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Ambrette Restaurant at Rye

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Gluten Free, Contemporary, Fusion
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6 High Street, Rye TN31 7JE, England
+44 1797 222043
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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All 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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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Change of venue was not for the best, Saying that the food rose to the occasion with a fusion of flavours expertly added to the dishes to compliment the food that was being eaten. 5 stars again for attention of waiters, chefs & service.

Thank Bob B
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141 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Friends had been before, had been at the Ambrette in Canterbury, had been impressed and invited us to join them for Sunday lunch. Everything was excellent, from the complimentary amuse-bouche, through the three-course lunch to the coffee. The combination of roast meat, curry sauce and "Canterbury" pudding worked extremely well (a pity the zebra was out of season!), and the... More 

Thank HectorFromBerne
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15 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked a table for four as we were visiting Rye for the weekend but when we walked into the restaurant it was so hot. Taken to a table in the conservatory which was even hotter. It had been a hot day but there were no fans nor was the conservatory door or window open. We sat for five minutes but... More 

Thank holley5
Stebbing, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I can't fault The Ambrette at Rye. I wanted to take my boyfriend somewhere special for his birthday and I'm so glad I chose The Ambrette. The service was flawless and the menu was very varied- it was hard to choose! The flavours were intense but fresh and combinations unusual. Everything was delicious.

Thank ragingebull
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94 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked a meal here for four of us on a week's holiday near Rye, for our special night out. It was an excellent choice. The food was really unusual Indian food. I had a dosa with potato curry for starters which looked amazing and tasted gorgeous. We had little treats before the meal and between courses. The atmosphere was... More 

Thank Alicia M
Kuala Lumpur
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having read the good reviews we were rather excited having to dine in Ambrette on our last night in Rye. Excitement didnt last very long, most of the food we ordered tasted the same. From starter to two complimentary dishes and the mains, its all cumins and lentils. This is not really of a fine dining establishment. We had better... More 

Thank J_Tan_KL
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited early on a Tuesday evening. We had read a few great reviews so expected a lot. Entrance is small, but it opens up in a large restaurant. Waiter and bar man were very professional with good but not overbearing service. The concept is great, Indian flavours but no curries. The dishes we ordered seemed a little over spiced... More 

Thank Mark T
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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fab food, very eclectic, loved it. Ignore reviews about poor service and embrace the great food, and now they are serving weekend breakfasts, can't wait.

Thank SecretKent
East Sussex, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We'd tried to get in here unannounced before, this time we made a booking for a Wednesday evening and the place was quiet, a few tables taken with the resulting quiet atmosphere, which we enjoyed. We tried the 'Tasting Menu', not cheap but well worth the effort, we had a relaxed three hour meal with many smallish dishes made well,... More 

Thank Geoff37
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29 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First visit to Rye, which is quaint but not car friendly. Sat in conservatory area which was lovely although too hot and dazzled by the sun. Perhaps some blinds might help. We had a special Brunch Tasting Menu prior to official rollout which was a real treat to the tastebuds. Every dish was cleverly spiced and had the wow factor... More 

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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
Gluten Free, Contemporary, Fusion
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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

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