Want to know the best place near you for avocado on toast or some freshly baked granola? Or perhaps a fry-up and a bottomless jug of Bloody Mary is more in order... Brunch is fast becoming the meal of the day and here is our guide to London's 50 best spots to grab the papers and settle in for a leisurely morning. Whether it's a relaxed affair or more of a special occasion, there is a venue near you to fulfil every brunchtime need. From coffee and eggs in an art gallery (No67) to a toastie by the canal (Towpath cafe), waffles with views over London (Duck and Waffle), or a fry-up after a stroll in the park (The Pavilion Cafe), we've eaten, drunk, reordered and reviewed so that you can perfectly satisfy those mid-morning munchies.
Laura Herring has worked as a writer, cookery editor and food consultant for some of the UK's top publishers for more than 10 years. She has worked with many top chefs from around the world on books covering almost every type of cooking from pies to paella to four-tier party cakes. Often found hungry between breakfast and lunch, brunch is one of her favourite subjects... She currently lives in east London