A gateway into London, Victoria has a plethora of restaurants and cafés open early to ply you with a breakfast pit stop or lazy all-day brunch. Surrounded by the capital’s iconic landmarks, impressive shopping malls and important transport links, among Victoria’s breakfast spots there are some true gems. We’ve valiantly tested the best of the brunch menus, and these are the breakfast places you should definitely seek out.
Timmy Green, Victoria
Bringing chic Melbourne dining to London as part of the Daisy Green collection, Timmy Green, Victoria is a light-filled oasis at breakfast with a welcoming alfresco terrace for summer mornings. Book in for its amazing bottomless Aussie brunch and you know you’ve arrived at one of the best breakfast places in Victoria. For your bottomless brunch, you choose a sweet and savoury dish and top up with free-flowing prosecco and mimosas for 90 minutes of heaven. Picture homemade granola, pancakes, hearty bacon rolls and sublime shakshuka. Thoroughly filling and lots of fun.
The English Rose Café & Tea Shop
A classic English breakfast with a dainty pot of tea awaits at The English Rose. A short stroll from Buckingham Palace, this cosy independent café is a royally delicious spot for a hearty breakfast. You get a proper full English fry up with all the essentials here, including delicious sausages. Vegetarian and vegan breakfasts are on the menu, too. If you can manage more, the homemade scones with clotted cream are pure sweet joy. You can take a tea set home as a souvenir to practise pouring the perfect cuppa.
Rail House Cafe, Victoria
Right opposite Victoria Station, this large, modern and uber-stylish venue is just the place to meet up with friends over brunch. Forget the meal deal in the station and grab a table or a sofa and peruse the extensive menu of tempting breakfast and brunch dishes. Get your health fix with quinoa and coconut porridge or a chia seed pot. Load up with sweet and savoury deliciousness by ordering buttermilk pancakes or the softly poached eggs with a hollandaise sauce on sourdough. The outside terrace is glorious in the sunshine, too.
Coco di Mama, Victoria
Open from early-o’clock, this Italian eatery serves a brisk tasty breakfast to eat in or take with you. The range of vegetarian and vegan dishes here is impressive, from delightful vegan chocolate or apricot croissants to the va voom avocado and egg pot and vegan bacon baguettes. It’s a fun and funky way to start your day just behind Westminster Cathedral.
Take a stroll to these tasty breakfast and brunch spots right on your doorstep when you book a room or suite at The Clermont, Victoria, where we combine old-fashioned hospitality with thoroughly modern comforts.