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Ultimate Guide to Brunch in Bury St Edmunds & Beyond

There's no better way to start your day than with a delicious brunch and you're bound to have your taste buds tantilised at these eateries in Bury St Edmunds & Beyond...

Whatever you desire, be it Eggs Royale, granola, waffles or a full English, book a table and start your day with a gastronomic feast!

The Northgate

Taking place at the boutique Northgate Hotel on the first Saturday of every month, the 'freeflow brunch' includes 90 minutes of free flowing Prosecco to accompany two courses from Head Chef Greig Young's brunch menu which features dishes including Kedgeree, fresh crab benedict, heritage tomato salad with whipped goats cheese & croutons, eggs benedict, vegan black pudding with asparagus, fried egg and watercress; smoked salmon, potato rosti, creme fraiche and chives and Suffolk charcuterie.

If you have a sweet tooth, you could opt for strawberries and clotted cream, sour dough meringue with lemon curd and honey cream or slow cooked peaches with pouring cream. 

Why not extend your breakfast with an after brunch cocktail of Elder Flower Spritz, Tom Collins or a Suffolk 75.

To book visit https://www.thenorthgate.com/free-flow-brunch

Gastrono-Me

Book a nook or booth at the stylish Gastrono-Me restaurant on Abbeygate Street serves both breakfast (Monday – Saturday 8:30 – mid-day, Sundays – 9:00 – mid-day) and brunch (mid-day - 3pm). 

The exciting breakfast menu includes dishes such as the Breakfast Burger, Buck Rarebit (melting, mustard cheese on toast), Pulled Pork & Mac Stack, Wild Mushrooms on Sourdough Toast, Breakfast Burrito, Huevos Rancheros, Pain Perdu (fruity bread dipped in custard), Breakfast Buddha bowl, Bubby's pancakes and Toasted Banana Bread - plus many more!

If you prefer to eat a little later, the brunch menu boasts many of the breakfast favourites (Buck Rarebit, Pulled Pork & Mac Stack, plus Indian Kati Roll, Tempura Beer Battered Avocado Tacos, The Red Hot Chilli Dog, Pulled Pork Burger, Melbourne Smash and Santa Fe bowl.

To book a table visit https://www.gastrono-me.co.uk/

Baileys 2

Tucked away on Whiting Street in Bury St Edmunds, Baileys 2 is a coffee bistro serving a delicious range of breakfast dishes, complimented by an impressive coffee (and drinks) menu.

Served from 9am - 11.30am, the extensive menu includes dishes such as Scrambled or Poached Eggs, Grilled Bacon Sandwich, Homemade Welsh Rarebit, Eggs Benedict, Homemade Breakfast Pancakes (with vanilla ice cream plus your choice of chocolate sauce, toffee sauce, honey, lemon curd or maple syrup), Homemade Toasted Brioche, Toasted Fruit Bread, Warm Homemade Banana Cake, Homemade Fruit and Cheese and Mustard Scones and more!

Along with coffees including Cafe Con Leche, Espresso, Ristretto, Macchiato and Minnicino, and teas (including fruit and herbal) you can opt for a breakfast smoothie or American style milkshake. 

For more information and to see the menus on offer visit http://www.baileys2.co.uk/ 

Edmundo Lounge

A great spot for vegetarians and vegans, plus families and groups looking for relaxed dining, Edmundo Lounge serves a tasty brunch menu featuring classic dishes with an eclectic twist including Lounge Breakfast, Veggie Breakfast, Chorizo & Halloumi Hash, Halloumi & Sweetcorn Pancake, Granola Bowl, Lounge Eggs with your choice of bacon, spinach, smoked salmon and mushrooms, Triple-Stacked Buttermilk Pancakes, Lounge Eggs with Chorizo, Peppers & Guacamole and Halloumi Hash, Avocado Brunch Breakfast Muffin and a selection of buttys and toast. 

