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Ambrette Restaurant at Rye

Certificate of Excellence
Gluten Free Options, Contemporary, Fusion
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6 High Street, Rye TN31 7JE, England
+44 1797 222043
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Open now
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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We have already visited the Margate Ambrette and loved it, so we combined a birthday night away in Rye with a lunch here- it did not disappoint. The setting was lovely- we sat next to the French doors which open completely with a backdrop of the local historic monastery. We ate from the set lunch menu which was delicious, and... More 

Thank susiemg
Woodford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is our second visit and our first visit to their new location. The food didn't disappoint. Beautifully presented, tasty dishes with the nice touch of small treats in between courses. Two things stopped me from giving it top marks - the decor is really bland. It needs some pictures and soft furnishings as it currently looks like they have... More 

1 Thank Julie S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was a wonderfully unexpected fusion of traditional and Indian flavours. The venison was especially good. We were given several extra taster dishes throughout the evening which was a welcome touch. Excellent, friendly service and a lovely, light conservatory. Expensive, but worth it.

1 Thank Reading tourist
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a special treat on our last night in Rye and we were very impressed with the immaculate service, fabulous food and extra delights which appeared over the evening. This is a modern Indian fusion cuisine with delicate taste and amazing flavours. Highly recommended.

1 Thank Eileen C
Brighton, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Delicious fusion food. Beautifully blanked spices and flavours. The restaurant doesn't look so much from the front but at the back it opens up under a glass extension overlooking a 12th century church. Good service and everything you would expect from a fine dining experience with unusual and delicious flavours

1 Thank pie12
Alcester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is another restaurant you need to book ahead. They don't over fill the restaurant, but you get excellent food and service, they were very accommodating with my slightly fussy daughter - but actually she really enjoyed the taste experience. The indian flavours were delicious, not hot. we were given a complimentary drink to start and other complimentary courses to... More 

1 Thank Helen W
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

2nd visit and the quality of food was as good as the first. The menu is slightly limited which I do prefer as I can confirm the mixed mains we all ordered were fantastic, almost fine dining. The ingredients were great and the presentation first class. This is my first visit in their new location and it is lovely and... More 

1 Thank TravelmanBasingstoke
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You know you're in for a good meal when a menu is only two or three pages long. And the Ambrette did not disappoint. Every meal was simply brilliant (to my taste; my wife said she loved it but wished there'd been a little less pepper in the main course). Service was professional and polite; and the place has a... More 

1 Thank agfoxx
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited thisrestaurant for a birthday Sunday lunch. Not knowing what to expect. We were pleasantly surprised. Service was good and very attentive. We did not have to wait to be served and there was just enough time between courses. The food was sensational a subtle mix of the spices of India and the traditional Sunday Lunch. Lightly spiced and... More 

1 Thank Michael H
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is truly fantastic. We ordered from the A la carte menu and every dish was incredible. Also between every main dish there was a nice little sorbet or spoon dish to bolster the meal. The presentation of every dish was also fantastic. The service was excellent. The waiters worked tirelessly despite being under staffed. This is a really... 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 Options, Contemporary, Fusion
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children
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?