If you are looking for is not fashionable, and the old and authentic place for breakfast in Barcelona, be sure to visit Cafe Granja Viader. Tucked away in a narrow street just a step away from the Ramblas, this place delights the inhabitants of Barcelona with traditional churros with chocolate, Catalan creams and other sweets. The owners will gladly show you the table, who once took a fancy to himself Picasso.
The word "granja" means "farm", several similar establishments have survived in Barcelona to this day, where fresh milk used to be sold, which they brought from their own family farm. Over time, such granhees turned into breakfast cafes., namely, this one is famous for, that the Viader family with 1870 owned it for years 5 generations in a row. They also opened the production of dairy products., where the Cacaolat chocolate milk, beloved by Spanish children, first appeared.
Interior of the cafe has not changed since then, small marble tables, surroundings of a bygone era, elegant waiters and a great number of local, who all his life come here for breakfast or a sweet snack. when the institution 150 years, one can easily imagine, grandmother sitting here came here with my mother for a pen and varnish thick hot chocolate and eighty years ago,.
The most interesting, that in its history Granja Viader has not changed owners, All the same family Viader owns a cafe in the fourth generation. That is why at the entrance you will see a commemorative plaque, which set in Barcelona in front of the unique ancient institutions.