Kickstart your day in one of London’s most popular neighbourhoods with brunch in Notting Hill. We live in Notting Hill and visit these restaurants regularly, so we can vouch for their ongoing goodness.

By: Paul | Last Updated: 20 Apr 2024 | Jump to Comments & Questions

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Brunch in Notting Hill is an eclectic mix that reflects the neighbourhood’s diversity. You could dine in a refined eatery with a trendy menu, or chow down casual rustic joint with a homely vibe. Fill up with a hearty breakfast or enjoy the variety of small, tasting plates.

As residents for more years than we’d like to disclose, we’ve tried most of Notting Hill’s cafes; frequently visiting local institutions, and witnessing the arrival and departure of new ventures.

This list features our current favourites that consistently deliver a top-quality breakfast.

Brunch is one of our favourite things to do in Notting Hill, but the scene is always changing, so keep checking back for changes to this list.


With Japanese minimalism and a no laptop policy, Kuro Eatery is a relaxing place for breakfast in Notting Hill with neutral tones and clean lines.

The menu has a Mediterranean slant, with creative dishes that punch above your standard brunch offerings. The crispy fried eggs with chilli and labneh is excellent, and the beetroot with confit garlic bursts with flavour.

You won’t find your standard Full English, but Kuro is great for a special occasion brunch.

This is currently our favourite coffee in Notting Hill. They also have a take-out cafe next door and a bakery around the corner.

Location – 5 Hillgate Street, W8 7SP //


Beam is a Middle Eastern-inspired brunch spot on Westbourne Grove with a warm community feel and an inviting hubbub.

If you’re looking for brunch to feed a weekend hangover, Beam is the place. Dishes are well on the substantial side with a mix of mezze bites including halloumi, filo parcels, sausage, hashbrowns, avocado, olives, and feta.

You definitely won’t leave hungry and the service is efficient and friendly. They don’t take reservations but they have a QR code you scan at the door to keep your place in the queue. The wait can be long on weekends, so arrive early if you can.

Location – 103 Westbourne Grove, W2 4UW //


Sunday in Brooklyn has NYC vibes with London sensitivities. The smart interior with exposed brick and hanging plants is a cool spot to hang out on the weekends.

Their sandwich with scrambled eggs, Gochujang mayo and potato crisps is as scoff-worthy as the Don Ruben Omelette with mole sauce. The Sunday pancakes with Hazelnut Praline and brown butter will have you dealing with the guilt for the rest of the day.   

I think the coffee is overpriced for the quality but the food is good and we like the vibe, so we keep going back.

Location – 98 Westbourne Grove, W2 5RU //


Tab X Tab is a semi-industrial-looking hang-out on the Queensway end of Westbourne Grove, with polished concrete, a semi-open kitchen, and a winning brunch.

Every time we go back to TabXTab, we’re pleasantly delighted with their small, well-crafted menu, slanted towards creative vegetarian options.

The scrambled eggs with creamy mushrooms, the Halloumi Sando, and the Potato Rosti never fail to disappoint.

Coffee is by Kiss The Hippo Roasters and it is crafted to perfection.

Location – 14-16 Westbourne Grove, W2 5RH //


Farm Girl is a bright dog-friendly café hidden behind a small courtyard just off Portobello Road. The relaxed warehouse feel of the space is extended to the food with a focus on healthy sustainability.

The all-day menu has a selection of inspired granola / fruit / yoghurt combos as well as stacked pancakes, fluffy scrambled eggs and internationally inspired creations. The Seoul Eggs with broccoli, kimchi, feta and chilli oil is zesty and comforting.

As an Australian, I always appreciate their coffee which makes me feel like I’m back home in Melbourne.

They don’t take booking and the queue can be very long on weekends, so arrive early if you can.

Location – 59a Portobello Road, W11 3DB //


Eggbreak is a popular and often very busy, brunch spot in Notting Hill. Set in a converted townhouse, several dining spaces are filled with a homely, pre-loved feel with mismatched chairs, well-worn tables and relaxing music.

They have a varied Middle Eastern-inspired menu with flavoured yoghurts spicing up several dishes. The eggs benedict with tahini hollandaise, aubergine and cream cheese is rich and delicious. They also have a great selection of sweet treats.  

On our last couple of visits, Eggbreak was starting to feel a bit overrated and if the queue is particularly long, we would recommend heading across the road to Akub or Kuro instead.

Location – 30 Uxbridge Street, W8 7TA //


Haya is currently closed until further notice, we will update this guide when we get more information.

Haya is a neighbourhood brunch spot in Notting Hill serving dishes with Israeli influences. Exposed brick and concrete walls, modern art, and dappled sunlight give it a warm, relaxed vibe.

