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Bruks Coffee Shop


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Yes we are back..... We are now Situated right in the centre of York on one of York's oldest snickleways this new cafe resides in a grade 2 listed Victorian building. Still selling all of your favourite dishes .... Sandwiches ,Paninis ,jacket potatoes ,and our famous free range locally sourced breakfasts including Bubble and Squeak & Black Pudding all made freshly to order. Cream scone , teacakes , & cake of the day .... Also a wide selection of hot & cold beverages. Offering you a warm family friendly service, please come and say hi to Jo and all the staff in our new premises.
US$5 - US$11
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Cafe, British
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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In a city centre location but situated in a quiet side street ( more like a lane ), this cafe is a hidden gem. We had heard it had a good reputation and this was also endorsed by a friend who happens to work in...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Richard H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very child friendly cafe and we felt very welcome , we will definitely be back . Good food and reasonable prices for town centre, relaxed atmosphere and friendly place. Our little girl enjoyed the food and the toys on offer .

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank beckychris82
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The missus and I have been attempting to annoy the staff here with our frequent visits over the course of a year. So far no luck, despite our best efforts they remain cheerful, friendly, welcoming and even had the audacity to remember our orders. As...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank SamClintPT
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed very near Bruks and decided to nip in for a coffee and cake. The staff were friendly and welcoming and the cake was absolutely delicious!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank mcda2019
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I have been coming rather regularly to bruks since the start of our relationship, nearly a year now. The place never disappoints, the food is amazing, it’s always clean, the people are so incredibly friendly and welcoming, especially the manager and chef....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank kjasteer
Reviewed 2 February 2019 via mobile

This cafe is a regular haunt of our Aunt who took us there today. The staff were extremely accommodating with our party including children despite being very busy. The food for children and adults was delicious. The coffee is good and the range of hot...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Louise071982
Reviewed 2 February 2019 via mobile

This is a great place to get a drink and some food. They do all day breakfast which suits us perfectly. The staff are always really friendly too.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank SallyAnneB
Reviewed 31 January 2019 via mobile

Whilst visiting York for the day with a lively toddler, we checked TripAdvisor for a family friendly cafe in the centre of York (& there don’t appear to be many!) Bruks came up top and we found it! The staff are absolutely fantastic; so welcoming...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed 24 January 2019 via mobile

Lovely atmosphere and owners were fabulous. Had a goats cheese and mango chutney panini and American. Very bright and airy and food well prepared and displayed. The chef was Rowena who came over and was very chatty and welcoming. The coffee shop is tucked down...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Paul D
Reviewed 19 December 2018 via mobile

Travelled from market weighton to York to finish Christmas shopping.Wanted a cuppa so called in.So impressed decided to call back for lunch. I had a Brie, bacon and cranberry toastie,my wife had a jacket potato with filling.The toastie was packed with lots of Brie, bacon...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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8 March 2017|
Response from Brukscoffeeshop | Property representative |
Hi I'm very sorry but no scarf has been found . Jo.
8 February 2017|
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Response from Brukscoffeeshop | Property representative |
Hi we have had a good search round and asked all the staff but I'm sorry to say that no walking pole was left sorry hope you find it soon .
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