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Obrador Delacrem

Restaurants, Ice-cream parlours Dreta de l'Eixample
Obrador Delacrem
Foto: Andreu Font. In and Out Barcelona
Obrador Delacrem
Foto: Andreu Font. In and Out Barcelona
Obrador Delacrem
Foto: Andreu Font. In and Out Barcelona

Time Out says

Massimo Pignata’s Delacrem has become a Barcelona fixture since opening in 2010, and now the ice cream artisan has finally expanded his business to a second location. Obrador Delacrem isn’t just a carbon copy of the original spot, though; Pignata’s new adventure experiments with new flavours and allows patrons to see part of the ice cream–making process.

Sure, Pignata and his team still offer the classic flavours – they use seasonal fruits and therefore change their options based on the time of year – but they’re also are developing new recipes. The first additions to the menu? Vegan cashew cream, apricot and cashew, and roasted apricot with rosemary.

‘We have more equipment here: a grill, an oven to roast nuts, more room for a gluten-free preparation space,’ Pignata says. ‘I see Obrador as a centre for future developments, like a laboratory where we can come up with new ideas and experiment with new creations.’

Apart from ice cream, Obrador Delacrem has a simple café and also makes up horchata. Don’t leave without trying the house speciality, ‘affogato’: a scoop of ice cream inside a cup of coffee with milk ‘drowned’ by espresso. ‘Simple’, Pignata says, ‘but I don’t know anyone who doesn’t like it.’



Address: Passeig de Sant Joan, 59
La Dreta de l'Eixample
Opening hours: Mon-Wed noon-8.30pm; Thu noon-9.30pm; Fri, Sat noon-midnight; Sun noon-9.30pm

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