Where to Bottomless Brunch in London

Charlie Pea|February 24, 2017

We all know the British invented drinking, but did you know they invented brunch as well?

At least that’s how the legend goes. Now this inbetweeny meal – not quite breakfast, not quite lunch – has been greatly improved by the addition of free refills on daytime-appropriate bubbly and cocktails. And while this new wave of alcohol-soaked midday dining may have its roots across the pond, what could be a more natural activity for Londoners than the so-called bottomless brunch, which brings together a sociable weekend meal and excessive amounts of booze?

Where: Bunga Bunga, Battersea
Nearest tube: South Kensington/Fulham Broadway, or Battersea Park/Imperial Wharf rail station.
When: Saturdays, 11:30am-5pm
Cuisine: Italian
The deal: “Two hours of Frizanti and “do it yourself” bellini kits, a full 3 course brunch including breads, pastries, jams, antipasti meat platters and metro brunch pizzas, followed by fresh fruit and gelato,” plus live entertainment and karaoke. £38 per person before 2pm, £48 afterwards.

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Where: Avenue, Mayfair
Nearest tube: Green Park
When: All day Saturdays and Sundays.
Cuisine: British
The deal: £22.50 for 2 courses or £27.50 for 3 courses, plus £15 for unlimited prosecco and Bloody Marys. Full menu here.

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Where: Bad Egg, Moorgate
Nearest tube: Moorgate
When: Saturdays 10am-5pm; Sundays 12-5pm
Cuisine: Americanish
The deal: Three dishes and unlimited cava, Bloody Marys and mimosas for £32.50. Virgin option: £22.50. Full menu here.

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Where: Mews of Mayfair, Mayfair
Nearest tube: Bond Street/Oxford Circus
When: Sundays, 12-4pm
Cuisine: British
The deal: £20 for 2 courses or £25 for 3 courses, plus £15 for unlimited prosecco, bellinis, mimosas and Bloody Marys with two courses or more. Full menu here.

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Where: Hot Box, The City
Nearest tube: Aldgate
When: Sundays, 12-4pm
Cuisine: Americanish 
The deal: At this East London barbecue mecca, a ‘Liquid Brunch’ for £25 p/p is on the cards including the usual bubbles and more – there’s even five variations of Bloody Mary. We are particular fans of their Eggs Benedict with Smoked Pork Belly and the Green Bloody Mary with Chimichurri, Jalapeño Tabasco and Cucumber – Full menu here.

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Any recommendations let me know below!