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5 Brunch Spots in London, Ontario!

These 5 brunch spots in London, Ontario will blow your mind! 

Alright, brunch enthusiasts, gather ’round. If you’ve experienced the best brunch in London, Ontario, think again. I’m about to spill the beans on my top five spots that will make your brunch game stronger than ever. Whether you’re looking for a casual morning bite or an elegant spread, these establishments have you covered. And trust me, you’ll want to make these your regular go-tos.

1. Craft Farmacy

Located at 449 Wharncliffe Road South in London, Ontario, Craft Farmacy isn’t just a place to eat; it’s an experience. Nestled in the heart of London, this rustic yet refined spot elevates your typical brunch to a whole new level. You’ll be greeted by a cozy, upscale, inviting, and chic atmosphere when you step in.

The brunch menu here is nothing short of spectacular. Picture this: chorizo hash bursting with flavour, or their infamous chicken and waffles, the perfect blend of sweet and savoury. And let’s not forget their classic mimosas—because brunch without mimosas is just a sad, late breakfast. Every dish is crafted with farm-to-table ingredients, ensuring you get the freshest flavours possible.

Craft Farmacy has quickly become a favourite since opening its doors in 2017. It’s the perfect spot for leisurely Sunday mornings when you want to indulge in good food and even better company.

2. Katana Kafé

For those who like a side of adventure with their brunch, Katana Kafé is your spot. Located right next to the London International Airport at 2530 Blair Boulevard, London, ON, this café offers a unique dining experience with a view of airplanes taking off and landing. It’s been delighting patrons since 1998, combining the romance of aviation with fabulous food.

Their brunch menu is as delightful as the view. Whether you’re digging into their hearty breakfast plates or savouring a lighter fare, everything here is made to perfection. The ambiance is casual yet sophisticated, making it an ideal spot for family outings and casual brunch dates. Plus, who doesn’t love the thrill of watching planes while sipping on a perfectly brewed coffee? 

Image of table with two plates, one with eggs, home fries, and bacon, the other with toast on a black plate from Edgar and Joe's Cafe in London Ontario

3. Edgar and Joe’s Café

Edgar and Joe’s Café is more than just a café; it’s a social enterprise run by Goodwill Industries that focuses on community and sustainability. Since opening in 2014, this bright and airy spot on Horton Street has been serving up some of the best brunch dishes in town, all while supporting local causes.

The menu is diverse and delicious, featuring everything from traditional breakfast staples to innovative dishes. Their commitment to using locally sourced, fresh ingredients means that whatever you order will benefit you and the community. Plus, they have a coffee donation program where you can pay it forward. Good food and good deeds—what’s not to love?

4. Campus Hi-Fi

A true institution in London, Campus Hi-Fi has been serving hearty breakfasts and brunches since 1957. Located right downtown on Richmond Street, this classic diner is a favourite among university students and locals alike, and for a good reason. Walking in, you’re greeted with the warm, nostalgic feel of a traditional diner loved by generations.

Their menu is packed with all the classics—think eggs Benedict, fluffy pancakes, and their famous Godfather Eggs Benedict. The portions are generous, the prices are reasonable, and the service is always friendly. It’s where you feel at home, whether a regular or a first-timer.

5. Idlewyld Inn and Spa

For a more refined brunch experience, Idlewyld Inn and Spa is the place to be.  Located on Grande Avenue in Old South, this historic inn, operating since 1984, offers an elegant and serene setting perfect for a relaxing weekend brunch. Whether seated in their charming dining room or on the beautiful patio, you’re in for a treat.

The brunch menu here is as sophisticated as the setting. Every dish is prepared with the utmost care and quality, from gourmet omelettes to decadent French toast. And let’s not forget their extensive drink menu – because a good brunch is always accompanied by a great drink. The Idlewyld Inn is the perfect spot for those looking to indulge in a bit of luxury and enjoy a leisurely meal in a beautiful setting.

Although we have many mouthwatering stops for your Sunday Brunch, these are my top five brunch spots in London, Ontario. Each of these places offers something unique, from the rustic charm of Craft Farmacy to the refined elegance of Idlewyld Inn and Spa. Whether you’re a local or just visiting, check out these 5 London Ontario brunch spots, blow your mind, and treat yourself to a brunch experience you won’t forget. Because life is too short for mediocre brunches, right?

Don’t forget to check our out “Life in London Ontario’s” other blogs to learn more about life here in the Forest City. 

Picture of the Idlewyld Inn & Spa in London Ontario, Old Victorian Mansion with pink flowers and gardens in the front with a cloudy sky.

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