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Casa Calvet

#219 of 7,069 Restaurants in Barcelona
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Eixample
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Carrer de Casp 48 | Barcelona, 08010 Barcelona, Spain
+34 934 12 40 12
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1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations
Description: Restaurant Casa Calvet is located in Casa Calvet, a building created for a...
Restaurant Casa Calvet is located in Casa Calvet, a building created for a textile manufacturer by the Catalan Architectural genius Antoni Gaudi. Its accounting offices, management and boardrooms have been converted into semi-private dining rooms where we have preserved taste and elegance to the delight of our customers. Restaurant Casa Calvet is a unique and exclusive place where dining becomes a sensual experience which blends the state of the art cuisine with the beauty of Gaudi's work.
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    Very good
  • 39
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  • 11
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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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I can't say enough about this wonderful restaurant. I loved all the meals I've been lucky enough to have had here over a period of years. All the dishes are carefully prepared and absolutely superior, with lovely presentation, great flavor and high quality of ingredients. One can choose from à la... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2015
Paloma26
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USA
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

I can't say enough about this wonderful restaurant. I loved all the meals I've been lucky enough to have had here over a period of years. All the dishes are carefully prepared and absolutely superior, with lovely presentation, great flavor and high quality of ingredients. One can choose from à la carte items or from several fixed menus at different... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

When in Barcelona, we always go for lunch here. The quality of the food and service is amazing. They offer a lunch menu on week days for about 35 euro's including bottled water, wine and coffee. The building is beautiful and although it's in the very city centre, it's quiet. It seems tourists haven't discovered it yet, as it's mainly... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 405 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

This restaurant is situated in a Gaudi designed building. Service is pleasant and the food is good to very good. However, we had better in Barcelona and Casa Calvet would not rise to excellent, in my opinion. Husband chose a take on capresi salad with layers of eggplant and mozarella for his first, and a veal dish topped with foie... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

The service was not great. The restaurant was nicely decorated. Food is not great! I had better than before. NOT RECOMMENDED

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Los Angeles, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

A wonderful respite from the repetitive Spanish restaurants. The food is great, the wait staff charming, ambience is unbeatable. Make reservations!!!!!!! A Gaudi building which is quite beautiful. Ask to see the lobby of building.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

We had lunch at Casa Calvet. They offer a "Market Menu" for 34 EUROS. The meal was fine but not special. The venue is lovely and I personally liked the fact I could eat in this historical Gaudi building. Service was professional not friendly.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

My husband and I ate here on our last night on Barcelona and couldn't have been more pleased. It was a wonderful way to finish an evening that had been spent touring La Pedrera and Casa Batllo from which it is a short walk. The location is iconic with a charming atmosphere and the service we received was exceptional. We... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

This restaurant is definitely worth a visit. The food is excellent and the location, in a Gaudi-designed building, is unique. The only reservation we have is that the service was a bit slow and not as friendly as almost every other place we went in Barcelona.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Very nice environment with excellent service and good food. Nice to have separate rooms/spaces to sit with small groups.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Yes, the physical venue has character; but, at least on the night we dined there, the service and food preparation of Casa Calvet were lacking. If one uses pricing as an index to quality (often a big mistake), this restaurant fails to meet those expensive expectations. I love scallops; but the ones I was served at Casa Calvet were less... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Carrer de Casp 48 | Barcelona, 08010 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Eixample
  • Neighborhood: Eixample
  • Phone Number: +34 934 12 40 12

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Spanish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Doing business, Romantic

Description

Restaurant Casa Calvet is located in Casa Calvet, a building created for a textile manufacturer by the Catalan Architectural genius Antoni Gaudi. Its accounting offices, management and boardrooms have been converted into semi-private dining rooms where we have preserved taste and elegance to the delight of our customers. Restaurant Casa Calvet is a unique and exclusive place where dining becomes a sensual experience which blends the state of the art cuisine with the beauty of Gaudi's work.
Open Hours
Monday
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
8:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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Staying in Eixample

Neighborhood Profile
Eixample
Passing through the glorious Plaça Catalunya, you enter the newer city district of Eixample, literally translated as “extension,” which immediately becomes recognizable by its more spacious streets and elegant atmosphere. The main artery of this sizable district, Passeig de Gracia, is lined with high-end international designer stores. Not to be outdone, the glitz and glamour of this zone is perhaps best exemplified by the comfortable and lavish five-star hotels that flank the divine and modernistic buildings from some of the world’s most recognized architects such as Gaudi and Montaner.
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