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La Fonda

Carrer dels Escudellers, 10, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
+34 933 01 75 15
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good41%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“paella” (255 reviews)
“black rice” (22 reviews)
“fideua” (19 reviews)
Open Now
13:00 - 23:30All hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Carrer dels Escudellers, 10, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Walking round at 10pm I guess isn't the greatest time to find a decent restaurant to have a good bit of tapas when it's your first time in Barca. La Fonda were good enough to sit 8 of us so was grateful for that. Then...More

Thank Noori H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited La Fonda in a group of 6, among which there's one vegetarian. The decoration of the restaurant is quite comfy, and inside it's bright. We ordered 4 portion of seafood Paella and one special Paella with crab. Overall they were delicious, but slightly...More

Thank Caroline W
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We have visited La Fonda after it being recommend by our hosts in Barcelona. We had decent seafood paella and really poor burger. Unfortunately we couldn't reach any of the staff to ask for it to be exchanged. At the end of the meal the...More

Thank Bartosz S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having read some really positive reviews and seen people queuing to get in to this restaurant, we decided to find out for ourselves what all the fuss was about. We left none the wiser. The staff were polite but hardly welcoming. The menu was trying...More

Thank Nicky P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is a dream! The food is delicious and reasonable, one of our best meals of the holiday, would definitely go back!

Thank Starburst25
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is ideal If you want something different than tapas for a night. The food was very tastefull but the service was ok and not that special.

Thank Bert_van_Rijswijk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We surfed through TripAdvisor and found this good restaurant just close to Rambla, without being straight on the busy street. We tried "La Fonda Special" menu, including a first course, a second course, dessert and a big glass of sangria or 1/2l water or drink....More

Thank Massimo L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very awful. The waiter and waitress seemed like they didn't want to serve. they didn't get a my extra order and even didn't give my bills. We had to go counter to pay bills. I complained manager about that. But he was not kind. That...More

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BEANDILANA, Gerente at La Fonda, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear 수정 박, Thank you very much for your visit and review. We appreciate your opinion and your time to give us the opportunity to improve our services. I would also like to apologize for the inconvenience during the experience on the restaurant, and we...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great, central location. Looks really smart from the outside. Quite smart when you are inside. The food was ok. Not great. Just ok, We all ordered steak and chips. It was plentiful and moderately well cooked. It just wasn't very special. Meat a bit chewy....More

Thank chrissyhpbk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

El Gòtic area restaurant, which offers decent food with quite low price. Food is good, but not fine dining quality. Room is quite noisy. The problem in this restaurant is that there are too few servers. If you don't have extra money but have plenty...More

Thank Pekka M
BEANDILANA, Gerente at La Fonda, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Pekka, Thank you very much for your visit and review. We are sorry if the service was not fast enough, we will take measures to fix it. In La Fonda we always try to offer the best service so our clients feel like home....More

Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
With its iconic, old-Europe streets and alleys, this
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
brought to life by the many small bars and local
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Anna M
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Response from Laura B | Reviewed this property |
If I am not wrong, yes :)
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Tianning H
19 June 2016|
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Response from Lorenzo M | Reviewed this property |
The do no accept reservations, you'll have to cue outside, the place is very big and generally is not too long before you get a table
19 August 2015|
Response from BEANDILANA | Property representative |
Good Afternoon Mayla. Thanks for your enquiry. We are so sorry but we dont accept bookings at our restaurant La Fonda. Best wishes.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$23 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
13:00 - 23:30
13:00 - 23:30
13:00 - 23:30
13:00 - 23:30
13:00 - 23:30
13:00 - 23:30
13:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carrer dels Escudellers, 10, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
  • Neighbourhood: Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
  • Phone Number: +34 933 01 75 15
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