17 hidden gem brunch & lunch spots to try in Hounslow Borough this winter

If you’re a food and drink lover looking for a more unique local experience and want to discover a different side of London off the beaten path, come explore the rich variety of restaurants, cafes, bistros, bars and more in Hounslow! Whether you’re looking for places that serve the best brunches and lunches for a business meeting or for a weekend catch-up with friends, Hounslow Borough is full of great choices, from fry-ups, eggs, waffles, and pancakes to salads, sandwiches and more traditional mains. Sure, it’s all the stuff you can do at home, but sometimes it’s nice to get out isn’t it? It is a sociable meal, after all. 

Lunch at the Clayton Hotel Chiswick

Walking past the glossy glass exterior of the Clayton Hotel Chiswick, it may not strike you as the most obvious place to have a delicious lunch—but it should! Nestled in the heart of vibrant Chiswick, the Clayton Hotel is home to the Globe Bar: a modern eatery, serving an all-day menu sure to satisfy any lunch craving. 

Enjoy a delicious food selection of Globe Bar favourites, signature burgers, salads and nibbles, and a wide variety of beverages, including beers, spirits, wines and cocktails.

Named after the glittery globe that hangs between the bar and lobby, in this funky retro setting, you can enjoy a signature Rossini delicately enhanced with wild strawberry liqueur, all while munching on a juicy Angus beef burger.

A world of lunchtime favourites…

Globe Bar favourites include traditional fish and chips, chef’s homemade butter chicken masala, tempting slow-cooked beef chilli con carne, grilled pork and leek bangers and mash, and vegan sweet potato curry. 

The signature burger lineup features The Globe Burger: Angus beef patty with bacon, cheese & bacon jam served in a brioche bun; The Chicken Burger: buttermilk chicken fillet with veggies, served in a brioche bun and house slaw; and The Plant Burger: Moving Mountains patty, hummus, tomato, lettuce, onion, red peppers and mayo. All burgers served with fries. 

For fish lovers, the grilled salmon fillet stands out, served with steamed green veg, dauphinoise potato and dill hollandaise. For something meatier, try the 8oz rib-eye steak cooked to your liking, served with peppercorn or béarnaise sauce, vine tomato, portobello mushroom and seasoned fries.

Not just a delicious menu

The Clayton Hotel Chiswick is committed to ethical dining—operating to high ethical standards in product sourcing, environmental sustainability, and healthy eating. Using British-only milk, British and Irish meats when practical and in season, reducing food miles when possible, and ensuring the highest standards of sustainable food use and waste reduction are just some of the ways that they illustrate that commitment. 

What’s on for Christmas?

Open for festive dining, the Clayton Hotel Chiswick is serving festive lunches (and dinners) at the Grill Restaurant—ideal for corporate gatherings, with offers for Christmas Day lunch and Christmas Party Packages available.

They also have a festive offer at the Globe Bar: receive complimentary nachos and chicken wings when you book a table for 10+ people. 

So the next time you get hungry walking down Chiswick High Road, why not pop into the Clayton Hotel Chiswick and explore this hidden gem lunch spot for yourself? 

The Clayton Hotel Chiswick is not the only dark horse on offer when it comes to delicious lunches in the borough. Discover hundreds of exciting, elegant and eclectic eateries to indulge your taste buds: let us guide you through the best brunch and lunch spots in Hounslow as recommended by locals—residents, business people, and more! 

Have the lushest of lunches at…

Chiswick Food Market

Opening hours: Sundays 10:00am – 2:00pm

Location: The Food Market Chiswick is held in the farmyard setting of the Grove Park Farm House, adjacent to the play area.

Lunchers will struggle to choose just one of the enticing food offerings available at the weekend stalls at Chiswick Food Market — there’s authentic Italian street pizza, homemade Mexican and Salvadorian tortillas, freshly baked products: from quiches to brownies, and more. Combine lunch with shopping: have cooked food on the go and check out some of the best producers in the country coming to the market every week, offering their best products.

The farmers market brings customers and producers closer together: you can speak to producers directly and ask anything about production methods, taste, what the ingredients are…anything at all. 


The City Barge Riverside Public House 

Location: 27 Strand-On-The-Green, Chiswick, London W4 3PH

Fancy more of a pub vibe? Enter the City Barge Riverside Public House nestled next to the Thames in Strand-on-the-Green. Made using fresh and seasonal ingredients, their lunch options include sandwiches: roast club, sirloin steak, brie & cheddar, or for a more classic brunch option: avocado & poached egg toasted sourdough. Mains include a choice of burgers, fish & chips, sea bass fillet, steaks, and a variety of Sunday roast options. 


