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Fab live music and DJ's

You know when you’re in a new city looking for some dance action but not wanting techno or house or... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2017
London, United Kingdom
Good music at this funky bar

Heard from a person on the street down La Rambla that this has good RnB music. Once we finally... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2016
Ohope, New Zealand
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good27%
  • Average3%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible19%
26 Jun 2018
“The staff is really rude, they can't speak English and they attend their friends or any Spanish person. Disgusting”
5 Oct 2017
“Harassment from security”
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Calle Escudellers 49, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
Barrio Gòtico (Barri Gòtic)
+34 933 18 76 90
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Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

Worst music and staff I ever met in a club so rough and ignorant. People like this shouldn't work with public

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Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Cool club with nice music. Not too overcrowded. Good vibe. We had a good time. Shame on our way out we had a very bad experience with one of the security guys. I noticed other people wrote reviews about their aggressive ways. This guy decided...More

2  Thank federica_sbaffo
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Very food Place. We stopped for a quick lunch. Great value very satisfied. Service is also very welcoming

1  Thank Pina B
Reviewed 2 June 2017

I knew a lot of years ago a Marula club in Madrid and it was not too bad, music presumptuous minimal and a lot of guys trying to flirt although they were preppy and boring. But it could be fun? at some point... But the...More

Thank stendalista
Reviewed 6 May 2017

We were a group of 10 girls on a bachelorette and we were looking for a taste of some authentic spanish music and dancing and we chanced upon this bar in the Gothic Quarter. Personally It was the best find of our trip and from...More

1  Thank Kari2890
Reviewed 16 March 2017

You know when you’re in a new city looking for some dance action but not wanting techno or house or (heaven forbid) rock? OMG Marula café was perfect. In our group we had metal heads, rockers, electro swingers, cheesy pospsters and few ‘on the fencers’...More

1  Thank FlipsideNavigator
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

A friend suggested us to go to Marula on a jazz session live and when we entered the bar we were amazed by the vibe and the atmosphere of the place! It exceeded our expectations. The musicians were great and they were changing every five...More

Thank Elizabeth F
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We had a great Tuesday evening at the A-Wamba-Buluba night at this cool club in the gothic quarter. We went to see the fantastic Deke Dickerson playing with a super Spanish back up band! The place was packed and the energy in the crowd was...More

Thank PhippoHippo80
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Great decor, nice bar and drinks, not too crowded, fantastic live music, good post-performance dance sound track, nice mix of people- cool without being in-your-face cool. Definitely would recommend it!

Thank Amy T
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Heard from a person on the street down La Rambla that this has good RnB music. Once we finally found this spot (asked a couple of bouncers at other nightclubs) it was great to be able to dance to some good music. Good atmosphere and...More

4  Thank 911oao
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authentic culinary experiences. Avid explorers will be
thrilled to discover quaint terraces and plazas
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