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THE PLACE

AKASHI GALLERY BARCELONA is a sushi bar and a photo gallery located in the heart of Barcelona. Please enjoy tasty sushi and healthy Japanese homemade tapas with photo exhibitions in a Japanese peaceful atmosphere. All kinds of soft drinks, Japanese alcohol and homemade sweets are also available. Book a table →

Hibachi table for group or to share

HISTORY

AKASHI GALLERY was created by two photographers, Tina Bagué and Toru Morimoto in 2012. In 2010, The two photographers carried out The Japan Photo Project, a documentary photo project in which they traveled 42,000km across Japan by a motor home for 365 days in order to make a photography book “JAPAN/日本” (The Private Space Books, 2011). During this trip, they encountered many charming and unique cafés. Some of them were created by artists. Being inspired by them, they decided to create a Japanese dining space with a photo gallery. AKASHI is the name of a small Japanese town on the coast of Honshu, main island of Japan.

TINA BAGUÉ

She is a photographer speicalized in travel and reportage. Since 1998, she works as a freelance photographer for various publications, travelling all over the world. From 2002 to 2012, she was also the editor in chief of a Spanish photography magazine “Digitalfoto”.

TORU MORIMOTO

He is a documentary photographer. He started his carrer as a photojournalist in 1998 in Nairobi, Kenya. Since 2004 he has been focusing on photographic documentary projects. He won a prize from POYi in 2007, and Ueno Hikoma Award in 2009.

FOOD

In Akashi Gallery Barcelona, a professional Japanese sushi chef makes sushi, using only high quality seafood under a strict hygenic control. Our sushi is modern but maintains the traditional taste of sushi. Our Japanese tapas are cooked as healthy as possible without frying food. We elaborate all our own sauces including soy sauce, what makes our dishes quite original. Since Akashi Gallery Barcelona was born as a tea house in the beginning, our homemade desserts and drinks, and our selection of Japanese teas from Kyoto Ippodo are very popular.  See our menu →

miso and salad
nutella dorayaki
Honey lemonade
mixed nigiris
Big bowl of sushi rice with assorted sashimi such as tuna, salmon, horse mackerel, scallop, squid, salmon roe and radish sprout
Matcha Ippodo Akashi

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