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.
This gorgeous spot in the heart of Angel is the only place you'll want to head if you're looking for a pretty brunch in London. With bright airy interiors and a menu of delicious Southern Italian eats, they're also throwing in a bottomless offering of prosecco or seasonal spritzes every weekend.
A quirky brunch spot in North London, Laki Kane's weekend offering includes a mouthwatering three-course Thai feast, washed down with 90 minutes of free-flowing cocktails. Choose between four sips, from the classic Tommy's mai tai to the fruity granadilla collins.
Perfectly perched on Wandsworth Common, The Skylark Café is a pretty place for brunch in South London. With stunning grasslands and wildflowers surrounding the space, this old Victorian farm house adds plenty of rustic charm to your morning feasting.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Home to one of East London's prettiest brunches, Lantana Café Shoreditch really knocks it out of the park when it comes to their delicious Aussie meets world fusion cuisine. With its hand painted mural, elegant eats and impressive drinks selection, it's one stunning place to dine.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
For one of the prettiest brunches around, check out Aubaine in Mayfair. They feature a top-notch bottomless deal, where you'll get to enjoy one hour of free-flowing drinks, alongside 2 scrumptious dishes - think classic eggs benedict and truffle scrambled eggs.
Beautiful food in a plush setting? You'll find it all in Chelsea Funhouse's Jolie, a pop-up restaurant inspired by Renaissance France. The space is kitted out with rich hues, wacky decorations - including a Champagne puking unicorn - and comfy sofas, while the menu features tasty crêpes and Croque madame.
We know that getting that perfect Insta snapshot is almost as important as tasty bites. So, be sure to check out Dear Grace on Wood Lane for their awesome weekend brunch menus, which include breakfast classics, bottomless bubbles, and of course, stunning interiors.
When you think of the best brunch spots your mind probably doesn't go to Canary Wharf, but you'd be missing out if you didn't give this East London gem a go. Complete with free-flowing drinks, waterside views and a DJ playing summer tunes. No.35 Mackenzie Walk's bottomless brekkie is a great way to start the weekend.
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.
For one cracking bottomless brunch, head to Icon Balcony Bar at Empire Casino, and you'll get live music, alongside your meal. Choose from fluffy pancakes to smoked salmon on avo toast and everything in between, as well as unlimited prosecco for £35.
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.
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?
There's no doubt about it; Restaurant Ours is one of the most beautiful places to eat in London. And lucky for us? They host regular bottomless brunches, which see you tucking into three courses, sipping unlimited drinks and enjoying live entertainment.
Bubba Oasis are bringing all the Miami-vibes to Angel with a pretty brunch on their must-visit rooftop. Enjoy gorgeous furniture, a littering of trees and all the pastel they could muster alongside high-energy brunches come the weekend, complete with music and rum punch.
Looking to get your brunch on somewhere pretty? The Corin is the Tooting Broadway bar that's coming up trumps. Not only does its inside decor boast living walls, giraffe statues and opulent chandeliers, but its rooftop garden is a sight to behold, offering beaut vistas and leafy surrounds.
The Rooftop Brunch at NO.3 goes above and beyond your average pretty London brunch event. Offering endless views across the City skyline, NO.3 at 'SMITHS' gives its guets the cahnce to soak up the sun with cocktails, prosecco and plenty of mouthwatering brunch dishes.
Brunch really becomes Smith's Bar & Grill. Not only is this joint stunningly styled inside, but it also overlooks the Grand Union Canal and is adorned with pretty pink blossoms. Even better? The brunches are a sight to behold, with unlimited prosecco, bellinis, and mimosas alongside two classic dishes.
Head over to Fenchurch Street where this gorgeous rooftop bar is not just bringing you one of the prettiest dining rooms in the city, it's also got a mean brunch menu to get stuck into, including eggs, savoury french toast, confit duck and fried eggs, alongside a few more unique plates.
Perfectly perched in Mayfair, Avenue is easily one of London's prettiest brunch destinations. Settle into their plush surroundings before diving into a menu of seasonal British cuisine with a particular focus on quality fish and seafood, with perfectly paired bottles to boot.
A South American-inspired oasis in the heart of Paddington, Ayllu is one of West London's slickest brunch spots. Swing by on the weekend to feast on Peruvian cuisine washed down with free-flowing prosecco.
Who says a pretty brunch can't be super tasty? Not The Phoenix London. Head to this much-loved spot for their fabulous bottomless brunches with unlimited margaritas, spritz, mimosas and some delicious food options.
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.
One of the most beautiful places for brunch in London, Mare Street Market is serving up weekend feasts in Hackney. Grab a table in the cool space and tuck into Turkish eggs with flatbread, poached peaches on French toast, black bean burgers or smashed avo on sourdough whilst sipping on a steaming cup of coffee.
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.
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.
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.