Forget about breakfast, and forget about going out for lunch. Right now, if you’re out and about in London, it’s all about brunch. You can eat and drink to your hearts content, from healthy dishes to bottomless deals, brunch is the way forward. And, it all happens in the middle of the day!
Brunches are becoming a top trend for Londoners this year and we can see why. Good food, plenty of drinks, not having to get up too early and not being home too late (which of course is the best part). Plus, the drinks included are usually bottomless too. So if you choose the right ones, you’ll be filling up on food, alcohol and having a brunch to go to each and every weekend. What could possibly be better than that?
So, to make sure you get the best out of your weekends, we’ve taken a look around London and put together the ultimate brunch list for you to get stuck into.
Bounce Bottomless Brunch
Ping pong, prosseco and pizza. If this doesn’t sound like your ideal Sunday then you’ve come to the wrong place. Bounce, a bar known for it’s ping pong tables and good music, have a bottomless brunch available to you every Sunday. There’s endless amounts of prosseco for you to enjoy for just under £30, plus the new Yorkshire pudding pizzas to get stuck in to. To bring you week to an end, why not fill up on an endless supply of booze and Yorkshire pudding pizzas at Bounce?
Wing Wing K-pop Brunch
From Saturday 9th June, you can indulge yourself in an unlimited supply of chicken wings and cocktails. Sound good? Wing Wing are launching a K-pop bottomless brunch and you need to get yourself down there. Located in Hammersmith, there’s enough wings to go around, and around, and around as many times as you want (or can manage). As well as the wings (that are unlimited for five hours by the way), you can add in two hours of unlimited cocktails to wash them down with for an extra £10! Enjoy these at the brand new 5,000 square foot Hammersmith venue while listening to a selection of DJ’s and going all out in the karaoke booth.
Flight Club weekender presents to us, the brunch social. Known for their innovative ways to enjoy your drinks and play darts, Flight Club have taken it one step further with their brunch social. And what else would you want to do with your weekend other than drink prosseco, eat pizza and play darts? Not much, I’d guess. There’s eight pizza flavours to choose from and the prosseco is sure to be constantly flowing. Let’s just hope your dart skills stay up to scratch.
Big Easy Brunch
The Big Easy Bar.B.Q Crabshack offers a weekend brunch menu that’ll get your taste buds watering. If you’re fans of home-smoked barbecue pork and beef that’s cooked ‘low and slow’ then get yourself down to one of their restaurants. Whether you’re around Covent Garden, Kings Road or Canary Wharf, The Big Easy weekend brunch is available for up to 10 people so you can make it a big affair. When it comes to the drinks, you can compliment your Big Pig Gig (limitless Bar.B.Q) or Lobster Feast with a bottle of prosecco, jug of house wine, big easy brew or frozen Bacardi mojitos. Sounds good, right.
Bōkan’s restaurant, bar and roof terrace, gives you the perfect setting (and Instagram picture) for a weekend in the sun. The backdrop of Canary Wharf, combined with the mixture of local, ancient and adopted British ingredients make this an all time favourite of ours. And when it comes to brunch, head chef Aurélie Altemaire has created a stunning seasonal three-course menu to enjoy. As well as the food, of course you can wash it down with an endless supply of prosecco. And after eating, the laid-back, stylish restaurant will lead you up to the rooftop terrace on the 39th floor of the Novotel Canary Wharf where you can enjoy more drinks and views of the City.
The weekend brunch menu at Roka is made with the highest of standards. Only available on Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays you’ll need to book up quickly. The brunch menu features some of the restaurant’s signature robata and kitchen dishes as well as dessert platters that’ll leave your taste buds wanting more. A bloody mary on arrival, or if you fancy a bellini instead, Roka gives you the full Japanese experience. Looking out over Canada Square, the brunch will be your perfect weekend escape.
This brunch will give you a slightly different vibe to some of the others we’ve mentioned. You’ll essentially be taking a trip back into your childhood. However this time you get to take alcohol and pizza in with you. Ballie Ballerson is based in Shoreditch and has a selection of ball filled pits for you to get stuck into. Their offering of bottomless brunch comes around every Saturday and Sunday with endless amounts of prosecco and pizza. This ball pit cocktail bar and adult playground is one of a kind and one that your summer needs to be filled with. Enjoy the balls, prosecco and pizza while you can.
