Guide to affordable brunch in London

Guide to affordable brunch in London

Brunch is a fun and sociable way to kickstart the day, whether you're fresh as a daisy or recovering from a late night. This meal sometimes has a reputation for being expensive, but you can certainly get a cheap brunch in London, from booze-laden indulgence to something a little lighter. If you want to find an affordable brunch destination in the capital, we've got some great suggestions. This is our guide to budget-friendly brunch in London.

In this guide
  1. Affordable brunch in London
    1. Aquum – Lively weekend brunch spot
    2. Foxcroft & Ginger – Local café and bakery
    3. Wild Thyme – Global brunch all day
    4. Scarpetta – Pasta bottomless brunch
    5. Kaffeine – Casual Aussie-style brunch
    6. Sawyer & Gray – Cosy local hideout
    7. The Table – All-day brunch experts
    8. SW16 Bar & Kitchen – Community hotspot
    9. Dobar – Buzzy brunches in North London
    10. Dirty Bones – Comforting brunch classics
    11. Four Thieves – Low-key or party brunches
    12. Flight Club – Bottomless pizza and a bottle of booze
    13. Milk – Balham brunch favourite
    14. Brunswick East – Fresh and sustainable cooking
    15. Arepa & Co – Venezuelan-style brunching
    16. The Exhibit – Boozy and fun-fuelled
    17. Canvas & Cream – Creative local café
    18. Hash E8 – Bustling brunch destination
    19. Cocotte – Modern rustic restaurant
    20. The Good Egg – Comforting Jewish dishes
    21. The Perky Nel – Fun brunch with park views
    22. Lantana Café – Try Australian brunch culture
    23. Ballie Ballerson – Brunch and a ball pit
    24. The Breakfast Club – Crowd-pleasing brunch spot
    25. Three Eight Four – Med-inspired recipes
    26. Eggbreak – Egg-centric cooking
    27. The Blues Kitchen – Comfort food and cocktails
    28. Big Chill – Budget-conscious brunch options
    29. The Cyclist – Modern local pub
    30. Grind – Relaxed all-day brunches
    31. Popina – Affordable brunching in Mayfair

Affordable brunch in London

The best cheap brunches in London

Aquum

Lively weekend brunch spot

Aquum is a vast four storey venue complete with a ball pit and rooftop shisha garden. It’s not just a fun nightlife spot – pop in during the day at weekends for brunch until 5pm. It’s a concise menu of comforting choices like crumpets, shakshuka, and a full English, with bottomless drinks offers available too.

  • Type of brunch: À la carte
  • Price: £13.50 for eggs Benedict
  • When: Weekends until 5pm

Foxcroft & Ginger

Local café and bakery

Quirky café Foxcroft & Ginger has its own bakery on-site, guaranteeing the freshest bread and pastries. This is a comfortable neighbourhood eatery where breakfast and brunch dishes are a big attraction. Budget-friendly brunch is available every day, with options like porridge, shakshuka, and fried breakfasts. There are also lighter bites like banana bread.

  • Type of brunch: À la carte
  • Price: £13.50 for fried breakfast
  • When: All day
Wild Thyme – Affordable brunch
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Wild Thyme – Affordable brunch
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Wild Thyme – Affordable brunch
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Wild Thyme – Affordable brunch
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Wild Thyme

Global brunch all day

For all-day brunch dishes with international influences, visit Wild Thyme. This is a comfy space with wood panelling and cushions, and there's a terrace. Globally-inspired breakfast and brunch dishes are served all day, from light pastries to fried breakfasts, burgers, and wraps. Drinks, including wine and cocktails, are also available.

  • Type of brunch: À la carte
  • Price: £11 for eggs Benedict
  • When: All day

Scarpetta

Pasta bottomless brunch

Sample an Italian-themed bottomless brunch at Scarpetta in Canary Wharf. This modern restaurant has a look that's rustic but still smart, and specialises in Italian cuisine. Expect small plates and tempting pasta recipes, with the pasta made fresh in-house. Cocktails and Italian wines are served and there's a lively bottomless brunch.

  • Type of brunch: À la carte
  • Price: £20 for bottomless brunch
  • When: Weekends and bank holidays until 6pm
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Casual Aussie-style brunch

Antipodean-inspired coffee shop Kaffeine is a great choice for a casual brunch in Central London. Food is just as important as coffee at this slick modern eatery, and you can try sweet and savoury dishes. Go for mushrooms, eggs, or avocado on toast, or a stack of sweet pancakes for something bigger.

