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Four of the best indie cafes and coffee shops in Eastbourne

Visiting Eastbourne for the day? Whether you’re exploring the pier or venturing around the Miniature Steam Railway Adventure Park, you’ll need a break eventually. Take time to relax and get the boost that you need to continue your epic day out with one of Eastbourne’s great coffee shops and cafes.

Coffee is one of the world’s favourite drinks for a reason. There are so many bewitching types from which to choose but, when it’s not done properly, it can leave you disappointed – so ensure that you get the best coffee when you next visit Eastbourne with our handy guide.  

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Urban Ground 

Combining exceptional coffee with delicious food is this café’s bread and butter, so you won’t want to miss out. Located in the heart of Eastbourne, Urban Ground has a stylish interior as well as a great menu. This includes a range of hot drinks, homemade cakes and full meals. 

With fair prices, great staff and delicious coffee, this is one of the best cafes in Eastbourne. 

Café 32

Currently holding a five-star rating on TripAdvisor, Café 32 is a wonderful option in Eastbourne. It has an extensive menu filled with delicious, locally sourced options for breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea. No matter when you visit, it’ll have something to tickle your fancy. 

You’ll find Café 32 in Eastbourne’s town centre. This makes it the ideal location to put up your feet while you rest and recuperate, ready for more exploration of East Sussex.

The Mad Catter Vintage Cat Café 

Just stepping off one of the many trains to Eastbourne? You’ll want to grab a coffee to give you the pep in your step for your grand day out. Fortunately, the Mad Catter Vintage Cat Café is right next to Eastbourne station and is full of furry friends to greet you warmly into the town.

Have fun with your friends and family as you enjoy great coffee and play with adorable cats.

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The Beach Deck 

Eastbourne is famed for its lush beaches and historic pier, so you’ll want to find a café that’s close by. The Beach Deck is exactly that. Situated on the Grand Parade, there you’ll find amazing coffee and food options to fill you up during your day of sightseeing.

Dog walks are extremely popular along this East Sussex beach and, if you’re bringing your faithful companion with you to Eastbourne, they’ll be able to join you here. Dogs are welcome inside the Beach Deck so you can both stop in while you recharge and plan your next trip down one of the many dog-friendly trails in the area

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These are but a taste of the best cafes and coffee shops in Eastbourne, a town blessed with many excellent places to enjoy a hot drink. You’ll be well served on your next journey here.



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