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Arkelshoek Farm, Jonkershoek Road | Jonkershoek, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
+27 21 883 3985
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Sun 07:00 - 16:00
Mon 07:00 - 17:30
Wed - Sat 07:00 - 17:30
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

The mountain biking here is not so good it's a big climb for not to much trail really. The trails are blown out and very loose in the corners it's like riding on marbles. The mechanic was at first very short with us and took sometime to warm up. The bike were fantastic. There is no sizing tho and adjusting... More 

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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69 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Food and coffee world-class. Great place to stop after a bike ride with mates and share the atmosphere. Always as challenge not to eat too much after a long ride as you think you deserve more - cakes and muffins the biggest challenge !

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Thank StravaStell
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 January 2017

We come to Ride In a lot as 1) it's close to our house 2) close to Jonkershoek Nature Reserve 3) my husband loves mountain biking and 4) the children love the playground and 5) I love the coffee and the scrambled egg and bacon bagel! Kids run riot in the lower level of the terraced garden (and don't disturb... More 

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Thank Lucie O
Somerset West, South Africa
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79 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016

After a hike in the Jonkershoek Nature Reserve, we pulled in at the Ride In Café. It is very unassuming from the road, but it is a very nice informal café surrounded by beautiful gardens where one can relax on the lawn and there is also plenty of space for kids to roam. We had the banting and regular beef... More 

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Thank AK7130
Durbanvil
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Stop by at "Ride in" after cycling at the nearby Jonkershoek Nature Reserve. Relaxing atmosphere. Safe parking for car with bicycle. Good coffee and light lunch. Inside and outside seating available. Wil stop by again.

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Thank Riana-22
Stellenbosch, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Take your family on a bike ride there - there is a bike/walk path all the way from the bottom of Jonkershoek Road to there. And reward them with any of the various options to eat or drink. Or walk/run there with your dogs (on a lead of course). Anyone welcome. Heaters inside for colder days and in summer you... More 

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Thank MarleenSny
Cape Town, South Africa
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64 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2016

Bike friendly (and not only) place on the road going to Jonkershoek Nature Reserve near Stellenbosch. You can drink some soft drinks (healthy options of softdrinks as well), local beer and wine. Meals are typically South African (burgers, bacons, etc.), not many vegetarian options, I haven't found anything vegan. It would be great if they could have some healthy smoothies... More 

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Thank Eryk932
Stellenbosch
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2015

We visit Ride In quite regularly: it is set in a beautiful indigenous garden with Stellenbosch mountain as a backdrop, there is a play area for the kids, friendly owners and staff. The meals and healthy treats are always served in creative ways and never disappoint.

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Thank MarikevdW
Cape Town, South Africa
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2015 via mobile

We have been to Ride-in so many times! And will keep going back. It is a bike friendly place, and they'll wash your bike if it's dirty. The food is amazing, service great and their coffee (from Häzz) is some of the best in the Cape.

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Thank Andrew_and_Joey
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2015

We stopped here on our way home from cycling in Jonkershoek for lunch. What a beautiful scenery and cute little place. We grabbed their famour tomato and chorizo sandwich an a beef burger which was exceptionally good. Great flavors and good portion sizes. Service is self-help and you can sit in- or outside and enjoy the beautiful views. Good place... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 16:00
Monday
07:00 - 17:30
Wednesday
07:00 - 17:30
Thursday
07:00 - 17:30
Friday
07:00 - 17:30
Saturday
07:00 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Arkelshoek Farm, Jonkershoek Road | Jonkershoek, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Stellenbosch
  • Phone Number: +27 21 883 3985

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?