The Best Breakfast And Brunch Spots In Tunis, Tunisia

Laura Pioli

Welcome to Tunis, the capital of Tunisia where you can explore the old medina, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the ruins of Carthage, which are a must see for any history lover. Take a stroll through the financial district on Avenue Mohamed V or visit the stunning Tunis Lake, but before you start sightseeing don’t forget about breakfast. Here are the best places to fuel a day of exploring in Tunis.

Photo of Kasbah market, Tunis, Tunisia

1. Café Culturel El Ali

Café Culturel El Ali

After an early shopping session in the old medina this is the perfect spot to stop for a typical brunch. The café is conveniently located in the medina, so you can just sit and relax and enjoy one of their amazing dishes after having visited the historical area of the city. The view from its roof terrace is simply stunning; El Ali is located right in front of the beautiful Zaytouna Mosque. The sofas offer comfortable sitting and there is also a library for all books lovers out there.
Address and telephone number: Rue Jamaa Ezzitouna,Tunis,Tunisia +216 71 321 927

2. Lyoum


This fun and chic brunch spot is ideal for families with small children. Lyoum offers a play area for the kids so that they can play while you get to enjoy your meal. They offer a four course meal with a variety of mains and desserts. The staff here is friendly and will ensure you and your little ones have a good time when visiting Lyoum.
Address and telephone number: 15,Rue El Moez,1004,Tunisia +216 71 236 316

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3. Confectionery Buon Gusto

Confectionery Buon Gusto

If you’re in the mood for grab and go food to eat while you’re visiting the stunning capital this pastry shop is the perfect place for you. Their coffee is good and their pastries are tasty. You should also try their delicious cakes.
Address and telephone number: Rue Chedly Kallala Lafayette, Tunis, Tunisia +216 98 526 982

4. Café des Nomades

Café des Nomades

In the southwestern corner of the medina you’ll find the small Café des Nomades. Known for its gorgeous view over the sea, this lovely café is also popular for its amazing cappuccino, the Turkish coffee and the fabulous breakfast options.

Address and telephone number: Rue Ibn Rachik, Tunis, Tunisia

5. Del Castello Café

Del Castello Café

‘Enjoy the silence,’ this would be the perfect motto to describe this amazing café hidden inside the Monastir Ribat Complex. The café has a unique atmosphere complemented by the stunning architecture of the building. This is definitely the perfect spot to spend a few hours enjoying a nice cup of tea or coffee while reading a book. The ideal time to visit is during winter because it tends to be less crowded than during the summer months.
Address and telephone number: 53, 55 Avenue de Paris,Tunis 1001,Tunisia +216 71 253 077

One evening in Tboulba Tunis| © D@LY3D/flickr

6. Caffé Bir Andalous

Cafe, North African

Right next to Rue de l’Indépendance and behind the ‘Socopa’ lies Café Bir Andalous, with a big garden where you can take a break before visiting the rest of the city while sipping one of their alcohol-free cocktails made with fresh fruits. The café is also close to the must see Mosquée Bourguiba and the Musée des arts et traditions populaires (Museum of popular arts and traditions). The place features traditional décor and the food is comforting.

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