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The Box

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Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
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Carrer D'en Gignas 30, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
+34 933 19 67 17
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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Thu 6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Fri - Sat 6:00 pm - 3:00 am
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Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My wife and i saw this place on tripadvisor and as was close to our hotel we gave it a go.The man behind the counter was so nice and served us some great drinks and my wife said why can't we go here every night,so keeping her happy was easy as we spent some time here and around about the... More 

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1 Thank davidyoung363
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We visited this place based on TripAdvisor rating, but did not see the craze with it. I went there with friends and we tried 5 different drinks. True, they have a large amount of ingredients, but they drinks were average. I did not see what made them special, as the rating would indicate. I visited other places in Barcelona with... More 

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Thank Lars M
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Well this was an amazing find. We needed somewhere to stop for a drink before dinner, and ducked in here, only to find the most amazing collection of home flavoured rums. the owner was a lovely chap, very chatty, and clearly very passionate about rum! Had a couple of drinks, went for dinner, then came back and had a couple... More 

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Thank harrylondon123
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Highly recommend this spot for delicious, unique cocktails and finger-licking food! A must visit in Barcelona! Will 100% be back!

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Thank KirstyWalsh89
Colchester, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went went it was quiet, so had a lovely time chatting to the staff. they explained about their cocktails, which are great!

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Thank Candice M
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I loved this place, we sipped (too easily) four rum cocktails each and they were all delicious (apart from the chocolate/milk one avoid that!) but even when we said it wasn't to our taste he changed it for us. It's got a great casual atmosphere with lots of travellers. Fantastic and worth a visit to set you... More 

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Thank Mark C
Stuttgart, Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing bar. This guy knows his stuff. Home infused Rum made into really great cocktails accompanied by top notch bar food. Try the basil rum and chicken nachos. Go early to get some time talking to the owner about his passion and experimental approach to drinks.

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1 Thank nick r
Huntington Beach, California
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25 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The ideal is cool but I think that the infused rum flavors where a little too light. I tried three different drinks (cucumbers, ginger, and lychee) and they were all mediocre. They also ran out of a lot of flavors too which was a bummer

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Thank Kristie D
juanitagarcia47, Propietario at The Box, responded to this review

Dear Kristie, Our rum is 100% naturally infused. No additives, no artificial flavours. We offer a natural product and that's what our clients are normally looking for. We are sorry to hear that you weren't able to appreciate our macerations, but the real macerated rum is just never as strong as you were probably expecting. Another important fact is that... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Creative and different. Worth going for the hot dogs alone, but the drinks are excellent too. Overall a really cool spot not to be missed

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Thank Zev A
London
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere and friendly people behind the bar, great cocktails. Huge selection of homemade fruit infused rum. Will definitely be coming back on the next visit!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$2 - $11
Cuisine
Latin, Bar, South American
Meals
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Bar scene
Open Hours
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday
6:00 pm - 3:00 am
Saturday
6:00 pm - 3:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carrer D'en Gignas 30, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
  • Neighborhood: Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
  • Phone Number: +34 933 19 67 17
Description
Best XXL gourmet hot dogs in town! Latin american street food culture combined with amazing cocktails, gin tonics, a glass of cava, a local beer & vodka or rhum arrange. More than 45 different rum-macerations with exotic fruits & botanics. Cozy ambient, good music, friendly waiters and the most amazing house cocktails!

Come to The Box and get your kicks!! :)

NOTE: FROM THE 3rd of JANUARY TO THE 1st OF FEBRUARY WE WILL REMAIN CLOSED DUE TO STAFF VACATION. PLEASE FEEL FREE TO VISIT US AGAIN FROM THE 2nd OF FEBRUARY ON! :)

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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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