The Best Cafés in Great Britain

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26 cafés and coffeehouses ranked highest on Falstaff's 100-point scale in Great Britain. All information including address and phone number.
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Housed in one of Picadilly's most elegant European-style buildings, The Wolseley serves a delicious morning menu until 11.30am every day. From their homemade viennoiseries to classic eggs benedict and specialities like bubble and squeak, it's the perfect place to have breakfast in Mayfair.

160 Piccadilly, W1J 9EB London, Great Britain

One of the few Indian brunches in London, Dipna Anand fuses the flavours of home with popular British dishes; think masala scambled eggs and English breakfast with mini naans. For a little bit of everything, the signature meat or vegetarian thali is full of traditional classics, and the drinks list includes a selection of lesser-known Indian wines.

Somerset House Strand, WC2R 1LA London, Great Britain

Renowned Middle Eastern chef Yotam Ottolenghi, who also owns Rovi and Nopi in London, serves a small but well-crafted selection of breakfast dishes at his largest venue. The shakshuka with smoked labneh, turmeric eggs and za'atar Danish pastry is an excellent reflection of his Israeli heritage and makes an ideal weekend morning pit-stop.

21-22 Warwick Street, W1B 5NE London, Great Britain

Expect a Middle Eastern and Mediterranean brunch at the Coal Office, created by Israeli chef Assaf Granit and acclaimed designer Tom Dixon. Polished yet rich flavours are at the heart of the brunch menu, which includes both meze-style small plates and meaty mains, as well as an extensive selection of dips.

2 Bagley Walk, N1C 4PQ London, Great Britain

Enjoy North and South American cuisine with plenty of spice and smoky flavours at the popular Chiltern Firehouse. Weekend brunch includes raw oysters and caviar, wood-fired pizzas and a variety of breakfasts such as blueberry pancakes and Iberico ham eggs Benedict, accompanied by floral cocktails or Champagne.

1 Chiltern Street, W1U 7PA London, Great Britain

Salty, spicy and savoury Mexican dishes await you at Santa Remedio's tantalising Mexican brunch in London Bridge. Order a selection of tacos and tostadas or create your own, accompanied by free-flowing margheritas or/and sangria.

152 Tooley Street, SE1 2TU London, Great Britain

The best brunch in London with skyline views, it's hard to choose between the sweet and savoury signature dishes at 24-hour Duck & Waffle, such as lobster rolls, Colombian eggs and duck benedict, accompanied by one of the signature or classic cocktails.

110 Bishopgate, Heron Tower, EC2N 4AY London, Great Britain
Coffee Bar/Café

Using locally sourced ingredients, Dobar's brunch-only menu is filled with breakfast favourites such as signature pancakes and avocado smash. But a selection of salads, fry-ups and tantalisingly sweet desserts make this the place to be at any time of day.

324A Green Lanes, N4 1BX London, Great Britain

Balthazar's popular French brasserie-style restaurant, with its ornate facade in the heart of Covent Garden, offers a tempting mix of classic breakfast dishes and richly flavoured French classics. Oysters and hors d'oeuvres are ideal for those with smaller appetites and the all-French wine list offers something for everyone.

4-6 Russell Street, WC2B 5HZ London, Great Britain

London's most decadent new restaurant, based on ancient mythology and decorated with marble statues and painted ceilings. Bacchanalia's Sunday brunch is a Mediterranean sensation, serving a small selection of Greek-centric classics paired with one of three signature cocktails.

1 Mount Street, W1K 3NA London, Great Britain

2-4 Boundary Street, E2 7DD London, Great Britain

Morvah, Pendeen, TR20 8YX Cornwall, Great Britain

Foundry Court, PL27 7QN Wadebridge, Great Britain

31 St Martin's Lane, WC2N 4ER London, Great Britain

181 Piccadilly, W1A1ER London, Great Britain

8 Exhibition Road, SW7 2HF London, Great Britain

9 New Road, TR18 5PZ Newlyn, Great Britain
Coffee Bar/Café

Wilton Place, SW1X 7RL London, Great Britain

227-229 Hoxton Street, N15LG London, Great Britain

The interior of Café Royal's Grill Room, lavishly decorated and glittering with hundreds of mirrors, is almost enough to distract you from your afternoon tea. A live pianist, a glass of bubbly and three levels of delicious treats make this the perfect place for a special occasion.

68 Regent Street, W1B 4DY London, Great Britain