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Ponderosa Cafe


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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Cafe, Fast food, British, Diner, Welsh
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A brilliant little Café out in the middle of the hills, lovely scenery good food and great staff, ample parking

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank erylwilliams
Reviewed 1 week ago

Being local we visit here often, good clean all round cafe friendly staff good pricing, menu are good snack to hot food lovely views easy access for all ages young and old , gets busy but always plenty of room

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank FarAway34421415181
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We called here on Sunday 3rd Feb following a lovely drive through the Horseshoe Pass and we had a smashing cup of coffee and homemade cake, delicious. The place was packed, always a good sign and spotless and the staff helpful and friendly. Can’t wait...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank janerobwillow
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have to say, my boys and I love this place! Okay, it’s cheap and cheerful with absolutely no frills (seriously, none!) but the food is good, prices reasonable, staff mostly nice and the shop interesting. It’s also the best spot to ‘people watch’ as...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank MuchMeh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This cafe is extremely popular for all bikers who attend every week , it is a great place to visit also has a few shops inside. Coach parties do come along it is a lively place to go , can sit outside or inside and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank H1149CJjulief
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You need to call and speak to a real person to confirm the place is open, to avoid a wasted journey. It is not open every day, even if the road is free of snow. Don’t go by the strapline on the website or the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Annie P
Reviewed 5 January 2019 via mobile

Been coming here years - can't fault it. It's so popular as the location is amazing, the food is spot on & Simon (owner) & his team are just fantastic. Even when it's completely heaving with customers, the service is quick & there's always somewhere...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Fozzie69
Reviewed 21 December 2018

Thank you all for your unfailing great service and friendliness to us during our many visits, making the Ponderosa a very firm favourite of ours. David & Carole

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank David C
Reviewed 5 December 2018

Wonderful secenic drive to get there and amazing views when you arrive. Very popular with walkers and bikers. Lovely little gift shop attached with lovely friendly staff

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Corinne B
Reviewed 23 November 2018 via mobile

Well after seeing Xmas dinner advertised in FB we just had to try it . Checked online they take cards so decided the following morning to get up and set off from derby. Calling first for a walk along the viaduct we built up an...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank 780jjb
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22 November 2018|
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Response from Pcbasil | Reviewed this property |
Outside , yes!
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24 April 2018|
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Response from Jeremy C |
Cant seem to put link on here go to google .bikerpics. co. Uk
8 January 2015|
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Response from guycc1 | Reviewed this property |
its a great place,i loved it and will certainly go again this year with my bike group
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