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Koy Shunka

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Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
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Carrer de Copons, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
+34 934 12 79 39
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Tue - Sun 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Tue - Sat 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Meerbusch, Germany
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Delicious tasting menu, super fresh products. Been to many high end Japanese Restaurants in Europe and would definitely place them under the top 3!

Thank ippoippo
Sant Cugat del Valles, Spain
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch this week at this small, high-end Japanese restaurant some say is the best in Barcelona. Atmosphere is very much what you'd expect, minimalist decor, with ridiculously polite waiters explaining everything in detail. We did the "menú degustación" for two and really enjoyed it. Mostly fish and seafood-based dishes, bite-sized and attractive, some (not all) extremely tasty. Paid just... More 

Thank swhiteley1973
Barcelona, Spain
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In my search for the "best sushi in Barcelona" - I checked out many places & decided on Koy Shunka. It was a great decision. The tasting menu is just the right mix of "adventurous" and "well known classics" - sashimi, beautifully marinated beef, house made tofu, etc. We had a couple of special requests (one of my friends doesn't... More 

Thank triestevisitor
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87 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went for the tasting menu and everything was perfectly done. And the food itself was of top quality, including very expensive lobster. From this perspective all fine. But it's a pretty plain cooking, very aligned with the japanese principles, but I would appreciatte some courses with more risky approach. So fine for those that like to have good ingredients... More 

Thank Creudelsud
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a quick afternoon bite here and the food was amazing. The sushi was absolutely delicious, we also tried some noodles and the cod, which were both amazing as well. My only complaint is that our waitress was a bit stuck up and seemed to be somewhat displeased with what we ordered. She kept saying things like "is that all... More 

Thank ow21
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62 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

Went for lunch with children who love sushi.The kichen bar with 15 people cooking in front of you unfortunately was full and sat on a private room. The raws were super fresh but with small quantities and the tataki ones just excellent. Nice noodles, nice rolls, everything that we tryied we wanted an extra portion. One of the best restaurants... More 

Thank NIONIOSAthens
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52 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

Perfect atmosphere, very nice decoration, seems very trendy and impressive, but But Everything is delicious, miso soup, all apperatives, tartar, Kobe beef, all type of sushi are perfect. Service is very nice. Amazing Sake menu. Every details are very good. Not easy to find and recommend to make reservation. Special dinning rooms are impressive.

Thank Hakan T
Las Vegas, Nevada
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

Read and cross referenced several reviews from a variety of sources to find Sushi in Barca. Though we had a tough time finding due to its small dark street and small on the door only signage, we are so happy we did. Modern minimalist design, wonderfully presented. So fresh with creative variations of some typical dishes. Prices are typical for... More 

Thank Michael K
Santa Monica, California
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44 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

We went on a Wednesday night without a reservation, and discovered that the restaurant was fully booked. However, as we were leaving, the hostess came outside to tell us she just had received a cancellation and we could have that table. We quickly accepted. The food is, without question, very good. We stuck to the traditional sushi part of the... More 

1 Thank Michael B
Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
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127 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

Extremely expensive. The place is very nice, and the food is excellent but the portions very poor and you cannot enjoy the full experience. The service is very kind. It is a excellent Japanese but should review the prices.

2 Thank Blai92

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carrer de Copons, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
  • Neighborhood: Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
  • Phone Number: +34 934 12 79 39

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Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
With its iconic, old-Europe streets and alleys, this picturesque neighborhood is the very heart of Barcelona. It blends historic artifacts from its days under Roman dominion up through the Spanish Civil War with a vibrant modern-day culture of artisan shops and authentic culinary experiences. Avid explorers will be thrilled to discover quaint terraces and plazas brought to life by the many small bars and local musicians lasting late into the night. Fashionistas will be drawn to Portal de L’Angel, which is lined with well-known brand names and smaller boutique stands.
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