William & Florence, Unthank Rd

NR2 is an area blessed with a little food world of its own, with numerous pubs, cafes, and produce shops.

Part of the same family as Chambers, W&F is one such little gem. It’s a pub, but not as you know it – think plenty of sunny spots, classic cocktails, and bottomless brunch.

Goodness, what a brunch. W&F steps the traditional eggs benedict up a notch, with the poached egg perched atop home-cooked smoked ham hock.

The main menu will have a little bit of what you fancy*, whether that’s a light tartine or a grazing board to playfully bicker over. There are full mains too, of course, and a reliable dessert menu.

…did we mention the eggs benedict?!

* Vegan options are thin on the ground, here – see our vegan category for more suitable options.

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Mackerel starter at Warwick St Social, Warwick St

Warwick St Social, Warwick St

Headed up by award-winning chef Alex, Warwick St Social is another Golden Triangle gem. The restaurant and bar serves up affordable lunch and dinner menus that change daily, with a contemporary edge that gives the food flair enough to impress without being overly showy, and some dishes that have come across from sister restaurant the Ingham Swan. Continue reading