Koku Kitchen Buns, Barcelona

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Koku Kitchen Buns, Barcelona

Stuff your buns: the Asia-obsessed trio behind a Barcelona favourite branch out with Taiwanese offshoot...

From the boys behind Koku Kitchen Ramen comes Koku Kitchen Buns, bringing the hirata bun to the ever more hip Born neighbourhood. Riding the wave of a booming popularity in Asian Street food in Barcelona, Koku Kitchen is currently the only place in the city where you can chow down on these Taiwanese delights.

Koku Kitchen Buns

Bamboo-steamed for extra fluffiness, the script for this DIY dinner is to build your own bun with the ingredients and sauces you choose; locally-sourced pork, beef, chicken, or wild mushrooms all dished up on a tray ready to assemble.

If the buns aren’t enough, there’s a range of kimchi side dishes, tempura, and shiitake yakitori to fill up on — fancy something non bun based? How about a Don bowl, a famous Japanese rice dish. All this can be washed down with one (or more) of the eight beers from Barcelona and beyond on draft, or a unique Asian-influenced cocktail. Sake and gin, anyone?

Kitted out in utilitarian concrete walls with a nod to the far east by way of lush plant space dividers, Koku Kitchen Buns is a handsome space perfect for the relaxed, grab-and-go hirata bun. With their own take on the ubiquitous fixed price lunch menu also on offer, there really is no excuse not to do as Koku Kitchen says: ‘stuff your buns’.

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Koku Kitchen Buns Born Barcelona
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Koku Kitchen Buns Barcelona
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Koku Kitchen Buns Born Barcelona
Koku Kitchen Barcelona
Koku Kitchen Buns Barcelona
Koku Kitchen Barcelona
Koku Kitchen Buns Barcelona

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