As if you needed another reason to brunch, right? Mother’s Day is just a few days away and we’ve chosen three of our favourite spots for a boozy afternoon of bottomless bubbly, Bloody Mary’s and birds.   


Want some fried chicken with your eggs, y’all? Abandon the classic brunch and take a trip to the Deep South with Absurd Bird’s clucky brunch. The menu has enough chicken to put KFC to shame.

Start with spicy jalapeno biscuits and apple butter or a bowl of wings, continue with the Absurd Benedict – waffle, a poached egg, fried chicken and hollandaise. Finish off with PB Cheesecake and all the bottomless beer, prosecco or Moonshine Mary you can drink. Be prepared to waddle out of the restaurant with a smile on your face…

Where: Spitalfields, E1

How much: £25 (virgin) / £35 (boozy)


So good, we’ll mention them twice in one month. You know that restaurant scene in When Harry Met Sally, where Sally gives her best rendition of a fake orgasm at the table and everybody thinks it’s about the food? There’s a chance you might be doing that if you visit Bad Egg and it definitely won’t be fake.

Every weekend, the Bad Egg takes over Little Smoke restaurant to give us the tastiest, dirtiest, yummiest brunch in the City. Choose three from a list of ten mains including our personal favourite, French Toast with fried chicken, banana & maple syrup.

Where: Shoreditch, EC2Y

How much: £23.50 (virgin) / £35 (boozy)


Brunch really doesn’t get much better than at Madison. You can munch on scrumptious food and admire the view of St Paul’s cathedral, all the while enjoying the dulcet tones of the live jazz trio.

In keeping with our bird theme, we’d like to recommend the triple duck burger; a feast of a duck patty, duck confit, foie gras, kohlrabi coleslaw & plum sauce. Or maybe the half roast chicken with cauliflower cheese & onion gravy? Pair with the Tropical Bloody Mary.

Where: St Paul’s, EC4M

How much: from £10

- Article by Allie Abgarian