Pretty Brunches in London

It's the age-old question: what came first, the brunch or the Instagram? We all love to order lashings of avo, salmon and eggs, but if it's not on the 'gram did it even happen? Whether you're after a floral backdrop, pastel pink walls or a sun-trap terrace, this list of beautiful venues needs #nofilter. Check out our top picks of the prettiest places to eat brunch in London below. 

Last updated on 26th February 2020

Floral By LIMA

11 user reviews 5

This gorgeous Covent Garden brunch spot is the perfect place to fill up before popping down the road to catch a West End matinee. Opt for the 'Chef Selection' menu and receive six Peruvian dishes to share - think beef saltadito, sea bream ceviche and churros dipped in dulce de leche.  

Darcie & May Green

61 user reviews 5

Australian-inspired brunch dishes served up on a fairy-light adorned barge? How a boat that. Paddington based Dacie & May Green is a must-visit for any budding Instagrammers out there - with a cosy ground floor deck and sunny rooftop terrace, this waterborne eatery is sure to elevate your brunching game.

Riding House Cafe

44 user reviews 5

Just a hop and a skip away from Oxford Circus, this centrally located brunch spot is a favourite for hungry weekend shoppers. The New-York inspired eatery has long sharing tables as well as comfy booths and armchairs - perfect for sinking in to with a hot coffee. Their famed brunch menu is served up until 4pm and has a wide variety of dishes to please even the pickiest of eaters. 

If you're on the hunt for a beautiful brunch, Megan's will not disappoint. Regularly frequented by the well-heeled residents of West London (including a few familiar faces from Made in Chelsea), this Mediterranean-style eatery is known for its signature dishes including their moreish Turkish cheese fondue and baked shakshouka. 

Do neon lights, botanical greens and pastel pinks sound like a bit of you? We thought so... the Skinny Kitchen Islington is serving up low-cal dishes that come up trumps in the flavour department. The perfect remedy for an over-indulgent weekend, this place is brimming with healthier brunch alternatives, from protein-packed pancakes to falafel wraps and beetroot hummus served with avo toast. 

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When looking for pretty brunches in London, it's hard to ignore a place like Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings. The venue is awash with greenery, complemented with whitewash floors and walls - *cough* the perfect selfie-lighting.  You can munch on a selection of breakfast dishes or savoury treats, with the option to go bottomless too.

Six Storeys on Soho

124 user reviews 4

A central Soho townhouse known for its elegant interiors and velvet furnishings, Six Storeys transforms into a lively late-night venue as dusk falls. However they happen to know a thing or two about brunch too - their three-course bottomless menu includes fancy kebabs, mounds of Eton mess and unlimited espresso martinis.