[dropcap]H[/dropcap]ubbard & Bell is The Hoxton Holborn Hotel’s in-house restaurant, where I had the most delicious brunch last week. Few things will get me out of bed early on a weekend, except maybe coffee or good food, which is exactly what the lovely folks of the Uncover app offered! So, on a sunny Saturday morning, I walked through Holborn to have a chat over a hot cup of coffee and some rib sticking grub to find out more about their restaurant app.
It was an intimate gathering organised by the lovely Ellie at Uncover. As we waited for our food to arrive, we chatted about the app. It’s a useful tool to find availability and book reservations at London’s most popular or hard to get into restaurants, even at the last minute, including my favourites Tramshed and Hawksmoor. It’s great looking too and easy to use; you can search by type of cuisine or from your location, with a selection of top eateries curated by Uncover. It’s free to download and book from, so the next time someone asks you for suggestions, this secret weapon could make you the Foodie King or Queen amongst your friends.
What’s a gathering of food blogging types without a mass photo opp?
I ordered the sourdough pancakes with browned sugar and pineapple with a strong cup of black filter coffee. The avocado toast with poached egg and the full english breakfast looked super tasty; the bacon was seriously thick cut. In fact, all portions were generous, which always gets a double thumbs up from me. The menu also had lots of choices for pressed juice, and going off topic for a second, the milk for teas and coffee were served in teeny little milk bottles- so twee and cute!
I really liked the look and feel of both the restaurant and the hotel; it’s a refreshing change in this quieter outskirt of the West End.
You’ll find The Hoxton right next door to Holborn Grind. Walk straight towards the coffee counter and you’ll be seated by one of the helpful staff; clearly needing some new reading glasses, I didn’t see the sign for the restaurant, so hopefully that’ll save you some time!
Hubbard & Bell is a great new brunch spot; as I get to know Uncover a little more, here’s to discovering great new places to try out.
The lovely ladies I had the pleasure of brunching with:
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Hubbard and Bell at the Hoxton Hotel Holborn:
199-206 High Holborn
020 7661 3030