Cafes, farm shops 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
Billy's on the road English fry up on a table with newspaper and coffee

Billy’s on the Road

Billy's on the Road serves fresh and speedy home cooked meal...
Two cupcakes at Berties of Arundel

Berties of Arundel

Berties of Arundel Is the new meeting place in Arundel offer...
Proper Cycling and Coffee indoor image

Proper Cycling and Coffee

If you are looking for a new bike or accessory, want to rela...
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 ...
East Beach metal sculpture against the blue sea

East Beach Cafe

Great food, great architecture and a great location. Right o...
Pagham Beach Cafe outside building

Pagham Beach Cafe

Located directly on the beach road and popular with locals a...
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...
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...
The Hummingbird Restaurant inside view

The Hummingbird Restaurant

The Hummingbird Café is located at Brighton City Airport in...

Bubble Works

Bubble Works is a premium, local and independent bubble tea ...
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...
Outside of Coast Cafe des Artistes

Coast Cafe des Artistes

Situated at the quiet eastern end of Worthing's fine 5 mile ...
Stooks Cafe menu

Stooks Cafe

Stooks Cafe is located in a gorgeous barn conversion in Hors...
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...

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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