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Yellow Bicycle Cafe

30A Salisbury Street, Blandford Forum DT11 7AR, England
+44 1258 480356
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Overview
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good10%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (60 reviews)
“flatbread” (44 reviews)
“pancakes” (23 reviews)
Closed
08:30 - 17:00 Hours
CUISINES
Cafe, British, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
30A Salisbury Street, Blandford Forum DT11 7AR, England
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1 - 10 of 244 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not the best place in Blandford to go for brunch! We found the staff quite abrupt and blunt. The gentleman behind the counter was great and polite, checked our food was ok etc etc. However, food we found was over priced and not that great....More

Thank Tara-Marie C
Steve B, Owner at Yellow Bicycle Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to review the café. I'm really sorry you didn't enjoy your visit as most seem to, however it's difficult for me to comment on specifics as you don't give much information, eg. what you had to eat. Our dishes...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Myself and my partner came here for breakfast on the off chance that there would be room for us as every time I’ve tried it, they’ve been jam packed (now I know why!). Luckily, there was room for us and when I went to order,...More

Thank Fin L
Steve B, Owner at Yellow Bicycle Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much! It was a pleasure to see you and it's great that you enjoyed your breakfast so much. We are really lucky to have such amazing yoghurt made just up the road! Thank you once again for taking the time to post...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

wide and varied menu in a pleasant setting run by a nice family. plenty of parking nearby. whether it be breakfast, brunch or afternoon tea, you will not be disappointed.

Thank Essexboy51
Steve B, Owner at Yellow Bicycle Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you! So pleased you enjoyed the café and it's really kind of you to take the time to post such a lovely review. We love being called 'unique'! Thank you again and hope to see you again very soon. Steve and the Yellow Bicyclists.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have heard so much about YBC & wanted to visit before but I almost always have a pushchair with me & there really isn't room in the cafe for pushchairs. Finally got the opportunity to pop in for lunch with a friend & we both...More

Thank Liz S
Steve B, Owner at Yellow Bicycle Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much Liz. Really pleased you finally managed to visit us and obviously we're delighted that you enjoyed yourself so much! Apologies if you didn't feel you got our usual warm and bubbly service all through your visit, but I think we were...More

Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Google led us here as the only cafe still open late one Saturday evening on route from coast to home. Great welcome, massive pot of tea, scrummy toasted and home made cheese bread with loads of butter (got the recipe) and Bowie playing in the...More

Thank Mike B
Steve B, Owner at Yellow Bicycle Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to post such a lovely review. It was great that you found us and even better that you enjoyed your visit so much (I'm sure Bowie helped!). We look forward to seeing you again soon with an...More

Reviewed 10 June 2018

Stopped on route in blandford on way to Sherborne. P,easing little cafe with friendly chef/owner. Good for breakfast and snacks. Didn’t look at lunch menu. Spoilt by tables which hadn’t been cleared or cleaned. Sat for a while to wait for two drinks and a...More

Thank Christine029
Steve B, Owner at Yellow Bicycle Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review the café. It's good to hear that you enjoyed your coffees and cake. Apologies that service wasn't as you would have liked, however as you said, we were very busy. With two large drink orders in front...More

Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

I come here any chance I can get - it's my mission to have everything on the menu. Today I think I had the best pancakes of my life! Which is saying something. Food always lovely, coffee always very good, always feel welcome and everything...More

Thank Sara D
Steve B, Owner at Yellow Bicycle Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Thank you so much Sara. It's brilliant that you enjoy the café so much and that's an amazing compliment for our pancakes! We always want our customers to feel relaxed in the café and take time out, so it's great to hear that we've obviously...More

Reviewed 28 May 2018

The menu is lovely, varied and uses local produce. The corn bread I had was delicious as was everything on my plate! The cafe has lovely friendly staff and a nice atmosphere. Prices are reasonable considering the standard of the food.More

Thank Karina N
Steve B, Owner at Yellow Bicycle Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

Thank you very much for such a kind review. It's so good to hear that you enjoyed your food and appreciate our use of as much local produce as possible. Thank you also for your lovely comment regarding my wonderful team. We hope you visit...More

Reviewed 26 May 2018

I had to spend the morning waiting for my wife who was having minor surgery nearby and this cafe was just the thing. They don't have wi-fi, they talk to you. The food [I had cake mostly] is home made & really good [for the...More

1  Thank TheCyclist42
Steve B, Owner at Yellow Bicycle Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

Thank you so much. It was lovely to have you in the café for the morning and great to chat. We're really glad you enjoyed your visit and hopefully you'll visit again soon. I wish you were right about the work /life balance though as...More

Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

I have been to this cafe on numerous occasions, as a couple and also with our children. Every time we have had delicious food cooked to order. It has got a great vibe in the cafe, although small it adds to its charm. I find...More

Thank becca425
Steve B, Owner at Yellow Bicycle Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

Thank you so so much. It's wonderful to know that you and your family enjoy the café so much and it's good to hear that you visit both as a couple and as a family. We look forward to seeing you again this week and...More

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LizzieMcManus
14 July 2018|
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Response from Steve B | Property representative |
Hi Lizzie. Yes we have plenty of vegan options. Steve
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aboonm
22 March 2018|
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Response from Steve B | Property representative |
Hi there. Sorry, just seen this. Apologies, but no we are not licensed. Steve
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$3 - US$8
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 17:00
Thursday
09:00 - 17:00
Friday
09:00 - 17:00
Saturday
08:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30A Salisbury Street, Blandford Forum DT11 7AR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Blandford Forum
  • Phone Number: +44 1258 480356
  • E-mail
Description
We make and bake as much as is humanly possible here in our open kitchen. Locally roasted coffees and locally blended teas. We are a little bit different without being too 'off the wall'! Come and try us. Steve.
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