Best brunch in Liverpool: 14 of the tastiest late morning restaurants

From tried-and-trusted eggs Benedict to decadent fried chicken and waffles, check out our guide to the best brunch spots in Liverpool.

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Best brunch in Liverpool: 14 of the tastiest late morning restaurants

Brunch in Liverpool is alive and well. It’s no longer the early bird who catches the worm, as mid-morning and early afternoon feasts are available for those who prioritise a lie-in over eating pre-10am. Breakfast and lunch have merged to create one of the world’s greatest meals, stealing our hearts with its perfect balance of sweet and savoury offerings that seem to hit the spot no matter the time of day. Brunch is the one time when it’s totally acceptable to wash down your fry up with a bottle of prosecco or tuck into fried chicken and bao buns within moments of rolling out of bed. From smokey American barbecue to brioche rolls and French fare, we’ve rounded up all the candidates vying for the title of best brunch in Liverpool so you can brunch till your heart's content.

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More than just small plates and free-flowing prosecco, there is still ample reason to head out for brunch when you’re looking for something a little more refined. Whilst we can always appreciate a good drink deal, we’re equally partial to a meal that won't leave us with a hangover kicking in at 5pm. So we’ve rounded up all of our favourite brunches in Liverpool, in their purest non-alcoholic form. With everything from egg muffins to go, to six-hour shakshuka and blueberry pancakes, there’s a brunch restaurant in Liverpool for every mood and budget. Whilst alcohol can still be added at many of these venues, you won't be judged for sticking to a cold glass of freshly squeezed orange juice instead.

So take your pick from coffee shops that make a decent pancake to the more luxurious rooftop restaurants where you can enjoy the best brunch in Liverpool with a view. Here are all of Liverpool's best restaurants to get your weekend off to an eggscellent start.

Wreck

Egg and bacon muffin sandwich

What: Wreck is another venture from the brains behind restaurants like Sticky Walnut and Burnt Truffle, and it doesn’t disappoint. The brunch menu here consists of the sort of hearty grub you’d expect from a chef like Gary Usher, and provides a substantial way to kick start your day. Think smoked 'Nduja beans with fried egg and XL breakfast sandwiches, or if you're brave enough go for 'the full Wreck-fast'.
Where: 60 Seel Street, L1 4BE
Book nowWreck

Voyagers

French toast

What: Hearty and satisfying, Voyagers is a local favourite for expertly formed brunch plates in Liverpool. Complete with some seriously stylish interiors, this is a restaurant with all the best brunch options. From a full English with your choice of egg to a Voyagers brioche brunch bun with bacon and sausage. And, if you fancy something a little more health-conscious but just as indulgent, tuck into some chocolate orange overnight oats.
Where: 38 Parr Street, L1 4JN
Book now: Voyagers

Bold Street Coffee

beans on toast, egg bun, and smoked salmon

What: Known just as much for brunch as it is coffee, Bold Street Coffee serves up dishes perfect for grabbing and going, as well as those for sitting in to eat with a mug of coffee. With everything from smoked salmon and eggs on toast to maple and bacon pancakes for those with a slightly sweeter tooth, there’s something for everyone at BSC. We’d suggest going for one of the Egg Buoys though, filled with scrambled egg, cheese and a choice of other meat or vegetarian fillings.
Where: 89 Bold Street, L1 4HF
Book now: Bold Street Coffee

Brunchin

Left, full english. Right, ham and egg croissant

What: When the name is quite literally the order of the day, you can be confident this spot knows what it’s doing - serving a slap-up brunch every day of the week. An industrial chic dining room in the Cavern Quarter, Brunchin has made a name for itself with some Instagram-worthy plates. Think classic fry-ups, eggs in every variation, pancakes, and buttermilk chicken waffles. There’s something for everyone.
Where: 24 Richmond Street, L1 1EF
Book now: Brunchin

Hafla Hafla

Shakshuka with herbs and chickpeas

What: What started off as a food stall from a chef who enjoyed cooking Middle Eastern food at home, has transformed into one of Liverpool’s best brunch restaurants. Expect shakshuka cooked for six hours with a choice of toppings, Turkish eggs, and ‘The Full Hafla’ which combines fried eggs, hash browns and beans. With its ultra laid back setting and first-class service, this is one surefire way to get your weekend off to a good start.
Where: 73 Lark Lane, L17 8UP
Book now: Hafla Hafla

