Whether you’re after an Australian-style breakfast spread or a hearty big breakfast, here’s where to get the best brunch and breakfast in west London…
Photo: Darcie and May Green
1 The Buttery, Belgravia
An idyllic option for warm, Spring mornings, The Buttery, situated within the Limetree Hotel, boasts its very own hidden garden, where they will be serving up a classic brunch menu from Monday through until Sunday until 3.30pm. Mouth watering and Instagrammable sweet options include the nutella french toast and vegan smoothie bowl, whilst those in the mood for something savoury will enjoy the stracciatella on toast or the smoked salmon and eggs. The Buttery is the perfect option for enjoying a late breakfast before heading for a stroll in nearby Green Park.
Address: 135-137 Ebury Street, Belgravia, SW1W 9QU
The Hari Il Pampero Brunch, Belgravia. Photo: The Hari
The Buttery’s breakfast, Belgravia. Photo: The Buttery
2 Il Pampero at The Hari, Belgravia
Inside Belgravia five star hotel, guests will find Il Pampero, a stylish Italian restaurant boasting an authentic Italian brunch experience. Available every Saturday and Sunday from 11.30am, the menu features traditional Italian dishes such as pizzas and pastas as well as lighter, brunch suitable options including french toast with fried egg and truffle, as well as pancakes with banana, tonka beans and dulce de leche. Tea and coffee is available, as well as a selection of apéritifs – think negronis, aperol spritz and espresso martinis.
Address: 20 Chesham Place, Belgravia SW1X 8HQ
3 Darcie & May Green, Paddington
For a slightly alternative brunch experience, punters should head to Darcie & May Green – but don’t be surprised when you stumble across two vibrantly painted canal boats. Exclusively designed by legendary British pop artist Sir Peter Blake, the canal boats have been transformed into bustling, Aussie inspired all day dining locations. With strong influences from Melbourne and Sydney cafe culture, menu highlights include sweet options such as buttermilk blueberry pancakes and house maple granola, as well as savoury picks like sweetcorn fritters and smashed avocado on charcoal sourdough. Brunch is served from 10am until 3.30pm Monday until Saturday, and 12pm until 3.30pm on Sundays.
Address: Grand Union Canal, Paddington W2 6DS
Darcie and May Green, Paddington. Photo: Darcie and May Green
Ricotta hotcakes, Granger & Co. Photo: Granger & Co
4 Granger & Co, Notting Hill
Granger & Co has perfectly captured all the components of an Aussie brunch right here in London. The venue boasts easy going vibes, whilst the Notting Hill location further adds to the laid back, neighbourhood feel. The avocado heavy menu is focused on feel good ingredients and the types of dishes you’d find at a typical Bondi brunch spot. A trip here isn’t complete without ordering the ricotta hotcakes with banana and honeycomb butter, paired with an iced matcha latte – the perfect Spring brunch meal to enjoy whilst sitting outside in the alfresco area. The brunch menu is available daily until 12pm.
Address: 175 Westbourne Grove, Notting Hill W11 2SB
5 The Good Life Brunch at Sette at Bvlgari Hotel, Knightbridge
Sette’s weekend brunch is your chance to luxuriate in the impossibly stylish restaurant steeped in timeless Italian glamour. Available on Sundays only, The Good Life Brunch can either be three or four extravagant courses, and can either be more lunchy, or more breakfasty, depending on what you’re craving. Dishes include creamy, cheese-laden polenta with truffled mushrooms, and a selection of handmade pastas covered in elegantly simple sauces such as tomato and basil spaghetti or short rib and bone marrow agnolotti. You can make it bottomless if you feel like free flowing champagne, or you can try one of the several bloody Marys from the bloody Mary bar.
Address: Ground Floor, 4 Knightsbridge Green, SW1X 7QA
Bottomless brunch at Sumosan Twiga, Knightsbridge. Photo: Sumosan Twiga
No. Fifty Cheyne, Chelsea.
Photo: No. Fifty Cheyne
6 BOTTOMLESS BRUNCH AT SUMOSAN TWIGA, KNIGHTSBRIDGE
Japanese Italian fusion restaurant Sumosan Twiga’s Saturday bottomless brunch sees you quaffing your choice of champagne, cocktails, beer, wine and spirits as while you feast on dishes such as maki rolls; chargrilled beef rib eye; tortelloni with ricotta, lemon and bottarga; and goats cheese, spinach and hazelnut salad. Live music – from dj sets to saxophonists, drummers and freestyle dancers will entertain you and bring the party vibes.
Address: 165 Sloane Street SW1X 9QB
7 No. Fifty Cheyne, Chelsea
A picturesque venue overlooking the River Thames and Albert Bridge, No. Fifty Cheyne has as Saturday brunch (11am-3pm) that is an indulgent treat worth cutting short a sleep in for. For brunch, the kitchen plates up the likes of French toast with brioche and whipped apricot ripple cream with crispy bacon; crushed avocado with fresh chilli and poached eggs; and Iberico eggs benedict on toasted muffins with hollandaise. There’s also more lunchy dishes such as steak tartare with truffle vinaigrette. Add a cocktail to your meal or go bottomless.
Address: 50 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, SW3 5LR