Who doesn’t love taking hours over a brunch at weekends? Fantastic food and glasses flowing with bubbles are a given, but how about bottomless brunch with karaoke added to the menu? These three brunches all bring Tokyo vibes to London with the fun of karaoke added to mix.
1. APOTHECARY EAST LAUNCHES SAKURA HIGHBALL BRUNCH
Umami packed menu with carefully crafted highball specials & bubbles.
East London Izakaya bar and restaurant Apothecary East (www.apothecaryeast.co.uk) is launched a new seasonal Sakura Highball Brunch on Friday 7th April.
The new brunch menu celebrates the Japanese tradition of outdoor parties and picnics under Sakura trees during cherry blossom season along with the Izakaya favourite of Highball (Haibōru ハイボール) cocktails, perfect for sipping and pairing with food.
Priced at £35.00 per person, the Sakura Highball Brunch menu will be served on Saturdays throughout April and May. The menu will also be available to preview on Bank Holiday Friday, 7th April.
Diners can choose to order their highballs individually or go with the option of bottomless Highballs, Prosecco and Bloody Marys for £27.50 per person.
Apothecary East offers a range of dining areas for parties of all sizes and guests can enjoy brunch with friends in the Dining Room, on a High Table or in the Bar. The indulgent brunch menu features a selection of the restaurant’s most popular signature dishes.
Located on Charlotte Road, Apothecary East is a short walk from Old Street, Liverpool Street & Shoreditch High Street stations. The restaurant accommodates over 100 covers and whilst walk-in drinkers and diners are welcome, booking for the Sakura Highball Brunch is highly recommended.
Apothecary East’s Sakura Highball Brunch is available to book on Saturdays from 12pm to 2.30pm. Guests will have tables for 2 hours and free flowing drinks will be served for 1.5 hours.
2. M THREADNEEDLE STREET’S BRAND NEW TOKYO BRUNCH
Another great Japanese brunch comes to town, launching Saturday 13th May.
A love letter to the world’s largest metropolis, M Threadneedle Street is bringing a bottomless brunch like no other to London with the launch of Toyko Brunch. Nestled beneath the cherry blossom trees, expect free flowing cocktails and indulgent Japanese inspired dishes every Saturday from 13th May.
Get into the weekend spirit with 90 minutes of unlimited and carefully curated cocktails; from the classics to oriental serves including a Plum Highball, Japanese Garden and Yuzu Meringue, plus low and no-options from CleanCo.
Boasting more Michelin stars than any other city, Tokyo isn’t short of delectable dishes, and this menu
celebrates just that. With sharing platters to start, enjoy dim sum, wagyu beef & tofu bao buns, pork belly yakitori and more, before feasting on the main event – choose from okonomiyaki (savoury pancakes filled with kewpie, chilli, fried shallots and spring onion), kimchi fried rice or ramen with the choice of both chicken and mushroom.
Add a side of Karaoke
Room for more? Top things off with a boozy Matcha Tiramisu all for £70 per person. Surrounded by Sakura blossoms, resident DJs will be spinning the decks with weekend soundtracks. And for those looking to take it up a notch and embrace their inner Robbie or Celine, an authentic Karaoke Room will be available for private hire. It boasts over 100,000 songs to choose from.
For £45 per person, the Osaka package includes karaoke plus free-flowing cocktails for one hour. Or opt for the Kyoto package with karaoke plus free-flowing Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label Champagne for one hour, for £100 per person.
Transport yourself to Tokyo with M Threadneedle Street. Book now.
3. WEEKENDS AT MAMA SHELTER ARE BIGGER AND BETTER THAN EVER
Come for Mama’s live music, boozy brunches and the return of delicious roasts – stay for the unbeatable vibes.
Mama Shelter London Shoreditch (www.mamashelter.com/london-shoreditch/), the dynamic and playful East London hotel, is launching a Bottomless Brunch, Sunday Roasts and Themed Karaoke Sessions – inviting East London locals, mates and dates to spend Weekends at Mama’s.
With music events happening across Saturday and Sunday, guests are invited to relax and unwind across the various spaces in the hotel and enjoy a dining experience to remember. The heart of Mama, the Mama Shelter London Shoreditch all-day restaurant, is all about relaxed gatherings, lively get-togethers and informal celebrations. Likewise, guests are welcome to chill out in Mama’s Garden Bar, a colourful, fun, laidback and lively space, and Mama’s ultimate hangout.
Mama’s Bottomless Brunch
Mama’s Bottomless Brunch, launching 13th May and taking place across Saturdays and Sundays, will boast playful vibes and flirty fun. Guests will enter the flamboyant, friendly and sexy Garden Bar and be welcomed by the DJ Simo playing the freshest beats on the decks.
Priced from £49.00 per person and available to book between 12:00am and 3:00pm for up to eight guests, Mama’s top chefs will be cooking up a storm, delivering the most delicious seasonal dishes to groups and duos looking to let their hair down at the weekend.
There are menu options available to suit all budgets, each including 75 minutes of Bottomless Prosecco with the addition of the new Chandon Spritz from Moet and Hennessy and expertly mixed Cocktail selection. Dependent on the package, guests can choose from a Brunch Menu or the menu of Modern Classics. Brunch highlights modern classics include smoky Pulled Ham Benedict on crusted sourdough and Hot Smoked Salmon Royale and Mama’s Classic Fish n’ Chips.
Mama’s Sunday Lunch
Mama’s much-loved Sunday Roast menu is back with a bang! Guests can book in between 11:30pm and 4:30pm and with the return of the so loved beef Wellington. Diners enjoy the finest traditional roast dinners with all the trimmings; a selection of steamed and roasted vegetables; crispy roast potatoes.
Karaoke at Mama’s
Also drawing in a weekend crowd, is Mama’s new Disco, Superhero and Carnival themed Karaoke booths. Mama Shelter London Shoreditch has kitted out its karaoke rooms with all the necessary props and playlists to fit the chosen theme. Guests can expect ring lights and phone holders for the ultimate superstar selfie! Then it’s time to battle it out with up to 15 friends and family in one of two soundproofed Karaoke rooms. Booths can be booked directly via Mama Shelter or on OpenTable at a cost of £20.00 per person.
To round off a perfect weekend at Mama’s, guests can upgrade and book an overnight stay in one of the trendy East London rooms. Visitors can relax and unwind, making the most of spacious king-size beds with luxury sheets, free movies and organic Mama Skin amenities for the conscious traveller.
As the perfect East London hotspot for groups of friends to gather and enjoy good times, indulge in fantastic food and sip on epically mixed cocktails – all guests feel perfectly at home at Mama’s.
Mama Shelter London Shoreditch, 437 Hackney Road, London, E2 8PP
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