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Local pubs, restaurants and cafes with outdoor spaces are busy making plans to re-open and operate a table service from April 12. You can now use the directory to search for places to eat with outdoor areas to visit in April. Just select ‘outdoor dining’ in the search filter below.

Support local businesses and eat local.

Here you can find a list of local food shops, restaurants, cafes and takeaways in your area.

If you’re looking for local shops, please visit Shops Local.

Whilst we are trying to keep this website up-to-date, please do get in touch with the business directly for their latest customer updates.  While we have listed businesses by town / village, many will be happy to travel further afield.

If you would like a printable list of businesses please contact us.

If you’re a business owner that would like to be included or you know of one that’s operating, please contact us.  If your business also manufacturers food and drink, visit our sister website Make Local.

Please note that the businesses listed are not endorsed by Lewes District and Eastbourne Borough Councils.



An online sweet shop where you can select your favourite pickNmix sweets and get them delivered to your door.

07432 614436 Visit website


Independent Italian restaurant, pizzeria and gelateria .

07783 407056 Visit website

Coppice Cakes

Cake decorating & sugarcraft supplies shop makes celebration cakes to order.

01323 417978 Visit website

The View at Seaford Head

A restaurant, bar and function venue located above the 18th green at Seaford Head Golf Course, serving meals, Sunday Roasts and afternoon tea.

01323 890139 Visit website

Carafe Coffee Roasters

A local coffee house based in Lewes serving speciality coffee, pastries and sandwiches.

07532 884486 Visit website

Crazy Bakers

A home bakers making bespoke celebration cakes and other treats.

07486 682223 Visit website

Mandy's Kitchen

A small family-run café offering a varied breakfast menu and main meals. Try the unique homemade spicy "Tony Burger" with secret seasoning.

01323 500784 Visit website

Levels Wine

A wine bar and bottle shop offering takeaway or sit in wine, coffee, cheese & charcuterie, and more.

01323 739644 Visit website

Fire House Pizza and Grill

Delivery or collection on pizza, burgers, kebabs, wraps and more.

01273 588788 Visit website

The Hurst Arms Public House

A public house on the edge of Eastbourne, with Harvey's real ales on tap, beer garden and dog friendly.

01323 419440 Visit website

Ratton Pantry

A small family run business offering a variety of flours, pantry items and dried goods at wholesale prices. Delivers straight to the customer's door.

0843 886 5050 Visit website

Chilley Farm Shop

A independent butchers, café and farm shop, selling fresh local produce, offers free local delivery.

01323 768836 Visit website

Almost Off Grid

Online ingredients, equipment and kits to make beer, wine, cheese, bread and more. Free click and collect from the Horam High Street premises Monday to Friday 9-5, and free delivery in the TN21 area for orders over £10.

07942 636500 Visit website


Family run business with collection point in Hellingly, specialising in raw dog nutrition, in addition to a range of pet products.

0800 009 6428 Visit website

The Art House

An independent café offering vegetarian and vegan food, alongside creative events, pottery painting and gin and tapas nights. Delivering on Fridays, open for takeaways Thursdays - Saturdays. Find us on Facebook by searching thearthouseeastbourne.

01323 728691 Visit website

Lewes Farmers Market

The second longest running farmers market in the UK. All produce is reared, grown or produced locally.

07555 902677 Visit website
If you’re a business owner that would like to be included or you know of one that’s operating, please contact us.
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