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La Bascula

#1,016 of 7,640 Restaurants in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
El Born / La Ribera
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Fiasanders, 30, 8012 Barcelona, Spain
+34 933 19 98 66
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Today
13:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 13:00 - 18:30
Wed - Sat 13:00 - 23:00
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I absolutely LOVE coming here. The sandwiches and the vegan burger are the absolute best, or the homemade icetea... and the cakes and coffees! The atmosphere is super relaxed and a bit alternative, its a vibe where everybody can just be themselves and it is all fine. The staff is friendly and helpful. Whenever I have friends or family over... More 

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Thank Hannah B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Saw this in the rough guide and thought we'd (mum and I) try it for dinner. I'm veggie but she's not. We had lovely starters (dips, pitta, breadsticks and carrots and cucumber, and also had a mozzarella, rocket, olive and tomato salad) but there was so much lettuce and rocket! Tasty but too much! We had a cheese and mushroom... More 

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Thank Helen S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Incredible vegetarian food and very cool place... The prices are well-adjusted. Underground restaurant! :)

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Thank Roger F
Rivoli, Italy
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74 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

It's a typical former Cereria (a place where candle were made) in the very center of the city! The staff is really kind and coffee & food are great! There are high table, except for an area for disabled people!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

We were looking for something else than tapas and were attracted by the menu outside. Although it wasn't a restaurant we'd normally go to we where happy we had dinner here. Yes, it looks a bit messy inside, you have to eat from recyclable plates and drink out of biodegradable cups, but it's their way of doing their best for... More 

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Thank JYeorl
Barcelona, Spain
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62 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

Forget the food and go for the cakes. They are amazing. Home made, huge, american stile, billions of calories..........

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Thank Lurdes-LOpez
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

La bascula has a small menu and additional to that some daily dishes. It is affordable, prices ranging from 5€ for a huge sandwich to 8,50€ for a meal. I had a vegan sandwich with seitan which tastes great. It was just a tad oily for my liking. What's great: They have vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options, white and... More 

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Long Branch, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016

My vegetarian self and my omnivorous friend both LOVED this restaurant. Food and drinks were amazing, and it's a lovely place. The waitress kindly wrote out a list of all the tea components and vendors for my friend, who inquired after loving their tea. C Princesa and Fiasanders have many other wonderful finds as well!

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Thank Sara D
Tel Aviv, Israel
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

Nice atmosphere in the middle of the gothic quarter. Very friendly service and tasty veggie food serve in single-serving dishes which add to the "organic" feel. All in all, great place for lunch.

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Thank Ohados
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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249 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2016

Loved the whole experience - very quirky and fun. Wooden doors converted into doors, etc - you get the vibe of the place. Good food, interesting mix of flavours but made deliciously. Bang in the middle of the old town so definitely swing by for a meal.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 14 - USD 35
Cuisine
Argentinian, South American, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 18:30
Wednesday
13:00 - 23:00
Thursday
13:00 - 23:00
Friday
13:00 - 23:00
Saturday
13:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fiasanders, 30, 8012 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > El Born / La Ribera
  • Neighbourhood: El Born / La Ribera
  • Phone Number: +34 933 19 98 66

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in El Born / La Ribera

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El Born / La Ribera
The labyrinth that is El Born becomes most apparent the moment you turn down one of its side streets. But this is one of the few labyrinths you might actually enjoy losing your way in. After all, there are few places that live and breathe such exciting energy regardless of the time of day. This neighbourhood seamlessly transcends the old and new parts of the city, reflected in its vast array of restaurants ranging from fancy Michelin-star establishments to trendy fusion restaurants. Here you'll find historical and cultural attractions such as the popular Picasso Museum and the Gothic cathedral La Santa Maria del Mar, where you just might be able to catch a traditional Catalan wedding.
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