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Cerveceria Alex

Plaza Reial 16, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
+34 933 18 63 10
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  • Very good16%
  • Average12%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible39%
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“chicken wings” (2 reviews)
“placa reial” (6 reviews)
“tapas dishes” (5 reviews)
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Bar, Mediterranean, European, Spanish
$$ - $$$
Plaza Reial 16, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We only went there for drinks, but it was a lovely place in lovely settings. Inside was very clean and the staff were extremely friendly.

Thank gtp123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed shrimp in a paprika sauce, little sausages and fabulous tabbouleh, The view of the action around the square was great fun.

Thank NRPNewJersey
Reviewed May 8, 2018 via mobile

Paella was nice, a little expensive but understandable looking at the environment. Service was horrible, not one smile during the 2 and a half hours we stayed there. All we could get was the addition with a handwritten note on it « tips not included » !...More

Thank Daisy F
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

We had the chicken paella and thought it was great. Quite expensive but thought it was very tasty. Staff very friendly and even got a free glass of champagne each at the end just because the waiter dropped the tiniest bit of our wine!

Thank hellothereeeee
Reviewed March 20, 2018

Had chicken paella and huge tankards of beer, ideal spot, was very busy nice place to chill. Waiters very pleasant, enjoyed ourselves.

Reviewed October 25, 2017 via mobile

I wandered into this plaza on my first day in Barcelona. I decided to sit for a beer and I ordered the chicken wings with honey and cayenne and the homemade fried potatoes. The staff was very attentive, food was fantastic for the price. Can’t...More

Thank Gab Y
Reviewed September 14, 2017

We had an early lunch here, it wasn't busy and the waiting staff were attentive and very pleasant. We chose a selection of tapas style dishes and they were freshly cooked and served very hot, straight from the pan. We also had a large beer...More

Thank Linda A
Reviewed July 23, 2017 via mobile

This place is terrible, my friends and I dined here on the last night of a very enjoyable weekend in Barcelona, the waiter seemed helpful but stern and abrupt at first. Our tapas dishes came out, food was ok, however our 2 paella's was served...More

1  Thank Katie B
Reviewed July 20, 2017 via mobile

I am currently sat here in Alex as I write this review, What a great view over the square, lovely setting but it ends there!! Tapas was cold, €2.00 for one ham croquette!! My husband ordered the classic burger, came cold, informed waiter who took...More

Thank Chris R
Reviewed July 16, 2017 via mobile

At one of the corners of Placa Reial, overlooking the entire square, Alex is brilliantly located. With a pleasant summer breeze, we were set for a terrific dinner. But the food was hardly noteworthy. The tomato bread was old and tasteless. The mushroom tapas soggy,...More

Thank Zekebp
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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: +34 933 18 63 10
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