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56 Wardour Street, London, W1D 4JG. Tel. No.: 0207 437 8338. Book online at www.jacksonrye.com.
Jackson + Rye is one of the much talked about US haunts that has "recently" opened up in London. Raved about everywhere in the blogosphere, it went straight onto my places to try list and I finally headed down to the Soho branch the other weekend before British Summertime for brunch.

One thing worth mentioning is that you should book for brunch sittings. Brunch on Wardour Street is no easy feat! Other guests at the time were being told there was a queue of about 70-90 minutes. We booked for 11:15 and it was bustling with a busy atmosphere.

Elodie and I both went for a classic latte to revive ourselves, as is standard on a Sunday. No latte art but a respectable coffee nonetheless! I then chose the Farmer's Eggs and Elodie went for the Angler's Eggs to refuel before a day at Hyde Park.

The Farmer's Eggs were spot on and exactly what I expected and wanted. Two generous slices of rye bread, eggs served sunny side up, a sausage, two sweetened-up bacon rashers and potatoes too. I loved the mix and clash of flavours and would happily eat it all day everyday! Elodie loved her Angler's Eggs too, although her toast was slightly burnt and tough to eat. She added a side of avocadoes which worked perfectly well. You can't deny yourself of avocadoes at brunch, right?

On a side note, I found the service to be fairly up and down in Jackson + Rye. Our waitress was attentive but it felt like she was quite stretched for the busy sitting and we waited a while to receive our bill (and we were in a rush!) as well as for the food to arrive. Definitely one to try if you have a few spare hours on your weekend morning!
Disclaimer: Not sponsored. I paid for and ate every crumb in this brunch.

27 comments

  1. This looks so delicious, especially after just eating a salad! Can't believe the normal wait times if you don't book though!

    http://thebravestindividual.blogspot.co.uk

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  2. It was so good - breakfast is becoming my favourite part of the day. And yep, pretty standard for popular eateries in London sadly.

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  3. We should go one weekend Sophie!

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  4. i'm curious about this place - there's a new one just opened in Chiswick which is fairly close to me, so I'm thinking of giving that branch a go. and nope, can't deny avocados - i have half of one every single morning! x

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  5. FromGemWithLove9 July 2014 at 21:42

    Seriously, that smoked salmon looks epic! xx

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  6. I found myself getting swept up in all things SEO, the pressure to review things, scheduling and checking analytics more often than was probably healthy. I almost fell out of love with blogging entirely, so I'm going back to the way I did things when I first started. It's so much more fun this way! <3 xo

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  7. Looking so yummy!

    xx,

    www.mellowyellowblog.com

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  8. I've heard good things about the Chiswick branch!

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  9. Apparently it was amazing Gem! xx

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  10. It really was - making me feel hungry just reading it back!

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  11. I think part of blogging is that it's the quality that should be consistent, not the number of posts exactly! It wouldn't be 'my blog' if I posted daily because my life just ain't that interesting. I think the pressure has lessened for me now that I've got back to enjoying what I write and taking a step down from the sample mania and the constant need to have new things. Still adore your blog Gem xx

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  12. I had exactly that about a year ago! I think I felt quite overwhelmed by the events and sample mania and got completely caught up, ending up not enjoying writing my blog or even thinking of my own ideas. I very rarely look at my stats now and just focus on writing things that I'm proud of and even moving more into the lifestyle "category". So much more fun!

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  13. This looks amazing!!!
    x

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  14. It really was delicious! I'm totally going to try the Farmer's Eggs next week, when my family and I stop by the newly-open Chiswick branch. I might go all out and get an iced latte this time. Oooh...

    - Elodie x

    http://www.elle-yeah.com

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  15. I had only ever been to the Chiswick one, before brunching with Michelle last week and it is delicious. The staff is incredible - and I'm not *just* saying this because a few of my friends work there... Haha! x

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  16. I AM TELLING YOU. COME TO OZ. ;) x

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  17. So good!! We need to go soon (:

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  18. Definitely on my list of brunch destinations! x

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  19. This was my last meal in London on the day that I moved back home!! I also went for the Angler's and mmm those were some good potatoes. I have to say, food places is what I miss most about the capital! Gonna have to make an effort to make a trip down soon!!



    Jade | The Jade Aesthetic

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  20. Farmer's Eggs > Angler's. Just sayin'!

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  21. It was really good! Dem eggs...! ;)

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  22. Aww! Get back down to London soon girl, we need a shopping and food date day! See you in HK ;)

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  23. This post has made me feel so much better about blogging - it's good to know that other people have loads of post ideas but don't have the time to always post on the same day or get posts published as often as they'd like.
    I also love your part about blogging coming best when it sits next to your daily life - i think that's so true now-a-days! I could never figure out why I was rubbish at post 'series' until I realised that I would forget as they're just not something I think of daily!


    Thanks for a brilliant post! :)


    Rhiannon xx
    www.thebarbelle.co.uk

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  24. I'm so pleased to hear that! I'm inspired to write plenty of posts but they're usually all works in progress until I'm completely happy to post it. And with work being manic recently, I rarely even have time for dinner let alone to switch my MacBook on. I much prefer my blog now that the content seamlessly sits alongside normal life - feels more real and I'm happier with it overall! Thanks for a lovely comment Rhiannon! x

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  25. I've definitely become more laid back on my own blog. I've learnt to not beat myself up about not getting a post up on time or I'm too tired to post. The only place I do try and get a bit more organised is with Blogger's Bookshelf, but again that's more of a tag team approach (and Erin is seriously the most patient and organised person to work with so it makes my life easier!). Xx

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