You will find plenty of places in Guildford to stop for a coffee or tea and of course cake - to fuel your day out or shopping trip.


You will find cafes, coffee shops and teashops on most streets in Guildford town centre and the surrounding villages boast many delightful places to stop for a cuppa.

In Guildford Town Centre, stopping for coffee or tea is essential fuel for a day shopping - especially when you add cake, or a cream tea, or even a full afternoon tea to spoil yourself!

The award winning Coffee Culture in quaint and picturesque Angel Gate is perfect to meet friends for a catch up and ideal for lunch too!

A good cup of coffee, with a yummy slice of cake can be found at Kalm Kitchen in Tunsgate - or head to Caricoli where you will get a fantastic view of the High Street to accompany your cuppa.

When you want to get your daily caffeine fix with a touch of luxury head for the Harbour Café in the Harbour Hotel at the top of town - they do an excellent afternoon tea too!

For a unique independent café with a welcoming service and home cooked cakes and food - then find Guildford's hidden secret - the Gallery Café which is downstairs from the Tourist Information Centre and the Guildford House Gallery - a quiet oasis in the centre of the bustling town.  Throughout January 2017 - if you buy one delicious afternoon tea, you get the second at half price!

The Tea Terrace at House of Fraser - when it is time for tea enjoy the ultimate tea time experience reminiscent of old fashioned tea houses but in a light and airy environment with views across Guildford and a peep onto the Jellico Roof Garden - a unique experience famous for its afternoon teas.

Maison Blanc in North Street, Guildford, is a wonderful continental patisseries.  The range of exquisite pastries are simply mouth-watering that you will have to have another!

Coffee and cake is not the only reason to visit the Riverbank Café in the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre - a view of the river and the exciting hustle and bustle of a lively theatre adds to the experience.

Head to Fresco Delikafessen in Friary Street - winners of an Experience Guildford Customer Service Award.

The Wisteria Tea Room - Loseley Park gardens are magical to visit at any time of year, and when you can top your visit off with a time in the delightful Wisteria Tea Room it makes for the perfect day.

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For ideas on where to go to eat on Mothers Day (26 March 2017) visit our Mothers Day page

A Taste of Wisley Restaurant and café- You have a choice of visiting the restaurant before or after your stroll around the magnificent gardens at RHS Wisley - and there are plenty of tea and coffee stops around the garden just in case you need a refreshment stop.

The Arbor Tea Room at Winkworth Arboretum is a haven of home made cake and freshly brewed tea and coffee - just what you need after an invigorating walk around the Arboretum.

Cromwell Coffee House in Cranleigh is a true independent business in delightful building with outdoor seating for sunny days - good service, good food - excellent tea, coffee and of course cake!

Use the search facility to find more places to enjoy a cuppa or get your caffeine fix and remember that many of the pubs in the area also serve tea and coffee.