Enjoying our cafe at Birling Gap
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Pull up a chair and take in views over the English Channel and Sussex coast in our light, airy and busy cafe. On sunny weekends pick up drinks and ice-cream for a walk or to enjoy on the beach. Join us from 10am to 12pm for light breakfast items such as croissants, bacon baps and cheese scones. We serve light lunches from 12pm to 2:30pm including soup, jacket potatoes and warm sausage rolls and pasties. In the afternoon join us for cream tea in the cooling sea breeze. Speak to our friendly team members about gluten free, vegan options or any other dietary needs.
The cafe is open every day of the year except Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Our opening times vary across the week and throughout the year. For the most up to date opening times please visit our website here.
For more information on how to get here visit our homepage or see below.
Contact details: Birling Gap Cafe, Birling Gap, near Eastbourne, East Sussex BN20 0AB
01323 423197 firstname.lastname@example.org
We love to accommodate you and your dog where we can here at Birling Gap. For the comfort of all our visitors we do ask dog owners to follow our doggy dos and don’ts. Please keep dogs on their lead at all times when inside the buildings, around livestock outside and on the beach between Easter and November. You and your dog are welcome in the marked area inside café or at the outside seating. Please clear up after your dogs whenever you visit a National Trust property. A bin at Birling Gap is available near the steps to the beach.
How to get here
On foot: On South Downs Way between Exceat and Eastbourne. Birling Gap is accessible by foot and forms part of the Seven Sisters route. Footpaths from East Dean across Crowlink down to Birling Gap.
By road: 5 miles west of Eastbourne and 6 miles east of Seaford. Birling Gap car park is sign-posted from A259 at East Dean, between Seaford and Eastbourne. Crowlink car park, near East Dean, is accessed from A259 using the lane between Friston Pond and Church, opposite the sign to Jevington
By public transport: For Birling Gap: 13X bus. Runs from Eastbourne to Brighton via Birling Gap, Sundays and bank holidays all year and more frequently in summer.