A relaxed and social meal creates an atmosphere perfect for bonding. Traditional breakfasts, hearty lunches and food from all over the world has meant that brunch has become not just a meal but an occasion. We have selected some of the finest brunch spots London has to offer, all found within walking distance of the Chelsea Barracks estate.
An iconic establishment deeply ingrained in the fabric of Chelsea’s culinary heritage, Bluebird epitomises the marriage of refined luxury and unwavering dedication to ethical food practices. It stands as a testament to the seamless integration of sophistication and sustainability.
The heart of their philosophy is a commitment to sustainability. Embracing this ethos, the brunch menu at Bluebird is a testament to the finest contemporary British cuisine, masterfully curated to celebrate the richness of locally foraged ingredients and seasonal produce. The tastefully designed interiors offer a warm and inviting atmosphere that perfectly complements the culinary delights served on their plates.
The Orange's culinary artisans craft a brunch menu that goes beyond simple dining, curating a symphony of flavours that celebrate the essence of each season. From heritage meats to the freshest farm-to-table vegetables, every ingredient is considered and handpicked from local artisans, paying homage to the region's rich agricultural heritage and fostering a sustainable food ecosystem.
The elegance of The Orange's brunch offerings lie not only in the dishes but also in the attention to detail throughout the establishment. Each plate is meticulously assembled and reflects a blend of classic British flavours with a contemporary finesse, inviting patrons to embark on a gastronomic journey that evokes nostalgia while embracing the spirit of innovation.
The newest establishment on our list, The Campaner was recently opened on the Chelsea Barracks estate. Situated in Garrison Square, the Catalonia-inspired restaurant is a vibrant hub that stems from the partnership of Barcelona natives Mar Martín, Juan Bautista Agreda and Alain Salamano. The restaurant features a menu that changes with the seasons, embracing the essence of Barcelona and Catalonia and showcasing a fusion of influences and global inspirations. Its warm and welcoming ambiance is complemented by the adjacent historic Garrison Chapel, offering guests a haven within the heart of Belgravia.
The name is derived from the tradition of town bell ringers in Catalonia and the restaurant mirrors this community-centric spirit. Focusing on locally sourced ingredients from renowned UK suppliers such as Wright Bros, Natoora, Neal's Yard and many others, the restaurant crafts a diverse menu of uncomplicated, yet sophisticated dishes. The all day brunch menu features quintessential classics with a Barcelona originality including sobrasada and Cotherstone cheese or Jamón de Jabugo croissants.
The Ivy Chelsea Garden
The Ivy Chelsea Garden presents a brunch menu that has been carefully curated to reflect the richness of contemporary British cuisine while paying homage to traditional flavours. With a core focus on sourcing the finest seasonal ingredients from local producers, dishes are crafted to perfectly harmonise both indulgence and experience.
Situated on the iconic King's Road, the restaurant stands as an epitome of refined dining in West London. Their seamless blend of relaxed sophistication and culinary excellence invites diners into the Art-Deco establishment where a menu ranging from contemporary British delicacies to comforting café-style favourites awaits. Perfect for all palates and preferences, The Ivy also presents an exquisite array of vegan and vegetarian options.
Chelsea is home to some of the finest restaurants in Europe and with artisanal coffee shops on every corner, residents are spoiled for choice. But for those wanting something in between, brunch has long been the answer. It is a meal that adapts to its diners but always remains one of the most enjoyable ways to round off your morning.