The Best Brunch Spots In Chapinero, Bogotá

Chocolate con queso © Peter Angritt/WikiCommons
Chocolate con queso © Peter Angritt/WikiCommons
Photo of Eve Bidmead
8 November 2016

Chapinero is a lovely little barrio located in the north of Bogotá. Why not enjoy a morning stroll followed by a delicious brunch in the area. Here’s a list of the top places to go for an early meal in the neighborhood.

La Herencia

If you’re looking for a typical Bogotano breakfast then look no further than La Herencia. Serving traditional Colombian breakfast options such as chocolate and cheese, milk and egg soup and scrambled eggs, this place provides a great alternative to the regular European breakfast and gives travelers a good chance to immerse themselves in the local cuisine.

Address: Cra. 9 #69A-26, Bogotá, Colombia, +57 1 2495195

Columbian Breakfast © María Helena Carey

Columbian Breakfast ©
María Helena Carey

La Brasserie

Restaurant, French, Steakhouse, European, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, $$$
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A popular and constantly busy restaurant and bar in the Chapinero area, La Brasserie offers customers typical French food with much-loved breakfast classics such as scrambled eggs and pancakes, as well as lighter bites like traditional French pastries. This is a place well worth visiting for lunch and dinner too, as their steaks and wine list are impressive.

La Ventana

A local restaurant well-known for mixing traditional Colombian and modern European cuisine, La Ventana sources local ingredients and provides a great range of dishes for different times of the day. They offer a wonderful buffet-style breakfast where customers are spoilt for choice. Whether you choose to have a traditional Colombian breakfast of pastries and soups or opt for the continental option with cereal and yogurt, the buffet allows you to sample a bit of everything.

Restaurante La Ventana | ©Restorando

Carnes y Leños

Known for serving breakfasts that will keep you going until dinner, Carnes y Leños is the go-to place for anyone looking to try a traditional Colombian breakfast. Most famous for their bandeja paisa cooked lunches, here locals and foreigners alike feast on the country’s national dish. If you choose to have breakfast here be aware it won’t be a granola and yogurt affair, expect meat, typical Colombian pastries and maybe even some rice. An atmospheric venue with great staff, this is a great place to come and experience some real Colombian cooking.

Address: A 44, Cl. 37 #13, Bogotá, Colombia,+57 1 2328895

Brot cafe

Cafe, German, $$$
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You can find delicious coffee and tasty croissants at Brot. | © Ruth Hartnup
Brot cafe is the perfect brunch spot to come and kick back for a few hours on a Sunday morning, if you manage to get a table, that is. In this popular Chapinero brunch spot you can enjoy a mix of French and Colombian cooking in a Parisian-style setting with a Colombian twist. Although it’s located in the upmarket area of the north of the city, Brot Cafe isn’t expensive, so make sure to try a few of their foods and stay for cake, it’s always delicious and freshly made.

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