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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.
PRICE RANGE
£4 - £10
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
CUISINES
Cafe, British
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Cash Only, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Dog Friendly
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We happened upon this cafe as it was right outside our Airb&b and I couldn’t recommend it enough. The full English breakfast was generous, delicious, and cooked fresh to order. The coffee was good, too. Plus, I popped out to the shop next door, and...the staff member thoughtfully waited till I got back to make it so it didn’t go cold. They were really friendly and welcoming. Will definitely return if I’m in York again.More

Date of visit: May 2024
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Reviewed 16 May 2024 via mobile

Bruks is one of our go-to spots for a truly family-friendly lunch in York. They do magical work! I often opt for the homemade quiche. Hammy and cheesy…and, no that’s not a review of my tour! Absolutely delicious, far better than any shop-bought quiche I’ve...had. Our mini wizards usually go for sausage, scrambled eggs and beans and a hot chocolate ‘with everything on it’ in an unBEARably cute animal mug. The seafood baguette with salmon and prawns is a favourite too (well, it’d be shellfish not to!) This is a cafe that understands what families need. The Kids Menu is great value, and there’s plenty to choose from too. Dominoes, Connect 4, and baby toys and books help keep the kids entertained! Staff go the extra mile to make sure that smaller visitors are well catered for, even checking which elements of salad my eldest wanted. ‘Lettuce’ face it, kids can be picky so this level of customer service is appreciated. On a practical note, an accessible toilet with clean baby-changing facilities is another plus that I know parents will appreciate. Gluten-free and vegan menu options are also available. Whether you’re local or visiting from afar, I highly recommend Bruks for a slap-up family feast. Oh, and it’s one of my favourite spots for a Full English Breakfast too…with that all-important black pudding! The Wizard of York (Wizard Walk of York)More

Date of visit: May 2024
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Reviewed 11 April 2024

We went down a snicket and found a place to have breakfast, the servie was very friendly and the food was delicious. I asked for gluten free bread, they where very happy to accommodate my need.

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 9 April 2024

Was on holiday in York with family and was looking for a lunch stop that was just for a quick stop with basic lunch food and not a restaurant. Came across Brucks. Had a great variety for a lunch menu and the food was delicious....Lovely home baking also. Very comfortable and relaxing stop whilst sight seeing. Catered well for my children and lovely attention given with games and colouring. Was so relaxed stayed much longer than expected. Would return if we visit York again.More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 8 April 2024

Absolutely lovely, fantastic welcome from charming staff, lovely food (not expensive) and wonderfully equipped for young children. It was tip top!!

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 15 March 2024 via mobile

Lovely little cafe and coffee shop, only stopped in for a hot drink but the atmosphere is lovely and the owners/managers are super friendly, will definitely visit again for a snack.

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 14 March 2024

Absolutely superb lunch at this fabulous café in York. Sweet potato and ginger soup was the best I’ve ever tasted and The vegan flapjack was wonderful. Not enough superlatives, this is a gem of a place. Extremely friendly and welcoming staff.

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 9 March 2024

Found this amazing little cafe when searching for a yummy vegan breakfast online for our trip to York for my 30th Birthday! What an absolutely perfect breakfast we had, from the gorgeous bubble and squeak, to the one of a kind iced latte and the...friendly service. We felt right at home from the moment we arrived and I have to say it is the vegan breakfast we have ever had and my favourite iced latte! We will be back whenever we visit York again! Definitely would recommend!More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 6 March 2024

A great little find! Tucked down an alley we found this little gem by chance. We had coffee and scones which were delicious. Looking at the menu they had some great lunch offerings too so we will be back! Great service and a relaxed vibe...in the cafe, thank you!!More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 22 February 2024

Favourite cafe in York. Great bacon butties, good coffee and cakes, all served with a smile by the lovely staff. Tucked away down an alley but worth looking for.

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 29 January 2024

Just THE BEST brunch in York. Great atmosphere, wonderful staff and outstanding coffee. If you are in York and looking for a great cafe, this is the place. Cannot recommend enough.

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 11 December 2023 via mobile

Fell upon this after avoiding the queue at Bettys at noon. Still a queue here but only waited about ten minutes, staff came out with menu for us to look at and place order (if we wanted to) to avoid a wait inside. As it...happened a table for two became available so we ordered inside. The scrambled eggs were so tasty. Hubby had a breakfast which looked great and he said tasted really good. Friendly staff, plenty of choice and lovely coffee. Very calm atmosphere even though full and busy. Will definitely go back when we visit York again. 😊👍🏼More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 24 November 2023

Day out in York. Looking for somewhere to eat we noticed the sign for this little cafe. Its so busy you can queue for a table, but we were lucky and there was 1 table for 2. Table service, its not fast food, so there...is a wait, but this is freshly prepared, to requirements food. Hubby has scrambled egg on toast. Loads of flavour in the eggs and cooked the way he liked them. I had the potato and leek soup. They dont skimp on their orders. Would highly recommend this lovely, friendly cafe with excellent food. We didnt sample the cakes as we were full, but they are ENORMOUS and made on site.More

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 20 November 2023 via mobile

We were looking for a cafe to stop and have a coffee and a bite to eat. This little gem can be easily missed and I spotted it as we stood at the end of the street it resides on. Beautiful place and excellent priced...food . The staff are first class for hospitality. We will be visiting again definitely +++++More

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 20 November 2023

Did some research from our hotel room the night before to find this amazing place! Wonderful breakfast, amazing staff and very accommodating with our little girl which made the experience much more fun. Thank you for making us feel welcome and thank you for a...proper full English breakfast. We will definitely revisit on our next trip to YorkMore

Date of visit: November 2023
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Bruks Coffee Shop is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5