Following the serie of specialty coffee in Barcelona, I’ve ask a fellow blogger to write about her favourite cafes in town.
She is Sara Larsson and her blog is called Appetite & Other Stories. She writes about restaurants, cafés, bars and shops in and around Barcelona and this selection of cafes it’s written for locals but also for visitors. She also has a post about 10 best hotel terraces in Barcelona that you should definitelly add to your favorite sites.
Carrer de Bretón de los Herreros, 4, 08012 Barcelona
Nearest metro: Fontana (Green line)
Located in the neighborhood Gràcia, this small gem is run by Bernat. He found his vocation as a barista working in Australia, once he moved back to Barcelona he kept improving his skills and spreading the word of specialty coffee to the Barcelona crowd.
Why go? Bernat’s badass flat whites!
Specialty coffee beans from Nino Tussell.
Carrer de les Ramelleres, 16, 08001 Barcelona
Nearest metro: Plaza Universidad (Red line or Purple line) / Plaza Catalunya (Green Line)
Small hole in the wall specialty coffee shop located in Raval with only two seats. If the seats are taken why not roam the streets of Barcelona with your take away specialty coffee.
Why go? Awesome cold brew to beat the summer heat!
The owner Borja works with beans from Nomad coffee roasters.
Departure coffee & co
Carrer de la Verge 1 Local 2, 08001 Barcelona
Nearest metro: Plaza Universidad (Red line or Purple line)
Xavi and Raquel are the new kids on the block, opened the doors to this beautiful space on a hidden street in Raval. They combine amazing specialty coffee blends with an art expo by local artists.
Why go? Combine specialty coffee and culture in one go!
Specialty coffee beans from Slowmov.
Carrer de Radas, 51, 08004 Barcelona
Nearest metro: Poble Sec (Yellow line)
Kassio originating from a family of coffee growers in Brazil, moved over seas to the Catalan capital Barcelona. Just 8 months ago he opened a take away specialty coffe café with very classy interior and the coffee is ace!
Why go? If you want the get of the beaten track in Poble Sec and drink a great specialty coffee!
Specialty coffee beans from Right Side and Nomad roasters.
Roast Club Café
Carrer de València, 143, 08011 Barcelona
Nearest metro: Hospital Clinic (Blue line)
Barcelona is a melting pot of people from different country, and no exception when it come to specialty coffee shops either. I just love the shop front of Italian Iker’s coffee shop, stripy awning gives such a good old fashion impression and the coffee perfect.
Why go? Snug café with beautiful coffee.
Specialty coffee beans from Italian Gardelli and Familia Orsorio from Barcelona.