There are hundreds of cafes in Barcelona, which makes it hard to choose just one to enjoy your morning coffee, afternoon tea or evening hot chocolate. But if you’re not looking for the typical cafe experience, you might want to check out these Instagrammable cafes and restaurants in Barcelona that are sure to give you some great photo opportunities.
Some of these cafes are hidden gems, known only by locals and a few travellers who have stumbled upon them while wandering around Barcelona’s winding streets. Others are listed on every single must-see list you’ll find when searching for Instagrammable restaurants in Barcelona and almost guaranteed to be packed with other tourists each time you stop by. Some of these places are well worth braving long lines for because they offer up some truly stunning views.
Mediterranean food, tapas, and seafood. Some of their most popular dishes are octopus with potatoes, fried eggs with bacon and tomato sauce, grilled sardines with mashed potatoes and aioli sauce. They also have a very nice selection of wines from all over Spain.
What makes it so Instagramable? The view!
Opening hours: 1pm until 1.30am everyday
Address: Carretera de Miramar, 38 – 08038 Barcelona
How to get there: by car, teleferic or metro (line 2 and 3)
Price: €€€ (average meal is around 15-20 euros)
A bakery that specialises in chocolate Chök is where you can come to experience all forms of chocolate combinations including cronuts, cookies, truffles and even chocolate crisps. We recommend the best seller - chök; a donut made with a healthy recipe (less sugar, less fat, and reduced fry time), offered in 30 varieties.
What makes it so Instagramable? The delicious food!
Opening hours of Chök: 9am until 9pm
Address: carrer del Carme 3 / carrer dels Ramelleres 26 / carrer dels Astúries 93 – C.C. Glories, Av. Diagonal, 208
A 'slice' of tropical paradise in the heart of La Ribera, found right opposite the Cultural Center Born market, this cafe/restaurant mixes beach decor with neon lighting. Come for an afternoon dessert, stay for an evening cocktail.
What makes it so Instagramable? Did we not already mention, beach decor + neon!
Opening hours of BANANAS: 12pm until 2am
Address: Carrer de la fusina 7
For the more health conscious amongst us, why not have a plethora of delicious and healthy breakfast options including some arepas with perico, (as they do in the Caribbean), or some typical crepes from the Maghreb or. a bowl of the Amazonian super berry açaí, with homemade granola and fruits of the forest. Whatever you choose, their informal tropical decor and fresh delicious food is a winner.
What makes it so Instagramable? Plates and Plates of vibrant food.
Opening Hours of Tropico: 9:30am - 3:30pm
Address: Carrer del Marquès de Barberà, 24
Flax & Kale
Flax & Kale is a coffee spot and restaurant. 80% of the menu is plant-based. With every recipe stated to have high nutritional value. We recommend brunch: eggs Benedict, avocado on toast and granola. Two restaurants have just opened in central Barcelona, and you can find a 3rd one inside the H&M shop in Passeig de Gràcia (specialises in juices and coffees).
What makes it so Instagramable? The vibrant colours of the dishes coupled with the fact you can make your friends jealous that everything you're eating is super healthy.
Opening hours: 9am until 11pm
Address: Carrer dels Tallers 74b / Passatge de les manufactures-Sant Pere Més Alt 31-33
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