The Ropetackle café is currently closed until further notice.

We will be opening on the 7th August for dinners courtesy of Lesley’s Kitchen


The lovely people at Lesley’s Kitchen – the award-winning caterers we use for our popular pre-show suppers – will be cooking up some delicious suppers at the weekends throughout August. If you’d like to be one of a limited number (max. 25 covers) for a special evening out with friends and some of the best home-style cooked food around, then email or call Lesley as soon as you can to reserve your table.

Each three-course feast costs just £19 and the menu choices and dates are below. The bar will of course be open and serving the usual great selection of wine, beer, cider and spirits.
Doors will open from 7pm for a 7.30pm start.

Saturday 22nd August
Chicken and mushroom fricassee served with rice and veg OR Lemon, herb and Parmesan crusted fish served with roast potatoes and veg OR Lentil and spinach en croute served with roast potatoes and veg
Mango Fool

Friday 28th August
Honey mustard chicken OR Steamed fish with ginger & spring onions OR Mushroom and nut roast  All served with dauphinoise potatoes and veg
Strawberry and white chocolate cheesecake

Advance booking is necessary. 
Please email or call her on 07525 622662. Please book by the Thursday before. 

If you have any specific dietary requirements, Lesley is very happy to discuss these.

We look forward to seeing you soon.

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.


Only Guide Dogs allowed.

Our foyer and Box Office areas do get busy with customers and groups, so for safety reasons, we can only allow Guide Dogs into the Centre.  Thank you for your understanding.

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“The delicious and reasonably priced pre-show dinners were a nice addition to the evening.” ~ The Argus


  •   A great local venue, always something on that appeals to all people. Lovely to have a local arts venue and not to have to go to Brighton

  •   A great local venue, always something on that appeals to all people. Lovely to have a local arts venue and not to have to go to Brighton

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  •   First visit from Southampton to the Ropetackle for a Jon Boden concert. We had a excellent experience considering covid.

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