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Boadas Cocktails

Closes in 5 min: 12:00 PM - 3:00 AM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 3:00 AM
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Cosy cocktail bar, smart men in Tuxedos and dickie bows serve any cocktail you want, one of our... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
77janeedwards1
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Shropshire, United Kingdom
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Sundowners

Do you want to go to an original cocktail bar or a glitzy joint with no soul. Well if you prefer a... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
bigwelt
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Bangor, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Cosy cocktail bar, smart men in Tuxedos and dickie bows serve any cocktail you want, one of our group wasn’t sure what he wanted, told the bar man a couple of his favourite tipples and made a cocktail with the ingredients included, don’t think I’ve...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank 77janeedwards1
Reviewed 5 days ago

Do you want to go to an original cocktail bar or a glitzy joint with no soul. Well if you prefer a place that goes back in time and serves the best cocktails shaken by guys in tuxedos then Boadas is the place to go...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank bigwelt
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In todays' world, business believe that bigger is better, especially the world of bars. La Boada started back in the 1930's and cocktails are still produced and prepared using quality ingredients with showmanship; shaken, strained and served elegantly. Be ready to enjoy watching the three...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank rgonzmart
Reviewed February 19, 2019 via mobile

It’s the most fun bar. You just have to know what you like and they will make up a unique cocktail for you. Roughly €12 per drink but free pour and wonderful.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 20, 2019

Very friendly, must visit place in Barcelona. Classic cocktails and good reasonable price Cava. Near Rambla but not a tourist trap.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jusvu
Reviewed January 15, 2019

The oldest cocktail bar with and incredible atmosphere. Home of classic cocktails and a bar visited by Hemmingway, Joan Miró, Vazquez Montalbán and a lot of writers, painters, singers...a must to visit in Spain.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Adal M
Reviewed November 18, 2018 via mobile

Very friendly, arty very small bar, no room for large groups!! Wonderful history - very busy local bar.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank anthonyvC6621XU
Reviewed November 14, 2018

A Barcelona classic since the 1930s, Boadas is small and intimate but still lively. It's always a mix of locals and visitors and the atmosphere is always friendly. The cocktails are exceptional and made with professionalism and love.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mikael C
Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

As we were staying in a hotel in Plaça Reial we were only a relatively short walk from Boadas Cocktails and what a great find this was. Walking in and I knew I would enjoy my visit here, cool decor and furnishings including a cool...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 10, 2018

My husband and I stopped by this place because of its' history and they carried a particular whiskey he's been wanting to try. The place is very small, tucked away in corner off Las Ramblas. The drinks were made good and strong, older crowd, but...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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past impressive human statues and artists while others
take a break to people-watch while enjoying a drink at
one of the many terraces. Housed here is the iconic
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CarnivoresandVegans
April 14, 2018|
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Response from susiem770 | Reviewed this property |
There is no menu at all. You either tell them which cocktail you would like from the classics (mojoto/margharita etc); or you tell them your preferences (which spirit you like, whether you like sweet or sour, long or short... More
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Indiangirl1
May 26, 2016|
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Response from Holidaystar67 | Reviewed this property |
You won't get a cocktail class of the sort you're thinking of in Boadas. It's a proper old school bar and has changed very little over the years. No drinks menus, no food, just incredibly knowledgeable bar staff, (even if... More
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