Eclectic cafe with a unique seaside location and its own style. Local produce were possible, which has been responsibly sourced & passionately served.

We’re Dog Friendly!

Proudly independent since 2002

The Kitchen @ Thorpeness is an independent Café with family at the heart of the business which was established on
1st April 2014 by Cameron & Claire Marshall.

Our values remain the same as the day of its inception which are, great food which is locally and responsibly sourced, with a clear focus on professional informal service.

An eclectic café and with a modern 1 bedroom Apartment available to rent, it has its own style along with a unique setting.

Our friendly front of house team is lead by Stuart Youngs & our kitchen team lead by Jason Orton. The team will always aim to give you same warm welcome whether it’s in the warmer months or the winter months.

A quick illy coffee and cake in a quiet corner, a family brunch or a spot of lunch from our fabulous Brassiere/Café style menus, we have a little something for everyone.

Opening Hours

9:00am – 5:00pm for food & drink. Seven days a week.

At Thorpeness you can enjoy a breakfast, brunch, lunch or just one of Cameron’s famous giant scones. Whether you want a quick bite to eat, a coffee to take away for a walk on the beach or you just want to while away a couple of hours with views of the beautiful Thorpeness village over lunch with friends we have it here for you.

Our Choosen Charity For 2024:


We are raising money for Sands. Sands help save babies lives and support the families of babies that don’t make it.