Where to Brunch in Chengdu
Rise and shine this Sunday morning with a brunch to kick-start that lazy weekend feeling. Here are our top picks of places to brunch in Chengdu which will help you satisfy that craving what ever your budget.
One of Chengdu’s newer brunch spots – Munchwich offers a range of Western and Mediterranean brunch platters and sandwiches with fresh, local ingredients. They offer brunch classics like eggs benedict served and mixed Israeli style platters, all served with fresh bread baked in house. They have an outside area so you can enjoy your brunch with views of the Blue Caribbean with a side of Nespresso coffee – the perfect place to watch the world go by.
Brunch Time: Saturday-Sunday 11:00-15:00
Price: RMB 60-146
Address: 2F, Blue Carribean Plaza, No.143, Kehua North Road. 科华北路143号蓝色加勒比广场二楼
After having worked in both the Chengdu and Shenzen branch of Ritz-Carlton’s top restaurant, Beijing born chef Elton decided to leave fine-dinning to open an autentic Italian restaurant in his wife’s hometown of Chengdu. Gli Azzurri specialises in making some of the city’s best tasting pizzzas, but their brunches are also not to be missed. The RMB60 set brunch includes juice, eggs, bacon, sausage and toast, amongst other things. Eggs benedict, omelettes and the likes are also on offer for an extra RMB20-35. Brunch is currently on hold – please call ahead and check with Elton.
Brunch Time: Saturday-Sunday 12:00-16:00
Price: RMB 60 for set brunch (+RMB 20-35 for other dishes)
Address: Jinjiang district, HongXing Road No. 159 (4th Section of First Ring Road) East Niuwang Miao Metro Exit C/D iBOX, space 3-4-3 (yellow container) 锦江区锦东路1号地铁二号线牛王庙C/D出口侧(爱盒子iBOX创意基地)
Niccolo Kitchen‘s brunch is prepared by a team of chefs who every Sunday whip up a wide selection of culinary delights from around the world. Expect both the à la carte menu and the bar counter to offer you a great range of brunch dishes including waffles and pancakes, frittatas and wonton soup. Their menu adopts to the seasons so the chefs are able to provide you with the freshest ingredients. Live jazz music accompanies any brunch here and the open-kitchen adds to the modern, fun and relaxed atmosphere.
Brunch Time: Every Sunday 11:30-14:00
Price: RMB 198/person including coffee and tea. RMB 268/person including sparkling wine and soft drinks. RMB 268/person including red wine, white wine, and soft drinks. RMB 588/person including champagne and soft drinks. All prices subject to 10% service charge and 6% VAT.
Address: 1F, Niccolo Chengdu Tower 3, IFS 国际金融中心一楼欣厨（纱帽街入口）
Tel: Phone +86 28 6871 9881 for reservations
Founded by friends Daniel and Alex, MOKA Bros in Taikoo Li has three other sister cafés across China. Using inspiration from their childhood in South America, Danial and Alex have created a latin infused menu based on the use of fresh ingredients. The branch in Chengdu offers a small selection of brunch dishes including house-baked granola, yogurt and berries, breakfast wraps and different styled eggs. Fresh colourful smoothies, juices, teas and coffee are also on the menu! Although the brunch menu is limited in size, their breakfast menu provides more choice. This does however mean having to go get up slightly earlier!
Brunch Time: Breakfast every day 8:00-10:30, weekend brunch Saturday & Sunday 8:00 -15:00
Price: Ranges from RMB 30-58
Address: 1243#, Sino-Ocean Taikoo Li, 8 Middle Shamao Street, Jinjiang District 锦江区中纱帽街8号远洋太古里1243
Artisan Kitchen understands the value of a good brunch. With a sleek décor combining bare concrete and wood it’s a great place in which to while away the time. With an exciting range of brunch options from the high quality ham, salsa and aromatic tomatoes of the Spanish Brunch to the Irish, Mediterranean and Asian brunches and portions of baked oatmeal, yoghurt and frozen fruits there’s plenty to choose from. Available all day, you could even opt for a brinner, (after all why brunch when you can brinner)?
