Best Soho Brunches

From the bustling buildings of Soho to the oh-so-popular Carnaby street, the West End is home to some of the finest restaurants in all of London. 

Whether you’re looking for a casual and affordable brunch to enjoy with friends or would rather opt for an upscale restaurant as a treat before a trip to the theatre, there are plenty of options to choose from in Soho. 

To help you ease yourself into the weekend, we share 10 spots that serve some of the best Soho brunches with you here.

1. Bill’s Soho


Fuel yourself for a day of sightseeing, shopping, or adventures with brunch at Bill’s in Soho. Whether you’ve been dreaming of brunch classics like pancakes or eggs benedict with fries all week or are craving avocado on toast, Bill’s menu has plenty – there are even plant-based and vegetarian options. 

To drink, you’ll find Aperol spritz, espresso martinis, passionfruit martinis, plus many more of your favourite alcoholic beverages shaken or stirred behind the bar. Looking for something a bit more casual? There are juice, smoothies, and non-alcohol drinks too.

Available all day, there’s no need to rise early. Simply head on down when you’re ready to start your weekend.

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2. Balans No 34


Classic cocktails and sought-after brunch dishes await you at Balans No 34. Though small in size, Balans No 34 offers an expansive menu brimming with traditional savoury dishes like eggs benedict, lobster benedict, steak and eggs, and even a full English.

For veggies, there are courgette fritters, French toast, and breakfast burritos. Looking for a sweet treat? Enjoy American or matcha pancakes served with bacon, banana, or berries as you catch up with friends.

Serving brunch all day long, brunch at Balans No 34 starts at £5.

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3. The Ivy Soho


If you’re looking for stylish and sophisticated Soho brunches, look no further than The Ivy. Serving brunch on Saturdays and Sundays from 11 am until 3:45 pm, treat yourself to warm asparagus with truffle hollandaise or goats curd salad to start before moving onto mains like eggs benedict and chips, hot buttermilk pancakes, or even lobster and tomato linguine. For dessert, savour an apple tart, chocolate bombe, or mini chocolate truffles.

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4. Pastaio Pasta Restaurant Carnaby


Wanting to step away from the conventional brunch menus? We’ve got just the place for you. From antipasti to whole lobster linguine and spicy meatballs to porcini bolognese, Pastaio serves a selection of mouth-watering Italian fresh pasta dishes accompanied by wines, cocktails, and sparkling slushies.

Open from noon all week; whoever said pasta is just for dinner hasn’t tried pasta for brunch.

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5. Ham Yard Restaurant


Located in the heart of Soho, Ham Yard offers a sensational menu that’s not to be missed. But if the menu alone doesn’t entice you, the atmosphere certainly will. Perfect for a catch-up with friends or a day date, crisp white sheets, courtyard dining, and dimly lit tables await you.

Incorporating fresh, in-season ingredients, warm croissants, Danish pastries, French toast, and kedgeree are just a few of the dishes you can choose from. 

Celebrating a special occasion? In London for the weekend and want to try a local delicacy? We recommend Ham Yard’s afternoon tea, which is available from 12 pm until 4:45 pm.

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6. Blacklock Soho


Situated just a stone’s throw from Piccadilly Circus, Blacklock Soho is among one of the many quirky, distinctive Soho brunches. Look away now if you’re vegetarian or vegan – Blacklock is a meat-eaters’ haven.

Available from 11:45 am on Sundays, start with a breakfast martini, beefy mary, or pig head on toast served in the rustic basement setting. For your main, savour a beer, lamb, or pork roast dinner with your choice of wine, cocktails, or beer.

Although Blacklock mainly serves meat-based dishes, there are a couple of vegetarian options, like mushrooms on toast and celeriac roasts – perfect for those dining with a friend or loved one.

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7. Bancone Golden Square


If you’re looking for a timeless and chic brunch setting in Soho, Bancone Golden Square offers just that. Reinventing brunch with their freshly made antipasti, pasta, and dessert offerings, treat yourself to delicious Italian goodness this weekend.

To drink, there’s a selection of Italian sparkling wines, rosé, white wine, and reds. After something fruity or refreshing? Fino Martinis and Bancone Margaritas are just some of the cocktails you’ll find on the menu.

Welcoming guests from 12 pm every day, mains cost as little as £9.

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8. Randall & Aubin


If pasta for brunch doesn’t appeal to you, perhaps seafood will. Drawing inspiration from the French dining culture, Randall & Aubin offers a range of soups, hors d’oeuvres, salads, and larger dishes in their lively Soho restaurant. As you relish your brunch, enjoy the eclectic music that surrounds you for a truly immersive experience. 

Serving grilled octopus and chorizo salad, grilled scallops, tuna sashimi, grilled tuna, and more for you to relish, Randall & Aubin is open from noon every day of the week.

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9. Mildreds Soho


Nestled in the heart of Soho, Mildreds is the perfect brunch spot for vegetarians and vegans. To start with, sip on fresh juices, soft drinks, or homemade teas as you glance over the plant-based menu and take in the contemporary atmosphere. If you’ve got a sweet tooth, opt for cinnamon porridge, banana butterscotch pancakes, or forest berry pancakes. After something savoury? Why not try whipped avocado toast, sweetcorn fritters, or chilaquiles? 

Available all weekend from 3 pm, a trip to London isn’t complete without brunch at Mildreds.

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10. Seafood Bar


Finally in our best Soho brunches is Seafood Bar. Modern and chic, the fresh interior will leave you mesmerised – think white walls, neutral furnishings, hanging lights, and high stools.

Serving only the finest sustainable shellfish options, Seafood Bar’s menu boasts an impressive range of starters, salads, and mains. Whether you’re after something light or filling, teriyaki salmon, lemon sole, seafood linguine, and fish and chips await you.

Looking for something to share? Enjoy a classic Fruits de Mer combination paired with red or white wine.

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From seafood to pasta and classic brunch dishes to unique twists, Soho brunches are truly diverse. With something for everyone to enjoy, why not try one of the venues shared above this weekend?

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