The Top Brunch Restaurants in London

The OpenTable Team

When looking for the best brunch in London, this historic city offers dozens of beloved hot spots. From modern, vegetable-focused spots to full English breakfasts, there's something for every taste and occasion. But where are the smartest, savviest diners eating out? Welcome to our Tastemaker List. We’ve pulled data from thousands of restaurants to find the top spots among OpenTable's most expert, seasoned diners. Whether you're visiting “the square mile” or call this incredible city home, impress your friends and score a table; we wish we could join you.

Restaurants:Ivy Market Grill, The Ivy Tower Bridge, Bistrotheque
Price Range:£££ - £££
Cuisines:British, French
Neighborhoods:Covent Garden, London Bridge, Bethnal Green

Ivy Market Grill

££££·British·
Covent Garden
7,882 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Lunch
  • Good for a Date
The best restaurants in London are those that leave a lasting impression, which is exactly what you’ll experience when dining at The Ivy Market Grill. Sophisticated yet relaxed, thRead more
92% recommended
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The Ivy Tower Bridge

££££·British·
London Bridge
5,610 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasions
  • Lunch
The Ivy Tower Bridge offers a nearly identical menu to The Ivy Market Grill, excluding any of their daily specials. They feature all-day dining options and a dedicated brunch menuRead more
92% recommended
Most Booked in London
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Bistrotheque

££££·French·
Bethnal Green
2,382 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Brunch
  • Special Occasions
Located in East London, Bistrotheque offers a modern contemporary setting. It has an open, airy concept, and seats fill quickly during their weekend brunch. Dishes here meet a fineRead more
93% recommended
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The Riding House Cafe

££££·Modern European·
Fitzrovia
3,444 reviews
  • Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Casual
Although diners first come to The Riding House Cafe to try the beloved menu, they come back due to this modern cafe’s neighborly hospitality. Serving breakfast throughout the week,Read more
92% recommended
Brunch in West End London
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Balthazar London

££££·French·
Covent Garden
3,257 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Brunch
  • Lunch
If you’re a lover of brunch, Balthazar has pulled out all the stops. Not only do they serve brunch each Saturday and Sunday, but they also serve their “petit brunch” both days. FroRead more
86% recommended
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Hide Ground

££££·British·
Mayfair
489 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Notable Wine List
HIDE is a stunning establishment, set over three floors. Each floor creates a unique dining experience and diners rave that it is the perfect place for any occasion. HIDE Ground isRead more
87% recommended
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Dean Street Townhouse

££££·British·
Soho
2,631 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Romance
Located in the Dean Street Townhouse, a breathtaking 36-room hotel, the restaurant serves hungry diners all day and is particularly known for their brunch. Highlighting many BritisRead more
97% recommended
Pre/post theatre in London
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Berners Tavern

££££·British·
Oxford Circus
3,601 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Notable Wine List
  • Romance
You can expect nothing less than the best brunch in London when visiting Berners Tavern. With a kitchen led by Michelin-starred chef Jason Atherton, you will enjoy a brunch menu ofRead more
93% recommended
Sunday Lunch in West End London
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NOPI

££££·Mediterranean·
Soho
6,222 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Special Occasions
Soho-based NOPI offers diners a dynamic setting and a menu that celebrates bold flavors. This two-story establishment is cohesive, yet gives guests a choice of two separate atmosphRead more
92% recommended
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Holborn Dining Room

££££·British·
Holborn
1,597 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Fit for Foodies
Located in the heart of London, Holborn Dining Room is a stunning grand brasserie, serving up seasonal British cuisine with a twist. The combination of antique decor pieces and recRead more
92% recommended
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Galvin at Windows

££££·French·
Mayfair
7,782 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
While dining in a Michelin-starred restaurant on the 28th floor of the London Hilton, you bet you’re going to have a memorable experience. Of course, the view is one of the reasonsRead more
96% recommended
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34 Mayfair

££££·Global, International·
Mayfair
569 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Romance
If you’re looking for a truly one-of-a-kind dining experience, 34 Mayfair will not disappoint. Serving British game, as well as world meats, their imported Argentinian grill cooks Read more
83% recommended
Scenic View in West End London
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The Good Egg Soho

££££·Middle Eastern·
Soho
316 reviews
  • Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Fit for Foodies
Start your day off right at this Soho brunch spot. After all where else can you find a pastrami-cured trout bagel or baked eggs with tomato, peppers, and preserved lemon?
85% recommended
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Kai

££££·Chinese·
Mayfair
1,299 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Good for a Date
Kai is a sophisticated Chinese restaurant that serves gourmet classics within an elegant, yet modern dining room. Their Saturday brunch is a 15-course tasting menu, inspired by theRead more
90% recommended
Chinese in London
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Big Easy Canary Wharf

££££·Barbecue·
Canary Wharf
4,091 reviews
  • Lunch
  • Group Bookings
  • Special Occasions
Known for their “”Bar.B.Q,“” Big Easy Canary Wharf offers diners a beautiful view and when the weather is right, outdoor seating is available. For those who want to start their dayRead more
Live Music in London
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Chick n' Sours

££££·Comfort Food·
Hackney
73 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Brunch
  • Sunday Lunch
Open at noon on both Saturday and Sunday, Chick 'n' Sours is another unique brunch spot, serving up the best sour cocktails and fried chicken around. Their “”Brunch Bun“” is alwaysRead more
91% recommended
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Exmouth Market Grind

££££·Cafe Dining·
Clerkenwell
283 reviews
  • Brunch
  • Romance
  • Fit for Foodies
This Clerkenwell restaurant is known for their espresso and cocktail bar. However, their food has diners coming back for more. When you have options like house-cured beetroot salmoRead more
82% recommended
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Scarlett Green

££££·Australian·
Soho
110 reviews
  • Brunch
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Fun
Located in the heart of Soho, the bottomless brunch at Scarlett Green is sure to satisfy any craving. Available every day, you can enjoy one savory dish, one sweet dish, and bottomRead more
93% recommended
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Rawduck

££££·Italian·
Hackney
236 reviews
  • Brunch
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good Vegetarian Options
With its eclectic menu, Rawduck attracts diners from near and far. To drink, try their Indian spiced kombucha or their green matcha and almond milk. To eat, sample their curried poRead more
83% recommended
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Lantana Cafe Shoreditch

££££·Australian·
Shoreditch
5 reviews
  • Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Neighbourhood Gem
This Australian-inspired cafe serves breakfast during the week and brunch on weekends. Here, you'll find classic dishes like “bubble 'n' squeak” and smashed avocado with poached egRead more
100% recommended
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