The breakfast Club
I’m sure a lot of you have already heard of The Breakfast Club. The pancakes, the burgers and of course all the bacon. But who knew they put on themed brunches every so often. A running favourite of ours is the D-I-S-C-O brunch, where they play toe tapping tracks and fill your glasses with all the prosecco you need. You can take a look at the iconic brunch menu and decide what you’re going going to fill your belly’s with, whether it’s waffles and chocolate or something more savoury, it’ll be right up your street.
Serving antipasti platters, and ‘do it yourself’ Bellini’s, there’s no better way to spend your weekends than at this Italian pit stop. Each Saturday, the party brunch is brought to life with the two hours of Bellini making, a huge variety of live entertainment and a touch of karaoke. It’s one of the liveliest parties in London, going all out in true Italian style. And if Saturday wasn’t enough for you, Bunga Bunga have responded to the high demand and created the ‘La Famiglia Brunch’ that happens every Sunday. With a more laid-back, relaxed vibe, you can enjoy the brioche buns, cured meats and renowned sour-dough brunch pizza while sitting back on the day of rest.
It may be known for being pretty in pink but that doesn’t make it that girly, does it? In fact the room where brunch is held is more of a blue colour? The Parlour (the room where the brunch takes place) serves brunch seven days a week between 11 am – 5 pm. The decor has been redesigned by proprietor Mourad Mazouz and designer Andres Ros Soto. The touch of early 90’s decadence fills the room where you can indulge yourself in bloody mary’s, a huge selection of egg dishes and Insta worthy avocado meals. If you’re after a date idea then this one could be on the cards.
Located in Sloane Square and Broadgate Circle, The Botanist offer a brunch menu that’s full of warm pastries, smoked salmon, fresh salads and grilled meats. The perfect hangover cure of good food will be satisfied at either one of these spots. However, if you’re feeling up to more of a boozy meal then head down to Broadgate Circle for a bottomless brunch. You can choose from a two or three course deal and add your desired supply of prosecco, mimosa’s, bloody mary’s, ETM wine or bottles of Heineken and Sol to the menu.
This restaurant is situated in the heart of Shoreditch and brings an element of entertainment and pleasure into your life. The space serves up some of the best Californian inspired dishes while you sit in the hues of the millennial pink decor. The bottomless brunch offer consists of limitless espresso martinis, prosecco, bucks fizz and a three course meal. And while you’re sat in this playful setting, you can get your game on with the Wheel of Certain Misfortune and the giant card game Higher or Lower. It’s time to ‘unleash your inner rascal’ over in Shoreditch.
If you head down to Big Chill Kings Cross you’ll be pleased to know that they offer a brunch menu that’ll satisfy every taste bud. Whether it’s a Big Chill breakfast, hash brown cup or simply avocado on toast, the setting for this brunch is perfect for any day of the week. This is a place to eat, drink, work and play.It has a south facing roof terrace for when the sunny days decide to show up. Plus, there are different DJs every Thursday – Saturday.
Gaucho’s Electro Brunch
Maybe one of the more expensive brunches, but definitely worth the pennies. This Electro Brunch is held at a selection of Gaucho’s across London and is on every Saturday 11 am – 4pm. It has cool beats and melodic tunes playing while you take interest in their new brunch menu. Opt for some steak and eggs, Gaucho’s benedict or chivito sandwiches while you head up to the ‘blend your own juice’ station. What makes this even better is that all the dishes and drinks are included within a set price for two hours, so you can spoil yourself until you’re about to explode.
Introducing Frunch. A bottomless Friday brunch. If you can escape the office for the afternoon, head down to Moorgate where Bad Egg has secured it’s foundations since 2014. The menu was actually created while the mother company was creating a brunch menu for their other restaurant, Smokehouse. The food on here felt like it needed a whole new host so Bad Egg was born. Monday to Friday they offer all day dining as well as an amazing brunch menu, but it really comes to life on a Friday for ‘Frunch’. From 2.30 pm there’s bottomless prosecco, mimosas and frozen slushies for you to enjoy for a two hour slot. So forget about work and head off to Frunch!
