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The top ten breakfasts in London

Try these breakfast ideas for an alternative kickstart to your day

They say breakfast in the most important meal of the day, and it would appear that London restaurants and cafés have taken that mantra to heart, spoiling us rotten with breakfast options aplenty. We've narrowed it down to just ten breakfast plates you really ought to try - from meaty Full English options to nutritious cereals and heavenly pastries. Do you agree with the choices? Use the comments box below or tweet your suggestions.

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The full English at Hawksmoor Guildhall

A delicious Full English from Hawksmoor Guildhall that includes trotter baked beans, black pudding and a hash brown alongside the usual bacon, sausages and eggs.

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Moorgate
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Turkish eggs at Kopapa

Turkish eggs (poached eggs with yoghurt, hot chilli butter and flatbread) – a favourite from Kopapa.

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Covent Garden
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Bacon naan roll at Dishoom

Dishoom serves its bacon in a naan bread with cream cheese, coriander and chilli tomato jam.

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Covent Garden
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Cinnamon buns at Fabrique

Cinnamon buns studded with sugar crystals and laced with ground cinnamon, crushed cardamom and plenty of butter at Fabrique.

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Hoxton
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Jamie Lau
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Ricotta hotcakes at Granger & Co

Fluffy pancakes filled with ricotta andy served with maple syrup and banana.

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Clerkenwell
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Muesli at Riding House Café

Bircher-Benner muesli, creamy-textured rolled oats, topped with pumpkin seeds and fresh seasonal fruit at Riding House Café.

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Fitzrovia
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Masala dosa at Dosa n Chutny

The amazing masala dosa (a crepe with seasoned potatoes and onions) at Dosa n Chutny.

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Tooting
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Shakshuka at Ottolenghi

Shakshuka, a north African dish perfect for brunch, at Ottolenghi.

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Canonbury
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Coconut bread at Caravan King's Cross

Coconut bread with lemon curd cream cheese and seasonal fruit at Caravan.

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King's Cross
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Rob Greig
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The bergkäse at Kipferl

Kipferl breakfasts include a rich bergkäse (mountain cheese) omelette, with mushrooms, pickles and caraway bread.

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Angel
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The top ten brunches in London

No longer the preserve of hungover Brooklynites, brunch has captured Londoners’ hearts. Whether you're looking for an egg-heavy feast, a complete break from the typical breakfast fare or even a boozy bottomless brunch session, you can find our favourites in this list. 

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By: Time Out London Eating & Drinking

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Ro W
Ro W

Every one of these is well worth a try!

Karina P
Karina P

pavilion - victoria park