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  • Arabella Stratford

Colossal Food Challenges: Hard Boiled Egg Café

What if I told you that this breakfast challenge is unlike any other you've probably seen? After all, it is the most important meal of the day.

Today, we're headed to Ireland to examine the world's biggest breakfast challenge.


The Hard-Boiled Egg Café

The Hard-Boiled Egg Café is a brunch (breakfast and lunch) café located in Cavan, Ireland. They are known for classic and delicious fares, including eggs, pancakes, sandwiches, burgers, and more. They also offer the world's biggest breakfast challenge.

The World's Largest Breakfast Challenge

This breakfast challenge is certified by Guinness World Records as the largest commercially available English breakfast challenge. It weighs eight pounds, with competitive eaters and diners alike attempting it.

If you finish the challenge in thirty minutes or less, you get the meal for free, a t-shirt, and the right to brag to everyone you know (even your pets). If you lose, you admit defeat to the restaurant and pay them €19.95 (22.5 USD).


  • Ten sausage links

  • Ten pieces of bacon

  • Ten fried eggs

  • Five white puddings

  • Five hash browns

  • Beans

  • Mushrooms

  • Three fried tomatoes

  • One serving of chips (fries)

  • Ten slices of toast

  • Unlimited tea



The Hard-Boiled Egg features a broad brunch menu and also offers takeout. It's undetermined if you can get the breakfast challenge to go. If you can, bring your appetite and a beverage, it's going to take a while.

Are you world record challenge worthy? If you're ever in Ireland, do your research, take precautions, and give it a try!


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