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El Xampanyet

Carrer de Montcada, 22 | Next to the Museu Picasso, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
+34 933 19 70 03
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (516 reviews)
“stuffed peppers” (18 reviews)
“calamari” (46 reviews)
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Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Carrer de Montcada, 22 | Next to the Museu Picasso, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
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1 - 10 of 1,069 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you are lucky enough to find this restaurant open and even luckier to find room for a seat then enjoy authentic traditional tapas, great house cava and an exciting yet crowded atmosphere. The staff are friendly, knowledgeable and humorously helpful.

Thank Lazyhs
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place for tapas and pinchos. Narrow and a bit crowded when went but the waitresses made space and were very helpful and humorous with it. Potatoes stuffed with aioli and chorizo, anchovies on tomato bread, very tasty seafood. There is a bit of upselling...More

Thank LondonPhil27
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent place, tapas were excellent, the athmosphere is great, the waiters know their job and very friendly. 2thumbs up

Thank Politicattika
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

No notice on the Web site. Trip adviser said it was open but they were on holiday. We found somewhere else which wasn't bad, but it was a bit of a wasted journey.

2  Thank TheGreenPiper
Reviewed 10 January 2018

We are now "pros" on going to tapas bars. My wife and I are in a far better position to evaluate the experience than we were when we went here the last year. We have been to a number of ones all over southern Spain...More

3  Thank 1234texas
Reviewed 7 January 2018

This place is great for tapas and drinks with friends. The place is always crowded, food is not expensive and the enviroment is really great.

Thank Pegmp
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

This is an amazing tapas spot. Go early or expect a crowd. Seating is limited to a handful of tables but you can also stand at the counter. The dishes aren’t fancy but they are flavorful and reflect the best of local cuisine. Try the...More

Thank Zosia B
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Stumbled upon this place last year and had to come back. Great tapas, friendly bartenders, good beer. Just belly up to the bar and if you're adventurous, let the bartender select for you. There's a reason this place is packed.

Thank Tom D
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

In its category, this restaurant fantastic. You will probably not notice it in the gothic quarter as it is blending in with the surroundings. The place was buzzing and we were lucky that we arrived just at the right time to avoid any waiting. They’re...More

Thank KrisSA123
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

The best service in barcelona, The owner and the waitress were very friendly and carefull. Food was delicious! The champagne was very good. Thank you!

Thank Maayan S
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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
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Laura T
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Response from Johan F | Reviewed this property |
Generelly not. However, if you het to know them... then theres a chance!
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7 July 2017|
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Response from Sena Ö | Reviewed this property |
It's really small place and really hard to find a place to sit. Most of the people are standing. However I saw couples or friend groups there. If you go early you might find a place.
12 April 2017|
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Response from Vikavei | Reviewed this property |
I don't think that they take reservations. It's more of a first come first served situation. I would strongly recommend to go earlier before they open especially if it's a larger group of people.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:15 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:15 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:15 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:15 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carrer de Montcada, 22 | Next to the Museu Picasso, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > El Born / La Ribera
  • Neighbourhood: El Born / La Ribera
  • Phone Number: +34 933 19 70 03
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