Sip-n-Cycle cafes

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Coffee, cafes, chai and of course cycling – this section and listing is dedicated to your enjoyable pleasures! 

Over the last decade we have witnessed cycling boom as Melbourne’s ‘new golf’ and as a petrol free way to get to work. Meanwhile hundreds of thousands of two wheeled devotees have taken to enjoying an espresso with their ride.

Cog Bike Cafe

telephone: 03 5966 2213

42 Station Rd

Mt Evelyn

Warburton, Victoria

Famous on the trail for their delicious freshly baked muffins, delicious lunches and fair trade organic coffee. A visit here is a a must do on the Warby end of the trail located about 50m shy of the old Warburton train station site.They also hire comfort bikes together with kid's trailer pods, and tag-a-longs. There is good parking nearby.

Cowderoy's Dairy

telephone: (03) 9537 2601

14 Cowderoy St

St Kilda West

Melbourne, Victoria

This very local café screams "we love kids" with its jars of muesli-studded biscuits, frog-in-the-pond jellies and a wall of ads calling for nannies and babysitters! With your Monte coffee you can enjoy their home-made baked beans on toast baked with ham hock, egg and bacon pie.

D'lish Fish

telephone: 03 9646 0660

105 Beach Street

Port Melbourne

Melbourne, Victoria

Launched some years back with great fanfare by 3AW’s Rex Hunt this take away which is opposite Station Pier is now under new ownership has etched a place in the Beacon Cove’s food scene for its very popular traditional ‘fish n chips’.

D.O.C Albert Park

telephone: 9690 7960

135 Victoria St

Albert Park, Victoria

Very trendy Italian style eatery with a contempory flair, its awarding winning crusty Artisan pizzas are a pure taste delight!

Don Vincenzo

telephone: (03) 9419 6204

301 Brunswick St


Melbourne, Victoria

At this iconic café, the staff combine that old-fashioned Italian experience of dressed waiters in white shirts and black pants with Brunswick Street's famous bohemian style. Sit by the coffee bar under two huge windows and delight in the endless stream of characters passing by as you throw back a truly great Monte espresso.

Duchess of Sportswood
87 Hudson Rd

Spotswood, Victoria

Melbourne food critics keep raving about its homely, un-abashed British style dishes and coffee, cooked by a team of passionate chefs and served by table staff who set out to ensure you have  truly great experience!

Fairfield Park Boathouse

telephone: 03 9486 1501

Fairfield Park Dr


Melbourne, Victoria

At this picturesque historic Yarra River landmark it is hard to decide whether to devour their renowned hot scones, jam n cream Devonshire Tea or tuck into a massive BBQ burger with their famous grilled potatoes.

Flying Cow

telephone: 03 5683 2338

9 Falls Road

Fish Creek

Fish Creek, Victoria

Enjoy alfresco under their grapevine or inside by the cosy fire. The 'Cow' as the local dairy farmers call it is renowned for its rich beef pies and scrummy vegetarian dishes.

Happy River Cafe

telephone: 9689 3244

45 Mooreland St

Footscray, Victoria

Set over looking the lower reaches of the Maribyrnong River this retro family cafe is part of the Footscray Arts precinct and serves a homely menu of tastey snacks, coffee, and light meals.


Healesville Harvest Cafe

telephone: 03 5962 4002

Healesville Hotel, 256 Maroondah Hwy


Healesville, Victoria

With just five items on their menu, these guys are ‘focused’ and does it show. Be prepared for magnificent thick cut French Toast, yummy bacon and eggs, so fresh that must have been laid that morning!

Hot Honey

telephone: 03 9696 1900

40 Armstrong St

Middle Park

Melbourne, Victoria

Vanilla French toast with fresh berries and organic honey, house-made cornbread with grilled bacon and a tomato and avocado salsa. Yum ! …these are just some of the delights at this sunny lake side café that prides itself on its memorable breakfasts and superb coffees.

Il Fornaio Bakery Café

telephone: 03 9534 2922

2 Acland St

St Kilda

Melbourne, Victoria

One of the hippest bakeries that’s famous for its organic, artisan produced, breads, cakes, and pastries and it serves some of the best espresso in St Kilda. You can feast on their pizzas, quiches and of course they open early to serve us cyclists breakfast and ‘to go’ food.

Inner Biscuit

telephone: 03 5422 1129

34 Piper st


Kyneton, Victoria

Artisan baker Mara Szoeke, formerly of Loafer Bread in Brunswick decided to make a ‘tree-change' so she opened this small, funky bakery-café that features a wonderful array of organic biscuits and European style baked pastries. For  lunch enjoy borscht – a Russian soup, followed by Sri Lankan spiced fruitcake – already a favourite with the locals.


telephone: 03 9827 0488

154 Alexandra Avenue

South Yarra

Melbourne, Victoria

Toorak’s nearest waterfront café overlooks Herron Island and is very popular with the locals for a breakfast of rye ham, cheese & tomato melts or Spanish oven baked eggs with Spanish goats cheese, chorizo sausage, napoli, basil & parmesan.

Koonwarra Fine Food & Wine Store

telephone: 03 5664 2285 ‎

South Gippsland Hwy


Koonwarra, Victoria

This is a regional Mecca for locals, visitors and rail trail riders for either breakfast, coffee and cake, a more substantial lunch, or for dinner a choice of delightful entrees, local seafood and other local top Gippsland produce.

Laurent Albert Park

telephone: 03 9690 4700

109 Dundas Place

Albert Park

Melbourne, Victoria

Over looking the Biltmore on leafy Dundas Place, this well known iconic alfresco café is famous for its inspiring French style pastries, cakes and classic winter soups, chunky beef pies and crusty baguettes with their huge variety of delicious salad fillings.

Laurent Balwyn

telephone: 03 9830 0188

300 Whitehorse Road


Melbourne, Victoria

A little piece of Paris right in the middle of Balwyn, it's possible to find some of the most unbelievable custard and jam doughnuts in Melbourne, together with a tempting display of fresh pastries. They also have an incredible range of sourdough and authentic European breads, but it's hard to go past their crusty batards.

Laurent Brighton

telephone: (03) 9592 8411

Shop 2 71-73 Church Street


Melbourne, Victoria

Choose from the delicious selection of freshly baked French pastries, cakes or baguettes
with a choice of tantalising fillings.

Laurent Camberwell

telephone: 03 9882 9611

600 Burke Rd


Melbourne, Victoria

Here’s a delightful reminder of chic Paris right in the heart of bustling Burke Road where on your way into work you can discover Melbourne’s best sourdough crunchy baguettes filled with fresh ham, cheese, and tomato on a bed of baby cos to be taken to work, and only if you are strong willed enjoyed for lunch!

Laurent CBD William

telephone: 03 9220 0130

181 William Street


Melbourne, Victoria

Situated in the heart of Melbourne, this stylish French cafe is perfect for a business lunch or get me going again afternoon coffee. A scrumptious range of filled baguettes, delectable cakes and savouries are on offer and they can even cater for your next business function.

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