Howdy! Brunch has become the ultimate Sunday Funday event. It is the perfect opportunity to sleep in and catch up with friends. Today we are going to discover some of the best brunch places from around the world. So grab you Bloody Mary or mimosa and let’s discover what makes these places so incredibly unique!
There is no definite origin for brunch. However, it was the 1930’s where this tradition really picked up speed. It was during this time, that hotels really championed the event. The majority of restaurants were closed on Sundays and church attendance was waning after World War II. People were looking for a way to socialize and the hotel industry knew just what to do. Soon after, restaurants started jumping on the trend. They were creating decadent food and, of course, signature morning cocktails. Brunch was officially a trend!
Los Angeles, CA
If you are looking for a truly historical experience, Republique is the spot for you. Your brunch menu consisted of French-inspired food in a historic 1929 building in the heart of LA. This spot is so popular, it has one of the longest wait lists and reservations can be hard to come by. Planning is crucial!
For a more farm-to-table experience, look no further than Blu Jam Café. It is known as one of the best breakfast and brunch places in LA. Your menu is preservative and corn syrup free! There are 6 locations throughout LA and they stay busy every weekend. Skip the weekend tradition and go during the week for a more relaxing experience without the craziness!
New York, NY
Balthazar is one of the most iconic brunch spots in New York. It has been around for decades and is always busy. Their menu is quite extensive with something for everyone.
Calling all Sex and the City fans! Your brunch spot is Patis. Carry Bradshaw just happened to mention this classic French bistro in an episode. You will find Patis in the meatpacking district where it was recently revived. Order their Gruyere Omelette or chilled oysters. And don’t forget the champagne!
One of the most coveted brunch spots in London is situated above the city. The Duck and Waffle is one of the highest restaurants in London. Plan in advance to ensure your reservations. No meal is complete without their signatures dish, which just happens to be named after the restaurant!
If you are looking for the perfect Instagram-worth spot, check out Sketch. You will find both retro and futuristic décor, and all in pink! Sketch is more than just brunch, you can view their hand sketched art covering the walls, or enjoy music. It is a truly immersive experience!
Buvette serves classic European brunch with a modern, French twist. It is also known as one of the best brunch spots in Paris. It’s popularity has grown so much, they have locations in New York, London, Tokyo, and Mexico City! And don’t forget to order your craft cappuccino, complete with beautiful foam designs created by the barista.
For the ultimate brunch experience, head over to La Nouvelle Seine. This brunch destination is a floating barge on the Seine river, located directly across from the Cathedral of Notre Dame. Your brunch includes scenic views of the city. And if you are lucky you might be able to enjoy a show at the small theater located on the barge!
Path provides guests with an upscale yet laid back atmosphere. You will find it next to Yoyogi Park. Grab brunch and then enjoy a leisurely stroll. Their signature dish is a Dutch pancake-style pastry. It is topped with burrata and cured meat and then drizzled in maple syrup.
Imagine a brunch spot that originated and gained popularity for it’s one and only dish? Out is just this restaurant. You now have 3 options for brunch, but the menu changes every week. You will find European and American elements to each dish, making it one of the most popular brunch places in the world.
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