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Kirin

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El Raval
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Ronda Universitat, 20, 08007 Barcelona, Spain
+34 934 88 29 19
Today
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 23:00
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135 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

I would guess that most people who eat here do it more for price than for quality, and with that in mind, Kirin does a good job of filling you up with average quality sushi roll offerings including a drink and gelato. We left lunch full and only spent 20 euros. The dumplings were pretty good. The sushi rolls were... More 

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Thank RYYS
Turku, Finland
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2015

We came here because of the adverts in various brouchures, and because sushi is so expensive in our home country. We arrived right after they opened the doors for lunch and did not feel very welcome. We thought that it was because they were in a hurry but the same continued for every guest that arrived. Not a single "thank... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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24 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2015

I personally enjoy this place. Japanese food is very delicious. It's a buffet, so you can eat how much you want to. One of the best sushi in barcelona and I like the fact that the food is spinning. On the other hand the stuff is really rude and unpleasant, therefore if the service is importnant to you - it's... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2015

Whoooo, where should i begin ?? First of all i am myself an idiot because i went there 7 times at least and the quality has gone really LOW but it was already BAD at first. First i want to criticize the abominable service which is as horrible as the food, you the tall chinese guy, you the small chinese... More 

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Thank t v
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

This was the worst experience my boyfriend and I have ever had at a sushi train ever... The staff are SO rude and the food was horrible to say the least!! I wish I had read other reviews before wasting my time and money here! Do me a favour and don't waste your time going!

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Copenhagen
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

Been here years in a row. This time however the quality had fallen so dramatically that not even the quantity could make up for it. Don't go here - the staff won't even give you a smile....

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Michigan
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167 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2015 via mobile

The waitress was a touch rude about us coming in 30 minutes prior to closing. We are relatively quickly since it was easy to pick things. When we asked for the check, she told us dessert was included and to get some. Interesting, considering she was trying to get us to leave. Nothing too crazy when it came to selection... More 

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chyna106
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

Worst sushi buffet place I've ever been to in my life. Hot food, actually if you're lucky it will be warm...is very oily and not edible. They use cheap Chinese seaweed for the seaweed salad and they only real sushi fish they have is salmon and tuna. On top of all that the service is very very rude and they... More 

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2015

After reading a number of less than flattering reviews, we were in two minds as to whether we should risk Kirin for supper tonight. So we went in and asked to see the teppanyaki selection and my wife Carol was more than satisfied. Likewise I examined the sushi belt with care. Was the produce fresh? Tasty looking? Did I recognise... More 

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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2015 via mobile

Nice visit with whole family. Everybody liked the food. Buffet type place with rolling food line. Good seafood. Excellent Japanese beer. The service was only average...

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 23:00
Monday
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 23:00
Thursday
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 23:00
Friday
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 23:00
Saturday
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ronda Universitat, 20, 08007 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > El Raval
  • Neighbourhood: El Raval
  • Phone Number: +34 934 88 29 19

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Staying in El Raval

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El Raval
Once a downtrodden corner of downtown Barcelona, this gritty area has seen a cultural resurgence boasting an excellent nightlife and one of the most multi ethnic spots in the entire city. A sense of humble authenticity protrudes from the many independent record stores, second hand shops, and student bars that seem to light up the streets day and night. The rocking epicenter, the MACBA Plaça, is a modern day forum for bohemian youth, abuzz with the sights and sounds of late-night gatherings and talented skateboarders showing off their latest tricks.
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