Many of the great things in life start with a 'C'!
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.
telephone: (03) 9682 5566
At this iconic Lakeside setting, you can nibble on one of their share plates whilst you sip one of the many great T2 Teas as a veritable zoo of people stroll, run, cycle or sail past.
South Yarra, Victoria
Set in Como House's historic courtyeard stable, this picturesque cafe serves coffees, breakfasts and lunch in 'dapper' style!
telephone: (03) 9671 3855
With plenty of alfresco seating to take in Federation Square’s diverse and sometimes challenging architecture, Time Out serve a variety of authentic tapas and mouth watering pizza.
telephone: 03 9009 5462
Master Sydney roaster Toby Smith established Toby’s Estate in 1998 and has opened a number of cafés that stand for all things coffee, tea and chocolate. His new Melbourne warehouse style cafe serves a menu of culinary delights including freshly toasted focaccias which are ideal for brunch.
telephone: 03 9816 9458
Located next to the trail and part of David and Megan Cripps famous garden centre, this café’s muffins have become a local institution and its regulars swear their staff and iced coffee are simply the best in town!
telephone: 03 5750 1311
At the end of the new 5m Bright-Wandiligong trail is a unique must see National Trust listed heritage valley. Here you and the family can have hours of fun in the amazing hedge maze and rustic rose garden. Shoot a few holes of mini golf, then relax with one of Lyn Bullen's famous chunky beef pies in her welcoming licensed cafe.
telephone: 03 5964 4650
Wandin Yallock, Victoria
Just a short 15 minute pedal off the Trail past Rustic Charm cafe and up Quale Rd, this simply delightful colourful farm will fill and delight your senses. Fields of beautiful lavender stretch as far as the eye can see and provide a memorable ‘Kodak' moment. The Mander's family's popular café not only bakes mouth watering Devonshire scones with jam and cream, but has a wide range of lavender products (including fresh pots) which make excellent gifts.