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Elsa y Fred

Carrer Rec Comtal 11, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
+34 935 01 66 11
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (48 reviews)
“tuna tartare” (51 reviews)
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CUISINES
European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Carrer Rec Comtal 11, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped here twice - the first time for lunch - had excellent toasted tasty rolls & great service. The 2nd time had been looking forward to having breakfast here as the eggs benedict sounded good on the menu - however service was poor this time...More

Thank SurfCityUK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived here at 11pm for a very late dinner with no reservations. The staff was so warm and said it was no problem to seat us but informed us that the kitchen would be closing soon and asked if we would order quickly. It...More

Thank Katie D
ElsaYFredGastrobar, Social Media at Elsa y Fred, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Katie D, Thank you for such a lovely review! We are glad you enjoyed your experience at Elsa y Fred. We put lots of love and effort when creating our dishes and serving our customers, so they feel like home. Hope to see you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This food is exceptional. Literally anything on the menu is sensational and great sangria too! The staff were extremely helpful, they suggested food. It was so good we went twice in the 4 nights we had in Barcelona. A must go! (Tuna tartare was our...More

Thank glennyh91
ElsaYFredGastrobar, Social Media at Elsa y Fred, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi glennyh91, Thank you for such an amazing review! We are glad you enjoyed your experience at Elsa y Fred. We put lots of love and effort when creating our dishes and serving our customers, so they feel like home. Hope to see you back...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food here is delicious, as are the drinks! Lots of choice and a good selection of gluten free options! However the waitresses made our night perfect, excellent customer service skills and very accommodating! Thank you!! :)More

Thank Mark H
ElsaYFredGastrobar, Social Media at Elsa y Fred, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Mark H, Thank you for such a lovely review! We are glad you enjoyed your experience at Elsa y Fred. We put lots of love and effort when creating our dishes and serving our customers, so they feel like home. Hope to see you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is just what I was looking for in Barcelona. We were there early on a weeknight, (1830), if you are later, make a reservation. The food was fresh and fun, the service was great. The night we were there it was a group of...More

Thank ktsaus
ElsaYFredGastrobar, Social Media at Elsa y Fred, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi ktsaus, Thank you for such a lovely review! We are glad you enjoyed your experience at Elsa y Fred. We put lots of love and effort when creating our dishes and serving our customers, so they feel like home. Hope to see you back...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here of an evening and was lucky to get a table (book ahead)! It has a great cosy and chatty vibe. This fabulous restaurant has their own take on traditional tapas and it work SO well. From wasabi in steak tacos and fish...More

Thank Amy L
ElsaYFredGastrobar, Social Media at Elsa y Fred, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Amy L, Thank you for such a lovely review! We are glad you enjoyed your experience at Elsa y Fred. We put lots of love and effort when creating our dishes and serving our customers, so they feel like home. Hope to see you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm not the type of guy that writes reviews, but this place made me log in and write. The food is incredible and the staff is super friendly. I wish I had this place next to home here in London.More

Thank Diego C
ElsaYFredGastrobar, Social Media at Elsa y Fred, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Diego C, Thank you for such a lovely review! It is an honour that we made you log in to leave us a review :) We are glad you enjoyed your experience at Elsa y Fred. We put lots of love and effort when...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and me just left Elsa y Fred after the perfect diner ! The food in this restaurant is just amazing like sooo good ! And the service is crazy ! The waitress are always smiling, really friendly, just lovely ! Also I love...More

Thank Marion D
ElsaYFredGastrobar, Social Media at Elsa y Fred, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Marion D, Thank you for such a lovely review! We are glad you enjoyed your experience at Elsa y Fred. We put lots of love and effort when creating our dishes and serving our customers, so they feel like home. Hope to see you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this great little gem of a tapas restaurant during an anniversary break in Barcelona. Was recommended by friends and totally worth the visit. The greeting was warm and polite and the service was helpful and friendly but in a relaxed style, perfectly suiting the...More

Thank ASC111
ElsaYFredGastrobar, Social Media at Elsa y Fred, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi ASC111, First of all, congratulations on your anniversary and thank you for such a lovely review! We are glad you enjoyed your meal at Elsa y Fred. We put lots of love and effort when creating our dishes and serving our customers, so they...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was here with a friend for lunch at about 2 PM. The place was packed but service was quick and attentive. We had Boca Tomato, Korean bbq shortribs and a softshell crab burger. The tomato bread was warm and well balanced with garlic, tomato, olive...More

Thank SanderDK
ElsaYFredGastrobar, Social Media at Elsa y Fred, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi SanderDK, Thank you for such a lovely review! We are glad you enjoyed your meals at Elsa y Fred. We put lots of love and effort when creating our dishes and serving our customers, so they feel like home. Hope to see you back...More

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Ljrlaw
June 22, 2017|
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Response from Casalolea | Property representative |
Hi Ljrlaw, You can e-mail us to info @ elsayfred . es and we will note down your reservation. :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Bar scene, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
8:30 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
8:30 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
8:30 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
8:30 am - 1:00 am
Friday
8:30 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
9:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carrer Rec Comtal 11, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > El Born / La Ribera
  • Neighborhood: El Born / La Ribera
  • Phone Number: +34 935 01 66 11
  • E-mail
Description
Elsa and Fred reinvents the classic tapas bar, with creative cuisine with subtle inspiration from international cuisine. With special care in the presentation and maximum respect for the original flavors of each ingredient. When we prepare a dish, we make each one with all our passion and creativity. ELSA Y FRED INVITES YOU TO ENJOY BREAKFAST, HALF DAY MENUS, SANDWICHES, DELICIOUS HOMEMADE CAKES MID-AFTERNOON, AND TAPAS THROUGHOUT THE DAY, AS WELL AS A FINE WINE LIST AND COCKTAILS.
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