The 10 Best Brunch Spots In Nottingham, England

Photo of Kelly Bradshaw
25 October 2016

Described as England’s capital for culture and shopping, Nottingham is also home to some of the UK’s best places to enjoy a wholesome yet hearty breakfast. We’ve compiled a list of our 10 favourite brunch spots for you to enjoy.

Afternoon tea | © Elsie Hui/Flickr


Bar, Cafe, European
Described as the perfect place for a hangover cure, Jamcafé is the ideal place to soak up the alcohol with its tempting full English breakfasts with a twist. Offering mushrooms cooked in cream and brandy and homemade haricot beans covered in herbs and spices, Jamcafé departs from more traditional brunches. All its food is homemade and its meat sourced from local farmers. Popular with evening partygoers due to the space cleared for dancing, this tempting cafe and bar creates a vibrant and restless atmosphere.

Price: mid-range

Opening hours: Wed-Fri 12pm-1am, Sat 10am-1am, Sun 10am-11pm

Hungry Pumpkin

Cafe, Italian, British
A small yet cosy coffee shop, Hungry Pumpkin is run by an Italian co-owner, giving visitors an authentic European experience. Hungry Pumpkin offers a large array of nutritious dishes, such as a mozzarella, vine tomato and pesto ciabatta, and bacon and chorizo, fried egg and mushrooms. For visitors who are hoping to taste a mix of freshly made, locally sourced food, this brunch spot is the perfect place to visit.

Price: mid-range

Opening hours: Mon-Fri 8.30am-5pm, Sat 9.30am-5pm

Brown Betty’s

Described as having the environment of a family kitchen in a country farmhouse, Brown Betty’s is a cosy brunch spot known for being the purveyors of the finest filled ciabattas. With a menu of incredible dishes, such as a bacon roll packed with a generous four rashers of bacon, Brown Betty’s is sure to satisfy even the biggest of appetites. Showcasing traditional décor with its large chalkboard and wooden tables, this incredibly popular homely environment provides something for everyone.

Price: mid-range

Opening hours: Mon-Fri 7am-2.30pm 8am, Sat 2.30pm

17B St James’s St, Nottingham, +44 1159 413 464


A popular venue situated in a picturesque environment due to its secluded garden, planted shrubs and flowers as well as a model windmill, Basilia is perfect for diners wishing to sit and relax with a comforting meal out on the patio. Basilia offers an appetising selection of hot drinks and brunches, such as special dishes including French toast with roasted cherry tomatoes and mushrooms, and platters displaying the finest quality of fruit and vegetables.

Price: mid-range

Opening hours: Mon-Sat 8.30am-5.15pm

21 Cromford Rd, Langley Mill, Nottingham, +44 1773 715 711

The Pudding Pantry

Cafe, Dessert Shop, Dessert, $$$
Pancakes and fruit
Pancakes and fruit | ©
A dessert-based artisan coffee stop, The Pudding Pantry is home to a fine selection of delicious cakes and other creamy treats. However, this popular cafe also features a proud menu of brunch dishes, including homemade beans with mature cheddar on sourdough toast and locally handmade croissants with chocolate spread or strawberry jam. It also offers pancakes throughout the day with a generous amount of toppings, such as salted caramel and fruit compote.

Price: mid-range

Opening hours: Mon 9am-6pm, Tues-Fri 8am-6pm, Sat 9am-7pm, Sun 10am-6pm

Warsaw Diner

Diner, British, American, Vegetarian
Fried eggs
Fried eggs | © jairojehuel/Pixabay
A distinctive brunch spot due to its American-style diner run by a Polish owner, this joint offers fully cooked English breakfasts made on a large flatbed grill station, which instantly sets it apart from other eating places. Popular with students, Warsaw Diner serves a variety of English and American style dishes including classic bacon sandwiches and a stack of pancakes drizzled with maple syrup. With a red, white and blue colour scheme, Warsaw Diner is sure to give visitors a true taste of the USA.

Price: mid-range

Opening hours: Tues-Sun 9am-2pm


Tea Room, British, Vegetarian, $$$
Promising to create a sociable atmosphere, Toast provides excellent artisan bread and a selection of enticing brunch dishes. Giving customers the opportunity to toast their own bread with DIY toasters on each table, this place creates a homely environment. Offering a range of tasty brunches, such as smoked ham platters and sourdough toast with strawberry jam, this warmly lit tea room is a comforting and welcoming scene.

Price: mid-range

Opening hours: Tues-Sat 8am-3pm

White Rabbit Teahouse

Cafe, Tea Room, Tea , $$$
Known for its luscious selection of freshly made cakes, this quaint coffee shop is also home to a tempting variety of brunch dishes including all-butter croissants and pain au chocolat. Providing visitors with tea and coffee served in traditional china to accompany their meal, White Rabbit Teahouse cultivates a wonderfully relaxed atmosphere. It is beautifully decorated with old-fashioned floral tablecloths, wooden seating, and small pots of flowers.

Price: mid-range

Opening hours: Tues-Sat 10am-5pm

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