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Restaurante El Gato Gris

) #140 of 2,180 Restaurants in Bogota $$ - $$$ Latin, , South American
Carrera 12b Primero - 12 | Barrio La Candelaria, Bogota 111511, Colombia
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
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Latin, Bar, South American, Cajun & Creole
$$ - $$$
Carrera 12b Primero - 12 | Barrio La Candelaria, Bogota 111511, Colombia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We found this place by chance, it had gat food and drinks, fairly reasonable priced. The staff were very helpful, they also have a English menu. Plantanes fried was great.

Thank sezl1982
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Good service, and one of the better steaks I had in bogota. Loved the way the seating was as in many of the restaurants in old buildings in this part of central Bogota.

Thank Fozzyber
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Absolutely loved this place, atmosphere is awesome and relaxing, feels very intimate, sat at one of the little and cozy tables on the balcony...food was great and staff was really very kind. Loved it.

Thank Alexandra1984-9
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

First off all it it's a nice place with an good atmosphere. The staff are friendly and helpful. They did mess around a bit with the orders, forgot the starter and drinks. The food was very disappointing. We peeled out the Serrano ham from the...More

Thank Magnus S
Reviewed 13 April 2017

This Candelarian house has so many floors and individual niches that you nearly forget about the reason you came here while exploring the place. The staff is friendly and advises you correctly, the menu is small but fine and the meals excellent. The Grey Cat...More

Thank Rolf688
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We went to the El Gato Gris for a Coca tea and Mojito on the roof next to a fireplace. Oh what fun...go do this and you can thank me later. We were there on a rainy, cold evening, but with the fire roaring next...More

1  Thank Robert S
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Had dinner on our night in Bogota. The place itself is very nice. Staff was friendly and quick to serve. We ordered an appetizer,2 dinners, 2 desserts and a bottle of wine. We paid about $60 USD which is extremely reasonable. The food was yummy...More

Thank jeniller
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

We have gone there twice - once for dinner and a second time just for drinks. We love the ambience with its small quirky spaces. The drinks were very good especially the sangria. The food was good but not spectacular

Thank Jim V
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

This is definitely a place you have to visit if you are in Bogota. Great atmosphere, live music and drinks. Love it.

Thank Almir V
Reviewed 25 January 2017

A beautiful little restaurant with good food, although potentially a little overpriced in comparison to other Bogota restaurants. Live entertainment is great, and there is an awesome selection of craft beers.

Thank NZLads
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carrera 12b Primero - 12 | Barrio La Candelaria, Bogota 111511, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Bogota
  • Phone Number: +(57)3421716
  • E-mail
The Gato Gris comes from a story that long ago, a beautiful woman used to sit on the balcony of her house (which is now the restaurant), petting a gray cat on her lap. A passing paramour fell in love with her so her husband moved them away, and people never heard from them again. Only the gray cat remained, wandering around the roof of the house. music live all day 8 pm atmosphere is bohemian.
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