London's Best Brunch Restaurants
Nothing starts off your weekend better than a big, fat brunch. And London is full of places brimming with syrup drizzled bacon, stacks on stacks of pancakes and eggs in every shape and form. From breakfast kings to boozy brunch bars we've scoured the city for the best of the best. From us, with love, here's the best brunch restaurants and bars in London. Happy scoffing!
Kick start your day with a little edible excess courtesy of Quaglino's and their infamous spread when it comes to mid-morning munchies and boozy brunches. Harbouring a menu crafted of European cuisines fused with Middle Eastern flavours, this West End bar is a stage to dazzle the palette; these guys do brunch like no other.
This gorgeous, sleek and sophisticated Mayfair restaurant offers one of the best brunches in London. With a delicious cocktail selection that takes your favourite brunch drinks to the next level, be prepared to lose your sense of self over their amazing menu that serves everything from Wagyu beef sliders to the May Fair Bar's signature french toast.
Head to temper City on a Saturday and you'll discover a unique brunch experience that's sure to please any meat-lover. The Bottomless BBQ Brunch offers feasting platters of flame-grilled meats cooked over an open flame, with unlimited drinks for 90 mins.
While they may be noted for their top selection of cocktails, Clapham Junction's Suburb SW11 is also a name face when it comes to brunch in South London. Head on down for a delicious menu the likes of eggs benedict alongside free flowing prosecco should the afternoon take you.
The Refinery serves up all sorts of tasty treats in an airy, rustic environment in Fitzrovia. It's a cracking choice whether you're after an indulgent Full English, American-styled waffles or a few fresh pastries, and there's always a couple of delightful Bloody Marys to wash it down. And best of all? Their Sunday breakfast menu runs all day long!
On the look out for a super chilled brunch by the canal? Barge House is your calling card, serving up soul-satisfying grub from their seasonally inspired menu from 10am. Grab yourself a spot by the water and check out the hype around their signature Breakfast in Bread which is exactly what it sounds like.
One of the best brunch spots in East London, the latest location from The Breakfast Club gang offers more of their famed all-day breakfasts, brunches and brinners, including tasty pancake stacks, wacky waffles and hefty burgers and fry-ups.
Offering Londoners the perfect Saturday daytime party, the Lucky Voice Karaoke team in Islington are pulling out all the stops with their brunch offering. For £35, each person will be treated to 2 hours of bottomless cocktails alongside a selection of bagels and all their favourite party tunes played by the resident DJs. With an hour of karaoke between 2-3 PM, there are few better ways to spend your Saturday in London.
With an experimental menu featuring lobster mac 'n' cheese and their infamous pizza cones alongside mouth-watering cocktails and tonnes of prosecco, DUO is one of the best places for brunch in Brighton.
Sea Containers brings a fusion of the best American and British inspired food to a beautiful dining space beside the Thames. Join them for brunch and you'll find yourself in for a treat, with freshly prepared goods from the bakery, your classic egg-based choices and a neat little range of seafood based options - we're talking crab on toast and ceviche - to cater for all tastes. There's freshly-pressed juices, Bloody Mary's and bottomless Prosecco on offer to wash it all down.
Sitting comfortably in Westminster, Walkers of Whitehall is a quaint cafe that serves delicious brunch dishes, composed only of the finest ingredients available in the capital. From hearty full English breakfasts to light baked goods, the venue's impressive line-up of chefs have let their imaginations run wild, adding a few delicious tweaks and twists to the number of traditional brunch recipes. Based a stone's throw away from Trafalgar Sqaure, you'll struggle to find a better place to eat Brunch in London.
This menu has it covered with an array of early morning treats for your perusal. Whether you're a porridge person, a health conscious fruit salad kind of customer or if you're in it for the Full English Breakfast shebang, you're taste buds are sorted in this trendy retreat.
A homely, cosy favourite for Putney's locals, the Coat & Badge is a great spot for brunch tucked away from the madding crowds of the high street. Expect a classic spread featuring smoked bacon BLT on brioche, smashed avo and poached egg on toast and eggs benedict on an English muffin, with champagnes, Bloody Mary's, juices and coffees to wash it down with.
Looking for a luxurious brunch in London? Not only is this Marylebone spot serving dishes like truffled scrambled egg on toast and harissa chicken, but there's even Champagne on arrival and wine with your main course, before tucking into a decadent dessert.
Pop down to Drake and Morgan for brunch and you'll be in for a delightful treat. Their menu consists of fresh dishes alongside grilled meat, fish and vegetarian dishes, which you can eat while hanging out in their contemporary venue. Meanwhile, you can wash it all down with a quirky cocktail or a glass of delicious wine.
The Botanist is a stylish Sloane Square restaurant that serves up delicious modern British cuisine. Their brunch and Sunday roasts are especially popular and hearty. With a relaxed vibe and comfy seating it is the perfect place to spend a long afternoon with friends and family. The drinks are sure to compliment your dish as well! Book a table online.
The world-renowned Nobu welcomes you in for brunch as well, where you can treat yourself to delicious Japanese dishes and unlimited access to the sushi brunch bar, or go bottomless and enjoy two hours of unlimited prosecco or cocktails on top of the food.
The team behind Bourne and Hollingsworth Buildings in Angel have been creating waves with their idyllic decor, quirky cocktails and hidden basement bar. But really standing out in the crowd is the venue's great brunch menu. Featuring all your favourite dishes and composed of only the freshest ingredients, this is one brunch restaurant in London well worth checking out.
