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Osmosis

Aribau 100, Barcelona, Spain
934545201
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Ranked #303 of 6,042 Restaurants in Barcelona
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Cuisines: Mediterranean
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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.
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Perth, Australia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014 via mobile

We were recommended to try Osmosis by a friend who lives in Ibiza. We had the 5 course menu, however there were 3 other small courses served prior to the main courses which we were charged 3 Euros each for (which were nice). It was really lovely, but the room we were put into was elegant but lack ambience. You... More

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Oslo
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36 reviews 36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

A friend recommended this restaurant to us as her favourite restaurant in Barcelona. We are so glad she did because we would never have found it by ourselves! This is a quite samll restaurants with a few tables downstaires and a few more upstairs. The middle room upstairs has bookshelves with books and winebottles and looked really cosy and romantic.... More

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Finland, Europe
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We had great expectations based on the reviews and their own website. But have to admit that all was so much better than expected. The food was just incredibly suberb, as well as the wines (as a package recommended By the restaurant). What was very pleasing was that they told so much about the food and the wines and about... More

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Basel, Switzerland
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20 reviews 20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

This restaurant is little, but beautiful with separated dining areas. We had the 7 courses tasting menu. The white vine served with the menu was perfect. At the beginning of the menu the chef arrived at our table to make sure he doesn't serve something we're allergic to or we don't like to eat (i liked that very much!). He... More

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Piteå
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Went to Con Gracia but they were full. They recommended Osmosis, and even help us reserve a table. We are so thankful! Osmosis turned out to be a fantastic restaurant in terms of food quality and service. Very private atmosphere. And the price level was half of what we expected.

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Barcelona, Spain
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

I do not usually post several opinions on the same restaurant but this time is worth... I wanted to share with all of you one of the best rices I have eaten in MY WHOLE LIFE! If you have the chance do not hesitate to try this restaurant in Barcelona!! Side note for Tripadvisor: there is something very wrong with... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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70 reviews 70 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Two weeks, two trips to Osmosis, two outstanding meals. Each meal included at least one dish that we all declared the best we had ever had. If you are visiting Barcelona do not leave this restaurant out of your plans. Chef Frederic Fernandez has put together great food in a calming environment with delightful staff.

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Helsinki, Finland
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23 reviews 23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Havuing visited this restaurant earlier, this time was a little disappointment - Three out of seven foods were excellent, three "ok", one below that. Expected more. - Nice staff but as we were sitting in the back corner, we were time-to-time forgotten. That should not happen.

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Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
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54 reviews 54 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014 via mobile

I don't know how many times I've been here but the meals are always excellent. The menu changes constantly and you will always experience new, interesting tastes. The menu is well balanced in tastes and textures, beautifully composed. And do let them choose your wines. You'll discover interesting new ones. The service is friendly and professional. If you are interesting... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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40 reviews 40 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

We took my parents here for dinner since we both were visiting Barcelona at the same time, and this restaurant was highly recommended to me from a friend living in Barcelona. From making my reservation to paying the bill, I can say the service here was outstanding. Our waiter took the time to explain to us each course and it's... More

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