The 8 Best Brunch and Late Breakfast Spots in Corfu
The Corfiot cuisine is famous for its tastes that have been evolved after centuries of cultural interaction on the island as a mixture of the Greek and the Italian culinary tradition. Sofrito, pastitsada and bourdeto are just some of the dishes that you will enjoy here – but it’s not all about lunch and dinner. Here’s a list of some hidden bakeries and cafes with excellent breakfast options for an ideal start of your day.
Panoramic view of Faliraki Courtesy of Evangelos Tsirmpas
Bakery, Pastry Shop, Greek, Vegetarian, Vegan
Starenio | Courtesy of Evangelos Tsirmpas
Starenio expresses the simple philosophy of this small bakery that produces fresh homemade delicacies every morning with healthy local ingredients. Some of the best options are the Greek village pie, the nettles spinach pie and the Mediterranean heaven. The friendly owner of the bakery will always help you decide what matches your taste and make special suggestions, always with a smile.
Located in the heart of the city of Corfu, Crispy Bites is open from early in the morning to offer some nice coffee and tasty goodies in low prices. Try the wide variety of homemade sandwiches, the cheese pie and the freshly cut salads to get a healthy energy boost that will keep you going for the rest of the day. Address & telephone number: Crispy Bites, 12 Ioulias Andreadi street, Corfu, Greece, +30 2661 023058
Bar, Cafe, Pub Grub, $$$
Sette Venti | Courtesy of Evangelos Tsirmpas
Α warm and modern cafe-bar located in the New Port of Corfu from early in the morning until late at night. Here you can enjoy a delightful warm or cold coffee, as well as a number of salty and sweet snacks, from sandwiches and baguettes to cupcakes, fruit salads and candies just when you arrive on the island.
Stazei Meliserves homemade loukoumades (pastries made of deep-fried dough) in Corfu’s Town Hall Square. A perfect way to start your day is to sit at one of its nice tables, enjoy your loukoumades and flavored coffee. It offers delicious classic loukoumadeswith authentic Corfiot honey and cinnamon, as well as more modern versions, like loukoumades stuffed with white or black chocolate and covered by a wide range of ingredients, from strawberry marmalade and banana to Oreo cookies and fruits.
A small hidden family bakery in the heart of Corfu’s old city with authentic delicious creations, next to Vrachlioti Square. Here you are free to choose between traditional Greek tastes, like the classic eliopsomo(olive bread), the sweet baklavaand the traditional pies, and modern tastes, like small pizzas and chocolate croissants, cereal bars and muffins.
This pink tiny bakery does not even have a name, but the locals and the lucky tourists who have found out about it call it ‘Spiridoula’, after the name of its friendly and smiling owner. Spiridoula creates homemade sweet and salty delights every morning, from the traditional spinach pie and sandwiches to Greek halvas and cakes. You can have a sit at the round tables outside the bakery and enjoy your food accompanied with some coffee.
Sweet creations of Spiridoula Courtesy of Evangelos Tsirmpas
Yogart is located in the heart of Corfu’s old city. It serves the most amazing frozen yogurt in Corfu using Greek yogurt and other healthy ingredients. Waffle, ice cream or the famous yogurt will be perfectly accompanied with some coffee, to create a great breakfast experience. Address & telephone number: Yogart, 11 Agion Panton street, Corfu, Greece, +30 26610 20726
Cafe, Restaurant, Greek, $$$
Delicious sweet and salty loukoumades | Courtesy of Stazei Meli
En Plo cafe-restaurant is located in Faliraki, a picturesque seaside location in the old city of Corfu. Open from early in the morning, En Plo offers coffee, ice cream and a wide variety of snacks, for an amazing breakfast right next to the sea.