Head to this all-day restaurant and bar for a laid-back morning that'll see you tucking into unusual plates in an unusual spot. Located right by Spitalfields market, Crispin is a seriously cool 40-seater restaurant housed within an asymmetric pavilion. Hosting a regularly-changing roster of guest chefs, they've also partnered with Assembly Roast and guest coffee pros to bring you the best brews.
Sip on quirky cocktails and tuck into Mexican street eats while surrounded by pink flamingos, neon lights and palm trees at Near & Far Camden, giving you a taste of Cali living. If that's not enough for you, make sure to check out their inspiring rooftop terrace for a little Insta-snapping.
Put your brunch on turbo charge with Dirty Bones' decadent weekend offerings. Head to any of their four gorgeous venues where they're ready and waiting to stuff you with slow-cooked meats, cheesy burgers and boozy iced coffees, alongside bottomless cocktails for the braver brunchers.
At the Eastway Brasserie, brunch is an all-out affair - complete with a DIY bloody mary bar, free-flowing pastries and a menu full of dishes such as the fluffy buttermilk pancakes or the chorizo and sweet potato hash. Decked out with huge windows and a buzzing open-kitchen, head here on a Sunday morning for the full New York experience.
Brunch just took on a whole new dimension at Mommi's. Pushing the boundaries on what now seems to be your bog standard British brunch, Mommi offers you an international hybrid of Japanese and South American cuisines so your breakfast endeavors can go a bit global. Yes, there's purple potato pancakes to be had and yes, there's even ceviche.
Martello Hall is moments from Broadway Market and London Fields and is one of the prettiest pubs in the area. The old boozer has been transformed into a stripped back, Instagram perfect space, serving Italian plates and bottomless cocktails over the weekend.
Breakfast for, well, breakfast, lunch and dinner? The Fable have no qualms about providing you with these neat treats all day long. Piled high brunch plates and dashing drinks come as standard at The Fable where you can tuck into smoked salmon and scrambled eggs for just £7.95, all darn day on on a Sunday.
Find yourself gushing over avocados, eggs and hollandaise sauce come sun up on a Sunday? Never fear, The Drift are here. A darling spot for brunch and breakfast in Liverpool Street, The Drift boast their breakfast menu all Sunday long, with the likes of blueberry pancakes and maple syrup coming in at a delicious £7.95.
Feast your eyes on this beautiful brunch. Head over to The Coal Shed at Tower Bridge on a Saturday morning and you can chomp away on sizzling steaks, cinnamon french toast and secret smokehouse salmon with bottomless booze from just £15.
Looking for a casual brunch in West London with dining charm and gastro flair? Give The Waterside a good ol' go. A firm favourite thanks to their stunning views of the Thames, head on down for breakfast inspired bites aplenty.
Brunch at Balans is pretty much a London traditional, serving up several tasty continental treats in the morning/afternoon – and while you're at it, why not grab a cocktail or glass of prosecco.
The Perception Bar is open from the morning till night, and with it being the stylish haunt of Leicester Square that it is, it happens to be one of the best brunch destinations around. Whether you are coming for free-flowing bubbles, or detoxing with smoothies, they'll supply London's hottest Djs and the tastiest brunch dishes around.
For a delicious brunch in a stunning Chelsea members club, there's only one choice. Beaufort House lays on a spectacular spread featuring light bites like fresh pastries, omelettes and salads as well as hearty burgers and steaks which really is a sight for sore eyes. Fancy a liquid brunch? Why the hell not when you consider the venue's rich spread of wines, cocktails and champers.
The Lillie Langtry is a homely pub located a few paces from West Brompton train station in West London. Blending traditional with contemporary, the pub boasts a Victorian cocktail lounge downstairs and a kitchen that serves both brunch dishes a selection of different meats from their grill menu. Better still, the bar is constantly stocked with local ales, craft beers and fine wines.
The Eagle in Ladbroke Grove has become something of a West London favourite, thanks to its new partnership with Truman tank beers. Based just a short stroll from the area's tube station, the venue's chefs have created a menu that perfectly pairs with the fresh tank beers on offer behind the bar. Guests can expect to enjoy a range of gastro pub classics and hearty British roast dinners here.
Craving a humble breakfast in King's Cross? Then we've just the jolly for you. Not only a top base when it comes to coffee and craft beer, those headed down for brunch can enjoy classic breakfast places in a selection of themed rooms.
While many may not consider a burger restaurant in London as their first picking for an afternoon spent devouring brunch, let The Fire Stables in Wimbledon convince you otherwise. Join them for the likes of Ox springs, cured ham, fried hens eggs, chilli, sourdough toast and more.
With industrial fixture and day-glo corridors, this stunning Shoreditch restaurant offers one of the best brunches in London. Indulge in a lobster nd potato hash, or try out their take on the classic eggs benedict, featuring a Yorkshire pudding.
Swap your eggs benny for some delicious dim sum with Ping Pong. The stripped-back restaurant has an extensive menu of Chinese dishes, and on Sundays, there's unlimited dim sum and prosecco deals.
Stephen St Kitchen near Tottenham Court Road take their brunching seriously with a huge menu of breakfast food. With everything from pancakes and eggs to steak and oats, this is the perfect place to stop by before hitting the shops on Oxford Street - plus there's a bottomless Prosecco option.