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4 Gats

4 Gats

Mediterranean Restaurant, Café, and Cocktail Bar€€€€
El Barri Gòtic, Barcelona
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  • Pam G.
    "Great hidden centenarian restaurant where Picasso used to hang."(13 Tips)
    Tolga B.
    "Oh and there is also "out of tune" piano music."(3 Tips)
    Jeremiah A.
    "Not just incredible Catalan food, but also a very unique atmosphere."(4 Tips)
    Tania B.
    "Tuesdays have great live jazz."(3 Tips)
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  • Luis Óscar M.
    Picasso and Miró used to go there when they were young and they payed the owner with their paintings. So you can eat while admiring Picasso and Miró original art. It's a must if you go to Bercelona.
    Upvoted 2 weeks ago
  • Katrin
    KatrinAugust 10, 2016
    The food is delicious tough its for a bite) Beautiful cafe with artistic interiors, though the staff think that if you work in some legendary places, you don't have to work well.
  • Anna I.
    Anna IvlevaAugust 4, 2017
    Worth visiting for the unique design of the place and a glass of beer :) This place has been popular among the local artists, you might feel the special spirit there
  • Jeremiah A.
    Jeremiah AlbinusAugust 30, 2014
    Go here for lunch and enjoy the menu del dia. Not just incredible Catalan food, but also a very unique atmosphere. Best value for money restaurant I found in BCN.
  • Bianca
    BiancaMay 29, 2017
    It's a must see place. All famous artists have spent their time there and sometimes they paid with their art - walls are full. Get a glass of cava and check the place
  • Roberto C.
    Roberto CasassaAugust 7, 2013
    Great place: there's a very good atmosphere and drinks are fantastic. But pay attention to prices! One decanter of sangria for 25€ it's a little bit expensive for every place!!!
  • Johan D.
    Johan DKNovember 3, 2012
    Inaugurated in 1897,Pere Romeu chose for an interior of refined artistic details. Picasso exhibitioned for the first time in 1899, and frequented by Gaudi. Well selected and inexpensive menu.
  • Angel G.
    Angel GarciaJuly 15, 2011
    This is a great place to break bread and wine with your friends or loved ones. Their food does not disappoint. If you want your meat medium rare make sure to emphasize it. they cook more well done.
  • Pam G.
    Pam GilfordDecember 30, 2011
    Great hidden centenarian restaurant where Picasso used to hang. If you order the 3-course lunch (about E16), the drinks are unlimited (cava/vino). Friendly staff! Great atmosphere!
  • Ksenia L.
    Ksenia LukinaMay 4, 2014
    If the restaurant is closed and you end up in the cafe, you can still ask for the restaurant menu. You have to ask and insist, otherwise you will end up eating the oil-saturated tapas crap.
  • Alexey I.
    Alexey IstominMarch 20, 2015
    For tourist place - it's very very good! Good menu of the day with a lot of choice of great dishes, good service, good price! Recommended!
  • Laura J.
    Laura JonesJanuary 24, 2016
    Cheap wine and cool arty atmosphere! Picasso hang-out. He designed the original menu for this place.
  • Birim G.
    Birim GonulsenApril 26, 2015
    Great coffee, great croissant! Very nice local atmosphere, historical touch, Picasso memories, smily service!
  • Helene M.
    Helene MallmannMarch 13, 2014
    It's actually a $$$ restaurant. The place is really nice, nice music, and the food is extremely good but if you order just the second dish a woman!!!! leave still felling very hungry...
  • Gamze B.
    Gamze B.September 18, 2016
    Picasso spent his time in this pub! Many photos and paintings on the wall. Tomato sauce of patatas bravas yummm...
  • Tania B.
    Tania BaumannAugust 23, 2012
    We had a lovely dinner of filet of beef and rabbit stew, despite low expectations - just make sure to book. Tuesdays have great live jazz.
  • Lucilla C.
    Lucilla ComisNovember 2, 2017
    One of the best and over centenary resto in Barcelona. Picasso used to hang there.
  • Konstantinos P.
    Konstantinos ParisMay 18, 2016
    Used to be a nice place and I see why Picasso used to hang out here but now it's always full with every passerby...Despite the good service, it's crowded and noisy so you won't really enjoy your drink
  • Anna I.
    Anna IvaMarch 10, 2012
    Highly recommended atmospheric art café, where Pablo Picasso's the very first exhibition took place & where he loved to be. Must visit
  • Hind T.
    Hind TJanuary 12
    Loved the artistic walls and good service, vegetarian baia is delicious
  • Eduardo A.
    Eduardo Ariztia MAugust 25, 2012
    Excelent place. The staff and the food is great. Try the "bacalao ali oli gratinado" with a home chardonnay.
  • Doris H.
    Doris HaiDerMarch 26, 2014
    A place with not a single catalan person should tell you something... The only enthusiastic one was the piano player, who made "dont cry for me argentinia" a Interpretation of Arnold Schönberg.
