One of Barcelona
‘s most popular neighborhoods, Gràcia boasts a wide choice of food venues, from restaurants to stalls, and plenty of great terraces for soaking up the sun over a lazy brunch. We list some of the best spots to for a mid-morning meal.
Among Gràcia’s many interwoven streets you’ll stumble upon this fantastic Italian gem, Bicioci. The ‘We Love Brunch’ menu is a perfect opportunity for a mid-morning weekend nibble, with plenty of vegan options and eggs Benedict to die for. Bicioci’s fascination with bikes is palpable in the quirky décor, composed of recycled bike parts dangling from the ceiling and wooden bookshelves dotted with mini potted plants.
Bicioci, C/ Venus 1, Barcelona, Spain
A real neighborhood treasure, this family business outlines the quintessential Catalan Xocolateria, its specialty being, you guessed it, chocolate. If you have a sweet tooth, La Nena is a sugar-haven, with a delightful selection of homemade biscuits, pies, and cakes.
La Nena, C/ Ramon y Cajal, 36, Barcelona, Spain +34 932 85 14 76
A charming retreat in the heart of Gràcia, Mama’s Café does all-day breakfasts like no other, with a selection of mouthwatering pancakes, eggs with oven-baked veggies, or grilled cheese sandwiches. The ecological kitchen supports local businesses and the menu offers plenty of veggie options, too.
Mama’s Café, C/ Torrijos, 26, Barcelona, Spain +34 932 10 00 50
The classic breakfast with a creative twist. Using one of the most basic but versatile ingredients eggs are the star protagonist of this restaurant’s dishes and the soul of their kitchen. If you happen to be an expert ‘bruncher’, their gourmet option simply takes the cake: mushroom omelet with goat’s cheese and black sausage with a side of Iberian ham.
L’Eggs, Passeig de Gràcia, 116, Barcelona, Spain, +34 932 38 48 46
L’Eggs | © Julia Solervicens
The best thing about Timeline? Sunday brunch is all-you-can-eat with unlimited mimosas. The buffet includes a variety of goodness: quiche, deviled eggs, bagels, and breakfast tapas to fuel your day. Come here for a mellow snack while playing Jenga and sipping on daytime cocktails in this retro gem.
Timeline, C/ Providència, 3, Barcelona, Spain +34 932 17 79 38
Café Godot is a chic, cosmopolitan hideout, three minutes from the iconic plaza del Sol, perfect after a morning stroll. It’s French-inspired theme presents a dainty, elegant, and inviting mood. The weekend brunch menu is extensive: homemade granola, tasty scones, Iberic ham, and a veggie soup of the week.
Café Godot, C/ Sant Domènec, 19, Barcelona, Spain +34 933 68 20 36
Café Godot | © Courtesy of Café Godot
Les Tres A La Cuina
Restaurant, Contemporary, Healthy, $$$
Les Tres A La Cuina
Les Tres a la Cuina is a hidden alternative to the typical tourist trap spots. Small, simple, and with only a handful of tables, its cuisine is based on honest home cooking. Weekend brunches are packed with seasonal, vibrant flavors, and the menu oscillates depending on the seasonal produce and local market suppliers.
Les Tres A La Cuina, C/ Sant Lluís, 35, Barcelona, Spain +34 931 05 49 47