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El Xampanyet

Carrer de Montcada, 22 | Next to the Museu Picasso, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
+34 933 19 70 03
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (582 reviews)
“stuffed peppers” (20 reviews)
“calamari” (46 reviews)
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Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Carrer de Montcada, 22 | Next to the Museu Picasso, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An authentic welcoming gem. Had two delicious dishes. Thinking about going back before we leave the city.

Thank Lauren F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Can be very busy so go as early as you can. Think it’s my 5/6th time and never fails to delight. Might pop in tonight again ...,

Thank Jks711
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was with my daughter and grandson in Barcelona, where I spent almost a month between the city and the Costa Brava, I usually go to very good tapas places or restaurants recommended by my Catalonian family. My daughter had read about Xampanyet and I...More

Thank Cecilia B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good food, the staff was nice and on time with serving food even though there were full packed with people

Thank ES C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must! We visited at lunch time. Great service, very friendly. Beautiful cava, not overpriced (especially when you buy a bottle, rather than by the glass). The tapas is amazing! The tortilla de patatas, pan con tomate, padron peppers and manchego were delicious....More

Thank Amanda K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Two nights in a row, two different meals, both spectacular. The first night we simply propped ourselves at the bar, downing the house cava (the much under-appreciated "champagne" of Spain) and sampling the tapas displayed on the bar (and explained by the friendly barmen). On...More

1  Thank ChrisCathy456
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We walk by at night for dinner...it was too wild for us, so we went the next day for lunch and it was perfect. Service was great. We asked them to serve us “their best typical food from the region” and it did not disappoint!

Thank sdmtl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow, what a place. So fun with everyone packed in enjoying great food and drinks. The staff totally takes care of you even if you don't know what is going (and theres a lot gong on). This is a must stop in Barcelona to savor...More

Thank Howie C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Authentic cava bar. Just the most cosy and electric atmosphere. The tapas is amazing and the cava is the best. The setting is near to the Picasso museum. The place gets pretty crowded, but it really is a case of the more the merrier.

Thank L1drake
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We walked in at the suggestion of our tour guide for lunch... My advice is don't be intimidated by the energy, the people or the small size. Ask the guys behind the bar for a table and they will take care of you. It is...More

Thank ohlookitsfredo
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Laura T
23 September 2017|
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Response from Johan F | Reviewed this property |
Generelly not. However, if you het to know them... then theres a chance!
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7 July 2017|
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Response from Sena Ö | Reviewed this property |
It's really small place and really hard to find a place to sit. Most of the people are standing. However I saw couples or friend groups there. If you go early you might find a place.
11 April 2017|
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Response from Vikavei | Reviewed this property |
I don't think that they take reservations. It's more of a first come first served situation. I would strongly recommend to go earlier before they open especially if it's a larger group of people.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:15
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:15
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:15
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:15
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carrer de Montcada, 22 | Next to the Museu Picasso, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > El Born / La Ribera
  • Neighbourhood: El Born / La Ribera
  • Phone Number: +34 933 19 70 03
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