  • Nastya B.
    Nastya BelkinaMarch 24, 2013
    Very classy restaurant with a history, for those, who likes old-fashioned, and also for piano lovers ;)
  • Arild S.
    Arild SletnerFebruary 16, 2014
    A very nice place. Great atmosphere! Try one of the Rivera del Duero wines with Duck menu.
  • Audrey S.
    Audrey SMay 11, 2014
    Tourist spot. Quite cute. The food is not worth it but the setting is interesting. Don't order calamari. Stick to the tapas area and not main restaurant. Iberic jamon and cheese with glass of red wine
  • Tomfoolery
    TomfoolerySeptember 13, 2016
    A bit pricey, but worth considering the venue's history. The gin&tonics are pretty damn huge, even though expensive
  • Jennifer M.
    Jennifer McAloneJanuary 25, 2016
    Loved the atmosphere of this place. It's the old arty hang out, regularly frequented by Picasso. Very cheap good cañas.
  • Katia K.
    Katia KatiushaOctober 9, 2017
    Mama Mia! High quality food, but there was a waitress that tried to kill my vibe 😅 horrible service she offered. Putting her elbows to my face, talking rude. The rest was amazing! Excellent food!!!
  • Roberto L.
    Roberto LucciFebruary 1, 2016
    Breakfastwise. They open very early but nobody seems to know. Anyway if you want to impress someone come here. It's an amazing place. Don't expect much from coffee though. Croissants are good instead.
  • Brian C.
    Brian CaulfieldFebruary 26, 2012
    Has a reputation as a tourist trap but I've been here several times and always like it. Try the padron peppers...more of a kick than most.
  • Kerem A.
    Kerem AbucMarch 5, 2015
    Tataki is recommended. It was great with wine.
  • Arthur M.
    Arthur MitchellJuly 5, 2017
    Basically a tourista haunt for those who no nothing of the past. A shadow of the artist who frequented this establishment one hundred years ago.
  • Nur -.
    Nur -July 6, 2014
    Try duck with lobster and drink sangria while listening to live jazz after an exhausting day, you'll have nothing after. :)
  • MJ L.
    MJ LeeMarch 26, 2015
    Okay service. But the cheese plat is great. House wine is also above average.
  • Escott H.
    Escott HayashidiazApril 9, 2017
    This place is touristy but their food is pretty good for the price and space (it was a famous locale for artists).
  • Tolga B.
    Onion soup was ok, lobster salad had nearly no lobster in it. The oven cooked fish tasted like microwaved. Pretty steep prices. Oh and there is also "out of tune" piano music. Enjoy.
  • Max I.
    Max IvakinJanuary 6, 2015
    The place is authentic well-known for its connection with Picasso. Menu seams quite original and mind-blowing, though in fact nothing special. We ordered 3 different deserts and we're not impressed(
  • Yiching H.
    Yiching HsiehJanuary 16
    The food is very interesting and tasty, but the attitude is awful. It seems like they don't welcome Asian people and try their best to humiliate us.
  • Wenyan Z.
    Wenyan ZhangMarch 3, 2016
    The environment is nice, kind of old rich style, the dessert is just ok. The price is a bit expensive cuz of Picasso!
  • Negar A.
    Negar AzMarch 29, 2017
    Green salad and white wine
  • Alan P.
    Alan PoensgenJune 7, 2011
    - Catalan- near cathedral- open late and every day- live piano- mix between tourists & locals- big, not hard to get a table- neither too expensive nor cheap
  • John L.
    John LawlorNovember 10, 2011
    Had tge best lamb ever at this restaurant. Large company and all agreed it was fabulous.
  • Jorge L.
    Jorge LizFebruary 25
    Paella was good, but the service should be improved...a check included things we did not eat!!! Our neighbours compliant of the same.
  • Cynthia C.
    Cynthia CgMarch 21, 2015
    Great cozy and historic place for a coffee and dessert
  • Erin C.
    Erin CallahanJune 18, 2013
    Patronized mostly by tourists, but that doesn't make it a tourist trap! The service was attentive but unobtrusive, the food was flavorful without being over-seasoned. The host/owner is a treat, too!
  • Arne A.
    Arne AndreassenJune 24, 2014
    One of Barcelona´s cheapest places for a glass of wine :)
  • Irene @.
    Irene @kundaliniFebruary 28, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Catalan cuisine elegantly revisited! Tuesday is giving live jazz!
  • Audrey S.
    Audrey SJuly 5
    What a tourist trap! The food is great but very overpriced. There is a charge in the bill that should not be included. Watch out for it. I live in Spain and I have never seen it anywhere.
  • Emil Ř.
    Very nice place for relax and coffee.
  • Bianca
    BiancaMay 30, 2017
    Try their house vermouth
    Upvoted Aug 26
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