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El Raval, a neighborhood located next to El Gòtic and Las Ramblas, is vibrant, historic, authentic, and full of personality. It is a lively, multi-cultural neighborhood with a variety of tempting cafes, restaurants, and bars. The area has also become a fashionable host to art studios, galleries, and the imposing CCCB. Here’s our guide to some of the best brunch spots in the neighborhood.
Dostrece offers a large breakfast menu and is one of few places in Barcelona that serves bagels. Enjoy a wide variety of egg dishes, cheeses, breads, yogurts, and even fruit smoothies.
Dostrece, Carrer Carme 40, Barcelona, Spain +34 933 017 306
This bright and minimalist restaurant in the heart of El Raval serves one of the best brunch menus in town. Caravelle offers everything from toasted muesli with passion fruit yogurt, fresh berries, and toasted almonds and Moroccan-style baked eggs to corn fritters with poached eggs.
Caravelle, Carrer del Pintor Fortuny 31, Barcelona, Spain +34 933 179 892
Teresa Carles is a vegetarian restaurant on the edge of El Raval run by Chef Teresa Carles Borràs. It serves fresh vegetables and fruits, authentic salads, and even brunch. It has a very warm and relaxed atmosphere, making it a very inviting establishment.
Teresa Carles, Carrer de Jovellanos 2, Barcelona, Spain +34 933 17 18 29
Marmalade is a cozy restaurant with wonderful service. The varied brunch menu includes pancakes and a traditional English breakfast, complete with bacon, eggs, sausage, and baked beans.
Marmalade, Carrer de la Riera Alta 4-6, Barcelona, Spain +34 934 42 39 66
33/45, one of the trendiest places in the neighborhood, is a bar that serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, coffee, and drinks. It is a perfect place to have brunch and relax on the couches or to meet up with friends to enjoy good music and good company. Don’t miss the delicious cakes or the famous cocktails.
33/45, Carrer de Joaquín Costa 4, Barcelona, Spain +34 931 87 41 38
Granja M. Viader
Granja M. Viader has been open for almost a century; it was founded in 1870 by the Viader family. This traditional Catalan bar has a vintage feel and is most famous for its hot chocolate with whipped cream.
Granja M. Viader, Carrer d’en Xuclà 6, Barcelona, Spain +34 93 318 34 86