Places for the Best Breakfast in Watford. Looking for a cafe or restaurant for breakfast? Whether its a big fry up or avocado on toast, here is our list of the best breakfasts in Watford. (oh and don’t miss our post on brunch in Watford either!)
45 The Parade, Watford WD17 1LJ
Barracuda was “started by two brothers with a vision, Barracuda has been trading for over 10 years and has constantly striven to improve. In the daytime we offer freshly made coffee and freshly squeezed juices with a wide variety of Sandwiches, Panini’s, Salads, Pasta, Risotto, Wine and Beer which are made to order with ingredients fresh in that day. In the evening the lights are dimmed and we switch to our fabulous evening menu, which has fresh meats such as Lamb, Steak and Chicken as well as fresh fish, Pasta and amazing side dishes and salads. All Our dishes are created using traditional methods and use the finest fresh ingredients, which are sourced locally wherever possible.” Breakfast options include a full English breakfast, scrambled eggs and smoked salmon on toast, mushrooms on toast and Danish pastries.
St Albans Road, Garston, Watford, Hertfordshire, WD25 0LL
Harvester are a family favourite chain of restaurants that also serve breakfast “Mornings were made for our unlimited breakfasts, available all week! It includes eggs, bacon, sausage (including vegan and vegetarian sausages), and so much more, all freshly cooked to order. All of our cooked breakfasts include our unlimited Breakfast Bar, so you can enjoy our continental breakfast at no extra cost, including toast, cereals, fresh yoghurt, fruit and more.” The unlimited breakfast includes Pork sausages, vegan sausages (VE), grilled back bacon, black pudding, flat mushroom (VE), Heinz® baked beans (V), hash browns (VE), tomato (VE), fries (VE) and scrambled, fried or poached free-range eggs (V). You can also order waffles and pancakes.
See our review of breakfast at Harvester.
Tesco Extra Store, 239-241 Lower High St, Watford WD17 2BD
At Giraffe “we pride ourselves on discovering the best tastes, flavours and recipes from around the world and sharing them with you. After all, why taste something you’ve eaten a million times, when you can taste a whole new world?” Giraffe’s breakfast menu includes the likes of a Gluten free brunch (Smoky bacon, baked beans, fried or scrambled eggs, roasted vine tomatoes, avocado smash and field mushrooms), Eggs Benedict chorizo (Toasted English muffin, buttered and topped with chorizo, soft poached eggs, hollandaise sauce and fresh salsa.) and Nutella and Banana Pancakes.
Woodside Leisure Park, Watford WD25 7JZ
Chiquito is a lively, family friendly Mexican chain restaurant. They serve breakfast, available every day until noon. Breakfast items include the Breakfast Sizzler, Breakfast Chimichanga plain tortilla, Mexican eggs benedict and the Breakfast feast. You can build your own pancakes with toppings liken bacon, sausage, mushrooms, fried eggs, hash browns, guacamole and tomato, or sweet toppings like strawberries, banana or chocolate sauce. They also do smoothies and cocktails!
136a High St, Watford WD17 2EN
Bella Italia are an Italian restaurant chain that also offer a surprisingly good value cooked breakfast. Choose from items like the Bella Breakfast (Two rashers of bacon, Cumberland pork sausage, tomato, baked beans, toasted ciabatta, with your choice of fried, scrambled or poached eggs), the Bacon and Egg Pancake Stack (Three buttermilk pancakes topped with three rashers of bacon and two fried eggs. Served with syrup), Fruity Pancake Stack (Three buttermilk pancakes topped with sliced bananas, strawberries and creamy mascarpone. Served with syrup) or the Forte Frittata (Eggs, spinach, new potatoes, red peppers, spicy ‘nduja sausage, pepperoni, and green chillies).
76 The Parade, Watford WD17 1AW
Walkabout is a casual Australian themed restaurant with live big screen sports. They have a dedicated breakfast menu that includes Full English Breakfast (Two sausages, two rashers of bacon, two fried eggs, baked beans, two hash browns, mushrooms, half a grilled tomato, toast and butter), Sausage & Egg Muffin (A sausage patty with a fried egg and a burger cheese slice, served in a toasted muffin) and a Breakfast Wrap (Flour tortilla wrap, filled with sausage, bacon, burger cheese slice, fried egg and hash brown).
Frankie and Benny’s
Woodside Leisure Park, N Orbital Rd, Watford WD25 7JZ
Frankie and Benny’s do a bottomless breakfast from Friday to Sunday. “Enjoy free refills on your favourite breakfast dish when you visit us before noon. So will it be the warm and fluffy pancakes, mouth-watering eggs benedict or the classic British fry up? You might have to put it to a vote!” There are some conditions on this offer though – while there is no limit on reorders, you do have to reorder the same dish each time, you can’t share and you have to finish before ordering more (fair enough!). The offer is not valid at airport locations or Edinburgh Royal Mile High Street. Make sure you get the offer from the website here. You don’t need to order the unlimited breakfast though, you can order regular breakfast too like waffles, pancakes or smoked salmon.
Ed’s Easy Diner
Unit 142 The Harlequin, Watford WD17 2TL
Ed’s Easy Diner is an American 1950’s style diner specialising in burgers, shakes and hot dogs. They also do breakfast! The menu includes Ed’s Big Breakfast (Three rashers of smoked bacon, two sausage patties, two griddled eggs with chilli seasoning, three hash browns, baked beans, mushrooms and two slices of buttered toast), The Full American (Two rashers of smoked bacon, two griddled eggs with chilli seasoning, sausage patty, two fluffy pancakes, two hash browns, maple flavoured syrup and baked beans), Freshly Made Pancakes (Two pancakes stacked with a sausage patty, two rashers of smoked bacon, two hash browns, griddled egg with chilli seasoning and drizzled with maple flavoured syrup) and Fried Chicken and Waffle (Fried chicken breast between two waffles with maple flavoured syrup and icing sugar).
3 Hartspring Ln, Watford WD25 8AD
Toby Carvery do a quick and easy all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet. “Whether you fancy tea and toast or want to go all out with our unlimited breakfast buffet including eggs, bacon and our famous breakfast Yorkies — here at Toby Carvery, we’ve got everything you need to give you the perfect start to your day.” We have eaten breakfast in our local Toby Carvery lots of times. It’s a help yourself buffet with all the usual full English goodies. There is also a tea and coffee station and a station to make your own toast.