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Best Breakfast London


Start your day off right by enjoying "the most important meal of the day" at one of these restaurants in London that serve up the best breakfast.


 

Albion British
12/20
2-4 Boundary St.
London, E2 7DD

One trendy caff from Sir Terence Conran in Shoreditch. More...

Aubaine French
12/20
262 Brompton Rd.
London, SW3 2AS

Yearning for a French fix? Try this chic brasserie in South Kensington. More...

Automat Modern American
12/20
33 Dover St.
London, W1S 4NF

An automat in Mayfair? Yes, but wait until you see it. More...

Bentley's Oyster Bar & Grill Irish
15/20
Dining Room at Bentley 11-15 Swallow St.
London, W1B 4DG

Historic Bentley's, with its outdoor terrace, is one of London’s top oyster bars and restaurants. More...

Bistrot Bruno Loubet French
14/20
The Zetter
86-88 Clerkenwell Rd.
London, EC1M 5RJ

Bruno Loubet keeps the punters happy at this bistrot at The Zetter. More...

Bluebird Cafe Café
12/20
350 King's Rd.
London, SW3 5UU

Bluebird Café is tops for Chelsea inhabitants. More...

The Botanist Contemporary European
13/20
7 Sloane Sq.
London, SW1W 8EE

Smart, contemporary European dining rules in posh Sloane Square. More...

Cafe Boheme French
12/20
13-17 Old Compton St.
London, W1D 5JQ

Brasserie in Soho hits all the right notes. More...

Canteen British
13/20
2 Crispin Place
London, E1 6DW

Good British grub in historic Spitalfields. More...

Caravan International
14/20
11-13 Exmouth Market
London, EC1R 4QD

Exciting fusion food in attractive Exmouth Market. More...

Cecconi's Italian
14/20
Dining Room at Cecconi 5A Burlington Gardens
London, W1S 3EP

The smart set fills this fashionable venue. More...

The Cinnamon Club Indian
15/20
Dining Room at The Cinnamon Club, London, The Old Westminster Library
30-32 Great Smith St.
London, SW1P 3BU

The place for power breakfasts and the local spot for nearby Members of Parliament. More...

Dishoom Indian
12/20
12 Upper St. Martin's Lane
London, WC2H 9FB

Indian eatery inspired by old Bombay’s Iranian cafés. More...

Electric Brasserie Brasserie
12/20
191 Portobello Rd.
London, W11 2ED

Fun, buzzing brasserie and just the place to spot a celebrity. More...

Fifteen Italian
14/20
15 Westland Pl.
London, N1 7LP

Jamie Oliver's first restaurant where he practices what he preaches on TV --- good cooking using the best ingredients. More...

The Fifth Floor Cafe Brasserie
12/20
Harvey Nichols
109-125 Knightsbridge
London, SW1X 7RJ

The buzzing café in Harvey Nichols’ food floor is the place for serious shoppers in this top department store. More...

Garden Cafe Modern British
12/20
Inner Circle, Regent's Park
London, NW1 4NU

Perfect after a stroll in glorious Regent’s Park. More...

Giraffe International
12/20
46 Rosslyn Hill
London, NW3 1NH

Fast growing chain that manages to satisfy all comers and is great for families. More...

Giraffe International
12/20
6-8 Blandford St.
London, W1U 4AU

Fast growing chain that manages to satisfy all comers and is great for families. More...

La Brasserie French
12/20
272 Brompton Rd.
London, SW3 2AW

La Brasserie is exactly that---a little corner of Paris in the heart of London. More...

Laduree Desserts
11/20
Dining Room at Laduree, London, Harrods
87-135 Brompton Rd.
London, SW1X 7XL

Macarons to die for at Ladurée in Harrods. More...

Le Coq d'Argent French
13/20
No.1 Poultry
London, EC2R 8EJ

Eat well in this City eyrie. More...

Lutyens French
14/20
85 Fleet St.
London, EC4Y 1AE

Sir Terence Conran’s French restaurant is smart and comfortable. More...

Maison Blanc Café
Quick Bite
37 St. John's Wood High St.
London, NW8 7NJ

Great café for people-watching is part of an ever-expanding chain. More...

Nopi Mediterranean
13/20
21-22 Warwick St.
London, W1B 5NE

Deli master Yotam Ottolenghi opens his first standalone restaurant. More...

1 Lombard Street European
15/20
Dining Room at 1 Lombard Street, London, 1 Lombard St.
London, EC3V 9AA

Well-established, popular City restaurant is a haunt of lawyers and bankers. More...

Ottolenghi Mediterranean
13/20
287 Upper St.
London, N1 2TZ

Smart deli-cum-restaurant-café in trendy Islington is branching out all over London. More...

Patisserie Valerie Café
12/20
44 Old Compton St.
London, W1D 4TY

The first Pâtisserie Valerie has expanded, but this crowded original remains our favourite. More...

The Providores & Tapa Room International
15/20
Dining Room at The Providores & Tapa Room, London, 109 Marylebone High St.
London, W1U 4RX

Despite competition, Providores stays the course as the restaurant where “fusion” cooking has real meaning. More...

The Ritz Restaurant British
14/20
Dining Room at The Ritz Restaurant, London, The Ritz
150 Piccadilly
London, W1J 9BR

Putting on the Ritz. More...

Roast British
14/20
Borough Market
The Floral Hall, Stoney St.
London, SE1 1TL

In the heart of Borough Market, the former Floral Hall is a fine setting for good British cooking. More...

Simpson's-In-The-Strand Grand Divan Traditional British
12/20
100 Strand
London, WC2R 0EW

This venerable old lady is still as spry as ever. More...

Smiths of Smithfield British
14/20
Dining Room at Smiths of Smithfield, London, 67-77 Charterhouse St.
London, EC1M 6HJ

The four-story dining emporium of John Torode delivers all day, every day at different levels for different purses. More...

Sotheby's Cafe Modern European
No Rating
Sotheby's
34-35 New Bond St.
London, W1A 2AA

Park your Old Master while you eat in the rarified atmosphere of Sotheby’s café. More...

Tom's Kitchen European
14/20
Dining Room at Tom 27 Cale St.
London, SW3 3QP

The original Tom’s Kitchen is a good Chelsea hangout. More...

Villandry Contemporary European
13/20
170 Gt. Portland St.
London, W1W 5QB

Smart restaurant, bar and deli in fashionable Marylebone. More...

Vingt-Quatre International
No Rating
325 Fulham Rd.
London, SW10 9QL

24-hour venue much loved by the local toffs. More...

The Wolseley Modern European
13/20
160 Piccadilly
London, W1J 9EB

The Wolseley remains at the top of Londoner’s list of favorite European-style, all-day brasseries. More...

York & Albany Contemporary European
14/20
127-129 Parkway
London, NW1 7PS

Handsome restaurant and hotel divides smart Regent’s Park from grungy but fashionable Camden Town. More...


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