Feather & Heart

Opening hours: Monday – Friday: 9:30am – 5:00pm: Saturday – Sunday: 10:00am – 4:00pm

Location: Unit-4, Brentford Lock, High St, Brentford TW8 8AQ

After a scenic walk by Brent river or an afternoon in Syon Park, pop into Brentford’s best brunch spot: Feather & Heart. Brunch options on offer: fluffy pancakes, folded eggs on sourdough, avocado & seeds on sourdough, shakshuka (eggs baked in spicy tomato sauce) with sourdough. If you’re looking for something more balanced, try their organic porridge or superfood acai smoothie bowl. Sandwiches, salads, and baguettes are also available. Have more of a sweet tooth? Check out their selections of pastries & cakes: croissants, swirls, muffins, tarts, and more.

Wash it all down with an Exmouth premium-blend coffee, all the classics are available and the more quirky ones too: beetroot, turmeric, matcha & chai lattes. Selections of teas and colourful smoothies are also available.


No 197 Chiswick Fire Station

Opening hours: Monday – Thursday: 9am- 11:30pm; Friday & Saturday: 9am – Midnight; Sunday: 9am – 11pm

Address: 197-199 Chiswick High Rd, Chiswick, London W4 2DR

This trendy independent bar and restaurant is not only a solid-gold date night option but perfect for weekend brunch. No 197 works wonders on the indulgent brunch front. Alongside the egg classics: benedict and royale, they serve delicious banana and ricotta pancakes, breakfast brioche, vegan house breakfast, mushroom and butter bean on sourdough and more, and a selection of fruity yoghurt bowls. 

No.197 has a hidden walled garden, so you can enjoy your brunch in an atmospheric outside space or dine in their contemporary interior.


Greedies

Opening hours: Monday-Wednesday & Friday-Saturday: 8:00am-4:00pm; Thursday: 9:00am-4:00pm; Sunday: 8:00am-3:00pm.

Location: 49 South Street, Isleworth, TW7 7AA

A family-owned business with over 50 years experience, Greedies are known in Isleworth for serving egg-cellent brunches: order the best egg, sausage, toast and bacon combo for you and be eating it in minutes. They also do a variety of omelettes, eggs on toast, and a selection of paninis and jacket potatoes. 

Greedies classics include kebabs, lasagne, spaghetti bolognese and carbonara. Burger wise, go for the trusty beef burger or venture out and try something different like the Moroccan lamb burger. Veggie burgers include the falafel and portabella and halloumi burgers.


Derive

Opening hours: Monday-Thursday: 7:00am-7:30pm; Friday: 7:00am-10:00pm; Saturday: 7:30am-10:00pm; Sunday: 10:00am-6:00pm.

Location: 456 – 461 London Road, Middlesex, TW7 4BX

Enjoy specialty coffee from the finest beans and carefully curated food, whether you’re in a rush or treat yourself to an indulging meal. Derive is the place to go to relax, refuel and come together, they encourage good vibes, conversation and coffee – there is something for everyone with their ambient lighting and inviting social setting, so take a break, relax and come visit Derive.

Derive serves a variety of drinks including cocktails and coffee. There are also many food options for you to try such as avocado and smashed eggs, smoked salmon and even a Mediterranean salad!


The Post Room

Opening hours: Mon – Fri: 8am – 4:30pm; Sat – Sun 9am – 4:30pm

Location: 2 Bedford Corner, S Parade, London W4 1LD

A local favourite is the Post Room, tempting visitors with award-winning specialty coffee, as well as tasty brunch options and freshly made sandwiches. The brunch lineup includes a variety of treats: harissa houmous with roasted veg, smoked salmon with cream cheese, eggs done any way you like (royale, benedict, florentine, fried – even Turkish eggs!).

Ballucci

Opening hours: Monday-Sunday: 7:00am-6:00pm

Location: 479 London Road, Isleworth, West London, TW7 4BX

Do you enjoy a relaxing ambience and taking some time out away from your busy schedule? Ballucci is the place to go with their own specially branded coffee beans and high-speed internet for all customers. With their inclusive atmosphere, you can bring your children and your dog and make their home yours. 

Coffee options at the cafe include espressos, long black, lattes, cappuccinos and mocha. There are also iced coffee options and smoothies available for people who want something colder. Food beverages such as croissants, sandwiches and toast are also available.


The Park Cafe

Opening hours: Monday-Saturday: 9:30am-4:00pm; Sunday: 10:00am-4:00pm

Location: 163 Thornbury Road, Osterley, Isleworth, Hounslow, TW7 4QG

A family-run business that has been around for over 14 years, their welcoming café is set with a homely atmosphere, providing a great environment for everyone to enjoy and relax in. The park café prides itself on its personal touches, with a varied menu from all-day breakfast to sandwich station, panini and wraps, and refreshing smoothies and shakes—they have something for everyone to enjoy. 

