08 Nov '12, 4pm

Spain’s craze for G&T means Madrid and Barcelona are fizzing with new gin bars

Spain’s craze for G&T means Madrid and Barcelona are fizzing with new gin bars

Recommended links High achievers Spirit of an age Great tapas restaurants in Madrid A fresh look at Seville BARCELONA Bobby Gin 'The perfect gin tonic does not exist,' reads a slogan on the wall, but the G&Ts at this bar certainly come close. Opened in June 2011, with a moody interior design, Bobby's has quickly taken the lead among Barcelona's gin bars. Francisco Giner 47 (00 34 933 681892; www.bobbygin.com ) Ideal Cocktail Bar Founded in 1931 and currently run by the third generation of the Gotarda family, the Ideal stocks 98 gins and 22 tonics. The gin tonic served here, with organic lemons from the barman's own garden, follows the traditional, purist style. Calle Aribau 89 (00 34 934 531028; www.idealcocktailbar.com ) Banker's Bar This former bank is now one of Barcelona's smartest bars. Check out its Wednesday Gin&Jazz nights for tip-top G&Ts and live music. Mandarin ...

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