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Laie Libreria Cafe

C/Pau Claris 85, 08010 Barcelona, Spain
+34 933 02 73 10
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good47%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
19 Feb 2017
“Nice ”
1 Dec 2016
“Great lunch stop after Sagrada Familia”
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CUISINES
Cafe, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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C/Pau Claris 85, 08010 Barcelona, Spain
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1 - 10 of 24 reviews

Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

They have only 2 plugs on the wall near the tables were you can sit and work on your laptop. The rest is a restaurant, so unless its past 4pm or you are eating, you cant sit there. Not recomendable if you are planning to...More

1  Thank 777joered777
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Cool and original place as it's a mix between a library and a café. Pretty quiet. You can also have a snack.

1  Thank Frob3
Reviewed 2 December 2016

Delicious lunch after a long morning at Sagrada Familia. I was hungry and their Barcelona salad hit the spot with a cup of coffee. It was not cheap, but very good.

1  Thank Julie B
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Fantastic hideaway for reading or getting some studying done. The location is more like a book store that happens to have a café rather than the other way around. The wifi is excellent and the atmosphere is cultured and relaxed. There is also a nice...More

1  Thank taylor711
Reviewed 4 July 2016

I had heard about this bookstore as a great place to find books in Spanish during my visit, along with a great coffee shop. Indeed, both are worth the trip. It's easy to find, the staff were very helpful with my book searches, and the...More

1  Thank abcfox
Reviewed 7 June 2016

Modern book shop near Plaça de Catalunya with cafe upstairs. I am learning Spanish so came here at the recommendation of my teacher - a native of Barcelona. Bought a few easy reading Spanish books and had a deliciously simple breakfast (coffee and chocolate croissant)...More

1  Thank cocomyrtle
Reviewed 26 March 2016

This is a famous book store come library in Barcelona. It's the kind of escape from frenetic City life that you'd usually find in a red brick street in Boston, Washington DC or San Francisco or an intellectual quartier in Paris. There's a large cafe...More

1  Thank Xplor138
Reviewed 16 February 2016

This is an elegant literary café, located on the floor above the Laie bookshop. The atmosphere is dignified and relaxed, and I'd probably come here often if I were living in Barcelona. I was here an hour or so after lunch. Tables hadn't been cleaned...More

1  Thank amarcord83
Reviewed 8 February 2016

This is a cafe set within a small library. The cafe and restaurant part is upstairs. Fantastic atmosphere, very relaxed and very popular with local people so much nicer than the chain coffee places. We had a snack which was very tasty - I had...More

1  Thank lin4197
Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

I liked the place because is quite spacious and not as noisy as most cafeterias. I tried to connect to wifi but didn't manage, still the place is great for working, reading or just chilling in the indoor/outdoor terraza

1  Thank Pablo G
Nearby
Eixample
Passing through the glorious Plaça Catalunya, you
enter the newer city district of Eixample, literally
translated as “extension,” which immediately becomes
recognisable by its more spacious streets and elegant
atmosphere. The main artery of this sizable district,
Passeig de Gracia, is lined with high-end
international designer stores. Not to be outdone, the
glitz and glamour of this zone is perhaps best
...More
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Restaurant Details

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    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Monday
09:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 21:00
Thursday
09:00 - 21:00
Friday
09:00 - 21:00
Saturday
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: C/Pau Claris 85, 08010 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Eixample
  • Neighbourhood: Eixample
  • Phone Number: +34 933 02 73 10
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