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Nandu Jubany / Majestic Hotel & Spa

A good fit

By B. Gallagher 22.09.15

Some of the most talented chefs in Barcelona have entered into collaboration with some of the city’s most iconic hotels over recent years, Carme Ruscalleda with the Mandarin Oriental, Xavier Franco with Ohla Hotel and Sergi Arola with the Hotel Arts to name just a few. This combination of forces is undoubtedly beneficial for both parties given the growing interest in culinary themes and the profile of Barcelona’s excellent hotels. One of the most interesting current pairings is formed by Nandu Jubany and the Majestic Hotel & Spa, where the Catalan chef has tailored his cuisine to the several different spaces that represent the hotel’s varied gastronomic offering.

Nandu Jubany first learned his trade at the family’s restaurant Monistrol de Calders, subsequently he trained in the Basque country with figures such as Juan María Arzak and Martín Berasategui before opening his own restaurant Can Jubany (Osona) in collaboration with his wife Anna Orte in 1995. Jubany has won several major awards and is a highly respected exponent of Catalan cuisine together with Carles Abellán, Ramón Freixa, Jordi Artal and Jordi Herrera.

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    View of the rooftop terrace La Dolce Vitae

    There are several different ways to experience Jubany’s cuisine at the Majestic, breakfast or lunch at the El Restaurante del Majestic, light snacks at the El Bar del Majestic and the stunning rooftop terrace with panoramic views 'La Dolce Vitae' with its delicatessen inspired tapas, options include the renowned "world’s best olives" to the ingenious Parmesan Oreos, the exquisite truffle and Joselito cured ham sandwich and the very best of seafood and shellfish. From this summer La Dolce Vitae has also added its Caesar Salad Bar, serving a choice of three freshly prepared ingredients cooked to order: Lobster, Chicken with white truffle and Tuna Tataki. The desserts highlights include; the chocolate gâteaux, the yuzú tartlet and the eclairs designed exclusively for Majestic Hotel & Spa Barcelona by celebrity fashion names such as Brunello Cucinelli, Bulgari, Jimmy Choo, Salvatore Ferragamo and Rosa Clara.

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    The Restaurante del Majestic, a space that can be enjoyed all year round.

    The La Dolce Vitae terrace also serves a wide range of wines and cocktails, such as its exclusive Champagne Ruinart.

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    Chef Nandu Jubany (far right) on the La Dolce Vitae rooftop terrace.

    No less spectacular is the lunch time menu created by the celebrated chef served daily at the Restaurante del Majestic. Based on the best quality local and seasonal ingredients. The options are choice of starters served buffet style, a main course prepared to order within the adjacent open plan kitchen (customers can choose between meat, fish, pasta or rice) and the home made dessert selection, a great introduction to Jubany’s cuisine for 29 Eur.. This year the hotel has added a winter garden to the internal courtyard where the restaurant is located allowing diners to take advantage of the unique Mediterranean daylight in an attractive environment surrounded by plants.

  • Majestic Hotel & Spa
  • Passeig de Gràcia, 68-70,
  • 08007 Barcelona
  • Telf. 34 934 88 17 17
  • www.hotelmajestic.es