5 great Cafés in Sant Antoni, Barcelona

In the trendy neighbourhood Sant Antoni cool bars, restaurants and cafés have been popping up like mushrooms the last five years.  The area has become a melting pot for people from all over Barcelona to enjoy a meal or a drink.

It all started with Café Federal opening on the Carrer Parlament 39, people in Barcelona went bananas, queuing for hours to be able to put a foot in the place!

Now the neighbourhood count with more independent cool hangouts, and also bigger guns like Adriá brothers and Iglesias brothers from the gastro-world found their perfect area to build their empire.


Café Federal

It’s a cute three-story corner building with a roof top terrace to enjoy during the main part of the year.  Café Federal has a very international feel to it.

Opening hours 08.00h to 23.00h Monday to Friday, Saturdays 09.00 to 01.00h and Sundays 09.00 to 17.30

Café Federal Café Federal


Manso´s Café

On Carrer de Manso 1 the Scandinavian inspired café is blooming under the hands the Swedish/Uruguayan duo Cecilia and Diego. Here they serve delicious home made Nordic delicacies, also different types of sandwiches, salads and on the weekend they do brunch.

The opening hours at Manso´s Café Monday 08.30h to 18.00h, Tuesday to Friday 08.30h to 20.00h, Saturday 09.00h to 20.00h and Sunday 10.00h to 18.00h.

Manso´s Café Manso´s Café


Café Cometa

The most developed street, when it comes to cafés and bars in the district Sant Antoni is Carrer Parlament, here you can find the super cute Café Cometa (Carrer Parlament 20) on the corner with Carrer Viladomat. The spot is small, with a charming terrace just outside.

The inside gets its personality from art filled walls. Here they serve mouth-watering cakes, salads and sandwiches. Opening hours of Café Cometa, Monday to Wednesday 09.00h to 22.00h, Thursday 09.00h to 23.00, Friday and Saturday 10.00h to 24.00h and Sunday 10.00h to 22.00.

Café Cometa Café Cometa Café Cometa Café Cometa



This café is different; here you walk in to the cinematic director Wes Anderson´s world (The Royal Tenenbaums, The Darjeeling Limited, The Grand Hotel Budapest).

Here they serve their star dish croquettes, sandwiches and sweet cakes. If you´re not pekish, at least sit down and enjoy a drink in this unique atmosphere.
Mendl´s Café you can find on Carrer Vilamdoat 94. Opening hours, Monday to Thursday 10.00h to 23.00h, Friday 10.00h to 01.00h, Saturday 11.00 to 01.00h and Sunday 11.00h to 17.00h.

Mendl´s Café Mendl´s Café




On Carrer Viladomat 23 (on the corner with Carrer Parlament) the café & Bar Tarannà is located with its charismatic green wooden doors.

Here you can enjoy a good breakfast or brunch and later during the day or night savour a glass of wine with friends. Opening hours at Tarannà, Monday to Sunday 09.00h to 01.00h.

Tarannà Cafe & Bar Tarannà Cafe & Bar Tarannà Café & Bar Tarannà Café & Bar


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