London's Best Breakfasts

It’s not called the most important meal of the day for nothing, you know. Whether you're keen to kick things off with a classic full English or are keeping it green with a fresh juice and a dose of avocado on toast, these places are delivering the goods, and then some. Stomach rumbling already? Check out our top picks for the best breakfasts in London here to start fresh in the morning.

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Last updated on 1st July 2024

Sky Garden

Looking for breakfast with a view in London? Head to Sky Garden for a delicious coffee or tea paired with a tasty pastry - all for £9.50. While eating, you'll get to take in the panoramic views of the Thames and admire the lush greenery at the venue.

Market Halls - Top London Sites

Offering some of the finest breakfast munch in the capital, these excellent Market Hall venues in Fulham, Victoria and the West End are fronting more than just some eggs benny and a bit of toast. Get ready for fresh coffees and a plethora of international eats.

1 Lombard Street

There's nowhere more elegant to start your day than 1 Lombard Street, a historic grade-II listed building in the heart of the City. You'll find a domed ceiling, all-white interiors and simple wooden furnishings here, and the menu is equally refined. Whether you fancy cinnamon French toast, freshly-baked pastries or a classic full English, you'll find everything you're looking for here.

Two Course Breakfast for £18

@ Gallio on Various dates from Tuesday 16th July 2024

Canary Wharf's Gallio is a Mediterranean restaurant that's making sure you get a taste of the Eastern parts of the region - and breakfast time is no exception. Taking pride in halal meats, freshly-baked bread and sustainable, quality food, these guys serve up two courses for £18 in the mornings; complete with bottomless soft and hot drinks. Otherwise, spend an extra £10 for bottomless prosecco, which you can use to wash down tiramisu overnight oats, eggs benedict-topped flatbreads with Aleppo chilli hollandaise, and full breakfasts.

Scarlett Green

Daisy Green's city-wide venues offer the perfect setting for drawn-out get-togethers with friends. Scarlett Green is one of top picks for breakfast in Soho; boasting an amazing selection of Aussie treats, including the group's signature 'fancy bacon roll' which contains poached eggs, crispy onions, back bacon and hollandaise tucked inside a paratha roti.

M Restaurant Threadneedle Street

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M Restaurant Threadneedle Street offers one of the best breakfasts in London. The 120-cover restaurant is popular with the City's workers thanks to its impressive menu of premium cuts of steak. In the morning though? The swish spot specialises in all things full English, with smoked streaky bacon, chorizo sausage and organic eggs taking centre stage.

Megan's - Various Sites

If you're looking for the best breakfast in London, you can't go far wrong at Megan's. Found all over the city, from Battersea to Angel, the quaint restaurant group can be easily identified thanks to its signature blue interiors and menu of Meditteranean brunch delights, from loaded flatbreads to fluffy pancakes.

Balans - Various Sites

Open from 8am every single day and with locations spanning Soho, Stratford and Shepherd's Bush, Balans Cafe is the perfect choice for grabbing a delicious continental breakfast in the capital. Each venue boasts an individual identity yet retains the same high quality of food and service. 

Chestnut Belgravia

Head over to Belgravia where cafe and bakery Chestnut is fronting one of the best breakfasts in London. Enjoy a range of brunch plates built around their indulgent pastries and signature sourdough from the gorgeous surrounds of their alfresco terrace.

The Depot

The Depot not only offers gorgeous interiors and a beautiful beer garden, but its menu is equally as impressive. Swing by for breakfast and feast on dishes such as fresh toasted crumpet topped with eggs, shallots and hollandaise, corned beef hash and, of course, the classic full English. 

Brother Marcus Angel

A delectable brunch spot in Camden Passage, Brother Marcus Angel has their Eastern Mediterranean crowd-fave Step Sister dish on offer filled with goodies like sweet potato and feta fritters. Don't miss out on their freshly brewed coffee and cold-pressed juices for the perfect Sunday morning pick-me-up.