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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, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Placa St Just, Lledo 1, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great location once you find it. Menu somewhat limited but the two meals we had there were outstanding. Great service and loved the small plaza across from the restaurant.

Thank jwwats0n
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

La cucaracha ya no puede caminar por qué le falta por qué no tiene lalalalla Well this place food was ok until the cucaracha show up coming out from the kitchen and just ruin it all

1  Thank Murktravel
Reviewed 1 week ago

There were four of us for lunch. We shared two appetizers: a lentil salad whose diverse flavors played off each other so well that you just wanted to keep feeding it into your mouth; and some salad dish with fish garnishes. The second appetizer was...More

Thank IMHO5555
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been here before and the quality/service were acceptable considering the relatively high prices. This time around, however, it was a big disappointment. The appetizer was a small dish of wild mushrooms - nothing special: six little ones for 10€!! The warmed goat cheese...More

Thank Xavier B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Menu was limited. Food was very average and overprice. Service was poor. Lots of other restaurants which were way better.

Thank Angie C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food and wine for very reasonable prices. I had guinea fowl the first time followed by a creme Catalan. My husband had the black pudding lasagne - very tasty — followed by a custard type pudding. They were so good we went back a...More

Thank Margaret G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stumbled upon this restaurant as it was close to our hotel. They have outdoor seating in a little quiet square overlooking Basilica dels Sants Matirs. The service was excellent, even when we were sitting outside, we were well looked after. Ask the waiter for...More

Thank Rocketman780
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were a group of six and tried the lunch menu. Just heavenly. Starter was a vegetable gratin dotted with Iberico ham,excellent; the main course was salmon with apple, the fish was cooked to perfection and served with apple instead of the ususal potatoes which...More

Thank SiuMui
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place has got a lovely atmosphere. Slap bang in the middle of the old town, with period beams in the ceiling and low lighting it really has a traditional feel about it. My biggest recommendation would be to get there for when it opens...More

Thank katienoon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food and service. We were a group of 4 and we each chose 4 different starters and 4 different mains. Each meal was superb. I highly recommend the restaurant.

Thank emgeem
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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Maria S
12 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!
21 August 2017|
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Response from Vincent M | Reviewed this property |
Not open on weekends. We dropped in and booked at lunch time for that night. No Problem. Phone bookings fine. Just don't turn up, we saw many people turned away.
Anna B
25 June 2017|
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Response from JeremyKnott | Reviewed this property |
I'd recommend calling them as they get busy.
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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
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
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 Gotico (Barri Gotic)
  • Neighbourhood: Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
  • Phone Number: +34 933 19 82 53
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