Brunching on a budget
Brunch has really taken off in Paris in the last few years and now you’ll find it hard to find a place to brunch – only because they’re all so busy! Parisians are up with brunch trend and just like in all areas of French cuisine, you can be sure to find an exquisite brunch for all budgets.
Rustic, quaint and located off the beaten track, Strada provides a cheap brunch option with healthy portion sizes. The coffee is to be rivalled, the menu not large but providing many tasty options. This is a place you’ll find yourself coming back time and time again!
Located at 12 rue Pasquier, La Creperie produces fresh crepes with a variety of flavours, sweet or savoury, which encompass the glorious reputation of French creperies. Small and basic, the café is always bustling due to the popularity of this little joint. The menu is limited, but the staff are happy to oblige to special orders. Make sure you grab a coffee too to accompany your crepe!
As another rival to La Creperie, the crepes are exquisite and the service wonderful. Again, you can choose from savoury or sweet and if you have any allergies, inform the chef as they are well equipped to cook for you. You can even treat yourself to a boozy breakfast, with cider and wine available as a swap-out for your usual coffee!
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Brunching in Style
Ah, monsieur, madame! If you’re ready to treat yourself to some more refined brunching experiences, there is no shortage of such places in Paris! Try the following to ensure you have a wonderful experience. This is by no means even close to an exhaustive list, but it should get you on the right track.
Off the Champs Elysees, this restaurant located in the Warwick Hotel offers a Sunday buffet brunch and an experience to remember. Brunch is available at the hotel between the hours of 07:00 – 10:00 am during the week and until 11:00 am during the weekends, so you’ll need to get in early to enjoy!
Another premier eatery located by the side of the canal is HolyBelly, the holy-grail of brunch locations in Paris. In the most traditional sense, Holybelly provides a brunch like no other; pancakes, eggs benedict and some of the best coffee in the city with a variety of options on the menu. Reservations aren’t possible though, you’ll need to get up early if you want to get a place in Holybelly!
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A must-go place for many in Paris, Angelina’s is a well-known eatery and great brunch spot for those who enjoy a typical continental breakfast with a French flair. Pastries, bread, fruit, eggs, juice and hot chocolates grace the menu, as well as hot options such as omelettes. The Angelina’s breakfast is a go-to, and you’ll find the location superb for hitting the sights, too.
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Located in the bustling streets of Montmartre, the Hardware Society provides some of the best brunch and coffee in Paris. Presentation, décor and food taste are all highly rated – definitely worth a visit.
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*Extra Tip: Tipping in France is a gesture, not an obligation, but it’s nice to have it on hand if you wish to tip any service. Usually, 10% is acceptable in nicer eateries or for taxis.