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A Modern Cheese Bar in Barcelona by estudi{H}ac
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If ever there was a place where dreams were made, I’m pretty sure the Poncelet Cheese Bar Barcelona would be it. Designed by estudi{H}ac, the new spot is located inside the Hotel Meliá Sarriá and deliciously fills a total of 400 square meters (4305 square feet).

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From the start, the restaurant makes a bold impression with an imposing facade made up of wooden pieces that form a three-dimensional diamond pattern.

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A reception area greets patrons with a library-type setup that offers a plethora of information about cheese. You’ll notice that the diamond pattern continues on the interior.

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It feels like a lounge with the various colorful chairs you can choose from to relax in while you wait for your table.

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Through an assortment of spaces, diners will get a unique experience. Full of colors and live plants, including the vertical green wall, they’ve created an atmosphere you could spend lots of time in – sitting back, eating cheese, and having cocktails.

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The colors continue with small sticks of wood that hang down tying the spaces together.

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Photos by German Cabo.

Caroline Williamson is Editorial Director of Design Milk. She has a BFA in photography from SCAD and can usually be found searching for vintage wares, doing New York Times crossword puzzles in pen, or reworking playlists on Spotify.