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Ride In Cafe

Jonkershoek Road | Arkelshoek Farm, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
+27 21 883 3985
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average18%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
“Great Place”
3 weeks ago
“Great Coffee and Bike rental”
Closed Now
Cafe, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly
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Jonkershoek Road | Arkelshoek Farm, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday

Ride In is a very unique and special coffee shop in Stellenbosch. Lovely gardens with great views of the mountains. the food is delicious whether you order a sweet treat or their burgers. Thier vegetarian burger is delicious. Relaxed setting, friendly staff and great food...More

Thank hazelnut641
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We rented MTBs twice in week. Good quality and great service finished off with a nice stay in the Ride In Coffee Shop. Thanks and see you again at our next visit!

Thank Hannes786
Ride-In, Manager at Ride In Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for coming, we're glad you enjoyed your MTB experience with us and your time in our cafe!

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...More

1  Thank Luke W
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 !

Thank StravaStell
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...More

Thank Lucie O
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...More

Thank AK7130
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.

Thank Riana-22
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...More

Thank MarleenSny
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...More

Thank Eryk932
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...More

Thank MarikevdW
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 2 - US$ 7
Brunch, Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Takeout, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jonkershoek Road | Arkelshoek Farm, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Stellenbosch
  • Phone Number: +27 21 883 3985
Offering a rustic alternative to fancy wine farm dining, Ride In Cafe strives to consistently deliver delicious, freshly made, home-style breakfasts and lunches, as well as mouth-watering pastries and cakes to satisfy the sweetest tooth! The cafe is also a great spot to sample locally-brewed craft beers and boutique wine after a hard day in the saddle (or an easy day on the sidelines!) Come enjoy some coffee or a meal in on our patio, lawn, in our lounge or our children's playground! Ride In also offers a 4-bedroom guesthouse, bike hire and mechanic services, showers and bike wash.
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