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Circles Cafe and Gin Bar


East Lodge, York, YO1 7DP

Tel: 07814 962253

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 174 reviews174 reviews
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About us

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.

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.

Opening Times

Mon: ‎09‎:30 - ‎16‎:‎00 (1 Apr 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)
Monday - Thursday09:30 - 16:30
Friday09:30 - 22:30
Saturday09:00 - 22:30
Sunday10:00 - 16:00
Bank Holiday09:00 - 16:30

* Mon - Thurs - 09:30 - 16:00
Fri - 09:30 - 22:30
Sat - 09:00 - 22:30
Sun - 10:00 - 16:00

Special Offers


Site Features

  • English Heritage Property
  • Regional Tourist Board Member
  • Welcome Host

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (with charge)

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups

Property Facilities

  • Dogs accepted


  • Children welcome


  • On-site light refreshments
  • Specialities - Daily specials, including homemade quiches, soups and scones with jam


  • Disabled access


  • Other AwardsSelf-assessed Accessibility Information Self-assessed Accessibility Information 2018

Road Directions

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

Accessible by Public Transport: York Train Station station is 0.1 miles away.

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  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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