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“Old World Authentic Charm”
Review of London Bar

London Bar
Ranked #235 of 782 Nightlife in Barcelona
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Reviewed May 26, 2013

Just off Las Ramblas the London Bar is the oldest in Catalunia having been built in around 1906. The owner is extremely friendly and makes a mean mojito. Very well priced for drinks, we found this little haven last year and made a bee line for it again this year.

1  Thank Jo M
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Reviewed May 10, 2013

Took my son here to show him that there is more to Barcelona than the Hard Rock Café and the Irish Bars! He thought it was a bit of a dive but my round in the Irish bar was 10 euros. For his round here he got change out of 5 euros for 2 pints. Smiles all round. Once a Yorkshireman, allus a Yorkshireman!

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Reviewed March 26, 2013

I am usually somewhat cynical about the "must visit" places in tourist guide books. But the London Bar is definitely the exception..
It's tatty and looks as though it hasn't been decorated since 1920. The loos must have already looked past their prime when the Spanish Civil War was raging. But the London Bar has atmosphere, even though it's tiny.
The beer is cheap, the staff don't hassle you (you can pay up for your drinks on leaving) and there's live music most nights.
We were only in Barcelona for four nights but we spent two of those at the London Bar. On the first night the place was invaded by a group of (polite) lads from Bristol. I ended up being grabbed by the bridegroom - who was dressed as a Flamenco dancer - and hurled around the centre of the bar floor as my wife and our two friends roared with laughter.
Evenings don't get much stranger than that. We're still talking about it.

1  Thank DavidWJ006
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Reviewed December 28, 2012 via mobile

Awesome live music. Great beer! Crowd is local and it has a chill out atmosphere. Highly recommended!

1  Thank Iris Y. M
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Reviewed September 29, 2012 via mobile

Acoustic guitarplayer, lovely bartender lady, great people and really nice owner. Caipirinhas are worth trying. Relaxed and positive atmosphere. Highly recommended place! -Marko&Erika from Finland-

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