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Cafe Zurich

Placa Catalunya 1, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
+34 933 17 91 53
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good36%
  • Average28%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“baguette” (8 reviews)
“sandwiches” (5 reviews)
“placa catalunya” (16 reviews)
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8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.All hours
Bar, Cafe, Spanish
$$ - $$$
Placa Catalunya 1, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
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1 - 10 of 329 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

For central Barcelona this coffee shop/bar is amazing. A glass of large wine about €3. All table service and the staff work bloody hard and have a smile when they serve you. An perfect people watching space. A must visit

Thank dean k
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for a hot chocolate on our visit to Barcelona, was here a few years before and wanted to go again. Great for people watching on the La Rambla.

Thank Damian L
Reviewed 8 January 2018

This is a perfect spot to look at people passing by. Coffees are quite bad and service is uneaven. It is kind of a tourist trap but if you go there for people watching you should be fine

Thank Scooter691
Reviewed 4 January 2018

The coffee is quite good, but as it is situated in an extremely touristic place, and it is a place with a lot of history, the prizes are a bit expensive. Anyway, a day is a day, and this is the place to sit and...More

Thank XeViLop
Reviewed 23 December 2017

It's one of the famous and centrical coffees in Barcelona great and fast service, good coffee and sandwiches ( bocadillos) Ideal to make an appointment and easy to find someone in the big City.

Thank EduardoGreenBCN
Reviewed 18 December 2017

Paid a lot of money for a small cup of cappuchino, which took almost 40 min and the terrace was not that crowded..

Thank Linda O
Reviewed 1 December 2017

Only tourist go here. There are much better bars these days in Barcelona. in fact, as a local I wouldn't go close to bars on the ramblas...

Thank DaalexInSpain
Reviewed 29 November 2017

DONT GO TO THIS PLACE. I did my MBA in Barcelona and lived there for over a year and we went to this place because my mother wanted a beer while we waited for the Olympics anniversary event at Plaça de Catalunya. My mom was...More

Thank Andrea Patricia M
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

Sat in a prime position on the Placa de Catalunya looking down towards La Ramblas. A perfect place for a drink and snack to take in the fantastic atmosphere of this beautiful city. I had a coffee and apple cake. Delicious. Second visit to this...More

Thank Shazzer1966
Reviewed 14 November 2017

expensive and overrated. The only good thing is its location but the waiters are rude an dthe prices high. Avoid it if you can

Thank nounou b
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18 January 2017|
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Response from Paul B | Reviewed this property |
I would not recommend Cafe Zurich for family lunch / diner. Zurich is a nice place for drinks, pastries and snacks. There are many better options in the center of Barcelona (near the cathedral, Plaza Real) or at Barceloneta... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Cafe, Spanish
Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Placa Catalunya 1, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona
  • Phone Number: +34 933 17 91 53
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