Although we have lovely tea and cake at the Boatshed Cafe, Kent has some wonderful cafes and tea shops to visit whilst you are exploring the area.
Steep Street Coffee, Folkestone
A coffee shop with walls lined with books! Good coffee and sandwiches.
Silcocks Farm Shop near Tenterden
Farmshop, butchers and cafe with a lovely courtyard and wood burning stove inside. https://silcocksfarm-organics.co.uk/cafe/
The Nutmeg Cafe, Hythe
Wonderful coffee and light lunches in the hear of Hythe. https://www.facebook.com/nutmegcafehythe/
There are lots of wonderful tea shops in Rye, including The Cobbles Tea Room, The Old Grain Store, The Fig and Mermaid Street Cafe. Wander around Rye and take your pick!
Tenteden has lots of lovely cafes, Nutmeg, the Lemon tree, Truffles at Coco (also a chocolate shop!) and Peggotty’s Tea Shop as well as Amy’s Pantry https://www.facebook.com/amyspantrytenterden/. If you have time for lunch try Montalbano’s https://www.montalbanorestaurant.co.uk/
Really worth a visit if you are travelling to Leeds Castle or Sissinghurst Castle. A plant nursery, delicatessen and cafe/restaurant. With their beautiful oak conversion shop / cafe it is very popular and serves good lunches, cake and coffee. There’s a zip wire and chickens to entertain the children. https://www.frankiesfarmshop.co.uk/
Bakery 64, New Romney High Street
Friendly staff, great lunches and baked goods. https://www.facebook.com/64kery/
Coach House Coffee Shop, New Romney
Light lunches, tea and coffee.
Deblyns, New Romney High Street
Grade 2 listed coffee shop with a pretty courtyard garden. Cream Teas and Vintage Afternoon Tea, are their speciality. They also do takeaway teas. https://www.deblyns.co.uk/