Offering a decadent breakfast and brunch menu perfect for finessing your weekend eating schedule, The Narrow is a bar and restaurant with a lot of sex appeal. Chow down on spicy almond and avocado eggs, veggie fry-ups and baskets of pastries while you enjoy unparalleled views across the river.
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.
It's all about quirky interiors, jazzy decor and lively DJs at this Camden spot. The food is just as talked about, with lobster mac 'n' cheese and pizza cones almost as famous as the Insta-worthy walls.
Rapsa is bringing sexy Filipino food to Hoxton High Street thanks to former Ottolenghi chef Francis. Tuck into fiery seafood dishes such as soft shell crab with honey and garlic, and hand-dived scallops with radish and lime.
From rolled oat porridge with roasted pear to their signature full English with sausage, bacon and bone marrow beans, brunch at LINO is a thing to behold. Head down to this gorgeous restaurant for hearty, low-waste fare made with local ingredients.
What could be more idyllic than tucking into brunch as the sun comes up over the canal? Arepa & Co offer just that and more with their menu of vibrant Venezuelan eats in Haggerston. Stop by for brunch and explore the fiery flavours of South America with refreshing and zingy cocktails.
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.
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.
Just a stone's throw away from Tower Bridge and the River Thames, Provisioners is a brand new restaurant, part of the Dixon hotel. Identified by its vivid interiors and Instagrammable aesthetic, this spot is the perfect place to sip on mimosas and dig into avo on toast.
Known for that walkway entrance, you may have to sidestep a few Insta bloggers on your way into Restaurant Ours. The swanky West London restaurant has an innovative brunch menu made up of dishes such as miso and ginger marinated gammon and Devon crab and corn chowder- your bog-standard-brunch, this place is not.
Treat yourself to something a little fancier with your next brunch and make for the South Bank where Skylon offers gorgeous views over the river, alongside a unique selection of plates, bottomless fizz and live jazz all afternoon.
You may have to sally on down to Richmond to find this pretty little number, but it's well worth the visit. With its clean space, airy terrace and beautiful dishes, this is the perfect Sunday morning spot to peruse the papers, grab a coffee and catch up with friends.
Humble Grape has multiple venues across the city, including in Battersea, Liverpool Street and Fleet Street. Their Islington branch is characterised by its bright and airy interiors, terracotta walls and natural colour palette, all creating the feel of a Mediterranean oasis - the perfect place to escape the chaos of London's busy streets.
Set on the Kingsland Road, Map Maison is a den of botanical gorgeousness, complete with an Insta-ready flower wall and local art adorning the walls. Their affordable weekend brunch menu includes a Mediterranean-inspired dish along with 90 minutes of unlimited cocktails.
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.
Set in the heart of the city, Kitty Hawk is the perfect spot for a business brunch meeting in a beautiful setting. Open from early till late, their menu includes all your eggy faves as well as a few options for those with a sweet tooth, think brioche french toast served with bacon and maple syrup.
This Independent bar and eatery boasts bright and airy interiors, reflecting the light that pours in from its sunny terrace. Their all-day brunch menu includes breakfast tacos and eggs bennedict, washed down with a selection of unique brunch cocktails, we recommend the elderflower and earl grey fizz for a thirst quenching sip.
Just a stone's throw away from Kensington Palace, Zuaya is serving elevated Latino & Spanish tapas and sharing plates against a stunning backdrop. Fill your feed and your bellies with picture perfect creations that draw inspiration from Spain, Brazil, Mexico and Peru.
Juno Rooms do not compromise when it comes to delightful decor. This Aperol spritz based bottomless brunch experience promises to be nothing other than Insta-worthy with its elegant dishes (we're talking smoked duck benedict with Sriracha hollandaise) and unlimited glasses of your favourite summer sip.
The Barge House is a laid-back hot spot in Haggerston ready to cater for your waterside brunch needs. With huge floor-to-ceiling doors and a sun-trap terrace right on the canal, you would be hard pushed to find a more relaxing spot than this.
Canova Hall is serving up cool industrial interiors, bottomless mimosas and delicious Italian fare in a fun and lively South London setting. With a brunch menu made up of truffle tagliatelle, vegan fried chicken and Nutella doughnuts, we'd recommend you arrive in your finest pair of elasticated trousers.
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.
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.
The Flatmates are inviting you to spend the morning after the night before in their cosy flat-themed restaurant. Kick back and sink yourself into one of the plush armchairs before digging into a classic brunch menu served family-style and washed down with some top-notch bloody marys. When can we move in?
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.
Want the beauty of sitting outside even in the winter months? Cue Dalloway Terrace with its beautiful foliage-adorned wall, outdoor heaters and snug blankets. A popular influencer hotspot, this Fitzrovia-based eatery ticks all the boxes for a beautiful brunch setting.
Winner of a DesignMyNight award for their vegan food and brimming with millennial pink interior goals, Genesis is a plant-based spot serving up creative brunch dishes and organic cocktails. Menu highlights include the seitan 'chicken' burger and kimchi fries, almost too pretty to eat... almost.