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cherryB
27-03-2008, 10:52 PM
Dont know if this has ever been done on here, but thought it would be a good idea to have recommendations (or not) of good/bad biker cafes.

Recommended: Wellesbourne airfield - good quality english brekkie for £4.50
Bridgenorth Bikers Cafe at Quatt, Staffs.
Ma Larkin's on the Fosse Way, Chipping Norton

Avoid: Olives on A417 Cirencester Road - very expensive for cheap and
nasty pile of poo. £6.95 for a brekkie :eek:

Avoid: Route 46 Cafe on A46 Evesham to Cheltenham Road. Cold place,
foods awful and very expensive. And the woman who runs it is as
cold as the cafe and does'nt like bikers.

hermann
27-03-2008, 11:30 PM
Recommended
Squires at Newton Le Willows. Legend. Used to be at Sherburn.
Riverside at Otley. Popular with bikers and cyclists. Cheap, 40p a cup of tea,
Settle Down Cafe in Settle, fantastic breakfasts with proper bacon

knuckle
28-03-2008, 12:24 AM
VERY GOOD:

Super Sausage Transport Cafe & Truckstop
Located on A5 between Towcester & Stony Stratford

http://www.transportcafe.co.uk/supersausage.html

Yambabe
28-03-2008, 12:24 AM
Reccommend the Raven at Prees Heath (on the A41/A49), full english or a roast dinner from the carvery both £5.00, bike-friendly (they even have free visor cleaner by the door) and a nice ride to get there too. :)

Grav
28-03-2008, 12:41 AM
I second Yambabes' recommendation.

booie2
28-03-2008, 03:29 AM
The Red Shoot in Linwood, New Forest,
Beautiful setting, and great ride if weather is pleasant, good food, and tea and coffee available, altho it is a pub.
Fulls of Bikes most days.
http://www.beerintheevening.com/pubs/s/24/2406/Red_Shoot_Inn/Linwood

But you can't lose in the New Forest, beautiful scenery, and cafes in almost every village.

PAUL
28-03-2008, 07:41 AM
The beautiful ‘Ponderosa Cafe Complex’ on the Horseshoe Pass near Llangollen is this year celebrating 20 years as a family run business and is one of the most popular resorts to visit in North Wales and North Western UK. At 1,400 ft above sea level it offers some of the most stunning views in the area and breathtaking walks that make you feel on top of the world!

We have a superb restaurant and cafeteria with a recently extended Conservatory Area offering fast service and great value. There is also a licensed Dining Area that can be used for Coach Parties and Functions (Lunches & High Teas) and a Gift Shop that is a veritable ‘Aladdin’s Cave’ packed full of gifts for all the family.

You can expect all the usual services associated with a venue of this calibre including extensive car parking areas, toilets and disabled facilities. Everyone is welcome including families, parties and coaches parties (Booking is advised for coach parties).

The Ponderosa Cafe Complex is also a famous meeting place for Motorcycle enthusiasts. With fantastic roads to ride, you can expect to see all types of bikers here from new young riders to born again bikers, Cruisers, Tourers, Customs, Trailies, Sports, brand new and vintage.
BSA, Triumph, AJS, Vincent etc. If it has two wheels, you’ll probably see it here especially in the summertime. There are also many other attractions just a few miles away in Llangollen, home of the famous International Eisteddfod. Come and visit us soon and be sure of a warm welcome.

mickturate
28-03-2008, 08:04 AM
and the layby caff at Ypes on bridport (darset) bypass

suprisingly: the National Trust gaff (A3) at the Devils Punchbowl in hampshire-tho' it can get full of posh totty complaining about 'the price of nannys these days'

strangemagick
28-03-2008, 08:19 AM
For those of us that are in Lincs or if you are coming over these guys are starting up a cafe for bikers and petrol heads.I've been down to see them and they are all really sincere bikers.Their pland are to have the biggest biker site in Europe.
http://www.romancafe.co.uk/
They have just started on the groundworks and hope to be open for the summer.Camping and an offroad dirtbike track plus rallies and events.

