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Cerveceria Alex

$$ - $$$
Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
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Plaza Reial 16, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
9:00 am - 3:30 am
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 9:00 am - 3:00 am
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 3:30 am
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180 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We chose this bar/restaurant out of the ones on offer around the plaza. Wine & food ok. a very friendly waiter offered a bottle of wine when we ordered 2 glasses for the same cost. Free glass of cava to finish meal. We were charged for olives not delivered. When the bill was presented a hand written addition of 10%... More 

Thank Australialynx
Mississauga, Canada
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In the corner of Placa Reial, so a bit secluded. Average prices for mediocre food. They grab you from the Placa and do have tables outside. Drinks are standard pricing for the area, we ordered two tapas dishes, cod fritters, which were greasy and drunken prawns, which were small shrimp in a tasteless sauce.

Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really lovely food, unexpectedly cheap as it appeared i was given a discount (maybe because it was mid week?) free cava with the bill which was a nice touch and really friendly staff.

Thank frannyann1971
London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We picked here for a casual lunch and ended up spending most of the afternoon here. Set in a beautiful and lovely square, with fabulous food, great service and a wonderful atmosphere - what more could you want? An afternoon very well spent!

Thank jadepattiethompson
Fort Lauderdale
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

Sangría glass was large and filled to the top, and was tasty and mojito was great but average USA size. Tapas were tasty, we had the garlic shrimp, Spanish omelette and chicken wings with honey and cayenne pepper. The chicken and veggies paella was really good. Street performers tableside which was cool but they will ask for donations. So if... More 

Thank mutiny1995
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch whilst exploring the Gothic Quarter of Barcelona as the location was beautiful. We got 3 tapas dishes between two of us which were patatas bravas, chorizo in red wine and Catalan bread. The portion sizes were perfect and the patatas bravas were amazing! For 3 tapas and 2 soft drinks the bill came to less... More 

Thank mccanns123
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

Dis-honest staff! We went as family with one person allergy to cheese. They agreed to vege pizza without cheese and then brought with cheese. After complaining they just did not bring the pizza and refused by time rest of us has eaten. Bad service and no moral standards when questioned why they refused what we ordered. They will lure you... More 

1 Thank Prakash R
Lucerne, Switzerland
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

The food was delicious and traiditonal! So far the best we had in barcelona. I'd recommend it:) the restaurant is placed in a internal courtyard which creates a very nice atmosphere. The staff is also very friendly.

Thank raviolitante
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

We ate at lunch and dinner times and both times had lovely food and good service. Even got free cava at lunch time. Yummy.

Thank Martylovesholidays
Aabenraa, Denmark
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279 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016

We ordered drinks - not food - and both nights left us satisfied. Especially the Sangria is nicely composed. Alex, should definitely be higher rated in Tripadvisor. We saw nothing but smiling faces.

1 Thank HenrikKragh

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Mediterranean, Spanish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
9:00 am - 3:00 am
9:00 am - 3:00 am
9:00 am - 3:00 am
9:00 am - 3:00 am
9:00 am - 3:00 am
9:00 am - 3:30 am
9:00 am - 3:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza Reial 16, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
  • Neighborhood: Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
  • Phone Number: 93.318.63.10

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  • 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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