Residents are truly spoilt when it comes to the best brunch spots in West London.
When curating this list of places to visit in the hours between breakfast and lunch for something that’s both delicious and filling, it was uncovered that there are an exceptional number of excellent places to list from Our Patch alone.
Brunch is a meal that is often a treat after a slow weekend morning, or a refuel after an early morning ramble or run. It might keep you going until dinner or be fuel enough for a walk along the river path or a few hours of retail therapy perhaps at one of the many weekend markets.
In this article, estate agents Horton and Garton highlight the best brunch spots in West London.
Header image: Wild Thyme
Where to have brunch in Chiswick?
There are an incredible number of excellent eateries at which to have brunch in Chiswick. Every few doors along the High Road you’ll likely find a top brunch spot, and on the weekends you can be certain they’ll largely be filled with diners, brunch is a popular past time in W4. Here are some of the favourite places to have brunch in Chiswick:
High Road House
162-170 Chiswick High Road, Chiswick, London W4 1PR
Perhaps one of the best known places for brunch in Chiswick is High Road House, a members-only club owned by the Soho House group, though non-members can dine in the brasserie on the ground floor. It features a restaurant, bar, private dining room, and 14 bedrooms. It’s known for its stylish decor and relaxed atmosphere.
High Road House in Chiswick is a great option for brunch, and perhaps one of the favourite spots on the High Road. They have a variety of delicious dishes and with both inside and outside dining on offer, it’s popular year-round.
97 Chiswick High Road, Chiswick, London W4 2ED
Parle Pantry is a vegan, independent cafe, and coffee shop, that includes a vegan full English breakfast on its morning menu. They offer a variety of fresh and homemade food options, including several wonderful vegan brunch options and cakes and pastries.
214 Chiswick High Road, Chiswick, London W4 1SD
This well-known group of restaurants have made their mark on the capital over the past decade or so and continues to impress with a great menu of delicious food options.
Megan’s claims to be loosely Mediterranean and the décor certainly reflects this. The brunch and breakfast menu includes a broad selection of dishes from a Full English to a parma ham & sourdough take on Eggs Benedict, and also features Mediterranean dishes such as Baked Eggs Shakshouka.
15 Devonshire Rd, Chiswick, London W4 2EU
Originally founded in 2015, Urban Pantry is one of the stand out brunch spots in Chiswick, having won Best Brunch Place in Chiswick’ at the TimeOut Awards and then going on to claim Best Breakfast of the Year at the 2019 National Breakfast Awards. It’s safe to say that this Chiswick favourite is firmly on the London foodie map.
One particular menu highlight is the award-winning Corn Fritters, and there’s even a Brunch Feast for Two, which includes a trio of the Urban Pantry plates in one, perfect for sharing.
114 Chiswick High Rd, Chiswick, London W4 1PU
With an all-day brunch menu, no list of top brunches in the area would be complete without Angie’s.
The menu includes classics such as eggs Benedict and Florentine, as well as feta smashed avo toast, fried buttermilk chicken burger and includes super salads too.
Now in its tenth year, Angie’s is a destination brunch spot and is absolutely one of the best brunch spots in West London.
We met with Angie Steele to discuss her journey from working with Gordan Ramsay to creating the popular Angie’s. Read the full interview with Angie Steele here.
Places for brunch Shepherd’s Bush
There are multiple places to have brunch in Shepherd’s Bush. Several of the newer additions are located around White City, Westfield and the Television Centre but there are also some exceptional options in Askew Village.
163 Askew Road, London W12 9AU
Perhaps serving one of the most insta-worthy brunches in West London (that’s delicious too), Burnt is located in the very heart of Askew Village, at 163 Askew Road.
Burnt’s brunch menu ranges from Nduja Turkish eggs to Miso squash omelette and even features a Salt beef, saukraut, mustard and cheddar croque madame. Sweet plates include buttermilk pancakes with poached rhubarb, maple mascarpone, and shortbread. An absolute must-stop for those seeking the best brunch spot in West London.
White City House
2, Television Centre, 101 Wood Lane, London W12 7FR
White City House in Shepherd’s Bush is a members-only club with a variety of amenities such as a rooftop pool, restaurant, and private event spaces. Together with Chiswick’s High Road House, it is part of the Soho House group.
