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Informal

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Certificate of Excellence2016, 2018 Winner
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Food and ambience

Special occasions, Romantic, Bar scene, Business meetings

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About
Marc Gascons, who has been awarded a Michelin-Star, following the huge success of his family-run establishment in Girona has been described as fresh, young and informal, but very much Catalan and Mediterranean in style. The restaurant has a team of twenty people and delivers a seasonal menu designed for sharing, consisting of locally soured produce from the land and sea. Among the dishes designed by Gascons are: honeyed potato gnocchi with butter sauce and black winter truffle; charcoal grilled turbot with roasted leek; and grilled black kid with herbal oil. All dishes can be enjoyed with a impressive selection of wines, ranging from local Catalan to others from Spain, France and Germany.
PRICE RANGE
$39 - $101
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
Spanish, Mediterranean, European
FEATURES
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Staying in the hotel, so gave it a try on the first night and was pleased we did. Good choice of interesting dishes. Sea bass some of the best I’ve had. Staff and service very good

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank IanW126
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Reviewed October 28, 2018

Dinner at Informal was a great experience. Since reading at CNN that the restaurant is one of the best newcomers in the city, I wanted to try it out. And was definitely not disappointed! The food was excellent - great ingredients and each dish was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank DominiLdn
Carla S, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Informal, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2018

Dear Dominika R, I would like you to know how pleased we are by choosing us as your restaurant by the recommendation of CNN and to hear that your experience was excellent. Also, thank you very much for taking the time of writing a review...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really good food, fantastic wines and excellent service! We have been there before, and weren’t disappointed ;-)

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank pialisj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had one of our best meals in Barcelona, with great food and wine! Overall a great experience, recommend to those looking for a wonderful dining experience!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 870mandyw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I had dinner here one night out of several days in Barcelona. While the atmosphere is quite casual (a little disappointing for a Michelin start restaurant), the service was very good and the food was amazing. We had two apps, two entrees...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank aturner50
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went for lunch, and had a Great time there. Wonderful service and wonderful food. Especially the sepia tartar was incredible.More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank HeleneGTxx
Carla S, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Informal, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear HeleneGTxx, I would like to personally thank you for taking the time to write a review about your experience at the Informal Restaurant. We are delighted to hear that you have enjoyed our premium quality food and the staff. We are looking forward to...More

Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

What a delicious lunch in a beautiful setting. Fantastic service—our two 2 servers were so professional and so nice. Started off with vermouths, the BEST patatas bravas in this city (made up of infinite wafer thin layers of crispy potato—so different and so yummy), the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank angiewall
Carla S, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Informal, responded to this reviewResponded November 30, 2018

Dear angiewall, I would like to personally thank you for taking the time to write a review about your experience at the Informal Restaurant. We are delighted to hear that you have enjoyed our first quality food as the service that you calificate as fantastic,...More

Reviewed November 1, 2018

A must visit for any foodie in Barcelona! Smaller portions but very, very good food, impeccable service (Thank you Laura!), and a lasting impression. Possibly the best gnocchi we've ever had - pillowy soft. Definitely our favorite meal in Barcelona!More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jeff W
Carla S, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Informal, responded to this reviewResponded November 19, 2018

Dear Jeff W, I would like to personally thank you for taking the time to write a review about your experience at the Informal Restaurant. We are delighted to hear that you have enjoyed our premium quality food and rate our service as impeccable. Most...More

Reviewed October 28, 2018

An absolutely must try. The chef creates absolutely scrumptious meals. I highly recommend their French toast chocolate genauch dessertMore

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Dee E
Carla S, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Informal, responded to this reviewResponded November 19, 2018

Dear Dee E, I would like to personally thank you for taking the time to write a review about your experience at the Informal Restaurant. We are delighted to hear that you have enjoyed our premium quality food and we are looking forward to welcome...More

Reviewed October 28, 2018

The Informal is part of The Serras boutique hotel, at the bottom of the Gothic Quarter. We had read about the amazing Patatas Bravas, which apparently are amoung the best in Barcelona. We weren't disappointed, each one of the dishes we ordered was amazing. Wonderful...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank thomaslegner
Carla S, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Informal, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2018

Dear thomaslegner, I would like to personally thank you for choosing Informal by Marc Gascons and taking the time to write a review about your experience with us. I was very happy to have you describe us as a ¨a very enjoyable culinary experience, definitely...More

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melilouis
March 23, 2018|
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Response from Carla S | Property representative |
Excuse our delayed response. For sure, we are family friendly.
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March 28, 2017|
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Dear Marilyn Z, Yes, you can find us at Passeig de Colom, 9. 08002 Barcelona We are looking forward to welcome you in a near future.
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April 28, 2016|
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Response from BDSBULGARIA | Reviewed this property |
We were dressed smart casual and it was OK
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