Celebrating 25 years in Barcelona, The Fairmont Rey Juan Carlos I has been completely refurbished. After finishing a tour of the stunning hotel and 19th-century gardens we decided to have afternoon tea at B24. The restaurant, located inside the lobby of the hotel, is decorated with elegance and sophistication. It is a great escape from the busy city as well as the heat and humidity of Barcelona’s hot summer days.
The heart of the exquisite atrium is the B24 restaurant. The fully renewed lobby area is chic and relaxing. The neutral colors of grey, cream, and white are accented with gold. The 400 lights over the lounge area with an additional 200 lights over the bar bring refinement and coziness to the grand 16 story atrium.
The low chairs and tables in the lounge area are a terrific spot for meeting people. If you prefer high tables and chairs, there is a beautiful long table accented with gold lamps and flowers in the middle of the lounge. For a more intimate setting, the long plush leather couches and chairs are the ideal place. Those wanting to be more social and relaxed are always welcome to sit on a stool around the bar. In addition to the bar, they also have a beautiful Terrace Restaurant.
This Fairmont hotel is the only hotel in Barcelona with a private helicopter pad. You can use it to go to and from any of Europe's 10 Best Islands, including Mallorca.
Food lovers can enjoy great cuisine and delicious Spanish dishes. Traditional items like patatas bravas and cured ham with flatbread, tomato, and olive oil are available. You can also order classics like Caesar salad, club sandwiches, beef sirloin, and smoked salmon.
Full and half orders are available on most menu items.
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Afternoon tea in Barcelona at The Fairmont is available from 3:30 pm to 11:30 pm.
Spanish Tea time consists of Catalan flatbread, cured ham, Manchego cheese, marinated olives, mini fuet salami, mussels, and Spanish potato omelet.
Varied Confectionary consists of almond biscuits, Baklava, chocolate biscuits, French éclair, fruit tartlet, macarons, muffin, Sachertorte, scones, and tarte Tatin.
Sweet fritters with tea aromas are also available.
We enjoyed the Varied Confectionary and a half order of the Spanish Tea along with some cava.
The Drinks Menu
The sommelier suggested wines by the glass start at 7 €. Bottles of wine span from 27 € to 1450 € for a bottle of L’Ermita 1997.
Cava ranges from 9 € for a glass suggested by the Sommelier to 155 € for a bottle of Kripta Gran Anyada 2006.
Champagne varies from 15 € for a Kir Royal glass to 700 € for a bottle of Dom Pérignon.
The drink menu also consists of an extensive list of aperitifs, cocktails, liqueurs, soft drinks, and hot beverages.
Enjoy afternoon tea in Barcelona Spain listening to live piano music. It is played every afternoon on a beautiful baby grand piano. It adds to the luxurious and relaxing atmosphere of the atrium. Things become more upbeat in the evenings with a live DJ.
The B24 restaurant is open 24 hours to hotel guests and the public. They will take reservations for a group of no more than 25 people. The dress code for this five-star hotel is smart casual. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel at firstname.lastname@example.org or calling +34 933 644 040
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