Groves Chief Weeder Breakfasts

Groves Coffee Shop & Restaurant

At Groves Coffee Shop & Restaurant at Canterbury Garden Centre, we source great quality, local produce wherever possible because we strongly believe in supporting local businesses and farmers, and producing fantastic fresh food that’s reasonably priced. Our dishes are freshly prepared to order so please do let us know if you have any special dietary requirements when placing your order.

Opening Times

SPRING OPENING: Monday – Saturday 9:00am until 5:00pm Sunday 10:00am until 3:30pm

Please note hot food service ends 30 minutes prior to closing.

Groves Coffee Shop & Restaurant


We offer a fantastic selection of hot drinks perfect for that moment of relaxation, from a range of bean to cup coffees that would please even the most discerning of coffee drinkers to an array of teas from traditional breakfast to Earl Grey and fruit, not to mention speciality hot chocolate with or without spoonfuls of cream and melt-in-the-mouth marshmallows. Groves Coffee Shop & Restaurant also has an extensive variety of fresh fruit juices, fruit smoothies, yummy milkshakes, fizzy drinks, bottled water and other cold drinks. Soya milk and skimmed milk are available on request.


Start the day as you mean to go on with a Groves Coffee Shop & Restaurant breakfast. Our full English breakfast named Head Gardner Special includes all of your breakfast favourites with a cup of tea or coffee and a slice of toast included. If you prefer to start your day a little more lightly, how about trying a hot bacon roll or eggs on toast?

Don’t forget that we offer a fantastic BUY ONE GET ONE FREE on our Chief Weeder hot breakfast Monday to Friday, 9am through to 11am.

Snacks & Main Meals

As you would expect our menu is extensive and we like to think offers a little something for everyone. Whether you’re looking for a light bite, snack on the go, a hearty lunch or a tasty, freshly prepared sandwich we can cater for your needs. The Groves Coffee Shop & Restaurant menu provides a whole host of options from 3 egg omelettes with a choice of delicious fillings to a traditional Ploughman’s or homemade Groves’ quiche. We have a great range of vegetarian dishes available and are happy to accommodate any further dietary requirements wherever possible, just ask one of our lovely waiting staff they will be happy to help you. Don’t forget to keep an eye on our seasonal specials board for the very latest delectable treats available.

Homemade Cakes & Desserts

What more can you ask for than a moist slice of cake, with a steaming hot cup of tea, scrumptious. Even when you don’t think you have room for a dessert, there is always room for cake, particularly when you cast your eyes upon the Groves Coffee Shop & Restaurant display of delectable treats and fluffy, homemade cakes. We have a cake or sweet treat to suit every taste and every occasion, from Eton Mess Sundae to scones and chocolate cake. If you can’t see something you like let us know and next time you come to visit us we might just surprise you.

Children's Menu

Looking for a child friendly environment in which to take your children or grandchildren for a bite to eat, well look no further than Groves Coffee Shop & Restaurant Little Seedlings Menu. Served from 11.30am daily our Little Seedlings Menu provides a wealth of choice for even the fussiest of eaters, from Junior Picnic Boxes with a choice of four items including but not limited to a raisin bag, Babybel cheese or Pom-Bear crisps to fresh, hot lunches with fish fingers, sausages and chicken goujons as options. All Little Seedlings meals include a drink, offering you even greater value for money.

For further information or to make a booking please call 01227 376964 or e-mail Groves Coffee Shop & Restaurant, our staff will be more than happy to help.