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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

Outside of Coast Cafe des Artistes

Coast Cafe des Artistes

Situated at the quiet eastern end of Worthing's fine 5 mile ...
Outside of Panino cafe in Horsham

Panino

Panino is a traditional Italian catering company that has be...
Afternoon cake and tea at Cafe Elvira

Café Elvira

A warm, welcoming environment offering coffees and teas, fre...
Riverside Restaurant and Cafe outdoor seating area

Riverside

Nestled on the banks of the River Arun, just off the South D...
Waitress at the Perch on Lancing Beach

Perch on Lancing Beach

Perch on Lancing Beach is a casual restaurant / cafe serving...
Cafe at The Sussex Produce Company

The Sussex Produce Company

The Sussex Produce Company serve breakfast, lunch and aftern...
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...

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