Cafeterías con vistas en Granada

12 Best rooftop cafes in Granada with great views


In the blog we always highlight the places with views, and it is that in Granada it is one of the most precious and sought-after things. In this case, we bring a good list of some of the best coffee shops with views in Granada.

Classic, charming or more funky. All of them deserve at least a coffee and a moment of disconnection to enjoy the panoramic views that they offer us.

Surely you are impatient to see which terraces in Granada have the best views, right?

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Best coffee shops with views in Granada

Whether for breakfast, a snack or simply having a coffee, drink or cocktail in good company, we recommend taking note of the following places with terraces and views of the Alhambra, the city or the mountains.

You will be surprised how many interesting places we have!

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1. Hotel Alhambra Palace

The Alhambra Palace is one of the best-known hotels in the city, and in addition to being located in the Alhambra, it is nothing more and nothing less than the oldest 5-star hotel in all of Spain.

Specifically, it was inaugurated by King Alfonso XIII on January 1, 1910. It was the work of the Duke of San Pedro de Galatino, businessman and great visionary of the time. Subsequently, it has had different owners, and even served as a field hospital during the Spanish Civil War.

In its long history, well-known personalities such as Federico García-Lorca, Manuel de Falla, José María Rodríguez-Acosta and Angel Barrios have passed through here, or more recently, such as the Spanish Soccer Team, the Emeritus Kings D. Juan Carlos and Doña Sofía, King Felipe VI and numerous other kings, presidents of the Government, writers, musicians, Spanish actors and actresses and Hollywood stars … And a long etcetera.

Currently, in addition to being a luxury hotel, it offers rooms for weddings, banquets and events, a panoramic restaurant and a wonderful panoramic terrace where you can have a coffee with views of the entire city of Granada.

  • Location: Plaza Arquitecto García de Paredes 1
  • Hours: From 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 a.m.
  • Contact: +34 958 22 14 68 /

2. Chill-Out Monasterio

Right in front of the Jerónimos Monastery, is the Hotel los Jerónimos. This has one of the most popular and fashionable terraces in Granada to have coffee, drinks, cocktails or for a snack, especially among young people.

Here you will find three differentiated and spacious spaces, which occupy the entire roof of the building, and from where you can see a panoramic view of the fascinating Monastery, as well as a large part of Granada on the upper terrace (including the Alhambra and the Cathedral).

This lounge bar in Granada has an air-conditioned space and is open all year round, so there is no longer an excuse to enjoy a good coffee!

  • Location: Calle San Juan de Dios, 3
  • Hours: Monday to Thursday from 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. and Friday to Sunday from 3:30 p.m. to midnight.

3. Carmen de la Victoria

El Carmen de la Victoria is a building owned by the University of Granada, which is located in the heart of Albaicín and which, in addition to beautiful views of the Alhambra, has, like all Carmenes, with gardens, fountains, orchard …

Admission is free, although you must knock on the door to access, and once there you can simply enjoy the place, or also have a drink in the cafeteria.

Without a doubt, it is one of the most charming places to have coffee in Granada. In addition, it has function rooms available upon reservation, which can be used as a meeting place, activities, inaugurations, gatherings, congresses, seminars …

Don’t miss this plan!

  • Location: Cuesta del Chapiz, 9
  • Hours: Every day from 10am to 2pm and from 6pm to 8pm.
  • Contact: +34 958-24.87.01 – +34 958 24.87.00 /

4. Huerta del Loro

This special place is located at the foot of the Alhambra, therefore its views are towards the Albaicín.

It is a very nice place, a bit bohemian, with a youthful atmosphere, where you can go in the afternoon to have a coffee or at night to have a drink, a homemade mojito or a cocktail.

The Huerto del Loro is accessed by a steep path and stairs, from the Paseo de los Tristes (Carrera del Darro) and is one of the reference sites for the evening in Granada, which has been offering a good atmosphere for many years.

Have you already written it down on your list?

  • Location: Cuesta de la Churra Street, 4
  • Hours: From 4:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. In summer season the schedules may change.
  • Contact:

5. B- Heaven

On the terrace of the Hotel Barceló Carmen this modern and urban place is located with beautiful views of the city (including the Alhambra and Sierra Nevada) and which you can access by direct elevator.

Here you can have a drink, have a brunch, lunch or dinner, with an exquisite gastronomy reinvented and fused with different flavors.

A cool and informal atmosphere in the heart of the city that could be one of the best summer terraces in Granada.

