Head over to Hotham Park Cafe

Hotham Park Café has opened its doors to the public. Set in the heart of the park, the café has views over the Boating Lake and surrounding parkland.  Serving a wide range of freshly made hot and cold food and drinks the café has something for everybody.

Homemade cakes, a variety of breakfasts and lunches, fresh organic drinks and a variety of ice cream flavours will keep daytime customers happy while evening diners have the choice of pasta, meat and fish dishes and freshly made pizzas from the traditional pizza oven. 

Jo Knight and husband Tony visited the café shortly after opening and enjoyed a cappuccino. Jo, of Highcroft Crescent, Bognor Regis, said: “We really like the Hotham Park Café. It is the first time we have been here. The service was very good and the coffee was great too.” 

Ayesha Matijuk, of Thistle Copse in Felpham, was also among the first to visit the café with her daughter Eva. She said: “One of the things I really like about the café is the location. I can relax. I don’t have to worry about my child wandering off. It’s peaceful and the views of the park are lovely.”

Cllr Mrs Gillian Brown, Leader of Arun District Council and Cabinet Member for Economic Regeneration, said: “I am thrilled the Hotham Park Café is now open to the public. 

“The café looks absolutely splendid. With summer and the warmer weather now here there is no better time to visit. I very much hope customers of the café enjoy spending time exploring Hotham Park, Bognor Regis and the Arun District.”

Tom Barnes is the café operator and also the owner of the popular Lobster Pot café at Felpham. He said: “I am delighted Hotham Park Café, Bognor Regis, is now open. My staff and I are really looking forward to welcoming our new customers and serving them with tasty and freshly produced food and drink.”  

Hotham Park Café is open from 8am to 8pm seven days a week. During the evening the route from the Lodge car park to the café is illuminated, including uplighters highlighting specimen trees and in Hotham House Clock Tower to show off its architectural splendour.