Bank Holiday Weekend: Top 10 Bottomless Brunches in LondonBy Alicia Grimshaw
Looking for the best bottomless brunches in London? We have it covered this Bank Holiday. Whether you’re looking for an American-inspired spread or a Middle-Eastern feast, there’s something for every brunch-lover in the capital. Here’s our favourite bottomless brunches in London right now:
The Run-Down: DJ Seth Troxler is behind Smokey Tails, a pop-up serving modern Midwestern cuisine with big BBQ flavours. After their first venue in Hoxton Square, Smokey Tails have set up home in the large, laid-back venue of Electric Star Pubs first site – The Star of Bethnal Green. Come for the American-sized portions and wear trousers with some give.
Eat and Drink: For £35, choose one of five food options: brioche French toast, fried chicken with bacon and maple syrup, cherry cola glazed gammon with fried eggs, sweet onion and roasted potatoes, potato hash, fried mushrooms, fried eggs, sweet onions and vegetable gravy or pulled pork Eggs Benedict with hollandaise. And that’s not all: brunches come with unlimited pancakes (in true American-style) and one unlimited drink of your choosing. Pick from bottomless Prosecco, Mimosa’s or a signature Smokey Tails’ spicy Bloody Mary, tea, coffee, orange juice or a soft drink.
Where: 359 Bethnal Green Rd, London E2 6LG
The Run-Down: The POW Brixton Rooftop will host a bottomless brunch on Sunday (27th May) to celebrate all things disco; bringing together incredible music, karaoke, rooftop revelry, food and bottomless summer drinks. Bringing disco fever to an all-time high, the South London staple will be throwing open the doors to its famous two-tier roof terrace with a chance for everyone to dust off their dancing shoes.
Eat and Drink: It’s straightforward: pay £30 for a ticket and feast on two courses from the GoneBurger menu alongside unlimited frozen gin and tonics, disco rum punch, DJs and karaoke for a chosen two hour slot. Choose from the likes of GoneBurger’s award-nominated burgers including The Kickflip Revert, the jerk chicken and pineapple stacked The Wreckless and vegan jackfruit with chilli-slaw offering, The 50/50. Enjoy with triple cooked fries, and finish off with homemade brownies with ice cream to complete the summer extravaganza.
Where: 467- 469 Brixton Rd, Brixton, London SW9 8HH
The Run-Down: Chef Judy Joo has launched a new Korean inspired bottomless brunch at her Soho restaurant JinJuu. Feast upon Judy’s versions of brunch classics with a Seoul twist – and if you want to get into the Bank Holiday mood, pay an additional £12 to enjoy free flowing Prosecco, Hite beer from South Korea, or soft drinks and juices.
Eat and Drink: One of the best bottomless brunches in London, kick things off with either a punchy Soju Mojito or Spiced Kimchi Mary. For the main event, Judy has put her own spin on brunch favourites such as La Kimchi Madame, toasted sourdough stuffed with ham, melted cheese and kimchi béchamel sauce, topped with a fried duck egg and truffle fries and green tea pancakes, an American-style stack of matcha pancakes with mixed seasonal berries, yuja-infused chantilly cream, and maple syrup. And for pudding: bowls heaped with Korean bingsu, or ‘shaved ice’, made by passing a sharp blade around a solid block of naturally flavoured homemade ice to create pillows of thin ribbons.
Where: 15 Kingly St, Carnaby, London W1B 5PS
The Run-Down: New snappy decor and a new brunch menu – it’s all happening at Tom’s Kitchen Chelsea. Specially for the bank holiday weekend (10am-4pm), enjoy an unlimited supply of prosecco for just £15 per person extra when dining from the brunch menu.
Eat and Drink: One of ultimate bottomless brunches in London, designed by chef Tom Aikens, the menu includes savoury classics such as Eggs Royale, Eggs Benedict and Tom’s Breakfast grill as well as some more unusual options like Toms’ shakshuka eggs with Caklebean eggs, tomato and aubergine, and a decadent Brioche French Toast with caramelised apples and cinnamon cream.
Where: 27 Cale St, Chelsea, London SW3 3QP
The Run-Down: To celebrate the Sunday opening of their recently launched Brunch Banquet, Señor Ceviche has joined forces with The Rib Man (AKA creator of London’s best ribs), to bring an exclusive-to-brunch Holy F*ck Ceviche, alongside some seriously unmissable slow-cooked baby back ribs, coated with Rib Rub marinade and smothered with a specially created Peruvian hot sauce by The Rib Man himself.
