Yarra Valley cyclist friendly eatieries

Yarra Valley cyclist friendly eatieries

Postby Mezzo90-cyclist » Wed Dec 18, 2013 10:44 am

Hi all,

Thinking of a good long ride to yarra valley during next week while I'm on holidays.

Anyone know of a good little cafe`/ eatery that is lycra friendly up that way?
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Re: Yarra Valley cyclist friendly eatieries

Postby flex5150 » Wed Dec 18, 2013 8:25 pm

chocolate dragonfly at the start of the 1/20.

the french cafe at the end of the shops in sassafrass ..can remember the name.
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Re: Yarra Valley cyclist friendly eatieries

Postby clackers » Thu Dec 19, 2013 12:15 pm

You'll be welcomed at just about any place from Lilydale to Healesville ...and I reckon many of the wineries, too!
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Re: Yarra Valley cyclist friendly eatieries

Postby kb » Thu Dec 19, 2013 1:31 pm

What areas are we ranging over? I don't have many regulars north but the Warburton Pantry is good and the Emerald General Food Store has great food and excellent coffee.
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Re: Yarra Valley cyclist friendly eatieries

Postby Mezzo90-cyclist » Thu Dec 19, 2013 2:41 pm

Cheers guys!

I'm looking at getting some extra climbs into the legs before the alpine classic, so I'll be going through the dandenongs then towards maroondah hwy most likely.

Should be a good ride, about 130km round trip from my place; just want a nice coffee and Danish for the rerun trip !!
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Re: Yarra Valley cyclist friendly eatieries

Postby marty_one » Fri Dec 20, 2013 12:48 pm

I would be interested to see your route. im just starting to learn my way around the dandy's myself.
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Re: Yarra Valley cyclist friendly eatieries

Postby misterhorsey » Fri Dec 20, 2013 1:23 pm

flex5150 wrote:chocolate dragonfly at the start of the 1/20.

the french cafe at the end of the shops in sassafrass ..can remember the name.


Cafe-de-Beaumarchais

http://www.urbanspoon.com/r/71/1586830/ ... -Sassafras

Haven't always found them the friendliest, maybe its dripping sweat and wearing lycra that turns them off (i dunno!), but they do great coffee, magnificent baguette and to not harm any other patrons I always try and sit outside.
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Postby il padrone » Fri Dec 20, 2013 10:48 pm

Fortnum's in Sassafras. Cog's in Warburton. The bakery in the old service station at Warburton is also great for good tucker. Probably a bit out of the route you're riding but the Cooks Corner Cafe in the old general store is really nice.
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Re: Yarra Valley cyclist friendly eatieries

Postby flex5150 » Sat Dec 21, 2013 8:29 am

misterhorsey wrote:
flex5150 wrote:chocolate dragonfly at the start of the 1/20.

the french cafe at the end of the shops in sassafrass ..can remember the name.


Cafe-de-Beaumarchais

http://www.urbanspoon.com/r/71/1586830/ ... -Sassafras

Haven't always found them the friendliest, maybe its dripping sweat and wearing lycra that turns them off (i dunno!), but they do great coffee, magnificent baguette and to not harm any other patrons I always try and sit outside.



Thats the one. We go there whilst at work sometimes usually arrive before they are officically open. Never a problem sitting inside waiting for the machine to heat up.
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