Bakeries in Barcelona are certainly not few and far between, but which ones can you count on for the freshest and sweetest treats? Look no further for your sweet temptation as we take you on a journey through the culinary culture of the city to discover the best desserts, pastries, cakes, and much more.
We all like to treat ourselves once in a while. Baking and dessert making is a true art, and there’s nothing better than the city’s flakiest croissant or homemade cake alongside a cup of tea or coffee.
If you’re intent on discovering the best bakeries in Barcelona you’ve come to the right place! Read on to discover 11 of the city’s sweetest places to visit.
Carrer del Diluvi, 11, 08012 Barcelona
Known as one of the best bakeries in the neighbourhood of Gràcia, this French-run joint has been so successful it has now opened establishments in Poblesec and la Barceloneta. You can’t leave without trying its delicious French baguettes and buttery croissants.
Av. de Sarrià, 45, 08029 Barcelona
One of the most contemporary bakeries in Barcelona, Pastisseria Natcha is sure to catch your eye with its array of homemade chocolates, from tasty praline truffles to white and milk chocolate delights. Don’t miss its huge range of chocolate desserts and, if you’re feeling creative, why not ask about their tailor-made cake service.
Plaça de Sant Gregori Taumaturg, 2, 08021 Barcelona
Oriol Balaguer is the renowned Catalan chef behind the fantastic and innovative inventions of this bakery. Located in the north of the city, this space combines design, innovation and the sweetest of treats, with the air of a department store where all of Oriol’s creations are on display in glass cabinets. A true delight for all the senses.
Carrer de Milà i Fontanals, 9, 08012 Barcelona
Specialising in slow-fermented sourdough bread and organic baked goods, this small bakery is tucked away in Gràcia. They also serve speciality coffee and sell all their products at a 20% discount the next day. What are you waiting for?
Carrer de la Princesa, 28, 08003 Barcelona
A stone’s throw away from the Picasso museum is one of the most delightful bakeries in Barcelona specialising in cinnamon rolls of all types. Try them topped with pistachio, filled with dulce de leche or topped with chocolate. We’re sure you’ll want to try them all.
Passeig del Born, 10, 08003 Barcelona
After spending the afternoon strolling around the neighbourhood of El Born or on your way to the Parc de Ciutadella for a picnic, what better way to replenish your energies than stopping off at this quirky bakery? Priding itself on being a delicious collaboration between artists, chefs, artisans and bakers, discover an array of buns, pastries, cakes and sandwiches.
Carrer del Parlament, 20, 08015 Barcelona
Possibly the best place in the entire city for doughnuts, this bakery in Sant Antoni offers a huge selection of doughnuts, with flavours from passion fruit, strawberry to vanilla and matcha. What’s more, you can even personalise your doughnut to suit your own tastes!
Carrer de Calaf, 15, 08021 Barcelona
The secret to the bread sold at this bakery in Barcelona has been passed down from generation to generation of the Roura family. This almost century-old establishment founded in 1927 is located in the Galvany market of Sant Gervasi. Grab a loaf or two of this traditionally made bread that is simply to die for.
Carrer del Baluard, 38, 08003 Barcelona
Selling wood-fired bread, each loaf is unique and baked to perfection. One of the oldest bakeries in Barcelona, Baluard has establishments in la Barceloneta and also in Eixample. What’s more, you can now order bread, pastries and baked goods on their online store.
Carrer de Torres i Amat, 7, 08001 Barcelona & Carrer d’Astúries, 35, 08012 Barcelona
Another of the bakeries in Barcelona steeped in history, Forn Mistral boasts five generations behind its lovingly baked bread. Be prepared to find a queue of eager customers at the door, but we assure you that everything you’ll try here is certainly worth the wait!
Carrer de Muntaner, 331, 08021 Barcelona
Serving classic pastries, desserts, cakes and sweet treats, each product is carefully prepared to perfection. This patisserie also offers catering services and home deliveries of their most coveted cakes.
Carrer de Girona, 73, 08009 Barcelona
Last but not least, out of all the bakeries in Barcelona this one stands out not only because of its delicious hand-made products, but also due to its beautifully crafted modernist façade, with wooden arches and hand-painted tiles. Specialising above all in freshly baked bread using local, organic ingredients. Don’t miss its star loaf baked with nuts.
That concludes our list of the best bakeries in Barcelona. We hope they make your day even sweeter! Enjoy!
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