Brunch is about to get a whole new makeover… Now that spring is finally here – although the weather is typically being a bit temperamental – we’re almost certain you’ll be on the search for the best outdoor brunching spots in the city and luckily for us Londoners, the city has a plethora of options. 

From boozy brunches to avocado toast with riverside views, here are the best 20 alfresco brunching spots to head to.

 

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The Good Egg

The favourite of so many, The Good Egg has become renowned for its eggy content. As you’d expect, most of their dishes come served with a healthy helping of eggs. Expect brunch dishes of salt beef reuben pita; babka french toast; and zhoug fried egg cornbread. 

Their Soho branch is where to head for outdoor brunching though, home to a heated, covered courtyard, perfect for all of the British weather this spring-summer throws at us.

As you’d expect, most of their dishes come served with a healthy helping of eggs.

Ground Floor, Kingly Court, Kingly Street, Soho, W1B 5PW

www.thegoodegg.co

No 197 Chiswick Fire Station

For those partial to minimalist interiors, head to No 197 Chiswick Fire Station for interior inspo and delicious brunching options. And their muted white and wooden colour palette seeps into their walled garden, hidden at the back of the restaurant. In the summertime it becomes flooded with sunlight and provides the perfect backdrop to any brunch occasion. 

Their bottomless brunch is back in action providing diners with free flowing drinks, a sunny waterfront location and a DJ to soundtrack your afternoon.

197-199 Chiswick High Road, Chiswick, W4 2DR

 www.no197chiswickfirestation.co.uk

The Happenstance

With views that look out over St Paul’s Cathedral, delicious brunch options and alfresco seating, The Happenstance is the perfect place to while away your weekend in style. 

Choose from breakfast cocktails, including three tasty Bloody Mary options depending on your tastebuds, before making your way through their foodie bites. Think corned beef hash with poached egg and mustard hollandaise; warm baked jalapeno cornbread; and buttermilk chicken and waffles.

10 Paternoster Square, EC4M 7DX

www.drakeandmorgan.co.uk

The Cellar, Kindred

Kick start your weekend in style at the newly renovated Cellar at Kindred. Located inside the members’ club, the restaurant is open to the public, and serves up some of the best brunch dishes in Hammersmith. 

Available until 3pm, tuck into the likes of green shakshuka with grilled flatbread; red curry shrimp and fennel omelette; and French toast with ricotta, rhubarb and pistachio.

Tuck into the likes of green shakshuka with grilled flatbread; red curry shrimp and fennel omelette; and French toast with ricotta, rhubarb and pistachio.

Bradmore House, Queen Caroline Street, Hammersmith, W6 9BW

www.wearekindred.com

Caravan 

The perfect King’s Cross location, Caravan has become renowned for its signature breakfasts, brunches and cocktails. 

Make the weekend extra special by booking a table for one of their alfresco brunches, where you can delight on seriously tasty dishes like vanilla pancakes with lemon curd cream cheese, poached rhubarb and pumpkin-sumac praline; broken lamb meatballs with grilled aubergine, tahini labneh, crispy chickpeas, pickled red onion, boiled egg, chermoula and flatbread; and bacon chop, bubble and squeak fritters, poached eggs, minted pea salsa and aleppo chilli.

1 Granary Square, King’s Cross, N1C 4AA

www.caravanrestaurants.co.uk

The Little Orange Door

For the ultimate brunch experience, book in for London’s most colourful. The Little Orange Door is home to bottomless brunch, complete with either Prosecco or fruity rum punch. The experience is best paired alongside their signature bites, from house cured salmon with pea, feta and mint with poached eggs on toast to pancakes with woodfire fruit, sour cream, roast nuts and honey. 

If you don’t fancy going bottomless, they’ve got some great cocktail options too, including the Mean Girls, made with Metaxa 12, Mozart White, cherry and blueberries. 

Or, head over to Notting Hill’s The Little Yellow Door for bottomless rum punch, sweet pancakes and balmy alfresco vibes.

16A Clapham Common South Side, Clapham Common, SW4 7AB

www.thelittleorangedoor.co.uk

Coppa Club

From riverside views to moreish brunch options, Coppa Club ticks all of the right boxes. We love their Tower Bridge venue thanks to its stunning views overlooking the Thames and its legendary landmarks, but also because of its breakfast bites. 

Book into one of their iconic igloos, order a round of coffees and tuck into artisan pastries, buckwheat and rye pancakes and crushed avo and eggs.

If you aren’t London located, Coppa Club also has venues across the country, from Brighton to Sonning, all with outdoor dining options to soak up those sunny rays.

Various Locations

www.coppaclub.co.uk

The Wright Brothers

Enjoy seafood at its finest thanks to The Wright Brothers. With three London locations, the seafood specialists serve up some of the freshest fish in the capital. 

At the weekend, head to their riverside venue at Battersea Power Station for their brunch offering. Delight on oysters to start before tucking into Devon crab on toast; smoked salmon with scrambled eggs and toast; steak, egg and chips; or go to town with their house shellfish platter. It’s complete with oysters, Dorset clams, Atlantic prawns, brown shrimps, mussels and whelks.  

Battersea Power Station, Borough Market & South Kensington 

www.thewrightbrothers.co.uk

London Shuffle Club

Fancy pairing your weekend brunch with some fun activities? Book in for London Shuffle Club for a bite to eat and some friendly competition. 

Once you’ve won a round of shuffleboard, sit down and enjoy the boozy bottomless brunch. Available every Saturday and Sunday, it’s packed with two-hours of bottomless Prosecco or beer and handmade sourdough pizzas.

