Top cafés for cyclists in the Cotswolds
PUBLISHED: 17:27 10 June 2020 | UPDATED: 17:27 10 June 2020
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Keep that rubber on the road with a motivational refuel at one of these top cycling cafés in the Cotswolds
• Veloton, Tetbury
Caffeine and cycling go hand-in-hand at this cosy café and bike shop where the motto is very much ‘coffee makes the wheels go round’. There are lots of tasty homemade cakes on offer and top-notch Americanos made by staff with a passion for all things bike related. It’s the perfect pitstop for the two-wheeled enthusiast.
• Morris & Brown Café, Broadway
With lots of comfortable seating and a roaring log fire, Morris & Brown is a relaxing place to saddle down with a hazelnut hot chocolate or mouth-watering gourmet panini. Take an hour to refuel and enjoy the breath-taking views from the tower that you have worked so hard to reach.
• Café de la Post, Chadlington
This café is renowned with cyclists across the Cotswolds for its quick yet friendly service, chilled water ready to go in the fridge and plenty of nearby space to park bikes. Unwind for an hour in the beautiful village of Chadlington with a delicious breakfast or afternoon tea.
Are you looking for some extra motivation to keep pushing those pedals? Then park up at Chedworth Farm Shop’s café for local and freshly made food. From build-your-own breakfasts to cheese toasties and jacket potatoes, there is something to suit all budgets and tastes. Sit down, warm up and spend an hour grazing with a complimentary newspaper.
• Abbey Tea Rooms, Tewkesbury
While cycling through Tewkesbury, take a trip down memory lane with a stop at this quintessential tea shop found opposite the Abbey. Every inch of the room is covered in memorabilia so there’s plenty to get you talking while you refill on scones with cream and jam and a pot of hot tea.
• Cacao Bean, Moreton-in-Marsh
From the minute you dismount your bicycle and walk through the doors of Continental style pastry shop and café, Cacao Bean you’ll receive a very warm welcome from experienced owner Silke Bruening and her staff. They are willing to go the extra mile for customers in need of hot coffee and something sweet, so take your pick from a menu full of hand-made chocolates and truffles, and delicious cocoa pastries.
• The Revolution Café, Moreton-in-Marsh
Welcoming walkers, ramblers, cyclists and their bikes and dogs too, The Revolution Café in the Cotswold Cycles shop in Moreton-in-Marsh is a friendly place to refuel with something healthy during your summertime adventures. Baguettes, paninis and open sandwiches packed with tasty fillings are available to eat in or take away.
A bucolic setting for cyclists to dismount for a break, Sherborne Village Shop & Tea Room is surrounded by countryside which can be enjoyed sat outside with a cream tea or sandwiches. After refuelling, venture off with the rolling countryside in all directions.
• Lavender Bakehouse & Coffee Shop, Stroud
Stop off at the red brick Lavender Bakehouse & Coffee Shop if you are whizzing through Stroud. With a pleasant outdoor seating area - and cake stands piled with inviting confectionery - this cafe is a popular spot for cyclists. The team make fresh food, covering breakfast, brunch, lunch and afternoon tea, with ingredients sourced from small, local suppliers.