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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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Local guides

Get inspiration for your next trip with the help of our local guides. Discover top attractions, fun things to do and exciting new experiences. There is something for everyone in West Sussex.

Places to visit

The outside of Bluebird Cafe next to Worthing beach

The Bluebird Cafe

The Bluebird Cafe is the ideal place to start your day, beau...
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...
Cjs Cafe with tables set up for a birthday party

CJ’s Cafe

CJ's are a family run cafe offering something a little bit d...
Tulleys Tea Room

Tulleys Tea Room

Tulleys Tea Room has been a much-loved destination for many ...
Delicious cakes on display at Truffles Bakery

Truffles Bakery

Truffles bakery is British baking at its best! Having been l...
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...
Front of Comestible's deli and cafe in Midhurst

Comestibles

Comestibles is an independent deli & cafe serving great ...
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...

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