When it comes to brunch at this East London restaurant, there's always a dash of live music thrown in for good measure. Sing along while making your way through The Drift's menu of international dishes, with unlimited fizz, lager or cocktails to help warm up the vocal cords.
Brunch In East London
East London is a world within itself, offering food from across the globe, drinks of any kind and (in our minds at least) some of the best brunches you can find in the city. Whether you fancy stuffing your face with pizza and doing a quirky activity, pairing your stacks of waffles with bottomless bubbles, or going with a classic full English and a fresh cup of coffee, these cafes, restaurants and bars are all coming through with the good stuff. Explore our guide to brunch in East London and get stuck in.
Only in Hackney could you have one of East London's best brunches, and it all be on a boat. Boasting an unparalleled location at the junction of two waterways, this quirky restaurant bar is sure to add something a little different to your usual weekend feasting.
With bottomless pizza, a bottle of prosecco for each player and plenty of shuffleboard on offer, Electric Shuffle is keeping East Londoners entertained with its unmissable weekend happenings. The Canary Wharf brunch spot is ideal for birthdays, quirky dates or just treating yourself.
Arepa & Co are known for their unique Venezuelan brunch in Dalston, with their specialty being the breakfast criollo (their take on a full English with eggs, shredded beef, black beans, plantains and arepa). Pair this with their waterside views and you've got a brilliant start to the day.
Queen of Hoxton has earned its place in our East London brunch guide for its jam-packed schedule of regular boozy brunches and quirky events. Expect some sort of unique theme, bottomless bubbles and delicious dishes coming fresh from the kitchen.
A brilliant restaurant for breakfast and brunch in East London, Browns Brasserie & Bar is a West India Quay staple serving British cuisine at its finest. Settle in for a mid-morning meal, client meeting or weekend treat fuelled by seasonal ingredients, traditional plates and curated bottles.
If you're craving a bottomless brunch in East London with an international twist, Map Maison is a winning choice. From pulled pork burgers with Asian flavours to Spanish-style tapas plates, this Haggerston brunch restaurant tops everything off with unlimited signature cocktails.
Bottomless dim sum and prosecco? It could only be brunch at Ping Pong. An essential addition to our East London brunch guide, this Asian restaurant knows how to kick-start the weekend with their affordable all-you-can-eat approach to dining, topped off with unlimited glasses of fizz.
An East London venue that never fails to impress, All Star Lanes is a Brick Lane brunch hangout with plenty to keep you occupied. Think bowling lanes, a lounge area and karaoke booths, with a top-notch restaurant bar serving classic American-style breakfast dishes.
On the hunt for a fun brunch event in East London? Check out what Trapeze have got in store. The Big Top 90s VS 00s Brunch will feature a soundtrack of non-stop nostalgic hits, with the kitchen serving up a delicious brunch menu as you sip through your choice of unlimited drinks.
Decorated with modern art and crisp interiors, Ask For Janice is easily one of East London's most stylish brunch spots. When it comes to the menu? Expect dishes that are just as unique as the decor, such as crab miso toast, salmon hash with quail egg and baked egg with merguez sausage.
Swift Shroeditch's brunch menu may be diddy but it certainly packs a punch. Head over to the glamorous Eats London cocktail bar and chomp on a three-cheese toastie or a whipped goats cheese and candy beetroot-laden sourdough whilst sipping on gorgeous tipples.
One of the best cafes in East London, Lantana is famed for its unique brunches that blend Australian and Asian influences to create mouthwatering dishes that start your day right. If you're looking for a weekday bottomless brunch? This Shoreditch gem is ready and waiting.
Looking for a pretty restaurant for brunch in East London? Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings are sure to take your breath away with swoon-worthy botanical interiors and a menu to match. Star plates include banana and hazelnut pancakes, beef hash and drop scones.
If your idea of brunch in East London involves stunning views of the city, high-end cuisine and glasses of fine wine, Searcys at the Gherkin is just the restaurant for you. This luxurious venue will not only wow with its sky-high location, but the menu is equally as impressive.
As its name suggests, The Breakfast Club Spitalfields is an essential restaurant when it comes to East London brunches. A haven for American-style pancakes and waffles, full English feasts and eggs any way you can think of, this place specialises in breakfast all day, every day.
Bringing the American South to Spitalfields, Absurd Bird is dishing up some of East London's best brunches. We're talking piles of chicken and waffles topped with eggs benny, guacamole or the vegan option with peanut butter and maple syrup, all washed down with signature cocktails.
Serata Hall is adding a dash of Italian flair to East London's brunch scene, serving up truffle scrambled eggs, elevated bacon sarnies and slow beef rigatoni alongside its stunning pizza selection. To wash everything down, why not try their signature Serata rum punch?
Dirty Bones is a trendy Shoreditch bar and restaurant with a menu that takes inspiration from American soul food. Indulge in a weekend brunch at this East London spot and you can stuff your face with steak and eggs, chicken and waffles and short rib crumpets with breakfast cocktails.
One of the best brunches in East London, this gorgeous offering from MAP Maison is bringing a mouthwatering selection of burgers and brunch plates, a tasty side plate and unlimited bubbles and some cocktails from their acclaimed collection.
Looking for brunch with a quirky activity? Flight Club's weekend socials are just the ticket. Gather your team and head over to their Shoreditch outpost for the ultimate combo of digital darts, free-flowing prosecco and bottomless pizza, it really is East London brunching at its finest.
Strongroom Bar and Kitchen is a part of the legendary Shoreditch recording studio of the same name, and is one unique place for brunching in East London. A haven for music fans, this place pairs its creative ambience with a menu of classic breakfast dishes.
The Jones Family Project is a haven for meat lovers, boasting expertly sourced bacon, beef and eggs across its menu. A swish East London brunch spot, the restaurant's contemporary approach to cooking is mirrored in the stylish decor, adding an extra sense of sophistication to your meal.