Ropetackle Café

Monday – Saturday: 10am – 4.30pm

The Ropetackle Café is located in the foyer of Ropetackle Arts Centre. We serve a delicious range of teas, coffees, and soft drinks, plus a wonderful menu of freshly made sandwiches, paninis, soups, jacket potatoes, scrumptious cakes and more. Hot food specials are also available daily (including ‘Chilli Tuesday’!) The large, light and airy Ropetackle foyer is the perfect place to enjoy a relaxing coffee, meet with friends for a light lunch, or get some work done with our free wi-fi.

Ropetackle Cafe Coffee Cake Tea Food Lunch Shoreham Ropetackle


Eat Out Eat Well Award Adur Shoreham Healthy Food Ropetackle Cafe


We’ve achieved a Gold Award in the Eat Out Eat Well scheme which recognises and rewards caterers offering healthy eating and food options, making it easy for you to eat healthy at our café. We also have the top food hygiene rating of 5 from the Food Standards Agency.


We allow guide dogs only.


Pre-Show Dining

Ropetackle Cafe Suppers ShorehamWe also offer pre-show dining before events taking place on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays. These delicious suppers are provided by Shoreham based Lesley’s Kitchen. Lesley and Barry Ward, who run Lesley’s Kitchen, have lived in Shoreham for over 30 years and have lots of experience in catering for local businesses and community events including five years running the Beach Dreams Café. They believe in quality locally sourced ingredients and delicious home cooked food.



Our pre-show supper menu features both meat and vegetarian options including lasagne, chilli, pies, casseroles, and curry, all served with either salad or vegetables, plus a range of desserts including trifles, meringues, brownies and more! To see what’s on the menu for a particular event, simply visit the event page (which can be found from our What’s On listings) and click on the small pre-show meals icon at the bottom.

Main meals cost just £7, desserts £3, or the two-course meal for £9.50.

Advance booking is necessary, please contact lesleyskitchenltd@gmail.com for all details regarding pre-show meals and to book. Food is served from 6pm.

‘The delicious and reasonably-priced pre-show dinners on offer were a nice addition to the evening.’ ~ The Argus


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