If the idea of springing out of bed bright and early at the weekend to catch up with your friends is enough to see you dragging the duvet back over your head then this guide to the best restaurants for brunch in London may well offer the perfect solution. Combining elements of both breakfast and lunch, dishes on brunch menus tend to offer an appetising mix of light and more filling dishes. The best restaurants for brunch in London can be found all across the capital but we've selected only the very best for your perusal.
4-6 Essex Road, Islington, London, N1 8LN
(020) 7359 5361
Meat People is a steakhouse restaurant on Essex Road. Meat People serves high quality and reliably sourced steaks as well as wines from around the world and retro cocktails.
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100 Hoxton is a stylish restaurant offering an innovative fusion menu where East meets West. With a striking interior, 100 Hoxton is ideal for any occasion.
100 Hoxton Street, Shoreditch, London, N1 6SG
(020) 7729 1444
The Exhibitionist Hotel, 8-10 Queensbury Place, Kensington, London, SW7 2EA
(020) 7915 0000
100 Kensington is a stylish restaurant offering an innovative Asian fusion menu.
240 Regent Street (entrance 30 Argyll St), Soho, London, W1B 3BR
(020) 7478 0540
aqua kyoto's brunch menu has three great options; unlimited bubbles and bellinis at £49, unlimited Veuve Clicquot Champagne at £65, or you can choose your own drinks from the menu and have the dining option for £34. Executive Chef Paul Greening has updated the dishes included in the brunch feast; enjoy a stunning Omakase sushi and sashimi platter, Prawn tempura with unami, kimchee and garlic sauce, Robata chicken with spring onion yakitori or Wagyu beef yakitori. Available on Saturday between 12-4pm and Sunday 12.00-6.15pm.
Level 31 The Shard, 31 St Thomas Street, London Bridge, London, SE1 9RY
(020) 3011 1256
aqua shard, located on level 31 of The Shard, serves innovative contemporary British cuisine and boasts breath-taking views from its main dining room and atrium bar.
A short walk from from Clapham Junction station, Ben's Canteen is a relaxed space where you can enjoy great food and drinks.
140 St John's Hill, Battersea, London, SW11 1SL
(020) 7228 3260
Bishopsgate Kitchen offers a rustic European menu serving dishes such as chorizo scotched quails eggs, marinated artichoke hearts and mint and roast vegetable couscous. A full English breakfast is also available daily.
Brushfield Street, City, London, E1 6AN
(020) 7247 3802
The Breakfast Club specialise in all day breakfasts consisting of such delights as The Full Monty, bacon and eggs, porridge, muesli, waffles with bananas and maple syrup, and an array of tempting bagels. Very reasonable prices too.
33 D'Arblay Street, Soho, London, W1F 8EU
(020) 7434 2571
Bumpkin offers authentic, home-from-home British cooking using fresh, seasonal and local produce served in comfortable surroundings with a touch of rustic simplicity. Enjoy country inspired cuisine alongside fine wines and premium beers including Bumpkin Ale which is their very own beer brewed in the heart of Kent. Head to Bumpkin at the weekend when they offer a Saturday lunch menu or a traditional lunch with all the trimmings on a Sunday. Bumpkin serves brunch every weekend from 10am on Saturdays and 11am on Sundays.
102 Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, London, SW7 3RD
(020) 7591 5445
Duck and Waffle is on the top floor of the Heron Tower. The restaurant is open 24 hours a day and offers an amazing brunch menu including ox-cheek Benedict and Colombian eggs. The star of the show is, of course, the duck and waffle - a crispy duck leg confit and fried duck egg served with mustard maple syrup.
40th Floor, 110 Bishopsgate, Bishopsgate, London, EC2N 4AY
(020) 3640 7310
Exmouth Market Grind is a coffee shop, bar and restaurant located on the famous Exmouth Market in Clerkenwell. Their brunch menu includes chrozio stuffed dates and breakfast burritos as well as the obligatory unlimited prosecco.
8-10 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London, EC1R 4QA
(020) 7278 5333
Kensington's Ffiona's is a well established, cosy neighbourhood restaurant offering a menu of classic British dishes. Using locally sourced produce, a typical menu may include steak and kidney pie, chicken kiev and sticky toffee pudding. At the weekends Ffiona's offers an Anglo-American brunch menu which includes bacon and eggs, buttermilk waffles and American pancakes.
51 Kensington Church Street, Kensington, London, W8 4BA
(020) 7937 4152
Rewarding brunches without the pretension in Chiswick courtesy of the High Road Brasserie.
High Road House, 162-170 Chiswick High Road, Chiswick, London, W4 1PR
(020) 8742 7474
Conveniently located in Covent Garden, Indigo at One Aldwych offers a Modern European menu in a vibrant and friendly setting. Indigo's meals are creative and gluten and dairy-free. Indigo at One Aldwych offer a special brunch menu on Saturdays and Sundays only.
One Aldwych, 1 Aldwych, London, WC2B 4RH
(020) 7300 0400
42 Gloucester Avenue, Primrose Hill, London, NW1 8JD
(020) 7722 2800
Michael Nadra Primrose Hill offers a menu of Modern European cuisine made with mainly UK sourced produce. The venue also boasts a chic bar area and an elegant garden close to the Regents Canal.
Brunch at the Pantry includes poached tamarillo, Greek yoghurt and Manuka honey (£5.50), soft boiled eggs and buttered vegemite soldiers (£4.20) and smoked streaky bacon, slow-roast tomatoes, buttered mushrooms (£7.60).
1st Floor, 47-48 St Johns Square, Clerkenwell, London, EC1V 4JJ
(020) 7553 9210
Brunch at Rail House Café feature a menu of nine different ways to enjoy your eggs, including the unique Hollandaise Burger Twist: 'Burgerdict' (poached egg, beef patty, hollandaise, American cheese, on English muffin), 'Green Tea Waffles' (with coconut and berries) and 'Shakshuka' (baked egg with tomato, feta, avocado, parsley, sourdough toast).
Nova, 8 Sir Simon Milton Square, Victoria, London, SW1E 5DJ
(020) 3906 7950
The Floral Hall, Stoney Street, Borough, London, SE1 1TL
(020) 3006 6111
Within a landmark London building, the culinary treat that is Roast awaits. Using the finest of the country's seasonal produce a restaurant has been created that is dedicated to the best of British cooking. Enjoy brunch using the finest, locally sourced ingredients at Roast.
The Table is located behind Tate Modern and the hustle and bustle of the Southbank. Head chef Shaun Alpine-Crabtree brings an impressive pedigree and a fresh take on modern dishes. The Table's popular brunch menu includes 'The Stack', a towering inferno of deliciousness!
83 Southwark Street, Southwark, London, SE1 0HX
(020) 7401 2760
131 Waterloo Road, Waterloo, London, SE1 8UR
(020) 7928 5086
Waterloo Bar and Kitchen is a stylish restaurant attached to the back of the Old Vic Theatre. At Waterloo Bar and Kitchen you will find a concise choice of meals that are complemented by a good selection of wines and other drinks.