The Best Places to Brunch in Lancaster

They say it’s the most important meal of the day, if you fancy a full English or something lighter Lancaster has it all. Here’s our top places to get brunch in Lancaster which are sure to get your day off to the best start…


The Radish

The Radish offer freshly produced brunch prepared in the shop using the best local supplies. With coffee supplied by Red Bank artisan coffee roasters based in Coniston and milk is from the free range cows of Stephenson’s dairy.

Top pick for brunch: Breakfast toastie (mushrooms, tomatoes, spinach & smoked cheddar)


Whale Tail Café

If veggie food is your thing the Whale Tail Café is definitely the place to go for brunch. The Whale Tail Café, established in Lancaster for over 25 years offers tasty breakfasts created from the very best vegetarian, vegan and gluten free fresh, seasonal local produce; fair trade and organic ingredients used where possible.

Top pick for brunch: Full Breakfast (Organic smoked tofu, Lincolnshire style sausage, mushrooms, fried egg, hash browns, baked beans and fried tomato. Breakfast includes wholemeal organic toast and a hot drink or fruit juice.)

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Journey Social

One of Lancaster’s newest eating establishments Journey Social is a speciality coffee shop offering the best Lancastrian produce for Brunch, with a focus on sustainability and ethical sourcing.

Top pick for brunch: French Toast Waffles


Sunbury Coffee Shop

Expect a traditional English teashop with a modern outlook. Head there for brunch and treat yourself to only the finest teas and coffees served in vintage teapots and cups within a relaxing atmosphere.

Top pick for brunch: Vegan breakfast


Old Bell Café

A proper, independent little cafe with a personal touch. The Old Bell serves good English food and home style cooking for great value.

Top pick for brunch: Bacon sandwich


Pavilion Café

The Pavilion Café in Williamson Park is the perfect place to brunch with a view. Sit on the terrace and enjoy its remarkable vista which looks out across Morecambe Bay and onwards towards the Lakeland fells. The Pavilion Café serves local bread makers Lovingly Artisan and Lancaster’s own award winning coffee roasters Atkinson’s giving it an extra independent feel.

Top pick for brunch: Sausage Ciabatta


Printroom Café  

Hidden within one of the oldest parts of Lancaster is a refreshing addition to the city’s popular food and drink scene. Printroom Café & Bar, located in the historic Storey Building on Meeting House Lane, is quickly establishing itself as a popular casual eatery with a passion for local, independent and responsibly sourced produce. Enjoy brunch and wash it down with Atkinson’s Coffee or your choice of loose leaf tea.

Top pick for brunch: Smoked salmon and cream cheese on toast.


The Borough

Located in the centre of historic Lancaster, spread over three floors of a Georgian town house is The Borough. Serving a selection of brunch dishes to help you start your day right. And even better all breakfast prices include unlimited tea and filter coffee for you to enjoy.

Top pick for brunch: Traditional English Breakfast sharing board