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4 Gats

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Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
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Carrer de Montsio, 3, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
+34 933 02 41 40
08:00 - 00:00
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Thu 08:00 - 01:00
Fri - Wed 08:00 - 00:00
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We booked this restaurant to welcome in the new year Food was spectacular, ambiance was great. We had a wonderful night Steeped in history with some really famous patients

Thank SydneyKristina
Verona, ON
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We wanted to come here because we liked the history of it being a hang-out for artists and writers. There is a real period feel. We had coffee and dessert, and really enjoyed it, but it was mainly the atmosphere that we loved.

Thank Valerie A
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We arrived at the 4 Cats by chance, as this was our first visit to Barcelona and we were exploring the Barri Gotic on a Friday evening without dinner plans. Although we had not made reservations, we checked with the host and could be seated within a few minutes. I had initially thought this was just a small tapas bar... More 

Thank Ron D
Caboolture, Australia
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30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Enjoyed some tasty tapas here after an ebike tour of Barcelona. An accident opening the cava bottle (into my ear ! 😳) was poorly handled by the waiter (obviously an accident - the waiter seemed stunned - but no attempt made to help mop the cava from my ear, clothes, lap or the table). Not much in the way of... More 

Thank deborah k
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

They just took the order, then mixed up everything, forgot to bring dessert and left us waiting for ages

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Thank AndreiAriel
Grantham, England, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

What a great place! Housed in the Gothic quarter in an iconic building linked to Picasso. Great food and wines, attentive and helpful staff all combined with a hip street bistro relaxed vibe make this a must visit location in Barcelona. If you go be sure to check out the pictures of the rich & famous visitors too!

Thank Nigel E
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having visited this restaurant over 10 years ago with work colleagues, I was keen to re-visit with my wife although many of the earlier reviews didn't fill me with confidence. To be honest, you are paying for the history and location but the food was excellent. My only annoyance was the continual over selling by staff throughout our visit. The... More 

Thank StevieDScotland
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely venue Shame about the food. Cold and not fresh. Expensive and seems to rely on its history. One dish the Tuna Tatykai was very good. The lamb and pork were cold and tasteless.

Thank martin d
Seattle, Washington
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were excited to come across the entrance to 4 Gats as we were out walking the neighborhood. We were also pleasantly surprised to find live music, friendly service and warm vibe inside. The three of us ordered just 4 items, because our budget was a bit tight, We were impressed with each one. The octopus was very creamy and... More 

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Grup F, Colaborador at 4 Gats, responded to this review

Hi Karin P! Thank you very much for your comments and for your visit! It is nice to know that you were pleasently surprised and enjoyed the experience. We hope to see you again at Els 4 Gats! Kind regards! More 

Colorado Springs, Colorado
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a fun ambiance but the service, food and wine were not exceptional, when so many places in Barcelona are.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carrer de Montsio, 3, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
  • Neighbourhood: Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
  • Phone Number: +34 933 02 41 40
Landmark of the city of Barcelona and Catalan modernism, it opened on June 12, 1897 in the basement of a building designed by the architect Puig i Cadafalch, on the street Montsió 3a and once was intended to bring to Barcelona the most bohemian Parisian atmosphere. Place of worship of intellectuals and artists of the time, it was the first refuge of inspiration for Pablo Picasso. In 2008, it was chosen by Woody Allen to host one of the main scenes in its film 'Vicky Cristina Barcelona', dedicated to the city. All this cultural and historic experience comes with exceptional gastronomy. All the dishes are prepared with proximity products and cooked with all the care and passion by our chef. Whitout any doubt, 4 Gats is a unique experience in Barcelona.

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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 musicians lasting late into the night. Fashionistas will be drawn to Portal de L’Angel, which is lined with well-known brand names and smaller boutique stands.
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