The Quarter

egg pizza, full english, toast and a coffee on a table

What: Found in the Knowledge Quarter, this is a Liverpool brunch spot with easygoing Italian vibes and a Mediterranean feel. If a savoury brunch is your thing, you’ll be pleased to hear there are plenty of options on The Quarter menu, from breakfast patatas bravas with bacon to caprese sandwiches with smoked sea salt and fries. Whether you’re looking to brunch alfresco, or in the cool and cosy dining room, you’ll have the opportunity to enjoy some pretty great cocktails too!
Where: 7 Falkner Street, L8 7PU
Book now: The Quarter

Pins Social Club

Breakfast burger buns

What: The Egg Champ at Pins Social Club is the brunch of choice, particularly if you're curing a hangover. If you’re not after a bun, then there are also pancakes, eggs Benedict and grilled sandwiches to whet your appetite with. Perfect for that mid-morning meal no matter the season, there’s a quirky interior with pool tables and bowling too, along with an impressive garden terrace for the sunnier mornings.
Where: 45 - 61 Duke Street, L1 5AP
Book now: Pins Social Club

Moose Coffee

syrup poured on banana chocolate pancakes

What: With a focus on authentic American and Canadian dishes, you can expect anything from smoked chicken and cheddar waffles to eggs Benedict with a fresh potato hash. Or, for those who like something a little sweeter, there are pancakes and waffles with tasty toppings like cinnamon spiced apple and salted caramel. More than just good food, Moose Coffee also has a great ethos, using its influence to support and champion organisations protecting vulnerable people and those dedicated to saving our planet.
Where: 6 Dale Street, L2 4TQ; 88 Hope Street, L1 9BW; William Jessop Way, L3 1DZ
Book now: Moose Coffee

Carpathia Bar and Restaurant

Food and cocktails on rooftop

What: Just a stone’s throw from Liverpool’s waterfront, Carpathia Bar and Restaurant offers a place for brunching with a view. This rooftop restaurant is a prime spot for when the sun is shining, and brings breathtaking views of the city. Paired with well-executed cocktails and plenty of fizz, this makes for a brunch spot not to be missed. So whether you’re after a full English or a croissant sandwich, there’s a brunch for everyone.
Where: 30 James Street, L2 7PQ
Book now: Carpathia Bar and Restaurant

BrewDog

Eggs benedict

What: We all know that BrewDog knows a thing or two about beers, but they’re also a dab hand at a good brunch in Liverpool. The menu is small but packs a punch, with options like fried chicken and waffles with Frank’s red hot sauce and maple syrup, as well as a brunch burger with beef patty, hash brown, black pudding, hollandaise and cheddar in a brioche bun. What’s even better? It all pairs perfectly with a cold pint of IPA.
Where: 8 Colquitt Street, L1 4DE
Book now: BrewDog

Browns Brasserie & Bar Liverpool

Left avocado toes, right berry pancakes

What: Serving up an indulgent brunch menu from 10am-2pm every day, Browns Brasserie & Bar Liverpool has gained a reputation for one of the best mid-morning meals in the city. Choose between options like a traditional full English, pancetta buttermilk pancakes and a luxurious lobster Benedict. More than just a spot for adults, Browns offers an equally tempting kids menu to get any family weekend off to a good start.
Where: 43 Paradise Street, L1 3EU
Book now: Browns Brasserie & Bar Liverpool

Masons

Interior restaurant tables and chairs

What: Masons is known for both its delicious brunch options and its party reputation. For £45 you can enjoy two small brunch plates, live entertainment and free-flowing drinks for 90 minutes every Saturday from 12pm on the bottomless brunch deal. On the menu, you’ll find everything from streaky bacon bagels and smoked salmon to lemon saffron calamari and goat's cheese arancini bites which obviously are the perfect match for a few glasses of fizz.
Where: 42 Seel Street, L1 4AU
Book now: Masons

Red Dog Saloon

Burgers and ribs on tray

What: This brunch has something for both the savoury lovers and the sweet toothed people amongst us. There are sausage and veggie muffins available with extras such as pit beans, mac and cheese and chopped beef, as well as pancakes and French toast with a variety of toppings. This is a decadent way to start the weekend, and we couldn’t think of a better place to celebrate the time of day that’s not quite breakfast and not quite lunch. Feeling thirsty? There is also an option for unlimited drinks.
Where: 66 Bold Street, L1 4HR
Book now: Red Dog Saloon

Gusto

Dessert with strawberries on a wooden board

What: Offering both the classics and the unusual, at Gusto you can expect smashed avocado on toast and a range of elegant Italian plates from Jerusalem artichoke and truffle ravioli to pepperoni pizzas. This family-friendly eatery is pared back, and situated on Royal Albert Dock, perfect for a day out on the town whether it’s with the whole family, or for the bottomless option with friends.
Where: Edward Pavilion, L3 4AF
Book now: Gusto

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