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Although the are many options to eat cheaply in the city, Barcelona is rightly regarded as a centre of gastronomic excellence.

With a variety of international cuisines to choose from, including local Spanish and Catalan dishes, foodies will love Barcelona, as will anyone liking fresh fish available and seafood.

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There are few better ways to spend an afternoon in Barcelona than embarking on a tapas tour; wandering around, taking in the sights and sounds of the city, whilst delighting in the immense variety of different types of tapas available and you immediately know when you’re in a tapas bar because you’ll almost certainly see […]

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Review: Maharaja

On October 22, 2009 By

As an Englishman living in Barcelona their often comes the point when nothing but a curry will do. The problem with this though is that Indian and Pakistani restaurants in Barcelona really cater for the locals – and that means a lack of real kick.

While some have done for a while; Cardomon, for […]

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Seafood in Barceloneta

On October 16, 2009 By

Although the redevelopment of the area at the end of the last century sparked considerable criticism about the possible loss of authenticity and ‘atmosphere’, Barceloneta has, with its beach promenade, restaurants and many attractions, developed a special ambience of its own.

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If you’ve ever been to a restaurant and simply looking at the menu has overwhelmed you for choice, then Le Relais de Venise L’Entrecôte is the definite antidote. Originating in Paris in the 1950s, this small chain of restaurants is limits its menu to just one starter and one main, but aims to serves them […]

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Review: Restaurante Carmen

On February 18, 2009 By

Carmen’s is a small family run restaurant, which has had a massive refurbishment since the last time I’d been, perhaps two or three years ago. Where there was once a long bar, there are now more tables and the restaurant is comfortably decorated without having lost any of its character and the service is as good as ever.

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Review: Amaltea

On January 10, 2009 By

To be perfectly honest, the idea of spending a Friday night in a restaurant that doesn’t serve meat doesn’t much appeal, but when I arrived and found out that it doesn’t serve alcohol either irritation set in.

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Review: Senyor Parellada

On November 5, 2008 By

Senyor Parellada has been extensively refurbished since our last visit a couple of years ago. The dining area seems to have shrunk slightly, but it retains the high ceiling, colonial style arches and bench seats that we remembered from previous meals, and the menu seems to have been revamped too.

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Review: Nou American Soda

On October 29, 2008 By

I had seen this restaurant a few times, with a sign outside announcing a bacon and egg breakfast. However, the one time I did go for it was a lunchtime and the sign outside had gone – and I didn’t like been hassled by a waitress when looking at the menu outside and deciding whether to go in or not.

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Review: Txakolin

On October 29, 2008 By

Walk past this place on a Saturday night at about 8:30 and it looks as if a private party is going on. There is a restaurant downstairs, but the Basque style tapas in the bar on the ground floor are a meal in themselves and it attracts a fairly lively crowd.

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