With a relaxed, trendy vibe, Shoreditch boasts a wide variety of worldly restaurants for brunch with a global twist. Here are our top five recommendations…
Words Charlotte Emerson
Pull up a chair, grab yourself a cocktail and enjoy a delicious and exotic brunch, Bombay style. Whether it’s Kejriwal, Bun Maska or Akuri, the menu at Dishoom provides an extensive list of Bombay-inspired dishes for you to savour. Opened in 2012, Dishoom has already made a significant impact within the area, winning the hearts and tastebuds of many Shoreditch diners.
Tired of burgers? Had enough of the familiarities of traditional British brunches? Then head to Andina and submerge yourself in Peruvian-inspired ceviches, street food, cocktails and colourful smoothies. With many dishes surrounding the predominant use of superfoods, you can leave feeling completely satisfied and guilt-free.
Franze & Evans
Located just across the road from Brick Lane, Franze & Evans provides customers with the ultimate brunch menu and Italian dining experience. With their organic ingredients bought locally, you can be sure to expect amazing, top quality food. Their range of appetising cakes are available to purchase, if ordered in advance, to welcome the experience of fresh Italian baking into your own home.
The name hints towards what the majority of the dishes at this contemporary back street restaurant revolve around. With American-themed brunches, expect enormous sized portions of reasonably priced chicken waffles, sour and spicy chicken wings and of course…a chicken roast. To top it off, listen to your favourite RnB tracks under low lighting and order delectable cocktails available till 1am.
Bull in a China Shop
Opposite the iconic Tea Building, become immersed into a world of velvet, atmospheric low lighting and oriental decorations. Bull in a China shop is a contemporary, Asian-themed restaurant with a specialistic whiskey bar, boasting an impressive 100 specially selected Scottish and Japanese whiskies.
Duck & Waffle
A breathtaking skyline view of London, a broad selection of delicious cocktails and rustic, European inspired dishes…what more could you desire for the ultimate brunch experience? With a bustling open kitchen, an ‘inside out’ bar and private dining space, Duck & Waffle attends to everyone’s needs and requirements. Choose from a range of waffles, eggs, fish and sharing platters in a menu designed to showcase the best of British cuisine, as you dine over 40 stories above the bustling City below.
Ever wondered what brunching would be like in the 1980s? Then dine at Jago. Neon orange benches, curve plated-glass windows, multi-coloured lighting (all based inside a tube), eating here is certainly considered a unique experience. Enjoy a brunch from either the ‘salty’ or ‘sweet’ menu with a cold fresh pressed juice on the side.
St. John Bread and Wine
The home of the best bacon sandwiches in London, enjoy a hearty breakfast that will keep you feeling full for hours at St. John Bread and Wine. From porridge to fry ups, to rich chocolate brownies, eat in or takeaway, you will not be left disappointed.