Brunch – it’s more than just a meal; it’s an experience, a weekend ritual, a culinary adventure in the heart of the morning.! Nestled just around the corner from HAT at Five Corners, Edmonton boasts a delectable array of breakfast haunts that are sure to ignite your morning taste buds. From sugary delights to hearty plates, we’ve mapped out the ultimate brunch destinations that are a hop, skip, and jump away.
And it’s not just about the food; the HAT at Five Corners neighbourhood itself is brimming with charm and reasons to adore it, making every brunch outing a delightful blend of taste and ambiance. Ready to curb that morning hunger? Let’s dive into the brunch scene practically at HAT at Five Corners’ doorstep.
The Moth Cafe
📷credits: The Moth Cafe
Starting off our list right around the corner from HAT is the Moth Cafe. If vegan delights are your thing, The Moth Cafe should be at the top of your list! Proudly POC, family, and women-run, this vegan haven boasts a sunlit dining space adorned with vibrant plants. It’s not just a cafe; it’s a celebration of nourishing meals and community spirit. Swing by and soak in the inviting ambiance while indulging in their delicious offerings.
📷credits: District Cafe
A mere 8-minute drive from HAT at Five Corners will lead you to this downtown gem initiated by the local hospitality guru, Nate Box. At this spot, it’s not just about a steaming cup of quality coffee but also a brunch experience that’s both delightful and hearty. Do yourself a favour and try the breakfast sandwich; it’s a fulfilling treat that’ll keep you satiated for the long haul.
Just 6 minutes from HAT at Five Corners, DOSC, famed for its exquisite steak dinners, delivers equally when it comes to brunch. While their breakfast offerings may be concise, they pack a punch with variety, ensuring there’s a delightful option for every palate.
Central Social Hall
📷credits: Central Social Hall
A mere 7-minute journey from HAT at Five Corners takes you to Central Social Hall, your brunch haven for any day of the week. With a compact yet compelling weekday all-day brunch menu, they broaden their spread between 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. on weekends and holidays. After indulging, you can easily head to the adjacent river valley trails for a relaxed walk.
📷credits: Toast Culture
Located just a quick 9-minute hop from HAT at Five Corners, Toast Culture is a downtown Edmonton gem. Serving up hearty, handcrafted artisan toasts, their inviting ambiance is matched by their top-notch customer service. They proudly team up with local favourites like Bon Ton Bakery for artisan breads and The Colombian for locally roasted coffee. Not to mention, they’re big on sourcing fresh veggies and charcuterie from local suppliers.
📷credits: Little Brick
Just a short 3-minute drive from HAT at Five Corners, Little Brick is a beauty both inside and out. Stepping into this charming red brick house feels like a delightful journey back to 1903, nestled right in the river valley’s heart. With a reputation for great coffee, a laid-back ambiance, and top-quality offerings, their brunch menu continues to impress. Featuring classic dishes with an upscale touch, it’s a spot you’ll find yourself revisiting often.
A stone’s throw from the North Saskatchewan River and just 3 minutes from HAT At Five Corners, Dogpatch Bistro Pub awaits as your next local hotspot. Dive into their freshly made bistro delights, sip on meticulously crafted drinks, and soak in the relaxed vibe. Trust us, their Patch Benny is a game-changer for your breakfast game – you won’t want to miss it!
📷credits: Café Bicyclette
A mere 6 minutes from HAT At Five Corners, you’ll find Café Bicyclette. For those mornings when you’re in the mood for something with a touch of French flair, this café is the place to be. Indulge in their airy omelet, brimming with delectable mushrooms and bacon bites sautéed in chive butter and brie. And their bennies? Simply divine, especially the one with smoked salmon. Round off your breakfast with a velvety cappuccino and take a Danish for the road.
📷credits: High-Level Bridge
Nestled at the southern tip of the High-Level Bridge, this cherished local eatery, founded in 1982, gifts diners with a breathtaking view of the downtown skyline. Just a short 9-minute drive from HAT At Five Corners, it promises both visual splendour and culinary delights. The ambiance inside is heartwarming, characterized by rich wooden beams, captivating local art, and a mesmerizing suncatcher showcase.
Under the High Wheel
📷credits: Under the High Wheel
Concluding our roundup is the fantastic brunch haven, Under the High Wheel. This spot, just 8 minutes from HAT At Five Corners, provides a dining experience that perfectly blends old-world comfort dishes with a warm, welcoming setting. Their commitment to using local and seasonal ingredients ensures that each mouthful isn’t just scrumptious but also backs our community’s farmers and suppliers.
So, there we have it: a list of 10 outstanding brunch destinations, all within a 10-minute reach from The HAT at Five Corners. A prime advantage of living here is our prime position – you’re never far from fantastic eateries, shopping hubs, and entertainment venues. Keen to wander a bit more? Venturing out with seamless connections to the LRT and the River Valley trails is super easy.
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