A fresh look at healthy plant-forward cooking, with a Barcelona twist.

Virens by Rodrigo de la Calle, green haute cuisine in Barcelona

Discover the true flavor of each dish prepared by Michelin-starred chef Rodrigo de la Calle, a pioneer of green cuisine, at Virens. a novel idea in which the main ingredients in his dishes are veggies and mushrooms.

Experience the variety in flavors and textures by choosing from one of his three tasting menus, ordering off his menu, or taking part in a special showcooking where he cooks live for you and nine other guests while you discover each of the secrets hidden behind his dishes.

  • Breakfast 07:00am - 10:30am Monday to Sunday
  • Lunch 1:00pm - 3:00pm Monday to Sunday
  • Dinner  7:30pm - 10:00pm Monday to Sunday
  • Bar 11:00am - 11:00pm Monday to Sunday
A restaurant based on the plant-forward philosophy

Virens is the new plant-forward restaurant at Almanac Barcelona. Being vegetable dishes the main focus, it also offers a selection of rices as well as organic meat and fish lead by Michelin-starred chef Rodrigo de la Calle. Virens’ culinary offer includes a range of home-made fermented and sparkling drinks to introduce our guests into the green mixology.

Showcooking with Rodrigo de la Calle

10 diners, 1 bar and 9 steps to uncover all of Rodrigo de la Calle's culinary secrets. 

Enjoy a private Showcooking at Virens Barcelona, a distinctive culinary experience in which the Michelin-Starred chef himself will explain every note, nuance, an, most importantly, the secret narrative behind each of his most renowned dishes while you enjoy them.

Private Dining

VIRENS offers three private dining facilities filled with natural light, making it the perfect place to host a business meeting, private lunch or dinner. With room for up to 14 people, these private dining rooms offer an exclusive place to enjoy delicious cuisine.