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Plaça Reial

(Plaza Real)
Plaza and Historic Site
El Barri Gòtic, Barcelona
  • Remo M.
    "where Gaudi walking tours"(11 Tips)
    Fernando T.
    "One of the most beautiful squares in Spain."(4 Tips)
    Alexandre C.
    "Beautiful plaza in old town near La Rambla."(4 Tips)
    Gino C.
    "Beautiful plaza for eating, drinking, relaxing!"(3 Tips)
125 Tips and reviews
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  • tapas
  • people watching
  • sangria
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  • Anna S.
    Anna StLexSeptember 27, 2016
    A great choice of restaurants around the sides of the square, a beautiful fountain in the center. We enjoyed just sitting there, watching the street dancers.
  • Harumi S.
    Harumi SuzukiApril 3, 2014
    Places for terrace lovers even for a rainy day!!
  • Damianos A.
    Damianos AivazidisJune 19, 2015
    This place reminds me a bit of Corfu, Greece. Filled with cafés and restaurants
  • Dan C.
    Dan CalladineMarch 26, 2011
    Keep walking! The square looks nice, but it's full of overpriced tourist traps, pickpockets and beggars
  • Bruno O.
    Bruno OliveiraApril 25, 2012
    Expensive, bad food and the worst service ever!
  • Irina C.
    Irina CueniSeptember 5, 2014
    Beautiful place to hang out at night, some nice restaurants
  • Remo M.
    Remo MalarikApril 14
    Sort of the main modern plaza in the old city center. Cool to walk around in, also where Gaudi walking tours often start, but otherwise a little bit too touristy. Especially the restaurants.
  • Manolya K.
    Manolya KOctober 5, 2016
    You have to visit this area, This square is like the soul square in Madrid... you can drink , eat
  • Christine N.
    Beautiful day
  • Alexandre C.
    Alexandre CurielAugust 25, 2016
    Beautiful plaza in old town near La Rambla.
  • Sara B.
    Sara BonomiSeptember 17, 2012
    One word: magic.
  • Basim A.
    Basim Al-olihAugust 3, 2015
    Cool place to have a good time in
  • Elif Ö.
    Elif ÖzyurtAugust 21, 2015
    Lovely place full of restaurants .. Gothic styled hall.. Feels like 16 th century
  • GuL ..
    GuL .August 8, 2014
    lovely place to rest & eat & drink....
  • Dmtr
    DmtrJune 27, 2015
    This is where you can truly feel the Mediterranean spirit of Barcelona! Also, Gaudi's first civil engineering project is here --- the street lights.
  • Chris P.
    Chris ParryApril 16, 2013
    Really nice place in Barcelona to sit and watch the world go by. It's best to go early evening as it's not full of drunk people from the clubs.
    Upvoted Mar 15
  • Francis K.
    Francis KinderJanuary 1, 2016
    A whiff of fresh air in one of the busiest parts of Barcelona. Sit by the fountain or in one of the many restaurants and enjoy people watching!
    Upvoted Mar 15
  • The Urban
    The Urban Suites.comOctober 26, 2011
    If you go to Plaça Real pay atention to the 2 Gaudi Streetlights and don´t miss the opportunity of watching a jazz concert at Jamboree or an Indie one at Sidecar. Tarantos for flamenco!
  • sakis n.
    sakis nia2kisDecember 5, 2015
    Beautiful square
  • .
    .October 14, 2016
    Best place ever 😔❤️
  • Dasha B.
    Dasha ButuzovaJuly 16, 2014
    Placa is packed with terraces and is a really good place to chill or have lunch and dinner 👌
  • E. D.
    E. D.February 26, 2012
    the spirit of bcn in a little square :)
  • Lisa
    LisaAugust 7, 2012
    Nice plaça in central Barcelona. The bars/restaurants are 'touristy' but still not too expensive.
  • Mansour A.
    Mansour AlrasheedOctober 19, 2013
    The atmosphere is lovely and nice perfect place for couples or friends gathering you have to pass it if you're at la rambles
    Upvoted Mar 23
  • Colin M.