  • Type of brunch: À la carte
  • Price: £12 for pancakes
  • When: All day
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    66 Great Titchfield Street, Fitzrovia
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Sawyer & Gray

Cosy local hideout

Highbury’s Sawyer & Gray is a discreet restaurant and café that offers a special brunch menu at weekends. This cosy spot welcomes dogs but tells you to leave your laptop at home. Settle in for tasty dishes ranging from wholesome porridge or muesli to indulgent plates of French toast or shakshuka.

  • Type of brunch: À la carte
  • Price: £9 for eggs Florentine
  • When: Weekends until 4pm

The Table

All-day brunch experts

Contemporary British eatery The Table is all about brunch. You can enjoy all-day meals at this modern restaurant with an elegant terrace. There's plenty of choice on the menu, from a classic fry-up or eggs Benedict to waffles and French toast. Burgers are also served at this stylish venue.

  • Type of brunch: À la carte
  • Price: £13.50 for fried breakfast
  • When: All day

SW16 Bar & Kitchen

Community hotspot

There's a lot going on at SW16 Bar & Restaurant. This spacious spot has a bar, store, community workspace, and a restaurant, with indoor and outdoor seating. Menus are all about seasonal local food, and brunch and Sunday lunch are served every weekend. A full range of drinks is served from the bar.

  • Type of brunch: À la carte
  • Price: £7 for pancakes
  • When: Weekends until 5pm
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Dobar – Affordable brunch
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Buzzy brunches in North London

Dobar is North London’s breakfast and brunch hotspot. This buzzy place often has a queue out the door, with just 40 seats available in a cosy setting. There’s a huge choice of brunch dishes on the à la carte menu, from classic fry-ups to fluffy pancakes or Mediterranean-inspired options.

  • Type of brunch: À la carte
  • Price: £12.50 for fried breakfast
  • When: All day
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Comforting brunch classics

At the Dirty Bones venues you can enjoy an indulgent but still affordable brunch. This place is all about US-style comfort food, served in a richly-decorated setting. At weekends you can enjoy classics like chicken and waffles, breakfast burgers, and pancakes, and you can make it bottomless too.

  • Type of brunch: À la carte
  • Price: £27 for bottomless brunch
  • When: Weekends until 3.30pm
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Four Thieves

Low-key or party brunches

Four Thieves offers three different ways to get in on the brunch action. There are two weekly themed bottomless brunches at this neon-lit modern pub, plus you can simply take your pick from the usual Saturday brunch menu. There are classic options from fried breakfasts to Benedicts, and sandwiches.

  • Type of brunch: À la carte
  • Price: £9 for brunch sandwiches
  • When: Saturdays until 2pm
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Bottomless pizza and a bottle of booze

Combine food and fun at Flight Club, which offers a bottomless pizza brunch paired with a whole bottle of prosecco per person. This cosy and contemporary spot is dedicated to social darts – come just for the food or add some games to your session in a semi-private playing area for an additional fee.

  • Type of brunch: Buffet
  • Price: From £30 for bottomless pizza
  • When: Thursday-Sunday until 4.30pm
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Milk

Balham brunch favourite

Milk may be low-key but it's become a cult favourite in Balham. This walk-in only eatery has a cool rustic look and serves breakfast and brunch favourites. Expect classics like breakfast sandwiches plus more innovative options like the fish sando. Freshly-made juices and smoothies are on offer here as well.

  • Type of brunch: À la carte
  • Price: £12.50 for eggs Benedict
  • When: All day
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Fresh and sustainable cooking

Founded in 2015, Brunswick East is a top spot for brunch in East London. Both sites use produce from the Dalston branch's roof farm and the Hackney bakehouse. It's a breezy and friendly venue, with a simple yet eclectic brunch offering including sandwiches, pastries, and kedgeree, plus alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.

  • Type of brunch: À la carte
  • Price: £12.50 for poached eggs
  • When: All day
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    17 Amhurst Terrace, Stoke Newington
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Venezuelan-style brunching

Try a Venezuelan-inspired brunch at Arepa & Co. These restaurants are modern and cool. If you're here for brunch, you can choose a selection of small plates for a South American culinary tour. Alternatively, choose one of the tempting breakfast plates, including plant-based options, eggs with shredded beef, or cheesy pancakes.

