Breakfast Places in the City

We have selected the best breakfast places in the city for you whether your planning on hosting a breakfast meeting or you are looking to impress a client. They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so make sure you do it right at one of these gorgeous restaurants in the city.

 

Duck & Waffle

 

 

 

 

Looking to impress and fancy breakfast with a view? Then this is your place. The restaurant is rather stylish with the white marble, rustic metals, weathered wood, ceramic tiles and most importantly the large panoramic windows that let you gaze out onto the skyline of London. From the moment you step into the building you travel up via the double-glazed lifts taking in the scenic views, its rather spectacular. In the winter, you may be keen to catch the sunrise which is certainly breath taking and a moment your guests will not forget.

 

 

The menu is rather indulgent and features its own iconic waffle section.  The breakfast waffles have savoury options such as the classic duck waffle and the ham benedict waffle alongside the sweet options including the lemon meringue and caramelised banana waffles. There classic British breakfast dishes include the English breakfast, the duck egg en cocotte and even bbq beans on toast with chives and feta. If you want to keep things light, opt for the green bowl, seasonal fruit salad or Greek yoghurt. The drinks include, classic teas/coffees, juices, mimosas and champagne.

 

 

If you are searching for a breakfast meeting then this is the perfect option as the dining room accommodates 16 guests. The individual choice menu is offered and features a selection of dishes for the table to start followed by an individual pre-ordered breakfast entree.

 

 

Manicomio City

 

 

 

 

The boxy sleek architecture of the building with a sheet glass façade over three floors, designed by renowned Sir Norman Foster, already gives us an inkling of how stylish this spot is going to be. The striking interiors, like the exterior, has high ceilings and if filled with beautiful natural lighting giving you that fresh clean feel. The different levels give off completely different vibes whilst downstairs there is more of a lively upmarket cafe upstairs is a more formal fine dining restaurant. The second-floor area, which can be privately hired out, is ideal for a business breakfast or presentation of groups up to 64 guests.

 

 

Indecisive folk often can become a bit stressed but here perfect simplicity is key. Breakfast which is served from 7:30am-10:30am, includes classics such as smashed avocado galore on toast, bacon maple waffles, fruit salad or granola and yoghurt. There is also a focus on eggs such as the full Italian or eggs royale, Rest assured, though, you could pick anything and not go wrong.

 

 

Straits kitchen 

 

 

 

 

Offering a cosy perch in this hotel, with the warm lights and minimalistic decor, this hotel restaurant provides a luxurious escape from London’s buzz and big red buses. Whilst the expansive ceiling to floor windows allows you to catch the early morning hustle from the city below inside the restaurant the laid back serene environment paired with the stylish neutral tones is the perfect place for a business meeting or morning catch up. Breakfast is open on Monday – Friday 6:30am – 10:30am and on the weekend from 7am – 11am, just moments away from Liverpool street station.

 

 

What we like about the breakfast here has to be the variety and how inclusive it is. The secret weapon has in the form of breakfast has to be their Kaya Toast, Coddled Eggs and Soya Sauce or even the Char Siu Noodles with Egg. Both much loved breakfast dishes of Singapore. Vegan plant based options feature the crushed avocado on sourdough bread with mushroom and vegan cheese, scrambled tofu with tomatoes and pepper, chickpea omelette and the Pan Paci­c vegan breakfast. The  menu also includes the A la Carte, wellbeing, something sweet and inclusive breakfast sections.

 

 

 Rake’s Café Bar

 

 

 

 

Breakfast is a glam affair and here it most certainly is! Blending rich Victorian heritage with an opulent modern interior. The front room emulates a flower-adorned pergola and the plump sofas and pastel green coloured grand walls flooded with natural light creates a sophisticated yet playful setting. As for the parlour, it’s a rather lavish lounge with bold crimson-coloured walls and more intimate lighting. The No.3 is a private room, filled with artwork, suitable for private gatherings and meetings.

 

 

Breakfast is served everyday from 8.30am – 11.00am and offers a plethora of choices. If your being healthy you may wish to opt for the nutritional grains, coconut polenta porridge or quinoa fruit salad. However, the richly indulgent crunchy french cinnamon toast, pancakes and waffles looks very inviting.

 

 

1 Lombard street

 

 

 

 

In close proximity to Bank station, 1 Lombard Street is a convenient yet sensational catch-up breakfast spot. The former banking hall, which is rich in history, is rather grand with a bright airy space dominated by the glass cupola above the circular bar.

 

 

The restaurant serves an all manner of breakfast classics such as grilled kipper, eggs Benedict/ Florentine and French toast. The classic English breakfast can also be ordered as a vegetarian and vegan option. Simple continental choices such as the granola with yoghurt and freshly baked pastries are also served. Kick start the day with fresh apple, carrot and ginger juices at this breakfast spot you didn’t know you needed to visit

 

 

Aviary

 

 

 

 

What better way to do breakfast then at this iconic rooftop restaurant located on the 10th floor of The Montcalm Royal London House Hotel. This sky-high restaurant has a central grand brass bar and a blend of colours making the space really pop. The array of seating including the several sofas too, is the perfect place to catch up with a cup of coffee whilst the tables around the edge provide enviable views out over the city.

 

 

The menu is rather simple with options including the eggs royale, belgium waffle and the Norfolk streaky bacon bun with the buffet breakfast being a reasonably priced great option!

 

 

Darwin Brasserie at the Sky Garden

 

 

 

 

It’s actually quite hard to conceive a genuinely original breakfast menu without looking like you’re trying too hard or reinventing the wheel. This restaurant has all the classics but puts a great twist on their menu. You can build your own omelette with fillings of your choice, have a charcuterie and cheese board or muffin basket for the table. If it’s a celebratory breakfast make sure to cheers with the High in the Sky drink or Grand Mimosa. The full English or vegan English is rather tasty on the other end try the buttermilk pancake stack with your choice of toppings.

 

 

Most importantly, how could we not mention the views! This is the real showstopper as the sky garden is worth a visit in itself let alone coming for breakfast.

 

 

 

Ting

 

 

 

 

I think we have saved the best till last. This restaurant is certainly is winning and how could it not be when it’s located in one of the best well renowned sky scrapers in London. All the way up on level 35 you will really find the best views of the city and if you’re looking for something slightly different you may be inclined to try their delicious Western and Asian spread.

 

 

The Shangri-La Breakfast includes continental breakfast and a choice of one hot dish for £36. You will find your classic but also other more alternative global breakfasts such as the severn & wye smoked salmon and the ginger chicken congee. Sounds amazing!

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