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14 June 2012

Breakfast at CUT, 45 Park Lane Hotel, London

There’s something indulgent about taking the time to enjoy breakfast and when sitting comfortably opposite Hyde Park and surrounded by the gorgeousness of Mayfair, indulgence is a must.  As much as I like my mixed fruit and seed salads in the morning, an invitation to breakfast at CUT, the restaurant of 45 Park Lane hotel was a welcome treat.  The glamour, the sophistication and the oh so French pastry basket.  Never has a pain au chocolat looked so good outside of Paris.  No word on how many I enjoyed…

Starting with the juice of the day – melon and apple – and my favourite green tea, I rapidly moved on to the main event. How could I possibly choose?  Well, put maple syrup on anything and I’m all yours! Face-to-face with a plate of fluffy pancakes with maple butter, a serious dose of maple syrup and three slices of crispy bacon = hello breakfast heaven! A serving of mixed berries balanced out all feelings of guilt. Well, not quite but with forkfuls of deliciousness, who cares about guilt.  My breakfast date opted for salt beef hash with poached eggs, leeks and a heavenly rich Béarnaise sauce. A breakfast of champions. Very lucky champions indeed. 

45 Park Lane
W1K 1PN 

Not Just Another Milla was a guest of CUT. 

19 Comments leave one →
  1. 14 June 2012 21:23

    Gosh! That looks sooooo good! Can’t wait to try this one :)

    • Not Just Another Milla permalink*
      27 June 2012 09:24

      A definite must-try for all London lovers!

  2. 15 June 2012 10:17

    Looks delicious! That pastry basket…..heaven!!! As much as I love bacon, the bacon in that picture looks fake. Of course I would have tasted it to make sure it was delicious. Yum-o! Good way to start the day!!

    • Not Just Another Milla permalink*
      27 June 2012 09:35

      Spot on about the bacon; I tapped it against the plate to check! Is maple butter common? The first time I saw it was in the wonderful you and your mum gave me.

      • 29 June 2012 09:39

        I suppose as long as the bacon tasted delicious, it doesn’t matter how it looks. After all, it all looks the same in your tummy!
        I would say maple butter is not as common as peanut butter or jam as it’s quite sweet but you can find it at every sugar shack and I would think in most stores. Though I only seem to eat it as an expat!

  3. 15 June 2012 20:54

    Oh my…that last shot, breathtaking delicious!!!

    • Not Just Another Milla permalink*
      27 June 2012 10:02

      Pure glamour, non?

  4. 17 June 2012 13:06

    omg, i could so do with those pancakes right now….drooling, lol…and maple butter?! Thats a first for me, gotta try it one day=)

    Hope you’re enjoying your weekend Milla!


    • Not Just Another Milla permalink*
      25 June 2012 18:03

      Maple butter indeed. It’s rich, creamy and oh so delicious. Everybody has to try it. Everybody!

      Enjoy your week.


  5. 18 June 2012 15:27

    MILLA! This place looks fabulous, I haven’t had breakfast today and now you’re sending me quickly to the kitchen lol! I feel myself relax and get ready to enjoy something fabulous just be looking at your wonderful photos! Thanks for sharing these with us … love visiting you virtually! xo

    Sandy M
    This Week: “Oh So Moving”

    • Not Just Another Milla permalink*
      25 June 2012 18:01

      You’re too kind Sandy! Fortunately for my waist line, my usual breakfast isn’t this elaborate but believe me, it was worth every calorie.

      Come back soon!


  6. 18 June 2012 15:32

    wow, this place looks amazing … and those pancakes .. MMmmm!

    • Not Just Another Milla permalink*
      25 June 2012 18:00

      Pancake time baby!

  7. 18 June 2012 20:33

    This breakfast looks AMAZING! I think it’s a MUST for my next London visit :)

    • Not Just Another Milla permalink*
      25 June 2012 17:58

      Go for the pancakes. The maple butter is crazy good!

  8. 25 June 2012 16:06

    Oh my. That is a lot of choice! I’m making note of all of these to ease me back into London living when the time comes :-)

    • Not Just Another Milla permalink*
      25 June 2012 16:42

      Another place for us to meet for breakfast? I think so! When are you back?

  9. 4 July 2012 19:20

    Every picture I scrolled down to on this post made me say Oh Wow out loud! What a wonderful breakfast…I’m moving in! xx

    • Not Just Another Milla permalink*
      9 July 2012 13:24

      Pack your bags sister, I’ll see you there! When you’re next in town, do give it a try!

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