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  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Cafe, next open Tue 5 Sep 2017 - Sat 5 Sep 2020, free entry

Circles, Lendal Bridge. York

Circles, Lendal Bridge. York

Relax and unwind in our lovely garden area


Circles is a quaint coffee shop, eatery and bar with a garden area located on Lendal Bridge commanding excellent views over the city of York and the River Ouse.

Speciality coffees and tea, cold drinks, wines, beers and spirits. Awesome milkshakes, homemade cakes, sandwiches and paninis, light bites, salads, baked potatoes and homemade soup.

Speciality: Daily specials, including homemade quiches, soups and scones with jam

Opening details

Season Dates Opening Hours
Tue 5 Sep 2017 - Sat 5 Sep 2020 Mon - Wed 08:00 to 16:00 | Thu - Fri 08:00 to 22:30 | Sat 09:00 to 22:30 | Sun 10:30 to 16:00
Mon - Weds - 08:00 - 16:00
Thurs & Fri - 08:00 - 22:30
Sat - 09:00 - 22:30
Sun - 10:30 - 16:00


Free entry



See location of Circles Cafe on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SE 600519  Lat: 53.96014 Long: -1.08684

We are located on Lendal Bridge between York railway station and the Minster.

Accessible by Public Transport: 0.1 miles from York Train Station station


Karl Norton

07814 962253


Barker Tower,
East Lodge,


  • Credit cards accepted (with charge)Credit cards accepted (with charge)
  • English Heritage PropertyEnglish Heritage Property
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted

TripAdvisor excellent award rating. We can cater for small and large groups alike with covers of 24 inside and a further 18 in the garden area.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • Route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesFlat (ie without steps)


  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to restaurant / cafe
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesMenus available in large print (14pt and over)
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesNut free
    • YesAdditive free
    • YesVegetarian
    • YesVegan
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesChildren's menu


  • YesEntrance is well lit


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