Best Breakfast Spots

London

Curated by Eva Tsang

Whether you’re looking for coffee and scrumptious pastries or a mouthwateringly fry-up of eggs and bacon, do not miss the most important meal of the day. Breakfast is becoming a phenomenon in London as restaurants are paying more attention to the first meal of the day. Read our guide to the best breakfast spots in London and start your day off right with delicious French toast or the more traditional full English breakfast.


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    Restaurant

    Restaurant by star chef Jason Atherton, offering contemporary British style cooking that is simple, yet elegant. It's visually stunning dining room boasts triple height ceilings, chandeliers and amazing pieces of artwork that line the walls.

    Berners Tavern
    Photography by Nikolas Koenig
    Berners Tavern
    Photography by Nikolas Koenig

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    The Modern Pantry strives to please and excite the palate by fusing everyday cooking with modern ingredients. Chef Anna Hansen has been successful doing just that as she is well known for her inventive flavor combinations. Breakfast is no exception as fruit salads are dressed in lime and rosewater syrup, eggs are served with chorizo and caramelized plantation fritters and sugar-cured prawn omelets are cooked with smoked chilli sambal.

    Breakfast
    Provided by The Modern Pantry
    Interior
    Provided by The Modern Pantry
    Chef Anna Hansen
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    Exterior
    Provided by The Modern Pantry

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    Restaurant

    Modern all-day brasserie near Oxford Circus in the West End of London, especially popular for breakfast and brunch.

    Interior
    Photography by Stefan Karlström
    Pancakes
    Photography by Eva Tsang

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    Restaurant

    Café-restaurant in the grand European tradition located in St James' on London's most famous of boulevards, Piccadilly. The kitchen is much-celebrated for its breakfasts and its menu includes s homemade Viennoiserie, classic egg dishes and full English breakfast.

    Pastries
    Provided by The Wolseley
    Poached eggs
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    At Duck & Waffle, the view is just as amazing as the breakfast. Take the lift to the 40th floor of the Heron Tower and feast your eyes on spectacular panoramic views. Enjoy the breathtaking views with their delicious breakfast menu that consist of Colombian eggs, Sourdough toast, steak ‘n’ eggs benedict and, of course, "duck 'n' waffle" (duck confit with waffles and mustard maple syrup).

    Breakfast
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    View from restaurant
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    Breakfast
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    Breakfast at Duck & Waffle
    Photography by Eva Tsang
    Breakfast
    Provided by Duck & Waffle

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    Dishoom is a Bombay style café in London's Shoreditch and Covent Garden neighborhoods and an absolute must try for when you're craving something unique for breakfast. Enjoy delicious Bombay breakfast items like Bacon Naan Roll, Bombay Omelette and The Full Bombay which consists of akuri (spicy scrambled eggs), back bacon fresh off the flames, Cumberland sausage, tomatoes grilled on vine and toast. The atmosphere is friendly, relaxing while its décor is inspired by Persian style cafés of late twentieth-century Bombay.

    Dishoom
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    Dishoom
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    Dishoom
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    Dishoom
    Provided by Dishoom

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    The Delaunay is renowned for being one of the best breakfast spots in London. With its green leather banquette seating, dark wood, brass rails, antique mirrors and black and white marble floors, the stunning grand café gives off an air of elegance. Breakfast at The Delaunay features full English breakfast, freshly baked goods from their very own pastry kitchen, all manner of eggs, as well as homemade mueslis, fresh fruits and an extensive tea and coffee menu.

    Pastries
    Provided by The Delaunay
    Interior
    Provided by The Delaunay

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    Inspired by the great boulevard cafés of Paris, Colbert is an all-day grand café in the heart of Sloane Square. Walk inside and feel yourself transported to a chic Parisian café or opt for one of the many tables scattered along the pavement to watch the world go by. The menu is strong on breakfast as the Colbert includes a large selection of eggs and for those wanting something a little sweeter for their first meal of the day, irresistible French pastries are also available.

    Interior
    Provided by Colbert
    Interior
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    Breakfast at Colbert
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    Croque-Norvegien
    Provided by Colbert