Yup, you read that title correctly. Ain’t no typo in there and *spoiler alert* let me tell you – it was delicious.
I love eating out, I’m pretty sure it’s my most favourite activity of all time. If I can convince someone to join me in a meal I haven’t had to cook or wash up after, I am one happy girl. Now, I’m not entirely sure but I think breakfast may be my favourite meal to go out for. I know, I know, controversial! But there’s something that feels a bit decadent and fancy about not succumbing to a bowl of cereal or a piece of toast on the sofa and getting up and going out for that first meal of the day. It sets you up for a really good day.
Anyway, I’d heard about breakfast in bread at The Barge House in Haggerston, East London and was dying to try it. So when Tom asked what I wanted to do on my birthday I figured “what a bloody good way to start the day!”
Breakfast In Bread, as a concept is an individual, artisan sourdough loaf filled with all of the goodies breakfast provides. Steph, Tom and I all opted for The Original which is filled with bacon, sausage, leeks, tomatoes, mushrooms and spinach and is topped with an egg and a sprinkling of cheese. It was dreamy. Alex went for The Vegetarian which had tomatoes, spinach, leeks, mushrooms and asparagus i which also looked incredible. There’s also one that comes with beans and chorizo hidden in there which I’m dying to get my gob around. So I’m going to have to go back, what a shame!
The atmosphere in The Barge House is lovely, laid back and really cool. Plus, it’s right on the river, (surprising with that name, right?) so if you can get a table downstairs the view is dreamy. I highly recommend going here for weekend brunch, just to experience one of these delicious morsels for yourself but make sure you go hungry because they are super filling. We definitely needed a little stroll afterwards to try and tame the food babies. My only issue (if you can call it that) was that the tiny plates made it difficult to cut into, at first anyway.. once you get going it gets easier.
Even now, a couple of weeks on I keep going back to the website to look at the menu. There are a few things on there I’d love to get my face around so I definitely think a return trip is on the cards.