Mother’s Day 2022: Where to Brunch in LondonBy Angelica Malin
Mums love brunch (read: free-flowing bubbles). And if you’re after perfectly poached eggs and Prosecco, we’ve discovered 5 brunch spots knocking out sensational late morning feasts on Mothering Sunday.
What: Taking place on Sunday 27th March, the Mother’s Day brunch features a menu of brunch classics and optional free-flowing bubbles. Adding a unique aspect to this experience, you’ll also be able to pose for a live caricaturist and take home an artistic memento.
Eat and Drink: The generous offering includes all the brunch favourites; an array of traditional dishes such as eggs Benedict as well as other dishes such as the ‘Gantry Burgster’. Don’t miss the selection of desserts – think salted caramel cheesecake and Spanish churros.
Where: 40 Celebration Ave, East Village, London E20 1DB
What: Head to Oblix West to enjoy the Mother’s Day Brunch, curated by executive chef Marcus Eaves to include a selection of starters for the table, the choice of a main course and an array of sides, and complete with bottomless alcohol options.
Eat and Drink: Starters include Burrata with olives and Datterini tomatoes; smoked salmon flatbread with imperial caviar and cream cheese; and Jumbo prawn cocktail with gem lettuce and spicy cocktail sauce. For the main event, choose from some of Oblix’s signature dishes including BBQ black cod with coriander salsa, and Oblix pepper steak with creamy peppercorn sauce complimented by sides including truffle and parmesan fries, and tenderstem broccoli with preserved lemon and chilli, followed by a dessert platter designed to share.
Where: 32 London Bridge St, London SE1 9SG
What: Four Seasons Hotel London at Park Lane’s new Sunday Brunch is packed with indulgent dishes, creative cocktails and vintage Champagne – and it’s all starting in time for the weekend of Mothering Sunday.
Eat and Drink: From savoury and sweet through to vegetarian, indulgent dishes include a sharing seafood platter for two; steak and eggs with salsa verde; and a decadent eggs royale with Acipenser caviar with lighter options of courgette flowers with ricotta and tomato confit. On a sweet note, there’s fluffy buttermilk pancake stacks generously topped with sweet ricotta and berries; warm waffles with clotted cream and caramelised citrus fruits, and a grand sharing apple Tarte Tatin for two – a new signature brunch addition from newly appointed Executive Pastry Chef, Yam Lok Hin.
Where: Hamilton Place, Park Lane, London, W1J 7DR
What: If it’s a classic brunch you’re after, head to iconic Clerkenwell townhouse Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings for its renowned weekend offering. The menu features a variety of quintessential brunch dishes and delicious classics with a B&H twist which can be enjoyed alongside free-flowing Bloody Mary’s, Bellini’s, fizz or B&H Verdita’s.
Eat and Drink: Highlights include Crab and Lobster Dog with poached eggs, hollandaise sauce (served mustard style) in a toasted brioche hot dog bun, served with French fries; Vegan Breakfast comprising scrambled tofu, sourdough toast, confit roast tomato, sauteed button mushrooms, crushed avocado, falafel and baked beans; and Overnight French Toast – egg-soaked brioche topped with toasted pecan and caramel sauce.
Where: 42 Northampton Rd, London EC1R 0HU
What: On Mother‘s Day weekend Skylight Peckham is serving brunch alongside panoramic views of the city at the much-loved South East London rooftop.
Eat and Drink: Dishes from chef Karan Ghosh include, French toast with mulled wine poached pear, and burrata with tropea onions, smoked aubergine and toasted sourdough. The brunch also includes free-flowing prosecco or offers the chance to try one of the special brunch cocktails such as, the ‘Breakfast Martini’ with Absolut Vodka, homemade strawberry puree, fresh lemon and aquafaba, as the perfect Mother‘s Day tipple.
Where: Tobacco Dock, London E1W 2SF