The Cafe

We open from 10am to sell from RB’s seafood counter – coffee is always available with a sea view.

Food is served from 12 noon, with last orders taken by 5pm on Sunday – Thursday and by 8pm Friday and Saturday.

We take reservations for inside, and we operate a walk in policy for outside. Reservations are not available for our outside tables due to being weather-dependent.

Dogs are very welcome outside and in our Anna Gail room too.

Please note bookings of over 6 people will be charged a non-refundable deposit.

We have 3 toilets available for use – one is a disabled toilet.  Please ensure that children are accompanied at all times.

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The Brick Kiln

Rocky Bottoms was originally built in the 1800’s as a brick kiln to fire and make bricks for the London Brick Company. The coal to fire the kiln was brought in by barges and a horse and cart would climb the cliffs with the fuel. These horses would then mix the clay called ‘puddling up’ and the kiln would have been fired up at least twice a year.

After the First World War the industry slowed and post Second World War, the brick kiln could not compete with competition from overseas. The kiln closed in the late 40’s early 50’s. It then became an agricultural store, until the kiln stack fell in and it became derelict until becoming Rocky Bottoms in 2015.

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