Don’t miss any of London’s best breakfast spots…
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day!
And London has quite a few spots to enjoy the meal… however you like it.
From pancakes to fry ups, we’ve rounded up some of our favourites for 2019 including those all important bottomless brunches… well, January is nearly over, right?
Take a scroll through some you should try this year!
Ask For Janice
Open from 7.30am and based on the edge of Smithfield’s Market, AFJ is the perfect pit stop for an early morning coffee or for those passing through on their daily commute. Perfectly crisp on the outside while soft and pillowy on the inside, AFJ’s homemade crumpets (£3) are a must for those who love a quintessentially British breakfast.
Served with an array of homemade jams and lashings of salted butter, there are also plenty of other delicious baked goods to choose from and an array of larger plates including Chargrilled sweetcorn fritters, AFJ sweet chilli and tomato jam with poached egg and Longley farm crème fraîche (£8) or Poached plums, roasted buckwheat custard, almond crumble (£7).
Visit Ask For Janice, 50-52 Long Lane, London EC1A 9EJ
Indulge in weekend brunch from pop-up restaurant concept SOOD Kitchen at Italian wine bar BOTTLES on Brushfield Street. Combining Italian warmth with London edge, the 2-storey wine bar is a relaxed and buzzy space that’s wholly dedicated to the enjoyment of food and wine.
Spilling out into Old Spitalfields Market with it’s own floral terrace, BOTTLES is the perfect weekend destination brunch spot. Examples include: fried egg sandwich, guanciale, mozzarella, roasted garlic and chilli mayo, potato frittata, pepper fennel & dill salad (v) and oak smoked salmon and avocado on toast, seaweed and orange hollandaise.
Visit BOTTLES, 67 Brushfield Street, London E1 6AA
Those not partaking in Dry January can book Bottomless Brunch from 10am-4pm (£22) on Saturdays and enjoy brunch classics such as Eggy bread, smoked bacon, caramelised banana, maple syrup (£9.50) and Cornish new potato and fresh pea hash, barrel aged feta, poached egg (£10).
Brunch cocktails including a Pink Apple Fizz(Prosecco, apple, cranberry, cinnamon, lemon) while for those abstaining from booze for this month, Coin Laundry has just launched a ‘Dry(ish) January’ menu of low and zero alcohol cocktails including Kombuchas and Lavender Horchata.
Visit Coin Laundry, 70 Exmouth Market, London EC1R 4QP
Kaspar’s at The Savoy
Renowned for its luxurious seafood selection, Kaspar’s at The Savoy has put a twist on the traditional classic eggs Benedict and one of their favourites is Cornish Crab Benedict (£17).
Diners can treat themselves to a toasted English muffin topped with perfectly poached eggs and a hollandaise sauce slightly spiked with lemon and bacon. For those not fond of fish for breakfast, Kaspar’s also offers delectable sweet treats such as the rich and sticky Blueberry Pancakes with caramelised banana and maple syrup (£16).
Visit Kaspar’s at The Savoy, The Strand, London WC2R 0EY