In search of… The perfect Eggs Benedict
There’s an army of Eggs Benedict aficionados whose eyes light up at the sight of those two words on a breakfast menu. Martel Maxwell highlights her pick of the bunch in Dundee.
Bruach, Broughty Ferry
A well-trodden stop off for cocktails but little known gem when it comes to breakfast, opening at 10am. On both occasions I’ve been the only customer - perfect for getting your head down to work or watching the world go by at the comfy window sofa seats. Runny eggs with smoky, thick ham, and piping hot, quality Americano. Around £10.
The West House, Westport
A promising start with an early 8am opening granting instant wifi and great coffee. The moment arrived and two toasted muffins each hold a runny (hurrah) egg and generous servings of spinach (I opted for Florentine). There was enough but not too much sauce, slightly warmed. Astonishingly all for under £6.Pictured above.
Taypark House, Perth Road
Having tried all three combinations (Benedict, Florentine and Royale) here many times, not once have the eggs been anything other than perfectly runny, yolk oozing into a delicious mix with Hollandaise and waves of salty smoked salmon. Coffee is delicious and wifi reliable with an al fresco option should the sun shine. Around £10.