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All 66 Rye Restaurants

The Apothecary

1 East Street, Rye TN31 7JY, England
01797 229 157
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Ranked #34 of 66 Restaurants in Rye
Cuisines: Tea Room
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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East Sussex,UK
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86 reviews 86 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW via mobile

Spread over a number of small rooms with very comfortable seating the Apothecary has a very pleasant relaxing ambiance. I was here with my daughter for a drink and some cake, very pleasant. Lots of choice when it came to tea and coffee. Looking at the menu I will definitely give lunch a try here when I next visit Rye.

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atlanta
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Rye is a wonderful place for sightseeing so many things to offer I needed a spot to sit down and take it all in and the apothecary was the perfect place. With no end of choices in this lovely little town apothecary spoke to me because I had a great rustic antique look to it and from the first look... More

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London
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

A nice place to chill as you wonder around Rye. The coffee and snacks were very good. Has the atmosphere of a cafe we sadly lack in the country

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Sandwich, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

What a delightful little place; delicious home-made cakes, relaxed atmosphere and cosy rooms all leading off from each other until you get to the final one with pages from The Beano pasted onto the ceiling! A great place for afternoon tea in between browsing Rye's beautiful independent shops and pottering around the lovely cobbled streets.

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Lydd, United Kingdom
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65 reviews 65 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

The Apothecary has now become my regular Sunday morning breakfast stop when I am in the area. Occupying a fairly central location on the High Street, it is a fascinating mix of the old and the very old. The coffee is excellent, the bacon sandwich hits the spot and the staff are friendly and efficient. Definitely worth a look.

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London
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Good menu, good coffee, good food, good service, lots of tables - best place for lunch I have tried in Rye, I may not try anywhere else now I've found the Apothecary.

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 via mobile

Popped in here on a recent day out in rye. Having never been before and a lot of choice of tea rooms in rye this one caught our eye. It's based over three floors that seem to have been different houses in the past, it's decoration is very unusual but very nice and cosy. The food is fresh and also... More

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I regularly pop in here when shopping in Rye. The coffee is excellent with a choice of hot or cold milk. Always a good selection of cakes and savoury options. Very laid back atmosphere, a good place to unwind. The service is always good, and the cafe clean

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We often come to the Apothecary ealy on a Sunday morning for toast. Yup, toast. Huge slices of granary bread with butter and (oh yum!) marmite - or jam, or marmalade, etc. as takes your fancy. Always the same laid-back place - please don't be in a rush - and it's just lovely - full of atmosphere over 3 split... More

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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Asked if we wanted hot or cold milk without prompting! Beans are a high Continental roast, didn't see a choice but maybe they vary from day to day, and strength admirable. Lovely laidback atmosphere, good mix of upright tables and squashy sofas, plenty of reading material. Oh, and the carrot cake is wonderful. Ignore the fact that it's served in... More

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