5 Exceptional Spots in Barcelona for Coffee Addicts
Spain is a country of coffee, so Spaniards drink a lot of this beverage practically any time of the day. Therefore, you can enjoy a cup of coffee in each restaurant or cafe of Barcelona. However, in this case don’t expect a large assortment or rich taste. As a rule, non-specialized establishments will offer only a coffee with milk – ‘café con leche’, a little stronger and smaller in terms of volume ‘café cortado’ or equivalent of espresso – ‘cafe solo’.
Well, but where to find a greater selection of coffee drinks? Check out the following TOP 5 list of the best Barcelona’s coffee spots…
Nomad Coffee Lab&Shop
Nomad Coffee is rather a coffee showroom, than just a café in the traditional sense of the word. There are no bakery goods and the major idea of the establishment is to learn more about coffee. It’s a real ‘laboratory’, where you can not only enjoy the amazing coffee taste, but also become a true master in its preparation.
This unique spot is hidden in the charming secret alleys of El Born district. The interior of Nomad Coffee is very comfortable and pleasant.
Nomad Coffee offers coffee beans from around the world, and you can buy any sort you like to prepare it at home.
Address: Passatge Sert, 12
GPS Coordinates: 41.388903, 2.176996
Working hours: Monday-Friday 8.30am-5.30pm
If in addition to delicious coffee you like cakes, then Spice Café will be your paradise! First of all, Spice Café is famous for its carrot cake, but excellent coffee quality and outstanding service will certainly please you too.
Taste the Danish apple cake, generously sprinkled with fruits and covered with bright pink icing, or chocolate and beetroot cake. Crumbly carrot cake with incredible cheese icing and powdered sugar is also worth your attention. You won’t be disappointed! Portions are not only breathtakingly delicious, but huge.
Coffee lovers will appreciate the variety of flavors of latte and mocaccino.
Address: Carrer de Margarit, 13
GPS Coordinates: 41.374107, 2.163779
Working hours: Tuesday-Thursday 4pm-9pm, Friday-Sunday 11am-9pm
Situated in the heart of Barcelona, El Magnifico pleases its visitors with unsurpassed coffee since 1919, and a small outdoor terrace allows you to enjoy its amazing taste in the fresh air. The establishment is renowned for its specific way of roasting of coffee beans that saturates the drink with fabulous flavor notes. El Magnifico offers over 25 best coffees from around the world: Kenya, Brazil, Colombia and Ethiopia. Before buying a coffee, you can taste it absolutely for free.
It’s recommended to order El Magnifico’s cappuccino served in large mugs. By the way, you can add cinnamon, chocolate, honey or cane sugar to your cappuccino according to your taste.
Address: Carrer de l’Argenteria, 64
GPS Coordinates: 41.383539, 2.180990
Working hours: Monday-Saturday 10am-8pm
Satan’s Coffee Corner
Satan’s Coffee Corner is the brainchild of 25-year-old barista Marcos Bartholomew. Panels of his coffee- machine are replaced by transparent ones made of fiberglass, in order to make the entire coffee preparation process clear.
As for coffee drinks, you can order there everything you want: espresso, ‘flat white coffee’, ‘pure coffee’, ‘aeropresso’, ‘cold brew coffee’ and even coffee with beer. There’s also a seasonal menu of breakfast and lunch, and the food is selected in such a way as to be perfectly combined with the coffee. In addition to drinks and food, in Satan’s Coffee you can also find a good selection of magazines, limited edition posters of El Puto Ken and a collection of succulent plants.
Address: Carrer de l’Arg de Sant Ramon del Call, 11
GPS Coordinates: 41.382620, 2.175261
Working hours: Wednesday-Saturday and Monday 8am-6pm, Sunday 10am-6pm
Skye Coffee is situated on the territory of Espacio 88 – a cultural center in the Poble Nou district. The establishment was named in honor of the British designer and its owner Skye Moncel. The idea to open the cafe came into his head on a wave of his two passions – vintage cars and coffee. Coffee drinks are served directly from the restored 1972 Citroën HY transformed into a coffee truck. The interior of Skye Coffee includes a lot of sofas and massive wooden tables, which is very convenient.
Since its opening, Skye Coffee attracts a large number of local businessmen and coffee lovers who want to get out of Barcelona city center. Every day, local bakery Pasteleria Hofmann provides coffee shop with fresh pastries.
The major supplier of coffee beans is Right Side Coffee roasters. By the way, there’s also a good selection of organic teas from Whittard of Chelsea.
Address: Carrer de Pamplona, 88
GPS Coordinates: 41.396966, 2.191467
Working hours: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm
As you can see, Barcelona can be attractive destination not only for the usual tourists, but also for coffee lovers. Local coffee shops allow enjoying this amazing drink at any time of the day, and the above-mentioned establishments will be a perfect choice for that.
For your convenience, each coffee spot features its GPS position, so it’s better to use a rental car in Barcelona in order to find your favorite one hassle-free.
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