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“Alright food, attrocious service - not a good experience!!!”
Review of Chardonnay - CLOSED

Chardonnay
Price range: $12 - $24
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Spanish, Wine Bar
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations
Neighborhood: Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
Description: Chardonnay restaurant near Barcelona’s central Post Office in the Gothic Quarter offers tip-top tapas at budget-friendly prices. Once it opens at midday, service never stops, making it an ideal place to snack, dine or simply nibble on something Spanish at any time, non-conventional hours included. On the menu you’ll find the typical spanish tapas, Prawns in garlic, Eggplant rolls with goat cheese, Fried potatoes with sausage paprika sauce..., Salads, pasta, fresh fish, grilled meats, in chardonnay you can test six diferent paellas, with sea food, with octupos, with meat..., and good spanish wine.It is a pleasure serve you, we are waiting to serve you in the best conditions. Chardonnay also stands out for its spaciousness, cosiness, and minimalist décor. "
Reviewed April 8, 2012

Upon arrival we were not greeted by a member of staff. I managed to track one of the two employees working that night who dismissed me by saying "2 minutes" and then disappearing. The other member of staff then came out to seat us at a dirty and unprepared table. None of the tables were cleared unless new customers came through the door. The food was alright,despite the fact that they brought out one of our dishes to the wrong table, left it sitting there for 10 minutes and then finally bringing it to our table. We ordered various tapas dishes which were OK but to share you needed sideplates - so I went to ask (the first guy who dismissed me). He was talking to his other member of staff and half way through asking for plates he dismissed yet again with an incredibly rude bluntness. I then proceeded in having an argument with him in front of the whole restaurant telling him how incompetently the restaurant was being run. It clearly wasn't just me that was unhappy with the meal and service - a couple of other groups had bad experiences, one couple even left before the meal arrived. Bizarelly, throughout our whole dinner there were also 2 policemen questioning the staff, even going to the back to the kitchens - however we never found out why. Not very encouraging.

Cheap and tacky decor, not a pleasant place to eat at all.

To sum it up, it was the worst restaurant experience I have had to date (25 years old) and I thoroughly advise anyone thinking of going here to rethink..

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Thank BeckieLouise87
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Reviewed March 2, 2012

Good service. Take the full tapas menu. Careful with the hot peppers. Some of them were realy hot. Good food, and very central. Just around the corner we picked up the best Mohito's I've ever tasted.

Thank Bjørn R
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Reviewed February 2, 2012

Title says it all. Great quality of food & really good prices. Friendly staff. We'll visit again.

Thank 20,407
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Reviewed October 18, 2011

We enjoyed the service and quality of the tapas. We got useful advice by the waiter and the wine was exelent at a very good price

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Thank TrunteDK
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Reviewed October 7, 2011

We came here on a monday, because most of the other restaurants in the area were closed. When we entered a group of 40 was just leaving, so we decided to sit at the bar and have a bite to eat.
As soon as the carpaccho of salmon came (still deep frozen on a frozen plate) we send it back, only to arrive 10 minutes later on a hot plate (obviously only placed under a heating lamp). The salmon had no flavor left in it at all, so we send it back again. To keep it short, only the wine was OK.
The group of about 60 loud US kids from a some schooltrip did not do the place any good either. To us it looked like a place that has a deal with some touroperator to drop their groups off...

There is soo much better to find in the district!

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Thank Juud_and_Mark
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