The best places to go for brunch with friends in London


London is famous for its luxury dining experiences and there’s no place quite like it if you’re planning a trip with friends. From quaint cafes nestled in the streets of Soho to grand restaurants, there’s something for everyone.

While staying at our hotels in Great Cumberland Place, not only will you have access to one of the best restaurants in the city, you’ll also be situated close to a number of other great spots for brunch. Here are just a handful of the best dining spots to consider.

The Grill at the Montcalm

It wouldn’t be a complete list without mentioning the incredible restaurant that sits right on your doorstep. All of our Montcalm hotels offer up delicious food and The Grill at the Montcalm is no exception. Book a table for you and your friends and spend the morning catching up as you sample some of the best food in the city. The menu is full of flavour and the chefs are trained specialists that cook up fantastic dishes on a daily basis. The drinks menu also offers a wide range of hot and cold beverages.

Bad Egg

Ropemaker Street, London

If you feel like something a little less fancy and a little meatier to fill your belly with, head over to Bad Egg where you’ll find a menu packed full of wholesome recipes and comfort food. The scruffy-chic décor creates a warm and unique atmosphere that is ideal if you and your friends are looking for great grub and a good time. Bad Egg doesn’t put on any graces and doesn’t try to be anything other than a fun place to enjoy some quality food and drink. The café also offers bottomless brunch if you’re feeling particularly peckish.


Russell Street, London

From one extreme to another, this super-fancy French brasserie is the perfect place to sample the type of luxury dining experience that London is famous for. If you’re planning a day out with your friends and you want to treat yourselves, this is the place to start. From delicious eggs Florentine to super-light breakfast pancakes, the menu is full of delectable treats and light bites to get your day off to a great start. If you want to get an early start, be sure to ask about the wine menu and treat yourselves to a nice bottle.

Beany Green

Belvedere Road, London

For something light and fresh, head over to Beany Green and check out the brunch menu. As you peruse, you’ll find a long list of fresh and fragrant dishes that are sure to get your taste buds tingling and your lips watering. This Australian café has become a popular hangout for hipsters and vegetarians thanks to the alternative décor and wide range of animal-friendly dishes. Don’t be put off if you’re a carnivore, though. There are plenty of dishes to satisfy everyone’s taste.