour of this zone is perhaps best exemplified by the comfortable and lavish five-star hotels that flank the divine and modernistic buildings from some of the world’s most recognized architects such as Gaudi and Montaner.
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