One of London’s most loved weekend rituals, brunch is fast becoming one of the most important meals of a Saturday; an occasion to revive, imbibe and share with friends and loved ones.
Whether you're looking for spicy baked eggs, avocado on toast, fresh sushi and sashimi or bottomless bubbles, discover a new favourite brunch spot right in the heart of London on Regent Street.
Roux at The Landau
The Langham London, 1C Portland Place, W1B 1JA
On Sundays, the impeccable Roux at The Landau is transformed into a luxury barn with farmhouse tables adorned with herbs, florals and wicker baskets of seasonal produce; welcome to The Roux Farmhouse Brunch.
Whilst live music provides the backdrop to your afternoon, choose from a ‘Farm Table’ buffet of classic brunch options, including Scottish smoked salmon, pâté en croute, truffled eggs Benedict and an opulent seafood selection of Cornish oysters on ice and native lobster cocktails. Those with a sweet tooth can opt for the ‘Dessert Buffet’ featuring decadent sweet treats including Paris-Brest, Mayan chocolate mousse, and Tarte Bourdaloue to name a few. Heavenly.
Available for 12pm, 12.30pm, 1.30pm and 2.30pm bookings on Sundays (2 hour seating time).
£49 per person including coffee and tea, or from £75-£90 per person dependent on your choice of free-flowing bubbles or Bloody Marys.
To book click here or please call (44) 20 7636 1000.
Heddon Street Kitchen
3-9 Heddon Street, W1B 4BE
Bustling and friendly, with an outdoor terrace for dining alfresco, Heddon Street Kitchen is the perfect brunch spot to gather with friends and family alike. Gordon Ramsay’s team whip up timeless brunch favourites from poached eggs and smashed avocado on sourdough, organic baked eggs with spicy chorizo and ricotta, to its own refined version of the classic English breakfast.
For £35 per person, you can choose one of these dishes alongside free-flowing prosecco, or else we recommend opting for one its indulgent breakfast cocktails from £7 each. The Michelada; a blend of tomato, tobacco, Worcestershire sauce and pale ale is a refreshingly different twist on the traditional Bloody Mary.
Available from 10am to 1pm. To book click here or please call 0207 592 1212.
8 Heddon Street London, W1B 4BS
Described by Time Out as “somewhere you would actually find in Japan…with impeccable service, excellent food and attention to detail in bounds…” Sakagura is fast becoming the must-visit foodie hotspot in London’s West End.
Its bottomless brunch is a bespoke menu of all things moreish, including tempura, sushi and sashimi, followed by delectable dishes including teriyaki, yakitori and nigari sushi, all served with unlimited bubbles. If there's still room for something sweet, spoil yourself with a palate cleansing Japanese ice cream to finish. The perfect spot for a relaxed brunch with friends, Sakagura is one of the highlights of Heddon Street.
Book now on 020 3405 7230 or for more information visit the website here.
25 Heddon Street, W1B 4BH
For those looking to have their taste buds taken on a culinary adventure, look no further than Momo’s weekend brunch, offering a variety of exotic delights. Dishes include homemade fragrant tagines, roasted lamb with spiced couscous and more traditional brunch options including scrambled eggs with feta and tomato. Be sure to order one of its bubbly ‘momosas’ on the side too, which perfectly complement the dishes’ spicy flavours.
Available every Saturday and Sunday from 11am until 3pm. Book online here.
5th Floor, 240 Regent Street (Entrance 30 Argyll Street), W1B 3BR
Boasting panoramic rooftop views of Regent Street and oozing sophistication, brunch at aqua kyoto feels like the ultimate weekend indulgence. A set menu of eight gorgeous Japanese dishes is served with your choice of free-flowing bubbles or bellinis. Expect dishes such as the fragrant white miso soup with tofu, elegant sushi and sashimi platters and robata chicken spring onion yakitori; or for a supplement of £10 you can opt for its melt-in-the-mouth wagyu beef yakitori.
From £34 per person (or £49-£65 per person with free-flowing bubbles). Available Saturday between 12noon – 4pm and Sunday between 12noon – 6.15pm.
To book click here or call 020 7478 0540.
Ralph’s Coffee & Bar
173 Regent Street, W1B 4JQ
With a relaxed equestrian vibe, Ralph’s Coffee & Bar is the perfect spot for laid-back weekends. Its custom blend, roasted Colombian coffee is worth a visit alone, but you can also indulge in its all-day menu of classic breakfast dishes from smoked salmon bagels to a medley of oats, granola and fresh fruits.
4 Heddon Street, W1B 4BS
On weekends, Aubaine serves up its ‘Unlimited Brunch Menu’ where for just £15 per person you can enjoy a plethora of favourites, including eggs many ways (from Benedict, Florentine or served up on a bed of avocado on toast), assorted fruits, granola, pastries and classic French toast. All is served with your choice of free-flowing prosecco or house wine. They also have a smaller classic brunch menu, for those looking for something lighter, which is great for families. As always at this relaxed French restaurant, expect good value and tasty food, with dishes starting from £6.
The Unlimited Brunch Menu is available Sat-Sun between 12noon – 4pm, in the private dining room downstairs. All bookings must be made in advance on 020 7440 2510.
Other great cafes, bars and restaurants to try on Regent Street:
Thomas’s Café at Burberry, 5 Vigo Street, W1S 3HA
Ten Room at Hotel Café Royal, 68 Regent Street, W1B 4DY
The Café at Hotel Café Royal, 68 Regent Street, W1B 4DY
tibits, 12-14 Heddon Street, W1B 4DA
Piccolino, 21 Heddon Street, W1B 4BG
Department of Coffee & Social Affairs, 15 Sherwood Street, W1F 7ED
Brasserie Zédel, 20 Sherwood Street, W1F 7ED
Neat Café at lululemon, 187-191 Regent Street, W1B 4JP
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With thanks to Roux at The Landau for the banner photograph featured at the top of this article.