Full English, Scottish or Ulster Fry

#1
There is an earlier post looking at what makes a Full English Breakfast, my question to you is Where have you had the best Full breakfast served up.

I have a couple of choices.

1. Depot RCT at Buller Barracks...... First time I had ever had a fried breakfast. ( Came from a poor background, my dad needed what money we had for beer and bookies )

2. Royal Mail Sorting office Belfast..... Used to get to use the staff canteen while doing op clarion (escorting Dole and pension money to the post offices) 3 days a week. Being able to have breakfast there made the troubles worthwhile.

Nowadays the best breakfast I can get my hands on is at Grosvenor Casino Newcastle, full monty less the balck pudding £2.50.
 
#3
Derry Bus Station, 1999.

Came with about 4 different types of bread, all fried. Excellent black pudding too, & none of that tomato malarkey.
 
#4
Jackpot cafe, Southampton. The full Herman (and Veggi Herman for the weirdy Beardy types) is a heart attack on a (very large) plate
 
#6
Best place?

Well probably at my Dad's, but I wouldn't tell him that. We tend to have a bit of a stand off when we're at each others as to who can make the best fry up. It's nothing that we actually set out to do. It's a quiet, unspoken competition that is ongoing. :D
 
#10
There's a place called "Snackies," at a bus station near me. It's like a greasy transport cafe, hole in the wall affair. They do a breakfast which is a heart attack on a baguette. Very good. Sausage, bacon, mushroom, fried egg, beans, tomato, black pudding and a cup of tea (both separate) The baguette itself is about £2.45. Its about £3 if you want the black pudding and a cuppa... so its £3!
 
#11
A hotel in Ballsbridge, Dublin. A big bowl of porridge made with cream, soaked up the previous nights' Guinness just right for the main attraction. It had everything a classic fry should have, with optional extras such as hash browns on tap. Bloody hell, I'm hungry all of a sudden.
 
#13
Greasy Spoon (sort of a mobile home in the layby) on the A59 towards Blackburn which is a bit of a bikers cafe' Full English or Heart Attack on a Bap, washed down with a large mug of tea. Used to open till 17:00 for truckers teas (normally the 'All Day Breakfast' and again from 05:00 for...... yep you got it!!!
 
#14
Belfast - Dublin train back in the 80s. Surprising good UF. Waiter became irate when I asked for one on the way back.
 
#15
Anywhere on the Isle of Man during the TT.

msr
 
#16
D (I think) Troop 26 Sqn RCT - Ballykelly. Every time I went up there they laid on a 'troop breakfast' which was the most mahoosive Ulster Fry imaginable - they were all civvies less the Troop Commander. Absolutely brilliant - they're probably all dead from coronaries now.

And, dare I say it, you can get a great Full English (plus cheese on toast and bubble and squeak) in the MOD's caff up until 1030 in the morning - when we aren't devoting ourselves to screwing people around of course. I have to limit myself to once a week or as a necessary hangover 'cure'. Which brings me onto the Embankment Park Cafe in Victoria Embankment Gardens where on a Friday morning, half of MOD is tucking into a fantastic fry up at the very reasonable (for Central London) price of about £4.50.

Even so, 'Kev's Belly Burster' served in a transport caff in a bus somewhere beside the A1 'oop North' also hits the spot!
 
#17
Best Full English- Kims Cafe in Soundwell in Bristol really good value and you won't finish it

Best butties- The Buttery Bristol Docks Nice Al fresco eating
 
#18
JRHartley said:
Mother-in-laws kitchen, Derry

Ulster Fry mmmmm
Ulster fry, Goddammit, love the stuff, miss the stuff, cant get the stuff in Sweatyland....... unless... of course...... you all know different!!! :frustrated:
 
#20
Ulster Fry every time. In Belfast there's a place on Great Victoria street does a great one, otherwise its any cafe in Bangor, Newtownards, Downpatrick, Newcastle and best of all Neptunes in Kilkeel.
Probably loads more but this beats a full english every time.
 

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