Traditionally Brunch is not common in Barcelona however recently the trend of leisurely boozy weekend brunch has even taken over Catalonia’s capital. The art of brunching is being taken very seriously by the Spanish and it all comes with a health kick and bright colours, making it perfect for your Instagram feed. Here are some of the trendy brunch hot spots to visit in Barcelona.
Flax and Kale offer food that totally stands out from the rest. Known as the ‘flexitarian’ restaurant they only serve vegetarian and fish dishes but don’t let this hold you back. The food is not only delicious but also beautifully presented. The weekend brunches and breakfast are very popular at Flax and Kale and there’s plenty to choose from, colourful acai bowl to pink salmon burgers – It is that Instagram perfect brunch spot. Flax and Kale will leave you amazed by how creative raw, plant-based and gluten-free food can actually be.
Where: Flax and Kale, Carrer dels Tallers, 74b, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
*Flax and Kale has few more locations around Barcelona
Marmalade is one of the top brunch spots in Barcelona which takes inspiration from its sister restaurant Milk. The brunch menu is extensive and perfect for a hangover cure, it features every type of egg you can imagine from Benedict, Florentine to a full fry up. There are also burgers made from 100% chunky meat to a variety of pancakes. The portion is generous so a hangover recovery is guaranteed.
Where: Marmalade, Carrer Riera Alta, 4-6, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
Brunch is an everyday affair at Caravelle not just limited to the weekends. It is very laid back and inviting, it has that Australian beach vibe which is unique to a city like Barcelona. The menu includes home-toasted muesli with yoghurt, fresh berries & toasted almonds, Moroccan-style baked eggs or corn fritters with poached eggs, avocado & fresh rocket pesto, there’s even the coconut French Toast with fresh strawberries & ice cream and of course delicious pancakes.
Where: Caravelle, Carrer del Pintor Fortuny, 31, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
Popular with both the locals and tourists, Picnic features all the traditional American brunch dishes with a Latin twist. Some of the standout dishes include the fried green tomatoes with corn salsa, chipotle and the mouthwatering chipotle Bloody Marys. It is THE place to be for a delicious trendy brunch in Barcelona so be prepared to wait in a queue over the weekends.
Where: Picnic, Carrer del Comerç, 1, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
Brunch at Tropico is full of vibrant colours, once the brunch spread is on your table it will be hard not to take a photo. This popular brunch spot features dishes from Latin America, Africa and even Asia. It will liven your taste buds with the Venezuelan arepas, or typical Maghreb crepes, a bowl of Amazonian açaí super berry and much more. There’s even mango lassi, fresh watermelon with coconut water and pure Tropico smoothies.
Where: Tropico, Carrer del Marquès de Barberà, 24, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
La Esquina is a favourite amongst the foodies of Barcelona. Brunch at La Esquina is a quintessential affair, sometimes a brunch isn’t a brunch without the classics. The menu includes Eggs Benedict, avocado and poached egg on toast, ham and cheese sandwich, chicken sandwich along with Apple or blackberry crumble and yummy pancakes topped with maple syrup. Oh and be warned the coffee is so good that it is almost addictive.
Where: La Esquina, Carrer de Bergara, 2, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
Brunch & Cake
Brunch & Cake is one of those trendy places that is dedicated to the art of brunching. Brunch here is served all week long, the food is full of colour and the portions are large. The menu features homemade Quinoa burger, homemade pancakes, benedict eggs with turkey and much more. There are some very interesting items on the menu which will leave you amazed.
Where: Brunch and Cake, Carrer d’Enric Granados, 19, 08007 Barcelona, Spain
*Brunch and Cake has few more locations around Barcelona