Tuesday, 31 January 2012

Places To Eat In London: Tom's Deli, Notting Hill [Now Closed]

After Rose had recommended it on her blog, and I'd seen some photos of it on Gastro-Street Stalker I decided to take Elodie to brunch at Tom's Deli in Notting Hill on Sunday morning. 
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We were there for brunch, but I could not help but eyeing up some of the beautiful baked goods on display. The plate of cupcakes are from The Primrose Bakery. Okay, so there may have been a reason why after I said goodbye to Elodie I ended up on Princess Road in Primrose Hill...
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You know things are looking up for your Sunday morning when an extremely good looking waiter plonks a massive jug of syrup on your table. Also, I love that Tom's Deli serves Big Tom tomato juice, which is beautifully spiced and one of my favourite non alcoholic drinks. I've managed to pick a bottle up in Tesco before, and they sell it in the deli, but if you're really after a big bottle of it you can't go wrong in Waitrose. 
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It took us a very, very long time to order. I will have to go back for brunch another day, as there is so much still on the menu that I simply have to try!
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After looking around at the mouthwatering food other people were eating at the tables around us, we both opted for French toast with bacon, blueberries and syrup. I had a poached egg on the side. It has to have been some of the best French toast I'd had in a very long time. We wolfed it down pretty quickly! 
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As we exited we got sidetracked by the traditional and world sweet counter as they had Carambar, one of our favourite French sweets and we just had to buy some of our favourite flavours. (Elodie is French and I have a home there.)


Have you eaten at Tom's Deli before? Do any of you have any more Notting Hill recommendations for me as well, I'd spend all my time in London there if I could!

20 comments:

  1. Great! I'm going to London with my boyfriend and of februari (if all goes well, not yet booked), so I will definitely try this out!
    xo,
    Natalie

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  2. Oooohhh looks delish!
    Any shop with that many sweeties is a winner in my book! :)
    x

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  3. That looks amazing, I had French Toast for breakfast this morning but I can tell you mine did not look as yummy or fancy!

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  4. daisychurchward31 January 2012 11:37

    That looks just wonderful, oh I am jealous!

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  5. Nicola Mitchell31 January 2012 11:46

    OMG I have to go there, it looks yummy!

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  6. ladybugcupcakes31 January 2012 13:13

    This place looks amazing!!

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  7. I had such a lovely time. We really need to go back. It was that good!

    -Elodie
    http://www.elle-yeah.com

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  8. Ooh yum, the french toast looks amazing! I could just eat it right now, covered in loads of maple syrup hmmm.

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  9. Beautiful! :)

    http://liberty-walk-sara.blogspot.com/

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  10. i love tom's!! one of my favourite brunch spots, love 202 on westbourne grove too. thte french toast seems like a perfect weekend breakfast!

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  11. Looks amazing - cannot WAIT to live in the big smoke!

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  12. Glad to hear you like 202 as well, I've actually got that on my list of brunch places to try!

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  13. the baked goods got me hungry!

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  14. I love these posts of yours hun! My list of places to try is getting longer! :)

    Love Aysh x

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  15. OMG Everything looks so delicious there! I want to eat there. :)

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  16. mmm looks delish. I'm crazy over brunch. sounds like you had a good time!

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  17. Hi Rachel! Chanced across your blog oh so coincidentally and I love it! Especially helpful since I just moved over to London to start work soon. This Tom's Deli looks delicious - will check it out soon. Meanwhile, keep posting!! (:

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  18. I'm already planning next Sunday's brunch excursion!

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  19. Guess where I'll be going next time I'm in London :)

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  20. I love that Tom's Deli serves Big Tom tomato juice, which is beautifully spiced and one of my favourite non alcoholic drinks.

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