Brunch Time: Every day, Mondays 9:00-21:00, Tuesday-Thursday 9:00-23:00, Friday-Sundays 8:30-23:00
Price: RMB 38-42
Address: 5-1, Kehua Street,Wuhou district, Chengdu成都市武侯区科华街5号附1号
Originating in Beijing, Tim’s Texas Bar-B-Q has recently branched out into Chengdu. Offering it all day, everyday, Tim’s is the place for brunch lovers. The American style menu although small, includes all the classics from pancakes with syrup and the full American breakfast with eggs, bacon, sausages, hash browns and toast. Whilst the breakfast taco on their menu allows you to pick and choose your fillings. On a Saturday and Sunday a Bloody Mary is included into the brunch menu for only RMB25.
Brunch Time: Every day 9:00-23:00
Price: RMB 25-42
Address: No 7 Building C, Poly Centre, No. 1 JinXiu Road, Wuhou District. 锦绣路1号，保利中心C 坐7号.
Another great brunch spot located at Niccolo Hotel is Yue Hin, an elegant and mordern restaurant which provides an all-you-can-eat brunch buffet inspired by Cantonese, Sichuan, and Huaiyang cuisine. With 80 dishes on offer, including dumplings with lobster soup and truffle dumplings with wild mushroom, brunch at Yue Hin promises to take you on a tour of flavours which will not fail to excite your taste-buds. The á la carte is also available during brunch hours.
Brunch Time: Every day 11:30-14:30
Price: RMB 216/2 persons. RMB 428/4 persons. RMB 635/6persons. RMB 832/8persons. RMB 1029/10 persons. A selection of free flow Chinese tea and soft drinks available at RMB20. All prices subject to 10% service charge and 6% VAT.
Address: Tower 3, Chengdu IFS, No.1, Section 3, Hongxing Road, Jinjiang District. 锦江区红星路3段1号国际金融中心3号楼
The brunch selection at Wagas includes yoghurt and granola, “express sandwiches”, breakfast wraps, porridge, and scrambled eggs. Although suited to a quick bite for those fast paced brunch munchers, Wagas is less likely to provide a leisurely Sunday morning brunch.
Brunch Time: Weekdays before 11:00, weekends 8:00-17:00
Price: Ranges from RMB 15 for fruit to RMB 80 for the Wagas Big Breakfast. 50% off Monday-Friday before 11:00.
Address: 1239, 1F, No. 8 Zhongshamao Street, Jinjiang District 锦江区中纱帽街8号1层1239号商铺
The Bookworm is another establishment in Chengdu which choices not to restrict the pleasures of brunch solely to the weekend. Its daily menu offers a satisfying section of everyones favourites, from omelets, French style cinnamon toast, a variety of takes on the full American fry up and healthier options such as museli, banana and yogurt. As well as serving food and drink, The Bookworm is also predominately a bookshop and library. Its a great place to relax and catch up on that book you never finished!
Brunch Time: Every day 09:00- 23:00
Price: RMB 30-50
Address: Yujie East Road 2-7#, Ren min South Road 28# 玉洁东街2-7号，人民南路28号
Having brunch at The Arthouse gives you the opportunity to eat fine cuisine in the mindst of Chengdu’s flourishing Art world. It is an art gallery which displays pieces from around the city, country and globe. With a balcony over looking the river, having brunch at The Arthouse is a pleasure come rain or shine. Their brunch specials change weekly – previous delights on the menu include a spanish omellete, open casear salard sandwich and banana smoothies.
Brunch Time: Every day 11:30-15:00
Price: RMB 35-65
Address: Shop 5, 1 Tangba Jie, Jinjiang District. 成都市锦江区镗钯街1号附5号.
