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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42 King St

42 King Street

There’s one important thing you need to know before you go to 42: if you eat fish and meat, you’ve got to order the cod cheeks in chorizo cream. It’s their star dish, served with hunks of bread for dipping into the cream – but by no means is it the only thing this quirky little restaurant has to offer. Continue reading