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Weekends were made for casual brunching, and there are some excellent cafes in Stoke Newington serving delicious brunch and lunch. Here's our pick of some of the spots to visit.


The Good Egg, 93 Stoke Newington Church St

Serving a host of Instagrammable brunches and lunches with New York and Middle Eastern influences, a glimpse at The Good Egg’s menu will make your mouth water. Food ranges from sandwiches to classic bakery treats with plenty of options in between.


The Blue Legume, 101 Stoke Newington Church Street

This café and restaurant is the perfect place for smashed avocado and poached eggs on sourdough on a lazy Sunday morning.

As well as a hearty breakfast menuThe Blue Legume serves a range of paninis, burgers, salads and specials.


Chumley’s, 101 Stoke Newington High St

A relaxed spot, with rustic interior feel, which is ideal for a caffeine top up, Chumleys serves a range of milkshakes and smoothies, as well as cakes, sandwiches and weekend brunches.

La Duchesse, 10 Stoke Newington Church Street

If you've got more of a sweet craving then head to La Duchesse, a café which is highly rated for its excellent coffee and French pastries.

If savoury is more your style, then enjoy the pretty range of pastries with your eyes while tucking into a breakfast, brunch or lunch from La Duchesse’s wide ranging menu.


The Last Crumb, 71-73 Stoke Newington Church Street

This independent café boasts its own in-house bakery and includes a co-working space, The Crumb@Work, on its ground floor. Perfect for freelances or those with flexible working arrangements, to express their creativity with like minded people.

The menu includes a varied selection of savoury breakfasts, with various vegan and gluten-free options, as well as an impressive range of loose leaf teas.


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