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3 Heworth Village, York YO31 1AE, England
+44 1904 422906
08:00 - 15:00
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Absolutely love this place!! Whether I'm enjoying brunch with friends in the lovely little cafe or getting delicious take out sandwiches, this has got to be the best deli in York. Unbelievable choice with walls covered in different delights, very friendly service and a cake cupboard that always leaves you wanting more!! Will return time and time again :)

Thank Rach L
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

I can't tell you how awesome Mairs actually is. It makes the best sandwiches and gets the best local cakes and pies in. You can customise your sandwich how you want or choose from the ever changing range of inventive specials.

Thank Chris W
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

The food is amazing, and extremely reasonable too! The owners are lovely, friendly and welcoming people who have made a place where you can sit very comfortably and appreciate the far from boring surroundings. You feel like you are having a real treat even if you just pop in for the 5* coffee and slice of one of the many... More 

Thank Fiona K
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Popped in for lunch, great selection of sandwiches and nice atmosphere, maybe not place to go if in a rush as had to queue for over ten minutes to get served and was only a few people in front of us. Will defiantly come back when not in a hurry to be elsewhere.

Thank mattstc
York, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Great place. Great food, (really) dog friendly. Lovely staff and customers. Heworth's jewel in the crown!

Thank Jez W
Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

If you are in pain from punitive cancer treatment as Eric, the co-owner of Mairs is, then I think you are entitled to be a little testy at times. It's no secret that Eric and Lynda are going through a tough time with running the Deli and battling Eric's cancer. Not only are the Mairs' regulars wholly supportive, but many... More 

5 Thank Content-Rich
York, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
49 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

This place never lets you down. Great sandwiches and great service. Yes you may have to stand in the queue for 20 minutes but its worth the wait. (Scotch eggs are worth a try too!).

1 Thank dave w
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

Simply the best sandwich shop there is. All sandwiches made there in front of you from a HUGE selection of meats and joints, and all massive in size. Friendly, wonderful ownets as well and nice to sit in or take away.

1 Thank Edward M
London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016

Unbelievable find in an out of the way part of York, but well worth the trouble getting here. Amazing breakfast / brunch / lunch choices, wonderful range of breads and a fantastic array of quality deli items to take away with you as well. And very welcoming to our two dogs; even bringing them their own bowl of chicken pieces... More 

2 Thank Sarah C
York, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

Popped in for breakfast with son and an order to go, as always delicious food, service with a nice chat, we are lucky to have Mairs.

1 Thank Tow_York_2010

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
British, Cafe, Delicatessen
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Heworth Village, York YO31 1AE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
  • Phone Number: +44 1904 422906

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?