Top 5: UK’s Best Hotel BreakfastsBy Angelica Malin
If your favourite part of an overnight trip is the morning after, it’s about time you checked out the UK’s very best hotel breakfasts. Our pick of the tastiest starts to the day come served in some of the most stylish dining spaces too. And at the moment you’ll get breakfast thrown in for free when you book through the LateRooms.com sale. Now pass the avocado.
What: Stylishly renovated, you’ll find luxurious interiors, grand architecture and local design touches in the bedrooms at this period property. And its location on George Street, puts in bang in the centre of Edinburgh.
Eat: Breakfast is served in the Printing Press restaurant where the focus is on seasonal, local produce. Tuck into the likes of smoked haddock and poached eggs, or French toast with bacon and maple syrup – then head to the buffet to fill up on delicious staples done well.
Where: 19-21 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2PB
Price: From £145.35 (free breakfast when booked in the LateRooms.com sale)
What: On the outside it’s all shiny glass and contemporary architecture, overlooking Cardiff Bay. Inside, you’ll find rooms that are beautifully light and airy, and a stunning spa and pool to work up an appetite in.
Eat: Options include Welsh laverbread with cockles and Eggs Florentine, both are dished up in the Tempus at Tides restaurant. With views of the waterfront (that you can enjoy from the outdoor terrace), it’s definitely not the worst way to start the day.
Where: Havannah Street, Cardiff, CF10 5SD
Prices: From £98.80 (free breakfast when booked in the LateRooms.com sale)
What: Set amid stunning gardens and with views of York Minster, you couldn’t ask for a better spot in the centre of the city. Rooms come in muted neutrals that feel elegant and super relaxing.
Eat: There’s all sorts of morning delights on their menu, including bramble porridge, smashed avocado with poached eggs, and Yorkshire cheeses (alongside old favourites in the buffet, don’t panic). All served up in the trendy new Refectory Kitchen and Terrace.
Where: Station Road, York, YO24 1AA
Prices: From £109 (free breakfast when booked in the LateRooms.com sale)
What: Set in one of Manchester’s most impressive art deco buildings and in the city’s conservation area, Hotel Gotham is a glitzy place to call home for the nigh. The bedrooms are lavishly decorated, decked out in dark wood and leather, and the hotel even has its own private members club with a rooftop bar, Brass.
Eat: Breakfast is served in the 2AA Rosette restaurant, Honey. Go for the crushed avocado on granary, buttermilk pancakes or English charcuterie board, or try the Giant rolled oat porridge with an optional scoop of ice cream.
Where: 100 King Street, Manchester, M2 4WU
Prices: From £155 (free breakfast when booked in the LateRooms.com sale)
What: Sleek, intelligent design rules at South Place. Not far from Liverpool Street Station, rooms come with Bang & Olufsen TVs, extra large baths and local artwork on the walls.
Why: Go super healthy with the granola and Greek yoghurt pot, or hit up avocado and chorizo with feta, olives and sourdough. You can’t go far wrong, plus, breakfast is served until 11am, so you can lie in.
Where: 3 South Place, London, EC2M 2AF
Prices: From £166.50 (free breakfast when booked in the LateRooms.com sale)