Owned and run by two native Virginians, The Range is an American Bar & Grill offering a Southern take on brunch. Biscuits and gravy, a hearty dish unique to the American South, features twice on the menu, both in the form of the Bacon, Egg and Cheese Biscuit and in the Mountain Man Breakfast Bowl. If that Southern classic doesn’t take your fancy there are plenty of other options available from burritos and porkchops to sandwiches or a burger.
Brunch Time: Saturday-Sunday 10:00-16:00
Price: RMB 30-85
Address: Suite #9, Second Floor , Building 1. (KaiYue New City, former “Nuhi’s Deli”), First Ring Road #9 South First Section, Wuhou District, Chengdu 成都市武侯区一环路南一段9号1栋2层9号（凯悦新城).
Offering one of the most extensive Brunch menus in Chengdu, The Abbaye‘s weekend brunch is accompanied by a live DJ providing a chilled backing track to your meal. Served to you in the beautiful surroundings of a late Ming/early Qing Buddhist Hall the all you can eat brunch provides a feast of sweet and savoury options (meats, pizza, croque monsieur, nutella toast, croissants, brownies and waffles to name just a few things on offer).
Brunch Time: Saturday-Sunday 12:00-16:00
Price: RMB 128 All you can eat, 50% for under 12’s
Address: 1337, 1/F, Sino-Ocean Taikoo Li, 8 Middle Shamao St. 远洋太古里一层1337号
Temple Cafe‘s weekly Picnic Brunches cater to all the family. Whilst adults chomp on french bistro cuisine (pâté , sausages and gherkins, nicoise salads, veal, marinated chicken, sausages) kids are treated to mini hotdogs，yoghurt and granola, cookies, carrot cakes，and the very french treat of madeleines. A perfect oppurtunity to make the most of a nice day due to the limited number of spaces one must reserve one’s place ahead of time.
Brunch Time: Every Saturday 12:00-150:00
Price: RMB 268/2 people, RMB 398/4 people, RMB 88 for kids
Address:The Temple House, 81 Bitieshi Street, Jinjiang District 锦江区笔帖式街81号
Tel: +86 28 6636 9999
Every Sunday the Carnival comes to the Paulaner Brauhaus (based out of the Kempinski Hotel). With fun shows and kid’s activities chose from the seafood BBQ buffet, family set menu or a la carte. Brucnh is accompanied with live music and free flow Paulaner homebrewed beer, sparkling wine, white and red wine and soft drinks. The menu comes in German, Chinese, and English.
Brunch Time: Every Sunday 11:30-14:30
Price: RMB 198 p/p
Address:42, Sect. 4, South Renmin Rd. 人民南路四段42号
Head down to CONCERT, a cool new European concept store serving gourmet European food in high design surroundings, for your classic fare of breakfast options (Continental Breakfast, Egg Benedict, English Muffin, Smoked Salmon, including Fresh Orange Juice and Cappuccino), available all day.
Brunch Time: Everyday, All Day Breakfast 10:00-22:00
Price: RMB 78
Address: Jinjiang District, 169 Lower East Road, Jingronghui Erqi L1-19/L2-19 成都市锦江区下东大路169号晶融汇二期L1-19/L2-
If you love seafood then the Champagne Seafood Brunch served at Intercontintal Century City’s Cafe will be right up your street! Feast on the bounty of the seas and pile your plate high with the special, Boston Lobster, with abalone, sea snails, razor clams, eel, various types of crabs and shrimp, an assortment of sushi, salmon, smoked mackerel. Do all this as you quaff down copious amounts of Moet Chandon champagne. Your certain to max out on your Omega 3 and have a great time!
Brunch Time: Every Sunday 11:30-15:00
Price: RMB 358 per person
Address: Cafe, Level 1 of Intercontinental Century City, Century City Boulevard, 88 Shijicheng Rd. 世纪城路88号世纪城新会展中心(世纪城新会展中心旁), 85349999
Tel: 028-8538 9999
Just a short walk from Tongzilin tube station, Grumpy Moose sells the stadard fare of egg-based brunches (omlettes, eggs benedict, eggs florentine etc). If you fancy a salad the Cobb Salad is full of bits of crispy bacon, chicken breast , avocado and cheddar. The Chicken Spinach Salad is full of pinenuts, red onions and goats cheese, all tossed about in a home-made balsamic dressing.
