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El Casal

Placa Victor Balaguer 5 | A 2 min de la iglesia Santa Maria del Mar, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
+34 932 68 40 04
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (92 reviews)
“tarte tatin” (9 reviews)
“apple pie” (10 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Placa Victor Balaguer 5 | A 2 min de la iglesia Santa Maria del Mar, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
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1 - 10 of 416 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have enjoyed their breakfast for two consecutive days and willing to continue doing so, fried eggs with bacon and ham were our favorite breakfast dish, lovely staff and good service. Don’t miss it out.

Thank Adil H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

may seem like a little hide out in this tiny square, but there’s movement you notice once you sit down there.. all well done

Thank Ol M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Found with TripAdvisor when was browsing for not expensive food. We had a lunch menu and it was too much :-) Next time if I'm here I'll order half. Anyway the food is delicious and looks very nice. Stuff is great also.

Thank Ovsyevg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a must visit. Hidden in the streets, but once found -- you'd want to come back! Good lunch offer(11,25€ for a starter, main course, dessert or coffee, drinks), lots of wines, beer, tapas... good coffee :) amd very nice friendly staff!

Thank Ann I
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was very delicious, prices are reasonable and the people there are so friendly and helpful, Recommended

1  Thank Al Qasim M
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Went here after reading other reviews and was not disappointed, Menu of the day highly recommended, we had beautiful homemade quiche and salad, cod with fried potatoes and veg, cheesecake and a drink for 11.25 euros. Service was good, food hot and beautifully cooked, lovely...More

1  Thank Rosebud138
joanq1, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at El Casal, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Rosebud, Thanks for your nice review. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed our menu, service and atmosphere! Looking forward to see you in the very next future. Best regards

Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Very tasty food for breakfast.Not too expensive,quick and friendly service.I will recommend it to everyone.

Thank kristian š
joanq1, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at El Casal, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Kristian, Thanks for recommending us! Good to hear that you enjoyed our breakfast menu and service. Looking forward to your next visit. Best regards

Reviewed 2 October 2017

Good and very tasty breakfast, but quite small portions. They didn't have croissants. Staff is friendly.

Thank koki5000
joanq1, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at El Casal, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Koki, Thanks for your review. Great to hear that you enjoyed our breakfast and our staff. We have to say that we have croissants everyday but depending on the hour sometimes we run out. Hope to see you again. Best regards

Reviewed 29 September 2017

I was recommended this restaurant by a sop owner in the area and he said that it was the best food in the area. He told me that it was made from the heart and he was right. I couldn't find the restaurant and asked...More

Thank Helen R
joanq1, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at El Casal, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Helen, Thanks for your amazing review. So good to hear that you were recommended by some local shop owner in the area :) We are thrilled to meet up your high expectations and to read that you will come back! Looking forward to it!...More

Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Friendly staff, great tortilla, amazing croissant, fresh smoothie. Best breakfast we found in Barcelona for four days.

Thank CarlBrauer
joanq1, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at El Casal, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear CarlBrauer, Thanks for your visit! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your time here! Good to read that you had an amazing breakfast. Best regards!

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Craig P
6 March 2017|
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Response from Dee S |
Can't remember exactly. We got there just after 3 pm and they were still serving lunch but we were one of the last ones. There were only 2 other groups then. And they had run out of one of the main dishes by then.
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JeanYMcClements
16 January 2015|
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Response from joanq1 | Property representative |
Dear JeanYMcClements, We have different types of breakfast but we recommend you the "Continental Breakfast" it includes: hot drink, fresh fruit smoothie, toast and omelette. We do breakfast from 8 to 12 Looking forward to... More
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CHoynes
2 January 2015|
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Response from joanq1 | Property representative |
Dear CHoynes, Thanks for your question. We have some gluten free food. But we don't have an specific coeliac menu. Regards from Barcelona
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$13
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Friday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Placa Victor Balaguer 5 | A 2 min de la iglesia Santa Maria del Mar, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > El Born / La Ribera
  • Neighbourhood: El Born / La Ribera
  • Phone Number: +34 932 68 40 04
  • E-mail
Description
In Catalan, « Casal » means a place of exchange. Enjoy a relaxing & laid back atmosphere in a quiet square. Our family business is the ideal place for breakfast and lunch with premium Catalan seasonal products. A wide range of Catalan charcuteries, tortillas and cheeses served in tapas or in sandwiches (fresh « xapatas » con tomate), a nice freshly ground café & home-made smoothies & jams... Enjoy our menu, you will have a drink & two choices between starter, main course and dessert, all home-made & changing everyday. El Casal ́s friendly & fluent staff are waiting for you from Monday to Friday, 7am to 16pm. Thursday, friday and saturday also from 6 pm to 0:00 am. Free Wit‐Fi.El Casal is located in plaza Victor Balaguer square between carrer Nau and Santa Maria del Mar church.
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