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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
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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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

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  • 360
    Excellent
  • 105
    Very good
  • 35
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
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
Most recent review
Sublime flavours

This was our first visit to the new premises, and we were impressed with the decor apart from the roof cladding at the rear, not sure what it was but it needs removing! The food is always excellent, perfectly cooked and presented - way above and beyond the usual Indian restaurant. They are... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
silvertraveller0
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sussex
via mobile
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  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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sussex
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141 reviews 141 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

This was our first visit to the new premises, and we were impressed with the decor apart from the roof cladding at the rear, not sure what it was but it needs removing! The food is always excellent, perfectly cooked and presented - way above and beyond the usual Indian restaurant. They are currently advertising for staff which they do... More 

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Weybridge, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

We were staying b & b in Rye and checking out the local restaurants for dinner. The menu at Ambrette offered something different, fine dining Indian, so decided to give it a try. My 'special starter' was outstanding and although the other dishes didn't quite match up, we both very much enjoyed our meal. Sadly we are unlikely to be... More 

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Northamptonshire
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61 reviews 61 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

I won't add much to the comments made by other reviewers about the food, which was an interesting take on, as they describe, Indo-European fusion. However, we left after waiting well over thirty minutes for our dessert. The waiting staff were charming and very apologetic, but clearly something had gone wrong in the kitchens, and this was simply unacceptable.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Couldn't resist trying this restaurant once I had seen the menu. Great food and service, Try the Pork and Apple, not something I would normally go for but glad I did

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

My girlfriend booked a table for us to eat at this restaurant for my surprise birthday meal. As we stayed at Hayden's Luxury B&B, we were given a complimentary glass of process when we sat down. We also were given a refreshing cocktail as well. The food was amazing, it was well presented, delicious and tasty. The service was fantastic... More 

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Rye, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We had booked at the Ambrette in its previous home at the White Vine but by the time the booking came round the restaurant had relocated to The Old Monastery. The four friends we had arranged to join us had not been before so we were a little nervous as to their reaction - we needn't have worried because they... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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80 reviews 80 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015 via mobile

We visited having found Ambrette on a Tastecard search, I booked in advance. We thoroughly enjoyed our evening, the food was superb and the service very friendly. The waitresses explained each dish, including the extra taster courses which were complimentary. The cuisine is a mix of Indian & British and was simply delicious. We were disappointed to find that a... More 

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

My partner and I visited this place yesterday as we had a hotel + meal voucher which included this restaurant. The food was absolutely delicious - it was Indian food like I had never had before and the flavours in all the dishes were amazing! The service was attentive and friendly but not intrusive and we even got a few... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Had an excellent meal last night . The food was delicious -wood pigeon and venison particularly good . The staff were particularly pleasant and attentive . The Ambrette is always worth a visit

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

We (a party of 4) booked the tasting menu and - on arrival - added the wine matching option... £65pp. We've eaten at Ambrette before so we were really excited to try the tasting menu. It was 'ok' - not brilliant which I have to say was what I was hoping for so a little disappointing. The muse Bouche to... 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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?