  • Type of brunch: À la carte
  • Price: Around £14 for a brunch plate
  • When: Weekends and bank holidays until 4pm
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    254 Paradise Row, Tower Hamlets
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    58 De Beauvoir Cres, Dalston
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    169 S Lambeth Rd, Vauxhall
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    1A Amhurst Road, Hackney/Dalston
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The Exhibit

Boozy and fun-fuelled

Drinking, dining, and party spot The Exhibit is popular for brunch in Balham. There’s loads going on at this vibrant venue, including a weekend bottomless brunch. The venue can accommodate groups of up to 20 for brunch, where you’ll get free-flowing drinks and favourites on the menu like shakshuka and a breakfast bap.

  • Type of brunch: À la carte
  • Price: £29.50 for bottomless brunch
  • When: Weekends until 5pm

Canvas & Cream

Creative local café

Creative people will appreciate Canvas & Cream. Based in Forest Hill, this is a neighbourhood café with attached artists' studios. It's a bright and airy space for eating breakfast, brunch, and lunch, with diverse options from granola bowls to fry-ups. Alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks are served too.

  • Type of brunch: À la carte
  • Price: Around £13 for fried breakfast
  • When: All day

Hash E8

Bustling brunch destination

Brunch is the name of the game at Hash E8 and the menu includes ample affordable options if you’re watching your wallet. This bustling café is humble but attracts a big crowd thanks to its tempting options like Benedicts, fried breakfasts, and choices for those with a sweet tooth, plus fresh juices.

  • Type of brunch: À la carte
  • Price: £6 for eggs on toast
  • When: All day
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Modern rustic restaurant

It’s farm-to-table French food at Cocotte, which specialises in rotisserie cooking. These inviting restaurants have a modern rustic look and serve carefully-sourced free-range meat. There’s an eclectic brunch at weekends, from healthy acai bowls to a gooey truffle croque monsieur, chicken burgers, or sweet waffles. You can add bottomless booze too.

  • Type of brunch: À la carte
  • Price: £6.50 for waffles
  • When: Weekends until 4pm
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    95 Westbourne Grove
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    271 New Kings Rd, Fulham/Hammersmith and Fulham
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    11 Harrington Rd, Kensington
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The Good Egg

Comforting Jewish dishes

The Good Egg is famed for comforting Jewish and Middle Eastern cuisine, with classic brunch dishes served throughout the day in a vibrant contemporary setting. Try classic sandwiches like salt beef bagels, shakshuka, or flaky boureka pastries. Top it off with a sweet treat like babka. A kids’ brunch is served as well.

  • Type of brunch: À la carte
  • Price: £12-15 for shakshuka
  • When: Until 4pm (Soho) or 6pm (Stoke Newington)

The Perky Nel

Fun brunch with park views

As it's name suggests, The Perky Nel is a lively place to be. This pub and restaurant is smart and modern, with an outdoor terrace and fab views of Clapham Common. Children are welcome here too. The menu is all about classic British pub grub, including a weekend bottomless brunch.

  • Type of brunch: À la carte
  • Price: Around £25 for bottomless brunch
  • When: Saturdays until 3pm
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Try Australian brunch culture

Enjoy Aussie-style café culture at Lantana Café. Obviously this means brunch is on the menu at these airy, contemporary venues. You’ll find tempting à la carte options like avocado toast and corn fritters, plus alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. It’s budget-friendly but you can go bottomless if you do want to splash the cash.

  • Type of brunch: À la carte
  • Price: £12 for French toast
  • When: Weekends until 4pm
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Ballie Ballerson

Brunch and a ball pit

For bottomless brunch and a literal ball pit full of fun, check out Ballie Ballerson. This lively party spot brings back your favourite childhood memories, and the bottomless brunch guarantees some weekend laughs. Your ticket gets you two hours of access to the ball pit, plus two hours of unlimited pizza and drinks.

  • Type of brunch: Buffet
  • Price: £25 for bottomless brunch
  • When: Weekends until 4.15pm
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Crowd-pleasing brunch spot

Well-established as a brekkie and brunch favourite, The Breakfast Club has numerous branches in the capital. There’s a dedicated weekend brunch menu at this contemporary destination, serving up eclectic dishes from breakfast burritos and burgers to huevos rancheros, pancakes, and scrambled eggs with smoked salmon. Alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks are available.

  • Type of brunch: À la carte
  • Price: Around £10 for breakfast sandwiches
  • When: Weekends all day
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    11 Southwark Street, Southwark
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    33 D'Arblay Street, Soho
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    12-16 Artillery Lane, Shoreditch/The City/City of London
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    55 Neal St, Covent Garden
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    Saint Pancras Station, Camden Town/King's Cross
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    18 Old Compton St, Soho
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    020-372 755 43
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    020-743 425 71
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    020-707 896 33
    The Breakfast Club Seven Dials
    020-395 820 91
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Three Eight Four

Med-inspired recipes

Brixton’s chic bar and restaurant Three Eight Four serves Med-inspired small plates and innovative cocktails in a cosy industrial space. You can sample brunch here at weekends, with classic brunch cocktails and cocktail packages to go with. The concise menu offers varied choices like mushrooms on toast, smoothie bowls, and shakshuka.

