The Cafe is located on the ground floor in a room that was formerly an optics laboratory and has seating for 36.
Whenever The Centre is open (day /evening to 30 minutes before closing) we serve delicious refreshments including home -made soup, toasties / paninis, light meals, daily special and cakes.
There is a high chair and free bottle / baby food warming facilities.
In addition, a marquee is usually available during peak times as an overspill seating area.
The Cafe is located in a room that was originally used as an optical laboratory, with the original marble benches forming the central table and counter.
We are committed to reducing plastic waste wherever possible and in our café, you will no longer find plastic straws / spoons / stirrers / individual sachets of sauce etc.
We have introduced teapigs tea ‘temples’ which are fully biodegradable and contain no plastic.
PLUS we have already introduced:
We are recycling glass bottles / metal cans and you can take some home to reuse too….
*PLUS: you receive a 25 pence discount off any hot drink if served in your own reusable mug.
June 10th - 14th and June 17th - 20th
For 9 working days East Sussex Highways are carrying out patching works on Wartling Road which will be closed to through traffic 7 am – 7 pm, but will be allowing access to both The Observatory Science Centre and Herstmonceux Castle Gardens & Grounds. Evening / night access is unaffected and there will be no weekend working.
The Observatory Science Centre and Herstmonceux Gardens & Grounds will be open as normal and we will provide updates as necessary.