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Cafe De L'Academia

Placa St Just, Lledo 1, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
+34 933 19 82 53
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“rack of lamb” (33 reviews)
“cod” (53 reviews)
“guinea fowl” (16 reviews)
Open Now
13:30 - 16:00All hours
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Placa St Just, Lledo 1, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Cool place with great atmosphere and spirit, absolutely professional service, superb food and quality wines. Place to go with friends, or as couples, or business partners.

Thank smu_prg
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We opted out of the menu del día and instead shared five half portions. The seafood (tagliatelle with shrimps, squids with black rice and sea bass (seasonal)) was markedly better than than the meat (small hamburger and rack of lamb). As a matter of fact,...More

Thank Mikael B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Real great find. Lovely restaurant in a quiet little square in gothic quarter. Food was really good and quite innovative flavours. Every dish comes in half or full portions which means you can have a nice light lunch. Service was slightly slow though but couldn't...More

Thank Patrick B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I highly recommend this place the food, presentation and the service was great! An eye for details and personal service. We were 8 business partners and they accommodated us in this gorgeous dining room away from everyone. It was like being in someone's old casona....More

Thank vivapuertorico
Reviewed 1 week ago

The poached cod with pistachio and the orange duck confit were each one of the best ever eaten. The salmon was also excellent. Six of us went for dinner at the very end of our trip. Had we discovered it earlier, we would have definitely...More

3  Thank RickiSS
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our group was the invited guests of our foreign associate during our recent visit to Barcelona. Upon arrival we noticed that the restaurant indoor and outdoor was full to capacity so we were thinking that even though we had a reservation, we would have to...More

Thank Monica M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We dined here while in Barcelona and it was fantastic! Cozy atmosphere- delicious steak, duck and sea bass! The staff was so accommodating and helped with many gluten free options for my wife. We liked it so much that we went back again on our...More

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We made a reservation here to have a nice dinner with the 4 of us. I think they must have missed it on the phone while making a reservation that we wanted to sit outside, so only tables inside were available - which was not...More

Thank Pauline D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went at lunchtime - twice - walked in at 1pm which is early for lunch in Spain and got a table no problem. It got busier and busier with a lovely mix of locals and tourists, old men sitting at the bar having the...More

Thank Caroline R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located in the Barrio Gótico, just steps away from the Cathedral, this restaurant is in an old charming building that gives it much character. We had dinner in a private dining room that is part of the wine cellar, so the setting was excellent for...More

Thank cgernst
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
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Questions & Answers
Anna B
26 June 2017|
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Response from JeremyKnott | Reviewed this property |
I'd recommend calling them as they get busy.
25 April 2017|
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Response from richard a | Reviewed this property |
hello, Highlands. One of my favorite places.Depends on size of your party. Restaurant has maybe seating for30-36 people max. I'm not sure they are digitally savvy but try it anyway. Should be able to work a couple in without... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
13:30 - 16:00
20:30 - 23:30
13:30 - 16:00
20:30 - 23:30
13:30 - 16:00
20:30 - 23:30
13:30 - 16:00
20:30 - 23:30
13:30 - 16:00
20:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Placa St Just, Lledo 1, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
  • Neighbourhood: Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
  • Phone Number: +34 933 19 82 53
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