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Simply Italian

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The Grist Mill The Strand | The Strand, Rye TN31 7DB, England
01797 226024
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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Went for a meal here with two friends and we loved it. We had a lovely wine and the food was brilliant October 2016

Thank Anita T
Sandgate, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Calamari is delicious, varied menu, child friendly. Great place with fantastic food. Must try this place, you will go again and again..👍👍👍👍

Thank Noonie8
Hastings, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I really enjoy visiting here great food and welcoming staff. The range of food changes and often includes new dishes, wide range of beers and wines. Plenty of space quality food and good potions.

Thank Ade1905
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The most warming heartfelt hospitality I have experienced n years... It is rare in a restaurant to recieve impeccable service from every member of staff that serves you, but this was exactly what happened when I visited this restaurant... I was treated with warm polite curtesy and respect by every staff member here... I could not have asked for a... More 

Thank Joya G
Kent, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have eaten in this restaurant over a period of years . Morris the front of house , is fantastic ! The food is consistently Devine ! The produce is fresh and top quality ! When in season , the spaghetti vongole is scrumptious ! There are always wonderful specials on the menu , our girls are grown up now... More 

Thank lorrainehope2016
Greater London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant has a great atmosphere,We had a lovely well cooked & presented meal served by happy staff. The place was buzzing & it was only mid week. The large fish restaurant next door was totally empty that said a lot.

Thank john z m
Northampton England
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43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

8 of us + a toddler went for a family evening meal, which was very nice and reasonably priced, we all had varied food all of which was good as was the service, I would definately eat here again when in Rye.

Thank CocoGA
A TripAdvisor Member
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took my six year old grand daughter to Simply Italian last night the staff were excellent, the pizza for a child's portion was huge. My grand daughter viewed the pizza as a challenge she ate the whole one. I would recommend this restaurant for adults and children it is extremely good

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

2nd visit ti Simply Italian . Atmosphere is busy and friendly good menu and excellant service Popular restaurant so best to book a table

Thank Wendy H
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35 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food in a trattoria ambience. We had spaghetti in a thick tomato sauce and pizza reale with goat cheese. Both hit the spot and were reasonably priced at 7 pounds and 9 pounds respectively.

Thank Kirby S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$7 - $22
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Grist Mill The Strand | The Strand, Rye TN31 7DB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Rye
  • Phone Number: 01797 226024
The simply Italian family is set in a Lovely 17th century mill! We have 2 floors in the main restaurant and yes it looks Italian as well! We alo have a great garden if you enjoy alfresco eating! Serving pizza and pasta and lots of specials! Very children friendly we love families we do so ome and be part of our family too! Let Maurice and all the family take care of and feed you while enjoying our lovely town of rye! Ciaoooooooo see you soon

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