Small but perfectly formed, Cafe No. 8 is a Gillygate bistro serving carefully crafted dishes made with locally sourced ingredients. One of the best places to eat in York. Open from 12 on a weekday, they now open early for breakfast on a Saturday and Sunday morning.

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No. 8 Bistro Menu

Breakfast

Café No.8 Full English Breakfast 8.95
eggs, dry-cured bacon, sausage, field mushroom, bubble & squeak,
slow-roast tomatoes, black pudding, toast 

Vegetarian Breakfast 6.95
grilled flat field mushrooms, slow-roast tomatoes, scrambled or poached eggs, vintage cheddar pesto on toast

Bacon and eggs on toast 6.50
poached, scrambled, or fried

Café No. 8 Special Egg 7.95
with crispy bacon, bubble and squeak, slow-roast tomatoes, Hollandaise sauce

Baked Eggs 8.50
with chorizo, tomato ragu and fresh herbs, toast

Breakfast Sandwiches 5.95
choose from dry-cured bacon, sausage, mushroom, black pudding, egg or combination of 2

French Toast 6.95
with crispy bacon

Toast 2.00
with home-made compôte and butter

Cinnamon Toast 2.00

Lunch

Starters

Creamy chicken liver pâté with chutney, toasts and salad 5.95 (as a main 8.95)

Soup of the day and warm bread 5.95

Pressed beetroot and horseradish cream terrine 5.95

Fried Halloumi with Moroccan orange and shaved fennel salad 6.50

Mains and Salads

Meatloaf Burger with vintage cheddar, tomato and basil chutney, mustard mayo,
chunky rosemary salted chips 12.00

Risotto of spring vegetables and fresh herbs with baked goat’s cheese 11.00

Slow-cooked Pork belly, creamed potato, cider sauce 12.00

Beer-battered Hake, smoked red pepper sauce, samphire and chunky chips 12.00

Caesar salad with hot-smoked chicken, crispy bacon and croutons 12.00

Niçoise salad with hot-smoked salmon, black olives, green beans, soft-boiled egg, capers 12.00

Fried Halloumi with Moroccan orange, shaved fennel and red onion salad 11.00

Side orders (each) rosemary salted chips, boiled new potatoes with herb butter, seasonal vegetables 2.95

Puddings

Warm chocolate brownie with crème fraîche 5.50

Sticky toffee pudding with Butterscotch custard 5.50

Rhubarb & custard meringue with almond brittle (Café No.8 signature pudding) 5.50

Passion fruit crème brûlée 5.50

Evening

Starters

Soup of the day with warm bread 5.95

Hot-smoked salmon on beetroot, horseradish and cream cheese terrine with aged balsamic and toasts 7.95

Creamy chicken liver pâté with chutney and toasts 6.50

Risotto of spring vegetables and fresh herbs with flame-grilled goat’s cheese 6.50 (also available as main 12.00)

Fried Halloumi with Moroccan orange and shaved fennel salad 7.00 (also available as main with red onion salad 13.00)

Steamed pork buns (char siu bao) with spicy peanut dressing 6.95

Mains

Pressed Yorkshire lamb shoulder with twice baked goats cheese potato soufflé, mint & thyme gravy 17.50

Slow-cooked Pork belly with crispy kale, mashed potato, caramelised apple and cider sauce 15.50

Spiced paneer cheese & vegetable samosa, crispy saag aloo cake, coconut curry sauce 13.00

Chargrilled rump pave steak with pommes anna, slow roast tomatoes and marrow bone gravy and a choice of Café No.8 butter – Yorkshire blue cheese and lemon or Roast garlic and herb 18.50

Fried Hake with saffron potatoes, samphire and smoked red pepper coulis 16.50

Pan-roast duck breast with confit leg hash, seasonal greens and juniper sauce 18.50

Side orders (each) rosemary salted chips, boiled new potatoes with herb butter, seasonal vegetables 2.95

Puddings

Chocolate delice, blood orange sorbet, fennel seed brittle 7.50

Rhubarb & custard meringue with almond brittle and stem ginger ice cream 6.95

Passion fruit crème brûlée 5.50

Sticky toffee pudding with Butterscotch custard 5.50

Selection of cheeses with quince jelly, crackers and grapes 6.95

This page was last updated April 2017