Fabulous Places for Brunch in York (and Bottomless Brunch!) 2021 – As you might imagine, there is a fantastic array of places for brunch in York. I have selected a few for you here, with different styles of offerings from laid back, cosy and artisanal to fizz-fuelled high jinx over a bottomless brunch. Have a look at these different suggestions f you are looking for breakfast in York too.
3 St. Helen’s Square, York YO1 8QN
Impossible York is housed in the beautiful building that what was originally Terry’s Chocolate shop in St Helen’s Square. As well as breakfast, lunch and dinner, they also do a weekend bottomless brunch. This consists of your choice of small plate and side from a set menu, as well as 90 minutes of bottomless drinks that includes gin cocktails, prosecco and beer.
See our full review of the bottomless brunch at Impossible York here.
7-9, Piccadilly, York YO1 9PB
You will find Rehab Bar on Piccadilly. They serve brunch until 4pm, with dishes such as a Full English Breakfast (Sausage, Back Bacon, Egg, Five Beans, Roast Cherry Tomato, Black Pudding Hash, Toasted Sourdough), Pancakes with Nutella and Condensed Milk, Eggs Florentine, Smoked Salmon and Smashed Avocado. They serve hot drinks as well as cocktails. They also have an escape room in their basement!
See more details as we have reviewed Brunch at Rehab Bar here.
52 Low Petergate, York YO1 7HZ
Jimmy’s is bar and restaurant on Petergate, in York. They have two floors each with dining areas and bars, as well as an outdoor covered and heated courtyard. They serve breakfast and brunch from 10am until 3pm and then a ‘Rock ‘n’ Roll BBQ’ in the evening. On a weekend they serve a bottomless brunch. You can drink unlimited Martini, Jimmy’s Lager, Prosecco and Gin and Tonics. The Bottomless Brunch menu includes:
6 Hour Smoked Pork Benedict
English Muffin, Poached Eggs and Hollandaise
All Day Breakfast
Martini, Jimmy’s Lager, Prosecco and Gin and Tonic
Fried Chicken and Waffles
Smoked maple syrup and mascarpone
See more details as we have reviewed Jimmy’s Bottomless Brunch here.
15-19 Stonegate, York YO1 8ZW
The Botanist have a fresh new offering for brunch that you can upgrade to bottomless brunch if you would like (and what’s not to like?). You choose a dish from six different sections of the menu – each section has three options. Think items like:
Fried eggs | V
with chilli and chives
Baked shakshuka | V
with crème fraîche and flatbread
Cumberland sausage wheel
and maple streaky bacon
Smoked trout and salmon pâté
with dill, capers and flatbread
and lots, lots more. Many vegetarian and vegan options too. You can also choose from various unlimited fruity Spritz’, Prosecco and Beer.
See this great review of Bottomless Brunch at The Botanist here. (LOTS of food and drinks pics!)
Dyl’s Café & Bar, Skeldergate Bridge, York, YO1 9WJ
Dyl’s is a contemporary café & bar situated in the iconic Motor House on Skeldergate Bridge, overlooking the River Ouse and Clifford’s Tower. The brunch menu includes such loveliness as a Crispy Bacon Sandwich, Vegan Blueberry Overnight Oats and Homemade Cinnamon Brioche French Toast. It’s a gorgeous, quirky building too! We recently visited and I can recommend the ‘three cheese & jalapeno kicker with caramelised onion chutney served on Haxby sourdough’ – it was divine!
Brunch is available from 10am-3.30pm daily and from 9am on a Saturday & Sunday.
Brew & Brownie
5 Museum St, York YO1 7DT
At Brew & Brownie “we are inspired by the seasons, our countryside upbringing, our urban adulthood, the food we craved as children, to the tastes we developed as we grew. We aim to bring this vision to life at our cafe and coffee house in the centre of York. We have spent many hours researching and discovering some of Yorkshire’s best produce, such as Raydale Preserves based in the sleepy village of Stalling Busk, Johnson’s free range eggs, Bishy Road’s M & K butchers, Wilson’s Butchers based in Huntington, not to mention Haxby Bakehouse’s amazing bread! We care where our food is sourced from and always look for the best quality produce to serve our customers. We include vegan & gluten free options both savoury & sweet as much as we can, one of our lovely staff will be happy to chat about the options available that day.”
Fancy Hanks, York – Boozy Brunch
39 Goodramgate, York, YO1 7LS
Fancy Hanks breakfast/brunch on weekends only from 10am ‘until its gone’. Choose from options such as:
American Breakfast (gfo)
Two Rashes of Streaky Bacon, Homemade Sausage Pattie, Two Eggs, Home Fries, Toast
Chorizo, Potato, Onion, Tomato, Roasted Pimento Pepper and Scallions stir fried and topped with Chipotle Mayo & a Fried Egg
62a Low Petergate, York, YO1 7HZ
Grön is all about Scandi-inspired brunch from pancakes to crab scrambled eggs on toast and banana bread – “At Grön, we’re all about #KeepingItClean. From fresh, locally sourced ingredients to organic wines from local distributors – we’re committed to delivering a great brunch or dinner, with minimum impact on the environment. With milk alternatives always free of charge and an extensive range of plant-based options, we’re vegan and vegetarian friendly. Headed up by Masterchef Professionals finalist, Matt Healy, we’re combining clean healthy dishes with a modern British twist!”
