Ju Ju’s – Birmingham
Juju noun (1) Definition of juju: a positive or negative vibe emanating from a person, place or thing… Well, people, we’re here to tell you that the vibes percolating out of Ju Ju’s Café in Birmingham are all positive. The name Ju Ju’s is actually a homage to the owner, Julia, who spearheads this magnificent café and she boasts an amazing array of ‘Mighty Meaty Breakfasts’!
📍 Canal Square, 100 Browning St, B16 8EH
Best cure 🍳 Porky Hash – Potato and onion hash with bacon, sausage, hollandaise, paprika and fried eggs all served in a frying pan
Lime Tree Coffee – Wolverhampton
Coffee and a hearty breakfast go together like French and Saunders, Fish and Chips, Britain and perpetually bad weather, and the Lime Tree Coffee café in Wolverhampton have perfected the combo with aplomb. A wonderful venue, an extensive menu, spectacular food: it’s well worth seeking out next time you’re in the Black Country.
📍 18 Upper Green, WV6 8QH
Best cure 🍳 A Truly Sumptuous Eggs Benedict
Café Two Ten – Leicester
Two Ten by name, ten out of ten by nature. Café Two Ten dish up hearty breakfast belters which will have your tired out cylinders up and running in no time. Whether you plump for one of their fantastic full English breakfasts, an eggs benedict, a veggie or vegan option, just be sure to remember one thing: it’s called a ‘cob’ in these parts. Trust us, they’re very passionate about this!
📍 210 Narborough Rd, LE3 0DL
Best cure 🍳 American Breakfast – Rump steak, bacon, sausage, egg, hash browns, beans, toms, bubble & squeak, & toast.
Cartwheel Café – Nottingham
The last thing you want to be doing with a hangover is a cartwheel (we struggle to do one when we’re feeling spritely), however, the breakfast and coffee from this Nottingham-based restaurant was so good we were up and bouncing about like an Olympic floor gymnast. Cartwheel
Café is a fantastic find and well worth a visit!
📍 16 Low Pavement, NG1 7DL
Best cure 🍳 Sausage Focaccia – Homemade sausage patty, red onion marmalade, Emmental cheese all on a toasted rosemary focaccia.
Red Brick Café – Stoke
It’s not about the size of the café, it’s about the size of the flavours and the flavours Red Brick Café are dropping are massive. They work hard to keep their exceptionally high standards exceptionally high and we were getting vertigo because they’re doing such a fine job. Scrumptious, delicious, mouthwatering: you almost run out of superlatives to describe their grub!
📍 1 Wesley St, ST11 9QB
Best cure 🍳 Red Brick Full English – Sausages, bacon, egg, tomatoes, beans, mushrooms & toast