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Cerveceria Alex

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Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
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Plaza Reial 16, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
+34 933 18 63 10
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09:00 - 03:00
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Sun - Thu 09:00 - 03:00
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 03:30
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Worthing, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had lunch here before going to the airport for our flight home. We wanted to eat tapas (food that we are very familiar with). We were tempted in by a very pleasant member of staff and the promise of a free glass of champagne (actually cava)! We sat outside on the terrace and our cava appeared immediately. The staff... More 

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Thank Francesca S
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Selected this place for the location without checking reviews. The service was ok but the food - the food was AWFUL. So much so that we left after a few forkfuls. Do yourself a favour and don't eat here. It's atrocious.

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Thank Julie M
Darlington, United Kingdom
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449 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 193 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2017

Had a nice meal here. The food could have been a bit warmer, but, in general it was nice. The paella wasn't fresh and could have been re-heated, but not bad.

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Thank Brian D
Greater London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

We were dragged to this place as soon as we enter the square by one of the guys who worked here but we didn't regret. Staff was very welcoming and paella was really good. So good that we came back here few days later and it was very good again. Price is surprisingly modest considering the location, you have fantastic... More 

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Thank mikhail496
Byblos, Lebanon
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

We had dinner outside facing the open plaza. The food was delicious mainly the sausages, the potato bravas, the paella and the salads. Mehdi was serving us and he was great !

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Thank Tatiana_Michel
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Visited this restaurant in the corner of Placa Reial. Menu of the day was ok and very feasibly priced. Service was very friendly and accommodating although slow. There was a big group of us but no problem fitting us in.

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Thank mcevne
seattle
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Ate and drank at Alex on Placa de Rial and had fabulous service, great food ( recommend wings and patata) we will return!

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Thank meredithpfan
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We chose this restaurant as in a lovely square just off the Ramblas... we ordered a selection of tapas and 2 Mojitos. The Mojitos were like lime juice with a bit of ice in the top and a sprig of mint, not great... Our food order came out and wasn't what we asked for, 2 of the 5 tapas were... More 

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Thank Lee S
Australia
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189 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We chose this bar/restaurant out of the ones on offer around the plaza. Wine & food ok. a very friendly waiter offered a bottle of wine when we ordered 2 glasses for the same cost. Free glass of cava to finish meal. We were charged for olives not delivered. When the bill was presented a hand written addition of 10%... More 

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Thank Australialynx
Mississauga, Canada
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

In the corner of Placa Reial, so a bit secluded. Average prices for mediocre food. They grab you from the Placa and do have tables outside. Drinks are standard pricing for the area, we ordered two tapas dishes, cod fritters, which were greasy and drunken prawns, which were small shrimp in a tasteless sauce.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Mediterranean, Spanish, European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 03:00
Monday
09:00 - 03:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 03:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 03:00
Thursday
09:00 - 03:00
Friday
09:00 - 03:30
Saturday
09:00 - 03:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza Reial 16, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
  • Neighbourhood: Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
  • Phone Number: +34 933 18 63 10

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)

Neighbourhood Profile
Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
With its iconic, old-Europe streets and alleys, this picturesque neighbourhood is the very heart of Barcelona. It blends historic artifacts from its days under Roman dominion up through the Spanish Civil War with a vibrant modern-day culture of artisan shops and authentic culinary experiences. Avid explorers will be thrilled to discover quaint terraces and plazas brought to life by the many small bars and local musicians lasting late into the night. Fashionistas will be drawn to Portal de L’Angel, which is lined with well-known brand names and smaller boutique stands.
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