Best Places For Brunch in London

When you think of brunch where do you think of? Sydney? Melbourne? Well, London is a great destination for many reasons but there are some great brunch spots in London too! When it comes to looking for things to do in London on the weekend, brunch is ALWAYS a good option, you just need to know where to go!

Hopefully my list will help you find some amazing restaurants in London that serve an epic brunch.

Milk Beach, Queen’s Park

An authentic Australian restaurant in London, Milk Beach in Queen’s Park is renowned for its incredible brunch offerings. In fact, so popular, Milk Beach have just opened a second restaurant in Soho.

Brunch is served all day so you don’t have to worry about setting an alarm for too early in the morning. Speciality coffee beans are sourced from around the world and can all be traced back to their farms. The owner of Milk Beach has recently opened a London based coffee roasters that supplies both restaurant locations.

The Milk Beach brunch menu serves up typical Aussie brunch dishes such as sourdough with Vegemite, Avocado on sourdough with beetroot hummus and crumbled feta, overnight oats served alongside poached pears and coconut granola, and so much more.

You can book your table here.

Nopi, Soho

Friendly and swift service ensures Nopi is a stable on the central London brunch scene, due to its popular location I would recommend booking a week or so in advance.

Brunch at Nopi is a real experience with a relaxed atmosphere, beautiful dishes, and simple but tasty cooking. Dishes include Scrambled Eggs on Sourdough, Grilled Mastelo Cheese, French Toast and Shakshuka.

You can book your table here.

Where The Pancakes Are, London Bridge

The best place to get American Pancakes in London, Where the Pancakes are in London Bridge is a must visit if you love breakfast. It is also good place for brunch if you have an allergy or intolerance as these are well catered for.

The staff will always great you with a smile and the biggest bonus is you can enjoy pancakes all day. Everything is made in house with locally sourced, fresh ingredients and the 3-in-1 pancake batter is dairy-free, wheat-free and vegan.

There are an array of savoury pancakes such as the Australian Pancakes with polenta corn fritter, smashed avocado and oat creme fraiche, and also sweet pancakes such as the Banana Marshmallow with banana, hazelnut-cocoa-nib praline, basil marshmallow and choice of sea salted caramel or chocolate on top.

You can book your table here.

The Buttery, Belgravia

A place to enjoy a beautiful English garden, right in the centre of London, The Buttery in Belgravia is located within the Lime Tree Hotel. The light and airy interior is beautiful in the mornings with plenty of cosy nooks to snuggle up in during winter.

All the brunch options at The Buttery are fresh and cooked to order, including favourites such as smoked salmon with scrambled Clarence Court eggs on sourdough toast and Nutella French Toast topped with red berries.

You can book your table here.

Foxcroft and Ginger, Balham

Immaculate food and impressive service, it’s no wonder Foxcroft and Ginger is causing a bit of a buzz with their brunch. Foxcroft and Ginger in Balham, south London, is a gem that is on the verge of being noticed big time.

Their coffee is ethically sourced and 100% traceable meaning you can enjoy your coffee that extra bit each morning. You can enjoy brunch classics like smashed avo, multi-grain oat porridge, and croissants. Or you can eat something a little more filling like a Wagyu beef burger, you won’t be disappointed either way!

You can learn more here.

Sunday, Islington

Cool, laid back, and tucked away on a quiet street Sunday in Islington is an excellent choice for brunch in London. Before I go further, I would recommend visiting on a weekday if possible, it’s very small but popular, so weekends are tricky to find a table!

Unlike most places in London, Sunday is pretty reasonable with their pricing so it’s no mystery why people are willing to queue to get a seat. Their toasted banana bread comes in at £3.50, eggs any way on sourdough toast £6 and granola with Greek yoghurt, honey and fresh fruit is £5.50.

You can’t reserve a table on weekends but can during the week. Learn more on their Facebook page here.

Kiss The Koala, Alexandra Palace

Looking for a dog friendly brunch in London? Look no further. Kiss The Koala welcomes dogs just as much as they do humans, maybe even a little more.

Brunch is served all day from 9:30am in a very cute Instagrammable setting. Presentation is on the top of the agenda with plates to wow, but that doesn’t mean they have scrimped on flavour.

You can book your table here.

Sunday in Brooklyn, Notting Hill

Straight from the streets of New York itself, Sunday in Brooklyn has been a highly anticipated entry onto the long list of places to brunch in London. Visitors can expect to enjoy a casual, comforting dining experience where every day will hopefully feel like a Sunday.

The brunch menu contains salads, sweet and savoury options, and their famous pancakes along with some exquisite sides. Seasonal cocktails are served and make the perfect compliment to any dish.

You can book your table here.

Duck and Waffle, City

Talk about brunch with a view! Duck and Waffle is located in the heart of the city so naturally sits high up in a skyscraper.

This won’t be your every day brunch, on the menu are dishes such as BBQ Spiced Crispy Pig Ears, Bacon Wrapped Dates, and Duck Egg En Cocotte. Make sure you come with an empty stomach because there is a lot on the menu and some of the plates are pretty substantial.

Book your table here.

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