Top new places to have breakfast

We were excited when the brilliant team behind Moro opened a second branch of their smaller, more relaxed and cheaper offshoot Morito on Hackney Road. And now Morito Hackney Road has started serving rather fabulous breakfasts too on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. The breakfast menu runs the gamut from what Nigella Lawson would call “temple food”: granola, yoghurt and fruit salads to the indulgent: enormous Moroccan crumpets served with apricot and plum compote, Turkish scrambled eggs cooked with tomatoes and spices and our favourite, Huevos Rotos, which is eggs cooked with fried potatoes, paprika and chorizo. If you’re feeling under the weather, it’s also worth asking about their range of freshly squeezed juices which surely must be good for you, given how beautiful they look.

And if you, like us, enjoy eating breakfast all day, then you’ll want to head to Over Easy which is just opposite Selfridges. Breakfast staples such as a Full English are cooked from fresh with utmost care. There are also some pleasing variants on classics, notably a crab benedict that is a more soothing dish than you might imagine one containing such strong flavours as crab and hollandaise sauce could be. As everything is cooked from scratch, this is not somewhere to rush breakfast but why would you want to, anyway?

Top new places for breakfast
Morito Hackney Road, Monday - Friday 9.30am - 12pm, Over Easy Monday - Friday 8am - 8pm, Saturday 9am - 8pm, Sunday 10am - 7pm
Morito Hackney Road 195 Hackney Road, E2 8JL
Where else:
Over Easy 31 Duke Street, W1U 1LG
— Alex
12th October 2016