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Looking for a cosy bookshop-café in Barcelona? Here are our 4 favourites

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Combining a good book with a coffee to break up the day or recharge your batteries is very much in at the moment, especially in the winter months. Never one to miss a trend, Barcelona has plenty of great options for visitors. Here are our 4 favourite bookshop-cafés in Barcelona where you can unwind and give yourself a well-earned break.


1. No llegiu in Poblenou

No llegiu is a small bookshop in Poblenou that seeks to give its customers an entirely different experience as they pick up a new book. The whole idea is that the store is a place to dive right into your next novel before you’ve even paid for it. Not forgetting the delicious coffee that’s always on hand as you start that first chapter.

2. Babelia – Books & Coffee in Villaroel

Babelia is the perfect place for unwinding with a new book and sipping on something rejuvenating as you totally unwind. Babelia is committed to offering high-quality second-hand books, all at affordable prices, where you can refuel as you read. They sell a wide range of coffees, teas, wines and beers, but you can also grab a delicious homemade pastry to go with your drink for the ultimate indulgence.

3. Cosmo Café in Eixample: Bookshop-cafés in Barcelona

Art, culture and refreshment, what more could you want at Cosmo Café? An establishment that really grabs your attention from the moment you step through the door. You’ll find yourself instantly surrounded by art, from the works on the walls to the seats at the tables. Enjoy a unique afternoon combining culture and coffee. Bliss.

4. Laie Librería-Café in Pau Claris

Laie offers 300 square metres of space exclusively dedicated to books where you’re guaranteed to find something you love on the shelves. At the top of the store, there’s a café with a covered terrace where you can chat, unwind or simply dive into a new book in a calm and relaxed atmosphere.

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