Best Brunch Spots in Britain

Ahh Brunch. Everyone’s favourite Sunday word. Thoughts of warm, sweet, fluffy pancakes drizzled with syrup and decorated with an assortment of summer berries. Smoked salmon on a toasted English muffin with soft poached eggs and covered in Hollandaise send from Heaven. Is it breakfast? Is it lunch? Who really cares, because between 10am and 3pm, it’s our window of opportunity for day drinking without judgement and consuming as many pancakes as humanly possible. So, we’ve rounded up some of the best (and Instagram worthy) places for brunch across the UK. You’re welcome!
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This diverse diner situated in London’s Mooregate district is the ultimate hangout for a Saturday/Sunday morning. From the founders of Smokehouse, The Pig & Butcher and The Princess of Shoreditch, Bad Egg serves up delicious food, endless drinks, and epic music. Bad Egg know how us Brits love brunch, so much so they have even introduced " Frunch” – Fright night brunch served from 2.30pm-10pm! Yep, Bad Egg also feature bottomless prosecco too, of course! They’re just too good to us.
Recommendation: Chilaquiles – Possibly the best veggie option of all brunches in the history of brunch! A plate full of fried corn tacos, covered in chipotle, guacamole, peppers, goat’s curd and an egg fried to perfection, topped with jalapenos for that lil extra Sunday spice.
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With three locations in Glasgow (West End, Southside and Woodlands) TriBeCa brings a little slice of NYC to Scotland’s biggest city. Since its opening in 2003, TriBeCa is one of Glasgow’s ultimate brunch spots, parked outside of TriBeCa’s West End café is an NYPD Cruiser and an iconic NYC yellow cab. This American-style bistro may be tiny on the inside, but that can be forgiven in mammoth stacks of pancakes covered in Reese’s peanut butter and chocolate chip pieces. But you better be willing to brace the Glasgow climate, because the queues are out the door!
Recommendation: Brooklyn Breakfast – Buttermilk pancakes, trickling with Canadian Maple syrup, sausages, lean strips of bacon, crispy golden hash browns, and eggs - served any way you want ‘em. 
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Urban Angel is an independent café located in the heart of Scotland’s capital, offering an array of free-range dishes made with locally sourced ingredients. Fifteen years after launching, Urban Angel still brings fantastic food and a relaxed dining experience to visitors locally and those who have come from far and wide. Urban Angel prides themselves on their ethical, sustainable and where available- organic produce, their dishes are seasonal, soulful and every bit as heavenly as the name suggests.
Recommendation: Breakfast Smoothie- A perfect way to start the day, with a little surprise ingredient to give you a morning buzz. The UA breakfast smoothie is a healthy potion of almond milk, banana, blueberries, honey and… bee pollen (surprise!).
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Located on Liverpool’s Duke St, The Brunch Club brings a pretty unique selling point…an all-day brunch menu! Have you ever heard anything better? No more rolling out of bed at 10amon a Sunday and falling into a cosy tracksuit, topknot bun from the night before hanging to the side, all for some £10 avo and toast. Nuh huh honey! You want eggs royal at 4pm? Not an issue, and who knows, maybe you’ll feel like a Bloody Mary by then too.
Recommendation: Chorizo, avocado and fried egg bagel with some fresh tomato salsa. Now that’s bound to be a hangover remedy. Right?
the brunch club
Located in Manchester’s stylish and contemporary Northern Quarter, Cottonopolis is a Japanese inspired restaurant and bar with inventive Japanese tapas and cocktails served with Pokémon cards, what’s not to love? From pork and kimchi dumplings to sweet potato and sesame hash browns, Cottonopolis is more of a taste bud metropolis than anywhere else in the city. Where else would you get waffles garnished with petals and bottomless Bellini’s? 
Recommendation: Golden waffles served with crispy duck leg and fried duck egg. Mouth-watering.
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Founded and organised by artists, designers and all-round creatives, Ernest is a stylish café with a unique artistic flair. With a proud and hard-working team, located in Ouseburn Valley, serving honest food, drink, music and art. Whether you want a late breakfast, or a dance or two on a Saturday night, Ernest serves it all.
Recommendation: Chorizo or Halloumi Hash Bowls – Decisions, decisions, whether to choose chunks of spicy chorizo or halloumi, in a dish unlike any other. Topping a bowl of herby fried potatoes, red onion, spinach, a poached egg and covered in hollandaise sauce, we’ll just take both, thanks!
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