This former fire station turned Michelin-starred high-end hotel/restaurant in Marylebone wowed A-listers upon its grand opening back in 2014, and even today it still commands both respect and envy as a tricky place to land a reservation. Once you experience the brunch at Chiltern Firehouse, however, it’s not hard to see why. From the disarmingly delicious French toast, served with English berries and clotted cream, to the establishment’s ultra-satisfying signature crab-stuffed donuts, the food lives up to Firehouse’s well-respected reputation. Designed in part to mimic an Old-Hollywood studio (this is from the man behind LA’s Chateau Marmont, after all), it’s not hard to fathom why the hotel has become such a, ahem, hot spot in the city. Weather-permitting, the restaurant’s adjoining terrace brings a touch of luxury oasis to offset the hustle and bustle occurring just outside. Patience is a virtue when it comes to landing a table here, but trust us, it’s worth the wait.