What’s the best way to start the day? A perfect breakfast, of course. Waffles, pancakes, hash browns, sausages and scrambled eggs? Yum, yum, yum! Add a road trip to the mix and you’re set. Check out these cafes on ECR for breakfast with a great vibe or view. And if you’re coming from areas like T Nagar and Nungambakkam, grab the squad and make the drive more worthwhile.
Drive Down To These Cute Cafes On ECR For Brekkie Scenes Over Weekends
For baked bread and a garden view, drop by this charming café in Neelankarai. Choose to sit outside if the weather is kind, or inside where they even have shelves full of books to browse through. Tuck into their croissant sandwiches — Jalapeno, Egg & Cheese or Tuna. You can even get a side of French fries. There’s also Hash Browns, French Toast with maple syrup and omelettes with olives and feta cheese to choose from. The place is pet-friendly too. Yippie!
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Gossip Fusion Bistro
This cosy little café with bright yellow sofas and blue walls is a popular joint and known for its Sunday breakfast spread. For just INR 499, you can choose from a fusion buffet — eggs to order, roast chicken, sausages, hash brown, waffles, pancakes and cinnamon rolls. Yum! Also if you’re a hardcore dosa lover, fret not. They have South Indian favourites like idiyappam, pongal, idli, chutney and filter kaapi too, all part of the spread! Just book in advance because Sundays are usually packed. Timing for the spread is 7:30 am to 10:30 am.
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Waffles Thru The Day
From simple buttermilk waffles with dusted sugar and whipped cream to savoury waffles with BBQ chicken and jalapenos, this place does it all! They even have special combos. In veg, you get unlimited deep-dish buttermilk waffles, vegetable pie, hash brown, sauteed mushrooms and baked beans at INR 375 + taxes along with strawberries and cream, coffee and juice. In non-veg, you get the same but instead of pie and mushrooms, you get ham, chicken sausage and eggs (poached or scrambled). This is priced at INR 425 + taxes.
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A surf school with an open-air café that overlooks the ocean. Just gorgeous! You can even stay over here for the night. The rooms operate as a B&B, and you can take a surf lesson, try kayaking and more. They have English breakfast options for vegetarians and vegans too. Non-vegetarians, don’t miss The Madras Breakfast for INR 180 — (dosa, sambhar, chutney and fruit juice). Simple and yum. Know more about them here.
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A wholesome, organic breakfast quite literally on a farm? Yes, please! Freshly churned butter on pancakes and fluffy omelettes with fresh mozzarella cheese is all you need for the perfect wake up call. They even have a store where you can buy fresh fruits, bread, and even chutney podi. Try the Farm Experience Walk through the property, visiting the poultry and dairy farms, vegetable gardens, lakes, and even a eucalyptus plantation. Check them out here.
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