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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)
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Placa St Just, Lledo 1, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very disappointing experience last night. At 7pm or so, our concierge was able to confirm an 8:30 dinner reservation. We arrived to the door of the restaurant to see another couple evaluating if they should try the restaurant and go in. At 8:43 I held...More

1  Thank WorldTravel-to-Eat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had wonderful dinner. Atmosphere was great. Food tasted good. They had a half portion so we could try several dishes. No charge for bread. Service was quick and smooth. Although the restaurant was busy all the staffs were able to meet our needs. Definitely...More

Thank sonyul
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I chanced upon this restaurant after looking for restaurants to kick-off my culinary trip of Barcelona. I’m glad I read reviews and made a dinner reservation here! The restaurant is intimate as it seats only about 40 people and is only open during the weekdays....More

Thank HappyOrangeDuck
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

1  Thank RomanLydiaKlufas
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
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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
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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
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
13:30 - 16:00
20:30 - 23:30
13:30 - 16:00
20:30 - 23:30
13:30 - 16:00
20:30 - 23:30
13:30 - 16:00
20:30 - 23:30
13:30 - 16:00
20:30 - 23:30
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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