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Kappo Barcelona

Passatge de Lluis Pellicer, 24 | Passatge Lluis Pellicer, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
+34 930 08 17 10
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“bibimbap” (2 reviews)
“rice” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Japanese, Indian, Asian, Thai, Korean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Passatge de Lluis Pellicer, 24 | Passatge Lluis Pellicer, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My friend recommended me this restaurant, I’m not into Asian food, but the food here was just amazing, the flavors and the presentation was so good!! Everything we order was really good and the flavor is just perfect!! It’s a small place but very cozy...More

Thank Harry A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was just amazing!! I went with few friend and everything we order was so good and tasty!! We order for appetizer the dumpling mix is 12 dumpling 4 from Thailand, Japan and Korea, I love dumplings so for me is a perfect idea...More

Thank Elizabeth_PR21
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed every minute of our evening in this warm and charming restaurant. Our host Helena made every effort to explain the menu and help us make appropriate choices. Kappo offers an inspired fusion approach of different south Asian cuisines. Each plate was delicious with...More

1  Thank Francoiselyse
Reviewed 15 June 2017

The décor in this small restaurant is soft and warm. The young couple that operates this eatery is young, seems to be happy doing what they are. Her as Maître d' and him as Chef, the asian menu is proudly offered: Japan, Korea, Vietnam, India...More

1  Thank Robert S
Reviewed 7 May 2017

not vietnamese, not really any specific cuisine. we had a vietnamese salad that was pretty much all bean sprout. two corean plates that were in one case two salty and the beef hard and in the other case two spicy. dessert was with green tea...More

Thank WhateverMontreal
Carlos C, Propietario at Kappo Barcelona, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2017
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Nuestro restaurante es un mix de platos asiáticos de 6 paises distintos. No somos un restaurante vietnamita. Supongo que como...More

Reviewed 17 April 2017

Truly fantastic food. Our family had the best time, every dish was superb and the service was incredibly friendly. Vegetarian options were great, and we loved every bite. Total bill for 4 of us for 3 courses, including a bottle of wine and 4 soft...More

Thank Owain D
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Place is not that big so reservation is a must. We had the taster menu and got to say, appetizers were good!

Thank Mimi C
Reviewed 27 January 2017

This was a nice experience. The place is very small, but the friendly staff adds an almost family-like atmosphere. The menu is very small, but the dishes are carefully selected to show you the tastes from many parts of Asia, like e.g. Japan, Thailand or...More

Thank Mateusz Ś
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Dined here with friends and we were so disappointed. I ordered red Thai curry and the taste was mediocre. Neither did it look appealing and the portion of rice was tiny. My friend ordered bibimbap and said it was so disappointing as it did not...More

Thank KC1611
Carlos C, Propietario at Kappo Barcelona, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2017
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Sentimos que no les gustase nuestro restaurante. Creo que deberian educar su paladar e informarse antes de hacer una critica...More

Reviewed 22 January 2017

A small and cosy place in a good location. Very tasty food, a nice atmosphere, friendly service and very good value - what more do you want?

Thank K67589
Nearby
Eixample
Passing through the glorious Plaça Catalunya, you
enter the newer city district of Eixample, literally
translated as “extension,” which immediately becomes
recognisable by its more spacious streets and elegant
atmosphere. The main artery of this sizable district,
Passeig de Gracia, is lined with high-end
international designer stores. Not to be outdone, the
glitz and glamour of this zone is perhaps best
...More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 35
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Tuesday
8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Passatge de Lluis Pellicer, 24 | Passatge Lluis Pellicer, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Eixample
  • Neighbourhood: Eixample
  • Phone Number: +34 930 08 17 10
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Description
Carlos Coca Marine He trained at the School of hostelry emblematic Hoffman (awarded one Michelin star). During the two and a half years of his apprenticeship, he had the opportunity to work eventually with internationally renowned chefs Carles Gaig, Ramon Freixa, Joan Roca, Jean Luc Figueras and Mey Hoffman. After 7 years working in the Catalan capital, he decided it was time to meet new food cultures. The first destination was the UK, where he worked at the Hilton International hotel chain, performing the functions of head chef at Hotel Gourmet Bar. A year later, he decided a change of scenery with a business idea in mind. He moved to South Korea in the country where a company took control of its services, hiring him as head chef. When the one-year contract ended, he was offered an extension, which he refused because he was embarked on a journey of culinary training throughout Southeast Asia for six months. Upon his return, he began working in the Kappo project. CONCEPT: Carlos found a variety of ingredients that when combined all of them, resulting in a mixture of flavors, textures and aromas that can hardly go unnoticed on the palate in Asian cuisine. In addition, we would highlight, its healthy properties and bright colors. For these reasons, they decided to include in his letter kappo the most representative dishes from five Asian countries: Korea: Korean cuisine is a different Chinese cuisine and Japanese cuisine, best known in our country, although it has common roots and features, such as its use of soy and spices. It is quite different from them in ingredients, textures and flavors, besides being one of the healthiest cuisines in the world. To eat, they use chopsticks as in many Asian countries with the difference that Korean chopsticks are made of metal, not wood or plastic. Japan: Simplicity, naturalism and refinement. Japanese cuisine is a reflection of a civilization with more than two thousand years of tradition. Hence we get the idea to give our project the name that links this culinary culture with the art of doing: Kappo (culinary art, in Japanese). Thailand: Thai cuisine is known for being spicy, spicy and maintain a balance in the use of five fundamental flavors in each of their dishes: spicy, sour, sweet, salty and bitter. Also, the use of fresh herbs are part of the secret. Vietnam: It is known for its widespread use of soy sauce and hoisin sauce (its scent provides a unique character to the kitchen). The recipes of dishes from Vietnam use many vegetables, herbs and spices, some of them as, lime and coriander leaves .. Across all regions, the emphasis is always on serving fresh foods. India: It is varied and arises as a result of the diversity of cultures that have enriched along colonization occurred during several centuries. So they were incorporated different cooking practices brought by the settlers that eventually, they were mixing to become the set of trends that are known today. Most flavors of India are closely related to the significant use of spices and a variety of vegetables. Within this general trend, there is an enormous variety of local styles.
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