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Espai Kru

#224 of 7,972 Restaurants in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence
££££
Neighbourhood:
Montjuic
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Lleida, 7, 08004 Barcelona, Spain
+34 934 24 81 52
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13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 23:30
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Dublin, Ireland
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Expensive treat of amazing seafood, crab croquettes, Squid so soft and so well cooked and presented, and finally a Lobster type paella to die for. Or try next door same group of restaurants for Tapas

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Thank Peadar O
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

My husband doesn't eat fish so the restaurant (specialized in raw fish) was not the best option. The service was great and tried to adapt to our preferences, they even offered us a desert out of the menu! Wagyu is amazing, also the steak trartar and the single pieces of seafood prepared in different ways. Good option, quite expensive but... More 

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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67 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Food for your senses. I loved the oysters, and the tomato tartar and the beef... oh the food was really delicious. I found the interior a bit cold (we were upstairs) but the service was very nice and warm.

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Thank Carole M
Barcelona, Spain
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321 reviews
304 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

I visited the place with my couple for celebrating Christmast, we had one of our best culinary experience ever. Despite we were there for the first time we didn't ask the menu but we asked different dishes. To my opinion, the turbot was the best one, you can even eat the spines, and the lobster tartar was the second place.... More 

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Thank David P
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

I went to this restaurant yesterday. The foods were good. The staffs were better. Even I have just tried only 30s restaurant in Barcelona, Espai Kru is one of the two restaurant I enjoyed every dish I had ordered. I'm back one day.

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Thank Pariwat P
St. Helena, California
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

On the basis of ours and our friends Barcelona restaurant experiences this restaurant seems to be the most refined seafood venue in this restaurant rich city. I am not a shellfish fan (I enjoyed a very nicely prepared sea bass), but my wife is and here she thought herself to arrived in seafood paradise: selection, variety, innovative but not overly... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

I've been to around 60-70 restaurants in my 3 years in Barcelona and I was always excited to try Espai Kru, which is on the expensive side so I was saving for some form of special occasion. Having been, I can honestly say I think this might be the best restaurant in Barcelona. I'm not a particularly adventurous eater so... More 

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42 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

It was supposed to be a dinner with business partners and it turned into an amazing dinner with fresh and tasty seafood served in special dished. Each fish had the specific type of dish and presentation. Perfect place for a valuable dinner and for special occasions, in here you will leave the sign! Very kind staff and good service. Prices... More 

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Thank Davide T
London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Taster menu - and it was really worth it! Fabulous selection, preparation and presentation. What an experience, loved every bit of it. We went two years ago, and will be back again as soon as possible.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Everything was great! The food, the service, was very good. Although it's a bit expensive, it was worth it.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$65 - US$86
Cuisine
Japanese, Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish, Contemporary, Healthy, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 23:30
Monday
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 23:30
Thursday
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 23:30
Friday
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 23:30
Saturday
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lleida, 7, 08004 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Montjuic
  • Neighbourhood: Montjuic
  • Phone Number: +34 934 24 81 52
Description
The upstairs of Rias de Galicia becomes a "sea" of little dishes, more casual, more fun, more imaginative, and more economical. A modern setting, with a kitchen bar where chefs prepare many dishes in front of customers. Two Rías in one. The menu has two parts. The main one based on elaborations without fire, is an anthem to the "product". And a second one where we discover the fire.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Montjuic

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Montjuic
Beyond the four columns standing guard at the Plaça Espanya, beyond even the extravagant and colourful fountains guiding your way up the boulevard, stands the impressive and towering structure of the Palau Nacional, the national museum. At this very spot in front of the cascades of the central fountain, Freddie Mercury and Montserrat Caballe gave the performance of their lifetimes to welcome the 1992 Olympic Games to this magnificent city. And true to its anticipation, the games transformed the city, reimagining the mountain of Montjuic with the development of an arena, stadium, and many other sporting facilities that are open to visitors year-round. Surrounding the adjacent side of the plaza are well-established hotels catering to business guests and a shopping mall transformed out of a historic bullfighting arena.
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