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

Riverside Restaurant Cafe Bar outside picnic benches overlooking the water

Riverside Restaurant Cafe Bar

Situated between Arundel and Storrington, Riverside is open ...
East Beach metal sculpture against the blue sea

East Beach Cafe

Great food, great architecture and a great location. Right o...
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...
Stooks Cafe menu

Stooks Cafe

Stooks Cafe is located in a gorgeous barn conversion in Hors...
The outside of Amberly Village Tea Room

Amberley Village Tea Room

We offer a range of loose leaf teas and locally roasted coff...
The Hiker's Rest, coffee stop for cyclists

The Hiker’s Rest

The Hiker's Rest is situated at Saddlescombe Farm, and has q...
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...
Tulleys Tea Room

Tulleys Tea Room

Tulleys Tea Room has been a much-loved destination for many ...

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