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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
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Tue - Sat 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I have visited a lot of sushi restaurant through my life. From cheap one to fine one. In my country, to eat this quality of sushi, you have to pay about 100~250 bucks! But here, this place provides great food with reasonable price! Visit here!

Thank lim h
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place looked very unique and the atmosphere was relaxed and comfortable. We ordered the tasting menu, which was delicious and special. We had a very pleasant lunch. The courses were in the Japanese spirit of presenting food as it is, in a most wonderful and minimal way. The taste was clean and gentle. Recommended for couples, business or small... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Terrible food, the fish did not feel as fresh as it should. We were with our kids and there was no intention to offer options that they could eat. The price vs the quality was extremelly disappointing. Do not try the Noodles nor the sushi The wagyu was ok.

Thank HenriqueMurillo
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It started bad with a rude lady in the reception. From then on it was all downhill... Maybe we had too good of expectations 'cause we read it was a fancy and good Japanese restaurant, but we came out very disappointed. Overpriced menu, food was no better that our corner sushi shop, and the service was plain awful... I would... More 

Thank Titina O
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2016

This place isn't cheap, and it's not that easy to get a reservation, but it's definitely worth the money and waiting time. Everything is prepared right in front of you in the open kitchen. The chefs are friendly, and eager to explain whatever question you may have. I had the (g)astronomical menu, which was a wide variety of Japanese dishes,... More 

Thank ZKM83
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2016 via mobile

The food tastes ordinary. Not worth the price. Do not order the soup noodles; it consists of processed noodles with a few tiny chunks of pork.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016 via mobile

The sushi was very fresh, and extremely good. As was the wagyu beef which was to die for in my opinion. The service and food were very good. For the most part I loved all the dishes.

Thank Isabelle B
Meerbusch, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2016

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 November 25, 2016 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016

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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 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, Business meetings, Special occasions
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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Staying in Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)

Neighborhood Profile
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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