The Best Brunch And Late Breakfast Spots In Metz, France

Madeleine Bazil

The northeastern French city of Metz is home to many historical and cultural wonders, including the Centre Pompidou-Metz contemporary art museum. Today, Metz is often referred to as the ‘Green City’ for its status as a destination for urban ecology and public parks/gardens. Whatever your plans are in this delightful Moselle city, start off with a tasty breakfast at one of the best brunch or breakfast spots.


1. L’Upper East Side

Restaurant, French

The fixed-price brunch at this restaurant (under 18 euros for adults and 10 for kids) is available from 11 am-4 pm and provides great value for a lovely array of options, including an assortment of freshly-baked breads with jams and other spreads, as well as fresh-squeezed orange juice and even egg sandwiches.

2. La Migaine

La Migaine

This delightful salon de thé offers an assortment of teas and coffee, pastries and tarts and baked goods, fresh fruit juices, and more. Order a delectably foamy café au lait and tuck into a croissant or a chunk of baguette with butter and jam.

La Migaine, 1 Place Saint Louis, Metz, France, +33 3 87 75 56 67

Café au Lait | © Mortefot/WikiCommonsCafé au Lait | © Mortefot/WikiCommons

3. Diet and Delicious

Diet and Delicious

For a sweet treat that won’t break the diet, head here for juices and smoothies, as well as crêpes, sandwiches and other savoury dishes (with many vegetarian offerings), and natural sorbets and artisanal ice creams.

Diet and Delicious, 12 Place Saint Jacques, Metz, France, +33 3 87 78 38 03

4. Bagelstein

Restaurant, Vegetarian

© Vmenkov/WikiCommons
Open from 9 am Monday through Saturday, this bagel shop is not to be missed. With several ‘formules,’ or combination menus available, you can choose what you want based on your appetite levels; a bagel and a drink and a cookie, perhaps? Or one savory bagel with one sweet bagel and a drink? It’s hard to go wrong no matter what you choose.

5. Au Marché

Restaurant, French

This charming restaurant offers a Sunday brunch from 11 am to 4 pm consisting of an assortment of delicious foods. Diners are offered eggs (either in an omelette or cooked any style) with a choice of accompaniments, as well as given access to a buffet with tea, coffee, hot chocolate, and fruit juice, charcuteries, cheeses, and salads, breads and baked goods with spreads, yogurts, patisseries, fruit, and more. What more could you want?

6. Garden Ice Café

Garden Ice Café

Diners on a budget will adore this inviting and unpretentious café, which offers a breakfast deal consisting of a croissant, orange juice, and an espresso all for just a few euros. With tasty food, good prices, friendly and quick service, and a pleasant ambiance, this is the perfect place to grab a bite for breakfast.

Garden Ice Café, 20 Avenue Robert Schuman, Metz, France, +33 3 87 50 69 46

Coffee and Croissant | © Juan Fernández/WikiCommonsCoffee and Croissant | © Juan Fernández/WikiCommons

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