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Kahala

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Avda. Diagonal, 537
Barcelona, Spain
Opened in 1971
Daily 6pm-3am
93 430 90 26

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Kahala

6.7

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Decor 8.3
Drink Quality 6.9
Drink Selection 8.2
Food Quality 3
Food Selection 3
Mood 7.8
Music 4.7
Service 8.5
Tikiness 8.5
Tilt 7.5
Vibe 7.2

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NYC Tiki
NYC Tiki has visited Kahala.
March 5, 2018, 6:19 PM
If you are in Barcelona, this bar is worth the detour for a tikiphile. It is the first tiki bar in Spain, and still has all the original fixings. You cross a waterfall to a long bar space, with various private seating areas, including King chairs. Staff wears Hawaiian shirts and the mugs are all original with a massive selection. The only thing blatantly wrong was the music....this place is dying for some classic exotica or Hawaiian music. Service was great, and there is free popcorn in the back. The bathrooms are also meant to look like you are in a hut. A cab ride a way from the center of town, but worth it
DrumJames
DrumJames has visited Kahala.
September 4, 2016, 5:57 AM
The establishment has a restaurant and a bar in adjoining storefronts but drinks for the restaurant are made in the bar. Had dinner with two others in the restaurant before moving to the bar. Food selection nice mix of Chinese and Hawaiian. I had a panko chicken and my wife the loco moco. Our friend what he thought would be a side salad, but which turned out to be meal-sized. All of us found the food delicious. At dinner I ordered the Mai Tai and was asked if I wanted it regular or special. I was informed that the special had different rums. "Which rums?" I asked, whereupon I was escorted back to the bar where the bartender lined up all of their rums and we picked a combo together. Any rums I didn't know were immediately presented for me to taste. The care and pride the staff put into drinks, service, and hospitality was remarkable. The decor is fantastic and drinks are served in an astonishing array of custom mugs. We were the first ones there but when we left around midnight they had a substantial waiting line out the door. I look forward to my next visit!
Paella747
Paella747 has visited Kahala.
August 1, 2013, 4:13 AM
In town for the FINA World Swimming Championships, and dropped by this place last night. Pretty great décor. Was with people who aren't necessarily Tiki fanatics, so I didn't get to fully appreciate the experience.

Other reviewer was correct in that this bar isn't close to the main drag of the tourist parts of Barcelona, but it's worth a visit. We took a taxi, and the driver even made a wrong turn or two (even with the exact address in hand). Drinks were a little on the fruity/heavy syrup side for me, including the Mai Tai. Didn't seem like much alcohol. My friends noted that they felt 'full' after drinking two. You'd probably be able to do a several drinks without getting too tipsy at all. The cups the drinks came in were amazing. I bought one......
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