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Monvinic

Diputacio, 249, 08007 Barcelona, Spain (Eixample)
+34 932 72 61 87
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Ranked #741 of 5,987 restaurants in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $40 - $118
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Eixample
Description: Monvinic brings together a library and documentation centre, a wine bar, a restaurant, a room for tastings, conferences and presentations, and, of course, an extraordinary cellar, home to wines from the five continents, which is the lifeblood of all these areas. And now we have a new courtyard terrace at Monvinic!
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Perth, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We visited Monvinic twice during our recent trip to Barcelona. On the first occasion the restaurant area was booked out for a function but we had a highly enjoyable meal in the bar area. I have an interest in wine and have undertaken a few wine courses so I was on clover using the ipad and trying to work out... More

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London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

This place is a combination of modern design and architecture -interactive menu on iPads- with a fantastic extended wine list. The best sommeliers in Barcelona work here suggesting and surprising the guests. Good quality food, I'd suggest it for an evening since when the lights are on the venue looks much nicer, and you won't miss a fantastic sunny day... More

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Warwick
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46 reviews 46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We were initially taken here by our excellent tapas guide Marta from Forever Barcelona. It was an oasis of tranquility and sophistication, just off Passeig de Gracia, with the best wine list I've ever come across. The food was excellent and the wine waiters / sommeliers were astonishing. If you like food and wine - go!

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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105 reviews 105 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

This place is amazing - the staff are super helpful, the wines, outstanding and the quality of the food brilliant. If you want a brilliant lunch head there. If you want a super fancy dinner, head there! Just go!

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Sydney, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

The wine list is totally amazing at this, the worlds best wine bar. However, the pricing is very very good. We had some wines which in Australia would cost a lot more at a bottle shop let alone a Restaurant or Bar. The food was very good, and although we ate within the casual area, the dishes were provided as... More

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Brooklyn, New York
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

This was a once-in-a-lifetime dining experience. My friend said it was envisioned as a dining "laboratory" and indeed the food was unlike anything I've ever had. The food includes locavore Catalan dishes, including a Penedes chicken with blue feet that looked prehistoric and tasted great! The service was a tad pretentious and this is the type of place where they... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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36 reviews 36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

I visited Monvinic for my second time during my last trip to Barcelona. This time we had wine tasting and tapas coming in. The courtyard is now open for dinner guests.

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New York City, New York
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89 reviews 89 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

My husband and I went here for lunch on a Tuesday. The place was very empty which allowed us to spend more time with the staff to understand the menu. Prior to arriving, we had considered choosing the special lunch menu, only to find that it wasn't available in the dining room where we had made our reservations. If you... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We had a wonderful evening in this restaurant. Digital wine list and fantastic wines per glass. Modern interior well informed staff. Food a bit experimental and pricy, but all in all superb experience.

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New York City, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

This place had great reviews on Timeout so I had high expectations but my experience at Monvinic far exceeded those expectations. I love wine but I have to say I was very intimidated walking in to the restaurant because they had a wine class taking place so I thought maybe I had to be some wine connoisseur to even dine... More

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