Opening Times


Monday – Friday
09.00 am – 5.00 pm
09.00 am – 1.00 pm

Post Office

Monday – Saturday
09.00 am – 1.00 pm

Contact us

Church Lane
Ripe, East Sussex

Shop – Café – Post Office
The Hub of the Community

This is more than just a place to buy groceries. We have all the products you might expect in a small supermarket, plus an outstanding range of locally sourced and speciality items.

We offer great value, variety and vibrancy, support the local economy and can trace many products to their source.

At Ripe Village Stores you can buy a Morrocan spiced lamb ready-meal for your supper and a bottle of Rioja to go with it, or enjoy a freshly-made coffee and some cake while you send a parcel to New Zealand.

We also host regular pop-up suppers, parties and other social events — see the membership page for details.

As a community business, our manager Kath needs your help in many ways, including helping behind the counter, stock keeping, accounting and cleaning. Local people give us a huge amount of support, but we still need you!

Upcoming Events

Christmas Fair
Join us on Saturday, the 3rd of December 2016 from 3pm for our Christmas Fair. There will be stalls, mince pies, and mulled wine, followed by the tree lighting and a pop-up pub night! See our What’s On page for more details.

Ripe & Chalvington Christmas Tree Fund Raffle Tickets are on sale at the shop for just £1 each. Drawing will be held on Saturday, the 17th of December 2016 at The Yew Tree Inn, Chalvington at 7.30pm.

Café Is Now Open Monday-Saturday, so be sure to come in for coffee, cake and more!