Torre Rosa

Sant Andreu
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Torre Rosa
Terrassa de la Torre Rosa

That sentence written in all the guidebooks about the 'incomparable setting' was likely invented to talk about Torre Rosa. Drinking a cocktail in a house formerly owned by one of the 'indios' or 'Americanos' (Catalans who left and made good on the other side of the pond and then returned to spend their wealth) can have a hand in making your heart skip a beat or two. This is possibly one of the most perfect places in Barcelona. Behind the bar you'll find Jordi Reig, who will tell you everything anyone could ever want to know about the different types of rum and how to mix a good mojito. If you aren't in the mind space for explanations and would rather imagine yourself in Havana, just head out to the terrace and do a bit of moon gazing.

Venue name: Torre Rosa
Address: Francesc Tàrrega, 22
Sant Andreu
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 7pm-2.30am; Sat, Sun, hols noon-3am.
Transport: Maragall (M: L4, L5), Congrés (M: L5)
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