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Ambrette Restaurant at Rye

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Indian, Contemporary, Fusion
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6 High Street, Rye TN31 7JE, England
+44 1797 222043
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Today
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tue - Sun 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tue - Thu 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night Food, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 372
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  • 106
    Very good
  • 36
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  • 9
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  • 9
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Fabulous!

What a wonderful restaurant! Worth a trip to Rye just to sample their delicious Food!! I will definitely go back! Delightful contemporary surroundings, delicious spicy food with an English twist. Fab!!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
Suecharlie2206
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Chobham
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Chobham
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

What a wonderful restaurant! Worth a trip to Rye just to sample their delicious Food!! I will definitely go back! Delightful contemporary surroundings, delicious spicy food with an English twist. Fab!!!

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Margate, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

We had the taster menu last night and was very disappointed. We eat at the Ambrette in Margate and the food there is outstanding. The waitresses were lovely but the food did not live up to my expectations and was not worth the £150 for two that we paid. The place is very clean but I would not go back.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

This is not a typical English curry house. If that is what you want there are some in Rye - this is really different. The spices are unusual and delicate, no vindaloo here. There are game, vegetarian and fish dishes all blended with Indian spices, and many complimentary amuse bouches between courses. Deserts maybe a little too sweet for the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

I cannot fault the food or the service at this fabulous restaurant. A wonderful family celebration made perfect with a delicious 3 course meal at a very reasonable price! HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!

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Hawkhurst, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Small but very good menu. Two vegetarian options and a fish of the day. Lovely touch with complimentary Amuse Bouche, small cup of soup and a water ice with popping candy. Very reasonably priced. Helpful, pleasant staff.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

The meal at this restaurant was very good. A sort of Indian-English blend which represents well one of the developments in current English cuisine. An excellent meal, and very good service. We will certainly go back the next time we are in Rye.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We visited with a large family group and received very good service and the food was first rate! The waiting staff were very helpful especially with the younger family members and recommendations were all spot on.

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Warm welcome, attentive friendly service throughout. Soft shell crab a must! Aubergine main plus pheasant as a main delicious. Great amuse bouche. Desserts roasted pineapple and the chocolate platter simply devine. Only thing missing is this restaurant deserves a Michelin star. Great for a special occasion too. Extremely memorable eveing and cannot recommend highly enough! Wonderful flavours and great use... More 

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Caterham, United Kingdom
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14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

I was not sure if I wanted to go to this restaurant as the menu was quite different and I was not sure about the flavours. I am pleased that I overcame my trepidation as it was really good. We started with a lovely cocktail on the house, and then a small starter (I forget what was in it but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We visited here recently after recommendation from family and friends and we weren't disappointed. The food was lovely; traditional English menu, including many game dishes, all served with an Indian twist. We had pigeon and fish of the day starter, followed by pheasant and mutton mains and a chocolate platter and chocolate samosas for dessert. All courses were great and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6 High Street, Rye TN31 7JE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Rye
  • Phone Number: +44 1797 222043

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian, Contemporary, Fusion
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?