Best Food Stops When Hiking or Cycling in Caledon
VILLA CALEDON INN – Owner run and operated, the Villa Caledon Inn is located in Caledon East, Ontario. From the James McCarty Pub for casual dinning, La Villa Dinning Room for more formal dinning to Private Party rooms including Mezzazine Room and the Outdoor Tent the owners Fernando and Daniel and their team never disappoint. The patio is the perfect place to enjoy warm summer nights listening to local bands and DJ Dave Puzzo from Dolce Entertainment. Located near a number of trails including the Caledon Trailway (Trans Canada Trail “The Great Trails”), The Bruce Trail and Glenn Haffy Conservation Area, Villa Caledon INN is a great place to stop and enjoy a cold local Caledon made draft after a hike.
THE CHURCH PUB – This unique restaurant in Palgrave, Caledon, was a church and in 2013 was restored and renovated. It serves the purpose to gather people together to socialize and enjoy great farm fresh foods made from scratch. The open kitchen and tasting bar create memorable dining experiences. In the summer you can enjoy a cold beverage on the newly built patio with family and friends enjoying music from local bands. The Church Pub is also a great stop when hiking or cycling on the Caledon Trailsway (Trans Canada Trail “The Great Trail”).
GOUMANDISSIMO CAFE -Alton is the home of Caledon’s pinnacle. The beautifully manicured trails take you from the Alton Mill Arts Center to the Millcroft INN and back again through the town. When hiking this area be sure to stop by at the Gourmandissimo Cafe located in the Alton Mill Arts Center for a cup of java or a delicious cookie. The Goumadissimo Store is located in Caledon East.
AIRPORT PIZZA – Located in Caledon, Ontario, Airport Pizza is definitely the best pizza in the GTA. Although the locals all know about it, customers make the drive from as far a Barrie and Collingwood to enjoy their homemade delicious pizza. Every pizza is made with a little love and flavourful local ingredients always leaving you wanting more. Owner run and operated for over 30 years, the Airport Pizza family is always there to put a special touch on your very own personalized pizza. The owners are very involved in the community by supporting local sports, groups and fundraiser. Minutes away from the Caledon Trailway (The Trans Canada Trail “The Great Trail”) it’s a great place to pick up a delicious slice.
THE TERRA COTTA INN – If you are looking for a special and unique dinning experience, the Terra Cotta INN located in Terra Cotta is the perfect place. You can enjoy casual dinning in the pub or a formal dinner in the dinning room. The grounds are perfect for photographs with the Credit River running through it. Terra Cotta is surrounded by hiking and biking trails including the Bruce Trail and the pub is the perfect place to enjoy a cold beverage after a hike.
GABE’S COUNTRY BAKE SHOPPE – Located in Caledon East, Ontario, Gabe’s Country Bake Shoppe is owned by a longtime Caledon resident. If you are looking for fresh baked goods and delicious meals this is the place for you. Gabe’s is also a great place to enjoy a great cup of coffee and dessert with friends. In the summer days it is packed with hikers and cyclists stopping for a brake after enjoying the Caledon Trailway (The Trans Canada Trail, “The Great Trail”)
CHEEKS BAR AND GRILL – Located in downtown Bolton Ontario, this restaurants is minutes from the Humber Valley Heritage Trail (HVHT) and is a great stop after hiking or cycling for a meal or a cold beverage. As soon as you walk in you are greeted by Bruno or one of the friendly servers with a smile. They always have great specials including Fish Tacos and .49 cent Wings. If you haven’t checked Cheeks Bar and Grill out you really must …. great staff and great food!