Cafes : Cycling Friendly

As recommended by our members…please keep us up to date and recommend more great cafes…..


Auckland – Birkenhead –  Hum Cafe – on roundabout at MokoiaRd / Birkenhead Ave/ Hinemoa St intersection

Auckland – Mission Bay/ Tamaki Drive  – Mecca  –  In the stone house on the reserve – especially popular around 10am on Saturdays.

Auckland – Newmarket –  Teed St Larder Cafe

Auckland – Riverhead – Blossum’s Espresso Cafe – Cnr Highway 16 and Highway 28 Kumeu – Ph 412 6071  Open Tues – Sunday 9am – 4pm …Best cake selection and home baking in Auckland …if you have just done a hundy k’s and cycled in from Helensville, this is the oasis for some blood sugars …pavlova that vapourises in your mouth and goes straight into your blood stream !!!!!

Auckland – Swanson – Swanson Station Cafe  – The Railway Station 760 Swanson Rd – Phone 833 9999 Open Mon – Sun 7am – 5pm – It has a huge covered wooden deck (the size of the main platform) to sit out on and recover –  or shelter from the weather if it is one of those cold and wet Waitakere morning rides !….good big coffees and good food.
Also check out ….
Swanson : Redwoods Cafe  704A Swanson Rd, Swanson, Waitakere City, 09-833 5288 .
Forewarned they can cope with 15 or more for coffee.  Send any overflow up to the Swanson Station cafe

Auckland – Takapuna – Sierra – 154 Hurstmere Rd, ( Main Rd through to Milford, just beside Portofino’s and below the Bruce Mason Centre.)  The manager ‘Ace’ is a cool fun dude ( Japanese I think ) – he is pro cyclists and will really look after you……order a take out flat white…’ll get some Jaffas on the lid…..hits the spot after a ride. !! 

( Much more detail and separate pages to follow as the list grows)

To recommend a favourite cafe where you hang out during a ride maybe or where cyclists congregate and are welcome, please send the name of the cafe and it’s address to …  [email protected]

We will load their details here for others to check out and at some point we may contact them to invite them to participate in promotion activities for RCA from time to time ( or they can contact us as well !!!! ) .