What’s the best way to start a holiday? With bottomless prosecco of course! And that’s exactly what I did before taking off for my South African holiday.
My friend Tiva and I were excited to be invited to check out the Piano Works weekend brunch with bottomless prosecco or Bloody Marys. This wasn’t the first time that we had visited Piano Works. The first time was on a Saturday night for my friend Lauren’s hen do and so we knew what the set up would be.
Bottomless brunch @ Piano Works Farringdon
If you haven’t visited Piano Works before then you need to expect loud live music! For brunch they start from 12pm with two pianists taking requests from the floor, more on this later, and then from 1:30/2pm the band joins in too, increasing the fun (and the volume).
So how is Piano Works different for brunch?
Whilst the 12-2pm slot on a Sunday wasn’t buzzing like the 12-2am slot on a Saturday night, it still had the loud music and the signature Piano Works song requests.
Brunch meant tables, rather than having to stand – so I was happy! And a selection of different brunch dishes washed down with either bottomless prosecco or Bloody Marys for £20 across 2 hours.
What about the food?
The menu has a selection of different dishes. From the traditional eggs royale, scrambled eggs with smoked salmon and full English, to the lighter Greek yoghurt and even smashed avocado on toast and a cajun spiced bap.
So I chose the smoked salmon and scrambled eggs, whilst Tiva went for the eggs royale, keeping it traditional.
We enjoyed both the dishes, which were well excuted.
All the eggs are Burford Brown eggs and were well cooked – just as we liked them.
But we weren’t just there for the food. Plenty of drinks washed it down and we were soon singing along to the songs.
After our 2 hour slot was up, we decided to finish our brunch with some dessert cocktails – espresso martinis – yum!
The music and how you request it
So as mentioned before the 12-2pm slot has 2 piano’s taking requests and then the band joins in from 2pm for the second slot.
How do you request a song from them?
You grab one of the napkins from the table and fill it in! A tip will make sure your request goes to the top of the pile, but make sure you write it on and add as much information about your request – it helps them personalise things.
My top tip is to remember to bring change to tip the band with!
So what did we request? Everything from Lady Gaga, to Lauren Hill to Tina Turner:
I really enjoyed my bottomless brunch at Piano Works . The food was good quality, the drinks generously poured and the music was great! We enjoyed singing along and joining in with the banter, it was a lot of fun. Our waitress Jenny said that the Saturday brunch sells out and is more lively, but Sunday is good for brunch if you ask me!
I thought that this brunch was good value, with food from £5-£13 and the bottomless drinks options £15- £20 for 2 hours. Other drinks are also available at normal menu prices and of course they sell coffee too.
* Full disclosure: I was a guest of Piano Works and received my meal and drinks for free in return for an honest review. Big thanks to Love Pop Ups London for organising!*