Brunch With A View in London

In the past few years, it seems everyone's gone brunch-mad. From cosy pubs to swanky 5-star hotels, every venue across the capital seems to want a slice of that poached-egg-and-smashed-avocado action. But to keep things light and ensure that you have a truly unforgettable experience, we've pulled together a list of all the best brunches with a view in London. From rooftop gems to cosy riverside dens, there are plenty of jaw-dropping London brunches with a view for you to enjoy. 

Last updated on 1st November 2018


135 user reviews 4

Since opening its doors at the end of 2016, Aviary in Finsbury Square has consistently drawn in a crowd thanks to its roof terrace. Now, it's firmly established itself as one of the best brunch restaurants with a view in London. Featuring all the usual suspects you'd expect to find on a 5-star brunch menu, soak up the skyline views and savour every minute at this dazzling venue.

The Castle - Geronimo Inns

116 user reviews 4

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Tucked away in Islington, The Castle is a cosy neighbourhood pub that's made a splash thanks to its flavoursome food menu and idyllic rooftop garden. Escape the bustle and buzz of North London's streets in this charming spot. With a fully stocked bar and an arsenal of fresh ingredients, it offers a stress-free way to enjoy brunch with a view in London.

Founders Arms

272 user reviews 4

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Stunning Thameside views, a welcoming environment and a brunch menu that's capable of competing with the best - yep, the Founders Arms in Waterloo has everything you need for a laid-back weekend. Whether you're chewing your way through a giant stack of fruit-laden pancakes or enjoying a balanced eggs benedict dish, the dazzling views of Westminster and Tower Bridge makes the pub one of the most beautiful brunch restaurants in London. 

The Riverside

285 user reviews 4

Situated in Vauxhall, The Riverside welcomes all its guests with a huge embrace. The team behind the venue have been drawing in Thameside revellers for years with their comfort food menu and real ale/craft beer offering. For the ultimate weekend experience, set up shop on one of the riverside tables and enjoy a freshly made brunch that packs a punch. Trust us, brunch with a view in London doesn't get much better. 

The Narrow Boat

352 user reviews 4

Anyone looking for the best brunch restaurant with a view in London has to mention The Narrow Boat. Hanging over the Regent's Canal, a table on the venue's terrace is hot property when the sun's out. Perfect for those lazy weekends, the Narrow Boat's menu features all your favourite brunch classics, such as eggs benedict and cured ham with poached eggs. Sit back, relax and enjoy a brunch with a view in London at this charming spot.

The Boathouse

187 user reviews 4

Overlooking the River Thames, The Boat House- as you've probably guessed - is a cosy pub that celebrates the area's connection with the historic boat races that took place on the river. Head out onto the deck on a sunny weekend and inhale all the great dishes on their brunch menu. Fresh flavours and a picturesque riverside setting, what more could you as for from a London brunch restaurant with a view?

Barge House

3 user reviews 5

The Barge House has taken an ordinary brunch and completed elevated it to new levels. Based on the idyllic Regents Canal, the team serve brunch with a view in London alongside dishes that'll make your mouth drop. Think hollowed out sour loaves, stuffed full of all your favourite breakfast dishes and served with a sharp bloody mary. 

The Waterside

72 user reviews 4

The Waterside is a riverfront restaurant based in West London that's made a name for itself by serving stunning brunch dishes. Available every day of the week, their brunch menu features classic dishes such as bacon and cheddar croque-monsieur and smashed avocado on toast. Side back, relax and enjoy everything this brunch restaurant in London with a view has to offer.  

Shane's On Canalside

49 user reviews 4

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Shane's On Canalside has won over many of Hackney Wick's locals, thanks to its daily bottomless brunch offer. For just £29, you can enjoy the likes of blue cheese poached eggs with bacon and buttermilk fried chicken on a toasted crumpet. But if the great menu doesn't tip you one way, the great canalside setting definitely will. We promise, you won't be let down by this brunch spot with a view in London.