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El Regulador Bistro

#748 of 7,893 Restaurants in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence
El Raval
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Les Rambles, 105, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
+34 933 43 50 00
1:30 pm - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 am
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 am
Fri - Sat 1:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017

We enjoyed a lovely romantic dinner at this great restaurant on The Ramblas during our Christmas visit to Barcelona. The restaurant is very elegant with well spaced tables, perfect for couples. The lady who served us on 30th December was excellent, even allowing us a Cava tasting before we chose our bottle. All the staff were very professional. The menu... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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46 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016

A wonderful restaurant located in our favorite Hotel. Great food, geat service at a good price. Always enjoy stopping in here.

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Brisbane, Australia
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62 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

El Regulador Bistro is attached to Hotel Bagues, La Rambla, Barcelona, which is a member of the Small Luxury Hotel Group. We walked in off the La Rambla late in the afternoon to make a booking later in the evening as most other decent restaurants seemed to be closed on a Tuesday. We were after something more than Tapas or... More 

Dunoon, Scotland
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

Myself and my family ate here whilst on a day trip to Barcelona. Prices looked reasonable and although the menu isn't too big we all found something we enjoyed. Staff were nice and we were greeted as soon as we walked in. Service was quick and food was lovely. The best we've had since we've been in Spain, although we... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016

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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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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65 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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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47 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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Baltimore, Maryland
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

Thank Staceybug
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125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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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52 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$21 - $106
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Delicatessen
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
7:00 am - 11:00 am
1:30 pm - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 am
1:30 pm - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 am
1:30 pm - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 am
1:30 pm - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 am
1:30 pm - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 am
1:00 pm - 1:00 am
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
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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