Eat and Drink: From Saturday 26th May, make a weekend visit to the casa and pay £39 per person for the Brunch Banquet, which includes unlimited ceviche (yes, even the Holy F*ck), sharing BBQ dishes (yep, even those slow-cooked baby backs), and free-flowing Bellinis.
Where: 18 Charlotte St, Fitzrovia, London W1T 2LZ
The Run-Down: Sea Containers set within Mondrian London has relaunched their brunch menu just in time for the bank holiday weekend. Pay an extra £18 and you can fill your boots with bottomless Grey Goose Bloody Marys, Bellinis, Mimosas or Prosecco.
Eat and Drink: The new brunch menu includes all-day dishes such as Benedict flatbread with baby spinach, roast ham and Béarnaise sauce; slow cooked beef sandwich and fries; the ultimate cheese toastie stuffed with ham, cheese sauce and pickled avocado; smoke salmon bagel with cream cheese, chives and poached egg; and the quinoa salad with avocado foam. One of our favourite bottomless brunches in London, for sure.
Where: 20 Upper Ground, London SE1 9PD
The Run-Down: Florentine has teamed up with Lambeth-based distillery Beefeater to deliver a weekend brunch with a heavy shower of gin punch. Florentine’s Bottomless Summer Punch Brunch is available every Saturday, from 11am until 5pm, offering an expertly-concocted gin punch creation to kick start your day.
Eat and Drink: Dive in to your pick of the brunch dishes from the à la carte menu with well-loved classics including: scrambled eggs and smoked salmon; avocado and poached eggs on sourdough; eggs Florentine, Benedict or Royale, rich and tasty shakshouka or head for the king of breakfasts with the ostrich egg full English and all the trimmings. Go bottomless for only £15 extra per person and settle into free-flowing punch while you brunch. Served from vintage jugs at the table, sip the Florentine Summer Punch, made with Beefeater Gin, Maraschino, Grapefruit, Elderflower and Kamm & Sons bitters
Where: 6 Hercules Rd, Lambeth, London SE1 7DU
What: Bluebird Café has flown the nest from Chelsea and you can now find the iconic Kings Road hangout at their second home in former BBC centre inWhite City. Similar to its sister site, the brunch menu features classic bites, along with a bottomless rosé option for an extra £20 per person.
Eat and Drink: Executive Chef Simon Gregory’s modern European menu features indulgent brunch fare like the lobster and prawn roll; ricotta hotcakes topped with banana, bacon, maple syrup; and Irish Angus flat iron steak with garlic anchovy and watercress. Healthier options include the Bluebird breakfast bowl – Greek yoghurt, banana, berries, cocoa nib, coconut, goji berries and bee pollen, and the sweetcorn and green chilli fritters.
Where: Television Centre, Wood Ln, White City, London W12 7FR
What: Inspired by modern eateries from across the pond, Martello Hall in Hackney and Canova Hall in Brixton knock up pizzas and sharing dishes modelled on Italian-American comfort food. On Saturdays and Sundays come for their excellent brunch fare, and opt to go bottomless for an additional £22 per person over a 2-hour sitting with Mimosas, Rum Punch, Frizzante and fresh juices included.
Eat and Drink: Hearty pizzas are cooked in wood-fire ovens (imported from Modena, no less), bold in flavour and made fresh from 48hr fermented dough. The authentic bases are topped with combinations, including Vegan Viking (cashew cheese, pistachio pesto, red chillies, rocket and mint) or London Field (chef’s meatballs, coppa, taleggio, gremolata and oregano). Other highlights include their take on toast with avocado featuring feta, chili, roast tomatoes, lemon and nut dukkah, and toast with figs topped with mascarpone, maple syrup, pistachios and thyme.
Where: Locations here
What: Francesco Mazzei’s trattoria Radici will be open on Monday 28th May serving up classic Italian dishes alongside some fun twists on London favourites. One of the best bottomless brunches in London, from 11am-4pm, Radici will be serving their renowned Pizza Brunch and bottomless prosecco for an additional £15 over two hours.
Eat and Drink: Radici’s Brunch Pinsa for two to share is topped with smoked salmon and cream cheese, egg and avocado, and prosciutto and mushroom. Further brunch dishes, inspired by the warm climate and wonderful ingredients of Francesco’s Calabrian home region, include Eggs Calabrese with pappa pomodoro, burrata and anchovy; Cannellini bean stew with poached eggs and sausage; and Ciambotta, grilled pumpkin, mushrooms and torpedino tomatoes.
Where: 30 Almeida St, London N1 1AD