Six of the best brunches in London

Looking for the perfect place to brunch? Look no further

What can be better than a long and lazy meal that combines the best bits of breakfast and lunch? From tipsy brunches to stripped-back food, here’s where to find the best place to spend a leisurely couple of hours in the capital…

Sexy Fish

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Following the success of brunch parties in Las Vegas and Sydney, Sexy Fish’s signature event Sexy Brunch has come to Mayfair. Serving up a new Asian-focused menu every Sunday, the restaurant brings classic brunches with a twist such as tofu hash browns with smoked salmon. And if you fancy a tipple with your meal, Sexy Fish boasts the largest Japanese whisky collection in Europe. Take a look here.

26 Grains

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Intimate and chic, 26 Grains has a beautifully simple brunch menu that ranges from savoury avocado-on-rye to honeyed dukkah loaf. Based in Neal’s Yard in Covent Garden, the café is inspired by Scandinavian lifestyle and prides itself on selling food that embodies comfort. Pair your meal with fresh mint tea; you’ll leave feeling refreshed and revitalised. For more information, click here.

Darwin Brasserie

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This restaurant can be found high up on the 36th floor of the Sky Garden building, overlooking the Thames. An unlimited weekend brunch menu has just been launched, which offers as many starters and desserts as you could possibly want. These include salads, fresh summer greens and indulgent tiramisu gateau. For more information, have a look here.

New St Grill

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The New St Grill can be found nestled in the streets of Shoreditch, offering their Saturday brunch menu. On it you can find a very British dishes consisting of roasts and josper-grilled steaks. This 18th century warehouse’s old-school vibes create a brunching experience that can be enjoyed in the restaurant or their new botanical terrace. Craving a glass of bubbles with your meal? You can enjoy bottomless prosecco for an extra £15. For more information click here.

The Bluebird Chelsea

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Radiating elegance, the Bluebird Chelsea is a popular venue known for its appearances in the television show Made in Chelsea. Along with plenty of drinks offers, this classy restaurant serves traditional European food. The weekend brunch menu includes New Yorker eggs, oysters, and tempting steamed seabream. Keep an eye out for their pop-up events; this year they are hosting everything from yoga to wine tasting. Take a look here.

Jar Kitchen

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Perched along Drury Lane this spot is perfect for a bite before heading to a matinee. With a menu that includes everything from wild mushrooms to pork enchiladas, there’s enough choice to keep you coming back for more. For those looking to enjoy a boozy afternoon, the Jar Kitchen hosts bottomless brunches every Saturday, offering unlimited prosecco, Mimosas or Bloody Marys to enjoy along with your food. Take a peak here.


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