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Croissant Day - The best way to celebrate it

Gastronomía Gastronomy 24/01/2024

Next January 30 is International Croissant Day. Is there a better way to celebrate than trying the best in Barcelona? Whether for breakfast, a snack, or any other time of the day, a croissant is always a good option to sink your teeth into. Although France is the birthplace of the croissant, you don't have to go that far to taste authentic delicacies. In Barcelona, we have several winners of the Best Artisan Croissant Award in Spain, as well as ovens and pastry shops with a long history in the city that prepare croissants. to lick your fingers. Below we leave you a list of the most recommended ones so that you can enjoy Croissant Day as it deserves:


This pastry shop has the award for Best Artisan Butter Croissant in Spain 2016 / 2019 / 2022, which has made its croissant the most famous in the city. In addition to the classic option, they make croissants of many tastes and the most original flavors such as: praline, pistachio, lemon pie, raspberries, apple tatin, white chocolate...

Stores: C. Calvet, 15 - C. Muntaner, 566

SANT CROI by Albert Roca

This pastry by the well-known Albert Roca, won the award for Best Butter Croissant in Spain in 2009 / 2018 thanks to a secret recipe with which it achieves an incredible dough. They have different varieties of flavors, although the most notable are the mascarpone croissant, the cream chucho and the almond croissant. They prepare some boxes of varied pasta assortment that include these croissants. An ideal option to taste them all.

Stores: C. Pàdua, 91 - C. Bassegoda, 56


Here they also won the award for Best Artisan Butter Croissant in 2020. In addition, their croissants are famous and recognized for their innovative fillings, since they fill them with all kinds of creams, opening them in half as if it were a sandwich. Depending on the season, they make different fillings: cream and pineapple, tiramisu, white chocolate, chocolate and passion fruit, strawberry daiquiri, mojito, coconut and mango, among many other options.

Stores: C. Princesa, 22


One of the most historic pastry shops in the city, it has been in business since 1886. The butter croissant is one of its most classic and sought-after relics. You can't miss their iconic Gianduja Croissant, a delight!

Stores: Major de Sarrià, 57 - Pl. Sarrià, 12-13


This bakery is especially known for its high-quality bread, in fact in 2019 they won the award for Best Pagès Bread in Catalonia, but its more than 100 years of history in the city guarantee the high quality of all its artisan delicacies, its croissants They are from another world and it is mandatory to make a stop at any of their stores.

Shops: Ronda Sant Antoni, 96 - C. Torres i Amat, 5 - C. d'Asturies, 35