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Carrer De La Princesa, 53, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
+34 932 68 16 30
8:30 pm - 12:00 am
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Tue - Thu 9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 8:30 pm - 12:00 am
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Seattle, Washington
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253 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

Not what we hoped for. This is a famous dessert chef with great pedigree ( El Bulli). Anthony Bourdain loves this place and deserts are not even his favorite thing....i admire Mr Bourdain's palate...and i adore & worship quality desserts. We sought this place out and we each ordered the big dessert tasting menu. There were some plates that were... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

I am amazed at how this establishment maintains its high level. I visit them with a certain regularity and every time the menu is well designed, refined, gourmand. Congratulations on the two new menu options, they function really well, too. The service is also very friendly. The price / quality ratio is unbeatable.

Thank Laszlo J
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

Amazing creative variety of unique deserts set menus with fantastic wine pairing menu. Comfortable atmosphere and very friendly chefs with an open kitchen.

Thank chefhala
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

Wow. What a great way to finish off a great spainish day. Leave room in your dessert stomach for this place. Forget gelato. Come here after finishing your main meal at whatever restaurant and endulge or just polish off a great dinning experience.

Thank bgando12
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84 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 16, 2016 via mobile

I had a business trip to Barcelona and spend the evening to walk around the city to see monuments and other sight seeing sites in the city. This restaurant I selected randomly. I principle a nice place, but you see it lives from the tourists just passing by. Even though I only had a light meal with a beer I... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2015

This will rank for the most expensive dessert experience of your life - and it's worth it. Two of us had the three-course dessert. One had the five course. This is not something you'll do on a regular basis, but it's totally worth doing once in your life. Go hungry, do some homework so you'll understand what you're experiencing and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2015 via mobile

Was recommended by a friend who visited the restaurant before - main attraction is the 5 course desert menu! One of us ordered the degustation menu which includes two savory dishes- One was marinated mackerel and the other one was lamb with roasted crispy peanuts and peanuts purée - surprisingly great in flavor and superb in technique!!! . The desserts... More 

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Jabbeke, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2015

You can choose between the restaurant or the tapas bar, so we choose the last one and sat around one big table for like about 15 persons (although we were just 4) and from where you can see the kitchen. Our friends took 3 tapas for €9,90, we took 6 for €17,50. You get a menu with 13 choices. I... More 

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2015 via mobile

We were very curious and wanted to try a concept that we thought was very interesting. We ordered 2 deserts and were disappointed: we found our deserts to be good but a bit too pretentious and definitely too expensive!

Thank Laurent G
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2015 via mobile

My brother and I ate here twice. The first was a five course with wine pairing and second was the chocolate menu. I preferred the five course. They use modernist cuisine techniques. Which having learned a few myself, I knew how the tricks were done. But most techniques were put together well. The wines paired very well. I would not... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 pm - 12:00 am
9:00 pm - 12:00 am
9:00 pm - 12:00 am
8:30 pm - 12:00 am
8:30 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carrer De La Princesa, 53, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > El Born / La Ribera
  • Neighborhood: El Born / La Ribera
  • Phone Number: +34 932 68 16 30
The creators of the dessert restaurant school Espaisucre pride themselves on presenting this establishment as the only dessert restaurant in the world. Dessert lovers will find a modern and welcoming ambience where they can enjoy one of the menus that offer a range of interesting options. They offer a short menu of three desserts, a chocolate menu, a long menu of 5 desserts and two different tasting menus, which range between 30 and 55 Euros. Typical desserts include

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El Born / La Ribera
The labyrinth that is El Born becomes most apparent the moment you turn down one of its side streets. But this is one of the few labyrinths you might actually enjoy losing your way in. After all, there are few places that live and breathe such exciting energy regardless of the time of day. This neighborhood seamlessly transcends the old and new parts of the city, reflected in its vast array of restaurants ranging from fancy Michelin-star establishments to trendy fusion restaurants. Here you'll find historical and cultural attractions such as the popular Picasso Museum and the Gothic cathedral La Santa Maria del Mar, where you just might be able to catch a traditional Catalan wedding.
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