There’s no better way to spend the day than in some of Belgravia’s best restaurants and bakeries, enjoying a relaxed weekend brunch. If you’re on the hunt for a new favourite place, we’ve rounded up some of our long-term favourites and brand-new hotspots so you’re never out of ideas.
So, here are our favourite central London eateries for weekends with friends…
The Buttery at The Lime Tree Hotel
Served from 11am-3.30pm from Tuesdays to Sundays, the brunch menu at The Buttery fits perfectly with the restaurant’s rustic-chic aesthetic, including a homemade crab cake, spiced acorn squash, and Stracciatella on toast. And if you’re up for something classic? Not to worry, there’s a brilliant selection of eggs made in every way imaginable, plus the Buttery Burger, and a selection of salads and smoothie bowls for a healthy start to your day.
The Buttery at The Lime Tree Hotel, 135 – 137 Ebury Street, London SW1W 9RP
Getting There: The Buttery at The Lime Tree Hotel is an eight-minute walk from Victoria train and tube station.
If mouth-watering fry-ups are your thing, head straight to Chucs Belgravia, where the classic ‘Chucs Breakfast’ is a great way to start your weekend. Complete with streaky bacon, any-style eggs, black pudding, and sausages, you really can’t go wrong. Plus, there’s an equally brilliant veggie option too, alongside smoked salmon, poached eggs and avocado, and a super healthy chia seed bowl meaning there’s something for everyone at this chic Elizabeth Street eatery.
Chucs Belgravia, 25 Eccleston Street, London SW1W 9NP
Getting There: Chucs Belgravia is a six-minute walk from Victoria train and tube station.
Il Pampero, situated on Chesham Place, certainly doesn’t take brunch lightly. Open every weekend from 11.30am-3pm, its extensive menu is brand new and offers 90 minutes of bottomless prosecco, Aperol Spritz, or Milanese gin and tonics. Culinary highlights include Eggs Benedict with prochetta and spicy hollandaise, a smoked buffalo panna cotta with confit cherry tomatoes and basil, and a Calabrian-inspired pizza with truffle sauce, plus brunch at Il Pampero promises some serious Italian atmosphere too, with a live band playing each Saturday and Sunday from 12pm.
Il Pampero, 20 Chesham Place, London SW1X 8HQ
Getting There: Il Pampero is an eight-minute walk from Knightsbridge tube station.
Add some South American flavour to your weekend with a delicious brunch at Morena. With offerings such as Huevos Rancheros, complete with black beans and chorizo, or beef empanadas and veggie tacos, this Columbian-owned all-day eatery in Eccleston Yards is one of central London’s best kept secrets. And when you’re there? Don’t forget to try one of their exceptional cocktails, from Caipirinha de la Huerta to Indica Bellini – the perfect accompaniment to a leisurely weekend brunch.
Morena, 10-11 Eccleston Yards, London SW1W 9AZ
Getting There: Morena is a six-minute walk from Victoria train and tube station.
No 11 Pimlico Road
Bottomless brunch at No 11 Pimlico Road is not to be missed – with a choice of free-flowing prosecco, mimosas or mojitos for 90 minutes, accompanied by a sizeable brunch menu that includes caramelised banana and ricotta pancakes, a house breakfast with a tasty vegan alternative, plus all the eggs you can imagine, it’s certain to hit the spot. Plus, No 11 holds a 3* award from the Sustainable Restaurant Association, meaning everything they serve aims to reduce food waste and help the environment.
No 11 Pimlico Road, 11 Pimlico Road, London SW1W 8NA
Getting There: No 11 Pimlico Road is a seven-minute walk from Sloane Square tube station.
Roof Garden at Pantechnicon
Book brunch with a view at Roof Garden at Pantechnicon. Take a seat on the glass-covered rooftop filled with beautiful botanicals, or step out onto the warming winter terrace to enjoy the view. And as for the menu? They’ve got cinnamon buns, whipped berry porridge, maple-cured bacon and much more.
Roof Garden at Pantechnicon, 19 Motcomb Street, London SW1X 8LB
Getting There: Roof Garden at Pantechnicon is a six-minute walk from Knightsbridge tube station.
This Instagram-famous bakery on the corner of Ebury Street and Elizabeth Street is unmissable both for its pretty pink décor and its delicious brunch menu. Serving up a range of dishes, from healthy favourites like smoked salmon, egg and avocado brioche, to more indulgent treats including buttermilk pancakes, and gourmet banana and chocolate toast, Peggy Porschen’s breakfast and brunch offering is available all day until 5pm at weekends.
Peggy Porschen, 116 Ebury Street, London SW1W 9QQ
Getting There: Peggy Porschen is a nine-minute walk from Victoria train and tube station.