Where to Brunch This Bank Holiday Weekend – 24/05/19By Angelica Malin
Head spinning with all the political crisis? Bottomless cocktails to the rescue. Here’s where to brunch in the capital this Bank Holiday weekend:
What: Famed for its eclectic mix of art and traditional British dining, Old Compton Brasserie is one of Soho’s best contemporary dinner spots. And now they’re launching a brand new brunch!
The Lowdown: The menu stays true to its British roots featuring a Full English and Eggs Benedict, and Twice Cooked Brioche French Toast and Sweet Ricotta Pancakes for those with a sweeter tooth. Light and healthy options include Coconut and Lychee Chia Pudding served with mango puree and the very popular Crushed Green, an avocado and pea mash served with avocado tahini, mixed seeds and cherry tomatoes on toast. There’s also bottomless cocktails on offer; include the Riesling Rumble, a refreshing mix of Rag & Bone Riesling, Aperol, grapefruit and prosecco, the Bloody Spicy Bloody Mary, a blend of Eristoff Vodka, OCB spices, tomato juice and crispy bacon.
When: The new brunch menu is available between 12 noon and 4pm during the week and 10am – 4pm on weekends. Bottomless cocktails or prosecco cost £20 per person, in addition to the main meal and are available between 10am and 4pm every Saturday and Sunday.
Where: 34 – 36 Old Compton St, Soho, London W1D 4TT
What: Q Disco Brunch – iconic live music venue and restaurant Quaglino’s are hosting an amazing Q Disco Brunch this Saturday 25th May 11:30am – 2:30pm. .
The Lowdown: Sip on free flowing bubbles and enjoy delicious brunch dishes crafted by Executive Chef Nuno Goncalves whilst enjoying disco tunes from DJ Joel. If you aren’t too full from the food and drink, you’ll find it hard to resist a boogie! 2 courses for £40, 3 courses for £45, free flowing Prosecco £27, free flowing champagne £60
Where: Quaglino’s, 16 Bury St, St. James’s, London SW1Y 6AJ
What: Serata Hall has recently brought a breath of fresh air to Old Street roundabout having launched last month. Serata Hall takes busy Londoners’ from early morning coffee, through to late night cocktails, and everything in between.
The Lowdown: Serata Hall offers a delicious weekend brunch with the option to go bottomless; everything from avocado on toast to pizzas, and standout pasta dishes, such as the Truffle Tagliatelle, made with gorgonzola, walnuts, mushrooms, truffle oil and pink peppercorns. Catering to East London’s plant-based crowd, the popular Fried Vegan ‘Chicken’ is also on the brunch menu, with other vegan options including Beetroot Gnocchi and Vegan Viking Pizza. For something sweet make sure to try the mouth-watering Italian doughnuts.
Where: Serata Hall, 207 Old St, London EC1V 9NR
Photo credit: Johnny Stephens
What: Get down to Battersea Power Station for a weekend brunch with some extra spice, served under a quirky railway arch.
The Lowdown: Vivek Singh brings his signature modern Indian cooking to Battersea Power Station, serving up a stunning Weekend Power Brunch. Highlights include Bombay scrambled eggs and Keema paratha; American pancake, spiced honey and garam masala ice cream; and Railway style lamb curry with pilau rice; with sides of masala mash and 24-hour cooked black lentils. Wash all down with Cinnamon Kitchen’s signature Power Mary, a twist on the classic. For groups of four or more, the Power Station Feast is your best bet, at £29 per person.
Where: 4 Arches Lane, London SW11 8AB
What: Rotate is launching a brand new Bottomless Brunch menu this Saturday – just in time for the Bank Holiday weekend.
The Lowdown: Diners can expect UNLIMTED Prosecco, Mimosa, Bloody Marys, beers and soft drinks to match with one main and one side from their food resident Tiger Bites (BBC Two’s Million Pound Menu), a renowned Asian-fusion street food brand. This will be served alongside resident DJ’s playing the funkiest jams – available every Saturday from 1pm-3pm, at £35 per person.
Where: 1 Bath Place, Rivington Street, London EC2A 3DA