Venus Delicatessen is situated on a bustling corner in the heart of the Gothic Quarter. This cafe and restaurant serves sublime croissants and coffee of excellent quality. Carrer d’Avinyó, 25, 08002 Barcelona View Map
Federal Cafe Gothic Quarter Opened in 2015, this cafe is already a hit. Federal has a large open space and plenty of tables. Situated just off La Rambla, near the Museo de Cera. Good coffee too! Passatge de la Pau 11 08002 Barcelona View Map
Cafe del Born is one of the most charming cafes in the neighborhood. Spacious and with high ceilings the space overlooks the newly renovated Mercat del Born. Great people watching from the terrace on a sunny day. View Map
Guzzo is a trendy new hotspot in El Born. A section at the back make a perfect place to have a coffee and answer some emails. Massive windows bathe the space with light and the walls are adorned with fantastic artwork. View Map
En Aparte with large windows and rustic decor overlooks the beautiful Plaça de Sant Pere. A very pleasant place to check in online over a coffee and croissant.
Bar Virreina This charming cafe/bar spills out onto on of the most beautiful plaças in the city. Plaça de la Virreina, 1 08012 Barcelona View Map
Cafe Diamant A short walk from Virreina in the neighboring Plaça Diamant, this cafe has a lively Catalan neighborhood feel. The cafe looks out on the sculpture of La Colometa, the main character in Rodoreda’s novel, La Plaça del Diamant. Asturies 67, 08012 Barcelona View Map
Also check out Barcelona Coworking Spaces. Many shared office and coworking spaces have sprung up across the city to accommodate the freelance and entrepreneurial community.