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Quimet & Quimet

Poeta Cabanyes 25, 08004 Barcelona, Spain
+34 934 42 31 42
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“salmon” (175 reviews)
“caviar” (63 reviews)
“tapas” (516 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Poeta Cabanyes 25, 08004 Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed yesterday

Enjoy the great atmosphere while you sample some of the best tapas we've had in Spain. Come early and be prepared to queue in the street. Worth the wait.

Thank Vivien K
Reviewed 4 days ago

It's amazing how tourists can hype up the most terrible of places. We were treated with abject disdain by the service staff, who were presumably also the owners. Trying to order, we were faced with single grunts in response, no eye contact, no acknowledgement that...More

Thank Alejandro E
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

When you walk around the corner expect to see a long line waiting outside this standing room only spot! Get in the line and wait! You will not be disappointed! They really have a great thing going on here and you definitely don’t want to...More

Thank Helen C
Reviewed 1 week ago

With chef Anthony Bourdain recommendation we went to Quimet & Quimet. The owner is the chef, waiter, cashier and maître d'. He literally hears everything, from everyone in this small little hole in the wall stand up Tapas bar. He is moving at light speed...More

Thank JordanT25
Reviewed 1 week ago

Im a food lover, i have searched on the internet and found Quimet & Quimet, it quite far from the hotel but me and my friend managed to get there. It was a little crowded but the Food and the Drink were delicious. We came...More

1  Thank LinnhN
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friends and I first saw this tapas place on Anthony Bourdains show. We were on a mission to find it and check it out. We arrivedd shortly before closing and were lucky enough to be the last ones let in. It is very cozy...More

Thank Globalgal1968
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best tapas I've ever had!!! Nothing to add. Always busy but because it's super good, definitely worth to wait. 2 of us had 6 tapas and it was too much but sooo tasty that you want you order one and one more again:)

Thank B_Ruby_123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place cannot disappoint! The tinned seafood, which you might want to turn your nose up at, is completely awesome! Nothing like crappy American tinned fish. You will love everything here! Thank you, Anthony Bourdain!

Thank kettsrebellion
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went on friends recommendation. It quite out of the touristy way and very unassuming from the outside. We wanted to be there at 12 o'clock on the dot as we knew its tiny. We were not the only one)) As they open their doors...More

Thank Littlechef777
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

of all the beautiful things in this world, anthony bourdain left us something some important a roadmap to gastronomical bliss. we came to quimet y quimet at his suggestion and were completely blown away! We arrived shortly after 7 and the place was packed &...More

Thank Stephy 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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Questions & Answers
11 April 2018|
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Response from Pelias M | Reviewed this property |
If you're a group (more than 20) I strongly reccomend you to go to Opera Samfaina in orther to get a general impression of Catalonia (about tapes). Quimet & Quimet is "good" for couples, lately is more people with cameras... More
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Mustapha M
30 December 2017|
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Response from CoronaOldTown | Reviewed this property |
No. This is a standing room only restaurant with table and very quaint. They do not take reservations. I recommend you get there early because this will be one of your best memories
Alice L
13 August 2017|
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Response from Ron A | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Sorry I cannot answer that but can't imagine why they would not be open
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Poeta Cabanyes 25, 08004 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Montjuic
  • Neighbourhood: Montjuic
  • Phone Number: +34 934 42 31 42
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