Restaurant Brighton's guide to

Cafes and Coffee Shops in Shoreham

Our top picks

exterior shot of River Cafe and Bistro Shoreham. Shoreham coffee shop with sea views.

River Cafe & Bistro opens at 7:30am (8:30am on Sundays) to start your day right. Their ‘Quick Sets’ menu, available before 10:30, includes purse-friendly combos like Filter Coffee & Sourdough Toast or a Croissant. Healthy options include Overnight Oats with mixed fruits or Handmade Granola & Greek Yogurt & Honey. Dog-friendly with alfresco seating, the cafe serves coffee from local Horsham Coffee Roaster and has disabled access toilets. For lunch, their inviting deli fridge counter offers freshly made sandwiches, quiche, paninis, and beautiful salads. Open til late Friday and Saturdays with a Prix Fixe Set Menu.

Teddy’s in Shoreham-by-Sea combines retro charm with the vibe of an old-school tea room and an amazing cake selection. Situated in a bustling spot, it’s a favourite for both locals and visitors. Teddy’s offers a diverse menu of British cafe classics, featuring brunch favourites and indulgent desserts. With its lively ambiance and delicious fare, it’s the perfect place for a casual meal or a coffee with friends. Don’t miss out on the incredible cakes that make Teddy’s a must-visit!

Hector’s Shed in Shoreham-by-Sea is a cosy Shoreham cafe known for its delicious, locally sourced menu and relaxed atmosphere. Nestled in a charming spot, it offers a variety of tempting dishes, including their signature hearty breakfasts and our favourite, Welsh Rarebit. Homemade rustic dishes and irresistible cakes round out the menu. With its warm and welcoming ambiance, Hector’s Shed has quickly become a favourite among both locals and visitors. It’s the perfect place to enjoy a comforting meal and unwind!

rtisan French pâtisserie, bakery & coffee shop in the heart of Shoreham-by-Sea


La Patisserie in Shoreham-by-Sea is a delightful haven for indulging in exquisite French cakes and pastries. This charming patisserie offers a wide selection of meticulously crafted treats, perfect for satisfying any sweet tooth. Pair your favourite pastry with a freshly brewed coffee and enjoy a relaxing moment in their cosy seating Shoreham cafe area. With its friendly atmosphere and dedication to quality, La Patisserie is the ideal destination for a delightful coffee break or a special dessert treat. Don’t miss Patisserie for a taste of authentic French indulgence!

Drift signage against a wooden backdrop


Drift, located in Shoreham’s busy pedestrianised area, invites diners daily from 8 am to 4 pm. This charming cafe in Shoreham offers a laid-back atmosphere and specialises in British breakfast favourites. Start your day with their indulgent avocado toast topped with perfectly poached eggs, or enjoy a hearty brunch burger loaded with crispy bacon and melted cheese. For lunch, don’t miss their signature beetroot and feta salad or the mouthwatering grilled halloumi and roasted vegetable panini. Drift is the perfect spot for a delicious, relaxed Shoreham cafe experience.