Waking up with no rush and having a late breakfast is surely one of the best pleasures in life, and if you combine it with food, you can end up turning it into a delicious brunch.
Madrid has an infinite number of restaurants and cafés offering the British tradition of combining breakfast and lunch, an activity that has become quite trendy in Spain. Toast with salmon and avocado, fluffy pancakes, poached eggs, yoghurt with granola... Madrid's restaurants have sweet and savory brunch options for all tastes.
In this article, The Principal Madrid offers you some recommendations of brunch places in the city center that you can visit from our 5* hotel in the heart of Madrid.
The best brunch places in Madrid
Here's a list of some of the best brunch spots in Madrid where you can spend a quiet morning. The coolest places, with full menus and terraces. Take note!
Aquí tienes una lista con algunos de los mejores brunch de Madrid donde pasar una tranquila mañana. Locales de lo más cool, con menús completos y terraza. ¡Toma nota!
A restaurant with 130 years of history with a finger-licking brunch. The emblematic Café Comercial offers the "castizo" flavour of Madrid through generous portions of scrambled eggs and cold meats. You can enjoy it al fresco on the terrace, every weekend and on public holidays.
Brunch on a beach in Madrid? Believe it or not, this is a fantasy you can fulfil at Ojalá. This modern venue has a ground floor decorated like a real beach, including a sandy floor where you can bury your feet while you gobble up some benedict eggs. If you're not convinced by the chiringuito atmosphere, the restaurant also has an outdoor terrace where you can have breakfast in a Malasaña square.
Adorado Café & Bar
If you're looking for a place to have breakfast all day, Adorado in Lavapiés has a varied brunch menu available at any time, ideal for eating on its charming terrace. Options include classic scrambled eggs and toast, pancakes, French toast, and delicious homemade cakes. There is no better place for a late breakfast.
Another great place for brunch in central Madrid is Mür Café. Located a few minutes away from Plaza España, this rustic and industrially decorated place offers a complete menu that includes a drink, juice, yoghurt, a sweet and a savory dish. They also have a large terrace where you can enjoy brunch until midday.
Eat My Trip
The most innovative and creative breakfast dishes await you at Eat My Trip in La Latina and Malasaña. Try the Macho Ibérico Benedict, the sweet Pancake Party or the creamy Guacascramble. We can assure that none of their specialities will disappoint you.
One of the liveliest brunch breakfasts in Madrid is at Nubel, the Reina Sofia Museum's restaurant. Their delicious cocktail menu can be enjoyed on the museum's patio terrace, accompanied by live music sessions with DJs on Saturdays and Sundays.
Complete your brunch on the terrace of The Principal
With a full stomach after brunch, we suggest you spend the afternoon enjoying the best cocktails in Madrid at La Terraza of The Principal hotel. Enjoy the magnificent views of the capital from the rooftop of our hotel in the heart of Gran Vía. There is no better plan in Madrid!
If you are planning a getaway to the capital, don't forget to book your stay at The Principal Madrid.