The Leas Shelter Coffee Shop

Coffee and Tranquility

Overlooking the waves of the English Channel, The Leas Shelter Coffee Shop is a wonderfully inviting spot to enjoy a cup of coffee and something to eat. More than just a coffee shop, this haven of comfort and charm encapsulates the essence of Folkestone’s coastal allure. With its captivating views, warm ambiance, and an array of meticulously crafted beverages and delectable treats, The Leas Shelter Coffee Shop beckons both locals and visitors alike to savor moments of tranquility and indulge in the simple pleasures of life, all while being cradled by the beauty of the sea and the enchantment of the Leas Cliff Hall.

Winter Opening Hours:

Monday – Friday: 10am – 4pm
Saturday: 9am – 5pm
Sunday: 10am – 4pm



Illy Coffee – made with a unique 100% Arabica blend created by combining nine different Arabica coffees, all selected from the finest coffee harvests in the world.

Espresso £1.80

Double Espresso £3.50

Macchiato £2.20

Americano £2.80

Cappuccino £3.20

Latte £3.20

Flat White £3.20

Mocha £3.30

Hot Chocolate £3.30

Syrups 50p

add cream and marshmallows for 50p

Tea – English Breakfast, Earl Grey, Chamomile, Decaf, Peppermint, Green Tea, Lemongrass, Citrus and Ginger

Single pot £2.00

Double pot £3.00

Alternative milks available.


Choice of malted Wheat Grain or White Bread

Honey-baked ham and mustard £5.25

Egg mayonnaise £4.40

Caramelised onion hummus, tomato and rocket £5.25 (V)

Tuna mayonnaise with red onion, tomato and lettuce £6.10

Ploughman’s Sandwich: Cheddar cheese, ham and pickle £6.30

Toasted Sandwiches

BLT – Bacon, lettuce, tomato and mayonnaise £6.10

Mature cheddar and red onion chutney £5.55

All sandwiches and panini are served with a small undressed side salad and a portion of crisps.

While we take thorough caution to minimise the risk of cross-contamination, all our food is prepared in a kitchen where nuts, gluten and other allergens are present, therefore cannot guarantee a completely allergen free environment. If you have a food allergy, please let a member of our staff know before ordering. Full allergen information is available on request.


Tomato, basil and mozzarella £6.10

Roasted Vegetable Provençale and hummus £6.30

Ham, cheese and mustard £6.10

Bacon, brie and cranberry £6.60

Tuna Melt with cheese, mayonnaise and red onion £6.60

Sweet Treats

Cream Tea: Fruit scone with Clotted Cream and strawberry jam accompanied by a pot of English Breakfast tea. £6.30

Toasted teacake with butter £2.35

Two slices of toast with jam and butter £2.35

A selection of cakes are available at the counter.

Please see at the bar for a selection of soft drinks and alcoholic beverages including wine beer and cider.