19 Places You Should Eat When Hungover In York

So you went out, bought too many shots and now you’ve woken up convinced that you’re dying. You’re probably not, but just in case you are, you’re going to want your last meal to be at one of these places. Whether you just need coffee, are craving pancakes or want a massive meal – there are lots of options here that may just cure your hangover from hell.

1. Spring Espresso. 

Boasting an all-day breakfast that includes pancake stacks, paninis, platters and ‘proper porridge’ – Spring Espresso may be exactly what you need on a hangover. Because, let’s face it, you probably won’t be awake at breakfast time.

Game changing porridge #breakfast

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2. Caffe Dell Opera 3. 

Caffe Dell Opera 3 is a family-run business serving authentic Italian food. It’s less breakfast food, more antipasti and pizza.

Amazing antipasti at Caffe Dell Opera #york

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3. Bison Coffee House & Vintage Store. 

This little coffee house is perfect if you’re looking to debrief your friends on your night out over coffee, cakes and bagels. They’re based on Heslington Road, so you don’t have to drag yourself all the way to the centre of town.

4. Bettys Cafe and Tea Rooms. 

Getting brunch or afternoon tea at Bettys is pretty much a rite of passage for every York student. You might want to plan your hungover Bettys craving in advance to avoid queuing though.

afternoon tea @ Betty's ❤️ #bettys #afternoontea

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5. The Fossgate Social. 

This café bar has a lovely courtyard area if you want to eat outside and combat your hangover with some much-needed fresh air. It’s the sort of place you go to when you’re feeling like listening to some music with a coffee and a sandwich.

all of the yes #food

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6. Mannion & Co. 

Mannion promises a European feel and serves as a bistro café, delicatessen and bakery. Plenty of options for if you want a full-on meal or just a pastry to curb your sugar cravings.

How does one eat healthily and save money when living in York, a city full of delicious places to brunch?

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7. Shambles Kitchen. 

Shambles Kitchen is all about serving you healthy food, fast. They are known for their pulled pork and for their range of smoothies.

8. House of the Trembling Madness. 

Eating at Trembling Madness is as much about experiencing the location as it is about the food, it’s definitely worth checking out. Split one of the sharing platters with some friends and talk about your night out.

Housemate gorging>housemate bonding

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9. Cafe Concerto. 

Cafe Concerto offers rustic food served in a homely atmosphere. They have an extensive restaurant menu – but if you’re looking for a full cooked breakfast, eggs or french toast you’ll want to drag yourself there before they stop serving at 11:30am.

Afternoon tea

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10. Goji Vegetarian Cafe and Restaurant. 

Being vegetarian or vegan doesn’t mean you can’t indulge in a big hungover brunch. Goji serve waffles, veggie burgers and a great range of coffees. You’ll be amazed by what these people can do with tofu. Trust.

11. Bagel Nash. 

No prizes for guessing that this is the place for you if your hungover tummy is demanding bagels. Choose from a big range of sweet and savoury bagels and toppings, depending on how you’re feeling.

Most delicious bagel lunch ♡ @aliceantoineg @_saffyxo @alicetonks #MuchYum #NewFoundLove

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12. Filmore & Union. 

They have locations in York on Petergate and at the train station for if you want something healthy on the go. They specialise in fresh, unprocessed food. Grab a juice or a smoothie with your meal and pray to the vitamin gods that your hangover passes.

My first official brunch earlier feat turmeric latte with almond milk and honey. #gettheglow #middleclassasfuck

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13. Perky Peacock. 

Perky Peacock have a selection of brunch options from porridge to poached eggs – plus a variety of platters if you’re looking for something more substantial. They have locations on both Lendal and Gillygate.

Coffee date ft. a peacock ☕️ #essayenergy #coffeeart #VSCOcam

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14. Charles XII.

This is the closest pub to the Uni – perfect for if you live on campus and can’t bear to cook in your hungover state. It’s classic, cheap pub food with big portions and a cosy atmosphere.


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15. Hungry Artist Art & Coffee House. 

This place is great for a hot drink and a snack, but they also do morning specials like croissants and pain au chocolat. Feed your hungover soul with a cup of tea and an array of original artworks.

Whilst in York #afternoontea #creamtea #scone #fabtea #york #England #UK #🇬🇧

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16. Khao San Road. 

Promising a little piece of Thailand in the heart of York, Khao San Road is a relaxed restaurant kind of vibe. Think soups, curries, noodles and rice – a proper, revitalising meal.

17. Brew & Brownie. 

Brew & Brownie is the classic choice if you’re looking for brunch in York. They have a range of sandwiches and pastries, but realistically it’s all about the massive stacks of pancakes on the menu.

The best pancakes ever #brewandbrownie

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18. Fiesta Latina. 

Fiesta Latina has great burgers and Mexican food and they REALLY do not hold back on portion sizes. Students get 50% off on Tuesdays and Sundays between 4pm and 6pm.

Went out for some lovely Mexican food with the YSC peeps 😇

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19. Lucia Wine Bar & Grill. 

You probably know Lucias for its cocktails, but they also have a massive food menu with…pretty much everything on it: sharing plates, pasta, pizza, steaks, sandwiches etc. Guess you may as well get a cocktail while you’re there too…

YÃS steak and cocktails😏

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