I’m really glad I travelled to the end of the Metropolitan line and you will too! Here’s why…
Where to find them:
21 Piazza Walk, Aldgate East, E1 8QH
I got off at Aldgate and it was about an 8 min walk and maybe only 5mins from Aldgate East. Look out for the fountain of horses and you’re in the right area.
What they’re about:
Inspired by Mediterranean and Middle East cuisine, Amber really offers a brunch with a twist. There’s no specific brunch menu just breakfast and lunch which means there’s really a world of choice. The interior is very relaxed and neutral with hanging plants and a mix of light wood and concrete grey, it’s a great place to come and enjoy healthy and hearty food outside of the hustle and bustle of city life. They have a salad bar and dessert/cake counter which you can add to you meal as a side but they have a twist on all
What to order:
- Burnt Aubergine
- Pide – this is a must (pronounced pee-day, not pied like we all thought)
- Shakshouka (I added extra Aubergine)
The food is rich with flavour and doesn’t leave you feeling like you need to be rolled out. The burnt aubergine is definitely one to share on the gram and I really loved the mix of flavours in the Shakshouka. The Pide is the special for amber and if you look on their instagram it is basically a filled bread boat and it looked delicious. This was a find by @notsobasiclondon for her monthly London food social and I will definitely be back for their bottomless brunch. For as little as £35, you can get bottomless small plates and prosecco – who’s coming with me?
Brunch in photos:
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