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La Bodeguilla del Gato

Calle Catalans, 10, 46001 Valencia, Spain (La Seu)
+34 963918235
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Ranked #211 of 1,987 restaurants in Valencia
Price range: $14 - $26
Cuisines: Spanish
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: La Seu
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Leuven, Belgium
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85 reviews 85 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

La Bodeguilla del Gato is a good authentic tapas place. No more, no less. Great pimientos de padron. Good cheese, jamon, etc. Enjoying Spain as it should be enjoyed.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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102 reviews 102 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We had a great meal here just now - hard to understand some of the criticisms from others! Nice atmosphere - we sat in the alley at the front - friendly & fairly quick service, lots of Spanish customers as well as a few tourists, & excellent value. Between the two of us, both fairly hungry, we had a good... More

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Valencia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

A 'tapas bar' with spanish decoration but not spanish staff. It's very expensive, 6 croquettes around 6 euros, a few fries made like McDonalds deluxe fries they call 'patatas bravas' almost 5 euros... in summary we could have dinner in a restaurant for the same price. In addition we had to demand 3 times the same thing cause the waiter... More

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Limoges, France
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50 reviews 50 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

.... as opposed to a tapas bar. Staff were charming and helpful and the food was fine. Tip - it gets really busy so if you don't want to sit at the three tables without reservations by the loo, book in good time, not half an hour before it opens, as we did.

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Tallahassee, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

Small, nasty and expensive "tostas"; service was just as bad: trying to be "cool", our server seemed more interested in showing off his style of dancing-like-ibiza-type-of-queen to some kind of electronic beat, than concentrating in getting our order right, which he didn't. Just a joint for uninformed tourists in a decor full of stereotypes of Spanish culture.

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Ashton,MD
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82 reviews 82 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

Located near the Plaza Negrita in El Carmen, the Bodeguilla del Gato was an excellent choice for a meal in a pleasant setting. Our server was friendly and efficient. The food was delicious. A delicious plate of cheese, another of ibericos, some chorizo and two tasty salads – with very fresh ingredients - made for an excellent meal. Good wine... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

Best tapas I have ever had - a small local cosy place that is situated in the most picturesk square. The service is very good and speaks good english - they were very helpful the whole night and even had time for a jokes on a otherwise busy night. The place is rather small making it somewhat problematic for families... More

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London, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

A great place for Tapas. Yes it appears in lots of guidebooks and so yes, it is busy and you do get tourists in here. However the food was all superb and the service prompt and friendly. Look a little further down the winelist and there are some great bottles on there too. What La Bodeguilla del Gato manages to... More

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London,
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013 via mobile

More of a restaurant style tapas bar that a full on restaurant. Great selection of tasty food. Great value. Nice ambience inside.

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zurich
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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

The start from the waiter was: you see how many italians are here. we have to be v good! Well as an appetizer offered by the house they brought us...peanuts (not a joke). We asked that if they could bring the food for the kids soon: after 1h. Our Tapas were not exceptionals and they were brought one after the... More

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