  • Type of brunch: À la carte
  • Price: £10.50 for shakshuka
  • When: Weekends until 3pm
Eggbreak – Affordable brunch
Eggbreak
Eggbreak – Affordable brunch
Eggbreak
Eggbreak – Affordable brunch
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Eggbreak – Affordable brunch
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Eggbreak – Affordable brunch
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Eggbreak – Affordable brunch
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Eggbreak – Affordable brunch
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Eggbreak – Affordable brunch
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Eggbreak

Egg-centric cooking

Eggbreak is a great destination for an affordable brunch, with tempting egg-centric dishes served all day long. This is a bright and modern spot that attracts a varied crowd. The eclectic menu has international influences, ranging from cheese toasties to eggs Benedict, French toast, or lamb hash with a fried egg.

  • Type of brunch: À la carte
  • Price: £14 for eggs Benedict
  • When: All day
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Comfort food and cocktails

Music and Southern US-style eats are what it’s all about at The Blues Kitchen. These energetic venues attract a busy crowd and are popular for brunch at weekends. Expect a mix of small plates, burgers, and brunch favourites like smoked salmon and eggs, washed down with cocktails, including bottomless options.

  • Type of brunch: À la carte
  • Price: £10.50 for pancakes
  • When: Weekends until 3.30pm
  • 111-113 Camden High Street, Camden Town 40 Acre Lane, Brixton 134-146 Curtain Rd, Shoreditch
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    111-113 Camden High Street, Camden Town
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    40 Acre Lane, Brixton
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    134-146 Curtain Rd, Shoreditch
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    020-727 405 91
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    020-772 972 16
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Big Chill

Budget-conscious brunch options

Best known as a buzzy party destination, Big Chill is also popular for a weekend brunch. You can make your brunch bottomless as you choose à la carte dishes like vegan pancake stacks, chicken and waffles, or a Mexican-style fry up. For a budget-friendly brunch, choose cocktails or prosecco without the top-ups.

  • Type of brunch: À la carte
  • Price: £9.50 for avocado toast
  • When: Weekends, times vary

The Cyclist

Modern local pub

The Cyclist in Balham is a neighbourhood pub with a modern sense of style. It has a sleek dark blue exterior as well as a contemporary interior. There's a full range of drinks in addition to internationally-inspired food options. Brunch is available on Saturdays and you can add on bottomless drinks.

  • Type of brunch: À la carte
  • Price: £9 for French toast
  • When: Saturdays until 4pm
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Relaxed all-day brunches

The all-day dining menus at Grind offer affordable brunch-friendly dishes for any time. These modern and cool coffee shops are relaxed daytime venues that become buzzing spots at night. Dishes range from hotcakes and fried breakfasts to sandos and cheeseburgers. Naturally, there’s top quality coffee to go with it all.

  • Type of brunch: À la carte
  • Price: £15 for fried breakfast
  • When: Until 5pm
  • 42 Maiden Ln, Covent Garden 17-19 Nelson Rd, Greenwich 38 Broadgate, The City/City of London 2 London Bridge, Southwark 34 Royal Exchange, The City/City of London 213 Old Street, Shoreditch 19 Beak St, Soho Unit G, Waterloo Station, 01 The Sidings, South Bank/Lambeth/Southwark
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    42 Maiden Ln, Covent Garden
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    17-19 Nelson Rd, Greenwich
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    38 Broadgate, The City/City of London
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    2 London Bridge, Southwark
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    34 Royal Exchange, The City/City of London
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    213 Old Street, Shoreditch
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    19 Beak St, Soho
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    Unit G, Waterloo Station, 01 The Sidings, South Bank/Lambeth/Southwark
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    020-396 354 14
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    020-301 971 78
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    020-301 918 07
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    020-749 074 90
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    020-728 770 73
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    020-301 918 06
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Popina

Affordable brunching in Mayfair

Mayfair is known for high prices but you can get a budget-friendly award-winning brunch here from Popina. This is an upmarket spot where brunch is served all day, with sweet and savoury choices available. Eggs are served in a myriad of ways plus there are sandwiches, French toast, healthy granola, and indulgent desserts.

  • Type of brunch: À la carte
  • Price: £7.50 for eggs on toast
  • When: All day

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