Luxury dining plans to enjoy in Barcelona (PART II)
If you liked the first part of our luxury gastronomic proposals in Barcelona, you can not miss this article where a second part also focused on luxury gastronomy prevailing in the city. This time we focus on some of the most stunning hotel restaurants.
Hotels that propose both haute cuisine and luxury services
1. Gran Hotel La Florida
The restaurant menus, the result of the experience of its chefs in various restaurants in the world in which they have worked.
Cristina Roures, director of the luxury establishment located at the top of Tibidabo, tribute the new gastronomic.
For example, the restaurant’s menu Barcelonas consists of fusion dishes after its chef, Ivan Tarragó, 37 years old, has spent the last ten years of his life working in various restaurants in Indonesia, Kuwait, Sri Lanka , Mexico and the UK, although without forgetting the solid foundation of the classic Catalan cuisine.
The tasting menu is a stroll through the influences of distant cuisines but without artifice, always giving prominence to the product.
From the terraces of the Gran Hotel La Florida you can see the different Barcelonas ans the natural areas that crown the summit can be seen. In the menu of one of its restaurants, the Gran Hotel La Florida offers snacks such as snack kamut; Gambon starters like hummus with mousse, tartare semi-dried tomatoes, thai and green curry vinaigrette; the corn ravioli, Tou dels Til.lers, butter, lavender, quince, macadamia and truffle oil; cod with chickpeas masala, coconut and phytoplankton; or short-rib confit with white asparagus, artichoke puree, shimenji, Enokitake and crunchy candy vinegar.
Moments of deep physical and mental relaxation in the SPA Gran Hotel La Florida
Travelers looking for a relax time and we can find what they are looking at the spa at the Gran Hotel La Florida.
It is said that fresh air is a great way to recover from exercise, optimize the elimination of toxins and revitalize the body’s natural mechanisms. This treatment can be combined with a selection of spa inspired by ancient oriental, Indian and Arab influences.
The hotel also has a junior spa for children between 4 and 12 years, where treatments are acclimated around pictures or television series like Barbie, Hannah Montana and Hello Kitty.
Currently offers access to spa ZenZone a 30-minute treatment Sparience oxygen therapy treatment 50 minutes, welcome drink, bed and breakfast buffet.
The Gran Hotel La Florida in 1924 was the culmination of one of the dreams of Dr. Andreu, famous for the pills of the same name and to build the best hote
l in Barcelona in the magical setting of the top of the city. The landmark building has been reborn and is offered not only to visitors who stay, but the locals to enjoy the privileged enclave where they stayed Ernest Jemingway, James Stewart, George Sanders, Rock Hudson, Princess Fabiola and Prince Belgium and most recently, Bruce Springsteen.
For more information about the hotel and for any contact, visit the Hotel La Florida website.
2. The Hotel Duquesa de Cardona, the hotel offers the best views over Barcelona
A hotel that preserves the essence of the sixteenth century
In Barcelona capital in an unbeatable location in the very Paseo Colón, facing the Port Vell and behind the Gothic Quarter, is located the Duquesa de Cardona Hotel.
A charming hotel boutique occupies a palace of the sixteenth century, a period in which the great Catalan lineages used to house the court in their manors.
It was restored in 1850 when it acquired its neoclassical stamp and it seems that the fate of the building to stand firm despite the passage of time. As in the sixteenth century, the service is familiar and attentive, elegant decor, pristine qualities, neutral, warm and very elegant tonalities … Only the styles are differents, but the essence remains.
An amazing views of the port of Barcelona!
Duquesa de Cardona hotel has two exclusive meeting rooms and a terrace-solarium where large umbrellas in natural tones stand out on the wooden floor and the furniture and you can see the spectacular view over the port of Barcelona or enjoy the seasonal pool. It has a select breakfast buffet with the best seasonal products.
The terrace space Sea Breeze sixth floor is divided into two parts in boxes of lavender aromatic plants; It is an area for sunbathing and splashing in the pool (guests only), and the other to eat and relax with a drink.
So, it is on the terrace with swimming pool, solarium, bar and restaurant on the top floor of the Hotel Duquesa de Cardona, where you can enjoy a magnificent view of the port of Barcelona while drink a Cardona cocktail that we recommend.
This terrace has consolidated in recent years in some of the most genuine points for hotel guests and local city seeking shelter to escape at any time of day from the bustle of the city and where to contemplate the sea route in an environment sophisticated. On Mondays, you can enjoy live jazz.
The hotel is located in Passeig Colom 12 and we suggest you visit their official website for more information about the Duquesa de Cardona Hotel and restaurant services .
3. Art in modernism Barcelona Hotel Brummell
A tropical modernism
Brummel Hotel is located in the Poble Sec. A sophisticated hotel that has 20 rooms and two suites in a fabulous penthouse, one with great views at the park of Montjuïc, and the other views to the city of Barcelona. – All designed by Crick and Tommy King Tang that describe his eclectic style elegant with a touch of tropical modernism inspired the architect originally from Sri Lanka, Geoffrey Bawa.
Facilities and services of the highest level.
On the other hand, The Box Social restaurant is run by the young Australian chef Damien Bolger. Damien prepares the typical food, seemingly simple recipes such as vegetables, meat, fish, creams and salads- but perfectly seasoned with spices from around the world to give a certain sophistication and bring freshness to the dish.
The objective is to make you discover how lovely it can be Barcelona from a Boutique Hotel. Proposes awakening in one of its 20 designer rooms, charge batteries with a delicious breakfast in the restaurant, relax in a sauna and then take a luxurious swim in the pool.
All in an exquisite space, divided into three very distinct and to which most pleasant parts. The first is the great room, very Swedish style with wooden furniture and light; uncluttered, just some small details that give warmth and color. It then reaches the most special place, a courtyard garden half to half sun in the shade, with fountains full of rose petals and relaxing water dripping. Finally, a multifunctional space that serves both to expand if necessary the restaurant as a bar or cocktail area.