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El Regulador Bistro

#845 of 7,348 Restaurants in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Neighborhood:
El Raval
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Les Rambles, 105, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
+34 933 43 50 00
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7:00 am - 11:00 am
1:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 1:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 am
Fri - Sat 1:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Sydney, Australia
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30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here a number of times and the food and service was amazing, many walk up clients turned away so turn up early or book ahead. Waitress was very helpful with menu and meal selection, all food was amazing.

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Thank Sydney_Columbus
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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58 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

We reserved a lunch table via The Fork/ El Tenedor. The atmosphere of the restaurant is nice and chic. The service was also very nice: they recommended us which were the best starters to pair with the main dishes. About the food: we started sharing a Funghi porcini risotto which was delicious. Not a big portion but don't expect big... More 

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Thank Hugo S
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

In the midst of the very busy rambles street, the perfect spot for a 5 star meal. Great service, English spoken. Tried a few dishes... Zero complains! Will be back.

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Thank HaDi78
Baltimore, Maryland
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

Best meal we've had during our 2 weeks in Europe! Outstanding service as well. We had the tasting menu and were very pleased with the quality of the food. Highly recommended- especially the porcini risotto and the venison.

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Thank Staceybug
UK
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213 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

We booked this restaurant for our anniversary and thought the decor and ambience were beautiful. The staff are very attentive and liked the complimentary a mouse Boucher.of gazpacho . My husband ordered the melon avocado with prawn crevice which was unusual not sure it works. I ordered the tuna which was a little overdue and couldn't see the roasted aubergine... More 

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Barcelona
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62 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

Right next to the riff-raffy Ramblas, you get a great view of the tourists wandering by as you sit down to a wonderful meal, well served by professional waiters- that last always a delight. I have come here before and, apart from a great Indian restaurant, is my only other reason to go to this neighbourhood- the food has always... More 

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London, UK
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111 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016 via mobile

I ate here whilst staying in the hotel. The service was extremely attentive and the food excellent quality. A wide ranging menu and wine list.

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Thank GCarnaffan
Stafford, United Kingdom
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111 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

This restaurant is good for breakfast and lunch but dining in the evening is a special occasion. On each of our stays at The Bagues Hotel we have dined in El Regulador at least once each visit. The restaurant is on small but quite tasteful. The service is impeccable with a very good menu. The restaurant specialises in oysters and... More 

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Ghaziabad, India
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

It was totally worth the experience. The service, food menu, preparation and presentation were all up to the mark. The menu selection was varied and the best part was the dessert. I just couldn't have enough of the desserts.!!! ;P

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Thank Srishti_Garg
Lyon, France
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61 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Very nice and calm restaurant in downtown, tasty food, excellent presentation of plates and good service. We liked a lot the interior, it's alegant and chic.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$23 - $113
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Delicatessen
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 11:00 am
1:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 11:00 am
1:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 11:00 am
1:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 11:00 am
1:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 11:00 am
1:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 11:00 am
1:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
7:00 am - 11:00 am
1:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Les Rambles, 105, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > El Raval
  • Neighborhood: El Raval
  • Phone Number: +34 933 43 50 00
Description
Market-fresh Mediterranean cuisine with a Parisian bistro twist. Taking advantage of neighboring Boqueria market's fresh products, El Regulador offers fine dining in a tastefully decorated locale furnished with silk sofas, wood screens and Mariano Fortuny Venetian glass lamps.

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Neighborhood Profile
El Raval
Once a downtrodden corner of downtown Barcelona, this gritty area has seen a cultural resurgence boasting an excellent nightlife and one of the most multi ethnic spots in the entire city. A sense of humble authenticity protrudes from the many independent record stores, second hand shops, and student bars that seem to light up the streets day and night. The rocking epicenter, the MACBA Plaça, is a modern day forum for bohemian youth, abuzz with the sights and sounds of late-night gatherings and talented skateboarders showing off their latest tricks.
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