Best Brunch and Bottomless Brunch in York – York is a beautiful city to visit, 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.
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.
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 bellinis, cocktails, mocktails, softs or draught Red Stripe. Max 2 hours.
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 the ‘Bill’s Brunch’, two fried free range eggs, smoked streaky bacon, Cumberland sausage, roasted plum tomatoes, mushrooms, potato rösti, baked beans, black pudding and toast. There are three vegetarian options including ‘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. Or, for a lighter dish you could try Smashed avocado, feta cheese and poached eggs.
The Adams House, 52 Low Petergate, York YO1 7HZ
Cafe Rouge are a chain of French restaurants. “Whatever the time of day, we have a dish to suit your mood; from steak frites and boeuf bourguignon to a selection of croques, baguettes and vegan options too – all on our menu of classic French food with a contemporary twist.” They offer breakfast and brunch dishes such as the Grande Breakfast (two free-range eggs, two Cumberland sausages, sweet cure bacon, beans, mushroom, tomato, black pudding, sautéed potatoes and sourdough toast), Pancakes (three warm pancakes topped with your choice of sweet cure bacon, banana and maple syrup, or fresh strawberries, raspberries, blueberries and pineapple with fruit compot, and French Toast (two slices of sweet brioche bread topped with your choice of sweet cure bacon, banana and maple syrup, chocolate sauce, banana and hazelnuts or fresh seasonal fruit, honey and vanilla crème fraîche).
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.
Las Iguanas Bottomless Brunch
21 Back Swinegate, York YO1 8AD
Las Iguanas do a bottomless brunch. Choose a starter and a main and enjoy with unlimited prosecco or draught beer. The deal runs Sunday to Friday from 11am-3pm (last slot being 3-5pm) and lasts for two hours. On a Saturday the times are slightly different and the brunch runs from 11am-1pm (last slot being 1-3pm) by reservation only.
The Botanist – Boozy Brunch
15-19 Stonegate, York YO1 8ZW