June 21, 2024

Popular brunch races back to York hotel

Race enthusiasts can kick off their day with a victory by attending The Principal York’s – soon to be renamed The Milner York – renowned race day brunch. Available from 11am to 2pm on select dates throughout the 2024 racing season, it’s the perfect start to any race day.

The Refectory Restaurant, located next to York Railway Station, offers a traditional two-course brunch menu. This includes unlimited tea and coffee, freshly baked pastries such as croissants and pain au chocolat, and main courses like the Full English Breakfast, Smashed Avocado with Poached Eggs on Sourdough, and a satisfying Rump Steak with Chips to start the day off right.

Brunch options can be enhanced with the addition of beer, prosecco, or a sumptuous glass of Taittinger Brut Champagne for those wishing to kick off their race day with a touch of elegance.

Andy Barnsdale, the hotel’s General Manager, said: “As we saddle up for our exciting rebrand to The Milner York, we’re delighted to be bringing back our popular race day brunches at the hotel.  The York racing season bring a real buzz of excitement to the city, and we look forward to being a part of it by welcoming guests to indulge in some delicious brunch dishes before they set off for their day.”

Race day brunches will be served on the below dates from 11am-2pm costing £25 per person. For £30 per person guests can upgrade to Prosecco, or for the ultimate celebration, Champagne can be included for £36 per person.


June: 14-15

July: 12-13, 26-27

August: 21-24

September: 8

October: 11-12

For more information about the hotel and how to book visit the hotel website.