We took to social media yet again to find out your favourite biker friendly cafes from all over the UK. A huge thanks goes out the the members of Motorbike Ride and Meet up Club (MRMC) Facebook group. You’ve played a key part in developing this list.
Whether you are riding across the country or just around town, these biker friendly cafes and stops will come in handy as a pit stop on your road map.
Willingham Woods Bike Cafe, Market Rasen
Willingham Woods, Willingham Road (A631), Market Rasen, LN8 3RQ | www.willinghamwoods.com
Willingham Woods Bike Cafe in Market Rasen was voted in by Pete D. Despite the cafe itself being nothing out of the ordinary, the location attracts plenty of bikers on most Sundays.
Willingham Wood is simply a lay-by with food & loos. Making it an ideal pitstop to refuel yourself before continuing a leisurely ride or commute.
Squires Biker Cafe, Leeds
Newthorpe Lane, Newthorpe, Leeds LS25 5LX | www.squires-cafe.co.uk
Another voted in by Mr Pete D is Squires Biker Cafe in Leeds. The venue is “frequented by lots of people on varied machines”.
The cafe itself also hosts an array of events. From motorcycle shows, charity rides and even stunt shows in their car park. Head over to the Squires Biker Cafe Facebook page and see for yourself.
Seaways Cafe, Fridaythorpe
Fimber Road, Fridaythopre, Fridaythorpe, Driffield YO25 9RX | www.seawayscafe.co.uk
Neil P votes in Seaways Cafe in Fridaythorpe, Yorkshire. With a simple “Great roads to and from it and a decent cuppa while you’re there.”
The environmentally friendly cafe opened in 1974 and offers Glamping accommodation with access to The Wolds. To top it off the Seaways Cafe stock a variety of local honeys to take away with you.
Ryka’s Cafe, Dorking
Old London Rd, Dorking RH5 6BY | www.rykas.co.uk
Ryka’s Cafe in Dorking was voted in by Daniel B who claims “Great people. Nice roads and a lovely view at the top.” Ryka’s for Bikers cafe dates back further than 1980 and is run by bikers for bikers.
Situated in the scenic setting of Box Hill in Surrey, Ryka’s boast some of the best surrounds of all biker specific cafes in the UK.
Like other established biker cafes, Ryka’s also plays host to a number of events. Ranging from meets, charity rides and more.
Original Tea Hut, Epping Forest
Fairmead Road, High Beech, Essex, IG10 4HR | www.originalteahut.com
As recommended by Mr Sweeney, Original Tea Hut in Epping Forest has been serving bikers for over 80 years! Also known as “The Biker Hut”, Original Tea Hut is steeped in history and has more than just food and drink to offer.
With thousands of visitors every year a tale or two can be told by all who stop by for a break on their motorcycle ride. The cafe itself is amongst some incredible scenery with a “wonderful vibe”. Photo credits: Original Tea Hut website
Iron Horse Ranch House, Peterborough
2 High St, Market Deeping, Peterborough PE6 8EB | www.ironhorseranchhouse.co.uk
Chris Birch recommends the Iron Horse Ranch House in Deeping, Peterborough. Chris tells us there are “monthly organised bike nights during spring and summer, food on inside and out, live music and food also at other organised events, pretty cool place”
With a picture like the below on their website, the Iron Horse Ranch House definitely has a tempting vibe. And it’s only an hour ride from the Shocked Sockets headquarters in Norwich, Norfolk.