If you're after a London brunch that straddles the Atlantic, you might want to head down to the restaurant at Mondrian London. Sea Containers launched a new brunch menu at the beginning of this month. They're selling it as British ingredients given a US treatment for brunch.
For setting, there's very little to beat it on a sunny day.
We kicked things off with two cocktails. The French Silver Bullet was an interesting serve made with vodka, thyme and tarragon but it was eclipsed by the Rocky Rum hard shake - a towering sundae style boozy wonder made with Bacardi Negra, salted caramel, shipped cream and Luxardo cherry (£13).
Our most successful dish was the Crab Omelette - a beautifully made omelette stuffed with Portland crab, avocado, heritage tomato, jalapeño and coriander (£15). Breakfast hash (£14) made with chorizo, roast potato, wild garlic and two poached eggs sounded like it would pack a heftier taste punch than it did. If you're soaking up the effects of the night before, better add a truffled mac and cheese to your order (£7).
Save room for the dessert section - our pecan pie with crumble and vanilla ice-cream was very, very good.
Where: Sea Containers at the Mondrian London, 18 Upper Ground, London SE1 9ET
USP: Amazing riverside setting
Price: A-la-carte menu but bottomless Prosecco is £16 and bottomless Grey Goose Market Bloody Mary is £18
Timings: Saturday and Sunday, 12pm – 4pm
Hot Dinners were guests of Sea Containers. Prices correct at time of publication.