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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 1 week ago

Our second time here, for lunch this time. Dinner last November was wonderful, and we tracked this place down again on a short stop over in Barcelona in September. We sat in the square outside and it was a completely delightful experience. I had beautiful...More

Thank Penguinz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had the best meal so far during my trip to Spain. I walked in and was given a table with no reservation and sat at a great table by the entrance. My servers were quick to set me up with water and wonderful wine...More

Thank Ann Marie H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The people who work in this beautiful little restaurant couldn't have been nicer to me and my friends as we pored over the menu of traditional and new Spanish dishes. Everybody at my table liked their meals. I started with the pear and rocket salad,...More

Thank El_Pelicano
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The last time I visited this establishment was 2 years ago. When I last dined at Cafe de L'Academia I was delighted with the experience and the feeling was again reinforced. The staff are experts, and they display their knowledge with an effortless poise. The...More

Thank Con P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What more can you ask for , food that is simply stunning, superb staff and a lovely setting Makes for the perfect restaurant, and the perfect evening ,definitely the best meal I have had in Barcelona Try the Catalan meat soup it's simply mouth watering...More

Thank mark s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We sat outside in the square - our table had been reserved with our place name on it - and service was prompt. We had a really delicious red wine, recommended to us by the waiter. I had pomfret of duck and my partner had...More

Thank Hilariousnicity
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful food, great staff. Accommodated us, a group of 8, in the cellar as we hadn't booked and they were full on a wet Tuesday evening. Unusual but suited us well 🙂

Thank Cathy B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I loved this restaurant, and we had our two best dinners here. The first time we both had the steak, which was prepared perfectly. We paired it with an excellent bottle of Tramp red wine, which was their recommendation. Dessert was the...More

1  Thank Groovychik
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

closed sat and sun, never mind, book your friday night in advance and you'll be pleased. Positively surprised to find out that every dishes can be ordered as half portion. Love that! Simply prepared quality product, good service. Definitely a challenger.

1  Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were staying at the Mercer hotel, just a few doors down the street and wanted something nearby for our last evening. I am so glad that we chose this spot. Fortunatley, our concierge was able to book a table on short notice. The food...More

1  Thank Enjoy_Life_MD
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
13 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
26 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, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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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