The 10 Best Brunches in London

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Weather you are located West or East we've got you covered! London is a place where there are more brunch places than inhabitants per square meter. True story! But how to decide which restaurant is tasty, not too pricy and no too 'hipster'. Let us help you with the ultimate Hibiscus & Nomada Food Guide to the top 10 Best Brunch Places in London.

West London

1. Pizza East


Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner this place is heaven on earth! Located at the end of Portobello Road Market, when you enter Pizza East you feel like you are in Italy. The concept is simple, Italian cuisine, white and blue tiles, the cooks prepare the meal in front of you, and the marble table makes it luxurious. Kids are more than welcome and lovers can enjoy their delicious coffee by the terrasse outdoors.
First Floor, Pizza East Portobello Road, London
What to eat?

- Granola, yoghurt, raw acacia honey  

- Avocado on toast, poached eggs, chilli with extra cured salmon

- Pizza burrata, tomato, aubergine, pesto

- Salt baked salmon

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Tag them on Instagram @Pizzaeast

2. Lowry & Baker


Felling homesick and wishing Mom had prepared you breakfast? Lowry & Baker is the remedy you need. The cuteness of a neighborhood coffee house serving breakfast, sandwiches and homemade cakes.
What to eat?

- Toasted english muffin with poached eggs, baby spinach, honey roast ham & taragon mayonnaise

- Banana bread toasted with butter

- Toasted brioche with ricotta, banana, blueberries & maple syrup

Tag them on Instagram @Lowryandbaker

3. Golborne Deli


Fresh & Quality Food is the must at Golborne Deli Italian place. Enjoy an early morning coffee soaking up the sun in terrasse with a very friendly and smiley staff. The music from the 60's will no doubt make you in a good mood! They also have a wide variety of meals and cakes dairy-free, gluten-free, wheat-free etc. 
Golborne Deli & Bistro
What to eat?

- Chicken avocado salad

- Granola with organic yoghurt & mixed fruits

- Eggs benedict

- Deli club ciabatta sandwich

- Almond milk cappuccino 

View their Food in pictures here 

Tag them on Instagram @Golbornedeli

4. Cafe Phillies


Located near High Street Kensington, not far from Hyde Park, this little cute cafe offers breakfast/brunch, fresh juices, delicious salads, home made cakes, and very importantly a good cup of coffee! The staff is funny and friendly and the food...oh that food.
Home made Granola - Greek Yogurt - Fresh Fruits - Drizzle of Honey & Very Berry Smoothie
What to order?

- Halloumi Salad

- Home made granola, greek yoghurt, fresh fruit & dizzle of honey (see picture)

- Pancakes with bacon & maple

- Carrot Cake

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Tag them on Instagram @Cafephillies

5. Ottolenghi


Even before stepping in you will be attracted by their beautiful window full of cakes. How not to stop? The concept is simple you can choose a salad or a meal and add anything from the counter. Yes you will want to pick everything, yes everything is delicious!
Ottolenghi Restaurant in Notting Hill
What to order?

- Butternut Squash With Ginger Tomatoes And Lime Yoghurt Salad

- Green Herb Salad

- Braised Artichokes With Freekeh Grains And Herbs

- Grilled Peaches, Apricots And Figs With Scented Yoghurt

- Fig, yoghurt and almond cake

- Walnut and halva cake

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Tag them on Instagram @Ottolenghi

East London

6. Barber & Parlour


Part of the Soho House  (don't worry you don't need to be a member!), this place on Redchurch Street is the must-go brunch in East London. Don't be surprised if you end up spending your day (and you money) there. Why? You may ask, simply because it feels like home. Open kitchen, comfy sofas, great coffee, Nail bar, barber shop, old school cinema....yeah say it, it's heaven! Not to mention their menu! Similar selection to Pizza East (same house) you will come back every Sunday to try everything from their variants of eggs to their fresh juices.
Barber & Parlour Restaurant Area
What to order?

- Avocado, chilli, lemon, poached eggs 

- B&P: bacon, banana, blueberry pancakes (yes both!)

- Asparagus, pancetta, parmesan, croutons, poached egg salad (featured image)

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Tag them on Instagram @Barberandparlour

7. Counter Albion


Cute little cafe ideal for reading your book or working on your laptop. They have a wide selection of salads and different types of bread. Yes it is very healthy and light but so delicious!
Counter Albion Salad Bar
What to order?

- Goats cheese with wheat, spinach, candied roots, beetroot and cucumber

- Fennel & courgette quiche

- Salted caramel chocolate tart

- Lemon Cake

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Tag them on Instagram @Albion_counter

8. The Book Club


Nice atmosphere in this Victorian House East London coffee place where you get eat, drink, think and meet people. The place is famous for their exhibitions, afternoon cocktails, brunch and ping pong tables.
The Book Club Bar Counter
What to order?

- Huevos rancheros (Olé!)

- Full English Breakfast

- Porridge Pecan praline, banana, blossom honey and blueberry compote 

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Tag them on Instagram @Thebookclubec2

9. Cereal Killer Cafe


This is the best breakfast / brunch place where you will go back to your childhood. Check them out, the inside is absolutely amazing. Beds replace seats and the wall is full of Cereal boxes (+120). Pick yours, as well as toppings and milk flavour. Get early in the queue as you may be waiting for a while. Trending brunch place in London...big time! It's open from 8AM to 8PM. Who said having a cereal bowl for dinner was a bad thing?
Cereal Killer Cafe in Brick Lane
What to order?

- Special k protein crunch 

- Quaker oats apple cinnamon granola

- Jordans country crisp honey + nut

- All bran flakes

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Tag them on Instagram @Cerealkillercafe

10. Franze & Evans


Are you looking for fresh, tasty & healthy in Shoreditch, boom here we go: Franze & Evans! Quite well known for their delicious salad and fresh juices, come i early or late as it gets busy during brunch time but the service is quick.
Franz and Evans Dessert Selection
What to order?

- Carrot Cake

- Lemon Meringue Tartelette

 - Scrambled Tuscan Eggs Prosciutto, Sun Blush Tomato 

- French Toast Banana, Bluberry & Maple

- Blended Smoothie Mango & Cardomom 

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Tag them on Instagram @Franzeevans
Images: courtesy of each restaurant

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Bon Appétit!

Marion Payen
, Founder of Hibiscus & Nomada

“Travel far enough, you meet yourself”

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