Welcome to Roots Café & Farmshop in Eastbourne

Roots is an urban farmshop, a deli, a greengrocer and a coffee shop all rolled into one.

We freshly prepare all of our breakfasts, lunches and sandwiches using locally sourced produce where possible.

Our fresh salad and vegetables are locally grown and pesticide free, traditionally grown in season.

All of our delicious cakes and tray bakes are handmade on the premises.

We also use a local butcher to supply our meat on a daily basis.

Only The Best

We make sure that where possible the produce we use is locally sourced, within a 20 mile radius.

Breakfast & Lunch

Come in for a fry-up or choose from our selection of main meals for lunch including our delicious Roots Burger.

Open 7 Days a Week

We are open for breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea all 7 days of the week (except bank holidays).

Central Location

We are located at the bottom Grove Road, close to Eastbourne Station and have ample parking close by.

Tasty breakfasts!

We have an epic Roots Breakfast on the menu that beats a lot of breakfasts in town! As well at the traditional full english we have a veggie alternative and porridge, eggs benedict or toast!

Hire Roots for your event

Roots is the perfect venue to host your special occasion. Our cosy, homely cottage feel offers a warm and friendly environment to host a lunch, a group for afternoon tea or even hire our café for an evening dinner party. We can cater for your special event upto 40 people a buffet style or sit-down meal.

Outside Catering

We can provide food for an outside event of your choosing. Whether you are hosting a meeting in your office or a picnic in the park for a special occasion, we can provide a bespoke buffet service of cold food and soft beverages, with the option of collection or delivery.

Farmshop Corner

We are proud of our commitment to try to only serve produce that is grown locally and have created a farmshop within our café so you can purchase our fantastic quality produce to take home with you. There is also a selection of homemade conserves, cakes and gifts for you to peruse.


Breakfast is served from the minute we open, until an hour before closing.

Monday – Saturday 8am – 3pm • Sunday & Bank Holidays 9am – 2pm

Roots Breakfast

£ 7.95

2 sausages, 2 bacon, eggs, beans, vine tomatoes, mushrooms, hash browns and thick-cut toast.

Roots Veggie Breakfast

£ 7.75

2 veggie sausages, hash browns, eggs, vine tomatoes, mushrooms, beans and thick-cut toast.

Standard Breakfast

£ 5.50

Sausage, bacon, egg, beans, mushrooms or tomatoes and thick-cut toast.

Standard Veggie

£ 5.50

Veggie Sausage, hash brown, egg, beans, mushrooms or tomatoes and thick-cut toast.

Sourdough Breakfast Special

£ 7.25

See the blackboard in the café

Bacon or Sausage Sandwich

£ 4.25

Served on thick-cut bread

Child's Breakfast

£ 4.25

Any 4 items from above breakfasts and toast.

Smoked Salmon & Scrambled Eggs

£ 6.95

Served on thick-cut toast.

Eggs Benedict

£ 6.95

Hand-carved ham served on toasted English Muffin with poached eggs and hollandaise sauce.

Eggs on Toast

£ 4.25

Have your eggs anyway you like; scrambled, poached or fried.


£ 3.25

Served with fresh fruit and honey.


£ 3.95

Served with fresh fruit and honey.

Breakfast Extras

£ 1.10

Sausage, bacon, black pudding, egg, tomato, mushroom or beans

Extra Items

£ 1.25

Bubble & Squeak, hash browns, sourdough toast


Lunch is served from 11am, until an hour before closing.

Monday – Saturday 11am – 3pm • Sunday & Bank Holidays 11am – 2pm

Homemade Soup of the Day

£ 4.50

Check the specials board for today's soup. Served with fresh bread.

Jacket Potato

£ 5.95

Served with salad garnish and coleslaw. Choose your filling: Cheese & Beans, Tuna Mayo, Prawns in Seafood Sauce, Coronation Chicken, Cheese & Bacon.

Welsh Rarebit

£ 4.95

Made with local cheddar and wholegrain mustard served with a salad garnish.

Homemade Quiche & Salad

£ 5.95

Ask us what quiche is on the menu.



Ask us for fillings and prices



Ask us what salad fillings we have.

Homemade Pastries


A selection of homemade pastries such as sausage rolls, pasties etc.

Roots Burger

£ 7.95

Homemade burger served in a ciabatta bun with hand-cut chips, salad and coleslaw. Add bacon, stilton, brie, cheddar or mushrooms +£1.10.

Roots Veggie Burger

£ 7.95

Homemade veggie burger served in a ciabatta bun with hand-cut chips, salad garnish and coleslaw.

Fish Finger Sandwich

£ 7.95

Homemade fish fingers served in fresh bread with tartar sauce, hand-cut chips and salad garnish.

Hand-carved Ham, Egg & Chips

£ 7.95

Roots Macaroni Cheese

£ 7.95

Pea and mustard macaroni cheese served with salad.

Child's portion of any of the above

£ 4.95

Hand-cut Chips

£ 2.75

add cheese +50p

Side Sald

£ 2.50


Marley Coffee is now brewing here.

It is sustainably grown, ethically farmed, 100% organic and artisan roasted.


£ 2.25


£ 2.45


£ 2.45

Flat White

£ 2.45


£ 2.65

Single Espresso

£ 1.80

Double Espresso £2.15

Hot Chocolate

£ 2.65

With cream and marshmallow - £2.85

Chai Latte

£ 2.55

Pot of Tea

£ 1.95

Please ask for the selection of teas available.


£ 2.65

Please ask for flavours available.

Fruit Juices


Please ask for flavours available.


"Undoubtedly the best breakfast in town... especially on a Sunday morning to set up for the rest of the day! Staff friendly and attentive. 10 out of 10!"

Derek Christie

Facebook Review

"Amazing veggie breakfast!!! You can really taste the quality of the organic produce. The staff were very friendly and the setting is well stylised and welcoming. Am definitely coming back here again."

Michelle Newland

Facebook Review

"Loved the food! Highly recommend. Staff were very pleasant and a good selection on the menu. I will definitely go back."

Tracey Gibson

Facebook Review

"Great little place to have lunch/coffee break. Great selection of tasty food. The Marley coffee is also lovely with a very distinct earthy aroma and taste."

Jac Lawless

Facebook Review

"Nice place. Coffee is really good and they have gluten free bread so I could actually have a sandwich! I really like the ethics behind what you do. Well done!"

Chris Mayhew

Facebook Review

Now Serving Marley Coffee

Bob Marley always said he would return to farming one day. With Marley coffee, Bob’s son, Rohan Marley, fulfill this dream.

100% Arabica, 100% Organic – Winner of 2014 Great Taste Award & 2014 Soil Association Organic Beverage of the Year Award!

This earthy blend is sultry, smoky and deliciously smooth with dark chocolate and berry undertones leave a rich, lingering finish. Come in a try a cup!

Our Café

We recommend you come and see for yourself how homely and cosy our café is but in the meantime, take a look at the photos!


8 Grove Road,
BN21 4TJ

Phone: 01323 733363

Opening Hours

Monday – Saturday
8:00am – 5:00pm

10:00am – 4:00pm

Closed on Bank Holidays

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