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La Alcoba Azul

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
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08002 | Carrer de Sant Domenec Del Call 14, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
+34 933 02 81 41
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18:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Thu 18:00 - 02:00
Fri - Sat 18:00 - 02:30
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This little restaurant tucked deep in the Gothic Quarter was quaint and the food was wonderful. Very fun find.

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Thank Katharine D
Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely surprise to find such a beautiful little place to have tapas and drinks. Fabulous food, great service and wonderful atmosphere!

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Thank Tala S
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We understood we would have to wait for a table, that was fine, but there literally is nowhere to stand so be warned. Its is very cosy and tiny inside which does add to the charm. We ordered a jug of Sangria (around 20 euros) which we found to be expensive considering it had no flavour, was mostly ice and... More 

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Thank Joanne M
Melbourne, Australia
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88 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A great little tapas bar, La Alcoba Azul does a perfect job of creating an authentic, intimate experience whilst also being very accessible to non-Catalan or Spanish speakers. The staff here were some of the friendliest and most helpful I've come across in Barcelona. Finally, the food was fantastic, ranging from tapas to meat or cheese plates and delicious tiaras.

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Cradley, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant has a lovely ambiance, really friendly staff, and the food is delicious. You wouldn't know it if you look at it from the road. Would definitely recommend it.

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Thank Peter W
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Food is absolutely honest and good. Nice flavours and friendly staff... be aware not to pass it. The facade is just two meters wide but entering is the best you can do

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1 Thank Martijn P
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

We stumbled in on a rainy day for a drink. With the drink, we got a free tap. The taste of that free bite was AMAZING, so we ordered another round. We came back three more times for drinks before we decided to have dinner. This ended up being one of our favorite dinners in Barcelona. Everything on the menu... More 

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2 Thank AshleyKegan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

I read several reviews before visiting this place and I'm so glad that I tried it out. Excellent Tapas, great ambience, amazing service. You can't ask for more. Must try if you are in Gothic quarter.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Great place for tapas, wines and beers. Service is great and quite helpful. Excellent food variety and local beers to taste. You may need to wait a bit as they do not accept bookings but still it won't be more than 15min.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

All the pleasures of eating in one place! We had the stuffed red peppers (stuffed with cheese and mixed with a side of jam), lobo, jamon, and the chicken caesar on toast. On the house was the tuna on toast... lovely. Amazing experience over a bottle of red wine. A hole in the wall, but worth the visit!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 02:00
Monday
18:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 02:00
Thursday
18:00 - 02:00
Friday
18:00 - 02:30
Saturday
18:00 - 02:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 08002 | Carrer de Sant Domenec Del Call 14, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
  • Neighbourhood: Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
  • Phone Number: +34 933 02 81 41

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Staying in Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)

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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 musicians lasting late into the night. Fashionistas will be drawn to Portal de L’Angel, which is lined with well-known brand names and smaller boutique stands.
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