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Brown Bear Bakery


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#1,375 of 11,099 Places to Eat in Madrid
Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner


Cafe, Spanish
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Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Brunch
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Reviewed 23 January 2019 via mobile

Finally something for vegetarians! Yummy and cheap breakfast! 3.7 €for beagel with cheese, coffee and fresh orange juice! Friendly stuff. I bought also some sandwiches for later, was very good 👌🏻 such a pity that u didn’t find this place before

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank volpelusinga
Reviewed 27 November 2018

While on the look out for a good place for afternoon coffee after visiting the Prado we stumbled upon this bustling cafe, where it appeared the locals outnumbered the tourists. Spain may not be known for Red Velvet cake, but seeing a moist slice at...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank curious_tee
Reviewed 27 November 2018

This was our go-to place for breakfast - good choice of things to eat with proper bread (choice of). We had cappuccinos, whole wheat toast with tomato and extra virgin olive oil, with butter and jam and bagel with cream cheese, over several days. Freshly...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank SearchForGoodFood
Reviewed 22 November 2018 via mobile

We purposefully walked out of the way to come here and wasn't disappointed. There's a huge range of cakes and treats on offer and we'd have gladly have had more, but there's only so much you can eat! Well priced for what you get, but...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank JanWard85
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

We have bumped into this cafe while passing the famous Casa de Cervantes. It immediately caught our eye and we decided to stop for a coffee. The atmosphere was lovely and the coffee together with brownie cheesecake - absolutely amazing ❤ Surprisingly the prices are...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Lucy5765
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

A huge variety of freshly baked items and friendly service make this place a reliable coffee and breakfast spot. Chances of getting a table quickly at peak hours are low, but much better early or just after noon. When you place your order, they will...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Medea7
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

My partner and I stopped in for a coffee and pastry, many locals were there buying fresh stuff. There’s a small cafe seating area through the shop, behind the counter. Small, wooden, cottage style tables and chairs, so much character! We had good strong coffee...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank chkymnky
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

We went to Brown Bear Bakery for breakfast during our Spain visit. We were staying at Ibis Styles hotel so it was hardly 2 mins walk. The bakery is quite small with seating but the quality of food is very good. They serve fried ,...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Fatima F
Reviewed 29 August 2018

I stopped by this bakery on my way to the Prado. Was surprised as to how cheap breakfast was and included coffee or tea. The women working in the cafe were very friendly and everything was brought out quite quickly. Highly recommend if you're looking...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank europetraveler001
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Went here due to a native who reccomended it to us. Lovely tostada and delicious cheesecake brownie. Ideal for a quick lunch.

Date of visit: August 2018
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Also known as Barrio de las Letras, Huertas was once
home to prominent literary figures, Miguel de
Cervantes and Lope de Vega among them. The
neighbourhood is committed to celebrating its rich
heritage: Calle Huertas itself is inlaid with quotes
from celebrated authors, street names pay homage to
them, and second-hand bookshops pervade. Huertas
receives a fair amount of spillover from the center —
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