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A Weekend Brunch in the Docklands

A colourful brunch table with various foods.

Could anything be better than enjoying a relaxed weekend brunch? Only one thing comes to mind when asked this question: a weekend brunch with a view of the River Thames.

The Docklands boasts a variety of locations which are all prime choices for brunch come Saturday or Sunday morning. So get your pen and paper at the ready because you are going to want to make a note lest you forget these Docklands brunch hotspots.

Due to the current circumstances, some of the sites mentioned below may be temporarily closed or have restricted opening hours.

The Parlour Bar

The Parlour Bar in Canada Square knows how to serve a top-notch brunch. Classic options include everyone’s favourite - blueberry pancakes - not to mention the good old bacon sarnie. Why not go all out and order the halloumi burger with a side of cowboy fries, which will guarantee you start your day off the right way. Did we forget to mention that the coffee blend has a hint of chocolate biscuit and hazelnut flavour?

Big Easy

If boozy is what you are looking for when it comes to brunch, then a trip to Big Easy will certainly not disappoint you. Prized for its ‘unlimited boozy brunch’, this American-style diner cooks up ‘Lobster Fests’ with a hearty ‘Mac Attack’ on the side. In addition to the robust menu, Big Easy also offers unrivalled views over London’s cityscape and the River Thames. So sit back, relax and enjoy the view with a side order of well-deserved weekend indulgence.

Canada Water Café

Using nothing but delicious Italian ingredients, this pleasant eatery located right by Canada Water station will offer eggs however you like as well as a sumptuous assortment of tasty smoothies. While you are there, why not treat yourself to a classic Italian dessert, after all, who does not like Tiramisu?


Did someone say Bellini on arrival? Indulge yourself this weekend to some mouth-watering signature dishes from the Robata grill, as well as a selection of sashimi platters and a generous helping of dessert! A brunch at ROKA will stand out from the rest with help from the wine pairing option which is always a popular choice with diners.

Edited: 6th December 2022