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C/Comte d'Urgell, 272 | C/Comte d'Urgell, 272, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
+34 933 21 90 04
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13:00 - 15:45
20:30 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 13:00 - 15:45
Mon - Sat 20:30 - 23:30
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

About 15 years ago, when I still lived in Barcelona, and Shibui was in its start up face, it was a pioneer in fine Japanese cuisine. A part from maybe at the time "El Japonés" in Passatge de la Concepció, Shibui didn't have much competition to fear, it was absolutely outstanding. I remember having lunch there once, must have been... More 

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Thank JaffeCH
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Too expensive for the food you get. It is served as a mess. Not so much variation. Too little and the waiters don't speak English. They keep smiling and are friendly. They don't have a English menu. Never go back

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Thank Robin V
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Best sushi I've ever had. The food is amazing, and beautifully presented, the space and decoration are also expectacular! I RECOMEND 100%.

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Thank Esther C
Barcelona, Spain
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

We have been in the restaurant many times and it has always been a very good experience. The quality of the neguri and the sashimi is high. The toro is always very nice, particularly the one which is slightly grilled. The personnel is friendly although they change too often the staff

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Thank Brunex55
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016

This restaurant was highly recommended to us...so we were looking forward to a good meal. Unfortunately we didn't get it ...started badly with a very bad welcome....... Starters....actually very very good.. The main courses came along one dish was crawling with ants...which the waitress attempted to squash till she realised there were too many ...the other dish ...wagu beef with... More 

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Thank jean b
Vilanova i la Geltru, Spain
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38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016

we made a reservation with el tenedor, we were welcomed and put in a quiet romantic corner, we ordered oysters, which were DELICIOUS, the sushi was very good also and so was the wagyu carpaccio. everything was great, just a little pricey....

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Thank Paulo152906
Montreux, Switzerland
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

The welcome to the restaurant is terrible. There were at least two receptionists who supposed to attend each guest. But these two ladies were not even able to keep up with two clients. It was very disappointing, annoying..as 20mins without any gestures to be welcomed in any restaurants is absolutely terrible, unacceptable, if it had been my restaurant, these two... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2016

One of the Best Japanese in Barcelona. Nice selection of wines (my choice Gewustraminer Vines de Vera). Sea weed salad is the must. As everything else!

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Thank Dmitry S
Barcelona, Spain
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120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

It is not just another japanese, Shibui is one of the few japanese resautants in Barcelona serving high quality sushi in a zen atmosphere. Rolls, makis and nigiris are very good, but the toro tartars and sashimis are gorgeous. If you are a group from 5 to 10 (and especilly if you go with kids) ask for the private traditional... More 

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Thank Marc L
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36 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2015

Excellent lunch today, quality wise. But for 59 EUR I expected more from the service. The toro mixed sushi at 29 EUR was great, with 6 nigiris and 1 maki. The starter at 11 EUR was monkfish liver, delicious. Dessert was a citrus milfeuilles with raspberry icecream, also good if not memorable. The house wine was a very unremarkable Verdejo... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$27 - US$37
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible, Digital Payments
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 15:45
Monday
13:00 - 15:45
20:30 - 23:30
Tuesday
13:00 - 15:45
20:30 - 23:30
Wednesday
13:00 - 15:45
20:30 - 23:30
Thursday
13:00 - 15:45
20:30 - 23:30
Friday
13:00 - 15:45
20:30 - 23:30
Saturday
13:00 - 15:45
20:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: C/Comte d'Urgell, 272 | C/Comte d'Urgell, 272, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Eixample
  • Neighbourhood: Eixample
  • Phone Number: +34 933 21 90 04

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Staying in Eixample

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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 exemplified by the comfortable and lavish five-star hotels that flank the divine and modernistic buildings from some of the world’s most recognised architects such as Gaudi and Montaner.
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