Here at the Guildford Pavilion, we are really passionate about the town and everything it has to offer residents and visitors alike. There are so many shops, restaurants, cultural venues, and more to explore, it’s impossible to get bored. Many people in Guildford find that one of their favourite pastimes is trying out the huge range of eateries that the town has on offer. There really is something for everyone, covering a huge range of cuisines from Indian to Greek and everything in between. But what about brunch in Guildford?
Going out to brunch is a favourite activity of many people in and around Guildford. And, you’re certainly spoiled for choice! There are so many places to get a delicious brunch that it can be hard to choose. So, we’ve put together this list of 5 places you must try for brunch in Guildford, each one offering something a bit different to make them stand out from the crowd!
Fresco DeliKafessan is a local favourite
According to TripAdvisor, this is the number one place to get brunch in Guildford! They’re an independently-owned Greek-style coffee house and bakery right in the heart of the town. Hundreds of visitors have rated them really highly. They mention its amazing coffee, hospitality, and baklava. If you’re looking for an informal bite to eat with amazing Greek specialities, this is the place to go- we’ve heard that their Greek desserts are a must-try! And, they’re also priced really well. This is the perfect place to grab a quick bite to eat with friends or to refuel mid-shopping. Its town-centre location is also really convenient.
Find Fresco DeliKafessan at 1A Friary Street.
Try Cote Brasserie for brunch in Guildford
A staple on many high streets across the country, this is a popular place for brunch everywhere! And we can definitely see why. They offer an extensive menu that’s French-inspired, so expect to see plenty of favourites (including Croissants!) as well as delicious coffee. Furthermore, they cater for all diets including vegetarian and gluten-free, so there’s sure to be something to suit everyone. If you’re looking for a tasty spot for a weekend brunch in Guildford, make sure to check it out!
Find Cote Brasserie on 35 Castle Street.
The Cosy Club is a new favourite
This restaurant is fairly new to the town, but it has quickly become a firm favourite for brunch. It offers an extensive brunch menu that is sure to cater to all tastes. They offer everything from a full fry-up to pancakes, and there are also plenty of delicious vegetarian and vegan options to choose from. Plus, the vintage atmosphere is perfect for a relaxed Sunday morning. If you’ve not tried it here yet, you’re missing out!
You can find The Cosy Club in Tunsgate Quarter
Amor Amora is an independent gem
If you’re looking for a truly amazing experience for brunch in Guildford, try an independent cafe such as Amor Amora! It’s important to support our independents as they’re truly what makes the town so great. But why choose Amor Amora? They have a delicious all-day brunch menu! The menu offers a variety of European-inspired dishes such as Croque Madame, and smoked salmon. This is another place that has amazing reviews on TripAdvisor, with visitors talking about their delicious cakes and coffee.
Visit Amor Amora at 176 High Street.
Try The Ivy for special occasions
Are you looking for something a bit more upmarket? The Ivy is loved for its posh decor and atmosphere, as well as exceptional service. They have an extensive brunch menu offered on the weekends and Bank Holidays. There’s plenty to choose from to suit all tastes, so it’s the ideal place to have brunch in Guildford with a bigger group who may all be looking for different things! Even if Brunch isn’t quite your thing, they also offer extensive menus for breakfast, dinner, and everything in between. Plus, their cocktails are truly delicious!
The Ivy is located in Tunsgate Quarter.
Have your own Brunch in Guildford
Hosting a brunch is a really unique way to celebrate a special occasion such as a birthday. It’s also the perfect setting for an informal meeting or to celebrate a company milestone. It seriously works for almost any occasion! Here at the Guildford Pavilion, we would love to host your brunch, whether it’s for a corporate or private brunch. Our Boardroom hosts up to 16 for private dining, and our Long Room can accommodate over 100. And, our outdoor space can host many more if you’d prefer an alfresco or marquee option. We can also provide a range of delicious catering options, including drinks packages for those bottomless brunches! If you’d like to find out more about our events services and venue hire, please just get in touch today!