Gato Negro (Espit Chupito) bar

If you are planning on visiting Barcelona and looking for a special place to warm up before a long night party then ¨Gato Negro¨ is definitely the place to be. Located close to …

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If you are planning on visiting Barcelona and looking for a special place to warm up before a long night party then ¨Gato Negro¨ is definitely the place to be. Located close to Barcelona city center, on Carrer Consell de Cent 268, this bar offers an experience that you probably can live in just few places around the world. The combination between the lovely personnel, the wide variety of shots, the originality that characterises this place and the average prices makes ¨Gato Negro¨ one of the biggest night attractions for tourists (and not only).

The location operates as a snack bar in a calm and cozy environment starting with 7 pm, but at night this place transforms into a totally different place.  One of the cool things about this bar is the fact that they use personal recipes to make their amazingly tasty cocktails. Besides this, you get the possibility to choose from a variety of more than 300 ¨chupitos¨ (shots). The different fragrances (tiramisu, cucumber, crème etc.) and the additional treats (oranges, lemons, pineapple etc.) that come along with them can take you to your tasting limits. Some of the most popular ones are named after celebrities or movie characters like Harry Potter and Monica Lewinsky.

Even though the space provided is not so large and sometimes you may find it hard to find a place to sit, this place is packed almost every day of the week.  What makes of this ¨chupito¨ bar so original are not the products it offers but the way they are offered. Let the bartenders surprise you with big shows of flames, flair bartending and crazy human interaction. Leave your shyness back home and prepare yourself to be the star of the night while experiencing the art of shot tasting. We guarantee you´ll have a lot of fun and even make some new friends! Go check it out!

 

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