“Day or night, there’s always a warm Catalan welcome at Boadas. Opened all the way back in 1933, this art deco cocktail bar is the oldest in the city. Located not far off the Ramblas, it caters to a cool, artsy and often moneyed crowd – the place attracts a lot of regulars rather than the ‘pop in once to tick it off the list’ tourist crowd, and the odd famous…” – Read more


“Boadas es un pequeño bar de cócteles, con madera interior todo el camino a través, justo en las Ramblas, Plaza de Catalunya…” – Read more



“On this most recent trip (2003) to Barcelona, I tried to make it a point to track down some of the best bars that I could find in the short time that I was in town. So far, the bartenders at both of the other bars I had visited had highly recommended to me that I check out Boadas, and so on one of my last days in Barcelona I did some searching on the internet in order to find out where it was located. I was surprised to discover that I must have walked right by it several times already as I was scouting about the city…” – Read more



“Boadas Cocktail Bar, located in the middle of Las Ramblas, was opened by Cuban-born Miguel Boadas in the 1940s and is now run …” – Read more



“Barcelona’s oldest cocktail bar, opened in 1933, is just a few steps off the Ramblas, a hundred metres or so down from the Canaletes fountain…” – Read more




Boadas Cocktail Bar Barcelona. Famous cocktail bar in Barcelona mostly for being the oldest cocktail bar in Barcelona. Boadas has is probably also the smallest bar in Barcelona but is big on old world cocktail bar charm with bartenders in uniform shaking up the drinks and… – Read more