Looking for a place to have breakfast in Brasov
? Or maybe a hearty brunch? We’ve selected the top spots that have the most delicious breakfast and brunch meals. Modern bistros
, comfy cafés
and intimate teahouses are on the list, so you can pick what suits you best and have a lovely start to the day.
Bistro, European, $$$
A modern bistro where you can have breakfast, lunch and dinner in a pleasant atmosphere, Bistro Aha
serves a large variety of gorgeous dishes. The quality of their products and their attention to detail certainly are a big plus. What they call breakfast might even be considered brunch, as the plates are hearty and aplenty. Among the choices, there is the filling Bavarian breakfast, the lighter Italian breakfast, the savoury Scandinavian breakfast or the traditional Romanian breakfast, a must for anyone who wants to taste the local cuisine
Home Cocktail Bar
Restaurant, Cocktail Bar, European, Vegetarian, $$$
A homely place, Home Cocktail Bar
boasts a comfortable, beautifully designed location where cosiness is key. Ideal for brunch, their fresh vegetarian homemade food is amazing. The menu changes every week, offering new delicacies. Some of the plates that you can savour are cream cheese with herbs, kidney beans pate, the crispy avocado wrap and, for the sweets lovers, the toothsome pumpkin and ginger jam or the triple chocolate muffin.
La Birou Bistro
Bistro, European, Romanian, Vegetarian, $$$
Whether you want a sweet or salty breakfast or a hearty brunch, La Birou
is a perfect spot to spend your morning and is suitable for meat lovers and vegetarians alike. Start with an omelette, a vegetarian toast, an English breakfast or just a croissant; you could also go for some tasty pancakes with Nutella or fruit jam. For brunch, they serve some appetising sandwiches, but if you want to eat something traditional, go for the Romanian cold platter for two, with a variety of cheese
Bistro Ma Cocotte
Bistro, European, French, Vegetarian, $$$
A restaurant with a French touch, Bistro Ma Cocotte
is a charming place to start your day while enjoying your breakfast. The beautiful, elegant design, the fresh and natural ingredients and the lovely ambience will catch your eye. You can either go for an English, French or Viennese breakfast; they will melt in your mouth. You can also choose a countryside omelette or scrambled eggs or go for the hearty Ma Cocotte breakfast and the supreme Detox Pudding. Either way, you will start your day with a full belly and a smile.
Tipografia Tea & Coffee House
Tea Room, Cafe, European, Vegan, Vegetarian, $$$
A favourite gathering place for locals
is an intimate place with great options for breakfast and brunch, especially for those who love vegetarian and vegan plates. For those who are craving something hearty and salty, the Savory Breakfast including prosciutto, goat and local cheese, together with vegetables, is perfect. For those who want something sweet, the Sweet Treats plate or the muesli breakfast are going to delight your taste buds. They also offer healthy salads, bruschettas, platters and sandwiches.
Bistro de l’Arte
Bistro, European, Vegetarian, $$$
A marvellous restaurant with an arty touch, Bistro de l’Arte
is certainly one of Brasov’s hidden gems. Promoting a Slow Food concept and using ingredients mainly from local producers, their breakfasts are supreme. Some of the menu’s options are delicious omelettes, eggs Benedict, and homemade jam, along with the vegetarian breakfast, French breakfast and, of course, the nutritious Romanian breakfast. If you can’t get enough of their food, you can continue with a brunch of bruschetta, local cheese platters or warm sandwiches.
Croitoria de Cafea
Cafe, European, $$$
A small, lovely place, ideal if you prefer a cup of coffee or tea together with some homemade cakes instead of an ample breakfast, Croitoria de Cafea
is a relaxing café perfect for quiet mornings. From the moment you enter, the coffee’s aroma will lure you, but once you try a cup of the flavourful drink, you will fall in love. Don’t miss their cappuccinos, matcha and mouth-watering cookies and cakes.
Pub, European, British, Vegetarian, $$$
The kind of pub where you can listen to live music and drink great beer in the evening, the British Pub
is also a good place to take your breakfast. In summer, pick a spot on their terrace and admire the beautiful views. While they offer an English breakfast, they also serve traditional and vegetarian omelettes and some great appetisers, including crispy mushrooms, crispy onion rings, bruschetta with tomatoes or a fruit and cheese plate, ideal for hearty brunches.