Apparently, we’re in the middle of National Egg Week, with World Egg Day falling on 14 October. We know what you’re thinking: it’s egg-hausting keeping track of all these weeks celebrating one food stuff. And here at SquareMeal, it’s egg week 52 weeks of the year.

Words: Eamonn Crowe

Roast London restaurant bar

Breakfast, as we all know, is the most important meal of the day – and what breakfast would be complete without an egg or two? Whether you like yours poached or scrambled, boiled or fried, over easy or sunny side up, we’ve rounded up the best breakfasts in London, so you can go to work on an egg, including an awesome full English at Roast (above).

The Ivy Cafe Marylebone London restaurant bar

But eggs aren’t just a Monday to Friday event to fuel up for rigours of the day ahead. Weekend brunch is when eggs get decadent, dolloped with hollandaise sauce at The Ivy Soho Brasserie (above), luxed up with lobster at 34 Mayfair or dropped on top of an onglet steak at Temple & Sons. So get your weekend off to a cracking start with the eggy delights on offer at London’s best restaurants for brunch.

This article was published 12 October 2017