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Landgate Bistro

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British, Bistro
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5-6 Landgate, Rye TN31 7LH, England
(01797) 222829
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Today
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wed - Sat 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Good for:
Romance
Local cuisine
Special occasions

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 174
    Excellent
  • 61
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Excellent Meal

We had hoped to go to this restaurant on previous visits to Rye but it had been closed. I'm really pleased that we made it this time because it is the best meal we have had in Rye. It is a small restaurant with a small menu but the choice was good. You might want to contact them beforehand if... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
Tony W
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Manerbe, Normandy
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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258 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Manerbe, Normandy
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

We had hoped to go to this restaurant on previous visits to Rye but it had been closed. I'm really pleased that we made it this time because it is the best meal we have had in Rye. It is a small restaurant with a small menu but the choice was good. You might want to contact them beforehand if... More 

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Beckley, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

If you are sick or restaurants that offer a huge menu little if any of which is freshly cooked, then the Landgate Bistro is a refreshing change. With just 6 starters and 6 mains all of which I would have happily eaten, you know someone is taking pride in what they serve. Great atmosphere, great service, great food and good... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We went to the Landsgate for Mother's Day. The food was lovely, very tasty. Staff were very helpful. Highly recommended !!

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

This small and informal bistro a few steps from the historic Landgate in Rye has been a long-standing feature of the local foodie scene. We recently visited once again for a family Sunday lunch and were delighted to note that it continued to offer largely locally sourced and seasonal ingredients for starters and main, cooked with great skill and imagination.... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 via mobile

My partner and I ate here during Rye Bay Scallop Week and are so pleased we did. We had the Scallop Bash menu which consisted of 6 courses, 5 of which were scallops cooked in various ways. Great food, great place and great service. Will definitely recommend to the guests we have stay in our beach house.

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Fabulous combination of food and wine. Enjoyed all the courses and the wine to go with it. Thankyou!

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London
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

I really like restaurants with short menus, usually everything is carefully cooked. This is a charming (but tiny so book!) establishment where four of us had an excellent meal. I can particularly recommend the current lamb dish, totally mouthwatering. Wine list is similarly small but very carefully chosen. Sadly, although three people had dover sole, which two pronounced delicious, the... More 

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Maidstone
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36 reviews 36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

We visited on a quiet Sunday lunchtime in February. The service was excellent. We were offered the most beautiful focaccia whilst waiting (and this was topped up). The onion soup was the most delicious I have ever tried as was the pigeon breast. For the mains we had a venison cottage pie which was equally full of flavour. We ordered... More 

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Walton on Thames
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Dined with a group of 8 friends here on Saturday evening whilst spending a overnight stay in Rye. Had already booked so not sure how far in advance you might need to book. Not the best of exteriors but do not be deceived by this. Could not fault anything. Food and Service excellent. The young waiter who helped serve our... More 

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
122 reviews 122 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

We had booked in advance for a Saturday lunch. Never having been to Rye before we were not sure of where to go, on reflection we could not have chosen better. As this is not in the centre of the town I think it is over looked, we were the only diners in there and they could have cancelled our... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5-6 Landgate, Rye TN31 7LH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Rye
  • Phone Number: (01797) 222829

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British, Bistro

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:15 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?