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El Purgatori

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Placa del Campanar,5, 08720 Vilafranca del Penedes, Spain
+34 938 92 12 63
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Description: Restaurant especialitzat en amanides, embotits, formatges, foies i molt...
Restaurant especialitzat en amanides, embotits, formatges, foies i molt bon rotllo!!!!!
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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The location was awesome. To be at a restaurant with the name purgatory right behind the church! The food was good typical Catalan. The wine was delicious and the service very friendly. A very good 'away from the crowd' inside tip! Eat with the locals. You have to try the pan de tomate and cheese... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2012
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Barcelona, Spain
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

nice people, a bit slow. The server was attentive. The food was ok. but really decent house wine to taste. they need to fix the entrance door, my husband ended up in the emergency room while trying opening the door from inside.

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We stumbled upon this wonderful restaurant located right beside the Basilica Santa Maria. The outside terrace is perfectly located with a direct view of the basilica. Both the food and service were excellent. We started with salads (smoked salmon and Italian) followed by a cheese fondue; a house specialty.The fondue was the perfect portion and combination of cheeses. I definitely... More 

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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012

It was great. Last night in Spain. The setting is quite something sitting in the night shadows of the basilica. We had an amazing pasta with pear and cheese as truffles dish that was memorable.also had a D.O. (Denominacion Origine) cheese ith quinces which was really good. This is a great dining experience and I highly recommend it.

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Uzes, France
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

The location was awesome. To be at a restaurant with the name purgatory right behind the church! The food was good typical Catalan. The wine was delicious and the service very friendly. A very good 'away from the crowd' inside tip! Eat with the locals. You have to try the pan de tomate and cheese variety...

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2012

Great little gem restaurant. We ate outside in summer - just by the side of a church. Very relaxed. Simple, country food. Nothing fancy. But very tasty and wholesome. Friendly service. Good value,

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

This is my favourite restaurant in the whole of Catalunya! It doesn't presume to be much, but it's in a beautiful location - just around the corner from the Basilica - and very atmospheric. In winter, it's cosy and intimate, but in summer is when it really shines - tables fill the little square it's set in and it's a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2011

Beautiful little place in Vilafranca. Not sure if it is open for lunch but we went for dinner and it was fantastic. The menu is basically choices of salads and then served breads, ham and cheese afterwards. Its not really a three course meal sort of place. The salads are full on meals and I'd recommend the salmon or goats... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Placa del Campanar,5, 08720 Vilafranca del Penedes, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Vilafranca del Penedes
  • Phone Number: +34 938 92 12 63

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 17 - 22

Description

Restaurant especialitzat en amanides, embotits, formatges, foies i molt bon rotllo!!!!!

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