No, this isn’t the famous movie starring Molly Ringwald; it’s the even more famous (maybe?) food joint in London.
First of all, if you’re a foodie and you’re in England, you’ve got to know about The Breakfast Club in London. It’s mainly noted for its hip vibe and kick-butt breakfast and lunch menu. It’s one of the few places in London where you can get American pancakes. You know, that thick and fluffy deliciousness? Everywhere else, “pancakes” are what Americans like to call crepes.
Recently, three friends and I hit up the Spitalfields The Breakfast Club because they are literally all over London.
Located super conveniently by the Liverpool Street Station, this location still hides itself in an alley way (which makes it look even cooler). When you walk inside, you’re welcomed by a chain-link fence on one side decorated with bills from all over the world and nostalgic statues on the other.
Upon being seated, I ordered an “iced latte,” and what I got was a literal iced latte, which for some reason I didn’t expect…
Now onto the good part: the food. I ordered “avocado toast with a poached egg on a multigrain bloomer,” which comes with a smidge of red pepper. Damn, they didn’t skimp on the avo! Some of the freshest I ever tasted. My friends and I were all very satisfied with our meals, covering a range of dishes from Eggs Benedict to pancakes topped with vanilla cream.
The menu is pretty expansive, offering rich and savory options like breakfast burritos and BBQ pulled pork with baked beans, to fruitier options like apple/almond oatmeal, to super-sweet options like berry pancakes. You will most likely find what you’re looking for on the menu.
For the iced latte and avocado toast (which came with three pieces of toast), I ended up paying 10.50 GBP, which is the equivalent of $16. So obviously, this place is a little on the pricey side. But, the portions were big and, most importantly, the food and coffee were good.
If you’re looking for a good breakfast or lunch experience, definitely hit up of The Breakfast Club’s locations around London.