Restaurants

Japanese in La Rambla & Barri Gòtic

Koy Shunka

Down a narrow lane north of the cathedral, Koy Shunka opens a portal to exquisite dishes from the East – mouth-watering sushi, sashimi, seared Wagyu beef and flavour-rich seaweed salads are served alongside inventiv…
Japanese in La Sagrada Família & L'Eixample

Can Kenji

If you want to go Japanese in Barcelona, this is the place. The chef of this understated little izakaya (the Japanese version of a tavern) gets his ingredients fresh from the city's markets, with traditional Japanes…
Japanese in La Sagrada Família & L'Eixample

Koyuki

This unassuming basement Japanese diner is one of those rough-edged diamonds that it pays to revisit. Sit at a long table and order from the cheesy menu complete with pictures courtesy of the Japanese owner – you wo…
Japanese in La Ribera

Nakashita

Brazil's particular immigration story means it has a tradition of superb Japanese food, and the Brazilian chef at Nakashita is no slouch, turning out excellent sashimi, maki rolls, soft shell crab and kakiage (a mix…
Japanese in La Sagrada Família & L'Eixample

Shibui

One of Barcelona's most highly rated sushi restaurants, this is where the rich and famous – along with sushi-loving locals – come to dine on good-quality Japanese food. Go for the sushi and sashimi 'platters', which…