Groves Coffee Shop & Restaurant

Here at Groves Coffee Shop & Restaurant we believe in creating tasty, wholesome meals that are reasonably priced, so whether you are visiting our Tenterden, Canterbury or Folkestone stores you are guaranteed the same quality and impeccable customer service wherever you go.We pride ourselves upon our handmade, creative approach to our dishes, and lovingly bake a wide selection of cakes and sweet treats so that every time you visit you can expect the same quality and high standard we have become renowned for.Our dishes are freshly prepared to order so please do let us know should you have any specific dietary requirements.

Contact Us

If you would like to find out more about our menu, offers or simply to book a table please call us:
At Tenterden Garden Centre on 01233 758277 or e-mail
At Canterbury Garden Centre on 01227 376964 or e-mail
At Folkestone Garden Centre on 01303 844039 or e-mail


As you would expect we offer an array of hot and cold drinks perfectly suited to that moment of relaxation and reflection. Our bean to cup coffee is made using the finest Organic Fairtrade Columbian Fuerte beans, producing that recognisable smokey, aromatic taste and delicious crema finish.

From English breakfast tea to Earl Grey or fruit we have your tea choices covered and should you be feeling a little decadent you can always opt for a classic hot chocolate – with or without mounds of whipped cream and melt-in-the-mouth marshmallows. The choice is yours!

For the young or just young-at-heart there are a variety of fruit juices, fresh fruit smoothies, fizzy drinks and yummy milkshakes available, as well as bottled water.

Soya and skimmed milk are available on request and should you wish to continue browsing whilst you sip, just let our staff know.

Fresh Ground Coffee


What better way to start your day than with a Groves Coffee Shop & Restaurant breakfast? If you prefer to start your day the lighter way try one of our hot bacon or sausage rolls, or eggs on toast. Should you be in need of a traditional full English our Head Gardner Special includes all of your breakfast favourites with a cup of tea or coffee included and a slice of toast.

Don’t forget we offer BUY ONE GET ONE FREE for our Chief Weeder cooked breakfast Monday to Friday, 9am through to 11am.

Cooked English Breakfast Groves Coffee Shop & Restaurant

As part of a family owned business we understand the importance of creating appetising, affordable meals the whole family can enjoy. Our Little Seedlings menu provides a wealth of choice for even the fussiest of little eaters and includes a drink too!

Our junior picnic bags, with a choice of three items includes but is not limited to freshly made sandwiches, Babybel cheese, raisin bags and Pom-Bear crisps. Hot lunches from fish fingers to sausages and chicken goujons served with a choice of salad, chips, baked beans or peas are also available.

Children's picnic box

Our menu at Groves Coffee Shop & Restaurant offers a wealth of choice, and we like to think there’s a little something for everyone. Whether you are just grabbing a snack to go, light bite or you fancy a hearty lunch, our menu has it covered.

Choose from jacket potatoes, toasties, soups and salads with a range of flavours, toppings and fillings. Traditional fish & chips, omelettes with a variety of fillings made to your specification, homemade quiche or ham, egg and chips, not to mention specials from our seasonal board!

Jacket Potatoes from Groves Coffee Shop & Restaurant

What more can you ask for than a moist slice of cake, with a steaming hot cup of tea, scrumptious. Even when you don’t think you have room for a dessert, there is always room for cake, particularly when you cast your eyes upon the Groves Coffee Shop & Restaurant display of delectable treats and homemade cakes. We have a cake or sweet treat to suit every taste and every occasion, from sundaes, ice-cream or crumble to warm, fresh scones and rich chocolate cake.

It’s always good to remember that we make a delicious Afternoon or Cream Tea, just ideal when taking mum or granny out for a treat, or granddad, now we mention it who doesn’t love a cream tea?

If you can’t see something you like let us know and next time you come to visit us we might just surprise you. Keep an eye out in-store for our latest offers and themed menus.

Homemade Cherry Tart

Should you have a specific dietary requirement, whether you are gluten or lactose intolerant, vegetarian or following the Slimming World plan we will always try our best to cater for your needs. Just contact a member of staff on or prior to your visit and we would be happy to discuss your requirements and our menu with you.

Keep an eye out in-store for our latest offers and themed event menus to be sure you don’t miss a thing!

Afternoon Tea at the Garden Centre

Opening Times

SPRING OPENING: Monday – Saturday 9:00am – 5:30pm, Sunday 10:00am – 3:30pm. Please note that hot food service ends 30 minutes prior to closing.