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El Tablao de Carmen

Avenida Francesc Ferrer i Guardia, 13, 08038 Barcelona, Spain
00-34-933256895
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Ranked #25 of 330 attractions in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Theaters, Historic Sites
Owner description: The Tablao de Carmen pays tribute to the great flamenco dancer, Carmen Amaya, born in 1913 in the gypsy quarter of Somorrostro which then existed in... more » Owner description: The Tablao de Carmen pays tribute to the great flamenco dancer, Carmen Amaya, born in 1913 in the gypsy quarter of Somorrostro which then existed in what is today Barcelona's Olympic Village. Carmen Amaya made her debut in 1929 before King Alfonso XII on the site which is today the Tablao de Carmen at the inauguration of Poble Espanyol de Montjuic. « less
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

Absolutely amazing. The dancers were so passionate and I've never seen dancing like this. One of the young dancers moved his feet so fast it looked like he was floating across the stage!

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Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

Yes,this is in pueblo Espanol wich I see is beeing rated as touristy, but the show is good. I have seen several Flamenco shows all over Spain and this is actually very good.It is a rather small venue wich makes it quite intimate since you are close to the stage.Flamenco is very passionate so beeing close to the stage is... More

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scarborough
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

amazing folks,the flamenco so passionate it sent shivers down my spine,proper authentic spanish tapas tasted delicious.The performers/musicians and dancers just blow you away.a definate must!!!!!

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 NEW

We visited this place to watch flamenco show and we loved it. Performance was very good....food was ok...not great....location also good as it is inside poble espanyol and if we have reservation for this show entrance is free after 4PM which was nice as couple of hours at poble espanyol was sufficient to see all they have....

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Liverpool
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

I visited El Tablao de Carmen for a friends hen night and I was extremely impressed. We opted for tapas which was delicious. The dancing was extremely impressive and they managed to allow my friend up on stage which made an excellent evening even more special. I cannot recommend this place highly enough.

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Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

A very enthralling performance. The dynamics between the musicians and the dancers is wonderful to see, as they sing and cheer the dancers and vice versa. It is a short, but fiery performance with each of the dancers doing a solo and then getting together. The expression of enthusiasm and the role of the audience is important in a flamenco... More

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Arlington, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

There is not a bad seat in the house. We were on the balcony, where we had drinks and tapas. We enjoyed the music and passionate flamenco performances. It is not evident on the map, but this location is situated within Poble Espanol, which is an attraction in and of itself, and tickets to the show include free entry into... More

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Cockney in Wrexham, North Wales
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We went here for our friends 34th wedding anniversary. The staff were very friendly and attentive. The meal was booked in advance and we went for the tapas which was excellent. We also had a couple of jugs of Sangria and a bottle of Moet (43 euros). The performers, well they certainly looked they enjoyed it. Have never seen feet... More

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Rochester, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

While it may seem cheesy, this was enjoyable and would serve as a good introduction to the art forms of flamenco music for someone seeing it for the first time. The tapas menu was very generous. You would not need more food than this.

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

This was very nice, no need to do the full meal...you will have plenty of food with the tapas menu. The restaurant is set inside an attraction that gives a taste of all of the areas of Spain. I didn't realize this, or we would have gone earlier than our arranged time. Having tickets for the flamenco allows you entrance... More

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