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5 amazing cafes and coffee shops in Chichester


Whether you’re taking in the spectacular Georgian architecture or indulging in a bit of retail therapy, Chichester has some amazing cafes and coffee shops to help you refuel throughout the day.

Coffee, cake, or a classic cooked breakfast, whatever takes your fancy you’re sure to find somewhere cosy to cater to your needs. 

Here, we’ve rounded up 5 amazing cafes in Chichester to ensure you don’t go hungry next time you’re in town .  

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1. Common Grounds 

Said to have the best coffee in Chichester, Common Grounds is a popular spot for locals and visitors alike to get their caffeine fix. If you’re feeling peckish, there are also plenty of freshly baked goods to sink your teeth into, including vegan-friendly options. Try the caramelised onion and cheese scones or satisfy your sweet tooth with a brownie or a slice of cake . 

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2. The Fat Fig 

If you’re a fan of Mediterranean food, The Fat Fig is a must! One of the most exceptional cafes in Chichester, brunch is served all day and their extensive menu offers everything from a traditional Turkish fry up to eggs and pancakes with various toppings. A range of options for lunch are also available, and accommodations can be made for special dietary requirements, so there’s no reason to not give it a try ! 

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3. Pop-in

A deli coffee shop in Chichester, Pop-in is known for serving tasty handmade treats and savoury snacks and is a popular place for locals to enjoy a hot drink and a bite to eat. They pride themselves on using high-quality and ethically sourced items, including biodegradable packaging, so you can feel good about using their services. Eat outside in the seating area or grab a compostable coffee cup and drink on the go !

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4. Charlie Harper’s 

If you’re looking to try one of the best cafes for food in Chichester, get yourself down to Charlie Harper’s, as they’ve gained themselves a reputation for serving the best grub in town! The menu offers plenty of choices including vegetarian and vegan dishes and everything is available all day, so if you fancy a burger for breakfast, go for it! All the food served is locally sourced where possible and prepared by a team of talented chefs . 

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5. The Deli at Aldwick

Described as a hidden gem, The Deli at Aldwick is a great spot to stop for a coffee in Chichester. They also offer delicious breakfasts, sandwiches, baked goods and more, so no matter whether you’re craving a full English or a jacket potato, you’re sure to be satisfied with the spread they’ve got available. Fancy something sweet? The deli’s famous rocky road is particularly popular, so be sure to grab a slice on your way out!

Tempted to sample some of the top cafes in Chichester? Treat yourself to a day out in this beautiful city and explore the range of attractions it has to offer. You might even be able to bag yourself a discount on your entry tickets for certain activities with our 2FOR1 deals!


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