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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%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (86 reviews)
“chinese bread” (6 reviews)
“foie gras” (30 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Avinguda Tibidabo, 1, 08022 Barcelona, Spain
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21 - 30 of 477 reviews

Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Amazing food. Exceptional service. And the presentation ........worthy of two Michelin stars!!! Well done. Will visit whenever I'm in Barcelona.

Thank JSN7
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

We booked ABaC in February for our trip to Barcelona in September! The staff welcomed us in a very classy way with a glass of Cava /prosecco/ in the terrace. They had two options for a menu - 16 course for 2,5 hours and 22...More

Thank Pavel Y
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Good service and ambiance but need to work on quality of food. We lovedthe presentation and the drinks thou.

Thank Babes C
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

The service and the ambiance was good, and the presentation was a five. However, they need to focus more on the taste and the flavors of the food. I expected a little more from a two Michelin star restaurant - it was good but not...More

1  Thank Amiter
Reviewed 10 September 2017

We dined better at ABaC then in other theorectically superior Michellin starred restaurants. The region and setting are gorgeous, service was perfect. Food was inventive and tasty; we loved every single plate. Good wine list. A must try while in Barcelona.

Thank acukiert
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

The service and ambience were outstanding as would be expected. The food was very good but not all courses were "out of this world". Perhaps too much focus on art and presentation than the food quality itself.

Thank Tien W
Reviewed 3 September 2017

The beautiful minimalist setting of the ABaC Hotel and restaurant reflects the hi-tech approach to the creativity of the young, handsome and personable chef Jordi Ruiz. The magical twenty two course lunch requires 3 hours which fly by quickly. The extensive menu of vegetable,fish and...More

Thank sobederm
Reviewed 23 August 2017

ABaC is located in a neighborhood of mansions, many of which have been converted to commercial purpose but one can imagine it in the day. ABaC is alongside it's hotel and provides a modern contrast to the neighborhood. If one is not a guest of...More

Thank Byron R
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

We had the longer tasting menu which was very good but not extraordinary. I expected more from a 2 Michelin stars restaurant. The place is very nice and service is excellent. Food is good but not memorable.

2  Thank BDN100
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

This was not just a dinner but a whole experience. We were welcomed in the restaurant garden to have a drink while chosing the menu. Then our journey started in the kitchen where we saw the cooks crew working and we started tasting a couple...More

Thank Federica G
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13 December 2017|
Response from Thehandsometraveler1 | Reviewed this property |
I would not take a 10 or 12 year old child. This restaurant is for very experienced diners and the time the meal takes may have any children getting bored and unruly. Unless you have trained your kids to behave and enjoy... More
Wendy S
3 May 2016|
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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

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 167 - USD 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, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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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Our attentive yet friendly service create a professional but relaxed atmosphere, which makes ABaC holder of 3 *** Michelin. In 2000 ABaC Restaurant opened its doors in his first location, Carrer 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, a
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