THE BLOG
12/23/2013 08:12 am ET Updated Feb 22, 2014

7 Spectacular Hotel Breakfasts

Breakfast is known as the most important meal of the day. But while its pragmatic benefits aren't lost on most, what of its more indulgent possibilities? Thankfully, the best hotels in the world guarantee morning spreads that are meant to impress as much as sustain.

From brioche French toast with orange butter and passion-fruit syrup to black pudding and bacon, these 11 hotel restaurants excel at showing off their culinary skills bright and early.

--Chadner Navarro

More from Departures:
12 Glamorous Cocktail Bars
Stellar Hotel Wine Programs
Top Hotel Room Service
Fabulous Fall Cookbooks
10 Charming Small Hotels

PHOTO GALLERY
Spectacular Hotel Breakfasts