    Colin MercerApril 27, 2013
    Dancers in Plaça Reial outside the Taxidermista bar/ restaurant.
  • Acomodis Barcelona
    Acomodis BarcelonaDecember 8, 2011
    Visit in the "off hours" for a morning coffee, a lunch or a cool night out at one of the clubs!
    Upvoted Mar 15
  • Alberto G.
    Alberto Guerrero MontillaSeptember 22, 2013
    Old classics on La Merce BAM
  • Graham W.
    Graham WrightApril 3, 2013
    Relax with a drink or meal and watch the world go past. Lovely square with atmosphere
  • Bridget S.
    Bridget ShaoFebruary 13, 2016
    Cozy pace to have a rest, enjoy the surroundings on a sunshine afternoon would be very nice. Sometimes they are steer artists performing here.
  • Apartment Barcelona
    Apartment BarcelonaFebruary 22, 2013
    Keep your eyes peeled for Gaudí's first work...displaying his infinite love for animals!
  • Hygge
    HyggeSeptember 30, 2014
    Good place to sit and have a beer between tourist spots
    Oh-Barcelona.comNovember 16, 2010
    Great place to meet for a drink and something to eat before heading out. Make sure you check out the street lamps designed by Gaudí! Read more
  • Ant B.
    Ant BurrowsNovember 12, 2013
    Escape the mayhem of Las Ramblas and grab a drink in the sun
  • Burak G.
    Burak GülMarch 5, 2015
    Nice and beautiful plaza where you least expect to find such a place.
  • Joanne W.
    Joanne WrightApril 3, 2013
    Great place to sit a relax but they are mostly restaurants can be hard to find a seat just for drinking beer. Food served is good quality but they are a little arrogant when it comes to service. Slow!
  • Kevin Jan M.
    Kevin Jan MJuly 22, 2011
    Get ready to stand in line for a long time. The queues in front of every single restaurant are insane!
  • Alexei S.
    Alexei SerbuJanuary 30
    Very nice and beautiful place.
  • Dina H.
    Dina HabibSeptember 29, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Magical place. Come here at night to check out the twinkly lights, the music and action, get a drink and head out to Barceloneta :)
  • Sam S.
    Sam StuartMay 17, 2012
    Great place to sit and people watch! Food is a little over priced but still a great hang out spot!
  • Robin B.
    Robin BertelsJuly 28, 2015
    Beautiful square surrounded by palm trees and lit by street lamps designed by Gaudi. Watch the queue in front of Les Quinze Nuits grow around dinner time.
    Upvoted Mar 15
  • Dmitry M.
    Dmitry MApril 17, 2012
    Great place for midnight drink
  • Einar R.
    Einar RognvaldssonJuly 22, 2013
    Lively and fun place. Many restaurants.
  • Gabriel C.
    Gabriel CarmoAugust 31, 2014
    Nice and beautiful place.
  • P B.
    P BOctober 11, 2015
    If you want to stay by plaça Reial Las Ramblas Bacardi Apartments
    Oh-Barcelona.comApril 8, 2013
    Plaça Reial! From quiet square to tapas central!
    Upvoted Mar 15
  • Eigil M.
    Eigil MoeOctober 1, 2015
    Very touristic and crowded area. Most places have huge menus, which is usually a sign of lower quality.
    Upvoted Mar 15
  • lolo I.
    lolo IbrahimSeptember 13, 2015
    Good place to rest
  • Mirza I.
    Mirza IzgurNovember 21, 2015
    Drink mojito in ocana
  • mij k.
    mij ken je nietNovember 4, 2014
    Found here a verry good cocktail bar, only 6 euro 's.Big cocktail for small prize
  • Sam M.
    Sam MaesNovember 4, 2015
    A hidden gem next to the Rambla. Unwind and have a cocktail or Moritz, the Barcelona beer. The prices here are a bit higher, but certainly worth it! Also very nice in the evening!
    Upvoted Mar 15
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