Grill Room

The Great Story of Bar Thonet Grill Room

First Vermouth bar in Barcelona

In 1902 the Bar opens its doors with the name of Bar Torino; owned by an Italian businessman, Flaminio Mezzalama, with the intention of opening a vermouth bar in Barcelona. One of the first vermouth bars of Barcelona and possibly of Spain, ​​where to market the products of the Martini & Rossi, mainly the vermouth of which Flaminio was its representative in the Iberian Peninsula. Th bar became the first vermouth place in Barcelona, ​​being this drink at that time imported very recently from Italy, and originally from Torino. Its owner chose the name of the bar, honoring its origin, his hometown, and the place where vermouth was created.


Restaurant Grill Room – Bar Thonet

The Grill Room Bar Thonet restaurant is located in the center of Barcelona in a building of the Gothic Quarter, protected as an Asset of Cultural Interest. And it is that the last remodeling of this Mediterranean tapas restaurant has kept its facade of modernist style in the Carrer dels Escudellers 8 in Barcelona, now more than 116 years ago.
You can reach the Grill Room restaurant by walking on La Rambla or from the Plaza Real by Carrer Nou de Zurbano, or by Metro Line 3 stopping at the Drassanes or Liceu stations.
It also has the Parking (Interparking La Rambla) with access from La Rambla.


  • Tuesday to Saturday from 12:45 to 00:00
  • Holydays visors or private events from 12:45 to 03:00
  • Open kitchen from 12:45 to 23:30