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Drift-In Surf Cafe

11 Shore Road, East Wittering PO20 8DY, England
+44 1243 672292
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (9 reviews)
“pancakes” (47 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
11 Shore Road, East Wittering PO20 8DY, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My family and I visit here regularly as we have a place locally and we are yet to have a bad meal! Food is always great, good portions and good price! Staff are always friendly and willing to help with anything they can! No complaints...More

Thank Serena B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved this place - they did especially good gluten free menu and the staff were wonderfully friendly and welcoming on both visits.

Thank PhilipBooth
Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

Despite it being a wet and windy Bank Holiday Easter Monday, we were welcomed into the cafe and room was found. The cafe is clean with a driftwood surfer theme. The service was polite and cheerful. The food took a reasonable amount of time and...More

Thank Team-Cooper
Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

Staff were amazingly helpful and attentive. Dog friendly. Lovely coffee and food, it was so nice we ordered more to take away. Will definitely be back!

Thank Jane D
Reviewed March 26, 2018

Never eaten here - the menu is quite eccentric with wraps sandwiches and pancakes - but the espresso is as good as it gets.

Thank Ricky3D
Reviewed March 13, 2018

Went to Drift - in as walking the dog. Wow just like being in Cornwall. Always busy when i have been but great friendly staff and a fantastic menu. Granola with peanut butter and chocolate just scrummy. Well worth a visit

Thank SusieHoward
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Always a great place for awesome food, drinks and atmosphere for all to enjoy whatever the weather outside.

Thank AndGJ
Reviewed March 1, 2018 via mobile

We had no idea what to expect of East Wittering but wanted to eat something warming before taking a winter walk on the beach. Arriving around 11:45 on a Sunday morning, we were lucky to immediately get a table for 4 in the front room...More

Thank LMarshUK
Reviewed February 18, 2018

If you're in West Wittering, I recommend doing the short walk to East Wittering especially for the coffee & food. They are so good at special dietary requirements, and the staff are so lovely and helpful. Interiors are nice.

Thank Dcaraq
Reviewed February 3, 2018 via mobile

Lovely little cafe that’s well worth a visit. We were made to feel very welcome when we stopped by for a quick bite to eat. Be sure to try the banana & Nutella pancake!

Thank TBakes
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Shore Road, East Wittering PO20 8DY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  East Wittering
  • Phone Number: +44 1243 672292
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A busy cafe/ restaurant serving something different to the usual cafe offerings. Drift-In Surf Cafe specialises in pancakes, healthy and innovative salads and sandwiches, homemade cakes and lots more. Our coffee is fair trade and organic certified and roasted in Cornwall.
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