Bottomless brunches are a regular weekend fixture on the social calendar for many diners in London. And it’s not just waffles and pancakes on the menu (although you can certainly get those). Bottomless brunch options in the capital have just about everything, from bao to barbecue and tapas to unlimited pizza, topped off with free-flowing bubbles. If you’re in the mood for spending a couple of mid-afternoon hours indulging in all things food and drink, check out these 12 spots serving bottomless brunch in London.
Flesh & Buns, (Covent Garden)
Inspired by Japanese izakayas, Flesh & Buns is a laid back restaurant with intimate dining booths tucked away below street level in Covent Garden. The two-hour bottomless brunch option spotlights do-it-yourself gua bao buns or steamed buns filled with crispy duck leg, pork belly, portobello mushrooms, and citrusy chicken. It’s served every Sunday between 12 pm and 4 pm alongside bloody marys and bellinis.
Cinnamon Bazaar, (Covent Garden)
From the moment you walk into Cinnamon Bazaar in Covent Garden, you’ll notice the colour and vibrancy splashed across the restaurant. Large flower baskets hang from the ceiling, the walls are rose gold and the awnings stand out in silk pink. It makes for a happy and uplifting vibe–ideal for a spot of brunch. Cinnamon Bazaar’s brunch offering is available for the whole week and is served between 12 pm and 5 pm. It’s a must-visit for biryani lovers, with a range of signature dishes like chicken biryani, lamb biryani, and vegetable biryani.
Bocconcino is a swanky Italian restaurant in Mayfair. The weekend is when the action happens, and Bocconcino ups the tempo with a DJ playing music while diners take a seat for unlimited pizza, from margherita to diavola with spicy salami, and prosecco, bellini and Aperol spritz. Brunch is between 12 pm and 2:30 pm for up to six people in a single group.
Aqua Nueva, (Regent Street)
Located on the fifth floor of the famous Dickens & Jones building, Aqua Nueva serves Spanish tapas and small plates. Reminiscent of a luxurious wine cellar, the restaurant offers an intimate setting for a bottomless brunch, available every Saturday between 12 pm and 2:45 pm. A wide variety of tapas is served over the weekend, including beef sirloin with mustard sauce, grilled chorizo, and padrón peppers. Finish off the meal with chocolate churros and passionfruit martini.
Theo Randall at The Intercontinental, (Park Lane)
Theo Randall at The Intercontinental has become a go-to spot for many diners seeking high-end brunch. The upscale Italian restaurant from acclaimed chef Theo Randall serves its festa in famiglia brunch menu between 12:30 pm and 2 pm, which changes between Saturday and Sunday. On Saturday, diners can choose from plates like porchetta (crispy pork with potato and fennel al forno), while Sunday features Agnello con caponata (roasted lamb with caponata and salsa verde sauce). Unlimited prosecco, negroni or Aperol spritz are available both days. When you’re finished, take advantage of the restaurant’s location right opposite Hyde Park and go for a stroll in London’s most famous green space.
Farzi Cafe, (Piccadilly)
Just a stone’s throw away from the buzzing Piccadilly Circus, Farzi Cafe is a contemporary Indian restaurant in a stylish open-plan kitchen where diners can watch the chefs preparing their food. The three-course brunch menu is available every Sunday for two hours and features contemporary and classic Indian dishes, like chicken tikka masala and wagyu beef boti kebab, alongside bottomless alcoholic and non-alcoholic options, including beers, house wine and cocktails like mai tais and twisted martini.
M Victoria, (Victoria)
Not many high-end restaurants encourage you to bring your pets, but that’s the theme at M Victoria, where four-legged friends are not only welcomed but encouraged. There’s a Six-Legged Brunch with shakshuka and steak and eggs for diners, while pets are served chicken jerky three ways, biltong risotto, and a peanut butter cookie. The M Brunch menu is designed for diners without little furry friends and features waffle sandwiches and short rib hash. Unlimited cocktails, such as negroni, pornstar martini, and cosmopolitan, are available for 90 minutes.
Exposed bricks, tan leather, and copper accents set the scene inside Heritage, a Swiss-inspired restaurant where you’ll feel like you’ve just finished skiing in the Alps after taking a seat. And yet, it enjoys a location right in the heart of Soho and serves a brunch menu every weekend between 12 pm and 5 pm with an emphasis on all things cheese. Choose from rösti benedict and royale or traditional and truffle fondue options and a bottomless drinks menu featuring prosecco, bloody marys, mimosas, and champagne.
Smith’s Bar & Grill, (Paddington)
Smith’s Bar & Grill sets the scene for a Saturday brunch with its floor-to-ceiling windows allowing plenty of natural light and an all-year-round terrace with views of the Grand Union Canal. The bottomless brunch menu has a wide selection, including a full English breakfast, an avocado tartine, and maple syrup pancakes and waffles. It’s served alongside prosecco, bellini, and mimosas for 90 minutes and is available between 12 pm and 5 pm.
1751, (London Bridge)
Lady Catherine – a gin still where the restaurant produces its own 1751 gin – is the main feature of 1751 in London Bridge. The restaurant’s name is even derived from the Gin Act of 1751, which was designed to curb the gin craze in Britain during the 18th century. The brunch menu – served every weekend between 12 pm and 2 pm – sticks with the gin theme, offering bottomless gin and tonics served alongside freshly baked pastries or eggs florentine in a stripped-back setting with a botanically-themed design.
100 Wardour St, (Soho)
The Sixties saw rock icons, such as The Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd, and Jimi Hendrix, perform at The Marquee Club on Wardour Street. The venue no longer exists, but its spirit lives on at 100 Wardour Street, an underground restaurant and club with DJs and live music. The party vibes continue on the weekend with the Juke Saturday Brunch. Served between 2 pm and 4 pm, the menu offers two and three-course options featuring breakfast favourites like eggs benedict and smashed avocado, as well as Korean fried chicken burgers and Cajun spice salmon burritos. Finish up with a buttermilk pancake or a chocolate brownie before hitting the dancefloor as the DJ spins some tunes.
The Tapas Room, (Peckham)
The Tapas Room is a wine shop, tapas bar, and delicatessen all rolled into one in London’s trendy Peckham neighbourhood. For brunch, diners can pick between Spanish and Basque wines served with tapas and cured meats. Options include king prawns, confit fennel with pickled figs, duck breast, and cider-braised pork belly. For dessert there’s churros with chocolate and cinnamon sugar.