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To get to know a city well, its
tastes must first be explored

Simple traditional cooking, free from complications, based on fresh market produce, seasonal ingredientes prepared without too much interference. Bistro Helena combines the unadulterated quality of Mediterranean produce with cosmopolitan touches together with many unexpected surprisesright at the centre of Via Laietana, just beside the Gothic quarter.

Vocation and respect for the product, the prime ingredients in
Alberto Vicente’s cuisine

The traditions of Barcelona cuisine are deeply ingrained in the DNA of our chef Alberto Vicente which can easily be perceived in each one of his dishes. With an expert team in the use of the most essential techniques like the wood burning oven, can be seen in each dish and recipe served, true luxury in the kitchen resides in simplicity.

More than a cocktail,
a way of awakening the senses

Manel Vehí, winner of the Gin Mare International Medinspiration leads a team that brings the most original cocktails to the table. Flavours that are guaranteed to leave a lasting impression, that invite you on an exciting journey through the senses. With original ingredients, rarely used in cocktails like chili peppers, hibiscus flowers and plankton, just some of the ingredients that can be savoured in their famous creations like “Chapo”, “Gala Dalí” and many more.

A memorable gift

Bistro Gift Card

Unique events with
Barcelona as the backdrop

Celebrating is part of Spanish culture. No excuse is required, just the best places imaginable for those special occasions to become unforgettable one. At Bistro Helena in the Grand Hotel Central a collection of unique spaces with the unmistakable stamp of Grand Hotel Central lending character to any event, where the ambience is guaranteed to be one of the main attractions in its own right, with the city just another attendee.

Bistro Club, register to
reap the benefits

Reap the benefits, surprises, events and exclusive advantages in our hotel and restaurant with our Bistro loyalty Club.

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Right at the heart of Barcelona, within the Grand Hotel Central, Bistro Helena is located at Laietana 30, right beside the Cathedral car park and Santa Caterina.
Barcelona · Spain