Britain’s most expensive fry ups – from £75 scrambled eggs to £12 coffee
4th June 2021

The fry up is a British staple, with many starting their day with a good Full English.

But how much money would you be willing to spend on one?

Research by Magnet has analysed the most expensive items on the menus of "fine dining" restaurants with a 4.5-5* rating on Tripadvisor and ranked them to reveal the restaurants with The Most Luxurious Breakfast Items in the UK.

This includes exactly where food fans can get your hands on the most expensive fry up the country.

According to the results, Mayfair's Amaranto Restaurant at Four Seasons and The Promenade both have the costliest fry-up in the UK at a costly £38.

This is followed by The Oval Restaurant in Knightsbridge (£34) and The Foyer at Claridge’s (£33.25).

Meanwhile Thames Foyer at The Savoy makes completes the top five of most expensive fry ups in the UK at £33.

However, there are even more expensive breakfasts' you can get.

The most expensive item on the list costs £74.98, which is for scrambled eggs en brioche with caviar, from The Foyer & Reading Room at Claridge’s.

Meanwhile, if you want a posh coffee, you'll have to fork out £12 for one at London's 45 Jermyn St.

Overall, The Oval Restaurant was uncovered to be the establishment which has the most luxurious breakfast menu on offer across the UK.

It has the most expensive juices and smoothies, with each variety costing £15, and the second highest priced full English breakfast.

The most expensive egg dish on the menu is a lavish lobster omelette created with organic eggs, Scottish lobster, shallot, sour cream and tarragon, costing £30.

Most expensive fry ups in the UK

  1. Amaranto Restaurant at Four Seasons – £38
  2. The Promenade – £38
  3. The Oval Restaurant – £34
  4. The Foyer at Claridge’s – £33.25
  5. Thames Foyer at The Savoy – £33
  6. CUT at 45 Park Lane – £32
  7. The Lobby Bar – £32
  8. The Goring Dining Room – £32
  9. The Northall – £28
  10. Adam Handling Chelsea – £27

All of the top 20 restaurants with the most sumptuous breakfast menus are in London, with nine being in the area of Mayfair alone.

The first restaurant to feature outside of the capital is The Oak Room at the George Hotel in Stamford, Lincolnshire, placing 27th.

With slightly more reasonable prices, the most expensive item on this menu is Eggs Royale. The smoked salmon and poached free-range eggs dish costs just £18.45.

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Beth Boulton, Head of Marketing at Magnet, said: "With restrictions easing and more restaurants opening up, so many of us are looking forward to eating some of our favourite foods again, as well as treating ourselves to trying new dishes.

"While there are obvious regional differences in prices, with the average cost of a fry up being £13.49 outside of London but £24.28 within the capital, you can still find that little bit of luxury all over the UK.

"That's why we wanted to showcase a variety of restaurants from all over the country that can give us that taste of luxury first thing in the morning."

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