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Barcelona Tapas Restaurant & Bar - CLOSED

Shingley Drive | Abell Point Marina, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
+61 499 143 421
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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Restaurant Hours Closed
$$ - $$$
Shingley Drive | Abell Point Marina, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

We loved the food, the music and the view. Was such a relaxed vibe and made the whole experience so enjoyable. We will be back and we Would highly recommend but definitely book in advance.

Thank dedemiller
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Our first meal during our vacation. Very attentive service addressing needs of my 2 year old. Couldn't decide on wine so they brought me a taste of 3 different ones....even though I was initially ordering just a glass. We had fresh prawns and white fish...More

Thank Philipp S
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Had tasty meal from unusual menu, apparently on final night before this restaurant has a three week refurbishment. Swift service. Delicious Riesling from NZ. Planned opening April. Manager talked with us and has great ideas to make this different from the usual marina overpriced under...More

1  Thank Christopher C
Management response:Responded 21 March 2017

Thank you for your review. We are delighted you enjoyed your experience and the service was to your liking. We hope you come back and visit us again once we have refurbished and relaunched the venue.

Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Some extremely delicious food and wine at this tapas bar ! If you have a chance and want to go someone a bit more up market whilst in Airlie I would absolutely recommend !!

Thank Sophie R
Management response:Responded 21 March 2017

Thank you for leaving your review, we are delighted you enjoyed your experience and the food and wine was also to your liking. Come back and see us again soon.

Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Luv the new atmosphere & excellent food & the best view!!! Beautiful dining on the deck looking over the Marina. Good choice of food, tapas OR a meal. Generous serves.

Thank piontyears
Management response:Responded 13 March 2017

Many thanks for your review of the restaurant and we are glad you enjoyed your experience, the stunning views and the relaxed atmosphere. Come back and see us again soon!

A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

The food and the service are both excellent, the prawns and the meatballs were particularly good. Great service and a lovely setting too.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Management response:Responded 7 March 2017

Thank you for your feedback of our new menu, we are delighted you enjoyed your experience and hope to welcome you back again in the future.

Reviewed 1 March 2017

This restaurant was included in our Segway tour of the boardwalk of Airlie Beach. We came back past it on our segways and had ordered a snack from the list at the beginning of the tour. We saw a beautiful sunset whilst seated, if you're...More

Thank Megan I
Management response:Responded 2 March 2017

Thank you for your review of our restaurant and we are delighted your visit was blessed with a stunning sunset. Our range of tapas is designed to accommodate both seafood-lovers and those who aren't that way inclined, so it is unfortunate the non-seafood dishes were...More

Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

I just can't get past a restaurant that lists in their menu goats cheese on crostini and serves it to you on Arnotts Cruskits. This is like a horror movie out some silly reality TV show. We had three other "tapas" dishes. The meatballs were...More

2  Thank Japanangka
Management response:Responded 23 February 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review your experience at our restaurant recently. I can assure you that our crostini is made to order with freshly toasted baguette slices and then topped with the goats cheese, eggplant and sage. With reference to the meatballs,...More

Reviewed 22 February 2017

The recent change of ownership can only be described as sensational as a new menu is on offer with top quality food at reasonable prices. There will be a name change shortly after this restaurant closes for a couple of weeks for a renovation. A...More

1  Thank Ray R
Management response:Responded 23 February 2017

Thank you for your review and encouraging words in relation to the future of the restaurant. We are glad you enjoyed the new menu and look forward to welcoming you back when the restaurant relaunches with a fresh, new offer.

Reviewed 21 February 2017

Stopped by the former Barcelona for some lunch before a boat trip & were impressed by the interim menu put together by Matt Golinski. Previously the standard had slipped to woeful and it was great to be able to go back. The food was reasonably...More

Thank Rolland_Buttar
Management response:Responded 23 February 2017

Thank you for your review and we are glad you dropped by to try out the new menu, put together by the talented Matt Golinski whilst the restaurant undergoes a transition period under new ownership. We hope to see you again in the future and...More

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 11 - USD 22
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shingley Drive | Abell Point Marina, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Airlie Beach
  • Phone Number: +61 499 143 421
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Barcelona Tapas Restaurant & Bar has recently come under new ownership (effective 10 February 2016). Barcelona is situated in the South Marina Village at the award winning Abell Point Marina with stunning water views. The recently revamped menu showcases a range of Mediterranean inspired tapas dishes as well as a full range of main courses, showcasing local produce and great seafood. Barcelona is currently open for lunch and dinner. We serve great coffee and food and in incredible waterfront setting, so come on down try for yourself and enjoy the views.
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