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4 Gats

Carrer de Montsio, 3, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
+34 933 02 41 40
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Carrer de Montsio, 3, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It used to be one of my favorite places in Barcelona but now the menu is quite short. One thing to consider if you are paying with USD credit card they use an very abusive exchange rate and they didn’t allow you to chose if...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Kaobita
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to 4 Gats on a rainy day. Upon arrival, we were asked if we wanted a full meal or tapas (snacks) for lunch. We opted for a full meal and we were promptly escorted into a rear restaurant. A very classy dining room....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank HeaveNEarth
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing atmosphere. Lots of artwork by artists such as Picasso. Food and wine was really good. I would highly recommend.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank M8228LZlisas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Of course, we had to go to El Quatre Gats in Barcelona, just experience where Pablo Picasso and friends hung out. It was great. Good tapas. Good, but somewhat abrupt service. Lots of energy in the place. Prices are a little high, but it was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Douglas H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner and I had dinner in 4 Gats during a weekend in Barcelona after a cruise. The food was superb! We had cod fritters and eggplant tapas to start, and then beef short ribs as a main course. The short ribs were huge, very...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Judith M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Four of us had dinner at 4 Gats on Nov. 24. We were seated in the dining room beyond the front ‘bar/tapas’ area. The waiters were very attentive and explained the menu to us and offered good recommendations for wine pairing. Having gone to the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank TravelingAttys
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The service was decent and the place was clean. The tapa was horribly expensive and poor quality AND quantity. The cava was a decent price and quality. You can certainly to better. In summation, I doubt you’d find Picasso there now.

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Date of visit: November 2018
Thank samwH2989LZ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A really good choice for dinner! Delicious food and good service in such a lovely place! Absolutely recommended

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 815mirelaf
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff were so rude and unwelcoming we didn't stay but went and ate elsewhere. Very sad as this cafe used to be a legend in my own Catalan family and I had wanted to show it to my own children. They were upset by...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank CharisV
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Didn’t try the more expensive dinner menu. Service was friendly and professional. But, it’s the ambiancethat makes it worth visiting

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank leahc376
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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September 2, 2017|
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Response from Ipmia | Reviewed this property |
Didn't see any!
April 12, 2017|
Response from G F | Property representative |
Dear rparent51, You can make your reservation on our website and by calling to 0034 93 630 97 24. We trust you'll enjoy your dinner!
March 26, 2017|
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Response from Sarah K | Reviewed this property |
There are so many excellent restaurants in BCN that I think you may want to try another one. If you want to experience the decor, etc. stop in for a coffee and churros.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Bar scene, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carrer de Montsio, 3, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
  • Neighborhood: Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
  • Phone Number: +34 933 02 41 40
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Landmark of the city of Barcelona and Catalan modernism, it opened on June 12, 1897 in the basement of a building designed by the architect Puig i Cadafalch, on the street Montsió 3a and once was intended to bring to Barcelona the most bohemian Parisian atmosphere. Place of worship of intellectuals and artists of the time, it was the first refuge of inspiration for Pablo Picasso. In 2008, it was chosen by Woody Allen to host one of the main scenes in its film 'Vicky Cristina Barcelona', dedicated to the city. All this cultural and historic experience comes with exceptional gastronomy. All the dishes are prepared with proximity products and cooked with all the care and passion by our chef. Whitout any doubt, 4 Gats is a unique experience in Barcelona.
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