Tea Shops and Cafes in Canterbury, Whitstable and Herne Bay


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.

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.

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.

Whitstable Castle, exterior
Green Flag Award

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.

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.

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.

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.


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.


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.


The Bud


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

Speciality: Homemade dishes and cakes, local supplies used.


Elliotts Coffee Shop

Elliotts Coffee Shop, exterior

1a Harbour Street, Whitstable, CT5 1AG, Tel: 01227 276 608


Brownlee and Ivy

Brownlee and Ivy, Canterbury

20-22 St Margaret's Street, Second floor of Waterstones, Canterbury, CT1 2TH, Tel: 01227 452232




17 Sun Street, Canterbury, CT1 2HX, Tel: 01227 470 011

Speciality: Steak chilli con carne, spicy meatballs.


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




13 Mercery Lane, Canterbury, CT1 2JJ



22 Café

22 Palace Street, Canterbury, CT1 2DZ, Tel: 01227 479 500


The Custard Tart

The Custard Tart, exterior

35a St. Margarets Street, Canterbury, CT1 2TG, Tel: 01227 785 178

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