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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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Places to visit

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 Beach House bar cafe

The Beach House

A family friendly beach front bar serving home cooked meals ...
Delicious cakes on display at Truffles Bakery

Truffles Bakery

Truffles bakery is British baking at its best! Having been l...
Outside of Coast Cafe des Artistes

Coast Cafe des Artistes

Situated at the quiet eastern end of Worthing's fine 5 mile ...
The Hiker's Rest, coffee stop for cyclists

The Hiker’s Rest

The Hiker's Rest is situated at Saddlescombe Farm, and has q...
Stooks Cafe menu

Stooks Cafe

Stooks Cafe is located in a gorgeous barn conversion in Hors...
East Beach metal sculpture against the blue sea

East Beach Cafe

Great food, great architecture and a great location. Right o...
Proper Cycling and Coffee indoor image

Proper Cycling and Coffee

If you are looking for a new bike or accessory, want to rela...

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