When Tibidabo didn’t exist yet, Sagrada Familia didn’t exist neither, neither Colon Monument nor France Station had been built, even before than Ildefons Cerdà projected Eixample: Cafè del 7 Portes had already served their customers in the same place than now: in the Pla de Palau and Passeig Isabell II corner.
For over 180 years, 7 Portes has become the most traditional restaurant in Barcelona, one of the oldest in the city and its one of its most enduring symbols.
7 Portes is part of the memory of many locals, whom has chosen the restaurant for their big celebrations and for many other days, sharing the pleasure of the table and talking with friends. 7 Portes is also part of the lives of many people who love Barcelona and expect to get the true spirit of the city. People from everywhere have discovered the restaurant through his Catalan friends or because they have heard of it and don’t want to miss the experience.
Thanks to its clients, 7 Portes Restaurant celebrated its 175th anniversary in 2011.
The celebration was an opportunity to recover the history and to renew the commitment of 7 Portes with the values of the traditional Catalan cuisine.