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“Service so bad we left without dinner”
Review of Josephine - CLOSED

Josephine
Price range: US$14 - US$41
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Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Eixample
Description: Restaurante en centro de Barcelona. A 20 metros del Passeig de Gracìa. Cocina mediterránea con toques creativos y de fusión.
Reviewed 23 March 2014 via mobile

We visited the restaurant last night for dinner. We were seated and told the waitress would be right with us. We waited 20mins to be brought a menu and had to insist that the waiter took our drinks order before walking off! The drinks were brought to the table eventually then the waitress walked off without taking our food order. We waited 20 mins further before a blonde waitress came outside....to take our order? No to make a mobile phone call and ignore us completely. Absolutely terrible service. After this i settled our drinks bill and we left. I know it was saturday night and they were busy and we initially made concessions for this. But the treatment we received at this restaurant was the worst example of service i have experienced.

2  Thank Lauren K
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Reviewed 10 March 2014

We went with some friends who live in Barcelona (who will definitely be returning). Service was good, food and wine great and live music made the night. Food portions were not huge, but actually perfect size, so we left feeling satisfied but not overly stuffed! Our table wasn't quite ready when we arrived, but they gave us a free glass of cava each and a heated table outside while we waited, without prompting.

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Thank Anna0178
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Reviewed 19 February 2014

Dined here twice recently, whilst on a weekend break to Barcelona. Stumbled upon it after having drinks at the Claris Hotel. We walked in and got a reservation but I would recommend booking in advance. Food was of a very good quality and the wine recommendation was lovely. Came back the next night and although still very good it was a bit less bustles, but give it it's due it was a Monday night. If staying near Gracia I would definately stop for drinks and suss it out to see if it's your thing. I would definately go back there next time I am in town.

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Thank MJandMike
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Reviewed 28 January 2014

Josephine is situated on Pau Claris in the achingly cool Eixample area of Barcelona. The decor has a Parisien touch with beautiful lighting and french details. The street view through the glass doors gives diners' a view of the hustle and bustle in Barcelona. Josephine is a great place for Romance and too meet your mates for a glass of wine, cerveza or coffee. It is also a place well frequented by locals. By day it serves deli food and a selection of pastries. I had dinner and it was perfect. The wine recommended by my friendly waiter was the perfect companion to the Roasted Iberican Pork & Apple with Seasonal Veg. The veg was perfect and included sauteed artichokes. Apple Tarte Tatin with homemade Vanilla Ice Cream & Coffee finished off the meal. All this for under 30 euro. This place is great for couples, friends or if dining alone as I was. It is also the kind of place so sorely lacking in uber expensive Paris.

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Thank SamWilcox-Diedericks
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Reviewed 4 January 2014

We just happened upon Josephine and we found it a wonderful location for a couple of quick afternoon drinks. Plenty of variety and wonderful options for seating. We sat at the bar and received wonderful service. The food looked good but we didn't try it.

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Thank MrAckerman
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