Brunch in Madrid
Here at Madrid Food Tour we’re an international bunch, but for at least half of us, brunch is something we grew up with. Luckily, Madrid has been quick to adopt this Sunday tradition as one of their own, and over the past few years brunch in Madrid has become one of the most popular ways to spend a Sunday morning. If you’re craving a delicious brunch in Madrid, look no further. We’ve compiled for you the best brunch spots throughout the city, ranging in neighborhood, cuisine and price. Check out some of these delicious choices for a relaxing and enjoyable weekend meal here in Madrid. And remember, we can design a custom food tour Sunday mornings too, allowing you to “brunch” on the go.
Please note: Brunch in Madrid places go in and out of style like anywhere else in the world– please double check these places are open and still well-reviewed before you reserve!
Carmencita Bar is known for their American-fusion food, especially their delicious hamburgers and incredible brunch! Choose your meal from a variety of nationalities (American, English, Spanish…), and don’t forget your mimosa or Bloody Mary! Fridays, Saturday and Sundays, you can head to Carmencita for some eggs benedict or huevos rancheros, complete with a drink of your choice. Weekends fill up quickly, so call ahead and make a reservation for what many people have call the best brunch in Madrid (most agree it’s also the most affordable).
Calle San Vicente Ferrer, 51 28015 Madrid
915 23 80 73
This restaurant’s byline is “Hemingway never ate here,” completely summing up the quirkiness that is Kitchen Stories. Open every day starting at noon, Kitchen Stories is a great alternative for those looking for a non-fixed menu brunch in Madrid. The restaurant prides itself on simple but internationally inspired dishes, beautiful in taste and presentation. After a morning at the Plaza Mayor, have your brunch in Madrid at Kitchen Stories. Fun fact: every server is required to speak English!
Calle Cuchilleros, 3 28005 Madrid
913 66 97 71
Price: Menu is a-la-carte, between 10€ and 18€ per entree
Welcome to the cocktail-gastro bar, Le Cabrera, where delicious French-inspired food is served up for a Sunday brunch in Madrid that you won’t want to miss! The restaurant has a gorgeous interior and dishes like the Croque-Madame and eggs “Bénédicte” that will make your mouth water.
Calle Bárbara de Braganza, 2 28004 Madrid
913 19 94 57
Price: 25€ – 30€
Santo Restaurante & Deli
This restaurant is the pet project of Brazilian chef Juliana Aguiar, who wanted to create a restaurant-delicatessen using the concept of “comfortable food.” And thus, Santo Restaurante & Deli was born, serving a fixed-price brunch every Sunday that you won’t want to miss. The menu displays traditional Spanish dishes with a couple of Brazilian twists, to be enjoyed in the cozy environment of Santo’s.
Calle Caños del Peral, 9. Madrid
91 542 00 50
Visit Café Oliver between 11:30 and 3:30 and treat yourself to a complete brunch in Madrid, complete with juice, coffee, toast, fried eggs, bacon, eggs benedict, crepes, pancakes… the possibilities are endless! Be sure to taste their star plates, the tropical salad and pancakes with maple syrup.
Calle del Almirante, 12 28004 Madrid
915 21 73 79
El Brunch del Palace
Every Sunday, the Hotel Westin Palace restaurant, La Rotonda Palace, serves a delicious brunch, complete with savory-and-sweet buffet and live entertainment. Brunch begins at 1:30, and the live musical performance begins at 2. Call ahead and make reservations at one of the swankiest, most delicious brunches in town.
Plaza de las Cortes, 7 28014 Madrid
91 360 76 67
Bristolbar is known to have the most authentic British brunch in Madrid, with products that have come straight from the United Kingdom. Bristolbar offers a variety of brunch options for Saturdays, so if you’re craving that delicious English breakfast, look no further!
Calle Almirante, 20, 28004 Madrid
915 224 568
Price: 10.50€ – 24.50€
If you’re looking for a unique, nontraditional brunch in Madrid, make your way to InSitu, where their self-described “fusion kitchen” creates unusual dishes that are sure to surprise and impress. If craving a new experience, look no further and make your reservations at InSitu.
