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Restaurant Allium

#1,300 of 6,655 Restaurants in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence
Neighborhood:
Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
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Carrer del Call 17, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
+34 933 023 003
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Today
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: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Doing business
Local cuisine
Breakfast/Brunch
Reservations
Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 83
    Excellent
  • 76
    Very good
  • 23
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Wasted opportunity

Don't come here for the food, nor the service. Decor is nice. Bread was very nice, and the potato soup was pretty good. The chicken was overcooked in a non-descript sauce. The cannelloni was made with tinned tuna with flavour and excitement left out. Given that there are some strongly... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed January 7, 2015
taolxd
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Sant Pol de Mar, Spain
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Sant Pol de Mar, Spain
Top Contributor
93 reviews 93 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Don't come here for the food, nor the service. Decor is nice. Bread was very nice, and the potato soup was pretty good. The chicken was overcooked in a non-descript sauce. The cannelloni was made with tinned tuna with flavour and excitement left out. Given that there are some strongly favourable reviews suggests they have some good moments, or bought... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Rubbish. How on earth this restaurant maintains Km0 is beyond me. It is for all purposes exactly the same as any other sordid, touristic tapas place in Barcelona. Nothing makes it stand out other than the price, which one would assume is higher due to being better quality, but it's not. No one speaks Catalan in the place. Servers can't... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

So, i came here because I read it uses "Slow Food" standards and 0Km sustainable ingredients. Assuming that the quality of the ingredients is indeed better than all the thousands of average places in Barcelona that do "menus" (this is not perceivable), I did not enjoy this meal more than a meal that cost half what I paid here. However... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Located centrally in the Gothic Quarter, Allium offers sleek interior design and menu. They have a modern and friendly ambiance where you can watch the cooks (women!) from your table if you choose. Excellent and attentive service. Delicious food choices including fish, veggies and meat with fried artichokes to die for! Clientele mixed ages and nationalities when we visited.

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Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Visited this restaurant in Barcelona whilst on a guided trip with Intrepid. Our tour leader,Adriano recommended us to try. Where can you ever get an awesome 3 course meal with a drink plus coffee with this price? The food was simply made,fresh and delicious! The restaurant location is also ideal as it is close to all the shopping and sightseeing... More 

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Burke, Virginia
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59 reviews 59 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We were getting desperate to find a place open. It was Sunday evening and we had been on a 3 hour bike tour. Tired and hungry we stumbled on this restaurant. The restaurant was run by ladies. The only one we saw during our entire two week visit to Spain. The female touch was every where. My wife was impressed... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

I cannot say anything bad or good about the food. Just about the ambiente, which is quite nice ... and the two cockroaches we spotted after the drinks have been served. Very particular was the waitress who told me - after I honestly reacted a bit hysteric (but just for two seconds :) ) - that "the little cockroaches won't... More 

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virginia
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62 reviews 62 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Just of Placa St. Jaume where the municipal and other government buildings and shopping are, the place is small and quiet. The service and food are very good. This a place to have a relaxing lunch in the middle of town in a busy day. Many other attractions are nearby, such as the Barcelona Cathedral (not the Sagrada Familia), the... More 

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Iowa City, Iowa
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90 reviews 90 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We stopped in this very neat and clean little restaurant one evening while strolling through the Gothic Quarter. It was attractive but strangely empty, but we decided to give it a chance. We're glad we did. Very friendly staff, small but varied menu, reasonably priced, everything prepared on the spot, tasty, and nicely presented. We were pleased enough we returned... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Just had dinner here, our last night in Barcelona. Wonderful experience, with friendly and helpful service. Read reviews on Yelp and TA, so decided to give it a try. Very reasonable restaurant in a fun area near La Rambla. Seemed like as many locals as tourists, which is always a good sign. We arrived on a Tuesday night, around 8:00,... More 

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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?