We have several cafés around the country. Our cafés have individual trading names such as Café Diem, Birches Valley Café, Grounds Café, Top Lodge Café

& Hicks Lodge Café

‘The best coffee on Cannock Chase’. Visit our café, walk, ride, play in the park, swing from the trees or Segway the trails……whatever you choose to do, you’ll be glad you came.

At Milton Country Park, near Cambridge. Walk around the lake, let the Kids play in the park, then visit our café for award winning ice cream, locally roasted coffee and delicious homemade cakes.

Grounds Café is located at Emberton Country Park, close to the village of Emberton and the market town of Olney, the park is ideally located between the counties of Bucks, Northants and Beds.

Just outside Ashby de la Zouch. Our café has all the favourites, you can hire a bike and enjoy the family friendly trails at your own pace. You simply have to decide whether to visit our café before or after your ride, or both!

Located at Fineshade Wood, near Stamford. Sit in the courtyard and enjoy homemade goodies and fantastic coffee whilst admiring the Red Kites soaring above you.

Our Values

At AE Catering we think responsibly for our business and everything we do. Although we are a very small independent business we take recycling and environmental issues very seriously.

Interesting facts about coffee


Adults drink coffee on a daily basis


Prefer their coffee black


Prefer their coffee with cream and sugar