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15 High Street, Rye TN31 7JF, England
+44 (0)1797 223480 ‎
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Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Quintessential fish and chip shop

On a short break in Rye, one evening we didn't feel like going for a posh meal at a restaurant, so what better than a traditional fish and chip restaurant? This was one of the best fish and chips we have had. The medium cod was substantial and the batter fresh and crisp. The chips were also fresh... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
Alistair E
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

On a short break in Rye, one evening we didn't feel like going for a posh meal at a restaurant, so what better than a traditional fish and chip restaurant? This was one of the best fish and chips we have had. The medium cod was substantial and the batter fresh and crisp. The chips were also fresh. Guys at... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

If you want home-baked cakes and old fashioned, just so service then this is the place for you. They also serve light meals and breakfasts all to good standards. I love the ethos behind the place and you should be patient with your waiting staff as they take their jobs seriously.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Set in the old historic centre of Rye, we came upon here by chance. It was a pretty depressing day weather wise when we are on our hollies, so the chance to have a cooked breakfast here was welcome. Not only was the food tasty, but it has a great ethos employing people with learning difficulties as part of the... More 

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New Romney, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

3.15 Tried 5 different places for a sandwich or light snack 3 had stopped serving (In the middle of a bank holiday) one had run out of bread. {There is a shop just down the road) We the came across the Mariners, small little cafe very clean. We both ordered ploughmans. Very well presdented and served. 2 small rolls big... More 

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Aldershot, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

This cafe/restaurant is staffed with young people with learning difficulties along with an able bodied helping hand. Katie our waitress was very obliging and very anxious to please and despite a slight variation of my wife's order compared with the menu Katie rose to the challenge most successfully. Our freshly cooked order was delivered promptly and well presented. The quality... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

The Mariners is in a great town and did some excellent food for our visit; the standard menu is quotidian cafe fare you'll find up and down shore towns - sandwiches, jacket potatoes, cream teas, etc. etc. The daily specials come into their own - I had home made gammon, leek and mushroom pie, and the shortcrust pastry was beautiful... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

We were asked to sit at a table in a corner despite having to navigate with a push chair in tight spaces. Asked for a high chair and then got one ourselves, moving tables in the process to one that was able to fit a high chair. No help or assistance from staff, I asked if there was somewhere safe... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Friendly staff and excellent service. Definitely worth a visit. The tea hot pot of tea was very welcome after a morning scouring the antique shops.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Diner style restaurant. Good food - jacket potato, omelette and scampi for the child. Slow service (35' wait for the food) and eggs were a bit runny, all fine for the rest. Mains, coffee and drinks for three - £25

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Rye
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13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

I adore this little cafe on Rye high street. I travel from Hastings after moving from Rye just to come here. Everyone is so friendly and as i've said before, I love the way it is ran. Today they had the fire going which made for a very cozy feel! Today me and my partner has a soup each to... More 

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Address: 15 High Street, Rye TN31 7JF, England
Phone Number: +44 (0)1797 223480 ‎
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Rye
Cuisine: British

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  • Address: 15 High Street, Rye TN31 7JF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Rye
  • Phone Number: +44 (0)1797 223480 ‎

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  • Cuisine: British

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