kitkatman
28-03-2008, 08:23 AM
VERY GOOD:

Super Sausage Transport Cafe & Truckstop
Located on A5 between Towcester & Stony Stratford

http://www.transportcafe.co.uk/supersausage.html
secound that, also the other super sausage cafes in northampton are good

forget what's its calle but the café by milton keynes bowl on the shenley road is very good as well

bikergreg
28-03-2008, 11:15 AM
VERY GOOD:

Super Sausage Transport Cafe & Truckstop
Located on A5 between Towcester & Stony Stratford

http://www.transportcafe.co.uk/supersausage.html

also try Jack's Cafe on the A5 just passed the A43 round-a-bout near Towcester, food is great at a good price, everyone welcome, my Mini club go there before we go to the shows :D

kitkatman
28-03-2008, 11:37 AM
also try Jack's Cafe on the A5 just passed the A43 round-a-bout near Towcester, food is great at a good price, everyone welcome, my Mini club go there before we go to the shows :D
forgot about that place and we deliver beer there as well :eek: :D

Borg
28-03-2008, 12:04 PM
The road side cafe between Brecon and Bwlch A40

cherryB
28-03-2008, 01:23 PM
The road side cafe between Brecon and Bwlch A40


Wot you mean we cant call at your place for a fry up and a cuppa :eek:

Borg
28-03-2008, 03:52 PM
You can, but I don't live near there :)

pagan_flame
28-03-2008, 11:34 PM
The Silver Ball, on the A10 south of Royston (about 5 miles out, on the right as you come over the hill when going towards London.)

Proper Transport Cafe! :cool:

http://www.transportcafe.co.uk/silver_ball_transport_cafe_reed.html

ninjagal600
29-03-2008, 11:11 AM
Reccommend the Raven at Prees Heath (on the A41/A49), full english or a roast dinner from the carvery both £5.00, bike-friendly (they even have free visor cleaner by the door) and a nice ride to get there too. :)


Sunday 6th april big breakfasts at lynns raven cafe...think its classic bike thing too...but it might be streetfighters....anyway its a meet

droid
29-03-2008, 11:23 AM
'Greasy Lil's', truck stop on the A5 neat the M6 jctn at Cannock.
Grindleford Station caff in the Peak District. Home of monster chip butties and the grumpiest caff owner in Christendom.
5 Ways Cafe in Buxton, just past the set of lights on the A515.
Madison's Bar on the A6 going into Matlock from the Darley Dale end.

Dougie
29-03-2008, 12:32 PM
I know a few damn good caffs,but they're 12000 miles away....... :rolleyes:
Know heehaw in this country.
But,although it's a pub not a caff,the Blind Beggar here in Embra does good grub and is most definitely biker friendly. :D

Nik
29-03-2008, 01:35 PM
The Silver Ball, on the A10 south of Royston (about 5 miles out, on the right as you come over the hill when going towards London.)

Proper Transport Cafe! :cool:

http://www.transportcafe.co.uk/silver_ball_transport_cafe_reed.html

I got the ****s off one o' their bacon sarnies last time I went. :(

Nik
29-03-2008, 01:38 PM
There's a good one on the High Street in Lakenheath - Cafe summat or other (should know really, my mum runs it ... :o ). Excellent bacon sarnies. :)

And the other old favourite is Red Lodge Caff in Red Lodge just off the A11. :cool:

Urban Terrorist
29-03-2008, 03:22 PM
There was a good one just past Highpoint prson in tattershall, although after just getting out of nick, and foods good!!!!:D

Nik
29-03-2008, 03:24 PM
There was a good one just past Highpoint prson in tattershall, although after just getting out of nick, and foods good!!!!:D

Stradishall cafe, yep, it is good. :)