The park café became the regional winner of Britain’s Best Cafe in 2016. They offer an outside catering service so whether you’re hosting private parties or business meetings, they can provide you with a finger buffet that everyone can feast on.


The Thai Swan

Opening hours: Monday-Saturday: 5:00am – 9:00pm

Location: 1 Swan St, Isleworth TW7 6RJ

The Thai Swan offers a wide range of oriental dishes and desserts, including Yum Nuer Yang, Pad Nam Prik Phao, Pad Thai and Thai spicy chicken wings. If you are in the area and looking to have a good Asian lunch, the Thai Swan is the place to go.

Thai Swan holds a large pub atmosphere and has the correct facilities for a party lunch should you have many guests with you. In addition, the pub also has an outside garden where you can enjoy your meal in the nice weather.


Kind Juices

Opening hours: Monday-Saturday: 9:00am–4:30pm 

Location: 13 Shrewsbury Walk, Isleworth, TW7 7DE

Kind Juices is a breakfast and lunch cafe where you can order a variety of freshly made, raw cold-pressed mixed juices and milkshakes. Additionally, there are healthy fruit bowls for you to eat such as acai with granola and yoghurt and a berry bowl. If you are not a fan of cold drinks they also serve hot beverages such as tea and coffee. 

Let the friendly and welcoming staff at Kind Juices recommend you the best drink for your health and body.


Vanilla Moon

Opening hours: Monday-Saturday: 8:ooam–6:00pm; Sunday: 9:00am–5:30pm

Location: 491C London Rd, Isleworth TW7 4DA

If you are vegan or just want to enjoy some vegan food and drinks, Vanilla Moon is the place to go! Vanilla Moon is a vegan, free-from baker who provides a scrumptious range of sweet and savoury products. The products which they create are free from gluten, wheat, oats, dairy, egg and soy. So if you are looking to have a wonderful vegan brunch, head down to the Vanilla Moon. 

Feel free to talk to their staff about any additional information on the food served at the cafe.


Ozwald Cobblepot, Villainously Good Coffee

Location: ​​391 Chiswick High Rd, Chiswick, London W4 4AR

For another themed coffee shop, check out Ozwald Cobblepot, Villainously Good Coffee. Named after the infamous Batman antagonist known as Penguin, the cafe is full of character in every sense of the word. If you enjoy quirky furniture, love Gotham and a good penguin prop, this is the place to be. 

For lunch, choose from a selection of 16 artisan sourdough toasties, with vegetarian and vegan options available. Try classics like a BLT, mozzarella, tomato and pesto toastie or try something more exciting like the cheese, sriracha & jalapeno. 

They have all the coffee classics, both hot and cold, as well as fun varieties like creme brulee coffees, turmeric and chai lattes, babycinos and more! You can also indulge in fruity colourful smoothies, juices, and wines.


Nosherey Cafe Restaurant

Opening hours: Monday-Saturday: 6:00am–4:30pm; Sunday 7:00am–4:15pm

Location: 491A London Rd, Isleworth TW7 4DA

Looking for a good place where you can have a great brunch with the kids? The Nosherey Cafe Restaurant serves a variety of British breakfast options for all the family. So come and dine in and enjoy a home-cooked breakfast and lunch! 

Food options available at the Nosherey Cafe Restaurant include the full monty, veggie breakfast, roast beef, omelettes and jacket potato. There are also delicious desserts such as Apple pie, ice cream and baked jam roll. 


Heisenberg Breakfast Co

Location: 7 Bedford Park Corner, Chiswick, W4

Inspired by the Heinsenberg Uncertainty Principle and the hit show Breaking Bad, coffee connoisseurs at Heisenberg Breakfast Co have concluded that perfection, even in coffee form, cannot be measured: some like their coffee sweet and romantic, others like it bitter and robust—and that’s okay! Come try their wide range of coffee options for yourself. 

Their sumptuous brunch menu includes the Full English, waffle breakfast, blueberry pancakes, eggs benedict, french toast, and acai bowl as well as sweet and veggie options, and the speciality Heinseburger!


South Street Coffee and Ice Cream Shop

Opening hours: Monday-Sunday: 9:00am-5:00pm

Location: 2 Shrewsbury Walk, Isleworth TW7 7DE

A lovely cafe located in Isleworth, South Street Coffee and Ice Cream Parlour takes pride in serving the finest, freshest beans that bean coffee roasters provide. Their artisan gelato is made on the premises with fresh and wholesome ingredients, as is all their food. Fruit scones, brownies and Victoria sandwiches are also served at the cafe. 

There is also free wifi available and comfy sofas placed around the shop for visitors to relax and enjoy their hot or cold treats. South Street is both child and dog-friendly and is open to holding birthday parties too.


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Clayton Hotel Chiswick

626 Chiswick High Road, London W4 5RY, United Kingdom

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