Coffee places to discover in Barcelona
Barcelona´s community of artisan coffee roasters keeps growing every day. Every barrio busts out of its seams with the trendiest coffee shops. Below you will find a few of the most authentic coffee places that hold a great atmosphere.
Satan´s coffee corner
If you are the trendy type and love different kinds of silky-smooth artisan brew coffees, this would be your place.
The coffee here is carefully selected and pretty heavenly for a coffee shop named like this! With its blue walls, plants in terracotta pots and cool minimalistic interior, Satans is truly the coolest coffee shop.
It was opened by brewer Marcos Bartolomé a few years ago and is located in the heart of El Gótico.
Here you can enjoy a delicious classic flat-white, but you also have the option for a hyped Aeropress or cold brew. Hungry?
They serve some pastries like chia pudding and Japanese-influenced breakfasts that combine perfectly with your coffee.
Moreover, who can say that they drank coffee at Satans
Espai Joliu means something like happy place in Catalan and is definitely worth its name. This laid-back coffee place, located in Poblenou, is an amazing little oasis.
It has the most beautiful interior, inspired by the owner’s time in Berlin. The place was converted from an industrial warehouse to a concept store and coffeeshop in 2015. Here you can have your coffee while discovering works of young illustrators, check out fun objects or even buy plants.
They offer a variety of Nomad roasted coffee´s, Matcha latte´s and some yummy treats to go with it. They have vegan and gluten-free options as well.
Caelum is a very special, charming and one-of-a-kind café, located in the city center. They offer a variety of pastries, cakes and cookies, all made by monks and nuns from convents and monasteries around Spain.
You can enjoy them with a cup of coffee, tea, or the famous hot chocolate. The space below is an old Jewish bathhouse which features ancient stone walls and high vaulted ceilings. At times, live classical music concerts are held there. Making for one of the more magical places to have your coffee or tea.
There is also a small shop where you can buy typical Spanish treats, jars of jam, liquors and scented candles. Each made by a different community.
Hofmann is basically a well-known culinary school that is famous for their innovative pastries. Also, they serve delicious croissants, rated best in Barcelona in 2010.
There is the Hofmann restaurant, that has a Michelin star, the Hofmann bakery and a little Hofmann coffee place.
The Hofmann bakery and the coffeeshop are located in El Born, just a few meters from each other. The coffeeshop has a charming little covered terrace.
Here you can enjoy some of the to-die-for croissants with several fillings (mascarpone!) combined with a good, strong coffee. If you have a sweet-tooth, this place is very recommendable!
Article by Esther VDB for Say Barcelona
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