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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” (584 reviews)
“stuffed peppers” (21 reviews)
“calamari” (46 reviews)
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Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Carrer de Montcada, 22 | Next to the Museu Picasso, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

After a recommendation and reading the reviews on Trip Advisor we had to come and try this place out. We were four girlfriends on a pampering break to Barcelona who were ready for some tapas. We arrived on Saturday at about 12.30pm and the place...More

Thank Katemci
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is the place to visit during your stay in Barcelona! The place is quite small but nice! The decoration is super Spanish with some detail reminding old times. It s normal to eat on your feet there because it is always crowded of...More

Thank Kdy's G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent service, and very friendly staff. Very busy but worth the wait. Food was delicious. Definitely worth a visit

Thank TasleemD
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really good tapas and cava. Always busy. Locals and visitors. Octopus, Presa Iberica, wild mushrooms were delicious...

Thank AJCG
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arriving 20 minutes after opening the place was getting lively. Ordered some house cava and tapas and watched the place fill up close to bursting. Great atmosphere just up from the Picasso museum

1  Thank PaulDav1963
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was amazing! A tiny little local hole in the wall, you can just pop in and see if they have a table. Menu is in Spanish but waiter is incredibly friendly and will give recommendations. The food was incredible! We had octopus, jamon,...More

Thank Martha M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They are always full. You have to wait some time before being served. The octopus is not that good, compared to other places. You cold find better food in so many other bars/restaurants in Barcelona.

Thank 870crisb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The whole atmosphere is amazing from the minute you walk in it’s buzzing. The food and service are excellent. Everything we ordered was really tasty. When you arrive tell the bar man you want a table (if you are eating) have a drink at the...More

1  Thank stepaside1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A hole in the wall that has a line outside the door prior to opening. Order a beer and lemonade (surprising good) or a glass of cava and start picking plates of tapas. I selected a few things off the menu - they are prepared...More

1  Thank terere2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A friend recommended this place and we were so glad we stopped in for some tapas! It was delicious! We arrived just before the rush! We were seated up the back and enjoyed some delicious food, can’t go past the tortilla! Friendly attentive staff! Kids...More

1  Thank JessicaSmithAU
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enjoy losing your way in. After all, there are few
places that live and breathe such exciting energy
regardless of the time of day. This neighbourhood
seamlessly transcends the old and new parts of the
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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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