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Cafe De L'Academia

Placa St Just, Lledo 1, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
+34 933 19 82 53
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“rack of lamb” (38 reviews)
“cod” (58 reviews)
“guinea fowl” (17 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Placa St Just, Lledo 1, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

Last week we had a wonderful, cozy and delicious experience! The atmosphere was elegant and warm, but not stuffy. Loved the architecture and lighting. Our favorite and most memorable food items were the squid appetizer, monkfish with spinach, cod with olives and tomatoes, plum ice...More

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Reviewed 14 January 2018

We had a nice dinner. And this is what I feel about this place – just nice and nothing more. The food was very good but it did not blow my stomach away  The waiters were helpful and smiling but I missed “being welcome”-feeling....More

Thank Svetlana A
Reviewed 12 January 2018

I highly recommend this delightful restaurant .... delicious food prepared with care and great service. Rack of lamb exceptional and the desserts are to die for.

Thank marinaview1
Reviewed 30 December 2017

Highly recommended for lunch. Narrow and a bit dark, but in a convenient and good area. Tasty options and good service. We went with our three year old son, which is perhaps not ideal, but we were accomodated and I also found something on the...More

Thank Barcelonina12
Reviewed 30 December 2017

Family visit late December. Although the food was nice it was quite expensive for what we received. €45 for steak and potatoes for 2 to share, not enough of a main course for me and my 14 year old son. We had nicer food elsehwere

Thank Andy_w12345
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Lovely meal here. Busy spot. Excellent service and value for money. Recommend the rack of lamb with candied potatoes. Dessert lovely too. Waiter suggested a chocolate cake which was not too sweet. In nice historical part of the city

Thank Brenda R
Reviewed 10 December 2017

This is our third time to this restaurant throughout the years. We absolutely love the food here. It has never disappointed us. The food is excellent. The staff very personable. There were six in out party and I wanted to take them here for our...More

Thank teacher34
Reviewed 3 December 2017

We had seen reviews but didn't realise it was so close to our hotel (1 block away), found it on our last evening, couldn't believe we were lucky enough to just get a table outdoors without even booking. Was a perfect evening, great service, the...More

Thank KarenCyclingwidow
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Stopped in while wandering through the Gothic quarter and was pleasantly surprised by the quality of the meal. We had the duck confit (pictured) and squid with baked vegetables. Both were excellent and seemed to be a good representation of local Catalonian dishes. Paired with...More

Thank 4alexnyc
Reviewed 22 November 2017

Really liked this place. Excellent food, great service, good wine. At first glance it looks rather formal, but it felt quite casual once we sat down. Will come back again!

Thank shvarz
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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Maria S
12 October 2017|
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Response from tomcat401 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I rang the restaurant to book our table, they were very helpful and everything was fine. Well worth the visit!
21 August 2017|
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Response from Vincent M | Reviewed this property |
Not open on weekends. We dropped in and booked at lunch time for that night. No Problem. Phone bookings fine. Just don't turn up, we saw many people turned away.
Anna B
25 June 2017|
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Response from JeremyKnott | Reviewed this property |
I'd recommend calling them as they get busy.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
8:30 PM - 11:30 PM
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
8:30 PM - 11:30 PM
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
8:30 PM - 11:30 PM
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
8:30 PM - 11:30 PM
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
8:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Placa St Just, Lledo 1, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Barrio Gòtico (Barri Gòtic)
  • Neighbourhood: Barrio Gòtico (Barri Gòtic)
  • Phone Number: +34 933 19 82 53
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