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The Perky Peacock Coffee Shop

North Street | Postern Tower, York YO1 6HU, England
+44 1904 689778
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cheese bread” (8 reviews)
“cakes” (46 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
North Street | Postern Tower, York YO1 6HU, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I had avocado toast for breakfast which completely changed the avocado game for me. It was mind blowing. The coffee was delicious and they played great music there.

Thank chars95
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really great place, friendly staff, loved the seats down by the river. Quiet spot to relax, bueatiful building.

Thank pedrojock
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this little cafe for lunch & I'm so glad we found it! It's such an adorable little place and we all really enjoyed our lunch! Will definitely be back to sample some of their cakes!

Thank Flynn M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stumbled upon this place as we stumbled into York. Tried the Hipster sammy which was good and a Flatwhite which was great, a vast improvement on London coffee! Returned the next day for coffee and cake.

Thank BarneyRe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely little space right by the river in york, usually head here when it's sunny to enjoy a cake and coffee outside at one of the tables. Really like all the food, lots of cakes and treats to choose from. If you can get a...More

Thank Cld888
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is in a lovely location right next to the river. They served excellent teas and coffees and the bacon sandwiches were amazing! The only thing that let it down was the service was a bit slow, and with us having a train to...More

Thank Alison T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This tiny little coffee shop near Lendall Bridge is easy to miss but worth a visit. The coffee is great and the selection of cakes are always worth trying too.

Thank MarkyD43
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Absolutely love the quirkiness of this place and im gutted its not my local coffee shop . My Mocha was a hug in a mug im just upset id had breakfast as the bagels looked amazing . Will definitely remember here when i next visit...More

Thank minxycookie
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Everything here seems to be good from the coffee to the tea to the breakfast offerings. It was a short walk from our hotel, and it quickly became our regular spot while on vacation. They even made an iced tea for this American tourist!

1  Thank louisianagal
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Stopped here for a cup of tea, ended up getting a raisin and cinnamon bagel as well. Both excellent. Friendly staff, and while it's not cheap, I think it's good value in comparison to most places in the centre of York.

Thank Alex L
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Questions & Answers
Alice G
15 April 2017|
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Response from Nicola P | Property representative |
Hi Alice, We don't reserve seats, we just run on a first come, first serve basis. If you arrive before 10.30am, there is usually a free table for 2 free. In terms of price range, toast is the cheapest breakfast item... More
charlotte d
14 November 2016|
Response from dickydoodaa | Reviewed this property |
you'd struggle to get 10 people in this very very small cafe as it is a turret on the end of a bridge, however as for the phone number sorry no idea other than contact York tourist information if it's not correct on the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: North Street | Postern Tower, York YO1 6HU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
  • Phone Number: +44 1904 689778
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Small speciality coffee shop serving some the UK's best coffee. Locally sourced food, homemade cakes from our bakery and all packed into an 800 year old tower under Lendal Bridge, York. Everything available to eat in or take out. There is also a new Perky Peacock by York st University on Gillygate, York.
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