Brighton’s Bill’s (not to be confused with Australia’s Bill Granger) has finally made it into the capital, serving a similar menu of classic breakfast items in a fun, laid-back space. Read more.
Soho’s smarter denizens can be found breakfasting at this polished and very English restaurant, which – as part of a boutique hotel – opens early. Read more.
Kopapa is a smart, Kiwi-style café. The team behind it is the same which runs Providores, the best-known of them being top Kiwi chef Peter Gordon, who came to fame as chef at the Sugar Club. Read more.
Anna Hansen’s Clerkenwell restaurant is a popular destination for those who like a breakfast with wow factor. Nearly all the essentially classic dishes are jazzed-up with unusual ingredients. Read more.
Yotam Ottolenghi’s flagship café-brasserie in Islington remains as popular as ever. You can’t book a table for breakfast, so people queue. Read more.
Boulangerie Bon Matin is a Stroud Green favourite. The place is buzzing on most mornings. Locals come here for the good coffee, cakes and pastries, but also for the breakfast menu. Read more.
You’ll be hard pushed to find a decent brunch place in the stretch between Camden Market and Primrose Hill. But there’s one worthwhile spot, opened in 2010, in the unlikely location of the Roundhouse. Read more.
This sleek café, attached to an architectural practice, is open to the public and serves excellent breakfasts and brunches. Read more.
At Village East you can satisfy most brunch cravings. From sweetcorn fritters to a bacon sandwich with tomato and avocado, this is a place that takes weekend brunch seriously. Read more.
This is ‘The Breakfast Club Part Four’ – the all-day diner chain has expanded east with a Spitalfields branch, two years after the third opened up the road in Hoxton. Read more.
Railroad is not your typical Hackney caff. It’s quirky, homely and very lo-fi, but the breakfast is a lot more ambitious than you might expect. Read more.
The winner of the Time Out award for Best Café 2010 is still one of our favourites. It takes a bit of work to seek out, secreted among the houses of Hackney Wick, but it’s well worth the effort. Read more.
With brews supplied by Monmouth and meats from Macken Brothers butcher, Lola & Simón is a place that’s passionate about sourcing ingredients carefully and is busy even on weekday mornings. Read more.
Breakfasts on weekdays and weekend brunches at Tom Aikens’s original Chelsea brasserie remain deservedly popular. Read more.
At the Brook Green edge of Shepherd’s Bush Road, Brook’s has been keeping locals happy since 2007. A deli and eatery, it serves mainly organic and free-range produce. Read more.
Since opening in 2010, this one-room café at the Golborne Road end of Portobello has attracted a loyal collection of regulars, lured back time and time again by the homely baking and quirky character. Read more.
Old World England meets New World Americana at this new all-day diner in a gabled Victorian pub building. Tables, like the portions, are large – designed to be shared. Read more.
The Delaunay is the new sibling of The Wolseley, and shares many of its key traits – a strong sense of occasion, smooth service, grand room, retro European menu. Read more.
Tom Pemberton (former head chef at St John Bread & Wine) is at the helm of this Bayswater restaurant and the daily-changing menu reflects his interest in meaty British fare. Read more.
This terrific gastropub is the worst-kept secret in Fulham. It serves dishes that are far beyond the standard of any other pub in west London. As a result, you need to book well in advance. Read more.
Royal China is still the place in London to get high-quality, authentic dim sum at a reasonable price. The original branch in Queensway does a roaring trade on a Sunday. Read more.
Brit chef Mark Hix is going Burger & Lobster-esque casual with his latest offering. The menu is serving just two things: steak and chicken. Oh, and a couple of changing starters and desserts. Read more.
A new all-day dining destination set to open at the end of April. The menu itself will span the usual Chelsea fare, and will offer breakfast, brunch, lunch, afternoon tea, and dinner to clients. Read more.
Signature dishes include yellowfin tuna carpaccio to start & fish pie with salmon, prawns, cod, haddock, & fresh summer herbs for the main. The drinks menu has us equally excited. Read more.
Owner Russell Norman has branched out on his own & the result, quite frankly, is remarkable: a hole-in-the-wall that has cool, understated interiors & some of the best food in the city. Read more.
If you’re after posh totty, look no further the former site of The Oratory. Think fricassee of frog’s legs and artichokes against a backdrop of Matisse originals and you’re on the right track. Read more.
But you don’t have to head out of London (God forbid) to indulge; celeb magnet Quaglino’s has recently introduced a lobster lunch to its menu for just £15, courtesy of head chef Darron Bunn. Read more.
Because each week in this space, Simon Majumdar of Dos Hermanos will be letting you know what to order where (as well as what to avoid). Read more.
Diners can expect low-carbs & even lower prices. There’s a small outdoor space at the back, should you want. Great for lunch hours, but even better for when you’ve got longer to linger Read more.
Dads dine for free. ). Book a table for four people or more on 19th June, and you want have to pay a penny for the grub that dad orders so long as it’s from the two- or three-course Sunday lunch menu Read more.
Set in a bright & breezy space w/ exposed brickwork, dark chocolate seating, large oak tables, & vintage mirrors, the 120-seat is open for business from midday - 11 p.m. for drinks, food & chit-chat. Read more.
Spotted: Madonna is a regular here and this is a favoured spot of Tony Blair. For Tony Blair’s FT interview here... Read more.
London’s most prestigious Chinese restaurant exudes glamour and retains a reputation of serving some of the best cocktails in town. We recommend the 'Nashi Collins' made with fresh nashi pear. Read more.
Menu is inspired by the famous venue down the road, with an extensive range of sushi, sashimi, Szechuan soup, dim-sum, & curries. The perfect place to come for a slice of Hakkasan cool. Read more.
CL plates tastiness like table-made guac & grilled steak topped w/ bacon-wrapped tiger prawns which're stuffed w/ oaxaca cheese & jalapeños. Stop in for one of their monthly tequila pairing dinners. Read more.
Wow, quite possibly the best Mexican food in London. Hip clientele, spicy delights from the Tabasco region of Mexico, great cocktails, friendly service. Make a booking and go! Read more.
Best -authentic- Mexican food in London. Everything is exquisite. Have a real Margarita not the frozen s#it ;) Read more.