Brunch Time: Every day (except Tuesday) 09:00-14:00
Price: RMB 48-88
Address: 48-16, South Renmin Road 4th Section, below Master Building (alleyway Behind bank of China). 首座人民南路4段48号附16号（中国银行背后）
If you’ve a sweet tooth swing by Fields and order some Banana Pancakes or French Cinnamon Toast. This comes with an Americano or Ronnefeldt tea which you can swap for any other coffee for a 10rmb change. A “British” breakfast is also available (eggs cooked to request, bacon, sausage, garlic bread, vegetables and best of all, baked beans).
Brunch Time: Saturday-Sunday & Public Hollidays, 10:00-16:00
Price: Monday-Friday RMB 48, Weekends RMB 52
Address: East mainstreet, 99 Upper East street, Jinronghui, 1st floor 东大街上东大街段99号晶融汇一楼
Combining French and Australian culinary traditions, Iniecho is one of the coolest places to eat in Chengdu. Brunch offerings include Avocado Smash (with baby beetroot, dukkah and scrambled egg), Potato Hash, (with mushroom duxuelle, caramilised onion and a poached egg) and Smoked Salmon Benedict, (with sirachia, hollandaise, roti and caramilised lemon). Other options include tapas, salads and soups.
Brunch Time: Everyday 11:00-14:00
Price: Prices range upwards from around RMB 50
Address: 1199 Tianfu Avenue North Section. Yintai In99 Center. L804. 高新区天府大道北段1199号 银泰中心In99 L804
Spectrum, the all-day dining restaurant on the lobby level of Fairmont Chengdu offers a brunch from their ‘Chili kitchen’ every Sunday. Offering both a carvery and ‘seafood experience’ in addition to a selection of gourmet cheeses and chacuterie, food is accompanied by a live jazz band. A children’s menu is also available.
Brunch Time: Every Sunday 11:30-15:00
Price: RMB 298/person or RMB 498/person (including free flow of Moet & Chandon Champagne), all prices are net prices.
Address: 1F, Fairmont Chengdu, 269 Tianfu Middle Avenue, Hi-Tech Zone 高新区天府大道中段269号成都棕榈泉费尔蒙酒店一层
Tel: 028 8064 8543
Social, in the St. Regis, have devised a brunch buffet with 10 different themed food stations and more than a hundred different types food. From the carving trolley you can chose Prime rib, Australian Lamb, Peking duck or Beef Wellington whilst the seafood station has options including Gillardeau Oyster and Alaskan King Crab. You can enjoy a range of homemade pastas from the pasta station, some of which are topped with truffles. All of this comes alongside free flowing Prosecco. A healthy kids menu is also available.
Brunch Time: Every Sunday 06:30-14:00
Price: RMB 428 net/pax, Groupon: RMB 358
Address: Social, 4F, The St. Regis Chengdu, 88 South TaiSheng Rd. 太升南路88号成都瑞吉酒店四层Social
Vinoteka hosts a DJ Brunch every weekend in which resident DJ Heinz Martin plays the deck whilst guests dine on one of three brunch options. At the cheaper end of the scale the French Brunch consists of croissants, french bread, a nut salad, yoghurt, fried eggs, hams, cheeses and fruit. The American Brunch is the middle of the road price-wise, with eggs benedict, ham or smoked salmon, garlic mushrooms, cheeses, fried tomatoes, and salad. The Vinoteka Brunch is the premium option; quiche, salmon tartare, hams, cheeses, ceasar salad and yoghurts.
Brunch Time: Saturday-Sunday 11:00-15:00
Price: RMB 88 – 128
Address: F1 IFS (TaiKoo Li side) 维诺卡红酒馆