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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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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Placa St Just, Lledo 1, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed yesterday

We were expecting a great night at this restaurant near our hotel with the lovely outdoor setting and balmy evening - sadly the service didn't turn up tonight ? We were seated quickly and sat with menu's for a good 10-15 minutes without contact -...More

Thank OzFamily50
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I ate here last Tuesday night on our first night in Barcelona on a recommendation of our Rick Steves book. We did not have a reservation but we got there at 8:45 pm, right after it opened and we didn’t have a...More

Thank Schmitty86
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Recommended and booked for us by our hotel which was in short walking distance. A wide and interesting range of menu choices, and casual relaxed vibe. As a group, we sampled many dishes and all were good. Most dishes are available in half or full...More

Thank OzMum21
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our Segway tour guide recommended CafeDe L’Academia as a great way to experience Barcelona cuisine. We went and hade an awesome experience. The service was great and the food was delicious. My family really enjoyed the ambiance.

Thank kingkongickki
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed this restaurant so much on our first visit that we cancelled a reservation at another restaurant later in the week in order to return to Cafe de l’Academia. Great menu choices, attentive service and a comfortable place to spend the evening.

Thank Trish M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

good setting in a small square semi friendly staff food was very good we had fish and cannelloni they do like to drop unordered bread and olives at your table which you will then be charged for. We would happily go back, booking is advisable

Thank vivathevilla
Reviewed 8 June 2018

It’s been a while since I last ate at Café de Academia and as my flight was due in early evening decided to give it a go again. Arrived at 22.30 but our reserved table was not yet ready so sat and drank some welcoming...More

Thank UncleDom
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

The food was totally amazing, the highest quality we experienced in Barcelona. Squid with rice was to die for I, had half portion for starter (most dishes available in full and half including desserts) My cod main was perfectly cooked, my partner really enjoyed the...More

Thank Brian G
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

Ate there multiple times in September 2013 - the food was excellent and price unmatched. It was a time of the economic crisis and you could eat a 3-course meal including a large glass of wine and a bottle of water for EUR13. I mean...More

Thank SharkTank1986
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

I wasn’t able to figure out how to make a reservation for this restaurant via email, so I asked our hotel to book for us. Unfortunately when we arrived they did not have our reservation, which I believe was likely the fault of the hotel...More

Thank 699JaneM
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Questions & Answers
Megan C
23 May 2018|
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Response from Barcelonina12 | Reviewed this property |
I think I called them. I also called to make sure it would be fine to bring a three year old. So I had a conversation with them.
16 May 2018|
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Response from HappyOrangeDuck | Reviewed this property |
I would call them at +34 933 19 82 53. I made the reservation over the phone before I flew out. The person I spoke to understood English (if that helps).
Maria S
13 October 2017|
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Response from tomcat401 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I rang the restaurant to book our table, they were very helpful and everything was fine. Well worth the visit!
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
8:30 PM - 11:30 PM
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
8:30 PM - 11:30 PM
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
8:30 PM - 11:30 PM
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
8:30 PM - 11:30 PM
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
8:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Placa St Just, Lledo 1, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Barrio Gòtico (Barri Gòtic)
  • Neighbourhood: Barrio Gòtico (Barri Gòtic)
  • Phone Number: +34 933 19 82 53
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