Those visiting often choose to dine at the rooftop restaurant on the 10th floor, which is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
1C Oaklands Grove, London W12 0JD
Proud Mary’s is an independent Kiwi-inspired cafe just moments from Uxbridge Road, open from 8 am – 4 pm. It is a much-loved spot in Shepherd’s Bush with a beautiful interior and known for its cosy atmosphere.
From pancakes and waffles to a full English breakfast for all dietary requirements, there is a selection of brunch options on the menu for you to enjoy. Sweet cakes and pastries, many of which are inspired by New Zealand, are also available as an additional treat.
2b Thorpebank Road, London W12 0PQ
Wild Thyme is tucked away on a residential street, just off Uxbridge Road in the very heart of Shepherd’s Bush. It’s easily one of the most regularly recommended brunch spots in West London and has been handed several awards by the likes of Trip Advisor.
From French Toast to the Wild Thyme Breakfast, the menu is filled with brunch classics and other options with a twist such as the Cauliflower Benedict.
Brunch spots in Hammersmith
From delightful riverside cafes to creperies near the station, there are several brunch spots in Hammersmith worth stopping at for a bite to eat.
3 Black Lion Lane, London W6 9TJ
Elder Press Cafe is a lovely coffee shop and cafe located very close to the river. They offer a variety of coffee drinks, teas, and light bites such as pastries and sandwiches.
The perfect spot for brunch before or after a riverside stroll, the Elder Press menu includes dishes such as the Brunch Plate which includes hot smoked salmon with a soft-boiled egg, pickled seasonal vegetables, avocado mash, miso green salad, goats curd and rye bread. There are also breakfast dishes such as their housemade granola bowl with seasonal fruits, greek yoghurt and honey.
111 Hammersmith Grove, London W6 0NQ
Serving many of the brunch classics, La Cave is known for its exceptional coffee, great pastries and as a cosy spot to stop for brunch.
Together with Croque Monsieur and brunch favourites such as Eggs Royale, La Cave includes Foie Gras on its weekend brunch menu, which is served between 10am and 3pm.
La Petite Bretage
5-7 Beadon Rd, London W6 0EA
La Petite Bretagne is a crêperie located in Hammersmith, London. It serves a variety of sweet and savoury crêpes as well as other French dishes.
Offering visitors a twist on the more traditional brunch menu, La Petite Bretagne is perfect if you’re looking for a delightful change.
17 Crisp Rd, London W6 9RL
Sam’s Kitchen, a cafe located around the corner from Sam’s Riverside, serves breakfast, brunch and lunch and offers a variety of hot drinks and freshly squeezed juices.
The menu has a broad range of options, from full English fry-up and smoked salmon and scrambled eggs on sourdough toast to fresh pastries, Granola with coconut yoghurt and seasonal fruit, alongside Australian-inspired dishes from when Sam worked in Australia, including the popular crab crumpets.
Brunch spots in West London
In addition to those listed above, there are other brunch spots in West London that should absolutely be included in a round-up of the best places to eat brunch in this part of London.
4 Comeragh Road, London W14 9HP
Tucked away in W14, within easy reach for those who reside in Barons Court or West Kensington is Popin, an all-day cafe.
The menu at Popin is a true delight, including their signature award-winning banana bread which is served with fresh berries and vanilla mascarpone, and there’s a huge selection of porridge options, a highlight being the caramelised banana and pecan porridge. Savoury dishes include spiced lentil dahl, served with French Sourdough.
Le Petit Citron
98-100 Shepherds Bush Road, London W6 7PD
Le Petit Citron is a classical French bistro, in the heart of Brook Green, Hammersmith, inspired by a love of Provençal cooking.
Le Petit Cirton is known for its delicious brunch menu – served 10-4pm every Saturday and Sunday. Highlights include their ‘Full French’ breakfast which includes a Toulouse sausage, streaky bacon, Cornish eggs, mushrooms, and toast, or the authentic French ‘Duck Waffle’ drizzled with maple syrup.
Also on the menu is the vegetarian ‘Tartine Maison’ with Cornish eggs and Provençal tomatoes, served with avocado and aioli. Let Petit Citron also offers a range of vegan options, weekend specials and a selection of desserts.
All information included in this blog is based on that provided by the businesses and websites of the businesses included and is believed to be correct at the time of writing.
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