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Restaurant Allium

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Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
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Carrer del Call 17, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
+34 933 023 003
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10:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri 8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good food, good gluten free options, service a bit lacking

We chose to eat here because of the gluten free options available to our daughter, food was lovely, although the most expensive meal we had in Barcelona (it wasn't fine dining prices, but it was definitely at the pricey end of what we wanted to pay) had steak and chips that was very good, and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 11, 2015
Sian N
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Bath, United Kingdom
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  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Found this little place by chance but did not regret getting in! Very clean and modern interior. Professional but friendly and relaxed service. Peaceful atmosphere. Fresh ingredients excellently cooked and presented. Good portion size. Majority of dishes with fish or sea food. Regretted not going there a second time during my three days in Barcelona!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This is a nice tapas restaurant in the Gothic district. The chorizo in wine was quite possibly the best sausage either of us had ever had. Our waiter was very helpful, explaining the different options and their preparations and offering recommendations when asked. (There is also an English menu, which was very helpful.)

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Bath, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We chose to eat here because of the gluten free options available to our daughter, food was lovely, although the most expensive meal we had in Barcelona (it wasn't fine dining prices, but it was definitely at the pricey end of what we wanted to pay) had steak and chips that was very good, and lovely tapas to share, everyone... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 via mobile

Came here with a small group on a food tour of northern Spain and this was a wonderful introduction. We sampled a whole range of excellent dishes and nothing was too much trouble for the staff. This included catering for a member of the group who was both lactose and gluten intolerant. Menus came in both Spanish and English. The... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

As a vegetarian, I had to place a special order, since there's no vegetarian dish on the menu. The food was overpriced, and ridiculously small portions. Plus, it didn't even taste nice. Definitely not coming back. Only good thing was the interior design...

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We went to Allium on the recommendation of the Lonely Planet and overall decent reviews on trip advisor. Sadly it came in under par for us. We reserved a table and on walking in found an over-lit restaurant with no music and significantly lacking any atmosphere. We were then shown to our table which was tucked around the corner on... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015 via mobile

We visited allium on a Saturday night, our last of four in Barcelona. It was recommended to us through a lonely planet review as 'beautifully prepared tapa dishes and changing specials' 'an inviting newcomer'. On first impressions the location was central but secluded, interior decor was minimalist with Neolithic type engravings in the interior walls, multiple light bulbs (over 30%... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

We had a group of five for lunch and we were seated without a reservation. The staff were extremely friendly including the head chef who assisted us by describing the menu items. We are mostly English speaking but the staff helped us wherever possible where we didn't understand the menu options. We went for the 15euro three course lunch. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Visited this place on the recommendation of lonely planet. Wasn't disappointed. Food was great but not a lot of choice. Also portion sizes were gourmet size which isn't a problem if you have had your pre meal tapas. If you're looking for something a little of the beaten track then this is the place for you. Prices were reasonable and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

We visited Alluim at the suggestion of our guidebook and it couldn't have been more mistaken. The place was pretty dead around 9 when we arrived and hadn't picked up at all when we left at 10:45...no it didn't take us that long to eat, just about 10 minutes to even get water and then at least 20 minutes to... More 

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Additional Information about Restaurant Allium

Address: Carrer del Call 17, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
Phone Number: +34 933 023 003
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Cuisine: Spanish

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Carrer del Call 17, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
  • Neighborhood: Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
  • Phone Number: +34 933 023 003

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Spanish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm

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

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Neighborhood Profile
Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
With its iconic, old-Europe streets and alleys, this picturesque neighborhood is the very heart of Barcelona. It blends historic artifacts from its days under Roman dominion up through the Spanish Civil War with a vibrant modern-day culture of artisan shops and authentic culinary experiences. Avid explorers will be thrilled to discover quaint terraces and plazas brought to life by the many small bars and local musicians lasting late into the night. Fashionistas will be drawn to Portal de L’Angel, which is lined with well-known brand names and smaller boutique stands.
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