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Gata Mala

Carrer Rabassa, 37, 08024 Barcelona, Spain
+34 636 39 36 10
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible6%
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“tapas” (29 reviews)
“spicy sausage” (2 reviews)
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Bar, Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Carrer Rabassa, 37, 08024 Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

Love this restaurant. We ate here twice on our visit. Pilar was wonderful. A must on your next trip to Barcelona - make time to eat here.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank sortfirst
Reviewed November 4, 2018

In each visit we have made (at least one a month) they gain more sympathy with us and show us how things can be done when they are done with dedication and affection. The way they serve small beers is a very clear sample of...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Pelias M
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

I’ve been there to dine with my boyfriend and we had a really great time! A little cute space with the perfect atmosphere and polite staff. the food is very good and it isn’t too expensive. Totally a place where to go to be relaxed...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ffrmnt
Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

Horrible horrible service!! ***AVOID THIS PLACE***RACISTS! Staffs there are extremely unpleasant, rude and with bad attitudes! Only if it was possible to give a half star I would! We came to the restaurant around 9:30pm, there's already a few people waiting outside, we went into...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Angela C
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

We stayed in Gracia & ate at this restaurant twice. We arrived right on opening time & were explained the menu in detail & chose our food based on the recommendations by the waiter. It was perfect, just what we needed. The second night we...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank SueCla1953
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

We were welcomed warmly, looked after so well and had a great time. The food was authentic and very homely. Can’t recommend hghly enough if you are after a real taste of Spain.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Munchenhousen
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Great bar, much more like a bar in Southern Spain, very small but cosy and a great atmosphere. The owner makes everyone feel really welcome with great and personal service. But the highlight is the food. Really authentic, well thought out and prepared tapas and...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank mucklepilly
Reviewed August 6, 2018

We were staying in the Gracia and wanted to eat locally before a concert on our first night. Hotel called and sent us to Gata Mala. Pilar, the owner wasn't there as we were eating very early. Food was just what we wanted. Several nights...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank 00Douglas1949
Reviewed July 19, 2018

We sought out this bar on a side street near Park Guell. Not much to look at from the outside but inside was packed. It's very small but the owner found us two seats at the bar. Tapas are included with drinks. The Spanish menu...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank GregsMuskoka
Reviewed July 16, 2018

First, I would be remise if I did not give a huge shout to Pilar the owner. From the minute we walked in with no reservation she accommodated us. In part, we had teens with us and we were not going for the 5 hour...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank cocktailsntravels
Gracia literally stands out from the pack. It used to
be an independent town until late into the 19th
century. Though it’s just a short commute away from
the centre, a visit here feels like you’re in a whole
different city. The bohemian vibe has drawn many
international artists to this area, resulting in a
wide selection of galleries, live music and artsy
boutique stores. The nightlife is centered around the
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Questions & Answers
July 9, 2017|
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Response from mabinho | Reviewed this property |
Yes, booking recommended. It's a small place. Outsideand inside space limited - I don't recall a terrace.
April 7, 2017|
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Response from Lucy T | Reviewed this property |
Oops - just say this. It would be difficult as it's a really small bar. Sadly, I think you can only call.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
6:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
6:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
6:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
6:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carrer Rabassa, 37, 08024 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Gracia
  • Neighbourhood: Gracia
  • Phone Number: +34 636 39 36 10
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