Cafes and tea rooms

With a busy day of exploring ahead, taking a welcome break for some refreshments and a much needed rest is all part of the fun. Whether you’re looking to kick-start your day with a coffee or you’re stopping for a slice of homemade cake after a long walk, there are plenty of places in West Sussex to relax and recharge. From traditional tearooms in quaint villages to vibrant beachside hangouts, West Sussex boasts an outstanding array of cafes and tearooms for you to choose from.

Cafes and tea rooms in West Sussex icon
The perch looking out over lancing beach

Perch on Lancing Beach

Perch on Lancing Beach is a casual restaurant / cafe serving...
Afternoon tea at Leonardslee

Afternoon tea at Leonardslee

Set within the drawing room of the two-storey Italianate sty...
Pink chocolate hearts with marble effect from Noble and Stace

Noble and Stace Chocolatiers

Noble and Stace create small batches of chocolates by hand u...
The inside of Tom's Food

Tom’s Food

Open for brunch and lunch, Tom’s Food is a combination of ...
The outside of Amberly Village Tea Room

Amberley Village Tea Room

We offer a range of loose leaf teas and locally roasted coff...
Internal view of Christina's tea room and gift shop

Christina’s tea room and gift shop

Christina’s afternoon tea room and gift shop serves a trad...
The outside of The Boat House Cafe

The Boat House Cafe

Stunning harbour views, excellent service and the highest qu...

Bubble Works

Bubble Works is a premium, local and independent bubble tea ...
The Hiker's Rest, coffee stop for cyclists

The Hiker’s Rest

The Hiker's Rest is situated at Saddlescombe Farm, and has q...
Smiling staff member from Edge by the Sea independent coffee shop infront of green and yellow beach huts in Littlehampton, Sussex

Edge by the Sea

Edge by the Sea is an independent coffee shop and takeaway o...
Fitzcane's cafe outside

Fitzcane’s

Fitzcane's is a lively and welcoming café situated opposite...
Scones at Steyning Tea Rooms

Steyning Tea Rooms

Award winning Traditional tea rooms in the heart of Steyning...
Relish Cafe in Henfield's front inside desk

Relish

Situated on Henfield high street, Relish is a stone’s thro...
The outside of NRG cavern

NRG Cavern

Owners Mark and Alan saw how healthy nutritious food could h...
Fresh soup and bread on an outdoor table at the Sea Lane Cafe

Sea Lane Cafe

Located on the Goring-By-Sea beach front, Sea Lane Cafe offe...
Baked Worthing slice of cake

Baked Worthing

What could be better than a cake café? Answer – Baked! Lo...

Take a break

If you’re looking for a traditional afternoon tea, historic Amberley Castle and secluded Ockenden Manor Hotel and Spa provide a perfect place to sit back and enjoy. Or, if you want to feel the sand beneath your toes while you enjoy a scone or two, visit the award-winning East Beach Café in Littlehampton. Many of our cafes specialise in home grown local produce to give you an authentic taste of West Sussex.

Cappuccino cake displayed in shop
Tea room in West Sussex

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