Inside The Café

We will be delivering different events throughout the year from within the Café, including Celebrity evenings,‘Bike Fit’, fitness, bike master class and workshop sessions to name but a few.
Keep checking back to see dates for these events, listed below.

2017 Café Ventoux Presents

21st September

Doors Open 6pm | Event Begins 7.30pm | Food Served 6.30pm – 8pm

An evening with ‘World Record Cyclist’ Kajsa Tylen and Renowned Cycling Author Jeremy Whittle

We are thrilled to welcome both Kajsa Tylen, The World record Holder for distance covered on a bike in 12 months and renowned Cycling Author Jeremy Whittle. The evening will begin with Kajsa giving an account of the road to success during the 12 month journey. It will prove to be both interesting and inspirational.

Jeremy who is passionate about cycling, is cycling correspondent to the Times and author of the acclaimed book BAD BLOOD, the secret life of the Tour de France. Jeremy also collaborated on David Millar’s Autobiography Racing Through The Dark and recently wrote VENTOUX. Jeremy will give an in site to the pro cycling scene, the personalities and the many famous cycling faces he has interviewed.

Food: A bar & Hot food is available on the night, along with all the usual Cafe Ventoux Hot drinks and cakes.

Food Menu: | Pulled pork & Homemade Coleslaw | Veggie sausage Bun & Homemade Coleslaw | Hot Potatoe & Cornonation Chicken

All food is bookable in advance

Bar: The Bar is open from 6pm – 11pm

Tickets are available at £10.00 each    Tickets Available: Call 01162 598 063 – or call into the cafe



Previous Events at Café Ventoux




Queen of the Mountain – Female Specific Brand Launch

8th June @ 7pm

We are delighted to invite you to the exclusive launch of Queen of the Mountains at Cafe Ventoux.

The evening will showcase the new FEMALE PELOTON ZONE at Cafe Ventoux and it will be a night to celebrate the launch of the hottest women’s cycling brand at Cafe Ventoux, with bubbles and nibbles of course!

Founder of Queen of the Mountains and avid cyclist, Alicia Bamford will be giving a talk on the inspiration behind the brand. She’ll be talking through the collections, garments, events, rides and cycling holidays that will be available to Cafe Ventoux customers in 2017/18.

You will be able to try on the exclusive new range on the night and get the latest insights into the collection and apparel features.  We very much look forward to seeing you at the event!

To obtain your FREE ticket for this launch event, just sign up and download your ticket here: FREE LAUNCH EVENT ENTRY TICKET

For more information on Queen of the Mountains visit:



7th December An Evening with Chris Boardman : £10.00 Ticket from Cafe Ventoux (7pm arrive for 7.30pm start)

Come and meet one of the most influential men in cycling and founder of Boardmanbikes.

Come and enjoy an evening with Chris at Cafe Ventoux, this promises to be an evening never to forget. Here about the world cycling scene, The industry, what it takes to be a winner on the bike and how/why Boardmanbikes started, the real story and where is the brand going, all in all this promises to be a great evening.

Strictly limited places so call into the cafe or order over the telephone Tel: 0116 2598 063

Christmas Shopping Evening 8th December

(5pm  –  9pm)

Come and enjoy a glass of Presecco on arrival with Cafe Ventoux mince pies. With so many great brands, its the ideal place for that special present. The Cafe and Bar is open until 9pm, so pop in and take a look – there will be a number of special promotions in store on the night.

  • Boardman Bikes
  • Salomon Ski Wear (in store promotion on the night)
  • Velobici clothing
  • Enve Wheels
  • Blizz Eyewear
  • Mavic Helmets (in store promotion on the night)  
  • Assos shorts (40% off on the night)
  • Sidi Shoes
  • Le Col cycle wear
  • Selle Italia saddles
  • Fizik saddles (in store promotion on the night) 
  • Deda Bars & Stems
  • Hopkinson of England vintage cycle leather water bottle holders
  • Speedplay pedals
  • Topeak tools
  • No Quarter cycle detailing gift packs
  • Morgan Blue bike care gift packs
  • Torq gift pack
  • Cafe Ventoux gift vouchers

27th November An Evening with 14 times Gold medal Paralympian Dame Sarah Storey  : £10.00 Ticket from Cafe Ventoux (7pm start)

Fancy a ride out with Dame Sarah at 2pm in the afternoon before the evening event, then just email us and you can be one of the lucky few:

Come and enjoy an evening with Dame Sarah Storey at Cafe Ventoux, this promises to be a great evening and one which will both inspire you and give you an in site into pro racing at the elite level. Sarah Will be joined by two of her Podium Ambition team mates in Grace Garner and we will surprise you with the other? keep checking back!

Strictly limited places so call into the cafe or order over the telephone Tel: 0116 2598 063

Chris Boardman Launches the Boardman BIkes Test Centre @ Cafe Ventoux Saturday 12th November

Come and join us for the Boardman Bikes Test Centre Launch with Chris Boardman on Saturday 12th November. Chris will be with us from 12 noon until 4pm, so come and meet him and find out all about the Boardman Test Centre within the all new Cafe Ventoux Experience Centre. Chris and the Boardman team will be here to talk to and answer questions.


27th June 2016

‘Podium Ambition’ Launch Base camp @ Cafe Ventoux


Come along to the Podium Ambition launch. Meet 11 times Para Olympian Dame Sarah Storey and members of the professional UCI cycling team.

Listed to tails of the Womens tour and the Olympics, along with the inside track on the personalities.

Meet the team from Boardman, who will be showing casing the bikes used by the team.

This promises to be a great evening.



  1. Monday 27th  June 2016
  2. Cafe and Bar opens at 6.00pm
  3. Free to attend event
  4. Bar closes at 10pm
  5. Tickets are available by calling the cafe on 0116 2598 063, or by calling in to the cafe/emailing



We are proud to present:

‘An Evening with sports journalist and ITV 4 Tour De France presenter Ned Boulting’

Saturday 10th October 2015 – 7.30pm – 10pm

Tickets are strictly limited to 100 people, so be quick to book 

The Event:

Ned will be at Cafe Ventoux to present an insight into the Pro Tour, The Tour De France, the presenters, the riders and the personalities both on and off camera. With Ned’s ‘behind the scenes’ look into the cycle world, this evening is sure to be highly entertaining, humorous,informative and enlightening.

* Meet at 7.30pm

* Finish at 10pm

* The Bar will be open for the full duration of the event

* Food will also be available

* Tickets cost £15.00 each

If you would like tickets, please pick them up from the cafe anytime or telephone: 01162 598 063 (Tuesday – Sunday 10am – 5pm).

Payment can be made via credit card in person or over the telephone, or cash on ticket collection from the cafe.

Opening Times

  • Monday: (closed, other than Spring/Summer Bank Holidays see below)
  • Tuesday: 10am – 5.00pm (For Wattbike studio see booking page)
  • Wednesday: 10am – 5.00pm (For Wattbike studio see booking page)
  • Thursday: 10am – 5.00pm (For Wattbike studio see booking page)
  • Friday: 10am – 5.00pm
  • Saturday: 08:45am – 5.00pm
  • Sunday: 08:45am – 5.00pm
  • (Spring & Summer Bank Holiday Mondays & Fridays – we will Open 10am – 4pm)
  • (Tuesdays following a Spring/Summer Bank Holiday we will close to give the team a day off)
    Additional Opening times will be applied for evening events held within Cafe Ventoux. Notices of events will be posted on Facebook/Twitter and the website home/’Events’ page.

Find Us

Route 64 – National Cycle Way
Tugby Orchards
Wood Lane
0116 259 8063