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Espai sucre

#1,186 of 6,735 Restaurants in Barcelona
#1,279 of 7,001 Places to Eat in Barcelona
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Neighborhood:
El Born / La Ribera
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Princesa 53, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
+34 932681630
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9:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 8:30 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Dessert, Late Night, Reservations
Description: The creators of the dessert restaurant school Espaisucre pride themselves...
The creators of the dessert restaurant school Espaisucre pride themselves on presenting this establishment as the only dessert restaurant in the world. Dessert lovers will find a modern and welcoming ambience where they can enjoy one of the menus that offer a range of interesting options. They offer a short menu of three desserts, a chocolate menu, a long menu of 5 desserts and two different tasting menus, which range between 30 and 55 Euros. Typical desserts include ?Idiazábal? cake with cherries, beet and black beer, or extra virgin olive oil cake with white peaches, green olives and San Simón cheese.
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  • 63
    Excellent
  • 26
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 15
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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First of all, it was a bit tricky finding this restaurant. Wen finally there, they we´re just about to start their day, so we knocked on the window and the owner invited us in and we luckily made our reservation for a few hours later. We experienced a marvelous menu trip of 8 courses- cold, hot... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
Bjorn G
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London
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
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Prague
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

It is not quite a restaurant as I understood from a person who recommended it to me. I came after 10.30pm on Tuesday and can choose almost any table. The interior and the overall atmosphere and the service I'd say indulgent as if you are allowed to be here but not the One they are waiting for. The deserts are... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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42 reviews 42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Dinner at Espai Sucre was a really fun experience. We went there as a family and really enjoyed tasting each others' dishes, and ended up talking about food for most of the evening. We ordered from three different menus: the chocolate one, the cheese one, and the 'little desserts' ones. Food came in at a nice pace. The waiters were... More 

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London
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

First of all, it was a bit tricky finding this restaurant. Wen finally there, they we´re just about to start their day, so we knocked on the window and the owner invited us in and we luckily made our reservation for a few hours later. We experienced a marvelous menu trip of 8 courses- cold, hot, baked, crispy, marinated, fruity,... More 

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Harvard, Illinois
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45 reviews 45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Not exactly what I was expecting but everything was pretty good. My thoughts were "dessert" so when they brought out things with fish it threw me off! Still good though. The most memorable thing we ate was actually the warm little buttery sweet rolls they brought out in between courses.. Mmmm mmm!

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Brisbane, Australia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

We learnt of Epsai sucre through a food blog by chance while we were staying in Barcelona. We sat in the dessert tapas bar at the back of the restaurant, which is where all the kitchen action happens. It was a Friday night, so we booked in advance to secure a spot. Be aware that there is a minimum order... More 

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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

I went for my birthday with my sister and we both ordered the tastong menu that had 2 savory dishes in it . Unfortunately 2 of thw ingredients were unavailable so they substituted 1 savory and 1 dessert from my set menu from another. Desserts were the most amazing thing ever...loved the different textures and unpredictable flavors. The savory part... More 

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Redmond, Washington
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

I ran across this by chance while walking through El Born. I've never seen a more creative restaurant. The main options are 4 dessert tasting menus but they also have 2 menus that do include a couple savory items as well but that was beyond the point :) I had the chocolate tasting menu and each dish was better than... More 

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Rennes, France
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45 reviews 45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We had dinner in that modern setting. It's a specific restaurant which only makes sweet dishes. We decided to have the big tasting menu with paired wines, and were pleasantly surprised. We didn't know exactly what to expect and were a bit anxious as having a full menu of sweet dishes, but in the end it was an amazing and... More 

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Beijing, China
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63 reviews 63 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014 via mobile

Located in the funky, creative El Born district, this small restaurant only serves dessert, but it does so very well. In a town famous for its food, it's unsurprising someone has chosen to open a dessert-only restaurant. We opted for 3 tapas each and selected our ingredient preferences. You don't so much order a dish as a flavour and leave... More 

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Thessaloniki, Greece
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

this year I made it , during my visit in Bcn ! amazing dolce tapas a real fiesta for my tongue! very interesting experience and concept! service just need improvement on English to communicate better!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Princesa 53, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > El Born / La Ribera
  • Neighborhood: El Born / La Ribera
  • Phone Number: +34 932681630

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Dessert

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions

Description

The creators of the dessert restaurant school Espaisucre pride themselves on presenting this establishment as the only dessert restaurant in the world. Dessert lovers will find a modern and welcoming ambience where they can enjoy one of the menus that offer a range of interesting options. They offer a short menu of three desserts, a chocolate menu, a long menu of 5 desserts and two different tasting menus, which range between 30 and 55 Euros. Typical desserts include ?Idiazábal? cake with cherries, beet and black beer, or extra virgin olive oil cake with white peaches, green olives and San Simón cheese.
Open Hours
Tuesday
9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
8:30 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
8:30 pm - 12:00 am

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El Born / La Ribera
The labyrinth that is El Born becomes most apparent the moment you turn down one of its side streets. But this is one of the few labyrinths you might actually enjoy losing your way in. After all, there are few places that live and breathe such exciting energy regardless of the time of day. This neighborhood seamlessly transcends the old and new parts of the city, reflected in its vast array of restaurants ranging from fancy Michelin-star establishments to trendy fusion restaurants. Here you'll find historical and cultural attractions such as the popular Picasso Museum and the Gothic cathedral La Santa Maria del Mar, where you just might be able to catch a traditional Catalan wedding.
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