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“Interesting take on tapas”
Review of El Atril

El Atril
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Ranked #975 of 11,024 Restaurants in Barcelona
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Neighbourhood: El Born / La Ribera
Reviewed 6 April 2018

This place was very busy but they did squeeze us in. The service was very good - very friendly and they were happy to answer queries with the menu. We had a tapas selection which was all very fresh and tasty - we particularly enjoyed the kangeroo. We have tried it before in Australia (of course!) but it is unusual to find it in somewhere like Spain - it is very lean meat with the taste and texture of fillet steak. The dessert was a traditional Catalan recipe - something like baked milk which sounds terrible and clearly doesn't translate but it was delicious! This place is an interesting find and worth a try.

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Reviewed 4 April 2018

Yawn. I'm a bit sorry for the people who work there because they were very nice, but what we ordered: toast with sardines and romesco sauce - ok, salmon with something or other, 50p from LIDL for 15e.
Had to send back the salmon for being half raw...didn't come after 25min and then left.
Poor.

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Thank Calum R
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Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

I had the Octopus with purple potatoes and my mom got the lamb.

The Octopus was very well prepared and the sauce was amazing!

The lamb however was a bit dry and hard to chew, the combination with the apple was very unique and tasty.

We also got kangaroo meat which is quite special. The meat was very lean and the texture somewhat resembled beef.

Thank Jenny C
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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

The name means "the fork" which is promising when it comes to food. Nice personell explained and took orders. Seems like locals eat there although the area is touristic. Food is excellent. Well prepared, well served.

Thank oystein s
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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Nice tapas bar and very nice team a recommendation for everybody making a short stop. Situated in born ..

Thank Frank L
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