Looking for the best brunch places in Barcelona? Brunch in Barcelona has become the new thing to do every weekend. Sunday morning is here, and whether the sun is shining or not, you’ve got some place to be – it’s time for brunch in Barcelona!
Initially an American term for breakfast and lunch, brunch has spread like wildfire throughout Europe and is now one of the trendiest plans in Barcelona. Whether you’re a bruncher with a sweet tooth who goes to sleep dreaming of pancakes drizzled in maple syrup, or a dish of egg’s Benedict washed down with a mug of strong coffee is more your thing, Barcelona has something for everyone.
From sunny terraces to quaint coffee shops, vegan and vegetarian options, and the best specialty coffee, we’ve got you covered when it comes to finding the best brunch in Barcelona.
1. Granja Petit Bo
Passeig de Sant Joan, 82 / Mallorca, 194
This vintage brunch eatery takes its name from the owners’ dream to create a farm (granja) inspired by all the places they’ve visited. Order anything on the menu and you’re sure to be delighted, from Mexican inspired wraps to crispy granola and yoghurt. Don’t miss their delectable range of freshly squeezed juices.
2. La Desayunería
Carrer del Comte Borrell, 75
If when you do brunch in Barcelona you like to do it big, then La Desayunería is your place. The menu at this small eatery takes inspiration from classic American diners; order French toast topped with whatever you fancy, stacked fluffy pancakes or a famous breakfast platters.
3. Little Fern
C. de Pere IV, 168
New Zealand owners have brought their secrets from down under to this minimalist vegetarian brunch eatery in Poble Nou. You’re sure to love their house specialties including Harissa scramble, Turkish eggs and crispy oven-baked baby potatoes, in addition to many vegan options. Serving specialty coffee and homemade chai tea what more could you ask for?
4. Brunch & Cake
Enric Granados, 19 / Passeig Joan de Borbó, 5 / Roselló, 189
We couldn’t do a list of the best places for brunch in Barcelona without mentioning one of the most popular instagrammable brunch restaurants. With 3 beautifully decorated establishments in Barcelona, there’s one right by your holiday rental where you can wake up in style. Get there early to beat the (very long) queues – but we promise the exquisitely presented dishes will be worth it!
Carrer del Comerç, 1
One of the first cafés serving brunch in Barcelona was Picnic – next to Parc de la Ciutadella – and it is still going strong years later. Its menu features a range of American-Chilean fusion dishes and a diverse cocktail menu. We recommend the Pink Lemonade and the Salmon Gravlax toast served on fresh sourdough. Delicious!
Carrer del Pintor Fortuny, 31
A stone’s throw away from La Boqueria Market is Caravelle open every day of the week for brunch in Barcelona. Choose from classic dishes or try exciting options that include poached eggs and pumpkin or shakshuka with tahini yoghurt and flatbread. The drinks menu includes specialty Nomad Coffee roasted in Barcelona and a range of craft beers brewed on site.
7. Billy Brunch
Carrer de Bailèn, 115 and Carrer de Muntaner, 64o
This charming restaurant serving brunch in Barcelona, Eixample prides itself on being open all day every day, so you no longer have to wait until the weekend to satisfy those brunch cravings. Head to Billy Brunch whenever they strike and you won’t be disappointed. Find more traditional brunch dishes, healthy options including the colourful acai bowl, and a range of cocktails.
Carrer del Parlament, 17,
In the heart of Sant Antoni is the quaint Cohen with outdoor seating serving great bagels and good coffee. Not strictly a brunch restaurant, Cohen is open every day from 9:30am to 12:30am and features a range of delicious meals perfect for any time of day.
9. Ugot Bruncherie
Carrer de Viladomat, 138
This gorgeous vintage eatery is the perfect place for brunch in Barcelona on a Sunday morning with friends. Choose from delicious homemade cakes, Mediterranean style brunch dishes and five different takes on the classic Eggs Benedict – which one is your favourite?
10. Federal Café
Carrer del Parlament, 39 / Passatge de la Pau, 11 / Carrer del Taulat, 109
Still serving great coffee and brunch is Federal Café, one of the brunch pioneers in Barcelona, now with three establishments throughout the city. Our favourites on the menu include chia pudding, the classic avocado toast and the butter croissant topped with a fried egg.
So there you have it, 10 of the best places for brunch in Barcelona. Which ones have you tried?