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The best places to get brunch in Hull & East Yorkshire

The immense, nationwide popularity of brunch is threatening to up-end the traditional breakfast, lunch, and tea (or dinner) model, with many new eateries catering specifically for those in need of a late-morning meal. Things are no different in Hull & East Yorkshire, where a number of impressive establishments specialise in all things brunch.

Be it avocado and eggs or coffee and a pastry, brunch is a mainstay of the British culinary consciousness! With this in mind, here are some of the very best places to get brunch in Hull & East Yorkshire.

Ponto Lounge

2-4 King Edward St, Hull HU1 3SS

Located in the vibrant heart of Hull city centre, Ponto Lounge offers a delightful and inclusive dining experience for all. Boasting a prime spot just across from City Hall in Queen Victoria Square, this eatery brings together a delightful mix of comfort and taste, with its charming deco cruise liner-inspired interior and its vast array of gluten-free, vegan, and child-friendly options.

They’ve got a great selection of brunch options and are open every day from 9am to 11pm.

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53 Whitefriargate, Hull HU1 2HP

Nestled in the heart of Whitefriargate, the recently opened Calla is a well-placed, novel, and well-timed addition to the city’s culinary scene. A blend of an eatery, cocktail bar, and coffee shop, Calla offers patrons a fantastic experience that sets a new benchmark for Whitefriargate’s food scene.

The menu is packed with a ton of brunch options, from modest to massive toasties and sandwiches, to pasties and loaded hot dogs!

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Sleepers Bar & Kitchen

47-49 Newland Ave, Hull HU5 3BG

With locations in both Hull and Beverley, Sleepers are well known for their food events and deals, including their supper club and their bottomless brunch!

The bottomless brunch menu can be found on their website and is very extensive, with a selection spanning from classic full English breakfasts to Korean pork belly rice bowls, spicy bean wraps, and more.

With both indoor and outdoor dining areas, and a relaxed and quaint atmosphere throughout, it’s a great place for both quick brunches or a full 90 minutes of bottomless brunch action.

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Colonial Chambers, 32 Princes Dock St, Hull HU1 2JX

After recently celebrating 20 years of operating in the heart of Hull, it’s clear McCoy’s is one of the city’s favourites. In addition to possessing a stunning three-floor traditional interior and a waterside terrace, McCoy’s boasts a delicious and varied menu that covers multiple culinary areas, including plenty of brunch staples, and hand-roasted artisan coffee.

The dishes featured on their menu include burgers, pies, and platters, and for those seeking something simpler, McCoy’s also offers a variety of cold and hot sandwiches.

With a warm atmosphere and delicious food, it’s a top option for any brunch break!

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Barista Hull

141 Newland Ave, Hull HU5 2ER

This vibrant and friendly eatery can be found on Newland Avenue, one of Hull’s most active social hubs, and is quickly becoming one of the local area’s most well-renowned establishments, famed for its friendly staff, atmosphere of relaxation, and delicious brunch.

Barista benefits immeasurably from a delicious and varied menu (including a whole host of unmissable specials), serving up everything from granola and eggs to sandwiches and French toast, ensuring that, no matter your culinary inclinations on the day, Barista can accommodate you with ease!

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Thieving Harry’s

73 Humber St, Hull HU1 1UD

Humber Street is an area rife with outstanding establishments, of which Thieving Harry’s is certainly one. Commanding views of Hull’s historic Marina, and a few minutes walk from the city’s Old Town, Thieving Harry’s is situated amongst the cultural heart of Hull, making it an atmospheric place to come to eat, drink, and socialise.

Thieving Harry’s specialises in a number of dishes and beverages, however, their brunch-based dishes arguably prove to be the most popular with locals, something which can be attested to by the long queues of eager customers trailing outside of the establishment virtually every weekend morning. Some of the eatery’s standout brunch dishes are as follows: Smoked Applewood & Pastrami (in a pretzel roll), Tofu B.L.T. (vegan), Ponzo Pulled Chicken Sarnie, and their delicious outstanding full English breakfast. For taste and affordability in equal measure, Thieving Harry’s is the perfect place to come.

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Nibble @ The Dock, Queen St, Hull HU1 1UU

A mere stone’s throw away from Thieving Harry’s is another equally popular establishment, Nibble. Like Thieving Harry’s, Nibble is one of Humber Street’s culinary cornerstones, an expansive and well-renowned eatery whose varied menu and lively atmosphere make it one of the most revered establishments in the local area.

Nibble’s brunch is rapidly becoming the stuff of legend in the local area, and owing to the establishment’s extensive menu (including specials), every customer is sure to find something to their liking. Some of their standout dishes include, but are not limited to: Eggs benedict, zatar eggs, brunch special (slow roasted pulled pork, romesco sauce, charred tender stem broccoli, fried eggs, chilli oil, toasted bagel), salmon benny, and a myriad of delicious sweet treats, subject to change.

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The Old Lamp Room

Station Rd, Station, Cottingham HU16 4LL

Cottingham train station’s once derelict ticket building has been converted into a stunning, quintessentially English café and brunch house by the name of The Old Lamp Room. With its cosy interior and friendly staff, The Old Lamp Room exudes comfort and hospitality in the extreme, making it the perfect place to come for brunch with family and friends.

In addition to its friendly staff and air of comfort, The Old Lamp Room also serves up a number of delicious dishes, sure to tantalise any customer lucky enough to pay the establishment a visit. Some of The Old Lamp Room’s finest brunch dishes are as follows: Eggs benedict with buttered asparagus, stuffed croissants, and a whole host of delicious sweet treats!

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