Calle Valverde 40 28004 Madrid
915 226 845
Price: 15€ – 20€
Located in the trendy neighborhood of Chueca, La Candelita serves a delicious brunch in Madrid that features dishes inspired by Latin American and traditional American and British cuisine. Stop by this trendy spot while you take a walk through the fantastic surrounding neighborhood.
Calle Barquillo 30 28004 Madrid
915 23 85 53
Between 1:30 and 4 o’clock, feast on what is perhaps the most elaborate Sunday brunch in Madrid at the Hotel Intercontinental. The hotel always features an exotic plate, like sushi or tartar. But that’s only the beginning of their brunch extravaganza: the Intercontinental organizes a different thematic buffet every week, ranging from seafood to Galician cuisine to Mother’s Day specials. Finally, the hotel hosts a classical musician for the adults as well as an entertainer for the children!
Paseo de la Castellana, 49 28046, Madrid.
91 700 73 70
Price: 50€ – 75€
A self-proclaimed New York style restaurant, Martinez Bar opens during the weekends for brunch including the classic, yet in Madrid elusive, bagel. The restaurant serves up a great version of an American brunch in Madrid that will make you feel right at home, although it does include a Spanish twist or two, by offering items like salmorejo (a cold tomato soup) and jamón ibérico (the world-famous Spanish cured Iberian ham). And of course, Martinez Bar makes a mean Bloody Mary to accompany your meal!
Calle del Barco, 4 28004 Madrid
910 802 683
Price: 9.90€, drinks not included
Join Maricastaña for a more sophisticated experience, where you’ll eat a brunch in Madrid that’s a bit lighter, though no less delicious. With fruits, yogurts, and artisanal jams to start followed by quiches, lasagnas and egg dishes, Maricastaña won’t disappoint you with its tasty plates and beautiful presentation. Each meal is served on black stone trays, decorated artistically with all manners of brunch foods. Call and reserve your spot for brunch, served Sundays between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
Calle Corredera Baja de San Pablo, 12 28004 Madrid
91 082 71 42
Price: 20€ or 28€ with Bloody Mary
El Mentidero Café exemplifies a more fine-dining approach to brunch in Madrid, as they serve dishes that incorporate elements from all over the world and décor that excites. Some dishes are clearly based on traditional Spanish food, like their pastries of jamón york (boiled ham) and cream cheese. Others, such as their dim sum or tsatziki, clearly have their roots elsewhere. For a truly international brunch experience, make your reservations for Sunday brunch at El Mentidero
Calle de las Huertas, 68 28014 Madrid
914 201 922
Olivia Te Cuida
Olivia te Cuida is your stop for delicious organic brunch in Madrid that will leave you full, happy and healthy. Their combinations are new and exciting: try the eggplant with pomegranate! Though they aren’t open on Sundays, take a trip to the restaurant for a Saturday brunch in Madrid (you can’t go wrong with brunch every day of the weekend) and savor the organic tastes of Olivia te Cuida.
Calle de Santa Teresa, 8 28004 Madrid
917 200 066
Price: Varies, around 15€
Bagatella serves a four course brunch in Madrid that takes traditional English brunch foods and serves them at their best! For example, toast is a staple at any brunch table, and at Bagatella, they serve several artisanal bread combinations to suit your palate. English muffin with eggs benedict, sausage, every brunch food you can think of, done to perfection. Make your reservation today!
Calle Pelayo, 60 28004 Madrid
911 69 41 79
Here is a restaurant that combines great price and fantastic quality into one delightful brunch in Madrid. Begin with your Bloody Mary or their signature Mimosa NYC to accompany a great cup of coffee and bowl of fruit and yogurt. Various pastries and breads precede your main course, be it eggs benedict or a roast beef sandwich. No doubt the brunch menu at Lo Siguiente will have your planning your return before you’ve even left.
