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La Candela

Placa Sant Pere 12, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
+34 933 10 62 42
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“tapas” (26 reviews)
“risotto” (4 reviews)
“ceviche” (2 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Spanish, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Placa Sant Pere 12, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This meal was honestly unexpectedly mind blowing. The service was high quality and friendly (considering the lacklustre amount of Spanish I can speak). The gentleman serving us was polite and funny and the atmosphere was great. The food was out of this world compared to...More

Thank joshp649
Lacandelabcn, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at La Candela, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks You!!!!! 😀

Reviewed October 22, 2017

We stopped here on a quick stay in Barcelona after a day of sightseeing, and had a few tapas and drinks. The food was very good, as was the wine. The only con was the tables could be cleaner, and one of our chairs was...More

Thank Wendy T
Reviewed October 20, 2017

We enjoyed patatates and cerveza. The atmosphere is charming, watching people passing by and just relaxing.

Thank Schatzberg
Reviewed October 1, 2017 via mobile

...try the fried Spanish cheese with apple chutney - that was absolutely perfect. But all the other Tapas were nice as well. The pricing was reasonable and the staff friendly and helpful. A great experience and something I can recommend.

Thank derflieger2003
Reviewed September 15, 2017 via mobile

I went here on a friend's recommendation. First I got the ceviche. At first I was skeptical because it was a small dish (and not cheap!) and wasn't served with anything crispy to put it on like I'm used to. However, the skepticism vanished with...More

Thank SaraG102
Reviewed September 5, 2017

We were staying very close by, walked past numerous times and eventually ate there - but we were very disappointed. It is small and has a lovely outside space but the service was so poor we thought at one point they had forgotten to bring...More

Thank Jane M
Reviewed August 29, 2017

The tapas here are absolutely delicious! I've been here several times and I'll keep coming back for more! I would especially recommend the manchego, potato peels, croquettes and tomato bread - all of these are considerably better than you'll get them in many other places.

Thank Caroline M
Reviewed August 23, 2017 via mobile

We had a early dinner (for spanish's) but the Tapas were excellent and delicious. Also the man who served was really friendly and helpful. We really enjoyed our stay and would definitely come for a second time.

Thank Manfred H
Reviewed July 21, 2017 via mobile

Set menu a real hit! It's the first salad I've had all holiday through no fault of my own particularly, it was a lovely starter. The pork ribs are flavourful and the meat fell off the bone nicely. To finish off, the fruit salad I...More

Thank TomSamphire
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

The title of the review says it all. The service was wonderful and attentive, and the food was fantastic. I had the ceviche and the steak tartare. It's a fine place to take a lover, sharing tapas, beautiful romantic spot. Highly recommend it.

Thank Michail E
Lacandelabcn, General Manager at La Candela, responded to this reviewResponded July 21, 2017

Thank you so much for your positive review. We hope to see you again soon ❤️

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$16 - $31
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
9:00 AM - 1:30 AM
9:00 AM - 1:30 AM
10:00 AM - 12:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Placa Sant Pere 12, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > El Born / La Ribera
  • Neighborhood: El Born / La Ribera
  • Phone Number: +34 933 10 62 42
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