If you’re visiting the city of Burgos
in Castilla y León, you’ll discover lots of great places for eating and drinking. Here are some of our favourite coffeeshops, perfect for a hot drink and slice of cake.
Cafe, Pastries, $$$
is the oldest café in Burgos, founded back in 1921. Decorated with old-fashioned lamps, mirrors, artwork and statues, it has an artistic and bohemian feel of the 1920s. A great spot for a cup of coffee and a piece of cake, Café España also holds cultural afternoons where you can listen to live jazz, blues and flamenco, as well as poetry nights and small theatrical productions.
Chocolatería Valor Burgos
Cafe, Pastelaria, Pastries, Spanish, $$$
One of Burgos’ best chocolate cafés is of course the famous chain café, Chocolatería Valor
. Located right next to the Cathedral
, it has both seating indoors and outdoors on the terrace. It’s an ideal spot for breakfast, serving steaming cups of thick hot chocolate with churros
(long doughnut like fingers), toasts with ham, cheese or tomato and frothy mugs of coffee.
Pastry Shop, Bar, Pastries, Spanish, Pub Grub, French
Situated on Plaza Mayor, Juarreño
is a trendy pastry shop with bare-stone walls, cosy wooden booths and unique lighting made from hessian and thatch. It serves a delectable range of sweet treats from chocolate chip cookies to apricot tarts, Viennese whirls, Danish pastries and delicate French petit four cakes.
Viva la Pepa
Cafe, Smoothie Bar, Restaurant, Pastries, Spanish, Tapas, Vegetarian
Viva la Pepa
is a chic little café, located between the Cathedral and the Espolón. Decorated all in white, it serves breakfasts, lunches, dinners and snacks, while at night it turns into a bar selling cocktails. For breakfast, order croissants, juices, coffees and toasts, and for main meals try their tapas offerings, international dishes and even vegetarian plates. It’s also a great spot for a coffee, frappée, milkshake or smoothie with friends.
Café Ibáñez Chocolateria
Cafe, Pastries, Spanish, Coffee
Another great spot for chocolate con churros
, Café Ibáñez Chocolateria
is a chic and cosy little café with whitewashed-brick walls and patterned tiles on the floor. As well as thick cups of hot chocolate, they serve homemade cakes, filled baguettes, muffins and croissants.
Los Bizcochos de Carol
Deli, Bakery, Pastries, Spanish
A top spot for homemade cakes and sweet treats in Burgos is Los Bizcochos de Carol
. A cute little spot, it serves everything from chocolate and almond cookies and peach cupcakes to a variety of quiches, apple pie, brownies and cheesecakes. It’s the perfect place for an afternoon pick-me-up after a day seeing the sights
of the city.