Places For Brunch In Southampton: Harper’s Steakhouse and Miss Ellie’s Cafe

26 April 2024

Harper’s Steakhouse, Not Just a Steakhouse

Breakfast egg muffin with hash browns in Harper's Steakhouse Southampton

While a steakhouse might not be your first port of call when thinking of a meal famously somewhere between breakfast and lunch, you’ll be pleasantly surprised at how many different delicious brunch dishes they offer. From Legendary American waffle stacks and pancakes to delicate smashed avocado toast and signature cocktails, you’ll find your new favourite brunch dishes!

Saturdays At Harper’s

Serving a gin and tonic in Harper's Steakhouse Southampton

At Harper’s Steakhouse, they understand that Saturday is a very important day. No, not because it is Margery’s birthday, but because it’s bottomless brunch day! (Sunday is also important too, but that’s because of their famous roast dinners and this post is about Saturday!).

Somewhere between morning and afternoon, the tantalising scent of a fry up and sparkling mimosas are in the air. And at Harper’s, you can enjoy both of these and more, including eggs cooked your way (poached, scrambled or fried!). So make this Saturday the best bottomless brunch day. Or Breakfast. Or Dinner.

Prefer Plants And Seafood?

Fresh and healthy salad in Harper's Steakhouse Southampton

If you’re vegetarian, fish or a plant-based dieter, they have delicious options for you too, from their eggs Florentine, to their vegan breakfast options, there’s a brunch dish for everyone to love.

They also source their ingredients from local suppliers so you can ensure your food taste like it was grown yesterday!

The Classic English Breakfast

Making a coffee in Harper's Steakhouse Southampton

The unmistakable aroma of sizzling bacon, the sound of eggs cracking, and the sight of perfectly browned hash browns; it’s no surprise that the fry up is a firm favourite in the UK.

At Harper’s, they elevate this quintessentially British dish to new heights by keeping it classic and traditional but done well, really well.

Their full English breakfast is a mouth-watering spread of crispy bacon, juicy sausages, traditional black pudding, toasted sourdough, mushrooms, vine cherry tomatoes, and of course, beans!

But the star of the dish is undeniably the eggs, which are cooked to perfection just the way you like them. So whether you’re a fan of poached, scrambled or fried eggs, at Harper’s, your fry up is made exactly to your liking.

Brunch’s Crowning Glory

A selection of wine in Harper's Steakhouse Southampton

There’s a reason that brunches are typically served on a Saturday; drinks!

From refreshing cocktails, to golden Prosecco to wine to sobering coffees, Harper’s boasts a huge variety of drinks for you and your friends to choose from.

Charming Restaurant With Stunning Views

Delicious cut of steak in Harper's Steakhouse Southampton

As you savour your delicious brunch at Harper’s Steakhouse, take a moment to pause and appreciate the breathtaking panoramic views of Swanwick Marina.

The glistening waters and majestic boats create a tranquil scene that is utterly captivating.

Whether you’re dining with family, friends, or a loved one, this is the perfect way to indulge in some much-needed relaxation and unwind from the stresses of daily life.

So sit back, enjoy your food, the friendly service and refreshing drinks, and soak up this idyllic setting that is sure to leave you feeling refreshed and rejuvenated.

Breakfast At Miss Ellie’s Cafe

During your visit to Southampton’s ocean village, be sure to pop by Miss Ellie’s Cafe where you can find traditional fry ups, local produce and delicious cafe-style dishes.

Miss Ellie’s Cafe is a favourite amongst locals and visitors, so add it to your ‘places for brunch in Southampton’ list next time you’re ready to leave the city.

The Humble Fry Up

No other breakfast can rival the hearty mix of bacon, eggs, sausages, black pudding, grilled tomatoes, mushrooms and toast, all placed beautifully on a plate.

Every ingredient is cooked to perfection, creating a symphony of flavours that dances on your taste buds. The English fry up is a time-honoured tradition that has stood the test of time, and remains a favourite for millions around the world.

And you can expect to find only the best hot breakfast at this cafe.

With a large menu just for breakfast alone, you can find all different variations of the full English breakfast, from traditional to light, to vegetarian to something a little bit different, Miss Ellie’s dishes won’t disappoint.

Perfect for the whole family (including the dog), so pop in for scrumptious brunch dish next time you’re visiting the beautiful Swanwick Marina.

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