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Restaurante El Gato Gris

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Carrera 12b Primero - 12 | Barrio La Candelaria, Bogota 111511, Colombia
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Oslo, Norway
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

First off all it it's a nice place with an good atmosphere. The staff are friendly and helpful. They did mess around a bit with the orders, forgot the starter and drinks. The food was very disappointing. We peeled out the Serrano ham from the Salad, it tasted like metal. The soup was completely tasteless. The place has potential, and... More 

Thank Magnus S
Bern, Bern, Switzerland
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147 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This Candelarian house has so many floors and individual niches that you nearly forget about the reason you came here while exploring the place. The staff is friendly and advises you correctly, the menu is small but fine and the meals excellent. The Grey Cat has more colours than the name promises and we may come back although other places... More 

Thank Rolf688
Key Largo, Florida
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352 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 513 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We went to the El Gato Gris for a Coca tea and Mojito on the roof next to a fireplace. Oh what fun...go do this and you can thank me later. We were there on a rainy, cold evening, but with the fire roaring next to us, we just loved it. If your lucky, it will be cold and rainy... More 

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Newark, New Jersey
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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Had dinner on our night in Bogota. The place itself is very nice. Staff was friendly and quick to serve. We ordered an appetizer,2 dinners, 2 desserts and a bottle of wine. We paid about $60 USD which is extremely reasonable. The food was yummy and the band playing during dinner was great!

Thank jeniller
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3 reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We have gone there twice - once for dinner and a second time just for drinks. We love the ambience with its small quirky spaces. The drinks were very good especially the sangria. The food was good but not spectacular

Thank Jim V
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87 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

This is definitely a place you have to visit if you are in Bogota. Great atmosphere, live music and drinks. Love it.

Thank Almir V
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23 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017

A beautiful little restaurant with good food, although potentially a little overpriced in comparison to other Bogota restaurants. Live entertainment is great, and there is an awesome selection of craft beers.

Thank NZLads
1 review
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

in spite of the location is great, the coctails and food quality is very poor, i drank the worst " pisco sour" ever. I don' t recomend this place

Thank Diego r
San Francisco, California, United States
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46 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2017

We didn't eat, as we had alternate plans (and had heard the food here wasn't the main draw), but it was the perfect spot to grab a glass of wine before dinner! Loved all the small rooms—definitely feels as though you're one of only a few parties here, which lends an intimate feel. Not a huge selection of wines, but... More 

Thank Nichole P
Seattle, Washington
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123 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

One of my favorite things during my visit. It was a fantastic multi-level restaurant with live music, countless private areas/coves/rooms, and delicious food. The beef dishes were all great.

Thank AroundWorld300KDays

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Latin, Bar, South American, Cajun & Creole
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carrera 12b Primero - 12 | Barrio La Candelaria, Bogota 111511, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Bogota
  • Phone Number: +(57)3421716
The Gato Gris comes from a story that long ago, a beautiful woman used to sit on the balcony of her house (which is now the restaurant), petting a gray cat on her lap. A passing paramour fell in love with her so her husband moved them away, and people never heard from them again. Only the gray cat remained, wandering around the roof of the house. music live all day 8 pm atmosphere is bohemian.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?