Whether it’s a late breakfast, early lunch or you just fancy spending a few hours at the weekend tucking into some great food and enjoying a few daytime drinks, then brunch is just the ticket. London is packed to the brim with great brunch venues and if you’re heading into Central London then we’ve got some great suggestions for you.
All Star Lanes
City of London / Bar / Restaurant / Cuisine: American
Bottomless brunch and bowling ? the perfect combination in every way! All Star Lanes, the super cool bowling alley and eatery with outlets also in Westfield Stratford, Bayswater and Brick Lane, serve up a rather splendid couple of bottomless brunch options. Choose from the bottomless beer package or the bottomless Prosecco or Mimosa package at just £19 and simply pay per dish as far as the food is concerned. A main dish must be purchased in order to get the bottomless offer but with options starting at just £8, this is a fantastic brunch deal. And of course, you can accompany brunch with a game of bowling with your buddies ? the perfect way to spend a Saturday or Sunday. Bottomless sessions
West End / Restaurant / Cuisine: Brasserie
Conjuring up images of the grand cafes of the continent, The Delaunay in Aldwych does brunch with style and flair and is best booked in advance due to its immense popularity. Served on both Saturday and Sunday, brunchers are in for a real treat at this chic, upmarket establishment on the corner of Drury Lane. Comprising of breakfast dishes as well as the full a la carte selection of lunch dishes, expect the very finest of food for those rather special brunch occasions.
Asia de Cuba
West End / Bar / Restaurant / Hotel / Cuisine: Latin
Asia de Cuba in the St Martin's Lane Hotel dishes up a rip roaring Cuban style brunch on both Saturdays and Sundays featuring a whole host of mouth-watering Latin American sharing dishes to tuck into followed by a choice of tempting mains. Knock back unlimited Mojitos, Bellinis, Mimosas and bespoke Bloody Marys with the Bottomless Brunch or opt for Cocktail Brunch, an upgrade on the Bottomless with an unlimited cocktail of choice served with your food. The Champagne Brunch is one for special occasions featuring an unlimited supply of Perrier-Jouet Brut to really get the party going. Brunch is served at Asia de Cuba every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 12pm-3pm.
Soho / Bar / Restaurant / Cuisine: Japanese
The popular free-flowing brunch at aqua kyoto has extended to Saturdays. The 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 our 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.
Holborn / Restaurant / Cuisine: Italian
Opened only recently, Margot Restaurant has already been wowing diners with its fabulous Italian regional cuisine and with a prime location in the heart of Covent Garden it is now fast to become a hot favourite for brunch in the West End too. Of course, this is brunch Italian style, with a menu filled with mouth-watering Italian inspired brunch dishes such as fried eggs with burrata and finocchiona Toscana salami or Italian lemon crepes with wild berries and mascarpone. Brunch at Margot Restaurant is served between 12pm-4pm both Saturday and Sunday.
The Draft House Charlotte Street
Fitzrovia / Bar / Restaurant / Cuisine: British
Renowned for their wondrous selection of craft beers, The Draft House on Charlotte Street has got your Saturday's sorted with their rather fabulous Beer Brunch. What could be better than a choice of six craft beers from the taps accompanied by a tasty brunch burger and fries to get the party started early on a Saturday. Price £20 on the day or tickets in advance £15.
Flesh & Buns
West End / Restaurant / Cuisine: Japanese
London's first restaurant dedicated to steamed buns and Japanese drinking food, Flesh and Buns is now a pretty fine choice when it comes to weekend brunch too. Expect fluffy steamed buns with a variety of fillings, cocktail on arrival, chips, dips and edamame, dessert and of course unlimited Prosecco, red wine or white wine. All served in an Izakaya setting, brunch starts from £39 per person.
West End / Restaurant / Cuisine: Brasserie
Indulge in a delightful French style brunch at top Covent Garden French brasserie Balthazar. Along with a range of choice from the main menu including options from the oyster and lobster bar, the brunch menu dishes up classics such as fine herb omelettes, eggs benedict and almond waffles. Why not opt for a basket of freshly baked pastries including croissants and pain au chocolat. Brunch is served both Saturdays and Sundays from 10am-4pm.
Mayfair / Bar / Restaurant / Hotel / Cuisine: British
With its new home at the InterContinental Hotel Park Lane, the Cookbook Café has taken its award winning brunch to even higher levels with a simply divine unlimited brunch on offer. The perfect way to spend a lazy Saturday or Sunday, diners can expect classic options such as waffles, pancakes, pastries and eggs whilst tapas from the Market Table buffet and roast with all the trimmings on a Sunday demonstrate why this is one stellar brunch in the capital. Add to that the unlimited choice of Bellinis, Prosecco, tea and coffee and you're in for a real treat. Brunch is available Saturday and Sunday from 12.30-3.30pm (£52 Saturdays and £60 Sundays.
Mews of Mayfair
Mayfair / Bar / Restaurant / Cuisine: British
Tucked away in a beautiful courtyard setting in Mayfair, this beautiful mews house bar and restaurant dishes up a brilliant bottomless brunch with two courses priced at just £28 and 3 courses for £33. Choose from a range of starters including eggs benedict or avocado on sourdough, main courses such as buttermilk fried chicken waffle or pork and leek sausages with champ onion mash and round off with a range of delectable desserts. Bottomless Bellinis, Blood Marys, Mimosas, beer or house wine for an extra £19 make this brunch a tempting proposition. Sundays also include a choice of roasts for the main course option. It doesn't get much better than that does it!
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