Discover the best restaurants in London with our favourite new go-to weekend brunch spots serving up everything from heavenly eggs to a very unique version of the full English breakfast…
Jason Atherton’s Social Wine & Tapas has joined London’s burgeoning brunch scene with the introduction of a Spanish-inspired brunch menu designed for sharing. The menu spans plates of modern tapas-style dishes made using only the best of British produce – split into six sections ranging from small ‘para picar’ plates to larger plates. Dishes include: jamón and manchego toastie with quail’s egg to one of Jason’s signature dishes – the full English breakfast – combining tomato fondue, mushroom ketchup, slow cooked egg, potato foam, smoked pancetta and black pudding. Brunch is available every Saturday from 12:00pm until 3.30pm and U can opt for the ‘Feed Me Brunch’ offer (priced at £20 per person) – offering a surprise selection of brunch plates to share (including some off-menu specials).
Contemporary Japanese fine dining restaurant (located on Chelsea Green), offers up a weekend bottomless brunch concept. Every Sunday from 1pm until 6pm, a three-course menu is served up alongside limitless sake, prosecco and white wine. Starters include freshly prepared rolled sushi and edamame and Japanese-infused pork steamed buns and then choose from their signature plates: sous-vide cooked Salmon Teriyaki, pan fired Poussin with Teriyaki sauce or 12 hour slow-cooked pork belly with balsamic miso and apple salsa. Priced at £50pp for 3-courses plus bottomless drinks. Brunch is available for 2 hours from your booking time.
Acclaimed three Michelin-starred chef Eneko Atxa (of Spanish restaurant Azurmendi fame) has taken inspiration from his home town of Bilbao to create one of the best restaurants in London’s first Basque-style brunches – served at the One Aldwych – his first London restaurant. The authentic menu is rooted in the region’s rich gastronomic heritage and traditional flavours – expect dishes featuring Gernika beans with Savoy cabbage and piparrak; a signature dish featuring scrambled eggs, sautéed potatoes and jamon and also Asador charcoal-style grills including duck breast with green Gernika peppers and Rhug Estate rib eye steak with spring onion salad – alongside a range of Basque-inspired aperitovos. Brunch is available every Saturday (from the 4th February) and every diner receives a complimentary glass of cava.
After opening its doors to critical acclaim last October, Italian favourite, Margot, is now serving up a weekend brunch menu. The menu includes a selection of brunch classics with an authentic Italian twist, such as poached eggs served with avocado bruschetta and crispy pancetta and crespelle al limone (Italian lemon pancakes) with wild berries and mascarpone. There is also a selection of cocktails and fresh juices. Brunch is available every Saturday and Sunday from 12:00 to 16:00 and can be enjoyed against the backdrop of one of London’s most beautiful restaurant interiors.