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Cerveceria Alex

Plaza Reial 16, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
+34 933 18 63 10
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good14%
  • Average12%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible39%
Travellers talk about
“chicken wings” (2 reviews)
“placa reial” (6 reviews)
“tapas dishes” (5 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Bar, Mediterranean, European, Spanish
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Plaza Reial 16, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
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1 - 10 of 63 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I wandered into this plaza on my first day in Barcelona. I decided to sit for a beer and I ordered the chicken wings with honey and cayenne and the homemade fried potatoes. The staff was very attentive, food was fantastic for the price. Can’t...More

Thank Gab Y
Reviewed 15 September 2017

We had an early lunch here, it wasn't busy and the waiting staff were attentive and very pleasant. We chose a selection of tapas style dishes and they were freshly cooked and served very hot, straight from the pan. We also had a large beer...More

Thank Linda A
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

This place is terrible, my friends and I dined here on the last night of a very enjoyable weekend in Barcelona, the waiter seemed helpful but stern and abrupt at first. Our tapas dishes came out, food was ok, however our 2 paella's was served...More

Thank Katie B
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

I am currently sat here in Alex as I write this review, What a great view over the square, lovely setting but it ends there!! Tapas was cold, €2.00 for one ham croquette!! My husband ordered the classic burger, came cold, informed waiter who took...More

Thank Chris R
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

At one of the corners of Placa Reial, overlooking the entire square, Alex is brilliantly located. With a pleasant summer breeze, we were set for a terrific dinner. But the food was hardly noteworthy. The tomato bread was old and tasteless. The mushroom tapas soggy,...More

Thank Zekebp
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Waiters ignored us and the service was very slow. Tapas was below average and completely overpriced! We did not stay for dessert. Very disappointing for our last night in Barcelona. We were also constantly interrupted and pressured by beggars, rose sellers, tat sellers and musicians...More

Thank Jess H
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Food was brilliant. We had street entertainers a couple of feet away, and the host Arnesto was a amiable, friendly conversationalist who did everything to make our evening very enjoyable.

Thank Sam M
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Great location as it is in the Placa Reial. Grab an outdoor table and watch the entertainers. The location is on a corner but you are still able to witness all of the action. The seafood paella was delicious and actually better than a restaurant...More

Thank rttraveltheworld
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Have just had 4 wonderful days in beautiful Barcelona. Found Alex on the 3rd night and it was lovely. Set in a plaza with street entertaining just off the Rambles. Under new management and very good. My grandson particularly liked the squid!!! Well worth a...More

Thank suepJ364JH
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

My husband and i are spending 3 glorious days in Barcelona, we visited restaurant Alex on our first night and fell in love. The food is wonderfully authentic and we went from uptight to happy in one tankard of beer. Gorgeous, down to earth. A...More

Thank Whatithinkofit
Nearby
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
...More
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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
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After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Monday
9:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Friday
9:00 AM - 3:30 AM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 3:30 AM
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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