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.

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Inside tables at the Ami Bistro

Ami Bistro

A relaxed and welcoming café by day and warm informal bistr...
Stooks Cafe menu

Stooks Cafe

Stooks Cafe is located in a gorgeous barn conversion in Hors...
Outside of Coast Cafe des Artistes

Coast Cafe des Artistes

Situated at the quiet eastern end of Worthing's fine 5 mile ...
Riverside Restaurant and Cafe outdoor seating area

Riverside

Nestled on the banks of the River Arun, just off the South D...
Billys on the beach interior view of diners enjoying lunch

Billy’s on the Beach

Billy's on the Beach is a fun bustling seaside café offerin...
Outside seating at The Highdown Hotel

The Highdown pub and tea room

The Highdown is a well-stocked pub that sits in the heart of...
Afternoon tea at Leonardslee

Afternoon tea at Leonardslee

Set within the drawing room of the two-storey Italianate sty...
The beach Restaurant at sunset

The Beach Littlehampton

The Beach is a new purpose built hub based on Littlehampton ...
Proper Cycling and Coffee indoor image

Proper Cycling and Coffee

If you are looking for a new bike or accessory, want to rela...
Two cupcakes at Berties of Arundel

Berties of Arundel

Berties of Arundel Is the new meeting place in Arundel offer...
The outside of The Village Shop and Tea Room

The Village Shop and Tea Room

The ideal spot to stop and replenish. On offer are a fabulou...
The perch looking out over lancing beach

Perch on Lancing Beach

Perch on Lancing Beach is a casual restaurant / cafe serving...
Scones at Steyning Tea Rooms

Steyning Tea Rooms

Award winning Traditional tea rooms in the heart of Steyning...
Inside counter of The Hungry Guest cafe and deli in Petworth

The Hungry Guest

Looking for the best of local produce and artisan foods? The...
Front of a Cockburn's Tearooms a traditional tea room and confectioners in Midhurst

Cockburn’s Tea Rooms and Confectioners

Cockburn's is an independent family run tea room and confect...
a mug of frothy coffee surrounded by flowers and coffee beans

Arondelle cafe

Visit Arondelle Cafe in Arundel, to combine  antique shoppi...

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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