My most recent trip to London wasn’t one I’d technically planned but it was great all the same. I had the day to spend in London after getting the first flight down from Glasgow to Luton that morning. I am most definitively not a fan of airport food so the first thing on my list was to go and have some breakfast. I headed to Covent Garden which is one of my favourite areas of the city (I have a full post on my favourite places in London if you’re interested) and set about finding somewhere I could chill with a cuppa. In the bottom of the old flower market I found the French style café Chez Antoinette. When I say in the bottom I’m not kidding – it’s in the basement which is why I hadn’t found it before.
They serve what’s called a formule breakfast which is basically a meal deal and is probably the most affordable breakfast I’ve found in London so far. You get a hot drink, glass of orange juice (or water in my case) and your choice of a croissant, granola or poached eggs with sourdough toast. As I’m a thoroughly basic blogger you can figure out which one I went for!
The egg was perfectly cooked which is always a concern as I’ve been served undercooked poached eggs in the past. The toast was also buttered which was an added bonus as it was so hot butter sitting out would have melted pretty quickly. I’m not usually a fan of sourdough but this was just what I needed and somewhere I’m likely to return to when I’m in London next.
I paid £6.95 for my breakfast plus a service charge which if I was in Glasgow I would think was too much for what I’d been served but as London prices go this felt pretty affordable to me. Also just to note I wasnn’t paid for this review but wanted to showcase somewhere I genuinely like and want to return to.