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Welcome to GK's Café

At GK's Café you can expect friendly service, freshly prepared hot and cold food including sandwiches, baguettes, scones, soups, paninis, jacket potatoes, salads, pastries, cakes and biscuits, plus a range of hot and cold drinks, including coffees made from freshly ground beans, teas, hot chocolate and numerous soft drinks.

GK's Café is a charity-run establishment within Chailey Heritage Foundation, a disability charity in the heart of the Sussex countryside.

Named after the founder of Chailey Heritage Foundation, Dame Grace Kimmins, GK's Café is a great place for customers of the Life Skills Centre to have lunch, a snack or even just a coffee. GK's is also open to the wider community, with or without a disability. Any café profits are used to pay for equipment in the Life Skills Centre which has a wheel-chair friendly gym, spa and sauna, disability-friendly ICT, cookery and arts sessions plus much more... 

If you're passing along the A272 between Haywards Heath and Uckfield, call in. Parking is free, so is Wi-Fi, and a warm welcome awaits!

GK's Loyalty Card

Collect 5 stamps and claim any regular Americano or regular tea for FREE. Collect 10 stamps and claim ANY REGULAR HOT DRINK for FREE!!!

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Meet Our Team

Gareth Cater

GKs Cafe Manager

Deborah Cochrane

GKs Cafe Assistant

Tracey Smith

GKs Cafe Assistant

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