Tea shops and Cafes in Canterbury, Whitstable and Herne Bay


Gulbenkian Theatre and Café
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University of Kent, Canterbury, CT2 7NB, Tel: 01227 769075, Email,

Gulbenkian is a key part of the University of Kent's Art Centre offering innovative, engaging and high quality arts activity for and with the public, staff and students.

Whitstable Castle, exterior

Tower Hill, Whitstable, CT5 2BW, Tel: 01227 281726, Email,

Dating back to the 1790's, Whitstable Castle and Gardens has been home to local merchants and dignitaries remaining a landmark attraction throughout its history. It is a 'must see' for everyone visiting the town of Whitstable.


St George's Centre, 41 St George's Place, Canterbury, CT1 1UT, Tel: 0800 456 1116,

Barista and Baker, serving barista prepared Fairtrade Illy coffee, artisan sandwiches, cakes and pastries. Reflecting modern global food trends with a new hot grab and go offer.

Kent Breakfast

3 High Street, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2JH, Tel: 01227 781427,

Father and daughter run coffee bar. Hand blended teas, single origin coffee. Locally sourced ingredients. homemade soups and stews, all gluten and dairy free.

CJ's Canterbury

29ab St. Margarets Street, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2TG, Tel: 01227 478999,

Family run baguette shop serving 49 different fillings in freshly baked bread. Organic coffees, gluten, dairy free soups, hot roast dinner baguettes.

Beach Creative Community Arts Centre, Herne Bay
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Beach House, Beach Street, Herne Bay, CT6 5PT,

Our three galleries open 6 days a week with regularly changing exhibitions by regionally and nationally recognised artists. We host art groups, workshops and classes, provide affordable studio space and a great place to meet.

Tiny Tim's Tearoom, exterior

34 St Margaret's Street, Canterbury, CT1 2TG, Tel: 01227 450793, Email,

Speciality: Afternoon Tea, Huffkins and Puffkins, Traditional English scones and cakes

Tiny Tim's Tearoom is a quintessential English experience in the heart of Canterbury.

The Moat Tea Rooms, exterior

67 Burgate, Canterbury, CT1 2HJ, Tel: 01227 784514,

Speciality: Homemade cakes and cupcakes, cream teas, breakfast coffee and tea

A traditional tea room set in a beautiful 15th Century building. Serving breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea throughout the day. A wide selection of homemade cakes, scones, soup & lunches available to also takeaway.

The Kings Hall, Herne Bay

Beacon Hill, Herne Bay, Kent, CT6 6BA, Tel: 01227 374188,

The Kings Hall is an architectural gem, captivating visitors with its original Edwardian features and idyllic seafront views. It was originally named the King Edward VII Memorial Hall.

Horsebridge Arts and Community Centre, exterior

11 Horsebridge Road, Whitstable, CT5 1AF, Tel: 01227 281174,

The Horsebridge Arts and Community Centre is located just yards from the beach in the centre of Whitstable town, on a site which has a long tradition of community and cultural activity and offers stunning sea views.


Rendez-Vous Coffee Shop


39 High Street, Whitstable, CT5 2AP, Tel: 01227 280 844

Speciality: Waffles, home made chocolate and coffee cakes; home made scones


The Bud


139 Tankerton Road, Tankerton, Whitstable, CT5 2AW, Tel: 01227 770 991

Speciality: Homemade dishes and cakes, local supplies used.


Patisserie Valerie

Patisserie Valerie exterior

23 High Street, Canterbury, CT1 2AY, Tel: 01227 760 450

Speciality: Our famous Strawberry gateaux with vanilla genoise sponge/fresh cream/strawberries and nibbed nuts.


Chambers of Canterbury

Chambers of Canterbury, exterior

59 Palace Street, Canterbury, CT1 2DY, Tel: 01227 464 285

Speciality: Homemade burgers, New York Bagels, Belgium waffles and homemade cakes


Pret A Manger

pret A Manger logo

The Parade, Canterbury, CT1 2JL, Tel: 020 7932 5284


Café St Pierre

Café St Pierre, exterior

41 St. Peters Street, Canterbury, CT1 2BG, Tel: 01227 456 791


Shelly's Tea Rooms of Chilham

Shelly's Tea Room, exterior

2 The Square, Chilham, Canterbury, CT4 8BY, Tel: 01227 730 303

Speciality: Our cream teas are famous in Kent, our scones are baked fresh each morning and are served with raspberry jam and clotted cream.


Tea & Times

Tea & Times, exterior

36a High Street, Whitstable, CT5 1BQ, Tel: 01227 262 639

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