Whether you’re recovering from the night before or you’re just after a catch-up with friends and a bite to eat – brunch near your student accommodation in central London is always a good option on a lazy weekend. Victoria is especially spoilt for choice when it comes to brunch options. From quirky eateries to bottomless brunches, we look at the top places for brunch in Victoria London.
Located on Nova, just 20 minutes from urbanest Westminster, Timmy Green offers Aussie-inspired cuisine including ‘prime grass-fed meats and childhood-inspired sharing plates’. Their most notable option on the menu, however, is their bottomless brunches, which at £39.50 per head includes one savoury and one sweet dish, not to mention bottomless prosecco. Other brunch menu options include smashed avocado and eggs, as well as aubergine fritters, pancakes with maple syrup and bacon sausage sandwiches.
Just 12 minutes from urbanest Vauxhall by tube, Pimlico Fresh is one of the most popular cafés near Victoria station. It boasts an everchanging blackboard menu, However, you can always expect generous helpings of classics like porridge, granola, French toast and organic options on sourdough. Not to mention, they offer a variety of vegan options to please everyone. Pimlico Fresh is open from 8:30 on weekends.
The English Rose Café
If you’re after a full English, the English Rose Café is good for brunch in Victoria. It also offers toasted teacakes, scrambled eggs and avocado or smoked salmon, so you can expect an array of comfort food should you need it. All of their breakfasts are made with free-range eggs. Also, it’s only 5 minutes’ walk from Buckingham Palace so it’s a perfect stop if you’re sightseeing.
Iris and June
As one of the popular independent cafés in Victoria, Iris and June offers artisan coffee should you need to start your day with caffeine. Whether you like your eggs sunny side up, scrambled or on a bed of avocado, Iris and June do their eggs ‘anyway’. They also offer classics like bacon sarnies and toast, but you can also expect fancier options such as pork shoulder meatballs or buckwheat and beer porridge. Their weekend brunch menu is also served 9am-4pm, so you can visit after a lie-in.
Le Pain Quotidien
As the name suggests you can expect a multitude of freshly baked goods at Le Pain Quotidien, including French pastries and fresh bread, as well as the breakfast classics including avocado toast and scrambled eggs. You can also indulge in typical European cuisine, including the ‘Full Belgian’ which features cold meats, scrambled eggs, and grilled tomatoes. Le Pain Quotidien is open 8am-9pm daily and is just 11 minutes from urbanest Vauxhall via tube.
Regency café is an art deco-style café based in Regency Street. As well as its tasty menu, it’s famous for appearing on films such as Layer Cake and Pride. Since 1946, this café has been serving up popular brunch options, including fry-ups with English extras such as black pudding, bubble and squeak, or hash browns.
A final option for brunch in Victoria is Aster. Whether you prefer eggs benedict or poached eggs on sourdough, Aster offers a top-end breakfast for days you want to treat yourself. Other options include smoked salmon, fruit salads, a full English or croissants. If you need another excuse, Urbanest Westminster is just 14 minutes away on the tube.
Now that you’ve discovered our top brunches in Victoria, skip straight to the one that takes your fancy:
Have you tried any other places for breakfast in Victoria London? Let us know your favourites in the comments!