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ABaC Restaurant

Avinguda Tibidabo, 1, 08022 Barcelona, Spain
+34 933 19 66 00
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“tasting menu” (86 reviews)
“chinese bread” (6 reviews)
“grilled eel” (5 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Avinguda Tibidabo, 1, 08022 Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed 19 July 2017

This place i will remember forever and in a good way . Sometimes you encounter tasting experiences that really are exceptional and unique . well this place is really in that category . I went for 16 tastes all the way and didn t regret...More

2  Thank Genieterke188644
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

This was one of the best meals I've ever had. We went for the small 15 course menu with wine pairings. The dinner started with two courses in the kitchen where we met the chef. The first course which was a macaroon served on a...More

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

After spending 4.5 hours getting our "short" menu, having to ask for butter multiple times, waiting exceptionally long between courses, and then at the end having them refuse to give us separate checks for our nearly 2000 euro bill and standing above us while they...More

Thank JakartaExpat79
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

The AbaC is located in it's own pavilion next to the ABaC Hotel. You have to ring to gain access. They served our pre-dinner drinks at the terrace, which was nice. There are two - large - set menus to choose from (12 or 17...More

2  Thank Andreas-INN
Reviewed 5 July 2017

To start we were shown the kitchen and given starters, the first one was great and woke up the palate, but the second one killed the palate, downhill from there. I stopped the wine Stewart from pouring wine with the wrapping still around the neck...More

Thank iiidanielgm
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Abac is such an unexpected and exclusive experience I will remember this evening for a long time. From having to ring a bell to be granted access; to the before dinner drinks on the patio overlooking the garden to the great service and food and...More

Thank Thehandsometraveler1
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Very much the complete dining experience, from being seated in the lush green courtyard for an aperitif, the quick kitchen tour and the first two courses, to the formal but yet very intimate dining room, all accompanied by absolute first class service dispensed like a...More

1  Thank livinitup2015
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Our visit started with two bits of weird but the rest of the experience was outstanding. Bits of weird: 1) the entrance is non-descript. There is a sign by an intercom which we rang. It was hard to hear the other end but we told...More

Thank Kerissa1119
Reviewed 11 June 2017

This was a magical experience to dine here -- we chose the "avant garde" tasting menu with wine parings. From the warm hospitality to the exquisite culinary adventure, it was a meal I shall remember for the rest of my life. The sommelier was brilliant...More

2  Thank sms123456
Reviewed 11 June 2017

This lucky pick give me so much pleasure to all of my senses that I could say one of the top5 restaurants in the world that I have been. If you decide to visit this magnificent place I recommend you to take the full tasting...More

Thank Natalija K
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Wendy S
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Response from WalterMHalifaxUK | Reviewed this property |
I'd give it a miss if I were you. The chef who created the original ABaC now has his own place in Barcelona. It is called Celeri and I think you will find it a much more rewarding experience. His ethos is based on pleasing... More
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$167 - US$193
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avinguda Tibidabo, 1, 08022 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona
  • Phone Number: +34 933 19 66 00
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In 2000 ABaC Restaurant opened its doors in his first location, Carrer del Rec 79 in Barcelona. In May 2008 changed to his new address in Avenida Tibidabo, 1. The gastronomy is the fundamental axis of the project. The restaurant awarded with 2** Michelin, and nominated by The Best Restaurant 2011 in Catalonia by the Catalan Academy of Gastronomy, can seat up to 56 diners. Located in the newly constructed pavilion in direct contact with the garden, the interior and the exterior are found through large windows. It is a caprice of whites, in all tones. In a calm, neutral and elegant atmosphere, the sense of sophistication is shaped by the small details and the materials used, as well as a sophisticated combination of lights. The kitchen of 200 m2 has been designed by Joaquim Casademont. It is a black container, in which stainless steel furniture takes all leadership, an effect that has been reinforced by the lighting, a route marked by leds serves as a guide and allows the guests to cross it. Rooms for private events with a capacity of 20 to 60 diners respectively, complete its restoration facilities. The "Lounge Bar", which opens until 2.00 p.m. and where the music, light and color of the room subtly change;There is also an extensive cellar, offering near 1000 references, and from which you can select your perfect wine. Chef Jordi Cruz and his team of young professionals develop a creative cusine of superb technique, based on the product and which meets both creativity and tradition. In addition, our attentive yet friendly service create a professional but relaxed atmosphere, which makes ABaC holder of 2** Michelin.
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