Best Brunch and Bottomless Brunch in York – York is a beautiful city to visit (click here for ‘Things to do in York’), small enough to walk around but big enough to offer entertainment, festivals and lots of different dining places. After a lie in, it’s great to treat yourself to brunch in the city! Here are some great suggestions for the best brunch places in York. For other ideas, we also have a post on Breakfast in York.
Turtle Bay – Bottomless Brunch
11 Little Stonegate, York YO1 8AX
“When we founded Turtle Bay, our aim was simple: bring the fun, bring the flavour, and bring on the good times. With 42 restaurants across the UK, our fantastically friendly staff are always on hand to answer all your questions and share their personal recommendations. Now – what are you drinking?”
Turtle Bay offer a great unusual brunch menu with options like a bacon roti roll (Hand stretched, roti to order; packed with jerk streaky bacon, cream cheese, chilli relish & fresh herbs), the big Kingston Grill Down (Smoky bacon, jerk sausage, roasted mushrooms, curried chickpeas, roasted tomato, grilled roti & free-range eggs your way), Honey Bunny Yardbird (Roti stacked with buttermilk crispy chicken, cream cheese, rich maple syrup, hot sauce & fresh watermelon) and Curry Goat Hash (Spicy goat, chipped potato, curry sauce, pink onion & two free-range fried eggs).
They also offer a bottomless brunch – Choose any brunch, burger or roti dish with unlimited Prosecco, cocktails, mocktails, softs or draught Red Stripe. Max 2 hours.
Click here to see our review of Bottomless Brunch at Turtle Bay – with lots of food and drink photos!
The Botanist – Bottomless Brunch
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 more details as we have reviewed Bottomless Brunch at The Botanist here. (LOTS of food and drinks pics!)
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!
Have a look at this review of Brunch at Rehab Bar here.
52 Low Petergate, York YO1 7HZ
Jimmy’s is a new bar and restaurant that has opened 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 Pornstar 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
Pornstar 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.
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.
All Bar One – Bottomless Brunch
13-17 New St, York YO1 8RA
All Bar One “is a stylish space for spirited people to meet with friends. We’re all about celebrating life and sharing food, drink and experiences together. We’re here from your morning coffee to those Saturday night Espresso Martinis and everything else in between. Our menus are created with socialising in mind, so you can graze over tapas or sip on those scroll-stopping cocktails to your heart’s content — get ready to live your best life.” Brunch options include:
Toasted English muffin topped with smoked salmon and poached free range eggs, served with omega seed sprinkle and lemon hollandaise
British pork sausages, streaky bacon, free range eggs, roasted mushroom, tomato, baked beans and toasted sourdough
Handmade beef patty with our signature burger sauce served in a seeded bun with gherkin, lettuce, red onion, tomato and seasoned fries
We visited recently and reviewed the Bottomless Brunch at All Bar One – read our review for lots more info and food photos!
Slug and Lettuce
22 Back Swinegate, York YO1 8AD and 1 Low Ousegate, York YO1 9QU
Slug and Lettuce do a Bottomless Brunch. You will need to pre-book. You can 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 ‘Pornstar pancakes’ – five American pancakes, topped with a Prosecco, vodka mango and passionfruit compote. If you spend a little more you can upgrade to a more lunchtime menu with items like a BBQ rump steak sandwich, Halloumi and avo sandwich or Tostada topped with chicken and chorizo. With a further upgrade you can go for Pornstar Martinis.
See more details as we have reviewed the Slug and Lettuce Bottomless Brunch here.
Las Iguanas Bottomless Brunch
21 Back Swinegate, York YO1 8AD
Las Iguanas do a bottomless brunch. The deal is: you get to choose a starter and a main from their brunch menu and then you can indulge in bottomless Prosecco or draught beer for 90 minutes from when you are seated. Bottomless brunch is available every day of the week. On Saturdays it is served from 11am until 3pm (last booking at 1.30pm), and every other day it is served from 11am until 5pm (last booking 3.30pm). You can also upgrade to bottomless cocktails. Dishes include enchiladas, burritos, wings and burgers.
See more details as we have reviewed the Las Iguanas Bottomless Brunch here.
Patisserie Valerie – Great Value Brunch
5 Feasegate, York YO1 8SH, UK
There is a great deal on Groupon currently for a hot drink and all day brunch for two at Patisserie Valerie for £14.95. Options include the Farmhouse breakfast: two free-range eggs, back bacon, Cumberland sausage, tomatoes, a flat mushroom, baked beans and bloomer toast, Brioche French toast: a choice of frosted mixed berries and maple syrup or sweet-cure bacon with maple syrup or banana and cinnamon, Eggs Benedict served on a brioche bun and many more. See the Groupon deal here.
We have reviewed the all day brunch at Patisserie Valerie here.
