Senyor Vermut Barcelona

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Senyor Vermut – Best bravas in the city

I first called into this vermuteria on the insistence of a very good friend. “You have to go,” he entreated. “You’ll love their croquettes.”

So, I went, and I enjoyed their croquettes, and I enjoyed their cheese, cod and mushroom mini-croquettes too, and I also enjoyed their patates braves. Excellent. In fact, this popular and busy bar-restaurant has often been voted as serving the best patates braves in the city, and they cost just 2,95€. Bargain.

I’ve tried their mandonguilles (meatballs) and was not disappointed. Delicious. As is their fricandó.

I’ve visited me than a dozen times over the past few years, each time dipping into something new, and have never been disappointed. And so it goes.

They have a good selection of draft and bottled beers and some very good, reasonably priced wines and vermouths.

It’s a cheerful, popular after-work hangout, and if you want to get a seat you’ll need to get there fairly soonish after opening time. I’ve heard a few French voices amid the mostly Catalan/Spanish throng — however, in all the times I’ve called in, I’ve never yet heard an English voice — so, if being a locals’ local is on your dial then it’s well worth a visit.

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Details about this spot



Carrer de Provença 85, Barcelona

Telephone number


Opening Times

Tue - Wed 18:00 - 23:00, Thu 12:00 - 16:00 & 18:00 - 23:00, Fri - Sat 12:00 - 23:00, Sun 12:00 - 16:00


Patates braves: € 2.95

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