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Lando Barcelona

Lando Barcelona

Lando Barcelona

Address Passatge de Pere Calders 6; 08015 Barcelona
off Parlament between Viladomat and Comte Borrell
Neighbourhood Sant Antoni | See on map
Metro Poble Sec [L3], Sant Antoni [L2]
Telephone +34 93 348 5530
Website http://lando.es/
https://www.facebook.com/landorestaurant
Price Lunch menu EUR 18 with drink. Dinner menu EUR 35 plus drinks.
Hours Wed-Thur 13-24. Fri 13-02:30. Sat 12-02:30. Sun 12-24.

Led by the insanely popular brunch venue Federal Café, this particular corner of Sant Antoni has long been a magnet for foodies and trendy thirty-somethings and this little hotspot has only amplified the pull. Set in a converted garage space, Lando sports spartan yet charming, good looks, a just-right buzz and a more than decent cuisine.

Bernard Benbassat, a French chef who has made quite a name for himself in macrobiotic circles, has been consulted for advice. The inspiration is global – tempura, ceviche and raviolis all feature regularly – but things are kept simple. It’s light and relatively uncomplicated cooking that focuses on seasonal ingredients, mostly local and organic.

Set three-course menus are offered for lunch and dinner, each with a couple of alternatives for starters, mains and desserts, and both changed weekly. Those with a bigger appetite can top up with dishes from the all-day wall menu, which can be ordered at the bar and on the outdoor terrace, too. On weekends, there are also brunch-friendly egg dishes and baked goods available.

Although tucked away in a quiet alleyway, the place gets busy and reservations are advisable. However, as bookings are taken for the inside tables only, it’s usually possible to hustle a spot outside or at the bar. And as drinks service continues until close (the kitchen shuts down around eleven), you can turn this outing into a proper night out.

Agenda

  • Sònar Festival 2017
  • June 15 - 18
  • Sònar Festival 2017
  • Hipsters and electronica – Barcelona’s three-day advanced music and multimedia art festival in June. And OFF Sònar parties.

  • Sitges Film Festival 2017
  • October 5 - 15
  • Sitges Film Festival 2017
  • This small but well-respected festival based in Sitges runs with an emphasis on sci-fi and the mysterious, ensuring that the German leather crowd won’t be the only trolls in town.

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