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A City outpost of this small chain of bustling haunts with eclectic menus and “phenomenal” coffee. Slated to open this autumn alongside nine other eateries in the new Bloomberg City HQ.

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Summary

“Crazy eclectica rubs shoulders with family favourites” on the sometimes “bizarre” menu of these “bustling” “cheek-by-jowl” fusion haunts, whose “phenomenal coffee by itself would score a 6/5!” and helps establish them both as major brunch hangouts. Nowadays the “ever-busy” Exmouth Market branch is eclipsed by its huge, “super-cool” Granary Square sibling in King’s Cross, where “media types from The Guardian and students from adjacent St Martin’s” bolster the “hip and trendy” vibe. Stop Press – a third branch is to open on Bankside.

£52
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Big on bizarre sounding breakfast dishes” – and with “top expertise in the art of coffee-making” – these “hip and trendy” fusion-haunts get “very busy”, particularly as major brunch destinations; nowadays the “cavernous, coolly industrial” King’s Cross branch overshadows the Exmouth Market original.

£45
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Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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As “bustling brunch” hangouts go, it’s hard to better these “fast and furious” operations – both the Exmouth Market original, and its “vast” and “vibey” offshoot by King’s Cross – which serve an “imaginative” tapas-based menu, and coffee roasted in-house.

£46
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Amazing” brunches – with “hard-to-beat” coffee (roasted in-house) – is the highlight at these funky eateries, which at other times serve “a modern British/global take on tapas”; while still ultra “hip”, the Exmouth original is nowadays eclipsed by the “exciting” King’s Cross spin-off (housed in an “incredible” former grain store).

£45
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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