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Tea time? Discover the best tea rooms in Barcelona

Tea is a thousand-year-old drink that curiously is now more popular than ever, gaining more and more followers. At breakfast, mid-morning, English afternoon, after dinner, any time is a right moment to have a nice cup of tea. In addition, whether you like it cold or prefer it hot, tea is a perfect option to replace coffee or soda, and, it seems to have a lot of health benefits. There are different subtypes and they all have different properties.

It is well known that tea is a very appreciated drink in the East. China, Japan, India, Korea and Nepal have a long tradition with it. But also in the West, its consumption has expanded considerably. The UK is an excellent example of it because since the time of industrialization the tea break and the tea time have become a tradition for British citizens. And it’s not surprising that Barcelona, as a close city of United Kingdom, wants to offer locals and visitors the chance to taste a great variety of this fantastic drink in different tea rooms and specialized stores.

In this article, we’ve made a selection with the best tea rooms in Barcelona, where you can enjoy all kind of teas and also feel the unique atmosphere of these places while doing a break during your visit to the city.

Top tea rooms in Barcelona for your next visit

Salterio

Where is it? Carrer de Sant Domènec del Call, 4, 08002 Barcelona
www.facebook.com/teteriasalterio

Located in the very center of the Ciutat Vella, we find the Salterio tea room, an inspiring and intimate tea room with a cozy atmosphere, stone walls and medieval decoration. In Salterio they serve one of the best tea in the city, as they have a wide selection of teas and infusions, including authentic Moroccan mint tea. However, it also offers a very complete menu of eclectic and vegetarian dishes that fuse diverse cultures such as Moroccan, Japanese and Spanish. In addition, they sometimes organize live music concerts. A delight for the senses.

Caelum

Where is it? Carrer de la Palla, 8, 08002 Barcelona
www.facebook.com/CaelumBarcelona

This tea room, located in the old quarter of Barcelona, is an old-time venue that is both a tea room and an artisanal pastry shop, and offers sweets, jams and candies made by monks and nuns in monasteries and convents throughout Catalonia. In the local infusions area, they have an exquisite selection of teas. It has two floors, in the superior we find the bar and a lounge. Going down the stairs we find a basement that were formerly Roman baths; an intimate space lit with candles that is perfect for meetings, dates and large gatherings.

Čaj Chai

Where is it? Carrer de Sant Domènec del Call, 12, 08002 Barcelona
cajchai.com

Upon entering Čaj Chai, you can see how its dim light, its relaxing music and the smell of wooden furniture will produce a great relaxation effect on you. In this place they have a wide selection of teas and delicious infusions and refreshing beverages. The name is a clue to what inspired the decor and feel of the place, the bohemian tea rooms of Prague, which are known as ‘čajovny’ or ‘čaj’ for short. Čaj Chai is one of our best picks for its unique atmosphere and the quality of its teas.

Tetere

Where is it? C/ Saragossa, 113, local 1, 08006 Barcelona
www.teteria.biz

Tetere is a tea room inspired by the 20th century tea rooms of China and perfectly captures the values so linked to Asian culture, where respect and delicacy are essential. The goal of the owners is to provide Chinese and Japanese tea of the highest quality to their customers. Also, for those who really want to immerse themselves in the authentic and magical ritual of drinking tea, they can book a tea ceremony with JingJing and enjoy an unforgettable experience. A 100% real Chinese option for those who want to travel through the taste of the tea.

Usagui

Where is it? Carrer de les Santjoanistes, 28
www.facebook.com/pg/UsaguiTeJaponesCafe

Usagui is a Japanese tea room specialized in all kinds of Japanese teas and various sweets. It is in the district of Putxet and is a place that stands out for its minimalism on the walls and decoration, adorned with Japanese motifs. if there is a popular dish in their menu, it is an Spanish cake called “Brazo de Gitano” (gypsy’s arm) but made with beans. It’s not only delicious but curious, since it’s not salty but sweet. The staff is very friendly and is willing to teach you everything you need to know about the Japanese tea ceremony and the different variety that they will offer in this beautiful tea room. A piece of Japan in the center of Barcelona.

La Tetería

Where is it? Baixada de Viladecols, 2
www.lateteria.barcelona

The Gothic District is one of the most crowded areas in the Catalan capital. That’s why a tea room like La Tetería becomes so useful and handy. It’s like an oasis of peace and tranquility in the middle of this rowdy neighborhood. They have a wide selection of teas, from all around the world, that can be paired with delicious juices, shakes, smoothies and cakes. The perfect place for a stop during your visit to Barcelona.

Miss Perkins

Where is it? Rambla Brasil, 24
www.facebook.com/MissPerkinsTea

In Barcelona you can even find a tea room like the ones in Leicester, Miss Perkins. This one is a cozy place where you can have a traditional 5 pm tea, with its pastries, scones, crumpets and even a sandwich. Infusions of many kinds and teas, and also a really good coffee. If you want to have an English tea in Barcelona, this is one of the most popular tea rooms in the city. It’s a good option to take a break and, if you are from the UK, to feel at home!

Artte

Where is it? Carrer de Muntaner, 83C, 08011 Barcelona
www.artte.es

Located in the heart of the Eixample district, Artte is a modern and elegant space where you can enjoy a hot cup of tea, among other things. The name of the place refers to the artistic program of exhibitions and events that take place throughout the year at the center. This place understands tea as an art and has an extensive range of teas from all over Asia and throughout Africa. As if all this were not enough, they usually organize introductory workshops for tea amateurs and more advanced for the real tea connoisseurs. If you want to learn more about this drink, Artte is the place for you.