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Botafumeiro

Carrer Gran de Gracia, 81, 08012 Barcelona, Spain
+34 932 18 42 30
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Carrer Gran de Gracia, 81, 08012 Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had a great meal here with family. Extensive seafood menu. Everyone enjoyed their dishes. I had the lobster salad and it was amazing. Portion sizes are large. Wine recommended was very good. Very attentive, professional service. Restaurant came highly recommended by our hotel and they...More

Thank Ashley L
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

When I was in Barcelona last December while leading a tour group, I went to take a dinner at Botafumeiro restaurant. It was actually recommended to me by the hotel concierge on my previous visit, and I had promised myself that I would return one...More

7  Thank olevia_explorer
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you are looking for a place to eat amazing seafood, you are in the perfect place. It's a must in Barcelona! All my life I never liked seafood, although I ate it at Botafumeiro. Mass touristic, but with amazing service and food.

Thank vrafaelopes
Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband and I had the unfortunate experience of dining in September, 2017, at this very expensive restaurant. Once our waiter realized we were not ordering the seafood platter which varied in price from 135-145 Euros, we never saw him again until we asked for...More

Thank Diana D
Reviewed 5 days ago

The restaurant is on the pricey side, and we did not like all the dishes. But as tourist I would return if I visit Barcelona again (especially with a group) because it offers an experience we do not normally get in Asia. The restaurant is...More

Thank Bacchus852
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very nice restaurant! Food is just perfect. Price matches the quality and service. Order grilled seafood plate is enougt for 2-3! You will get full! Highly recommended

Thank ilyasahmadov
Reviewed 6 days ago

With a champagne list of 12 different types this is the ultimate sea food restaurant in Barcelona. My first visit was 10 years ago and nothing has changed as far as the excellent service, great sea food menu.

Thank Turhan T
Reviewed 6 days ago

The place: this is a very famous seafood restaurant in Barcelona. The place was large and very crowded. The decoration was nothing special and the tables were close to one another. The service: very impersonal staff who went about their business mechanically. We had to...More

Thank HKvagabond
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My son and I had a late lunch and selected the cold seafood platter - washed down with a lovely Albariño. Service and food both excellent, absolutely nothing to criticise.

Thank Ian T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We got there as recommended by our Hotel's concierge for dinner and we were glad to make it. Professional and friendly staff, fresh and tasty food. We did not go for their famous seafood platter but tried something different: seabass fish, paella which were delicious...More

Thank kburesly
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wide selection of galleries, live music and artsy
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Ali Khalifah A
1 August 2017|
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Response from MonchosBcn | Property representative |
We can have Halal Foods with advance request. You can make your reservation by telefon or e-mail Regards, CM
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NiallFleming
11 June 2017|
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We don't have children menu but you can come with your kids whiout problem.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$72 - US$120
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 01:00
Monday
12:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 01:00
Thursday
12:00 - 01:00
Friday
12:00 - 01:00
Saturday
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carrer Gran de Gracia, 81, 08012 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Gracia
  • Neighbourhood: Gracia
  • Phone Number: +34 932 18 42 30
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Description
Among the three hundred diners that fill this 30-year-old restaurant every day, you may spot the King of Spain, movie stars, and politicians. Botafumeiro has to be a well-oiled machine to keep all and sundry happy and coming back for more, and it does. The decor is so trad, with wood railings and banisters, white table linens, and nautically-themed art and objets. The menu focusses on the sea, try fruits de mer for two to start, followed by anglerfish fisherman's stew with white beams or one of the barbecued fish, then a dessert of Belgian chocolate volcano with chocolate sherbet. Wine list is an ambassador for Spanish wines.
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