Venue Details & Map
169 Hemingford RoadIslingtonLondonN1 1DA
- +44 (0)20 7607 3868
- Public transport:
- Caledonian Road and Barnsbury, National Railway
Look guys, I am freshly back in the Big Smoke. So you gotta be gentle with me. I still gotta get re-used to the fact that there are places where one's gotta queue for an hour to grab some eggs benedict.
That being said, Sunday cafe might have been a hella appropriate re-introduction into the city life for me. It blew my mind in all the typically London-esque ways.
Mindblown element 1:...more
This might be the longest I have ever waited for brunch!
This teeny teeny café is really popular at the weekend and my friends and I arrived at about 11:30, so I guess it was exactly the same time as the rest of North London needed their yummy brunch fix. We were told it would probably be 30-40 minutes... and I hadn't seen my friends for yeeears so we got ready for a good chat to pass the...more
This small hipster joint has been on my brunch list for a while. First impressions: slightly rustic vibe, damn that queue and I want to get my hands on everything on that menu.
My brunch partner and I went the sweet route and got the pancakes, brioche French toast and toasted banana bread. I love that they also do half portions of both their pancakes and French toast which means you can try...more
Excellent brunch spot! I'd argue the vegetarian options outweigh the meat ones. They don't take reservations, so just queue up - you're in for a treat!
All the egg dishes are great, but the courgette fries stacked on top of halloumi was outstanding, as was the French toast topped with salted caramel, caramelized bananas and cream. Coffee was decent, as was the aperol spritz. It reminded me of...more
Wow... So best brunch in London? I can't say I've tried them all, but you'd be struggling to find anything much better. If you're lucky enough to have the time, then stop by here on a weekday to avoid 30-60 minute weekend queues.
The food here is outstanding. The first time I came it was for lunch because I was staying nearby and wanting something a bit healthier than a chippy or kebab shop....more