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Restaurante Living

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Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
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Ramblas 122 | Ciutat Vella, Barrio Gòtic, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
+34 934 12 55 41
12:00 - 02:30
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Louisville, Kentucky
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

My paella was pretty bland, and the atmosphere was pretty dark. It was all just very ok, and nothing special.

Thank yanooshka
San Francisco, CA
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668 reviews
275 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed nearby and came for dinner. Smoking is just inside and further inside is smoke free. Good waiter, engaging and helpful. Lots of choices, a bit of everything from simple plates and salads to more complicated dishes, and steaks as well. Nice wine list, very affordable. Had a great time with the staff, very welcoming and friendly. Enjoy!

Thank William M
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We chose this restaurant for our final night in Barcelona due to its lovely outdoor terrace. The service was friendly, welcoming and efficient. Unfortunately the food did not live up the the previous nights restaurant we had dined in and the paella we chose were two different ones, mine being seafood and my husbands a chicken paella but they both... More 

Thank AngeB68
Terni, Umbria, Italy
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197 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nothing "special" but good. Service not very quick, although the place was nearly empty. Problems arise when you try to speak English, and the waiter wants you to speak Italian "because he understands it anyway" as he said... but then you receive things you had cancelled or you receive sauces on a Hamburger when you clearly said "NO sauces". Anyway,... More 

Thank Gianluca M
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First time in Barcelona. And looking for a Spanish food. Go around the rambla we found this restaurant. Very tastey food. Specially in paella. Special living paella and home made desserts.

Thank Sanhappy S
Manchester, United Kingdom
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122 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

The promotion person for the club saw us in the street and convinced us to come in to this restaurant. He got us inside by saying he would give us some free drinks. They asked us if we wanted some bread for the table so we said yes. However, when we got the bill they had charged us £40 for... More 

Thank 982Louise
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105 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017

We like to eat out when abroad and try as many different eating places as possible. This one was recommended to us by the hotel and again they came up trumps. Very handy to La Ramblas and close tro Liceu metro. Staff were friendly although at times hard to find as it got busier. The whole food experience was very... More 

Thank Wicklowfoodie
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 April 2017

To find a good place for having lunch in the center of the city is not easy. But this restaurant is quite good. I was for the first time there last March. I saw that they had paella. Too many restaurants have the same stir-fry for paella and fideuà, but paella is prepared with rice, and fideuà with vermicelli. Fideuà... More 

Thank Sargui
Bracknell, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

First night in Barcelona we found the living Restaurant (Living Lounge). We had a lovely meal there. The staff were very attentive and looked after us well. Recommended early evening as not so full.

Thank David P
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Waiter wasn't very attentive. Had to ask a couple of times for refills. Paella was over cooked. Lobster was was hard to eat. Wasn't much in the way of actual seafood in our paella. I'd recommend a new chef.

Thank Bubbsy89

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 02:30
12:00 - 02:30
12:00 - 02:30
12:00 - 02:30
12:00 - 02:30
12:00 - 02:30
12:00 - 02:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ramblas 122 | Ciutat Vella, Barrio Gòtic, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
  • Neighbourhood: Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
  • Phone Number: +34 934 12 55 41

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
With its iconic, old-Europe streets and alleys, this picturesque neighbourhood 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 musicians lasting late into the night. Fashionistas will be drawn to Portal de L’Angel, which is lined with well-known brand names and smaller boutique stands.
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