Bringing a touch of French cuisine to London, Bon Vivant have a lunch, late and brunch menu. Each selection serves up delicious meals that can be complimented with a wide selection of cocktails from the dirty pink gin cocktail to something more classic like a espresso martini (perfect for a brunch). And when it comes to the actual food menu, there’s baskets of pastries, pancakes topped with banana and maple syrup, tagliatelles aux truffles and avocado on toast just to name a few. The food gives you an element of fun mixed with a little class.
This ‘Beats & Eats’ pop-up has recently landed itself at Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen where it’s launched a bottomless brunch. The cult barbecue restaurant has combined its much loved all-American food with a selection of bloody mary’s, mimosas and prosecco. If you’re heading here for a weekend brunch, you’ll be able to choose from one of three food options, ranging from Muma T’s pancakes, fruit and vanilla ice cream to Cherry Cola Gammon and fried eggs. The endless supply of food and drinks combined, will give you the ideal weekend feast. And you can enjoy all of this while listening to the restaurant’s new luxury sounds system.
If you want a touch of Italian, we’ve got just what you need. Fucina have a selection of menus, day to night, with one of our favourites being the brunch menu. Forget out the pizzas and pastas for a moment and lets think about poached egg and avocado on toast and soft baked eggs with mushrooms and Parmesan. Or, if you do fancy a pizza, the full house breakfast pizza will fill the craving. Plus, you can add a selection of weekend bottomless drinks to your meal for an extra £20! Cocktails, wines and beers are all on the menu, so get yourself an Aperol spritz and some Italian goodness this weekend.
For a Japanese filled lunch time feast, Sakagura offers a bottomless brunch that serves up assorted tempura, maki sushi, fried chicken, salmon teriyaki and so, so much more that our list would go on and on. For £45 you can accompany your meal with champagne, house wine and Japanese boody mary’s. The restaurant was inspired by founder Tak Tokumine’s love for the old street drinking houses that were found in busy nightlife districts across Japan. The decor will take you into his vision and the food and drinks will be an added bonus to the Japanese culture.
Lost & Co
Battersea brunch club comes around every Saturday and Sunday, 10 am – 5 pm, and is more of a lunch than a brunch. But that doesn’t stop us from loving it. The funky and unpretentious hangout shows us how no nonsense urban drinking (and eating) is done. Their brunch menu has something for everyone, if you’re after one of the breakfast classics or you’d prefer a beefy burger, it’s all on offer. And, for an additional £25 you can add some bottomless bubbles to your brunch.
The Parlour want to make things a lot more personal. They want to make sure you have an experience that’ll have you running back as soon as possible. And, there’s no doubt that you’ll be left wanting more. The menus evolve every so often so it’s always about trying new things. Whether you want to start with the DIY toast or go for The (No Subs) Full Parlour Breakfast instead, the food will kick start your day in the right way. The ever changing dishes and the all time brunch classics can be enjoyed alongside an array of coffee’s, teas and juices. This is a vibrant brunch consisting of British food and drink that you won’t want to miss.
Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings
If you’re looking for something to do on the bank holiday weekends, or if you want a chic, fashionable brunch that’s going to be a bit different to your usual weekend plans, Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings will fill the gap. Located just off of Exmouth Market, the building consists of a restaurant, greenhouse, cocktail bar, cookery school and late-night underground drinking den. Sounds good, right. The brunch sounds even better. On the menu there’s whole sections dedicated to pancakes, poached eggs and savouries. Additionally you can choose from the delicious B&H breakfasts, sides and puddings. The choice is all yours, and while you’re busy deciding, why not start sipping on one of their easily elegant cocktails.
The 90’s Brunch
This ones a little different to the others in a way that the location is always kept a secret until the Monday before the event. All events are held in London so don’t worry, once you’ve booked, it’s just a waiting game to see where you’re heading off to! Tickets range from £35 – £45 and include bottomless cocktails, a three course 90s inspired meal and non stop 90s hits. As well as all of this, expect to find glitter stations, lip sync battles, dance-offs and live roller skating shows amongst other exciting entertainment. It’s a fun filled, 90s extravaganza that you won’t want to miss.
