Whether you’re planning to spend a weekend or a few days in Toulouse, you might be wondering where to find the perfect spot for brunch. Look no further, because I’m about to share all my secret tips with you!
Welcome to Toulouse, the pink city! Renowned for its unique architecture and welcoming atmosphere, Toulouse is a destination well worth discovering. Plus, if you enjoy good food, you’ve come to the right place. This article shares my recommendations for the best brunches in town. Whether you fancy a hearty, budget-friendly brunch or a place with a stunning view, Toulouse has just what you’re looking for. Have you worked up an appetite yet? So let’s get started with our gourmet round-up!
where to have brunch in Toulouse
1. Café Cerise, Café Cerise, the perfect spot for brunch in Toulouse!
Treat yourself to a delicious brunch at Café Cerise from Monday to Saturday, no booking required! For EUR 22 you can enjoy a full meal including a hot drink of your choice, freshly squeezed orange juice, a savoury platter with the salad of the day, avocado toast, scrambled eggs (organic) and a bowl of granola. Alternatively, you can opt for the savoury version for EUR 14. It’s all homemade with love, for an unforgettable gourmet experience! The terrace with views over the banks of the Garonne is already waiting to be discovered. Believe me, it’s well worth the trip!
Practical information: Le Café Cerise – 4 Quai de la Daurade, 31000 Toulouse
Open Monday to Friday from 8.30am to 4pm and Saturday from 9.30am to 4.30pm.
Brunch starting at EUR 14
2. Bouïa Jorf, a cheap brunch getaway in downtown Toulouse
For a unique brunch experience in the heart of Toulouse, look no further than the quirky Bouïa Jorf café. In the Espace Saint-Georges, this café-restaurant is much more than just a place to grab a bite to eat. It’s also an interior design boutique where you can buy furniture and one-off pieces to transport you to distant lands. The entire design is meticulously crafted, from the homemade cooking to the furniture and decor from Morocco and Bali. For around EUR 15, you can enjoy brunch in a cocooning and chill space, while admiring furnishings that beckon you to escape the daily grind. Prepare to feast your eyes and take a trip through Bouïa Jorf’s unique flavours and decor!
Practical information: Bouïa Jorf – 1 Rue Paul Mériel, 31000 Toulouse
Sunday brunch from 11am to 3pm, from EUR 15
3. Mama Shelter, for a family brunch
In the heart of the city, Mama Shelter Toulouse invites you to share an unforgettable brunch experience. Every Sunday, from 12 noon to 4pm, a gourmet feast awaits you! Adults can enjoy brunch for EUR 39 while children aged 3 to 12 can get a children’s brunch for EUR 22. Inspired by local cuisine, Mama’s lavish menu offers home-cooked fare to suit both meat-eaters, with its Argentinian grill, and vegetarians. After eating, you can head to the CinéMama for a private screening or relax with cocktails galore, a giant table football table and DJ sets for a fun-packed evening.
Practical information: Mama Shelter – 54 56 Bd Lazare Carnot, 31000 Toulouse
Sunday brunch from 12 noon to 4pm, from EUR 39
4. The Gourmet Bar, brunch with swimming pool and gardens in Toulouse Compans
Savour the tastes of Italy with a delightful brunch at the Gourmet Bar, in the heart of Toulouse. For EUR 30, you can enjoy an all-you-can-eat gourmet buffet overlooking the city’s Japanese garden, in a convivial setting. With both hot and cold dishes, the buffet features a wide range of Italian flavours for your enjoyment. A gourmet interlude nestling in the city centre, between the swimming pool and the garden, where fresh ingredients are served by a welcoming team. All the things I love most!
Practical information: Le Gourmet Bar – 5 Pl. Alfonse Jourdain, 31000 Toulouse
Sunday brunch from 12 noon to 3pm, from EUR 30
5. La Fiancée, a delicious and enticing brunch
Discover La Fiancée in Toulouse, a unique venue that seduces connoisseurs with its stylish atmosphere and freshly prepared dishes. Don’t miss their special Sunday brunch, a feast for the palate! Imagine starting with mouth-watering homemade orangeade, followed by chilled tomato and coriander soup, before indulging in Italian delights with the Feta, Tomato, Basil and Chicken Breast Frittata and the mini mozzarella herb pizzettes. Round off this culinary experience with desserts including roasted peach and chocolate moelleux. Are you already there? It’s time to book a special treat for yourself!
Practical information: La Fiancée – 54 Rue Peyrolières, 31000 Toulouse
Sunday brunch from 11:30am to 2:30pm, à la carte
6. Art Tea Shop, a unique brunch in the heart of Toulouse
Immerse yourself deep in the city centre, near Place du Capitole, in the cosy, unconventional atmosphere of the Art Tea Shop. Enjoy a hearty three-course brunch, with fresh, home-cooked food, signature flavours, and an opportunity to browse handcrafted items for sale. Book now for this EUR 26 brunch served on Saturdays and Sundays at 10am, 12pm and 2pm, and treat yourself to a one-off culinary experience you won’t want to miss!
Practical information: Art Tea Shop – 37 Rue des Lois, 31000 Toulouse
Brunch on Saturday and Sunday from 12 noon to 2pm, from EUR 26
7. Sixta Toulouse, for the ultimate healthy, locally-sourced brunch.
In the heart of Toulouse, Sixta boasts a range of alternative options, including a vegetarian, organic and locally sourced menu, a Saturday brunch from 12pm to 3pm, tapas evenings on Fridays, and an ethical and ethnic tea room in the afternoons from 2.30pm to 6.30pm. Savour creative, tasty and colourful cuisine based on seasonal ingredients, with a choice of vegan, lactose-free, gluten-free and raw alternatives. Menus change weekly to reflect the seasons, with a Saturday brunch menu at EUR 24.50 promising an unforgettable taste experience.
Practical information: Sixta Toulouse – 28 Rue de Bayard, 31000 Toulouse
Saturday brunch from 12 noon to 3pm, from EUR 24.50
8. Café Brûlé for an à la carte brunch
Welcome to Café Brûlé, your foodie destination for an energy-packed brunch! Not only do you get locally-roasted speciality coffee and all the drinks you’d expect from a coffee shop, but you’ll also discover delicious, vegetarian cuisine. Whether you’re partial to sweet or savoury, the broad menu has something for everyone, with gluten-free options available to suit all palates. Before you leave, I recommend stopping off at their delicatessen, which stocks a selection of the best vegan products on the market.
Practical information: Café Brûlé – 12 Rue Alexandre Fourtanier, 31000 Toulouse
Brunch on Saturday and Sunday from 10:30am to 2:30pm, à la carte
Besides these unmissable venues, there are plenty of other places in Toulouse where you can have a delicious brunch. The pink city has something for everyone, whether you prefer a brunch in the city centre, near a park or by the water. Feel free to browse my suggestions and treat yourself! Toulouse beckons with its unique local dishes and alluring charm. Bon appétit!