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Restaurants, Vegetarian El Raval
2 out of 5 stars
(1user review)

Time Out says

One of the pioneers among the city's vegetarian restaurants, Biocenter's been around for 30 years and still going strong. You may have heard of Biocenter references as a 'quiet place', but 'quiet' isn't exactly how we would describe it. And that's not a criticism. We found it to be spacious, lively, decorated with care, and ultimately enjoyable. When you enter you have the feeling that it's not a restaurant that's just for vegetarians, but for anyone who wants to eat well, with generous portions, healthy options, fast and cheerful service and at an incredibly good price. Lunchtime features a self-service salad bar with much more than your typical lettuce-and-tomato options, followed by a main dish that you choose from among the daily specials. At night you get a bit more intimate lighting, good music and waiter service. In addition to a quality range of vegetarian and vegan options for traditional and ovo-lacto-vegetarians, it's worth noting that they use all natural and organic products.



Address: Pintor Fortuny, 25
El Raval
Transport: Catalunya (M: L1, L3), Liceu (M: L3)
Price: €7-€15
Opening hours: Mon-Thu 10am-11pm; Fri 10am-11.30pm; Sat 1pm-11.30pm; Sun 1pm-5pm

Users say (1)

2 out of 5 stars

Average User Rating

2 / 5

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Went to this establishment as the write up said it was generous portions and not just your lettuce and tomato type salad place. What a surprise! The portions were minuscule - starter was billed as to be shared, it consisted of 4 tiny crocquettes on.......a bed of lettuce and tomato! No dressing was supplied or offered. The main course of a aubergine lasagna was 1 sheet of pasta, 3 slices of underdone aubergine, a couple of slices of red pepper and ........a salad of lettuce and tomato! My partners dish was aubergine with parmigiana Which, quite frankly, was just a mush grilled. Once again no dressing and waiter was busy on his phone so we got up and helped ourselves to oil and vinegar. Would never go back to this place again, the only good thing was that we only paid €25 which meant that we could go to a Tapas bar and fill up there!