The brunch options are ideal for sharing. Pair fried halloumi with the smoky Baba ghanoush, and the shakshuka and you’re in for a treat.

Coffee is disappointing and not really a focus, but their selection of cold-pressed juices are a better option.

Location – 184A Kensington Park Road, W11 2ES //


Granger & Co dishes up crafty food to boisterous crowds in a cafe that would not be out of place in Sydney.

While they are quickly being overshadowed by newer kids on the block, the weekend queue snaking around the corner is a testament to the enduring popularity of the place.

The signature dish is the luxurious scrambled eggs. But there are plenty of Asian/Australian-inspired brunch options to kick start your weekend such as Kimchi open sandwiches and chilli egg roll with mango pickle.

Coffee production is mastered by the experts behind the large marble bar.

Location – 175 Westbourne Grove, W11 2SB //


The Electric is a Notting Hill Brunch institution. Set in a cavern-like hideout with cosy red booths and a diner-style open kitchen, it’s the perfect undercover brunch location.

Fry-up classics dominate the breakfast menu, which switches over to brunch at 12 pm offering a wider selection of dishes including a vegan burger and waffles.

After several years of going to the Electric, the avocado on toast with poached eggs is still our go-to, but it also gets our vote for the best classic Full English (and vegetarian version) in Notting Hill.

The coffee from Grind Roastery is one of my favourite coffees in Notting Hill.

Location – 191 Portobello Road, W11 2ED // Reservations


Henderson Bar & Kitchen in the Laslett is a smart boutique hotel in a Georgian terrace house on a quiet residential street.

The small modern dining room is a lovely place to eat, but the heated outdoor terrace overlooking the regal architecture of Notting Hill is a great setting for brunch.

Breakfast is prioritised for hotel guests, so it may be difficult to get in. But, from 12 pm, brunch is open to non-guests and it’s the perfect start to your weekend.

The menu has a wide selection of substantial salads, burgers, and various forms of benedict.

Location – 8 Pembridge Gardens, W2 4DU // Reservations

11. AKUB

Akub is a contemporary Palestinian restaurant spread across four levels of a Victorian townhouse on the backstreets of Notting Hill. They serve up new and innovative dishes in a cool space.

The décor is soft muted tones with natural wood and exposed brick. On the second floor, the courtyard illusion works perfectly with a large olive tree and glass roof.

Traditional flavours are presented with love and care by Akub’s acclaimed kitchen. Try a selection of dishes incorporating flavours such as zaatar, labneh, green chill, and slow-cooked tomatoes.

Visit Akub on our walking tour of Notting Hill.

Location – 27 Uxbridge Street, W8 7TQ // Reservations

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For a cosy, homely brunch in Notting Hill, Bluebelles of Portobello offers a great selection of sweet and savoury bites in a relaxed well-worn setting. Located on the Golborne Road end of Portobello, it’s in a great location to enjoy the less-touristy side of Notting Hill.  

The menu spans everything from bowls to buns, toasts and classic brunch dishes. They have a good selection of vegetarian options including a veggie stack packed with tasty morsels.

After breakfast, stroll the nearby Golborne Road market.

Location – 320 Portobello Road, W10 5RU //


The cute and kitsch Lowry & Baker has an element of originality that’s often not found in London brunch spots. A non-formulaic approach delivers breakfast in a well-worn space with all the charm of Nana’s kitchen.

The homestyle menu has a good balance of options including homemade granola, pancakes and plenty of dishes featuring avocado. The benedict was delightfully tasty and the sourdough toast was delicious.

Coffee by Monmouth rounds out breakfast in this very cool yet understated café.

Location – 339 Portobello Rd, W10 5SA & 6 Chepstow Rd, W2 5BH //


The Golborne Deli & Wine Store is a cool brunch place just off Portobello Road.

The street-side terrace is surrounded by the flea market which gives you a taste of the true local Notting Hill experience.

The menu is constructed with ingredients handpicked from the deli. The avocado and feta on toast is admirable, but the hangover-busting big breakfast in both traditional and vegetarian varieties is a winner.

They also have a fantastic lunch menu and drop-in wine tastings.

Location – 100-102 Golborne Rd, W10 5PS //


The Little Yellow Door is a quirky, but excellent brunch idea in Notting Hill, that’s like being invited to someone’s flat for a boozy start to the day.

Knock on the bright yellow door and you’ll be invited to enjoy a unique brunch offering. Cosy lounges, intimate corners and a bold colourful design creates an intimate but lively space.

The food is decent, but the real selling point is the atmosphere. With a great value bottomless prosecco, this is the perfect place for a fun social outing.

Location – 6-8 All Saints Road, London, W11 1HH // Reservations


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