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Robinsons Cafe

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  • Tables disinfected between guests
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Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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Travellers' Choice Best of the Best


US$7 - US$14
Cafe, British
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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All reviews brunch poached eggs hash parma ham sweetcorn fritters croque madame smashed avocado truffle steak sandwich cakes bread bishopthorpe road great little cafe maple syrup great coffee wait for a table worth the wait
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

They have a great selection of foods for breakfast- unhealthy, healthy, vegetarian, sweet, savoury etc. They have a lovely outdoor seating part, if the weather is in your favour. The hash browns as a side dish is a good choice and I loved how they...have freshly squeezed orange juice too. The portions are generous. They are popular and busy, often with queues for seats…More

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 3 days ago

A lengthy wait for a table outside, but well worth waiting. Excellent coffee, Turkish eggs and sweetcorn fritters. Sourdough toast from the local bakery with olive oil made a pleasant change. Efficient and friendly staff Highly recommended.

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 1 week ago

Favourite brunch spot in York. The service is excellent and everything we have tried on the menu has been great. It's worth the wait if there is a bit of a queue.

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

great atmosphere such a nice cosy café the food was amazing!! would definitely recommend the heritage tomato’s they were so rich and delicious

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a pleasant find this was. We choose to sit outside and were greeted by friendly staff. Thoughout our lunch we were attended to by different members of staff everyone being friendly,welcoming and helpful. Piping hot drinks were served promtly followed by our pancakes. They...could not have been bettered and i recommend that you try any of the varieties. This is an establishment that exceeds expectations!More

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for breakfast with four friends on a Monday morning after an overnight stay in York. The cafe was dlready really busy and I'm not surprised!! Such an amazing place ! The menu was great with so many choices . I had avocado on sourdough...with the most gorgeous tomatoes , a bloody Mary and a flat white . My friends had 2 of the porridge options and the granola . All gorgeous , and beautifully presented . Service was v friendly and v quick. The decor was also fab . Would highly recommend and will defo go back if ever get the chance !!More

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 17 September 2021 via mobile

The BEST breakfasts we've ever had! Great staff and excellent service. We will definitely be back next time we're in York. Thanks all involved. Incredible place!

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 31 August 2021 via mobile

All round great experience; the food was very tasty and fresh and the service was friendly and efficient. I have several food allergies and going out to restaurants can be quite stressful but Will made me feel relaxed and comfortable when taking our order. I...would definitely recommend for anyone with food allergies and we’ll be back if we’re ever passing through.More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 29 August 2021

Visited today - the staff were fantastic and they work exceptionally hard! Was great and had a lovely time

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 23 August 2021

Checked the rating on Tripadvisor and drove the short distance out of town and a car park just behind was 50p for an hour service was great but food was even better. Poached eggs on sourdough and smoked salmon and scrambled eggs both excellent. Best...breakfast I have had fra long time and under £20More

Date of visit: August 2021
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18 May 2021|
Response from tommyb079 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they don’t discriminate against the four legged kind and it’s in a fab little street called Bishy Rd, a mere 5 mins from the centre. You can get there via a nice riverside stroll too. Enjoy
23 February 2019|
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Response from krisholliday | Reviewed this property |
Not far from Nunnery Lane car park.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Robinsons Cafe

Yes, Robinsons Cafe offers takeaway services.

Yes, Robinsons Cafe is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

Robinsons Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5