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Boadas Cocktails

Open Now: 12:00 PM - 3:00 AM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 3:00 AM
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Great Cocktails in Legendary Bar

A Barcelona classic since the 1930s, Boadas is small and intimate but still lively. It's always a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Mikael C
Copenhagen, Denmark

As we were staying in a hotel in Plaça Reial we were only a relatively short walk from Boadas... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 6 March 2017

So, #MWC17, aka Mobile World Congress 2017. We came here as a group of six, after three of us had scouted the old town and identified this bar as definitely worth checking out. TripAdvisor reviews were also glowing, so why not? The place is small,...More

21  Thank 712robink
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 11 December 2013

I have been coming to Barcelona for 32 years. Boadas is my favourite place for drinks. Tonight we went in before dinner. The mojitos were amazing. As they and all other cocktails have been. But we went in for a digestif. We had 2 Dama...More

7  Thank Turntheheatdown
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A Barcelona classic since the 1930s, Boadas is small and intimate but still lively. It's always a mix of locals and visitors and the atmosphere is always friendly. The cocktails are exceptional and made with professionalism and love.

Thank Mikael C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

As we were staying in a hotel in Plaça Reial we were only a relatively short walk from Boadas Cocktails and what a great find this was. Walking in and I knew I would enjoy my visit here, cool decor and furnishings including a cool...More

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Reviewed 10 October 2018

My husband and I stopped by this place because of its' history and they carried a particular whiskey he's been wanting to try. The place is very small, tucked away in corner off Las Ramblas. The drinks were made good and strong, older crowd, but...More

Thank grrracie
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Wow! We were recommended to try out this place by friends in the know – and what a GREAT place – like a timewarp to the 1940s. A proper, old-school, cocktail bar, very dark and very intimate, where everyone looks a bit gangster-y and devious....More

Thank Rickanstis
Reviewed 22 September 2018

Great night, nice place, delicious cocktails and very good service. My dry martini was perfect i ll be back. This is a must visit place for cocktails

Thank mary s
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

Amazing little bar with a great atmosphere. There is a menu but we just let the guys make the cocktails, we told them we like gin and they did the rest. The best cocktails we've had! Price: standard prices for cocktails when compared to london....More

Thank MargotronT800
Reviewed 17 September 2018

We really enjoyed our drinks here, the atmosphere is great and the staff are very friendly. Their cocktail marking skills are impressive and all the ones we tried were delicious and strong, highly recommend!

Thank jade_barrett
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

If you didn’t hear about this bar from friends or through TA, you wouldn’t know to find it. Small bar, next to Las Ramblas. Did not expect to find a bar like this in such a touristic area. Once you enter it, it feels like...More

Thank zjerre
Reviewed 7 September 2018

had a cracking whisky drink in here, and i dont even like whisky. simple and elegant bar. drinks menu is very clear to understand as there was only a few on it. They dont speak english, so learn some spanish, this aint the red lion...More

Thank kdog67
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Great cocktails- friendly, knowledgeable and experienced bar men. Lovely atmosphere and cocktails as they should be made

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14 April 2018|
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Response from Susie M | Reviewed this property |
There is no menu at all. You either tell them which cocktail you would like from the classics (mojoto/margharita etc); or you tell them your preferences (which spirit you like, whether you like sweet or sour, long or short... More
26 May 2016|
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Response from Holidaystar67 | Reviewed this property |
You won't get a cocktail class of the sort you're thinking of in Boadas. It's a proper old school bar and has changed very little over the years. No drinks menus, no food, just incredibly knowledgeable bar staff, (even if... More