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Nom! 5 Darned Tasty Ways to Start the Day

· Emma Cooke · Food and Drink

Start the day as you mean to go on.

East Parade Social Breakfast

They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so why not gorge on something delicious?

Forget toast. Put down the cereal. You can do much better than that, so head out into the city and make the most of all the delicious eats on offer. From coconut milk porridge loaded with fruit to lobster lathered in hollandaise sauce, these scrumptious breakfasts will set you up for the day.

Devour a stack of brunch favourites

Crust and Crumb

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The Breakfast Stack at Crust and Crumb is an almighty feast. Each slice has a thick layer of smashed avocado, topped with perfectly crisp bacon, grilled halloumi and a runny poached egg. To finish, they drape it with a vine of roasted tomatoes and drizzle basil oil over the whole delicious heap.

Crust and Crumb, 110B Harrogate Road, Chapel Allerton, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS7 4NY.

Hoover up these Cosy Eggs

Cosy Club

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You can enjoy your morning eggs with a smoky twist at Cosy Club. They use a fresh Puccia flatbread as the base, then load on crispy smoked back bacon and two runny eggs. It’s all smothered in hollandaise and served hot. Want to go veggie? You can switch the bacon for spinach and mushrooms.

Cosy Club, 53 Albion Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 5AA.

Wolf down porridge packed with fruit

Nichols

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This bowl of thick, creamy coconut milk porridge is packed full of fruity goodness. The combination of bananas and strawberries is healthy and surprisingly delicious, so you can enjoy it plain, or top it with your choice of honey, golden syrup and cinnamon sugar to make it your own.

Nichols Vegetarian Eatery, 86A Harrogate Road, Chapel Allerton, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS7 4LZ.

Indulge in avocado on toast with a twist

East Parade Social

Smothered in a layer of avocado and topped with a sprinkle of feta cheese, rocket and fresh tomato salsa – the Smashed Avo at East Parade Social is a must-try. Craving more toppings? From chorizo and bacon to pickles and halloumi, you can get all your favourites pre-loaded onto the dish.

East Parade Social, 10-12 East Parade, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 2BH.

Upgrade to a lobster benedict

Ever tried lobster benedict? Head to Browns to try this extravagant take on a classic. You’ll get two muffins, each topped with buttered spinach, lobster thermidor and a poached egg. They smother it all with hollandaise sauce to create an all-time favourite with a touch of class. Trust us, it’s worth trying.

Brown’s, Unit H28 The Light, 70-72 The Headrow, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 8EQ.