Calle Fernando VI, 11 28004 Madrid
913 19 52 61
The Glass Bar at the Urban Hotel in Madrid presents the brunch in Madrid we all dream of, but never can find: the champagne brunch! Enjoy your meal surrounded by glass tables, glass chairs and glass lamps, and sip champagne along with the hippest crowd in Madrid. Don’t be fooled, though the bubbly is the buzzword here at the Glass Bar, the food certainly gives it a run for its money. Between the food, the drinks and the décor, you won’t be able to resist this super-chic Sunday brunch.
Carrera de San Jerónimo, 34 28014 Madrid
91 787 77 70
Every Sunday from 1:30 to 3:30, the Goya Restaurant in the Ritz Hotel serves a stunning array of traditional and international dishes for their Sunday brunch. You and your family can come enjoy this brunch spectacular, where adults can savor the foods of the globe, while children can choose from their own buffet.
Plaza de la Lealtad 5 28014 Madrid
91 701 67 67
With a loft-like interior, this restaurant adds sophistication to a neighborhood known for its fun flair. Have a brunch in Madrid that you won’t forget in this beautiful location, with food highlights that include bagels, eggs and salmon.
91 591 00 46
Calle Manuela Malasaña 10 28004 Madrid
El Ene restaurant provides a stellar brunch experience including cocktails, fruits, bagels, salads, eggs, tartar, fajitas..the list goes on! Though the food is spectacular, what really makes this brunch in Madrid stand out is its environment, where the meals are served to you on the floor as you lounge upon silky beds. For a funky, trendy experience, call Ene.
Calle del Nuncio, 19 28005 Madrid
913 66 25 91
As the weather warms up, head over to the Salamanca neighborhood for a lovely brunch in the private garden of Iroco restaurant. Known for its “nouvelle cuisine,” this popular restaurant serves a weekly brunch in Madrid that you’ll want to keep coming back to. Without a set menu, you can order what you like based on your tastes, whether they be for eggs benedict, pancakes, crepes, or hamburgers.
Calle de Velázquez, 18 28001 Madrid
914 31 73 81
Price: Varies, entrees between 11€ and 15€
The beloved Mama Framboise is the first French bakery to come to Madrid, and though they have no pre-set brunch, you have no shortage of delicious breakfast items to choose from for your brunch in Madrid. Cookies, churros, croissants, muffins, crepes, the list of sweet delicacies never end at this bakery. For more savory tastes, their sandwiches and salads are not to be missed, including Spanish and French ingredients that are always prepared fresh. Go to Mama Framboise any day of the week for breakfast, lunch, brunch, or even for just a coffee in the middle of a busy day!
Calle de Fernando VI 23 28004 Madrid
913 91 43 64
Price: Varies, each item around 11€ or less
Home made American style food, made with local ingredients! Toast Café is a great choice if craving the hearty brunches on the US– with a Spanish twist like great gintonics and live music!
Calle de Fernando el Católico, 50 28015 Madrid
915 49 38 02
Price: A 14€ and an 18€ menu to choose from
Fonty hasn’t been around too long but already has a cult following! Pastry chef Marie was originally from the Czech Republic, but found herself studying to be a pastry chef in France. She brings her passion and skill to her pastry shop near Retiro, where you’ll try one of the best croissants in the capital!
Calle de Castelló, 12 28001 Madrid
917 52 65 83
Price: Varies, no set brunch menu (as of publication)
Started by Australians living in Barcelona, this is one of your best bets for brunch in Madrid. Amazing coffee, green juice smoothies and eggs any way you like! They also have lots of options for vegetarians in Madrid.
Plaza Comendadoras, 9, 28015 Madrid
915 32 84 24
Price: Varies, each item around 12€ or less
As you can see, there are so many places to choose from for your brunch in Madrid, none of which will disappoint. Try out a few of our recommendations, and tell us what you think!
What’s your favorite restaurant for brunch in Madrid? And what’s your all time favorite brunch dish?