For those of you that are garage fans then this brunch will not only have your ‘body groovin’ but have you loving the idea of brunch even more. The tickets include a bottomless hour of their signature cocktail, a two course meal, and all of the garage music you could wish for. The garage fried chicken buckets consist of chicken, fries, chipotle slaw and garage hot sauce so you’re definitely going to be wanting to pre book before it sells out. The locations are all announced the week before the event so things will always be changing making it a different experience each time.
Afrobeats N Brunch
Another secret London venue brunch for you is Afrobeats N Brunch. This one is all about Afrobeats and African cultured food. It’s a new addition to the London brunch scene and because it is in such high demand so soon after the launch, this will be the first of many. Bringing you the finest dishes and cocktails from across the motherland, each event starts at 1 pm and finishes late so you can make an evening of it. Late night DJ’s and special guest performances will be at each venue, making it the perfect way to spend your Sunday funday.
Neverland Bottomless Brunch
Over in Fulham, Neverland gives you a brunch that brings a tropical flare to London. Every Sunday throughout the summer, at the Fulham Beach Club you can chill out in the beach huts and enjoy a selection of endless Prosecco, Cider and Pina coladas. This stylish venue transports you to the beach with alfresco dining, daybeds and even your own private dining areas. The brunch is available to you from £25 and includes food from Jimmy’s BBQ Club or the Pizza Shed. DJ’s are on hand to complete the vibe making this the beach away from the beach!
Mac and Wild
Available at two locations across London, Mac and Wild are bringing the best of Scotland’s produce to the City. The weekend brunch menu has everything from a Dirty Scottish Breakfast Bap to Crushed Avocado on Toasted Sourdough. The bottomless brunch deal can be enjoyed from just £21 per person for a maximum of two hours, where you can fill up on an unlimited brunch cocktails. Prosecco, Bucks Fizz, Bloody Mary’s, Bloody Scotsmans (whisky), Bloogy Botanists (gin) and Buckie Royales are all on the cards. Adding a sense of countryside to your life has never been so easy.
The Blues Kitchen
Known as London’s very own home to BBQ, Blues and Rock & Roll, The Blue’s Kitchen has introduced it’s new brunch menu. Over in their Shoreditch restaurant, they’re helping you forget about the drunken night before with their bottomless brunch offering. Every weekend, from 11 am to 4 pm, and for only £17 per person, you can get two hours of unlimited Mimosas or Bloody Mary’s. As well as the drinks to taste, the brunch menu is perfect for a hangover. Choose from an all out American Breakfast, Creole Crab Benedict, Chicken and Waffle Sandwich and other hearty meals. You’ll be back and ready for more in no time.
Bottomless Beer Brunch
Fancy a bottomless beer brunch for £30? If yes isn’t your immediate answer, you may want to move on. Whether you’d prefer limitless Four Pure Lady Lager, countless pints Draft House Session Larger or simply endless amounts of Prosecco, the brunch at The Draft House is very enticing to you beer drinkers out there. Available at a selection of houses dotted around London, the promotion is only available on Saturdays 12 pm – 4pm so you’ve got to get in there quick. The burgers, sandwiches and traditional pub main are all up for grabs with this brunch deal as well so you can satisfy all your needs.
The wide selection of French brasserie and bistro dishes are perfect for a weekend brunch session. Their weekend brunch menu includes Grilled Fillets of Salmon, Steak Frites, along with a selection of Croissants and Buns and of course the must have Eggs Benedict or Eggs Royal. So if this sounds good, you can head down to Covent garden and try it out for yourself. Balthazar have a simple philosophy, they “combine the best ingredients with the most traditional methods to produce great quality food”. And you better believe it, the food is just that.
On That Note
So there you have it, our ultimate guide on all things brunch related. You can go all out crazy with ball pits, darts, ping pong and games. Or, you can opt for something that has a touch of class where you can eat eggs Benedict and warm pastries while sipping on champagne. Nearly every brunch gives you the option to make it bottomless so if you’re in need of some fun weekend plans, brunch should be on the cards.