For more information visit https://thelounges.co.uk/

Lotties Artisan Waffles

Open Tuesday - Sunday from 10am - 5pm, Lottie's Artisan Waffles & Coffee is an independent local coffee and waffle shop, serving fresh to order Belgian and bubble waffles, bagels and breakfast dishes.

The menu includes Acai Bowl with fresh strawberries, blueberries, banana and granola; Avocado Toast served on fresh sourdough with watercress; Breakfast Waffle with drizzled honey, Greek yoghurt and blueberries; Classic Waffle served warm with syrup and Chunky Halloumi Fries with tzatziki dip. Opt for a fresh bagel with ham and avocado, cream cheese and avocado or smoked salmon and cream cheese - all accompanied with freshly ground coffee, teas or indulgent drinks such as Oreo Hot Chocolate, Nutella Hot Chocolate, Pink Hot Chocolate, milkshakes and frappes.  

https://www.lotties-waffles.co.uk/index.php 

Moriarty's 

Newly opened in Bury St Edmunds, Moriarty's vegan espresso and cocktail bar also serves an exciting brunch menu alongside a wide selection of coffees. 

Open from 8am, choose from Pea Hummus & Shitake on Toast; Avocado on Toast with cream cheese, spring onions, chive and avocado; Breakfast Burrito with button mushrooms, kidney beans, onions, aubergine and some secret seasoning.

The impressive coffee menu includes espresso, macchiato, cortado, flat white, cappuccino, long black, Americano, latte, iced latte, mocha an babycino plus a wide selection of fruit and herbal teas.

For information visit https://www.moriartys.online/

Bay Tree Cafe

Served daily until 11.30am, breakfast at the Bay Tree Cafe is a great way to start your day! 

The varied menu has classics such as the Big Breakfast (with two local sausages, smoked bacon, grilled mushrooms, free range egg and toast), Avocado on Toast with your choice of smoked salmon, smoked bacon or mushrooms, Croissant and Pastries, Waffles with Maple Syrup & Fresh Berries plus a delectable selection of cakes and pastries.

For more information visit https://www.thebaytreebury.co.uk/

No5 Angel Hill

Boasting one of the most iconic views in Bury St Edmunds of the Cathedral, Angel Hill and the Abbey Gate, you can soak up the atmosphere and watch the world go by at No5 Angel Hill. Breakfast is served from 9am - 11am with a changing and varied local menu which includes Eggs Benedict, Avocado & Poached Eggs on Toast, filled Croissants, Pancakes with Yoghurt and Berries and Full English.

For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/no.5angelhill/

Bills

Formerly a bank, the booths and tables at Bill's are now where the vaults used to be, so you can discover a bit of Bury St Edmunds' history whilst enjoying brunch. Vegans, vegetarians and gluten-free diners are well catered for here with the Vegetarian Breakfast (including poached eggs, roasted plum tomatoes, mushrooms, tomato hummus, smashed avocado, chilli sauce, basil & toast), the Garden Breakfast (with poached eggs, halloumi, roasted plum tomatoes, charred red peppers, smashed avocado, hollandaise, pea shoots, mixed seeds and toast), Yoghurt with Granola & Berries, Smashed Avocado on Toast and Eggs Avocado Florantine. 

For meat eaters, there's the Traditional Breakfast (with fried free range eggs, Cumberland sausage, smoked streaky bacon, roasted plum tomatoes, mushrooms & toast), Bill's Brunch (with two fried free range eggs, smoked streaky bacon, Cumberland sausage, roasted plum tomatoes, mushrooms, potato rösti, baked beans, black pudding & toast), Eggs Benedict and Eggs Royale. 

For those with a sweeter tooth, the Buttermilk Pancakes come with banana, strawberries & blueberries or smoked streaky bacon with Bill's pancake syrup.

For the full menu and to book a table visit https://bills-website.co.uk/restaurants/bury-st-edmunds/menu/breakfast

Feeling inspired? Take a look at the many restaurants in Suffolk's Foodie Town with our Eating Out Guide

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