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Rye Bay Cafe

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1 Royal William Square | Old Lydd Road, Camber, Rye TN31 7RX, England
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sat - Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Carshalton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Was the best fish and chips I've had in years! Had whitebait to start, also great! 12 of us with 5 kids ages 4 to 12, everyone enjoyed their meal and we given a great service! Highly recommend this eatery! Proper food.

Thank Elizabeth B
Camberley, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Nice pub with traditional food only a stumble from the beach. Friendly staff, happily reserved us a table and worked hard to help us enjoy our visit.

Thank HeMan321
Kettering, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Situated just of the sands this is a good place to grad a snack or meal. The staff were pleasant and the food was ok. Best to book early as there were people being turned away but that could have been due to a small private function. The propiorter was helpful to those that couldn't be seated offering advice on... More 

Thank chris9882016
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42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A fantastic little cafe with high class service and friendly staff. Great ambience with excellent selection of wine reasonably plriced

Thank Dr. Nizam M
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Out standing food. Pleasantly surprised plus the most polite welcoming waitress. top place Well definitely coming back

Thank Danny E
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I both decided on the homemade fish cakes with chips and salad the fishcakes really were homemade and were excellent. These were washed down with indian ale from a local brewery.The service was very prompt and when I came to pay the bill the owner deducted 10%from the bill once he found out I was staying at... More 

Thank VoyagerNorthants
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

Such a shame! Perfectly positioned to cater for hungry beach goers who don't want to fight the seagulls for their picnic. A short walk from the beach, easily reached on foot. Friendly welcome and fun decor but that's as far as the positives go. There was a board of specials on the wall (that's usual) but there was also a... More 

1 Thank SallyStreatham
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29 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

Service and food were good. Unfortunately they did not have the Wasabi Prawns anymore. Beef Burger was a little bit dry, but the Salt & Pepper Squid, Fish and Chips, Pulled Pork Burger were excellent. Would def. come back.

Thank Cheenese
Folkestone, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

Lovely, friendly atmosphere created by great staff and delicious food. Excellent value for money especially relative to other eateries in the area. Looking forward to eating her again.

Thank Twinklekitchen
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

Went for family meal and was treated by staff who was lovely. Couldn't be more helpful, lovely evening out. We hAd scampi chips and peas and sundae for sweet. It was lovely made and presented would def recommend

Thank Neillisa Y

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cafe, British
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Royal William Square | Old Lydd Road, Camber, Rye TN31 7RX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Rye  >  Camber
  • Phone Number: 447793393186

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