  • Location: Calle Acera del Darro, 62, attic
  • Hours: for lunches and dinners, it is necessary to make a reservation using the form on its website.
  • Contact: / +34 958258300

6. Ohtels San Antón

After a few years closed, the hotel and the terrace that it houses on its roof reopened. So from the elevator of this central hotel you can access here and have a coffee, a drink, a snack or one of its gourmet specialties.

The green building that is located on the street with the same name is unmistakable and it is also one of the classic places in the city. From the terrace you will be able to see 360 ​​views over Granada, with the Sacromonte neighborhood and the Alhambra in the background.

What do you think about this option?

  • Location: Calle San Antón, 74
  • Hours: to consult with the establishment
  • Contact: +34 858 88 08 68

7. Eurostar Gran Vía

The Eurostar Hotel Gran Vía is a luxury accommodation located in the heart of Granada.

The upper part of the building has a terrace separated into two rooms, one covered with views of the Cathedral and the other outdoors with views of the Alhambra.

Without a doubt, the location of this terrace in Granada is more than privileged.

  • Location: Calle Gran Vía de Colón, 20
  • Hours: to consult with the establishment
  • Contact: / +34 958 21 78 10

8. Casa 1899 Restaurant

Right at the end of the famous Paseo de los Tristes in Granada, there is a square with beautiful and very close views towards the Alhambra.

The place is more than pleasant thanks to its location under the slope of the Alhambra and the passage of the Darro River. And right here you will find several traditional restaurants where you can have lunch, dinner or just have a drink, such as the Casa 1899 restaurant.

  • Location: Plaza del Padre Manjón, 3
  • Hours: from 11am to 11pm
  • Contact: +34 858 12 89 89

9. Tetería del Bañuelo

In case you didn’t know yet, tea houses are a classic in the city, as they take you to full Andalusian heyday.

Moorish teas, Moroccan pastries, infusions, Arabic decoration … It is basically like moving to another place and even to another time.

The Bañuelo tea shop is located in an old building located on the tourist Paseo de los Tristes.

In addition, this Granada tea shop is located on an old Arab bath, El Bañuelo, which can be visited by tourists, considering itself one of the best preserved in our country.

And if you add the wonderful views of the Alhambra, what more could you ask for?

  • Location: Calle Bañuelo, 5
  • Hours: from 4pm to midnight
  • Contact: +34 666 02 63 78

10. Abaco Té

One of the best tearooms in Granada, modern, cozy, with a lot of charm, located in the Albaicín neighborhood and with good views over the city and part of the Alhambra.

In Ábaco Té you can have tea, coffee, chocolate, natural smoothie, medicinal plants, or even eat salads, fondues, hamburgers and crepes.

This place is free of alcohol and smoke and also has food suitable for celiacs, vegetarians and vegans.

It also has several areas, a terrace and a room with mats to have a relaxing snack. So it becomes one of the best places in Granada to have a snack and have coffee.

A place you should try!

  • Location: Calle Álamo del Marqués, 5
  • Hours: from 3pm to 10pm
  • Contact: +34 958 99 57 88

11. Café 4 Gatos

It is a place in the middle of the Albaicín, near one of the most picturesque viewpoints in Granada, the Placeta de Carvajales, and with a very unique view of the Alhambra.

This neighborhood place, ideal for breakfast, has a very pleasant interior area and with 4 tables placed in a corner of the same street.

Healthy breakfasts, special toasts made with great care, sustainable ingredients and artisans are some of the things you can find here.

  • Location: Placeta Cruz Verde, 6
  • Hours: 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
  • Contact: +34 958 22 48 57

12. El Huerto de Juan Ranas

It is, without a doubt, one of the best known and most prestigious restaurants in Granada. And it is that its location is unbeatable; under the Mirador de San Nicolás and in front of the Alhambra.

Traditional Andalusian cuisine of their own creation, wines from the land and the country and everything prepared to make your stay unforgettable.

This upmarket place is more expensive than others, but why not indulge in a delicious coffee in front of the Alhambra?

The Huerto de Juan Ranas has two completely different spaces. A comfortable terrace with a chill out space and a relaxed atmosphere; and an air-conditioned restaurant with large windows and well-cared details with an exquisite atmosphere.

  • Location: Callejón Atarazana Vieja 6 and 8
  • Hours: from 13h to 24h
  • Contact: +34 958 286 925

As you can see, there are terraces where you can have coffee in Granada for all tastes; more classic, more bohemian, more exquisite, more youthful or more sophisticated.

So there is no excuse to at least visit some of all these places, most with views of the Alhambra.

Do you know other cafes with views in Granada city that you want to recommend us? Feel free to leave your comment below;)

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