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La Castanya

) #78 of 8,129 Restaurants in Barcelona ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Calle Escudellers, 30, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
+34 936 39 78 27
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (105 reviews)
“onglet” (4 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Calle Escudellers, 30, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
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1 - 10 of 298 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

The service and the food was absolutely amazing, we asked the staff to choose everything for us and the recommendations were spot on. GO, TRY, ENJOY!!!

Thank Missy R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here on a Sunday night having read reviews on trip advisor. We chose to eat at the bar as we fancied the idea of watching the chef prepare our food. I'm pregnant and the waitress told us what I could(n't) have. My absolute...More

Thank VickyAlebon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided against our first choice when we arrived and it was the size of a wardrobe, so wandering around the gothic quarter with Tripadvisor on our phone we stumbled across La Castanya. Most good tapas places are rammed with queues outside but there were...More

Thank Fandango11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We happened upon this restaurant because of TripAdvisor reviews. When we got there, it was fairly empty and, for us, we don't see that as a good sign. We gave it try anyhow, and were pleasantly surprised. It was one of our most fun meals...More

Thank denversportmom1214
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food was amazingly flavorful and a great value. Everyone from the waiter to the head chef made us feel extremely welcome. Dont miss this hidden gem if you are visiting Barcelona.

Thank Mario G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommend - all of the food was exceptional and we were lucky enough to have the head chef serve us at the bar and talk through each of the courses. Fantastic authentic tapas in the heart of the amazing Gothic Quarter!

Thank Daniel H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is a real find! Up one if the very many narrow streets in the gothic quarter, near aka Caracoles, (the place with the huge chicken BBC fire facing the street) over the course of 2 dinners, we found brilliantly authentic, with a twist,...More

2  Thank David F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We chose La Castanya as it had very good reviews and a convenient location close to La Rambla. Upon arrival it was quite quiet as we arrived around 7:15 so we were invited to sit at the bar. This meant that the chef could recommend...More

Thank Kathryn H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

fell on this place by accident, a very happy accident indeed! The restaurant is primarily tapas but with an inventive twist that comes from the front of house chef who will undoubtedly go on to greater things with time. All the dishes have a depth,...More

Thank I Pad w
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place! Found via TripAdvisor and all the good reviews are absolutly true! Original food, all slightly different in a positive way and excellent service. Enough space at the back. This place has all the ingredients for a great evening! Thanks guys!

Thank Sven L
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 29
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 00:30
17:00 - 00:30
17:00 - 00:30
17:00 - 00:30
17:00 - 00:30
17:00 - 00:30
17:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Escudellers, 30, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
  • Neighbourhood: Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
  • Phone Number: +34 936 39 78 27
  • E-mail
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