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Cocktail Bar Boadas

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La Rambla
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Address: Tallers 1, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
Phone Number:
+34 933 18 95 92
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12:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 am

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Great traditional cocktail bar

Forget menus. Know what you want. Good crowd, great vibe. Waiters as old as the decor and very knowledgeable and patient....

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
colin s
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Chester, United Kingdom
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Chester, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Forget menus. Know what you want. Good crowd, great vibe. Waiters as old as the decor and very knowledgeable and patient....

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Thank colin s
Perth
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16 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sat at bar he just ignored me for ages until I had to ask him for a drink. He acted superior and was most unfriendly. I know others rave about this place but I do not see the attraction - what bartender ignores someone sitting at bar. Most Spanish I have met have been very friendly but not here. Being... More 

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Thank LindyRD
Sherman, Texas, United States
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the coolest place ever. My wife and I fell in love with it. It's an extremely small and simple space, but we were lucky enough to get a seat at the bar on 2 separate occasions. We could have sat there and watched the bartenders all night if the drinks weren't so strong. First of all, there is... More 

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Thank Daniel W
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27 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2016 via mobile

Surprisingly found here getting out of the random rain in September 2015. Barcelona impressed me a lot but here was by far one of the best bars I have ever been in. Small, quiet but lively with top class service and drinks. So impressed and if I'm ever in Barcelona again Itl be the first place I go. I don't... More 

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Thank NiamhC2
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016 via mobile

We visited this cocktail bar just off La Rambla. It's said to be the oldest cocktail bar in Barcelona. There was a big group of us but that did not put the bar man off who was entertaining and efficient at producing the 9 cocktails we ordered. Cocktails were lovely and he also improvised with some cocktails to make them... More 

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Thank mcevne
Cleckheaton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2016

Been twice, and a real gem. Beautiful interior, and lots of class. However, the barman who served us was uninterested in providing friendly service, and was rude to the point of contemptuous at our ignorance. We don't all spend our time in cocktail bars and a little friendly interaction would make this place unmissable. Won't return

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Thank Victoria H
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2016

We stumbled on this cocktail bar on our way back to our hotel - we didn't leave until 2am. The atmosphere was great, busy but chilled out if that makes sense. You could actually here yourself talk! The cocktails, at 10 euros each, were amazing. Very talented bar staff who make great tasting cocktails. The bar itself has interesting decor,... More 

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Thank Diane S
England
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279 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

What a top find. Really good and attentive barman. You can order whatever cocktail you want. Is around 10 euro a cocktail which isn't too bad. Would highly recommend.

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Thank Jonnym_7
Manchester, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

Very small bar, nice atmosphere, not cheap but good size drinks. No menu for cocktails but lots of choice of alcohol to choose from

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Thank LisaMc12
Oundle, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

Hidden on a corner off the tourist trap of the Ramblas this place has been serving killer cocktails since 1933 - The bar is small intimate and classy, the bartender's wear tuxedos and no their stuff - no list of drinks, no beers just ask for what you want and then get it served to perfection. Add the laid back... More 

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