The charming Sussex Country Gardener Cafe, our garden centre cafe near Tunbridge Wells in East Sussex, offers warming breakfasts, homemade lunches and a wide range of cakes and snacks. The Cafe at Sussex Country Gardener uses local produce where possible whilst the cheese scones have an international following. Whether you want some quick refreshment before taking in the beautiful local scenery from our terraced garden or to refuel with a freshly made coffee before a brisk walk.
Our Cafe has ample space for friends and families in which to enjoy a little downtime. We serve a wide variety of freshly prepared snacks, sandwiches, and refreshments which includes delicious delights such as lentil moussaka, lasagne and much more!
Cafe Opening Times
Monday - Saturday 9am - 4pm
Sunday 9:30 - 4pm
Hot food served between 10am-2pm
Walkers, gardeners, and food-lovers - all will enjoy our authentic Cafe. Recently extended to accommodate burgeoning demand, the café has quickly become an appealing attraction for garden centre customers and hungry passers-by alike. Relish our traditional, homemade food, hot coffee and tea, and tempting cakes and sweet snacks - making Sussex Country Gardener a perfect day out with family or friends!
Delicious locally sourced food
Nothing kicks out the cold better than a steaming cup of tea or coffee, a tasty lunch, and a slice of traditional cake to wash it all down. Sussex Country Gardener's specialities include homemade fish pie, lentil moussaka, cheese and bacon bakes, and our world-renowned cheese scones.
We regularly put on extensive roast lunches with all the trimmings for Mother's Day, Valentines Day, Christmas, and more. Alternatively, spoil a loved one with an afternoon tea for two of sandwiches, scones, cake, profiteroles, and tea or prosecco, a truly exquisite and considerate gift.
The terraced garden offers spectacular views from our café over the local countryside - the famed High Weald, an officially recognised Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Nestled within the patchwork landscape of small fields, ancient woodland, and low hills, Cafe is ideally suited for nature-lovers and sunny days out. Take a break and pop in for a cup of coffee or tea and one of our homemade sandwiches!
Check out the Food Hall
If you loved our café's traditional, local food then head to our Food Hall and take some home for yourself. From sweets to authentic jams and preserves, delicious biscuits and even gift boxes for special occasions - the Food Hall is a great place to indulge yourself or a special someone.
Whether you're shopping in the garden centre or, as many do, dropping in for a light lunch, we're convinced you'll enjoy the pride of our kitchens. We're an easily accessible café, at Mark Cross between Tunbridge Wells, Heathfield, and Crowborough. Check our location page to find us easily.
We look forward to your visit!