If you're after the kinda brunch restaurant that favours live DJs, drag queens and wild parties instead of quiet afternoons, then The Perception is right up your street. Housed within Leicester Square's slinky W London, it's all about candy-themed brunches, musical events and flowing drinks.
The Best Hotels For Brunch In London
There's no denying that weekends were made for flowing drinks and stacks of pancakes - hell, our veins probably run red with bloody marys at this point. But if you're sick of the same old avocado on toast, then it's time to elevate your brunch game. Whether it's a day date, birthday plans or you just need to treat-yo-self, there's no better way than to splash out with a slinky hotel brunch in London. From buzzing boutique spots to rooftop hideaways, here's the cream of the crop.
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Situated in the heart of the City, Vintry & Mercer is a great choice if you're looking for brunch at a hotel in central London. Choose between Japanese brunch at Vintry Izakaya or a classic lunch with a view at the stunning Mercer Roof Terrace before finishing off with cocktails at Do Not Disturb.
From the Hana afternoon tea to the iconic dinner menu, Nobu is always a good choice for hotel dining in Shoreditch. Get down to the east London staple for a luxury weekend brunch that gives you access to the unlimited brunch and dessert bar, as well as prosecco, negronis and draught beer.
Escape the bustle of Oxford Street with a dip to Fitzrovia's Sanderson hotel, where the flagship restaurant provides the perfect setting for drinking and dining. There may not be a dedicated brunch menu, but golden pancakes, acai bowls and shakshuka will certainly do the trick.
Located along the Thames, Sea Containers is the riverside hotel offering modern plates in a swanky Tom Dixon-designed setting. Whether it's an afternoon with the girls or brunching with family, head to Southbank for classic bites, moreish roasts and drinks from luxury Champagne to bottomless mimosas.
Pioneers of the Mexican brunch, Ella Canta is located on Mayfair's swanky Park Lane. Soak up a variety of punchy margaritas before tucking into dishes that include quesadillas with Oaxaca cheese, octopus tostadas, huevos rancheros, churros and much more.
Looking for brunch in Bermondsey? Make sure The Dixon Hotel is on your list. Not only is the south London pick home to stunning interiors and plant-filled corners, but the weekend brunch menu also includes the likes of courgette spaghetti, wagyu burgers, avocado on beetroot bread and more.
Located in the heart of the West End, the Karma Sanctum Soho Hotel proves to be a draw for thirsty weekenders craving bottomless bubbles, pretty dishes and a lively atmosphere. Think lobster popcorn and prawn martinis, as well as steak sizzling in herb butter.
Always heaving, the Red Rooster is at the top end of the scale when it comes to party feels. But the Shoreditch hideaway really comes alive at the weekend, when Supa Dupa Fly's R'n'Brunch takes over with two courses, bottomless bubbles and live DJs on the decks.
Pairing bloody marys, smoothies and freshly pressed juice with classics from the full English to eggs royale, The Zetter Townhouse is one for the traditional spread. Whether you're staying at the Clerkenwell hotel or heading over for a weekend pit-stop, you can't go wrong here.
Sitting on the pricier end of the scale, Madera at Treehouse London is an Insta-worthy Mexican restaurant that matches bold flavours and punchy cocktails with elevated views over central London. Round up your crew and head to Langham Place for celebrity spotting and a luxe brunch.
One of the most stunning recent additions to Southwark, Seabird is the sky-high rooftop spot that's bringing NYC feels to The Hoxton's latest hotel. Think snappers, marys and the old-school Buck's Fizz with a menu of small and large plates centred on seafood.
A name that's known far and wide, the Chiltern Firehouse is a star-studded destination that's tucked away in Marylebone. The menu certainly isn't the cheapest, but when there's black truffle scrambled eggs, crab omelettes and rib-eye shawarma, it just might be worth it.