If you are one of those who like to taste new things in the kitchen and experiment with innovative flavors and techniques, you have found the ideal place to do it: Disfrutar restaurant in Barcelona. Directed out of the mythical El Bulli of Ferran Adrià, the three chefs of Disfrutar, Mateu Casañas, Oriol Castro and Eduard Xatruch, have brought avant-garde cuisine to Barcelona and also to Cadaqués, where they opened their first restaurant, Compartir.
Ceramics of Mediterranean Sea on Disfrutar restaurant
But before beginning to taste the dishes of this restaurant in Barcelona, the first thing that surprises us is space. At the entrance we welcome a framework of forging and ceramics with a bar where you can make an aperitif. From there you can access a corridor from where you can see the kitchen. The Disfrutar dining room is a great open, white and very bright space inspired by fishing villages of the Mediterranean. Ceramics are the main protagonist of the entire restaurant, evoking the Mediterranean Sea. At the end of the room there is a large window that overlooks a terrace where you can have a drink after dinner. A cozy and sober space that makes you feel comfortable right from the start.
The treatment of the room service is excellent, and at all times they accompany you during the menu to explain you as well as serving you. And from the dining room you can see the kitchen, which is usual in many restaurants of Barcelona and that makes it even more valuable the cooks job, seeing them create such complex elaborations.
Disfrutar: a surprise for all your senses
Disfrutar Barcelona allows you to choose between two seasonal menus or two menus with classic dishes from the restaurant. Each one has between 20 or 30 dishes, depending on the menu, and also offer you the option of pairing with the wines. A highly recommended experience.
Among the most iconic dishes that you can taste at Disfrutar and that the waiters are responsible for explaining when you need it, there are the spherical olives, heirs of El Bulli, a Chinese bread stuffed with Beluga caviar and sour cream, a gazpacho sorbet sandwich, such a great discovery, carbonara macaroni that are not what they look like, and other dishes that surprise you with originality, excellence and extraordinary taste. And if the dishes are a surprise after another, the desserts do not leave you indifferent with reinterpretations of traditional desserts such as bread with chocolate or whiskey cake.
Without a doubt, a restaurant that can proudly display the two Michelin stars it has. And although it is not economic, the price in relation to quality, treatment and space is more than acceptable. If you want to enjoy a complete culinary experience in Barcelona, Disfrutar is your restaurant.