Bill’s Restaurant for Brunch
12 Coney St, York YO1 9NA
Bill’s has a lovely eclectic, home from home, comfortable feel to it. Brunch plates include:
Two fried free range eggs, smoked streaky bacon, Cumberland sausage, roasted plum tomatoes, mushrooms, potato rösti, baked beans, black pudding and toast.
Bill’s Garden Plate
Two poached free range eggs, halloumi, roasted plum tomato, charred red peppers, smashed avocado, hollandaise, mushrooms, potato rösti, baked beans, pea shoots, mixed seeds & toast.
Smashed Avocado on Toast
With two poached free-range eggs, spinach, coriander & chilli (add smoked salmon or smoked streaky bacon for an extra charge).
We have reviewed the brunch offering at Bill’s (with lots of food photos) here.
Bella Italia – Bottomless Pizza Brunch
89 Low Petergate, York YO1 2HY
They also do a surprisingly good value cooked breakfast. Choose from items like the Bella Breakfast (Two rashers of bacon, Cumberland pork sausage, tomato, baked beans, toasted ciabatta, with your choice of fried, scrambled or poached eggs), the Bacon and Egg Pancake Stack (Three buttermilk pancakes topped with three rashers of bacon and two fried eggs. Served with syrup), Fruity Pancake Stack (Three buttermilk pancakes topped with sliced bananas, strawberries and creamy mascarpone. Served with syrup) or the Forte Frittata (Eggs, spinach, new potatoes, red peppers, spicy ‘nduja sausage, pepperoni, and green chillies).
Read at the info about Bella Italia Bottomless Pizza Brunch here.
62-68 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!”
Pitcher & Piano
Ebor House, Coney St, York YO1 9QL
Pitcher and Piano – 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. Pitcher & Piano do a bottomless brunch. Pre-bookings only. Available Saturday & Sunday until 2pm. Choose from various dishes plus unlimited glasses of prosecco, bellinis or mimosas for just £25. Dishes include a Baked Morrocan Breakfast, Breakfast Brioche, Vegan Avocado Sourdough and a Brunch Burger.
Manahatta – Bottomless Brunch in York
3 Little Stonegate, York YO1 8AX
Manahatta bar is ‘a glamorous New York inspired cocktail bar with an exciting party vibe.’ The price includes one item from the brunch menu and unlimited Prosecco, bloody marys, Aperol Spritz and pints of Coors. This bottomless brunch offering is available for 90 minutes. Brunch options include a full English, buttermilk pancakes and fried chicken and mushroom hirata buns. Several vegetarian options and one vegan. You can also spend an extra fiver to upgrade to more lunch style options like steak frites, katsu curry or beetroot and quinoa burger.
Fossbridge House, Walmgate, York YO1 9SY
Loch Fyne was “brought to life by two oyster enthusiasts, Johnny and Andy, who started selling their oysters from a small shack on the west coast of Scotland. We now have 22 Restaurants up and down the country, providing fresh, sustainably sourced seafood dishes; much of which is delivered fresh from the loch itself.” Loch Fyne have a good brunch menu including Baked eggs, Loch Fyne Kippers, Avocado, pink grapefruit and chilli and the Loch Fyne Breakfast (grilled sausage, back bacon, black pudding, haggis, mushroom, baked beans, tomato, egg how you like it and toasted sourdough).
Coney St, York YO1 9NA
Revolution in York has a great location overlooking the river. They serve a bottomless brunch every Saturday and Sunday between 11am and 4pm (bookable in advance). Choose one brunch dish for options such as a Brunch grill, or gluten free brunch grill, fried chicken and bacon waffle, blueberry, banana and Nutella pancakes. and blackened cajun chicken burger. Then choose two hours of unlimited drinks from the choice of Aperol Spritz, Ketel V&T, Blank Canvas, Amstel, Prosecco or bloody Marys. You can also upgrade to Pornstar Martinis.
The Ivy – Saturday and Sunday Brunch
2 St. Helen’s Square, York YO1 8QP
The Ivy 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!
Sapori Italian Restaurant is on the most famous street in York – the Shambles. A fairly new restaurant, just opened in 2019, Sapori serve items such as Eggs Benedict, Asparagus on Toast, Eggs Florentine and a Full English Breakfast.
Côte Brasserie – Breakfast and Brunch
49-51 Low Peter Gate, York, Y01 7HT
Côte Brasserie serve breakfast and brunch from 8am until 12 noon on a Monday to Friday and then 9am to 1pm on a Saturday and Sunday. Highlights include a breakfast set menu that involves any cooked breakfast with fresh orange juice or cloudy apple juice and a hot drink of your choice.
Options include a full English breakfast, Crepe Complete (pancakes, bacon and comte cheese), Eggs Florentine, Eggs Royal and Eggs Avocado. They can make a gluten free full English breakfast.
See our review of the Champagne Breakfast at Côte Brasserie.