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Yes, as you may know (if you took another food tour of mine), many historical stores date back a hundred years ago. But most of them are tapas bars, and restaurants, today, I'm gonna introduce a milk bar that has more than a hundred years' history in Barcelona that sells the BEST dairy products in Barcelona! It is the Granja M. Viader, one of the oldest bars that can be traced back to 1870. Locals come here for the dairy products, such as cheese, fresh milk, chocolate milk, milky desserts, hot chocolate served with fresh churros, cheesecake, and coffee with hearty snacks. It is a perfect place for an after-meal afternoon tea time as well as breakfast. Address: Carrer d'en Xuclà, 4, 08001 Barcelona, Spain Website: Open Hours: 9am - 1:45pm, 5 - 8:45pm. Sunday and Monday Closed.
You'll find churros and chocolate at many foods stands in Barcelona, but I'd really recommend you to join me in one of the best places for churros and hot chocolate - Granja Dulcinea, one of the most emblematic chocolatiers of Barcelona was founded in 1941 by Juan Mach and Elvira Farràs. If you're wandering in the city and looking for good churros, why not take a few steps down the alley and enjoy a sweet treat in a more relaxed, comfortable location? They serve not only traditional hot chocolate and churros, (you can also order the classic one with whipped cream) but also lots of sweeties sponge fingers, teas, coffees, and pastries for breakfast or a sweet snack, etc. Keep in mind that you might need to wait for a table because it's usually very busy if you're lucky you might find a seat immediately! Address: Carrer de Petritxol, 2, 08002 Barcelona, Spain Website: http://granjadulcinea.com Open Hours: 9am-1pm, 4:30-8:30pm Everyday. (Hours might differ on holidays in Spain)
It was easy to miss Caelum because it has only a small (yet absolutely beautiful) facade. However, when the night was beginning, the yellow light and the variety of pastries inside can easily catch your eye. When you enter the small store, you’d see half of it was used to display various kinds of pastries, and half of the room had a few small tables by the window, which shows how cozy and local this place is. Even though I come here to have my favorite coffee with milk and a piece of chocolate cake, my taste buds still get amazed every time! The coffee is very aromatic and the chocolate cake is just so fluffy and not overly sweet. It is definitely the best of the best! The best thing about this place? You can buy tons of sweets! Another interesting anecdote you may not know without asking a local - This place was once an old Roman bathhouse, and now the pastries sold in the store are from the hands of the nuns of the convent. Address: Carrer de la Palla, 8, 08002 Barcelona Website: https://www.instagram.com/caelumbcn/ Open Hours: 10 a.m.-8:30 p.m., daily (Saturday nad Sunday open until 8:30pm)
Whether for your morning coffee, afternoon tea, or as a dessert, at Pastisseria La Colmena you'll quickly find yourself surrounded by endless sweets like in taste heaven. Even the lavish display in the vintage shop windows will make your mouth water. An extremely wide variety of sweet pastries have been lovingly handcrafted here since 1849 and are sold at an affordable price. Do keep in mind that there is no seating in this pastry shop, it is only for purchasing! But we promise that it is worth a visit! They have all sorts of sweets and cookies, check out their Instagram page: https://www.instagram.com/pastisserialacolmena/ Address: laça de l'Àngel, 12, 08002 Barcelona, Spain Website: https://www.pastisserialacolmena.com Open Hours: 9am-9pm, daily.
Josep Gispert founded Casa Gispert for his two sons Enric and Alfons in the heart of Barcelona In 1851. It was initially a trading house for exotic products from overseas. Coffee, tea, cocoa, and fine spices. Today, the store is still filled with delicious products but mostly locally produced! It might surprise you but it is true that they still use the same nuts roasting oven from a hundred years ago! It is now very rare (the last of its kind) in Europe. It is one of those shops both locals and tourists love a lot. Simply because they have amazing products. The almonds, hazelnuts, and even the pistachios come directly from Catalonia. Other types of nuts such as macadamia come from Australia and cashew nuts from India. No matter where they come from, we can assure you they are all high quality and tasty! Why? In 1999, Casa Gispert was awarded the Coq d’Or prize. The prestigious award honors the exceptional quality of the goods offered in the store, as well as the recognition as one of the 10 best food artisans in Europe. (link: https://www.casagispert.com/en/about-us-casa-gispert/) If you're curious about how they roast the nuts, simply come and watch! You can find and buy their products online. Address: Carrer dels Sombrerers, 23, 08003 Barcelona, Spain Website: Open Hours: Monday: 9:30am-8pm Tuesday: 9:30am-8pm Wednesday: 9:30am-8pm Thursaday: 9:30am-8pm Friday: 12-8pm Saturday: 9:30am-8pm Sunday: Closed
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