Tucked just off Shoreditch High Street, this cafe with in-house bakery, cake counter and fresh fruit/veg outside is the perfect spot for a relaxed and leisurely breakfast (...or cake and coffee). Modestly priced food serving seasonal produce with ingredients from around the UK.

2-4 Boundary Street, Shoreditch, E2 7DD


Bethnal Green

Situated on the quiet streets of Bethnal Green, Bistroteque offers chic and stylish dining in an impressive bright, white and airy room. Great place to head if you fancy something a little smarter than a local cafe but still offers a great array of brunch dishes.

23–27 Wadeson Street, E2 9DR



The Bach

Broadway Market

Lovely little cafe on Broadway Market with beautifully presented dishes which are equally as delicious. Recommend the figs and ricotta on toast!

12 Broadway Market, E8 4QJ or 98 Hoxton Street
Hoxton, N1 6SG

 The Book Club


The Book Club has everything you need; a spacious upstairs room for 'daytime eating, drinking, thinking and meeting' that transforms in the evening to offer a variety of events from live music, to thought provoking talks and speed dating. They also provide a good breakfast - recommend the fruit and caramel sauce pancakes.

100-106 Leonard Street, London, EC2A 4RH


Bourne & Hollingsworth

Bourne & Hollingsworth

 Bourne & Hollingsworth


One of the most popular brunch spots in London and who can argue with the stunning Garden Room and Bottomless Bellini's or Bloody Mary's. The food also lives up to the hype too - a booking is a must!

42 Northampton Road, London, EC1R 0HU





The B E S T avocado on toast. Enough said. My current go to brunch spot at the moment.

Pavilion on The Corner
White’s Row, E1 7NF






For when you fancy something a little different to avocado on toast and pancakes. While this Bombay chain may be best known for their curries, they serve up a mean breakfast. I recommend the Bacon Naan Roll and Bombay Omelette!

7 Boundary St, E2 7JE



A firm favourite with my boyfriend for their Cinnamon buns! Don't forget to grab a fresh loaf of bread before heading home too.

Arch 385, Geffrye St

Elvia Waffles - Duck and Waffle

Elvia Waffles - Duck and Waffle


Duck and Waffle

Liverpool Street

Located on the 38th floor of the Heron Tower, this spot is perfect to take in the city views while dining on some fantastic food. The waffles live up to the hype - I recommend the signature 'Duck and Waffle' or the 'Full Elvis' for those with a sweet tooth (best brunch dish I have had!).

110 Bishopsgate (Heron Tower), 38th Floor, EC2N 4AY


 Friends of Ours

Old Street

A few minutes stroll from Old Street station, Friends of Ours is a popular spot with the locals. They offer interesting twists on classic brunch dishes such as Duck Benedict or Lemon Ricotta Hotcakes.

61 Pitfield Street, Hoxton, N1 6BU

 The Good Egg

Stoke Newington

A well thought out menu with influences from both New York and The Middle East. Despite the name, the menu contains a lot of egg free options. Bookings not available for brunch.

93 Church St, Stoke Newington, N16 0AS


Old Street / Clerkenwell / Whitechapel

While it has become more chain like in the past few years, there is a reason it is so popular and expanding throughout the city. Grind offers great coffee and a delicious brunch - their vegetarian breakfast is still the best I have had!

Multiple Locations


Old Street

Aussie brunch spot with a chilled atmosphere and a brunch menu inspired by down under. Corn fritters, pulled pork bap and matcha french toast... expect a queue at weekends!

2, Oliver’s Yard, 55 City Road,  EC1Y 1HQ


Pavilion Cafe

Victoria Park

Studying just a small walk away from Victoria Park meant that this cafe was the perfect study break during the summer. One of London's best park cafes, serving variations of the full english, pancakes and eggs every style you can want. Ideal for warm summer mornings!

Victoria Park, Crown Gate West, E9 7DE

Pavilion Cafe, Victoria Park

 Morty & Bob's

London Fields

The first task if finding the place... tucked away down Netil Lane and up a few flights of stairs you'll emerge into a bright warehouse space filled with plants (major 'East London' vibes). Great avocado on toast but really can't beat a classic bacon bap!

Neil House, 1 Westgate St, E8 3RL



There is a reason you’ll find queues outside this little cafe in Barnsbury at the weekend. A lengthy brunch menu with all the usual suspects. I particularly love that you can order half size portions of pancakes - ideal when you’re wanting both sweet and savoury!

Instagram: @sundaybarnsbury

169 Hemingford Road, London N1 1DA

Towpath Cafe

De Beauvoir/Hoxton

On a warm day (or if you're a feeling brave during the colder weather) take a walk down the canal to this brilliant cafe serving food with locally sourced ingredients. The best spot to people watch.

36 De Beauvoir Crescent, Hoxton, N1 5SB

The Vincent


Great big windows, plenty of plants and an open fire - pretty much my favourite kind of interior. This local cafe has a great, relaxed atmosphere with fantastic (and huge) brunch menu which make you want to return to try more!

2 Atkins Square, Hackney, E8 1FA


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