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Eating and shopping at Birling Gap

Visitor carrying a tray of coffee and cake in the cafe at Llanerchaeron, Wales
Enjoy a treat in the café | © National Trust Images/Arnhel de Serra

Stocked with delicious treats, snacks and light meals, the café at Birling Gap has plenty to tempt you. Pick up something to enjoy later on the beach, or take a seat indoors to refuel. Browse for gifts and treats from local makers in the shop or choose a souvenir of the Seven Sisters after exploring this well-loved spot.

Refreshments by the sea

We are very proud of our newly refurbished and relocated cafe and hope you enjoy your visit here. Whatever time of the day you visit there’s something to hit the spot, from hot breakfast baps to homemade soup, sausage rolls, pasties and cream teas. Hot and cold drinks are served all day, including a selection of wine and beer, alongside cakes, bakes and snacks. Well-behaved dogs on leads are always welcome and we may even have a sneaky dog treat if they ask nicely. We also have a selection of doggie ice creams for our four-legged friends.

Allergen information

Most of the food and drink served is prepared on site in our kitchen, using a wide range of ingredients. As a result, we can’t guarantee that any of our food and drink products are completely allergen free.

If you have an allergy or intolerance and would like ingredient information about the food and drink served, please ask the staff, who will be happy to help.

Always check when you visit

Visited before? We sometimes change our recipes to improve quality and flavour, including the ingredients. When you visit, please speak to one of our team to check the current allergen information for your favourite dish.

Thank you

Every cuppa or tasty treat you buy helps us to continue looking after places for everyone to enjoy.

Preserves on sale in a National Trust shop
Pick up a treat for yourself or someone special | © National Trust Images/Paul Harris

Shopping at Birling Gap

Looking for something different from the regular high street shops? The cliff top shop at Birling Gap stocks a variety of gifts and treats alongside items for your home, garden and pets. There’s always a great mix of local products as well as National Trust favourites such as notecards, bags, magnets and tea towels.

Local makers stocked at Birling Gap include Auntie Val’s marmalades, chutneys and jams, gin from Generation 11 and local honey direct from small-scale Sussex beekeepers.

Thank you

It is through your purchases and support that we are able to continue to care for nature, beauty and history for everyone, for ever.

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