With a wine shop on one side, a deli on the other and a café outside, Golborne Deli is really more than it says on the tin.
You’ll find it on Golborne Road (Portobello’s more secluded cousin), rubbing shoulders with Aladdin’s cave antique shops, vintage clothes stores and a Portuguese patisserie whose pastéis de nata (custard tarts) rightly earn the place queues out the door.
Sitting outside in the street, breakfast at the deli allows you to listen to the shouts of fishmongers while taking in the brutalist majesty of Trellick Tower – built by Goldfinger the architect, not the Bond villain. Sadly.
Build your own brunch with the scrambled eggs menu: served six ways, you can pick your own bread (ciabatta, rye, granary or gluten-free) and the toppings (from pancetta to mozzarella & basil) for under a tenner. Bigger dishes include the mushroom & smashed avo toast; banana & strawberry pancakes lashed with Pollock-style chocolate drizzle; and the vegan brunch, which piles anything meat-free and delicious (asparagus, mushrooms, baked beans, falafel, etc.) onto a harissa-slicked ciabatta.
While you’re there, you can pick up fresh fruit and veg from bounteous Italian harvests, and the hand-picked wines proudly displayed in their bottle shop.
It’s a corking selection.
NOTE: Golborne Deli is open daily – Mon-Sat 7.30am-6pm, Sun 9am-7pm. They’re walk-in only, so just turn up – you can find out more HERE.
Golborne Deli | 100 Golborne Road, London, W10 5PS
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