Best of the Brunch; Top spots to enjoy brunch

Sunday 02nd May 2021 |

Browsing shops and going for brunch are among the little things UK adults are most looking forward to this summer, according to a study by OnePoll earlier this month.

In light of this, a new study by The Bottle Club has revealed Britain’s top cities if you’re looking to book a table, with Cardiff crowned the best of the brunch


1st Cardiff: Brewhouse, Sophia Close

Cardiff scored the top spot on our ‘Best of the Brunch’ index, but which restaurant is best for a boozy, bottomless brunch? Brewhouse, a bar, restaurant and music venue scored 66 out of 100 – and it’s probably all down to their bottomless pizza deal. 

For £25, every weekend, you can spend your afternoon enjoying unlimited pizza, and free-flowing drinks including; sol, coors, aperol spritz, pink G&T, prosecco and pornstar martinis. bottomless pizza and booze? We’re in.

2nd Nottingham: The Pudding Pantry, Trinity Square

Best of the Brunch

Nottingham placed second in the brunch index, and The Pudding Pantry – located in Trinity Square, is the best spot if you fancy a bottomless brunch! Scoring 70 out of 100, The Pudding Pantry scored high for Instagram-ability, drink and dish variety. 

For £29.95, you can select two dishes – one from their brunch and one from their pudding menu, accompanied by bottomless Vodka Passions, Fruity Gins or a choice of wine, including prosecco vetrino or pleno tempranillo.

3rd Bristol: Aluna, Old City

Best of the Brunch

Bristol was third on the Brunch index and topped the ranking for best vegan and accessibility options. Aluna, which also has a location in Birmingham, topped the list for its Instagramability, scoring 62 out of 100.

Aluna offers a bottomless brunch, starting from £24.50 Friday through to Sunday, you can choose a main and a dessert whilst enjoying bottomless prosecco, or for a little extra – bottomless pornstar martinis or ‘bubbletinis’.

4th Edinburg: Rabble, Frederick Street

Best of the Brunch

Unfortunately in Scotland, you won’t find many ‘bottomless brunches’ due to local legislation, but when restrictions finally lift,  you’ll find plenty of ‘boozy’ ones! 

Rabble topped the list as Edinburgh’s most popular independent spot for a boozy brunch, scoring 52 out of 100.

For £30, you can choose a delicious breakfast dish paired with a variety of continental breakfast items – topped off with unlimited prosecco or frosé.

5th Southampton: XOXO, Bedford Place

XOXO is a popular restaurant in Southampton’s iconic Bedford Place, becoming a favourite amongst residents and students alike since it opened a couple of years ago. Scoring 58 out of 100, XOXO scored high on both drink and dish variety. 

For £29.95, you can take your pick of any breakfast, brunch or their ‘open sandwiches’ and enjoy unlimited a range of unlimited alcohol including prosecco, beers, cocktails and even frozé (frozen rosé).

6th Glasgow: The Social, Royal Exchange Square

Best of the Brunch

Based in Royal Exchange Square, The Social scored 66 out of 100 – giving it the top spot. Scoring high for instagram-ability, this aesthetically pleasing spot is perfect for a quick brunch stop off. 

If you stop by on a Sunday, for £14.95 you can enjoy any of their ‘Social Bennys’ (a toasted English muffin with a filling of your choice), a sample of their blueberry french toast and either a mimosa or prosecco bellini pop.

7th Liverpool: Ma Boyle’s Alehouse and Eatery, Tower Gardens

Scoring 69 out of 100, Ma Boyle’s Alehouse and Eatery, is the best boozy brunch spot in Liverpool – the bar, well known in the city, offers bottomless brunch every day for only £30, you get a brunch dish of your choice and plenty of drinks choice.

8th Brighton: SIX, Western Road

SIX hasn’t been around Brighton for long but is already making waves – scoring 74 out of 100. If you find yourself there over the weekend, for an extra £20 on top of any of their luxurious brunch dish, you can enjoy bottomless prosecco – including complimentary options of Mimosas, Hugos and prosecco paired with Creme de Casis.

9th Leeds’ top bottomless brunch spot: Sky Lounge, Holbeck

Best of the Brunch

Leeds saw Sky Lounge top the list for the best boozy brunch in the Yorkshire city. Scoring 81 out of 100 – the Granary Wharf bar takes dinner (well, brunch) with a view literally. Enjoy a boozy, bottomless brunch for 90 minutes whilst looking out at the dreamy Leeds skyline.

10th Manchester’s top bottomless brunch spot: Fress, Northern Quarter

Hailed as the Soho of the North, it’s no wonder that Manchester’s Northern Quarter has plenty of boozy, bottomless brunches. Scoring 63 out of 100, Fress is a family-run restaurant in the heart of the Northern Quarter. 

Every day they offer a bottomless brunch for an extra £15 on top of any of their brunch dishes, take your pick from a flavour-packed full English breakfast to French toast and wash it down with unlimited prosecco, mimosas, house wine and house lager.

(Okay so we’ve included the extra 5 UK main cities from the study for good measure, because The Bottle Club believe in the right for a great bottomless brunch wherever you go): 

11th Newcastle: St Vincent, Quayside

Best of the Brunch

St Vincent, a popular wine bar and cafe in the city centre scored 55 out of 100, scoring especially high on dish variety – with over 40 options on their extensive brunch menu. 

The bar offers a delicious boozy brunch every Sunday, for two hours you can enjoy bottomless bloody marys, prosecco, mimosa or bellini’s for an extra £20 atop any brunch dish.

12th Sheffield: Cubana, Leopold Street

Tapas bar Cubana, based on Leopold Street, scored a huge 70 out of 100 – scoring especially high on dish variety…who’s surprised? They are a Tapas restaurant, and that’s why their bottomless brunch is so great. 

Offering a Cuban-inspired bottomless brunch, from £28.50 per person, you can enjoy bottomless prosecco, mimosas, bellinis and aperol spritz with an appetiser, and two choices of hot or cold Tapas dishes. 

13th Leicester: Winstanley House, Braunstone Park

Winstanley House is well known in Leicester for its luxurious hotel rooms and dining experiences, their bottomless brunch is no exception. Scoring 54 out of 100, Winstanley House scored high on affordability and Trip Advisor review score. 

For £30, you can spend an hour relaxing with one of Winstanley Houses’ full English breakfasts with bottomless prosecco and selected beers. 

14th Birmingham: Gas Street Social, Ladywood

Gas Street Social scored a huge 76 out of 100, and who’s surprised? Not us. The bar ranked highly for Instagram-ability, affordability and dish variety! For an additional £19.50 on top of any brunch item (and trust us, there’s a lot to choose from) you can enjoy unlimited bellinis, mimosas, bloody marys and beers.

15th London: Big Easy B.Q & Lobstershack, Covent Garden

We can’t lie, we’re a little surprised that London came last in our Best of the Brunch index – however, that doesn’t mean there’s any shortage of brunch hotspots! 

The capital city’s top spot is Big Easy Bar B.Q & Lobstershack, the name’s a bit of a mouthful and so is their bottomless brunch! Scoring 79 out of 100, The U.S inspired restaurant offers a boozy brunch for £29.50 and it includes bottomless prosecco, wine or frozen Mojitos alongside a choice of huge dishes. 

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