5 of the Best: New Brunch Menus in LondonBy Angelica Malin
Looking for the best new brunch menus in London? From all-you-can-eat tacos (the dream) to fitness-and-food combos, here’s our top picks for the best places to brunch in London this month:
What: Following the success of Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings’ sell-out weekend brunch, B&H Garden Room is launching a stylish, delicious brunch this February.
The Lowdown: B&H Garden Room is offering twists on traditional dishes, to create something for everyone. There’s everything from steak and egg breakfast salad (go on, we dare you) to seasonal smoothie bowl, chia and flaxseed granola with coconut yoghurt and vegan waffles. Alongside this, the B&H cocktail maestros have created an innovative version of the Bloody Mary – the B&H Garden Mary, which can be tailored with different spirits, juices and salt combinations – all set to the picture-perfect background of London’s skyline.
Price: Prices vary. Book here.
Where: 10th Floor, Above Assembly Hotel, 27-31 Charing Cross Road, WC2H 0LS
What: Tucked away in the backstreets of Mayfair, Quaglino’s brings a slice of style and sophistication to London’s bustling brunch scene with its Q Brunch.
The Lowdown: Featuring live music, bottomless prosecco and a delicious menu of contemporary brasserie style dishes and brunch favourites, Quaglino’s Q Brunch is an elegant and entertaining addition to Saturday brunch. One of the best new brunch menus in London, we say; enjoy a spectacular selection of dishes, from brunch classics such as eggs florentine and buttermilk pancakes, to Jersey oysters followed by roasted gilthead sea bream.
Price: 2-courses for £30 or 3-courses for £35, with optional of unlimited prosecco for £23. Book here.
Where: 16 Bury St, St. James’s, London SW1Y 6AJ
What: Breddos Tacos has launched bottomless brunch, with all-you-can-eat-tacos and bottomless booze every Sunday. One of the best new brunch menus in London for taco-lovers, for sure.
The Lowdown: Available until 5pm at both Clerkenwell and Soho taquerias, guests go wild working their way through as many tacos as they can manage. Options include much-loved classics, like Masa Fried Chicken and Baja Fish, along with veggie-friendly options, such as the sweet potato and macadamia nut mole taco, and the black bean taco. There’s also an all new egg and avo taco with salsa molcajete, which is no doubt going to be a new brunch fave.
Price: £25 per person – add bottomless drinks for £20 per person, and you’ve got 90-minutes of endless frozen margaritas, Pacifico beer, and fiery Micheladas. Book here.
Where: Clerkenwell and Soho
What: Orrery, the French restaurant in the heart of Marylebone, is hosting Barre & Brunch – a series of brunches every Sunday, with an Xtend Barre class followed by brunch and a goal setting masterclass with lululemon.
The Lowdown: First enjoy an hour-long Xtend Barre class at Xtend Barre Marylebone with founder Catie Miller – the class incorporates elements of dance, ballet and Pilates to create an adrenaline-fuelled workout. Post workout, it’s a short walk to Orrery, where guests will sit down in the private dining room to a brunch carefully curated by Chef Patron Igor Tymchyschyn. The menu features roasted butternut squash, wild mushrooms and poached egg, Jambon de Savoie, quail egg and truffle vinaigrette and smoked salmon, orange and quail egg. There’s also a selection of fresh juices to re-energise guests, including kale, ginger and apple and spinach, beetroot and carrot juice.
Price: Tickets are £40 per person and can be bought online here
When: 10th and 24th February 2019
Where: 55 Marylebone High St, Marylebone, London, W1U 5RB
What: Market Halls’ new boutique fitness studio and concept, MOVE, is officially open to the public. Headed up by former England rugby player, Christian Lewis-Pratt, the classes are designed to incorporate cutting edge fitness expertise around functional mobility, breath work, and mindfulness.
The Lowdown: Every Saturday, there’s two Move & Munch events – a group workout followed by brunch and drinks. These sociable classes have been designed to encourage friends and strangers alike to exercise and dine together. The event includes a 50-minute intensive team-focused HIIT workout, followed by brunch downstairs at Market Hall Fulham. Guests receive 20% off brunch dishes, including the virtuous Avo’bab with avocado, feta and pomegranate and decadent English muffin with fried buttermilk chicken, smashed avocado, fried egg and sriracha. One of the best new brunch menus in London, we think.
Price: £18 per person. Book here.
When: Every Saturday at 9:15am and 10:15am
Where: More information can be found here
And one for luck…
What: New Street Warehouse’s Fish Market has recently launched Brunch off the Boat: London’s ultimate seafood brunch. Complete with an oyster and Bloody Mary station, crumpet menu, decadent seafood platters and bottomless bubbles, in the heart of the city.
The Lowdown: For starters, choose between tempting seafood treats, including dippy egg, trout roe and sourdough soldiers, smoked Peterhead kippers with seaweed butter and a crumpet royale menu, with toppings of prawn, smoked salmon and crab. Toast the weekend with bottomless bubbles before feasting on mains including London’s ultimate fish burger of smoked haddock fish cake, soft shell crab, avocado, fried egg with chips and anchovy mayo. Finish with a selection of mouth-watering desserts, including lemon posset with ginger shortbread and melting chocolate pudding with hazelnut biscuit and calvados ice cream. One of the best new brunch menus in London for seafood lovers!
Price: Two courses for £35 per person, three courses for £40 per person – including Moët and Chandon is £70/75
Where: 16 New St, London, EC2M 4TR