Calling all Lancaster students and brunch lovers! Sweet or savoury, we have you covered with a roundup of the best brunch spots in Lancaster for you guys to go check out. Whether you are celebrating a long week of lectures finally coming to an end or curing that Sunday hangover. Lancaster may be small but if it’s stacks of pancakes or a full English that you are looking for, then you won’t be short on choice! So read on for the best places to brunch for Lancaster students!

Journey Social

With an ever-changing menu and an award-winning kitchen team, if you are looking for mouth-watering food and freshly brewed coffee then hop skip and jump over to Journey Social. Located in the heart of Lancaster town centre, just down New Street you can find this oasis of calm; packed with homegrown plants and open every day of the week, this is the perfect spot for you and your housemates to treat yourselves. A little on the pricey side, but well worth it for any occasion and why not mix things up and turn your brunch boozy with a mimosa or two?! For any Lancaster students with a sweet tooth out there, make sure to order the French toast, you won’t be disappointed!

Gallico Lounge

Described as a home away from home and situated on Market Street, Gallico is the place to go for Lancaster students looking for eggcellent eggs and bacon fried to perfection. Gallico is conveniently located for Lancaster University students, only a 10 minute drive from campus. So what makes Gallico one of the best places to brunch in Lancaster you ask? Brunch is served all day! So, no matter the time you awaken from your Sunday slumber, you can still cure your hangover with a flavoursome full English.


In the heart of Lancaster sits a small independently owned café, with fresh local ingredients blended together with mochas and lattes, if you are seeking time away from study then head over to Brew. A coffee shop sure to give you the caffeine kick you need for your week ahead full of coursework and revision. The brunch menu changes regularly to match the seasons, so whether you are after a hearty warming stack of pancakes in Autumn or a light breaky rich with avocadoes in spring, Brew is the spot for you!

Cafe Dolce

Sit down and relax in the velvet green leafy interior and fuel yourself with a breakfast skillet full of your choice of poached or scrambled eggs paired with scrumptious sausages, tasteful tomatoes and heavenly hash browns. This is a fab location for students in Lancaster to enjoy good food and to catch up with your mates away from that hectic uni schedule.

Sir Richard Owen… AKA SPOONS

We couldn’t write an article on brunch without mentioning Lancaster’s beloved Spoons. Maybe not the most instagrammable brunch location, but Spoons wins on being student budget friendly and the best cure to your Sugar hangover. This is the go-to for a greasy fry up and a catch up on all the drama from the night before.

So now you have the top 5 places to brunch for Lancaster students, the question is which will you be eating at next Sunday?

This blog was written by Kayleigh Bates, at Lancaster University.

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