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#1,101 of 8,587 Restaurants in Barcelona
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US$23 - US$58
Mediterranean, European, Spanish
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Reviewed January 24, 2020 via mobile

A lovely place with great cocktails and good food. Slightly expensive but would highly recommend. Waiters were friendly and they have a beautiful backyard.

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed December 31, 2019 via mobile

Came here for a Xmas dinner and it was a high standing restaurant. Very elegant and classy. I ordered a "Dolorosa" cocktail, very fresh. "Red Rice" as main dish and Catalan cream with Orange ice-cream as desert. The rest were aperitives and tapas to share....All was good and high quality, according to the price.More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed November 28, 2019 via mobile

Very good place-excellent food-slightly to expensive (see invoice-copy). Service is excellent and the quality of the different dishes was super. We will try again

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed October 13, 2019

We enjoyed or meal on our last night in Barcelona. Outstanding service and the food was wonderful. I loved that it was a smaller restaurant in what I believed was a home. We couldn’t see the courtyard too well at night. The presentation of my...husband’s smoked vermouth and onion soup was excellent. He had the beef, my mother had the pork, and my father had the fish special and all said was excellent. I had the fisherman’s rice which was okay. We had the cheesecake and dark chocolate dessert which both were excellent.More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed July 21, 2019

Suggested by the Majestic's concierge, Rilke surpassed our best expectations. Near the hotel, its beautifully elegant decor, professional waitstaff and superbly prepared offerings were beyond wonderful. Upscale pricing, yet we'd go back in a minute because it's worth it. Don't be confused by the exterior...as it doesn't look like a restaurant. You must have the address or you'll miss it. An elevator takes you to the appropriate floor. I believe other floors are still apartments, which had no impact on the remarkable Rilke experience. A very special spot of old world charm and excellence.More

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed May 11, 2019 via mobile

Great ambience, professional, friendly, attentive and efficient service. The menu is thoughtfully put together and the food is nicely presented and delicious. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed April 23, 2019

So the space is beautiful--think terracotta and teal, velvet and woodcut prints. The entry to it really sets the tone for what you'll experience, too, as it's hidden in a residential building and you have to ring to be let in, speakeasy style. We had...the tasting menu for dinner (70eur) with wine pairings (I think it was 30 more per person) and the standouts for me were: - trout tartar (with mushrooms--I hate mushrooms, and somehow they made me like them) - the poached egg w/ truffle - iberian pork shoulder with coffee I'm a sucker for a good poached egg. My on-again-off-again a la Mr Big preferred the red tuna with pumpkin, but that's just a poetic mirroring of our relationship. The wine pairings were great, I especially liked the lighter body red we had, I think it was from emporda. The sweets were good, one had mint and it wasn't too heavy handed, and they had a really nice mix of textures. Pro tip: have a cocktail in the lounge before you get serious about dinner. it's intimate and romantic with little coves and a pretty creative cocktail list that is pretty reasonably priced.More

Date of visit: April 2019
Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

I was visiting the place for a dinner. Hidden in a fabulous building the Restaurant waits for you to find it. Simple touch the bell and doors open for you. Big surprise with the hidden room as well, walk in through the cellar you will...find immersed in a fantastic private room to enjoy dinner with friends. The service is great and the food was high quality. Anchovies are delicious, the eggs are very good and the main course is tender as expected and gorgeous. All dishes are well balanced for having a great dinner. It’s a shame they have not a lunch set menu, it could helps the place to become recognised at lunchtime as wellMore

Date of visit: April 2019
Reviewed April 2, 2019 via mobile

Great location, service food and drinks (great red wine and cava). We had a super business event at Rilke at night.

Date of visit: April 2019
Reviewed January 11, 2019 via mobile

The concierge at our hotel recommended this restaurant. It was a little difficult to find as it was located on the second floor and the signage was discreet. You needed to press a button to enter. It was a lovely room and both the food...and service were very good. We had the Iberian pork, steak and tuna belly and enjoyed everything. It is a little more pricey but we were not disappointed.More

Date of visit: January 2019
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