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El Marc del Blau

#1,205 of 8,021 Restaurants in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence
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Calle Londres, 89, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
+34 934 19 30 32
13:30 - 16:00
20:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 13:30 - 16:00
20:00 - 23:30
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Paris, France
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36 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

A friendly environment with delicious food !Try the Salmon Tataky and Tuna Tatare... it's great ! They serve a simple but delicious bread too !

Thank Alexandre B
Blau B, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at El Marc del Blau, responded to this review

Dear Alexandre B, Thank you for coming and for writing this review. We are glad you enjoyed our salmon tataki and the tuna tartar. We are looking for your visit very soon. More 

Level Contributor
64 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

The staff are very attentive here, nice ambience, good selection on the menu, food tasted really good. We rate this place highly. It also is right accross from a parking which is handy!

1 Thank Amy h
Blau B, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at El Marc del Blau, responded to this review

Dear Amy h, Thank you for visiting us and for sharing your experience. We are so proud to read your dinner was this great. We are looking for to see you again in the restaurant very soon. More 

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69 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2016

Very nice dishes, served in an expensive setting. Value is appropriate to the price. Seems to be a place which, at lunchtime anyway, is focused on the business lunch set. Had a very nice winter soup, followed by an interesting hamburguesa. I think the pollo / berenjena dish that my wife had was the best item on our table. Service... More 

Thank Frank L
pau v, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at El Marc del Blau, responded to this review

Thanks for your opinion . We celebrate that you like our restaurant , we hope to see it again soon . Thank you :) More 

Torremolinos, Spain
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266 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 714 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2015

It had been some time since my last visit which was so pleasant sadly this time all had changed. Thursday night an empty restaurant. We ordered Lamb--not available--we ordered Pork 1 portion only available. 6 very small undercooked Prawns an outrageous E 20-one of the nights specials !!!!! A local wine E 27. Apple tart that was requested to be... More 

Manresa, Spain
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776 reviews
284 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2015

Blau is an excellent restaurant located in the center of Barcelona (in Eixample), where you can enjoy everyday with a fantastic menu for lunch (I tasted an octopus salad, steak tartar and a tarte tatin with two wine cups) in a formal atmosphere. The decoration is fantastic and the photos are so beautiful. I think that is a very good... More 

Thank AlbertSalichs
Bucharest, Bucuresti, Romania
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2015 via mobile

Been there twice and both times the food we had was incredible tasty. Dishes are not large, but perfectly balanced in flavors and quantities to have a satisfying meal for all your senses. We had the white house wine and octopus with mashed potatoes and tuna tartar, and the most incredible green veggie soup. The service is perfect - nothing... More 

Thank Adriana N
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 October 2014

Excellent cuisine ! They are very kind for us in English, we enjoyed their service and cuisine. I hope to go there again! Thank you!!!

1 Thank motoszk
1 review
Reviewed 2 September 2014

A pretty place for an evening meal. Great service. Had the anchovies, squid, bread with tomato, tuna tatars and passion mousse. All good.

Thank Simon B
Kilkenny, Ireland
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40 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2014 via mobile

We stumbled in here late on our first night in Barcelona and the place was very quiet. The waitress was really attentive and the food was superb! The patatas bravas were absolutely delicious as were the gambas. We also had croquettes which were very fresh and a type of burger with foie that wasn't to my taste. Overall the chef... More 

2 Thank Fooders28
San Juan, Puerto Rico
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 June 2014

I was fortunate enough to try out every single dessert and "tapas" dish on the menu. They were VERY good and the service was EXCELLENT. I highly encourage people to go and recommend this place. Great food, great service, great location.

1 Thank Adriana S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
13:30 - 16:00
20:00 - 23:30
13:30 - 16:00
20:00 - 23:30
13:30 - 16:00
20:00 - 23:30
13:30 - 16:00
20:00 - 23:30
13:30 - 16:00
20:00 - 23:30
13:30 - 16:00
20:00 - 23:30
13:30 - 16:00
20:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Londres, 89, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Eixample
  • Neighbourhood: Eixample
  • Phone Number: +34 934 19 30 32
Blau BCN is in the Eixample district in Barcelona and comes fresh from the success of its sister restaurant BLAU de Begur. The chef, Marc Roca, offers excellent Catalan cuisine in this fashionable eatery. The décor at Blau BCN is simple but welcoming, inspired by the blue seas of the nearby Costa Brava. The contemporary dining room is decorated with blue walls and black and white photos, while the Catalan menu focuses on treating ingredients with the care they deserve to maximise flavour while losing none of their intensity. Specialities include poached egg with wild mushrooms, beef entrecote cooked in salt or scallops with a Catalan shrimp stew. Dining at Blau BCN is undoubtedly a very special experience.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Eixample

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Passing through the glorious Plaça Catalunya, you enter the newer city district of Eixample, literally translated as “extension,” which immediately becomes recognisable by its more spacious streets and elegant atmosphere. The main artery of this sizable district, Passeig de Gracia, is lined with high-end international designer stores. Not to be outdone, the glitz and glamour of this zone is perhaps best exemplified by the comfortable and lavish five-star hotels that flank the divine and modernistic buildings from some of the world’s most recognised architects such as Gaudi and Montaner.
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