The Best Brunch And Breakfast Spots In Granada

Rebecca Wilkinson

Granada is a city rich in history and culture. Though located in Spain, the Arab influences are unmissable, and both cultures are evident in the culinary scene. The diverse culture has given birth to a diverse dining experience: from Moroccan to Spanish, budget to high-end. Discover the best places to eat breakfast or brunch in this charming city.


1. Café Lisboa

Cafe, Spanish

Popular with locals and tourists alike, this busy café is located conveniently in the Plaza Nueva. Best known for its fantastic breakfasts, Café Lisboa serves not only Spanish delights, from magdalenas and churros, to toast with tomatoes; Café Lisboa also serves a traditional fried English breakfast for those homesick Brits. Widely praised for its excellent service, food is delivered quickly, but with no compromise on quality. Café Lisboa provides popular pastries to complement their delicious and filling breakfasts.

2. Alhambra Cafeteria

Cafe, Spanish

Churros and chocolate
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Renowned for being the best coffee shop in the city, where better to have that morning pick-me-up? Alhambra Cafeteria also serves fantastic churros with chocolate and if that wasn’t enough it can be found in a wonderful location, in the centre of the Plaza Bib-Rambla. There’s really no better breakfast than churros with chocolate, and no better location than the heart of the city. It’s easy to see why this place has been pleasing guests since 1933.

3. Monalisa


Proudly proclaiming itself as the cheapest café in Granada, there’s no better place to get a budget breakfast than the Monalisa, with the dish of the day not exceeding a few euros. You’ll find a wonderful selection of all types of sweet treats, tarts, ice creams and crêpes to suit satisfy your sweet tooth. For breakfast, guests can enjoy fresh orange juice, coffee or tea infusion, and some toast for only €1.50. Head to the Monalisa to relax in a simple, modern and comfortable café with affordable and delicious food.
Address: Hileras 7 y 9 Granada, Spain, +34 858 99 30 73

4. Loft Café

Cafe, Restaurant, Mediterranean, European, Spanish

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Located in the beautiful Albaícin district of Granada, Loft Café is a contemporary restaurant with attractive décor and multiple dining areas, popular with locals and tourists looking for goodfoods. At Loft Café, you’ll not only find a wide selection of Mediterranean dishes and excellent wine menu, but also great breakfasts options, reflecting their motto that a good and healthy breakfast consists of dairy, bread, cereals and fresh food. So for nutritious and affordable breakfasts at any time of day in a modern and relaxing environment, head to Loft Café.

5. La Flauta

Bar, Spanish

A tiny but charming little bar in the centre of Granada, La Flauta is not only popular for tapas, but also for its famous Spanish Special Breakfast which is served from 9am and comes with either a coffee, or even a beer. A bar which boasts entertaining live music, and occasionally a comedian by night, there’s nothing stopping loyal guests sticking around from breakfast until night, as this bar remains open during siesta hours.

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