Where's the best place to stop for coffee and cake when riding around Derbyshire? Here are some of our favourite - tried and tested, by cyclists! 

Manifold Tea Room at Ilam Hall - Ilam, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 2AZ

A cosy cafe set amongst spectacular views of Ilam Park - the ideal stop if you fancy a hilly ride out towards Ashbourne. Plenty to choose from hot and cold food & drinks - our favourite has to be the jacket potatoes - a fantastic option on a chilly day!

Check out our hilly route out to Ilam from VB here.


Manifold Tea Room at Ilam Hall

Hassop Station - Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE45 1NW

Situated on the edge of the peak district, Hassop Station is a hub for all things adventure into the hills of Derbyshire. A great option to park up at and ride some iconic climbs such as Mam Tor and Froggatt Edge making it one of the best cycling cafes in Derbyshire; you can even hire bikes if you wanted to take the family on a day out!

Here's a road cycling route we did starting and ending at Hassop Station, where we stopped for a cracking sausage and egg cob!

Hassop Station

World Peace Cafe - Ashe Hall, Ash Ln, Etwall, Derby DE65 6HT

A popular cafe stop when cycling around the winding lanes of South Derbyshire - the World Peace Cafe, also known as the Tara Buddhist Centre, serves incredible coffee and cake. A very wholesome atmosphere and friendly staff make this a fantastic cafe to stop at during a social ride.

Our ladies regularly visit the World Peace Cafe, here's one of their favourite routes from VB.

World Peace Café Derbyshire

TLC Bakery - 2 Main St, Hilton, Derby DE65 5FF

A MUST go if cakes, shakes and all things sweet are your thing! We can't get enough of this place and can be regularly seen riding home with an extra brownie stuffed in our pockets...

Coffee, cake and cycling go hand in hand - so get TLC on your list as a perfect cycling coffee stop!

Check out this route from VB.

 TLC Bakery

Coleman's Deli - The Square, Hathersage, Hope Valley, Derbyshire S32 1BB

This might well be our favourite...An absolute perfect cycling cafe stop located in the heart of the Peak District. Fantastic coffee and food offerings in a quaint square at the foot of some of the best climbs Derbyshire has to offer - what's not to love!

One of our favourite routes for a summers day.

Coleman's Deli

The Old Smithy - Chapel Hill, Beeley, DE4 2NR

A classic cycling cafe in the iconic village of Beeley, just outside Chatsworth. Roaring fires, delicious food and a beautiful setting - The Old Smithy is 100% one of the best destinations for cyclists in Derbyshire.

Try this route if you want to try some of the best climbs between Derby and Bakewell.

Old Smithy

The Cottage Kitchen - Ashbourne Road, Winkhill ST13 7PN

Ok, it may be borderline a Staffordshire cycling cafe but not far outside Ashbourne you can find The Cottage Kitchen - a great cycling stop to big groups due to its size and surrounded by some of the best cycling roads on offer.

We love this route.

The Cottage Kitchen

Marsh Green Farm Shop - Kelstedge, Chesterfield S45 0DX

Another hidden gem, located along the tops between Matlock and Chesterfield - the rural location makes for perfect cycling territory and a perfectly situated cafe stop. We really love the rustic vibes and fresh produce!

Marsh Green Farm Shop

Some of you may be aware, we are opening our very own cycling cafe!

We will be situated on the A6, in Milford between Belper and Duffield.

The site will include our shop, workshop and a cafe stop for cyclists. The location will be ideal for people looking for a destination to ride to or somewhere to stop when en route to the Peak District.

Keep up to date with our grand opening, and what to expect by following us on Instagram and Facebook.

Hope to see you soon,

Team VB

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