One of the most enjoyable parts of any holiday or weekend break is visiting the local cafes and coffee shops. It’s here that you can meet the natives, enjoy the local food and have a well-deserved cup of coffee and sweet treat. Below we share five of the best cafes and coffee shops in Eastbourne.1. Sugar Lump
Located on Terminus Road in a beautiful corner setting, this coffee shop offers customers fair trade and organically grown teas and coffees. They also take great pride in serving locally made cakes and sweet treats. Relax in this comfortable and friendly coffee shop which also has free WiFi, making it easy to plan your day’s activities.2. The Beach Cafe
Located on Beach Road, the Beach Cafe is known locally as the best place to eat breakfast in Eastbourne. The cafe is only small, so to avoid disappointment it is best to get there as early as possible. Lunch is also served and a gluten-free menu is available, as are stunning sea views.3. Deliciously Gorgeous
This Eastbourne cafe is housed on Cornfield Road. They specialise in chocolate, cupcakes and delicious coffee. Most locals flock here for the Deliciously Gorgeous hot chocolate during the winter months. If you want to have a special treat then they also serve Afternoon Tea. It’s a friendly cafe where you can sit and watch the world go by.4. Nelson Coffee
If you love your coffee then you must pay a visit to Nelson Coffee on Terminus Road. This independently run coffee shop serves speciality tea and coffee, plus a full brunch and lunch menu. All food is sourced locally and the brunch menu is renewed every few months. Choose from a wide range of loose leaf teas and blended coffees.5. Love All Cafe
This lovely cafe is housed in Gildredge Road, that is in the park. Seating is available outside during the summer months and this enables you to watch the kids playing while you have a brew. Ideal for families, here you can enjoy all the usual family-friendly food such as a plate of chips, bacon sandwiches and beans on toast. Great value for money.For more information and great ideas when planning your visit to Eastbourne then please do browse the Visit South Downs website today.