6 Delicious York Breakfasts You Need To Try!

York is a friendly and historic city with lots to do and see, so why not start your day with the best breakfast in York? Here are six spots to try, serving delicious breakfast for every taste to start your perfect day in York city centre.

Vegan Breakfast

Goji Cafe

If you are looking for lots of exciting vegetarian and vegan options, Goji Cafe located on Goodramgate is the place for you. Serving brunch from 11am, there are many options to choose from. You can enjoy their Goji All Day Brunch, or perhaps a Butternut & Cashew Nut Toasted Rarebit. Have a seat in the courtyard or inside, and enjoy a delicious and flavoursome experience.

Cafe 21

Do you want a stylish spot for your morning pick-me-up? Cafe 21 provides a luxurious atmosphere. Located right by Coppergate and Castlegate in the centre, you can enjoy your eggs exactly how you want them. You can also choose from a variety of juices and smoothies, and other vegan or vegetarian breakfast options are available.

English Breakfast


A York-favourite coffee and breakfast spot, Wheldrakes serves your traditional British breakfast and morning coffee or tea in their cosy shop. Everything is freshly baked on site every day, and they have their own coffee blend. A gem located near the city walls and Minster, it is a must for a nice sit-down when in York.

The Perky Peacock

Looking for a nice breakfast in a unique location, plus a view? The Perky Peacock is located inside a mediaeval tower by the river, making it a must-see. Serving delicious coffee, breakfast rolls and other baked goods, you can enjoy your breakfast before starting your day in York.

The Blue Barbakan

Located right by the River Foss in York centre, The Blue Barbakan serves both a delicious full English and authentic Polish toast. You can also enjoy delicious drinks, vegetarian breakfast options, and kids eat for free from the breakfast menu!

Breakfast at Hotel Indigo York

No.88 Walmgate

Want to taste a selection of local, regional and international breakfast options? At our very own No.88 Walmgate, you can choose from a breakfast table, order a Full Yorkshire Breakfast or American style pancakes. There are also vegetarian and vegan breakfast options, including a selection of smoothies. Enjoy a delicious start to your day with fresh food at No.88 Walmgate, located in our luxurious Hotel Indigo York.

Now you have six unique places to choose from, to find your version of the best breakfast in York. There’s something for everyone here in York, whether you want a quirky and unique atmosphere or classy and sophisticated.

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