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#3,369 of 21,748 Places to Eat in London
Certificate of Excellence2016 Winner


Cafe, British
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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All reviews brunch hash browns corn fritters eggs royale cakes baked eggs burnt butter great coffee worth the wait english breakfast tasty food smoothies fulham hollandaise barista sourdough ingredients
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Reviewed yesterday

Came here for breakfast and the food was delicious, really enjoyed it. It's a small place and gets busy at the weekend - I don't know if they accept bookings but it's worth enquiring so you don't have to stand and wait for ages for...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank smeleanor11
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent a couple of weekends in a row walking past milk and wondering why there were such long queues outside milk all the time. To be honest, we actually became a bit snobby, saying it was 'probably just the new trendy place to be'....More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank George C
Reviewed February 17, 2019

Try the Convict burger, it gets your energy up right away, especially combined with a smoothie and coffee ;)

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Susan W
Reviewed February 15, 2019 via mobile

Is it worth lining up in the cold and the rain to get into Milk, I get asked (as the cafe is notorious for not taking bookings and making people line up nightclub style)? I would say, for amazing coffee - yes, any time, food...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank l-globetrotter
Reviewed February 6, 2019

Love this Balham brunch place! They don't take bookings so get there early and wrap up warm! The hollandaise sauce is the best in London, it's 'burnt' and nice to have something different from the norm. My fave is the fritters, and I now have...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank karenloveslondon1
Reviewed January 31, 2019

We visited for brunch and had the "convict", which is a breakfast stack in a bun - sausage patty, hash brown, egg and bacon with relish. I thought it was quite good but M thought otherwise. The coffee was very average and disappointing. The service...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank James K
Reviewed January 17, 2019

food was very tasty, but expensive. coffee was not terribly good, juice was pleasant and refreshing. filled with people on laptops working, so finding a seat is difficult.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Fforde
Reviewed January 15, 2019

good atmosphere, great coffee! A great place to sit and have a chat with a friend while having a coffee!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank swilliam1964a
Reviewed December 17, 2018 via mobile

I’m not quite sure how people complain about milk , there’s queues on the weekends so don’t go on Saturdays or Sundays. Go mid-week when it’s quieter. I’ve been to milk a number of time as I’m local and the music has never been loud...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank P7988LYjamesa
Reviewed December 12, 2018 via mobile

I've visited this place after living in Balham for over a year with couple friends for brunch. The place is quite nice actually and has a warm feeling. I like the open plan kitchen and the whole atmosphere in there. Staff was quite good and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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