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Informal

Calle de la Plata 4 | Hotel the Serras, 08023 Barcelona, Spain
+34 931 69 18 69
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good17%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Spanish, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Calle de la Plata 4 | Hotel the Serras, 08023 Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Location: The Informal Restaurant is located in the Serras Hotel in Barcelona. It is situated in a famous Bari Gotic area, just a few minutes away from Barceloneta station. It is a 7 minute walk from Las Ramblas. Atmosphere: The whole hotel has a minimalist, modern decor...More

Thank FirstClass L
Carla S, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Informal, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear FirstClass L, I would like to personally thank you for visiting us at Informal by Marc Gascons and taking the time to write a review about your experience in trip Advisor. We are delighted to hear that you have enjoyed our premium quality food...More

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Reviewed 1 September 2018

Located in a fabulous boutique hotel on the edge of the Gothic Quarter adjacent to the harbour. We were a family of five, we enjoyed drinks on the roof top bar and then proceeded downstairs for dinner. The menu offers a great choice of meat...More

Thank Amortimer67
Carla S, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Informal, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Amortimer67, First of all, thank you for choosing Informal by Marc Gascons and taking the time to write a review about your experience with us at Trip Advisor. We were delighted to have you highly recommend us as a 5-star experience and we are...More

Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

An excellent restaurant. We were served by Anne who is just wonderful at her job: professional, funny, polite and attentive. We shared the chateaubriand which was melt in the mouth. The restaurant is beautifully furnished and very comfortable. A must visit!More

Thank Alexander12347
Carla S, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Informal, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Alexander1234, I would like to personally thank you for taking the time to write a review about your experience at the Informal Restaurant. We are delighted to hear that you have enjoyed our premium quality food and design as the service. Our staff is...More

Reviewed 20 August 2018

This restaurant is located at the border of the Gothic quarter of Barcelona, close to the harbor. The restaurant, both food and service, reflects the character of a restaurant hosted in a 5* hotel in a cosmopolitan city. The cuisine of El Informal pairs well...More

Thank profcesc
Carla S, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Informal, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear profcesc, I would like to personally thank you for taking the time to write a review about your experience at the Informal Restaurant. We are pleased to hear "the cuisine of El Informal pairs well modernity with Catalan traditional dishes" and seasonal products, as...More

Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Best Patatas Bravas we tasted in Barcelona! As a main we had Ribeye Steak and Lamb which both were really nicely done.More

Thank Ella P
Carla S, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Informal, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

Dear Ella P, I would like to personally thank you for taking the time to write a review about your experience at the Informal Restaurant. We are delighted to hear that you loved or patatas bravas, rib eye and lamb. e are looking forward to...More

Reviewed 1 August 2018

We had dinner at Informal the one night we stayed at The Serras and weren't disappointed. Delicious plates and some good wines to boot.More

Thank WolfeStreetTravelcom
Carla S, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Informal, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2018

Dear WolfeStreetTravelURL, I would like to personally thank you for taking the time to write a review about your experience at the Informal Restaurant. We are delighted to hear that you have enjoyed our premium quality food and wines as the service and the atmosphere....More

Reviewed 23 July 2018

My wife and I recently enjoyed a lovely dinner at Informal. Everything from start to finish was fantastic. Super friendly and helpful staff, so many plate options, and the food was really fresh and delicious. In addition, they also have a unique cocktail menu with...More

Thank Yariv R
Carla S, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Informal, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2018

Dear Yariv R, I would like to personally thank you for taking the time to write a review about your experience at the Informal Restaurant. We are delighted to hear that you have enjoyed a lovely dinner at Informal and from start to finish was...More

Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

This place really blew me away with the service. The food was also really good, but I am a sucker for attention to detail and the team here (not just our waitress but the ladies who ran the food and opened/poured the wines) was ON...More

Thank Patricia E
Carla S, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Informal, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2018

Dear Patricia E, I would like to personally thank you for taking the time to write a review about your experience at the Informal Restaurant. We are delighted to hear that we really blew you away with the service. Our staff is very detail oriented...More

Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

So good we went back twice. The first time we went was on a Sunday evening and so was pleasantly quiet which meant the service was attentive. We both had a starter of tuna tartare as well as the Iberian ham to share with tomato...More

Thank timseels
Carla S, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Informal, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2018

Dear timseels I would like to personally thank you for taking the time to write a review about your experience at the Informal Restaurant. We are delighted to hear that you liked it so much that you went back twice. Also we are glad that...More

Reviewed 24 June 2018

As we were staying at The Serras Hotel after a long flight from Australia we decided to relax and have dinner at Informal on our first night in Barcelona. The quality of each dish was outstanding and not overly expensive. From the patas bravas which...More

Thank emeldr
Carla S, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Informal, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2018

Dear emeldr, I would like to personally thank you for taking the time to write a review about your experience at the Informal Restaurant. And what a nice coincidence that you arrived tired and we could give you the service and food you weren't expecting...More

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melilouis
24 March 2018|
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Response from Carla S | Property representative |
Excuse our delayed response. For sure, we are family friendly.
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Marilyn Z
29 March 2017|
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Dear Marilyn Z, Yes, you can find us at Passeig de Colom, 9. 08002 Barcelona We are looking forward to welcome you in a near future.
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29 April 2016|
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Response from Явор С | Reviewed this property |
We were dressed smart casual and it was OK
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 40 - USD 104
Meals
Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 11:30 am
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 11:30 am
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
1:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 11:30 am
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
1:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 11:30 am
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
1:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 11:30 am
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
1:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 11:30 am
1:30 pm - 3:45 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 11:30 am
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle de la Plata 4 | Hotel the Serras, 08023 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Barrio Gòtico (Barri Gòtic)
  • Neighbourhood: Barrio Gòtico (Barri Gòtic)
  • Phone Number: +34 931 69 18 69
  • E-mail
Description
Marc Gascons, who has been awarded a Michelin-Star, following the huge success of his family-run establishment in Girona has been described as fresh, young and informal, but very much Catalan and Mediterranean in style. The restaurant has a team of twenty people and delivers a seasonal menu designed for sharing, consisting of locally soured produce from the land and sea. Among the dishes designed by Gascons are: honeyed potato gnocchi with butter sauce and black winter truffle; charcoal grilled turbot with roasted leek; and grilled black kid with herbal oil. All dishes can be enjoyed with a impressive selection of wines, ranging from local Catalan to others from Spain, France and Germany.
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