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Hector's Shed

36 East Street, Shoreham-by-Sea BN43 5ZD, England
+44 1273 463950
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“cake” (14 reviews)
“homemade soup” (3 reviews)
“rarebit” (2 reviews)
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
36 East Street, Shoreham-by-Sea BN43 5ZD, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Hector's Shed changed hands very recently but little has changed - still the same cosy space, friendly service, great cakes and a warm welcome for well-behaved dogs.

1  Thank Kay S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Small little corner cafe. Really friendly staff and a family like atmosphere. I had the vegan bowl, which I highly would recommend. All ingredients were fresh, healthy and their home made hummus is amazing!

1  Thank nictheitalian
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friendly service, decent food, doggy treats dispensed, a bit cramped for space when busy, but altogether a good place to visit

Thank Denis I
Reviewed 20 April 2018

We visit Shoreham by sea regularly and have lunched in the area at most of the luncheon establishments. We popped into Hectors last week, a place we had visited sometime in the past. I believe it has changed ownership recently...anyway the food was very good,...More

1  Thank Arnie28
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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

What a fabulous welcome. And cakes were delicious. Service great. Perfect spot for our catch up and nothing to much trouble for staff. Pushed tables together for us too.

2  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Popped in here for a quick cuppa but could not resist a piece of their home made carrot cake. It was delicious. The service was second to none and would recommend for a lovely catch up with friends. Great location too.

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 10 April 2018

Very pleasant café with lots of choice. I had a lovely oven baked jacket potato, best I've had for ages and my husband had the perfect welsh rarebit, good portions too. Lovely homemade cakes as well. Staff really friendly and helpful and café was also...More

1  Thank LucyO29
Reviewed 3 April 2018

If you like the costa or run of the mill, be seen at venues,then probably not your bag, The menu will suit all but fast food freaks, veggie and vegan. Sandwiches are a full meal, no expense spared on ingredients. Cake selection, best I’ve seen....More

2  Thank andy s
Reviewed 18 March 2018

This is a very average cafe with staff that did not seem to be awake. I asked for tea without milk and was later asked if I'd ordered a latte without milk!! Not sure what I would have got if I'd said yes?

Thank FPT38
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

We popped in for breakfast to avoid the rain in Market Day in Shoreham and managed to get a table, the cafe is rather small. I chose scrambled eggs with smoked salmon on artisan bread which was a very generous portion and tasted delicious. My...More

1  Thank M8697NIpatriciaw
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 East Street, Shoreham-by-Sea BN43 5ZD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Shoreham-by-Sea
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 463950
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