The Ivy – Saturday and Sunday Brunch
2 St. Helen’s Square, York YO1 8QP
The Ivy in York do a Saturday and Sunday Brunch (and bank holidays). The restaurant itself is a beautiful art deco inspired space. With options like Truffle Arancini, Zucchini fritti, Eggs Benedict and Avocado Benedict, as well as Hot Buttermilk Pancakes for those (like me) with a sweet tooth!
Slug and Lettuce Riverside – Bottomless Brunch York
1–1A Low Ousegate, York Riverside, YO1 9QU
Slug and Lettuce do a Bottomless Brunch in York at Riverside and Back Swinegate. You will need to prebook. For just £28 per person indulge in selected brunch dishes and enjoy unlimited glasses of Prosecco, Mimosas, Aperol Spritz, Bloody Marys, Pints of Amstel, Virgin Marys or selection of soft drinks for two hours! Available every day. You can enjoy favourites like the full English breakfast or ‘Pancakes’ – five American pancakes, topped with a Prosecco, vodka mango and passionfruit compote.
21 Back Swinegate, York, YO1 8AD
Las Iguanas serve brunch in York with Latino dishes such as Huevos Rancheros Carne (Pan-toasted tortilla topped with adobo baked beans, roasted baby tomatoes, red onion & peppers, cheese, fresh avocado, smoky
streaky bacon, pork chorizo & a fried egg) or a Cuban Sandwich (Roast pork belly, pulled pork, Emmental cheese & ham with sweet mustard & green pickle relish layered in our buttery toasted bun. With a choice of fries or salad.)
49-51 Low Petergate, York YO1 7HT
Cote are a French Restaurant that serve brunch on Saturday and Sunday, as well as Bank Holidays, from 10am to 2pm. They serve a full breakfast as well as French classics such as Croque Monsieur and Croque Madame.
Partisan – Brunch in York
112 Micklegate, York, YO1 6JX
Located on Micklegate, Partisan serve both breakfast and brunch. Treat yourself to French Toast, Eggs Benedict, Smashed Avocado and Melted Goats Cheese or the fabulous Partisan Breakfast.
Source York – Vegan Brunch in York
Source has lots of vegan and vegetarian brunch menu options like a vegan brunch stack, avocado on toast or vegetarian Huevos Rancheros. Non veggie brunch options include ‘Brisket Benedict’ – a 72 hour brisket and bbq sauce served on sourdough with freshly poached eggs.
Pitcher & Piano
Ebor House, Coney St, York YO1 9QL
Pitcher and Piano offer a bottomless brunch, “Welcoming you from day to night with a sophisticated escape suited for every occasion. Whether it’s bubbles over brunch or a relaxed Sunday roast, after work drinks or a night to remember – each of our bars has been carefully crafted to bring you something wonderfully unique.” Pre-bookings only. Available Saturday & Sunday until 2pm. Choose from various dishes plus unlimited glasses of prosecco, Bellini’s or mimosas for just £25. Dishes include a Baked Moroccan Breakfast, Breakfast Brioche, Vegan Avocado Sourdough and a Brunch Burger.
Tank And Paddle
Merchant Exchange, Bridge St, York YO1 6DD
Homed in a former merchants building in the heart of York, The Tank and Paddle is a cool vintage styled craft beer joint. While retaining the original industrial charm of the building we have created a new balcony that is a real sun trap for those summer days and nights.
Brunch options include a double sausage and egg muffin topped with a hash brown, a full English, American style pancakes with bacon and honey, porridge and smoothies.
O’Neills – Boozy Brunch
10 Low Ousegate, York, North Yorkshire, YO1 9QU
It’s not a bottomless brunch – but you can get a (pretty cheap!) boozy O’Neill’s in York. “Kick start your day with our Boozy Brunch offer — it’s great for hen parties, stag do’s or just for when you fancy something a little different. Pick any breakfast item, 2x 200ml mini bottles of fizz, 2x cocktails or 2x pints of draught from £12.50. Fancy upgrading? Get a 750ml midi bottle of fizz, an extra 2x cocktails or 2x pints of draught from £24.50.”
Have a look at these different suggestions if you are looking for breakfast in York too.
Also have a look at our posts on the best Cocktail bars or wine bars in York. We even have one on Cocktail making masterclasses. Oh and if you need a lift after all the bottomless prosecco, then we have a list of taxis in York too!