Breakfast and Brunch at Sanders Yard Bistro

During our many Whitby trips, we have walked passed Sanders Yard Bistro on Church Street. On our latest trip to the North Yorkshire coastal town,…


During our many Whitby trips, we have walked passed Sanders Yard Bistro on Church Street. On our latest trip to the North Yorkshire coastal town, we decided to visit Sanders Yard for breakfast.

The thing that attracted me to Sander’s Yard was it’s breakfast and brunch menu – it looked delicious and they even catered for vegans. I spent an hour or so on TripAdvisor before this trip to look at the top places to have breakfast in Whitby and many places in the Top 10 list either didn’t have a menu online I could look at, or didn’t have anything specifically for vegans.

During my post about the best places to have breakfast in York, I had this same problem. It’s just things like having avocado and eggs on toast, but no vegan version such as avocado and tomato or mushrooms. Not having vegan sausages even though lots of vegan sausages exist – stop using Quorn sausages for the vegetarian option that contains eggs.

Anyway, I could rant about this for days. But Sander’s Yard caters for vegans so I wanted to try it, even though it wasn’t named the top place to eat breakfast in Whitby.

A Quaint Setting for Breakfast

Walking up to Sanders Yard Bistro, you’ll be greeted by its charming white exterior, it has a rustic and welcoming vibe with fairy lights and outdoor seating. Step inside, and you’ll find a cosy and relaxed space adorned with exposed beams and wooden furniture. Large windows allow natural light to flood in. The bistro’s small outdoor seating area, nestled amidst lush greenery, offers a delightful spot for al fresco dining during the warmer months.

Sander’s Yard Menu

Sanders Yard Bistro prides itself on catering to all dietary preferences and requirements, ensuring that everyone can enjoy a delicious meal. From vegetarians to vegans and those with gluten intolerances, there’s something for everyone on the menu. Start your day off right with a delightful selection of breakfast options, ranging from classic favourites like a full English breakfast to healthier choices like porridge.

For those seeking a leisurely and indulgent brunch experience, Sanders Yard Bistro offers a bottomless brunch. Savour mouthwatering dishes such as salmon, sandwiches, and salads, all freshly prepared to perfection. The menu also features a variety of flavorful burgers, Whitby scampi with tartare sauce, and mushroom pate. If you prefer something lighter, choose from the bistro’s impressive selection of sandwiches, featuring a lot of different fillings of delicious fillings.

View the menu for yourself here.

Sander’s Yards Drinks

You’ve got to have a drink to go with your meal, right? Sanders Yard Bistro has a great drink menu that offers something for every taste and preference. Whether you’re in the mood for a refreshing milkshake, a crisp beer, a glass of wine, or a refreshing gin cocktail, you’ll find it here. The bistro also caters to non-alcoholic preferences with a wide selection of soft drinks and hot beverages.

Rave Reviews from Delighted Diners

Sanders Yard Bistro has gotten praise from both locals and visitors for its exceptional food, welcoming ambiance, and attentive service. Guests have commended the bistro for its warm and friendly staff, who go above and beyond to ensure a memorable dining experience. The bistro’s commitment to cleanliness and hygiene standards has also been highlighted by reviewers, with many noting the spotless condition of the premises.

Visitors have expressed their appreciation for the accommodating nature of Sanders Yard Bistro, catering to various dietary needs with a diverse range of options. Whether you’re a vegetarian, vegan, or have gluten intolerance, you can rest assured that you’ll find delicious and satisfying choices on the menu.

How to Find Sanders Yard Bistro

Sanders Yard Bistro is conveniently located at 95 Church Street in the heart of Whitby’s Old Town. Its central location makes it easily accessible for both locals and tourists.

Our Breakfast At Sanders Yard

Sander’s Yard opened for breakfast at 9:15 am, we go there at about 9:20 am and there were already a few people seated. It wasn’t long before all the seats were taken and people were eating on the al fresco dining area outside.

Tables were full all through our time there, so I recommend getting there first thing in the morning or booking a table if you want to eat there during the peak tourist season.

I ordered the vegan breakfast with a side of smashed avocado and a decaf tea. The vegan breakfast included: falafel, hash brown, mushrooms, tomato and baked beans with your choice of toast and preserves

My husband ordered breakfast bruschetta with spiced smashed avocado, black pudding and poached eggs and normal tea.

For the little one, we ordered beans on toast.

The food didn’t take too long to arrive. The service was good and the staff was lovely. We all enjoyed our food and the only gripe was with the brown sauce.

I don’t know what it is about the brown sauce in Whitby, but I had this issue at Monks Haven Cafe – they have these sachets of brown sauce and kitchen that are probably the worst I’ve ever tasted in my whole life. I’d rather buy HP sauce than eat that. It is not good!

Book Your Table at Sanders Yard Bistro Today

Whether you’re looking for a hearty breakfast to fuel your day or a leisurely brunch with friends, Sanders Yard Bistro is the perfect destination. With its warm and inviting ambience, diverse menu options, and attentive service, it promises a delightful dining experience in the heart of Whitby. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to indulge in fresh, delicious food in a charming setting – book your table at Sanders Yard Bistro today.

Looking for other places in Whitby to eat? Checkout:

Cosa Nostra Review
The Fisherman’s Wife Review
Abbey Wharf Review
White Horse and Griffin Review
Whitby Brewery Review

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