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Cocktail Bar Boadas

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La Rambla
As featured in 4 Days in Barcelona
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Address: Tallers 1, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
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+34 933 18 95 92
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Mon - Thu 12:00 - 02:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 03:00

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Champion Cocktails

Possibly the best cocktail bar I've been to. Intimate and traditional with cheerful bartenders who really know their craft, unlike many modern establishments. It's easy to spend... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 January 2017
Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Possibly the best cocktail bar I've been to. Intimate and traditional with cheerful bartenders who really know their craft, unlike many modern establishments. It's easy to spend too long here in convivial surroundings but you'll not regret the experience. Excellent Old Fashioneds, proper alcoholic drinks not sugary confections so just go easy, they creep up on you as I discovered... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

Forget menus. Know what you want. Good crowd, great vibe. Waiters as old as the decor and very knowledgeable and patient....

Thank colin s
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Sat at bar he just ignored me for ages until I had to ask him for a drink. He acted superior and was most unfriendly. I know others rave about this place but I do not see the attraction - what bartender ignores someone sitting at bar. Most Spanish I have met have been very friendly but not here. Being... More 

Thank LindyRD
Sherman, Texas, United States
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

This is the coolest place ever. My wife and I fell in love with it. It's an extremely small and simple space, but we were lucky enough to get a seat at the bar on 2 separate occasions. We could have sat there and watched the bartenders all night if the drinks weren't so strong. First of all, there is... More 

Thank Daniel W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Surprisingly found here getting out of the random rain in September 2015. Barcelona impressed me a lot but here was by far one of the best bars I have ever been in. Small, quiet but lively with top class service and drinks. So impressed and if I'm ever in Barcelona again Itl be the first place I go. I don't... More 

Thank NiamhC2
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

We visited this cocktail bar just off La Rambla. It's said to be the oldest cocktail bar in Barcelona. There was a big group of us but that did not put the bar man off who was entertaining and efficient at producing the 9 cocktails we ordered. Cocktails were lovely and he also improvised with some cocktails to make them... More 

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Cleckheaton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

Been twice, and a real gem. Beautiful interior, and lots of class. However, the barman who served us was uninterested in providing friendly service, and was rude to the point of contemptuous at our ignorance. We don't all spend our time in cocktail bars and a little friendly interaction would make this place unmissable. Won't return

Thank Victoria H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

We stumbled on this cocktail bar on our way back to our hotel - we didn't leave until 2am. The atmosphere was great, busy but chilled out if that makes sense. You could actually here yourself talk! The cocktails, at 10 euros each, were amazing. Very talented bar staff who make great tasting cocktails. The bar itself has interesting decor,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

What a top find. Really good and attentive barman. You can order whatever cocktail you want. Is around 10 euro a cocktail which isn't too bad. Would highly recommend.

Thank Jonnym_7
Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Very small bar, nice atmosphere, not cheap but good size drinks. No menu for cocktails but lots of choice of alcohol to choose from

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Barcelona's most famous street was once a dry riverbed. Now, La Rambla is a 1200-metre boulevard, and a major draw for visitors. During the day, La Rambla fills with pedestrians, some of which stroll past impressive human statues and artists while others take a break to people-watch while enjoying a drink at one of the many terraces. Housed here is the iconic Boqueria Market that offers one of the most varied and appetising selections of local produce and specialty meats and treats. While it’s important for tourists to keep an eye on their belongings at all times, this area is most safely explored in the daytime and is a must see for everyone who visits.
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