 

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4 Ebor Street, Shoreditch, E1 6AW

www.londonshuffle.com

Skylight Peckham

Relax to the sounds of soulful jazz while indulging in fusion food and fizz at Skylight Peckham. The sister bar to the iconic Tobacco Dock venue, the brunch menu features all of your favourites with an added twist. 

Think French toast with mulled wine poached pear, cardamom maple syrup, toasted hazelnuts and vanilla chantilly; and burrata with tropea onions, smoked aubergine and pepper, n’duja and toasted sourdough.

Theatre Walk, 120 Peckham Hill Street, SE15 5JT 

www.skylightbars.com

Sloane Place Restaurant

Home to breezy outdoor tables positioned with people watching in mind, Sloane Place Restaurant is perfect for a lazy weekend brunch. They offer an exciting menu of fresh brunch dishes, from their house-favourite blueberry pancakes and homemade nutty granola to Schnitzel holstein and fresh seafood. There are plenty of vegetarian options and a boozy brunch option with unlimited Prosecco, Bellini and more.

60 Lower Sloane Street, Chelsea, SW1W 8BP 

www.sloaneplace.com

The Richmond Club

Richmond’s first private members’ club, The Richmond Clubs offers a delicious bottomless brunch complete with unlimited Prosecco, ABK Hell Beer or Aperol Spritz every weekend. 

The Club’s brunch menu contains all the favourites, best enjoyed in the fantastic garden – a true hidden gem in West London. Extend your stay and enjoy your favourite tipple on their Whisky and Cigar Terrace, whilst relaxing to the soothing sounds of their 100-year-old water fountain.

Served throughout the Club, in the pagoda and garden areas, grab your friends and sip into the summer with spritz, brunch classics and sunshine. Sign us up! 

115 – 117 Kew Road, Richmond, TW9 2PN 

www.therichmondclub.uk

Dalloway Terrace

If it’s brunch with a side of Instagrammable interiors you’re after, look to Dalloway Terrace. The Bloomsbury hideout is renowned for its seasonal floral makeovers, with this spring-summer installation created by award-winning floral designers Early Hours. The terrace is adorned with blossom, tulips and ranunculus. 

The terrace is adorned with blossom, tulips and ranunculus. 

A special brunch menu has also been created, featuring the likes of rainbow acai and Dalloway’s toasted banana bread to start, and buttermilk pancakes, baked shakshuka and superfood spring green salad for main.

16 – 22 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, WC1B 3NN

www.dallowayterrace.com

Madison Restaurant

Boasting views over some of London’s most iconic buildings including the giant rotunda of St Paul’s Cathedral, Madison Restaurant should be on your go-to list immediately, if you haven’t already ticked it off.

It’s the ultimate spot for brunch thanks to their New York brunch inspired menu. Choose two or three courses of hoisin duck bon bons with cucumber and spring onion; yellowfin tuna and octopus ceviche tostadas; lobster Benedict; maple brioche French toast with pulled pork, fried egg, pickles and bourbon BBQ sauce; or go truly American with fried chicken and waffles. 

Don’t miss out on dessert of pretzel pecan pie with maple syrup and bourbon clotted cream, or deep fried apple pie slathered with miso caramel sauce and salted caramel ice cream.

 ONE NEW CHANGE, ST PAUL’S EC4M 9AF

WWW.MADISONLONDON.NET

NAC

Known for their Instagrammable interiors and modern French cuisine, Mayfair’s NAC also boasts a beautiful outdoor terrace that’s just perfect for whiling away your weekend, people watching and munching your way through their delectable brunch offerings.

Served on Saturday and Sunday, NAC’s brunch menu is filled with dishes such as poached eggs with spring greens, hollandaise and muffin; ricotta pancakes, dulce de leche and banana; acai bowls; and crushed milk chocolate cookies and Frosties soft serve.

Known for their Instagrammable interiors and modern French cuisine, Mayfair’s NAC also boasts a beautiful outdoor terrace that’s just perfect for whiling away your weekend...

41 N Audley Street, Mayfair, W1K 6ZP

www.naclondon.co.uk

Aqua Nueva

Skip the holiday this year and indulge on the next best thing: brunch at Aqua Nueva! The free-flowing brunch will see you enjoying Prosecco and cocktails, alongside a selection of tapas favourites. Think padrón peppers, rustic tomato bread, croquettes and classic Spanish tortilla. And if it’s not quite as sunny as the Spanish isles, fear not as they have outdoor heaters. 

Looking for something a little different? Try brunch on Aqua Kyoto’s covered terrace instead.

5th Floor, 240 Regent Street, W1B 3BR
 www.aquanueva.co.uk

Hans’ Bar & Grill

Located just a stone’s throw from Chelsea’s Sloane Square, Hans’ Bar & Grill offers a plethora of options, including exciting all-day dining, family brunches, late morning coffees and early evening cocktails. But it’s the brunch we want to steer your attention to. Expect eggs every which  way, from florentine to royale, omelette to poached. 

If you’re plant-based, fear not as they have a delicious veggie breakfast that can be adapted to include vegan halloumi or falafel, alongside spinach, portobello mushroom, smashed avocado, roast plum tomato, hashbrowns and toast.

11 Cadogan Gardens, Chelsea, SW3 2RJ

www.11cadogangardens.com

43 Buckingham Palace Road, SW1W 0PP

www.bbarlondon.com

Bbar

Taking place under London’s largest living wall, bbar’s alfresco brunch is not to be missed. You’ll find them serving up a selection of South African dishes, from chilli bites and boerewors eggs benedict to their signature ‘son of a gun’ buttermilk chicken burger. 

Inside you’ll hear the party vibes keep going with live music, colourful botanical paintings, touches of leopard print and black-and-white wildlife shots from conservationist Mike Myers.


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