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Bench restaurant - CLOSED

Aribau 33, 08011 Barcelona, Spain
+34 934 52 11 86
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good27%
  • Average30%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible5%
4 Nov 2016
“Averge food and pricey”
11 Jul 2016
“Good enough, excellent service”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Aribau 33, 08011 Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed 4 November 2016

Restaurant is located just near Axel hotel. Restaurant looks modern and nice and quite many people were looking menu outside, but no one them came inside during we were there. Same time there was an other couple having dinner, but no more visitors. We ate...More

Thank Jupihupi
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Nice modern restaurant situated in the downstairs of Axel Hotel. The food was OK, for a reasonable price. The ambience is very nice, incl the furniture and lightning. Staff is very professional and helpful.

Thank Miloslav Z
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

I was always wondering while passing by bench on why it's empty. So I decided to try it out and realised that the reason is food. I didn't finish neither of the plates that I ordered. First half an hour we were alone in the...More

Thank Rza A
Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

Spontaneous visit as walking past restaurant. Street appearance and menu looked really good. After being shown to my table service was very poor with no drinks or food menu for at least 5 minutes. Main course I ordered fillet steak cooked medium and potatoes with...More

Thank Procy76
Reviewed 29 January 2016 via mobile

The service was great, punctual and helpful. The courses where also tasteful at affordable prices! Simply excellent!

Thank Luiggi P
Reviewed 13 November 2015

A great place to dine. Kicks off about 9pm. Very swanky. food was good. Wine well priced. Service very attentive and professional.

Thank Stephen M
Reviewed 27 October 2015

Called in here for first time a couple of weeks ago. Was so impressed i am booking my 70th birday party here !! Great food and service at sensible prices .

Thank michael a
Reviewed 3 September 2015

Tonight - Thursday 3rd September - we booked a table online at The Bench and were promised a 50% discount on food. Each course was delicious and yet! at the end of the meal they also gave my wife and I a complementary cava and...More

Thank BobW2000
Reviewed 30 August 2015

Abismal food, terrible presentation, excessively overpriced (even with the 50% discount deal). A minimal wine list with bottles in the local supermarket retailing at 3 to 4 € (Blume / Sangre De Toro) on the wine list at €25 .... Inedible fois gras which didn´t...More

Thank pauoski
Reviewed 9 April 2015

My first trip to Barcelona was like the curate's egg; good in parts. And this was one of the good bits. Wonderful food - try the shrimp in garlic - and waiters so warm and friendly. No loud music, just delicious tones strumming in the...More

Thank 281Victoria
Passing through the glorious Plaça Catalunya, you
enter the newer city district of Eixample, literally
translated as “extension,” which immediately becomes
recognisable by its more spacious streets and elegant
atmosphere. The main artery of this sizable district,
Passeig de Gracia, is lined with high-end
international designer stores. Not to be outdone, the
glitz and glamour of this zone is perhaps best
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  • Address: Aribau 33, 08011 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Eixample
  • Neighbourhood: Eixample
  • Phone Number: +34 934 52 11 86
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