"Restaurant behaviour" Food / Drink Tip by rsilva

Food / Drink, Barcelona: 74 reviews and 50 photos

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by rsilva

Lunch and dinner in Spain usually starts later that in the rest of Europe.
Most people will have lunch from 14.00 to 16.00 and dinner from 21.00 to 23.30.

One thing that we noticed is that you are usually rushed in the restaurant.
Most of the time the waiter will come and take your order just a minute after you receive the menu, then if you order appetizers and main courses often you get one before finishing the other.
Then you are rushed into ordering desert and/or coffee... and you might or not be given the bill.
After that, however, the waiter will leave you alone for as long as you want. Often you would see people just talking after the desserts for more than an hour... strange.

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Feb 2, 2005
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