The bank holiday weekend is almost upon us and that means you've got time to celebrate one of the greatest meals of the day - Brunch. Nothing compares to lazily working your way through a hearty mid-morning meal while swigging back some delicious coffee and planning your day ahead. Mooch on over to any of our top picks to get your weekend started the right way. 

Pancake Stacks @ At The Well (Chelthenham Rd)

At the Well have come up with an amazing new Wriggle to tickle your tastebuds. Grab two stacks of pancakes - topped with either streaky bacon, buttery mushrooms, creamy scrambled eggs and maple syrup or the classic Bacon & Blueberry Pancakes. Wash it all down with Bristol-roasted Extract coffee for a truly indulgent bank holiday treat.

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Door & Rivet (Stokes Croft)

One of the most popular Wriggles on at the moment, Door & Rivet is an absolute hidden-gem in Stokes Croft. Grab one of their vast cooked breakfasts that'll satisfy meaties and veggies alike. Think two poached eggs, sourdough toast, homemade beans, rocket salad and either a Bristol-born sausage & bacon or marinated halloumi & shrooms. Oosh!

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Workhouse Kitchen (Park Row)

Head to the always excellent Workhouse Kitchen and tuck into their impressive brunch offering this weekend. Take your pick from "The Clean" (avocado smashed with lemon, salted baby broccoli, pepita and rocket oil, pulses & corn, tamari & maple reduction on east Bristol sourdough or rice crackers), or "The Classic" (homemade cowboy beans baked in their smoked paprika & espresso tomato sauce, roast kale, grilled tomato, chestnut mushrooms on east Bristol bakery sourdough), or "The Sweet" (oat milk pancakes, raspberry, cherry & chia seed compote, vanilla yoghurt, maple syrup, omega six seeds, montezuma dark chocolate). All made with the Workhouse quality guarantee we've all come to love.

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Be Natural Kitchen (St Nicks)

Be Natural cafe has recently opened-up in the corner of the covered market in St Nicks, and it's ace. The cafe has grown out of its sister shop, Be Natural Products. The cafe aims to showcase all the amazing produce they stock - by creating delicious, healthy and wholesome dishes. And boy, do they nail it!

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Majorcan Sausage @ Tincan (Centre)

Enjoy a Sobrasada (that's Majorcan Sausage to you and me), Fried Hens Egg, Honey & Manchego Cheese, on sourdough - or Woodland mushrooms, Confit Garlic, Cream, Thyme, Dijon & Fried Hens Egg on sourdough, along with any of Tincan's Coffees.

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Full English @ Muiño (Cotham Hill)

With Cotham Hill becoming a hotspot for great food and drink, Muiño is a must visit for their brunch deal. Pick from their comprehensive breakfast menu which includes their Muiño Traditional breakfast, a take on classic rancheros or bacon pancakes and wash it down with a hot drink of your choice.

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The Steam Crane (Bedminster)

Tuck right on into a full fry up courtesy of the splendid Steam Crane. Choosing between the meaty or the veggie options which both include egg, beans, black pudding, roasted tomatoes, fried mushrooms and proper toast. They serve a banging Bloody Mary too if you're in the mood!

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Young and Foodish (Cotham)

Young and Foodish on Cotham Hill is kicking out fresh wraps, salads and smoothies and plenty of cake on offer if you fancy something a little less good for you. Nestled back off the main road, they have outdoor seating for those that like to watch the world go by whilst cupping a coffee made with Wogan beans. Their smoothie section is always expanding along with gluten free cakes and everything on the menu is available to take away if you need to be on the move.

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Penfolds Kitchen (Park Row)

A proudly independent cafe, hidden in plain sight on Upper Maudlin street, set up by bubbly owner Simon, to bring cosy refuge to the busy main road. This is the home of hearty breakfast, cakes and crazy good, locally sourced Coffee. Make sure to head to the garden if it's a sunny day, or the quirky room downstairs if you're looking for somewhere different to scoff their delights.

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Cox & Baloney (Cheltenham Rd)

Add a touch of class and sophistication to your morning bacon sandwich and cup of tea by ordering at Cox and Baloney. Served with a chunky relish, you can sit back and enjoy whilst basking in the vintage surroundings, or people watch from the window.

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Lebanese Brunch @ Five Grains (Centre)

If you are looking for a sweet start to the day, put down those muffins and head to Five Grains on Baldwin Street. Wrapped in a traditional, Lebanese flatbread, you can choose either Peanut Butter, Honey, Nutella, Strawberry, or Halawa (sesame paste) and any of Five Grain's teas or coffees.

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Italian Pastries & Coffee @ Caffe Vero (Centre)

Made in house by Sicilian chef and owner Nunzia, these small, delicate pastries are a wonderful accompaniment to a traditional, Italian espresso. Try the sugared Cannoli filled with ricotta, it's a firm Wriggle favourite.

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Published -25th May 2017