Sunday Brunch in Barcelona

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The word ‘brunch’ is a combination of breakfast and lunch, and it usually happens between breakfast and lunch time.

Brunch: Breakfast+Lunch at a time closer to breakfast

Blunch: Breakfast+Lunch at a time closer to lunch

Drunch: Dinner+Lunch

Brinner: brunch for dinner

Depending on the hour, some might define it as a late breakfast, or as an early lunch. It all dated back to the end of the 19th century in England. It seems to have created by the British upper classes. Actually, on Sundays wealthy families would give their servants the day off, but only after getting them to prepare a buffet style meal. However, this meal was supposed to be eaten thought out the rest of the day.

Furthermore, in 1896, the following comment was made about brunch:

“To be fashionable nowadays we must “brunch”.

We believe that this saying is equally true nowadays. Brunch is fashionable again. Especially after many shows such as “Sex and the City” created by Darren Star. These days, the brunch is usually associated with the weekend. Perhaps because we can sleep in these days. It also helps that it is usually served between 10am and 5pm, depending on the restaurant or cafe.

1 – PICNIC

The restaurant’s menu promotes organic products. The restaurant was one of the first in Barcelona to offer brunch. This charming restaurant in El Born is the ideal setting for a lazy Sunday.

2 – CAFÉ BLUEPROJECT

The Café BLUEPROJECT is the café of the BLUEPROJECT Foundation, an arts center. It follow a sustainability and healthy living philosophy. They have an innovative approach to vegetarian cuisine.

3 – ALSUR CAFÉ 

Alsur Café is the perfect place to go with friends. They have four different areas, with sofas, tables, a bar and a terrace. The cafe offers a wide variety of sweet and savory options, drinks and, of course, brunch. 

4 – TOSCA

It is mostly known for its wine and tapas, but this restaurant also offers a delightful brunch. It is inviting and stylish place, located right in front of Palau de la Música.

5 – ELSA Y FRED

Elsa y Fred has a menu full of creative and innovative dishes. The place has a very warm and intimate atmosphere, perfect for sharing brunch with someone special.

6 – TIMELINE BAR

Here you can find a brunch menu that ranges from baked bean tapas to all-you-can-drink Bloody Mary and Bucks Fizz, while looking at random wall-mounted artefacts .

7 – MEATPACKING BISTRO

This is a little piece of New York in Barcelona. They offer various brunch menus. Of course they have the classic American-style pancakes but you can also ask for a typical “Oxford Brunch” with bacon and sausage.

8 – MARMALADE

This is a classic brunch place. They offer a large variety of dishes without a set menu. It’s good to know that the portions are generous and very tasty. If you are looking for a bigger brunch, you can always go with a Marmalade’s Sunday fry.

9 – LA FEDERICA

La Federica is a retro-look restaurant. Their brunch menu offers the choice of four different types of eggs.

10 – PETIT POT BISTRO

You can also get the New York vibe at this café. They offer homemade quiche, carrot cake and excellent Eggs Benedict between other things.

11 – CUP & CAKE

Brunch & Cake is a venue entirely dedicated to the art of brunching. You have a lot of interesting options to choose from, including plenty of vegetarian options.

12 – FEDERAL CAFÉ

Here you can find something for all tastes, from the croissant sandwich, scrambled eggs, or yoghurt with muesli to their morning burger. Owners of the café encourage patrons to relax for hours.

13 – LA ESQUINA

They smoke their own salmon in-house and serve coffee from the best roasting places in the city, including Nømad Coffee and Bright Side Coffee. It’s the go to place for anyone who wants to brunch with all the classics.

14 – GRANJA PETITBO 

This charming café and restaurant serves a mouth-watering selection of sweet and savory dishes, perfect for a well-rounded brunch. The décor is warm and welcoming, inviting guests to feel at home.

15 – LA PEPITA

La Pepita combines flavors from Japan and Europe, including a mixed tapas menu. A look at the specials board is a must when brunching here, as it is updated with new and innovative dishes.

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