Food and Drink
Food and drink opportunities available along the route
North Beach Fish and Chips
North Marine Promenade, Bridlington
07783 502701 Website
For delicious fish and chips, in a beach-side setting, find us down the slope opposite the Expanse Hotel.
The Balloon Tree Farm Shop and Cafe
Stamford Bridge Road, Gate Helmsley
Multi-award winning high quality food retailer situated in the Vale of York on the A166 between Gate Helmsley and Stamford Bridge. The farmshop and cafe are open 7 days a week. Enjoy the home cooked seasonal menu in the newly extended light and spacious cafe or relax in the landscaped cafe garden.
4 Market Place, Pocklington
01759 302548 Website
Fimber Road, Fridaythorpe. Driffield
Popular with bikers, walkers and cyclists, provides light meals, sandwiches and home-made cakes. Fridaythorpe is the highest village on the Wolds. Cycle here via Thixendale or Fimber to avoid the busy A166.
Stone Trough Inn
Kirkham Priory, York. YO60 7JS
Beautifully located, on the Yorkshire Wolds cycle route, the Stone Trough is a good place to stop whether you're looking for a soup and sandwich, coffee, something stronger or, a three-course meal. Plenty of space to lock bikes and in summer, sit outside and enjoy unbeatable views of the Howardian Hills, Kirkham Priory and the river Derwent.
Thixendale Village Hall
Thixendale. (Sunday only)
Run by volunteers, Thixendale village hall is open Sundays from 11am - 4pm for light refreshments Well worth a visit if you're in the area.
Aunt Sal’s Pantry
Hall Farm, Burton Fleming. Hunmanby. YO25 3PT
01262 470519 Website
Located on one of the 'Big Skies Bike Rides' Aunt Sal's Pantry is a farm shop and cafe popular with local cyclists. Well worth planning your journey to include a pitstop here.
Yorkshire Wolds Gallery
Staxton, YO12 4TF
01944 710527 Website
Yorkshire Wolds Gallery exhibiting paintings, sculpture and pottery from well-known local artists. The coffee shop is open five days a week Wednesday to Sunday 10am to 4pm. We serve a range of homemade cakes with delicious coffees teas and tasty light lunches. We aim to buy all our produce locally.
Hunmanby Gap Cafe
Overlooking the beach and on the Yorkshire Wolds cycle route extension, this small, traditional cafe is well worth a visit for the superb location.
Headland Family Restaurant and Cafe Bar
Flamborough Head. YO15 1AR
Friendly eating place in superb location with outside seating and indoor conservatory serving an extensive menu for all the family. Plenty of space for bicycles and car parking.
All Saints Church, Church Hill, Hunmanby. YO14 OJU
Well worth a visit to this church cafe, run mainly by volunteers serving light meals, cakes and scones, fine coffee, tea and juices. Open Monday to Saturday 10:00 to 3:00. Walkers and cyclists are more than welcome.
Butterwick Farm Shop
Open 7 days a week but closes 3pm at weekends. Extensive range of fresh, organic and locally sourced produce for sale including cakes and sandwiches. Cafe type seating area with wood burning stove and reasonable tea/coffee/refreshment machine.
North Marine Drive, Bridlington. YO15 2LS
01262 675347 Website
The Marine Bar is superbly located on the seafront on the north side of Bridlington. It boasts superb views, outdoor seating, award-winning real ales and good food.
Railway Station Cafe
01377 232015 Website
Independent cafe and caterer serving gourmet coffee, ice cream, home-made cakes and sandwiches. Outside seating with nice view across the canal head. Popular with local cyclists.
Bean There Cafe
110 Quay Road, Bridlington. YO16 4JB
01262 674592 Website
CAMRA award-winning rela ale pub with micro-brewery.
Manor Farm Shop
Beverley Road, Cranswick, Driffield. YO25 9PQ
Fresh Food Deli and Coffee Shop
7 Market Place, Pocklington. YO42 2AS
Awarding winning deli and coffee shop serving highly recommended, delicious eat-in or takeaway sandwiches. Some pavement and upstairs seating.
World Peace Cafe
Kilnwick Percy Hall, Pocklington. YO42 1UK
Drop in to Pocklington’s World Peace Café and try delicious vegetarian snacks and yummy cakes. Snuggle up inside next to the wood burning stove with a cappuccino or hot chocolate, dog walkers are welcome in our lovely heated log cabin, or sit outside on the terrace with a smoothie and enjoy the beautiful scenery. We have free wifi.
Main Street, Millington, Pocklington. YO42 1TX
01759 305220 Website
Traditional, licensed tea-room serves delicious home-cooked food, prepared to order. With outside seating in summer and cosy fires in winter, this is a popular stop for cyclists and walkers throughout the year. Check website for opening times.
RSPB Bempton Cliffs
Cliff Lane, Bempton, YO15 1JD
Bempton cliffs is one of England's top wildlife attractions and is home to over 200,000 nesting seabirds from Apr-Oct including puffins. Visitor Centre, shop and refreshments open 9.30 - 4pm Mar - Oct. Entry free - vehicle parking charges apply.