Envision you and your bestie on a Sunday afternoon, enviably attired, drinking mimosas, dining on decadence and laughing so much the wait staff is giving you the side eye. Sounds like heaven right? The only thing that can top this experience – using your passport to do it.
The tradition of brunch was invented by the British to be a leisurely and elegant experience. Today, cultures all around the globe have embraced brunch, and perfected it. From New Orleans to New Zealand, brunch is the one luxury item that pretty much everyone can afford.
Regardless of the language or region, one thing that never gets lost in translation is that food is a global experience and a fun way to elevate your jet-setting. So grab your passport, a few girlfriends and a mimosa, and cross these fab international brunch spots off your bucket list.
Tea Room Lagos - Nigeria
The pretty in pink Tea Room Lagos is a modern restaurant and tea café that offer a wide selection of food options and amazing tea creations to please all palates. The stylish restaurant is also ripe with spots to take IG worthy pics.
Must Try: Red Velvet Pancakes served with cream cheese and three icing sugar.
Photo Credit: Tea Room Lagos
La Panera Rosa - Argentina
Planning on going to South America this year, make sure you include a stop at La Panera Rosa in Argentina to your itinerary. This super cute cafe offers non-stop home-style Argentinian cuisine with French and American influences, and is perfect for foodies with a sweet tooth.
Must try: Apple pie ice cream waffle.
Photo Credit: La Panera Rosa
Brennan's - New Orleans
Open since 1946, Brennan's is a NOLA landmark best known for serving delicious upscale breakfast fare. The creative creole menu borrows from the city's French and Spanish history to create unique dishes you'll come back for again and again.
Must try: Crispy Chicken and Waffles - Buttermilk Brined Chicken, Cracklin Cornbread Waffle, Foie Gras Butter and Maple Syrup.
Photo Credit: Brennan's New Orleans
The Ivy Kensington Brasserie - London
The Ivy Kensington Brasserie is perfect for friends looking for a sophisticated brunch scene tucked away from the hustle and bustle of the city. The Ivy's brunch menu is filled with delicious modern British eats, and a fab high tea.
Must try: Chicken Milanese brioche crumbed chicken breast with a fried egg. Parmesan and truffle cream sauce.
Photo Credit: The Ivy Kensington Brasserie
Brunch and Cake - Barcelona
Serving up a wholesome dollop of vintage Americana, Brunch & Cake is quite literally putting brunch on the map in Barcelona with with a menu filled with delicious - and healthy - muffins, smoothies, cakes and more.
Must try: The brunch pancake Levain Bakery homage: to die for oatmeal cookie pancake loaded with fruit nuts and granola
Photo Credit: Brunch and Cake Barcelona
Papillon Restaurant - Accra
Papillon Restaurant's delicious Mediterranean cuisine is not to be missed. Not only can you indulge in the flavors of Spain, Italy and beyond, but you can observe chefs in action from the open kitchen.
Must Try: The Fresh juice bar. Watch as your favorite fruits are juiced right in front your eyes.
Photo Credit: Kempinski Hotel Accra
Escolta - Manila
The brunch buffet at Escolta offers live cooking stations, home-baked bread, farm to table concepts that highlight fresh produce and favorite Filipino dishes.
Must Try: Unlimited Champagne and Spanish inspired Pilipino dishes