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Our Favourite Places Across Yorkshire For Brunch Clockwise from top left: Kollective Kitchen | Kofi & Co | The Wild Plum
Eat and Drink
February 2024
Reading time 5 Minutes

Fluffy pancakes, classic eggs Royale or spicy shakshuka - whatever you're in the mood for there's a delicious brunch spot in Yorkshire to satisfy your cravings

Here are our top picks.
Pancake stack from Brew & Brownie Brew & Brownie

Brew & Brownie

5 Museum Street, York YO1 7DT
01904 647420

Using the best local produce such as Raydale Preserves, Johnson’s free-range eggs and Bishy Road’s M & K Butchers meat, this popular York café serves up delicious brunch dishes. As well as eggs Benedict and the big Brew breakfast (served with all the trimmings and black pudding), you’ll find Brew & Brownie’s famous American-style pancakes topped with homemade compote, Greek yoghurt and toasted pecans, or caramelised bananas, Nutella and salted caramel sauce.

Hoxton North

1 Royal Parade, Harrogate HG1 2SZ
Founded by husband and wife team Timothy and Victoria Bosworth, Hoxton North is a London-inspired neighbourhood restaurant serving quality coffee and delicious brunch all day. For hungry appetites there’s everything from a full English breakfast to eggs Florentine, French toast (with sweet and savoury toppings) or breakfast sandwiches, but for something a little lighter, we recommend the crushed avocado, roasted pine nuts and poached eggs on toast.

Thirty Nine Kitchen & Bakehouse

39 The Grove, Ilkley LS29 9NJ

Take a seat at this independent, family-run café and enjoy breakfast and brunch made with local ingredients. The menus change frequently to reflect the seasons, but expect to find eggs Royale, pancakes and granola, or try avocado and poached eggs on sourdough alongside a smoothie or barista coffee. The terrace is lovely when the weather allows, and is a great spot for coffee and a sweet treat from the counter, or head inside (dogs can join too) to browse the full breakfast and brunch menu.

Fried bread with egg and herbs from Kofi & Co Kofi & Co

Yolk Farm Kitchen

Minskip Road, Boroughbridge, York YO51 9HY
01423 329063

If you’re a lover of eggs you’ll want to head here as Yolk Farm Kitchen is one of the UK’s best spots for eggs. Alongside vegetables grown in their market garden and meat from local farmers and butchers, the eggs are laid fresh each morning and taken straight to the Farm Kitchen where the team of chefs turn them into delicious dishes. Try the crispy fried chicken pancake stack with hot hollandaise sauce, smoked bacon, maple syrup and a fried Yolk Farm egg.

Kofi & Co

61 Market Place, Wetherby LS22 6LN
01937 918080

This independent restaurant serves speciality coffee alongside brilliant brunch plates and sweet treats. Passionate about supporting local producers, the team here take pride in preparing fresh, creative dishes from quality Yorkshire ingredients. The all-day menu includes blueberry croissants, porridge and bacon sandwiches, as well as more hearty dishes such as eggs your way, pancakes and French toast. For a kick start to your day, try the Moroccan-spiced eggs with spinach, hummus and crispy kale topped with tomatoes and Dukkha spices.

Pastry, berries and cream from Aesthete Coffee & Kitchen Aesthete Coffee & Kitchen

Laynes Espresso

16 New Station Street, Leeds LS1 5DL
07828 823189

With its bright yellow fronting you can’t miss this cosy brunch café in the heart of Leeds city centre. Open seven days a week, the team at Laynes have been serving scrumptious dishes and fabulous coffee for the past 12 years. Try the buckwheat pancakes with bacon, scrambled eggs and bacon or pick up a flaky pastry – the blackberry, infused custard and pistachio pastry is a must.

Aesthete Coffee & Kitchen

348–352 South Road, Walkley, Sheffield S63TE
0114 232 2000
52a Sandygate Road, Crosspool, Sheffield S10 5RY
0114 479 2000

The mother and daughter duo behind these gorgeous Sheffield cafés create scrumptious dishes alongside homemade cakes and speciality coffee. If you’re in the mood for savoury, try the Persian eggs with crumbled feta or the breakfast eggs poutine with salted potatoes, poached eggs, hollandaise sauce and crispy bacon. If you’re wanting sweet, the Eton mess pancakes are our favourite.

