Vegetalia - Placa George Orwell

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Escudellers 54 (at Placa George Orwell), Barcelona, Spain, 08002

Manufacturer of organic and natural vegetarian food. Operates this restaurant for people to taste its products. Dishes use seitan, tofu, vegetables. Reported the store portion had shut in 2014. Open Mon-Sun 11:00am-11:30pm.

Category: Vegan-friendly, Organic, Western, Fast food, Take-out, European, Spanish

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First Review by friendmole

Super ! - Edit

Délicieux et pas cher

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A nice cafe - Edit

A nice place with a number of vegan options. The paella was my favourite dish, although it was a bit over-flavoured. The staff were friendly and helpful, and spoke a number of languages.
Not amazing, but it's a good place to have lunch.

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Great vegan paella - Edit

We got the sangria, vegan emapanadas, vegan paella, cheesecake, and bread pudding (not sure if desserts were vegan). The food was amazing. The staff were friendly. Only down side was We split the paella but they charged us for 2 paellas. We told the waiter but they said it's price per person- kind of confusing.

Pros: Good vegan paella

Cons: Confusing pricing system

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Brunch - Edit

Brunch was ok, mixed plate with yoghurt, fruits, fajita, egg on toast, hummus, apple strudel for 11,90 including coffee. There was a supplement of 10% for the terrace.

Cons: A bit more pricy. And the menus could be wiped fro

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kinda pricey - Edit

The options werent that varied and when I asked for the vegan pizza they added an extra euro for the vegan cheese. We only had one course (my pizza was tiny) and I had a mango drink and it was way too expensive for what is was. Ate in plenty of other vegan/veggie restaurants which were nicer and cheaper. They also charge 10% foe you to sit in the outside seating area.

Cons: Expensive, meal was not big enough

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average food - Edit

Went with a vegetarian and an omni (I'm vegan) and they both enjoyed their food (fajita and pizza) but I had the paella and it wasn't very nice. The paella contained artichokes which were inedible, the rest was nothing special.
The waiter was nice but hardly saw him.

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Relaxing atmosphere - Edit

Sat at an outside table for wine and olives - no meals as such - and were made to feel very welcome. The olives were marinated with paprika, fresh and fruity and only a little salty, much better than the straight-from-a-jar you might expect.

Took our time and at no point did we feel rushed to vacate a prime table at peak time. Great service! So much that we abandoned our plan to eat elsewhere and ordered the mixed starters to share. Very nice mix of tasty items and not just "the usual suspects". Would have ordered more except it was so hot and we didn't have much appetite.

Pros: Relaxed atmosphere even though it was busy, Best olives I've eaten in a long time, Clean and well maintained premises

Cons: Tables a little close together so although there w

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eat outside in the sunshine - Edit

Vegan/ vegetarian restaurant with some Vegetalia branded products for sale (very few). We had the starter plate for 2 which we enjoyed. Staff spoke some English and were very friendly. With a glass of wine and sunshine this was a great find in the old city.

Pros: Mostly vegan, in a sunny square, eat outside, serves wine

Cons: none really.

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Vegan friendly - Edit

Vegetarian restaurant with vegan options clearly marked on the menu which is translated into English.
We had the vegan sharing patter for starters which was so good! I then had the green Thai curry whilst my partner had the vegan paella. Mine was nice but not outstanding and the paella portion was a little small.
It was lovely to sit outside in the square and eat lunch.

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nice płace with siting outside, 50% vegan - Edit

They have awesome carrot & tofu cake. And good food in general. Nice place to sitout side with super calm atmosphere , staff is nice and friendly, many vegan options. Good for lunch as well as for a coffee break

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Nice vegan lunch options - Edit

I really enjoyed the vegan paella here. It felt a bit pricey to me and also the serve was not huge but getting vegan versions of some traditional spanish food in such a great atmosphere (the restaurant is located at a very nice and comparably calm square) is a big plus!

Pros: Godd food, nice location

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Good, simple food, nice staff and location - Edit

A nice place to stop by and have lunch!

