The best terrace brunches in Madrid

We present a selection of places to profess this gastronomic religion or sacred fusion, especially on Sundays.

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Spring reactivates the season of terraces where you can enjoy a good brunch under the sun in these landmark enclaves specialising in the creation of toast with avocado, açaí bowls, fruit, smoothies and poached eggs, which dilute breakfast and lunch into a single culinary concept served from their bucolic terraces.


This Nordic design café, co-run by Australians Tommy Tang and Crick King, has a beautiful terrace where they serve everything from organic and vegetarian food, sweets and homemade cakes to a varied brunch, with eggs benedict and plenty of side dishes to satisfy every palate.

At Federal Café de Madrid they present a brunch for 15 euros where there is no set menu, but the diner creates their own by combining foods such as chia puddings with almond milk, banana, ginger and hazelnut bread, homemade pastries, Australian butter toast or Vegemite toast.

Where? At Conde de Barajas, 3.


Canopy is Madrid’s new trendy brunch designed by the chef and pastry chef known for her healthy creations, Paola Freire of Foodtropia. It’s a full brunch that can be enjoyed on Sundays from the rooftop of the Hotel Canopy by Clinton, occasionally enlivened by the energy and sounds of a series of DJs.

This New York-inspired proposal, in which violet caramel becomes the common thread, includes everything from a mini violet cocktail with gin, blueberry, strawberry and beetroot milkshakes, crumble cups with candied violet, mini blueberry and lemon muffins with violet, chocolate with churros, cheese boards, cold meats and eggs benedict. The price? 35 euros per person.


From its semi-covered terrace, Adorado Bar allows us to “brunch” throughout the day with its concept of uninterrupted cuisine. Brunch in this retro-modernist space is glorified through a varied selection of free-range eggs, salmon gravlax, yoghurt with granola and seasonal fruit, cheeses and homemade jams.

There is also a “healthier” option or version featuring a “breakfast sandwich” made with bagel bread, omelette with grilled ham, grilled cheese, tomato and avocado. A proposal that has just been upgraded with their coffee brought directly from Buenos Aires.

Where? In Calle Mesón de Paredes 22, Lavapiés.


In the heart of the Malasaña neighbourhood, this two-storey gastrobar with a non-stop philosophy, industrial feel and cosmopolitan ambience has a small terrace where it offers brunches made up of 100% Arabica coffees, cappuccinos, teas or smoothies, natural yoghurt with berries and granola, toasted bread with tomato or cheese, butter croissants or waffles with nutella. The public’s favourite? The quiche lorraine and eggs benedictine, served with its extensive range of cocktails.

Where? In Calle Príncipe de Vergara, 73.