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Caldeni

Valencia 452, Barcelona, Spain (Eixample)
93 232 58 11
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Ranked #321 of 6,040 Restaurants in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 1:30 pm - 3:15 pm
9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Eixample
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Eixample
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Brussels, Belgium
Top Contributor
118 reviews 118 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

i came here through a personal recommendation and having read the reviews I had high expectations. Maybe it was an "off" day but I found the service to be less than attentive - for example we had to ask for bread and water a couple of times ; there was an inflexibility regarding the service of the tasting menu (we... More

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Barcelona, Spain
Top Contributor
122 reviews 122 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

This is one of the best places for enjoying excellent meat dishes in Barcelona. They don't offer a large variety but the quality of the meat is spectacular and what is also very important, they know how to cook it. You won't be wrong with any of the meat suggestions: steak tartare, sirloin, ... Moreover, they have a really very... More

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Barcelona, Spain
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15 reviews 15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Great restaurant! I've been in this restaurant a couple times, business and pleasure, and it's the best meat in Barcelona. Delicious Steak tartar, the angus beef...I said the meat is great but the marinated sardines and the scallops...just incredible!

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Toronto, Canada
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194 reviews 194 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
467 helpful votes 467 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

A canelone is the Catalan version of the Italian pasta, cannelloni. In Barcelona, you'll find it stuffed with a variety of fillings, ranging from traditional pork to pork trotters, chicken or in the case of Caldeni, stewed oxtail in a sinful meat reduction. Just another example of the creativity of the frugal Catalans - canelones used to be prepared with... More

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Canberra, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

We dined at Caldeni several times during our stay in Barcelona (October through to January) and were never disappointed. The food was thoughtful, cooked well and beautifully presented. They always had an interesting take on traditional Spanish and Catalan cuisine and as someone else has mentioned here, their patatas bravas are memorable and so delicious, as was everything we tried.... More

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Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014 via mobile

I'm from Barcelona and I have been in the restaurant 4 times. It was great 6 years ago, with a skinny waiter that turned the dinner into a special experience. Then back twice for the reasonable lunch menu finding a grumpy female waiter the turned the nice linch into an unconfortable situation. People make the difference many times. Yesterday went... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

Saw good reviews on TA and decided to give it a try, definitely worth the visit! Conveniently located near the Familia Sagrada, we went in for lunch without reservation and luckily managed to get a table for 2 (restaurant is pretty small). Had Patata bravas and it was simply awesome! The best that we had in Spain and left us... More

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Victoria, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

This restaurant was recommended to us by Alex of Aborigines food tours and we were not disappointed. Four of us went for lunch and shared a variety of starters, main meals and desserts including sardines, suckling pig, scallops and Kobe steak. Flavours were exceptional and service was impeccable. On their own initiative, they split the main dishes and plated them... More

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Toronto, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

A recommendation from the concierge at the Mandarin Oriental - and it was a great one! Lots of different little plates for starters. Mains focused on meat but some delicious seafood too. Awesome little place with great service!

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Barcelona, Spain
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

Cordon bleu cuisine with attention to fine details. Although not cheap, more than satisfying. You must try the Vieiras and the Patatas Bravas!

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