Pros: Nice location, Very friendly staff, Good, simple food

Cons: Bathroom could be cleaner

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Para mi sorpresa - Edit

Hemos cenado aquí el día Martes 24 con unos familiares y amigos ya que había un happening, claro que fue su idea y no la mía pues no soy vegetariano.
Tres cosas me sorprendieron. La cantidad de gente dentro y fuera del restaurante teniendo en cuenta que la calle estaba vacía, la comida por su sabor y las raciones suculentas como los nachos completos y el plato con seitan y setas que sirven y por supuesto la buena actitud de los camareros y los barman siempre sonriendo y dinamicos pese al movimiento de ese día. Por seguro que volveré

Pros: tamaño de las porciones, precio calidad, buen servicio y buen rollo

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the original vegetalia - Edit

this group has grown recently from 1 restaurant to 3 restaurantes & a foodtruck... the growth has been very good for them since they maintain quality of food & service & keep a very very healthy & cool vibe !

we allways go back there when in Barcelona !

Pros: quality, own veggies

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Good! - Edit

Even if I didnt liked the burger; the nachos, the appetizer and the desert were awesome! The staff was friendly and I would go back there anytime. We didn't wait for a table and the service was fast. It worth a try!

Pros: Food, Staff

Cons: Small place

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Excelente lugar - Edit

El sitio esta muy bueno en una ubicación inmejorable, sobre una plaza muy guapa y con terraza
La comida de lo mejor que eh probado en Barcelona
Muy variado, muchas opciones, incluidas veganas y para celiacos
Los platos abundantes y muy sabrosos
los precios muy acorde
La atención muy buena

Pros: Excelente comida, muy buena atención

Cons: grandes porciones, muchas opciones

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Traditional Spanish food, the vegan way! - Edit

Being able to eat a paëlla or a "crema catalana" is just great!
Portions are big and the food is really good.
They also offer plenty of vegan cakes to eat in or take away.

Pros: Location, Traditional Spanish food

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lovely place - Edit

Really nice atmosphere, quite a large menu, good food

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So So - Edit

We came across this place on our ramblings through Barcelona. The excitement was great, but the food and the service were mediocre. Too bad, the waiters almost make me feel I needed to apologize for asking some questions regarding the menu. The food was very underwhelming.

Pros: Cozy interior

Cons: Mediocre food, Unfriendly service

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love it - Edit

By far the best vegan food I had in Barcelona. Such variety and great place if you're with non vegan company!

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Good vegetarian restaurant - Edit

The place is very pretty and the staff is quite friendly, although the service can be a little bit slow. Overall, it's a good vegetarian restaurant with a reasonable amount of vegan options. The food its tasty but nothing extraordinary. Terrace service is charged +10%.

Pros: Friendly staff, Nice ambiance, Big portions

Cons: No air conditioning, Food is nothing special, Terrace charged +10%

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Below average food, very few vegan options - Edit

Medium price, low quality. Unfortunately reflects this region's tendency of not putting much effort into actual quality. The concept is good, but it's quite telling that the tastiest item on the menu, the hummus, is probably something they buy rather than make themselves. Very few vegan options, and many dishes with animal products such as cheese and cream. don't recommend it.

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Good but could be better - Edit

We ate a vegan paella, it was good but nothing extraordinary.
Very basic.
Price normal, not cheap but not expensive.

Pros: place, vegan

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terrible rude staff/manager - Edit

I've been to other vegetalia locations, but this one time after time i visit, I feel like the manager is so rude, he stares unwelcoming and talks to you like you are a peasant. I would never eat there, but occasionally stop by for a juice or a smoothly, it's the same story every time. Must suck to work there! Choose another place to eat If you don't want to get harassed. Awful service.

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Perfect and nice located veggi Restaurant - Edit

The quality and the location mittle of the town is great. Vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free food is clearly discribed in the menue. nice vegan cakes are also available.

Pros: very good prices for high quality

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Great location, Great food, Great price! - Edit

Generally it is very easy for a Vegan/Vegetarian to eat in Barcelona but still I like to go to Vegetarian/Vegan only establishments to support them. The service at Vegetalia was great, very welcoming, very friendly. I suggest the Vegetable rolls and Thai Green Curry! Great food and great value for money.

Pros: Vegan, Price, Comfort

Cons: Too hot by the window

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Amazing place - Edit

I just loved everything! Best value for what you get: 10.5€ for starters, two mains, dessert and a drink! The food is absolutely gorgeous, good presentation, a lot of options, very good location, really nice staff. Couldn't be happier!

Pros: Good price, Good location, Good food quality

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