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paseo de la exposicion 85, 08004 Barcelona, Spain
+34 935 33 51 40
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“burrata” (11 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
paseo de la exposicion 85, 08004 Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Very good food in a cozy entourage. Good location - specially for good weather, have a seat outdoors, not a busy street. Indoors with eclectic decoration. Now the food: this is the reason you come there. Very attractive menu, dish selection, and basic cuisine. Forget...More

Thank Martí S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked Xemei for my sisters hen do and I was a bit nervous about it. It's definitely not the sort of place you would usually go to for a hen do. It's a grown up restaurant with fantastic food and an adventurous wine list....More

1  Thank Samantha D
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for a dinner place together with my wife, and w/o previous reservation they were able to accomodate us in the terrace. Very good food, no arrogant service at all (something u could expect to find looking to the bad reviews). Try the...More

Thank david g
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

It's a place we wanted to go since long, and finally we got a table last Sunday. The menu was nice, with fresh spring ingredients and some options that were not pasta ( my husband and son do not eat gluten). We enjoyed all, the...More

Thank Silvia L
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Booked this for 10:30 after the magic fountain display (its about a ten minute walk away). Quite small - about 6-7 table but the food and service was fantastic. Really off the beaten track but worth looking for

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 12 April 2017

On our way to the Montjuïc Castle, we walked pass this restaurant. A lovely restaurant sitting on a quiet street caught our attention. We decided to have some food before continuing our journey. We sat outside and enjoyed the warm Autumn sunbeams. The food was...More

Thank curious_moss
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Hidden away from all tourist traps, Xemei is a welcoming and needed experience in Barcelona food scene. This Venetian place is completely produce driven, both on food as in the wine program! Our special crawfish, just barely hit the grill with a touch of their...More

Thank Telma G
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Cutting to the chase this is some of the best food I ever ate. Now it might have something to do with the fact that I just got off a red eye flight from New York and was eating along but I couldn't believe how...More

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 25 February 2017

i can't even explain how good it was. food amazing you can eat better than some restaurants in Italy. EXPENSIVE but worth it. try the BURRATA

Thank Najah F
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Cosy place with a simple amazing dishes & good choice of wine. Not a touristic place. Good for romantic or family dinner.

Thank Alina S
Beyond the four columns standing guard at the Plaça
Espanya, beyond even the extravagant and colourful
fountains guiding your way up the boulevard, stands
the impressive and towering structure of the Palau
Nacional, the national museum. At this very spot in
front of the cascades of the central fountain, Freddie
Mercury and Montserrat Caballe gave the performance of
their lifetimes to welcome the 1992 Olympic Games to
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$32 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
20:30 - 00:00
13:00 - 16:00
20:30 - 00:00
13:30 - 15:30
20:30 - 00:00
13:30 - 15:30
20:30 - 00:00
13:30 - 15:30
20:30 - 00:00
13:30 - 15:30
20:30 - 00:00
13:30 - 15:30
20:30 - 00:00
13:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: paseo de la exposicion 85, 08004 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Montjuic
  • Neighbourhood: Montjuic
  • Phone Number: +34 935 33 51 40
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