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 Plaza Mayor & Royal Madrid

Sublime Tokyo

In Japan, Sublime Tokyo is a chain with nearly 300 locations, but this cosy restaurant is their first overseas eatery. Specialising in authentic Tokyo cuisine such as okonomiyaki – a type of omelette made with cabba…
Sushi in Palma de Mallorca

Japo Sushi Bar

You can't miss the hot-pink decor and dangling Japonica of this funky Santa Catalina sushi bar. Paper lanterns hang in the whitewashed interior, where you can dig into winningly fresh sushi, maki, sashimi and nigiri…
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…
Japanese in Malasaña & Chueca

Janatomo

Restaurateurs Tomoyuki and Eiko Ikenaga arrived in Spain in the 1950s and have watched Spaniards slowly become accustomed to foreign cuisines – sushi bars are now all the rage here. Their patience has paid off and n…