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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” (510 reviews)
“calamari” (50 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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Reviewed 2 days ago

We happened to stumble across this tiny little place on a walk just before our dinner, there were a lot of people in and around the bar so we decided to go in for a quick glass of wine and a few tapas... we could...More

Thank Mark N
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Excellent tapas bar with so friendly staff...U may need to wait, but worth it! We went through about 8 kind od tapas...each so tasty. Try sweet / desert as well.

Thank rafał m
Reviewed 5 days ago

We also visited this excellent tapas and cava bar last year, but our experience this time was even better. We had lunch with six different tapas on a rainy September Friday at 12.00 (when they open). Our selection of tapas was less coincidental and conventional...More

Thank Gunnar G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An authentic tiny tapas bar with good wine and excellent food. Tiny, chaotic, always fool, but has very nice atmosphere.

Thank Darius J
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to El Xampanyet on the recommendation of our hotel, and loved it so much, we went two nights in a row! It's busy in there, like, super, crazy packed to the rafters busy, but also really fun. Even if you can't get a...More

Thank Nicole C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you don't mind hustle and bustle you need to try this restaurant. Order yourself a bottle of the house cava like everyone else has and enjoy working your way through the tapas menu. Great food, drink and atmosphere.

Thank Melissa P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A friend of mine who's a cook and lives in Barcelona recommended it. We were three people, waited for 5 mins to get a table, totally worth it, for me mainly because of the atmosphere, as every other place I visited in Barcelona also had...More

Thank Ichinka
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was looking forward to trying out this place. I planned it with our trip to the Picasso museum which is right across the street. Found a sign that they are closed for vacation until first week in september. Will have to wait until the next...More

Thank Dabzzz
Reviewed 18 August 2017

What a place! Perfect Tapas Bar! The great thing about this spanish Bar is that there are as many locals as tourists inside, great food, the bread with tomato sauce taste heavenly and the home bubbly wine or Cava just brings everything in rhythm. I...More

1  Thank Tuturas L
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Went here around lunchtime. Tapas was excellent and the crowd was fun loving. Will definitely recommend more so if you are visiting the Picasso museum since it's just a stones throw away

1  Thank noelzach
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
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Laura T
24 September 2017|
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Response from Mark N | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I'm pretty sure it it first come first served there, when you arrive ask for a table and they will seat you when one come available.... depending on the day you go it could be crazy (thurs-sat) or a little quieter the... More
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
Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:15
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:15
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:15
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:15
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:15
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:15
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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