It was founded in 1786 and located in Old Town, has not stopped serving lunch for 228 years | is considered by the Guinness Book of Records as the oldest in Barcelona and the second in Spain.
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It is in the yolk of the Ciutat Vella (c. D’en Quintana, No. 5) and has not stopped serving lunch for 228 years. According to one of the current co-owner, Montse Acute, was born after the success in the kitchen of a doorman of a nearby convent. Initially distributed food to a stop, but then the demand was increasing and had to put the first two tables of history Can Culleretes.(little spoons house)
Why Can Culleretes?
Regarding the origin of the name, “some say it was the first restaurant to use metal spoons”, but just co-owner says, “I think most version” indicates that Louis Permanyer “Those were long tables and force and you could more or less a dozen customers. The waiter showed increasingly more busy, and go to the counter and load the empty can find alpaca silver spoons for containing clean, which washed shouting: “Girls, spoons”. This was repeated and repeated. The tune ended by Grace in the parish, which gave rise to the popular saying: “We Can Culleretes.”
Where there are doubts regarding the customer that has had “musicians, actors, bullfighting, politicians …” and artists of all kinds remain normal setting. The photographs on the walls recall some of the stories lived inside and even preserved some original tiles from the end of the eighteenth century.
Culinary experts stand out as best dishes of Can Culleretes are cannelloni and homemade desserts that are exceptional. His loyal clientele and interest of the present owner family ensure the continuity of this historic restaurant.