IF Up North

43 Call Lane, Leeds LS1 7BT
0113 245 0295

There are a number of IF Up North coffee shops dotted around Leeds, but their café on Call Lane is the place to visit for brunch. As well as traybakes, cakes and fantastic coffee, the team here offer brunch cocktails and their famous pancake stacks served with streaky bacon and maple syrup, or Nutella, flaked almond, strawberries and white chocolate sauce. Don’t worry if you’re more savoury than sweet, they have lots of the classics and tasty brunch bao buns too.

Poached eggs on salmon from Nibble Nibble


Queen Street, Hull HU1 1UU
01482 321506

Open seven days a week, Nibble at Hull’s dock serve tasty breakfast and brunch dishes, alongside some super specials – think Staals smoked salmon, garden peas, edamame, feta and pesto on toast. The regular menu includes classic full English and vegan breakfasts, brekkie sandwiches, eggs your way and giant breakfast burgers which include hash browns and a tangy tomato chutney.


44 Fossgate, York YO1 9TF

One of York’s most Instagrammable brunch spots, Rise is decorated with quirky pastel colours and pops of pink, and the dishes are just as pretty as the interiors. From a full English breakfast to smoothie bowls, Turkish eggs and chipotle beans on toast, there’s plenty to choose from. Our go-to is the breakfast roll with a sausage patty, chilli jam, scrambled egg, cheddar and bacon – plus a potato hash on the side for good measure.

Kollective Kitchen

Site Gallery, 1 Brown Street, Sheffield S1 2BS
0114 303 4285
2–4 Netheredge Road, Sheffield S7 1RU
0114 327 1121

Now open at Site Gallery and Netheredge Road, Kollective Kitchen are offering more chances to try their delicious brunch dishes. As well as weekly specials, look out for spicy shakshuka with garlic and feta yoghurt, barbecued beef brisket Benedict and buttermilk chicken with sriracha French toast. For something different, we love the loaded butter croissant with streaky bacon, halloumi, smashed avocado, scrambled egg and sour cream.

Beans, egg, garnish and a coffee cup from Bloc Bloc


19a Huddersfield Road, Holmfirth
07563 244039

This coffee house and kitchen in the heart of Holmfirth is a favourite for locals. On warmer days take a seat on the terrace to soak up the sun, or head inside to enjoy dishes such as sweet French toast, spicy shakshuka or open breakfast sandwiches with bacon, eggs, mushrooms and cherry tomatoes. Don’t miss the speciality hot drinks or scrumptious homemade cakes, perfect for taking away.

Tamper Coffee

Sellers Wheel, 149 Arundel Street, Sheffield S1 2NU
0114 275 7970

Bringing a slice of Kiwi café culture to Sheffield, Tamper Coffee in Sellers Wheel has built a reputation for creating fabulous food. Inside the white-washed 19th century former silversmiths, you’ll want to order a coffee whilst you browse the extensive menu. Before noon enjoy breakfast burgers, a full English or veggie breakfast, or order from the all-day menu, which includes Turkish eggs, salt beef Benedict, sweetcorn fritters and tropical fruit granola.

Fruity pancake stack from The Wild Plum The Wild Plum

Hatch Brunch House

Unit 1 Northgate House, Halifax

From smoked salmon Benedict to classic avocado on toast, full English breakfasts and fluffy American-style pancakes, you’ll be spoilt for choice at Hatch Brunch House. They also have a range of specials, sweet treats and seasonal drinks – and make sure you order a side of their delicious hash pops.

The Wild Plum

34–36 Hookstone Road, Harrogate HG2 8BW
01423 815320

Headed up by Bethany Haresign, The Wild Plum is a popular choice for brunch in Harrogate making everything from scratch. Known for vibrant dishes and quirky flavours, the menu changes regularly to reflect the seasons and dishes are created using local ingredients, so expect to find Mexican Benedict, foraged wild mushrooms with kale and truffle oil and sweet, fluffy pancakes.


60 Market Street, Pocklington YO42 2AF

Serving freshly made food using local ingredients and suppliers (including Rocket and Russet, Haxby Baker and Short Stack Farm) this dog-friendly coffee shop and brunch spot is the place to be. The menu includes plenty of sweet and savoury dishes such as lemon curd French toast, white forest gateaux pancake stacks and breakfast burritos. Our favourite is the hash brown Benedict with grilled halloumi or smoked salmon.

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