The best breakfast in Stratford

From pancakes to fresh pain au chocolat, there’s a wealth of independent cafes and restaurants serving up a tasty breakfast in Stratford each morning. Whether you’re looking for a light bite, a traditional English breakfast or something a little healthier, you’ll never run out of places to enjoy a bite to eat in Stratford. We’ve rounded up our must-visit spots for a breakfast next time you’re in Stratford.

Elbows Café

Stop by this small independently-owned café near Victoria Park for a light bite to eat and a coffee. Whether you’re meeting a friend for a catch-up or taking a picnic to enjoy in the park, this is the perfect spot for fresh, tasty treats. See what other customers had to say on their Trip Advisor page here.

Find them here: 103 Lauriston Road, Victoria Park, Hackney, London E9 7HJ


Coffee lover? Stop here and grab a cup of locally roasted coffee served with milk from a single herd of cows in Kent. If you’re feeling peckish, check out their Greek-inspired food or linger a little longer with a glass of wine or craft beer. To find out more about Hand, check their listing on East Village London here.

Find them here: 11 Victory Parade, East Village, London E20 1FS


If you’re looking for locally sourced, fresh, vegan food then you’ll want to add this one to your list. Sit back and relax in their inviting space and enjoy an all-day breakfast that will leave you feeling happy and healthy. Don’t forget to grab one of their smoothies to go!

You can even click and collect online or have your order delivered via Deliveroo – perfect for your next client meeting. 

Find them here: 1, Canalside, Here East Estate, London E20 3BS

The Breakfast Club

It’s a firm favourite for breakfast in Stratford and throughout London. If you’re craving a plate piled high with pancakes, bacon and more then don’t miss this well-loved restaurant. But arrive early and expect a queue – this is a popular spot all week. See what's on the menu on their website.

Find them here: 29 East Bay Lane, Canalside, Here East, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London, E15 2GW

Tina, We Salute You

Come for the cool rainbow coloured stairs (the perfect Instagram spot) and stay for the breakfast classics on offer. You’ll find all your favourites – from granola to smashed avocado and poached eggs or visit on a weekend to check out their ever-changing specials. Have a look at their menu on their website.

Find them here: 2 Olympic Park Ave, London, E20 1FT


Breakfast in Stratford wouldn’t be complete without popping into Signorelli. Their freshly baked bread and pastries are not to be missed - so grab one on your way by or take a seat and enjoy their weekend brunches. To find out their motivation for opening at Stratford, read their interview here.

Find them here: 7 Victory Parade, East Village, London E20 1FS