‘We’ve got proper chips’

Ben outside the new café at The Bike Sanctuary
Ben outside the new café at The Bike Sanctuary

Britain’s newest biking café cooks up a treat.



● Tues-Sat, 9am-4pm (9pm on bike nights) Sunday 10am-3pm

● Unit 2, The Old Woodyard, Milton Keynes, MK19 7DE

Did someone say a brand-new biker café? Yep, because that’s what’s kicking off at The Bike Sanctuary in Milton Keynes. Brainchild of owner Ben Grayson, the venue started out as a small dealer of used motorcycles during Covid, and the café is the latest addition to the operation.

“I’ve always had the idea that I wanted to do the café,” says Ben. “Whenever you go out on a bike, you’re always looking for somewhere to go and it always culminates in eating or coffee!”

Prior to the café’s launch, Ben had brought in local food vans to serve their 500-strong bike nights (usually the third Friday of the month) but quickly realised it wasn’t enough.

New cafe at The Bike Sanctuary BIKE M-EATS kitchen
The kitchen will serve all sorts of goodies including an all-day brekky

“The queues were huge,” he says. “Initially, I was looking at having a van on Saturday or Sunday but clearly there’s a demand.”

After the soft launch at the end of February, the café has a large following, and after its official launch party last Saturday, Ben expects it to get busier and busier.

“We’ve got all-day Full English breakfasts, and every combination of sausages and bacon you can think of! We also have a deli where you can build your own wraps.”

Also on the menu is your standard burger van bites including burgers and hot dogs, and even scampi and chips with ‘proper chip shop chips’, and Ben has ensured that the coffee is up to scratch.

New cafe at The Bike Sanctuary BIKE M-EATS inside
There’s seating inside, and will be plenty outside during the summer
The Bike Sanctuary Cafe outside
Park, eat, and browse. What else do you need?
workshop waiting room
Proper reading material in the workshop waiting room….
Independent bike dealership
The café is the latest addition to the independent bike dealership who sell second-hand motorcycles and brand new BSAs, Royal Enfields, Zeros, Benellis and CFMotos.


North on Wooton Rd then left on Wooldale Rd. Left onto the B526. At Horton, turn left onto Brafield Rd, past Northampton International Shaleway, to Lower End then right to Cogenhoe. Join Whiston Rd, then Easton Way.

Right onto the A509 to Olney.

Turn right onto Aspreys then Weston Road. Right onto B526.

loop to the Sanctuary map

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