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Landgate Bistro

#15 of 81 Restaurants in Rye
Certificate of Excellence
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5-6 Landgate, Rye TN31 7LH, England
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wed - Sat 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 2:15 pm
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Wilmington, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Beautifully presented and tasty food a bit pricey but worth a visit. We were here for a birthday dinner but sadly they dot open on Sunday evening, we had to eat at lunchtime instead.......

Thank Sue B
Sandy, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It has been 2 years since we were last here. We took some friends who thoroughly enjoyed it. Scallops and squid for starters, we're all delicious. House white very reasonable. Lamb, duck and cod for mains, all fabulous. We shared a cheesecake and cheese board. Thoroughly replete at the end. Service was impeccable

Thank Becs2wilson
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for a romantic meal with the wife. The atmosphere was very nice and the service was fast and polite. The food was lovely, I had selected from the set menu and the wife had lamb as a main course. All was good other than the amount of Garlic foam and the potency that surrounded some fantastic Cod(would have been... More 

Thank Antony M
Suffolk UK
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a week in East Sussex and had several dinners in Rye which has a number of recommended restaurants. This one is easily the best for food and atmosphere. The staff are friendly and helpful and the food was of the highest quality and presentation. Over two evenings we ordered fillets of Dover sole, cod fillets and castle lamb.... More 

Thank Retman
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely atmosphere, good food, but not great provision for gluten free- couldn't provide GF bread and dessert options were also very limited.

Thank Michael S
Aylesford, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great place to go for dinner of an evening, we could not fault this restaurant and why would we, great service and unbelievably great food, we had the perfect evening thank you so much to all that served us and prepared our food. Warm and cosy atmosphere knowledgable staff about the choices on the menu and drinks. Thank... More 

1 Thank Chris M
Surrey, England
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32 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visit Rye a couple of times a year and always make sure I visit the Landgate. The food is wonderful - the lamb medley (loin, hot pot, sweetbreads etc) is the best lamb I've ever eaten. I always find the menu varied with lots of interesting choices and the service and ambience are good. The only improvement I'd make... More 

Thank Lisa K
London, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a lovely place to dine. The service was immediately friendly, efficient and graceful. We ate lunch on a Sunday and although the restaurant wasn't very full it had a wonderful vibe. The menu is interesting and enticing and reasonably priced for what you receive. My starter of scallops was fab and my partners starter of spice crusted squid was... More 

Thank taureanfoodie65
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68 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice little bistro. Tables are a little bit on top of each other, and they seem to group the diners together, so you are over heard and over looked completely. Focaccia served on a paper napkin(?) was very good. Cod brandade really really salty. Salt cod should have been soaked for a lot longer. Squid batter over cooked but nice... More 

1 Thank bernikp102
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

We had lunch , 4 adults and 2 todlers, the welcome , service , and food could not have been better. Each dish was delicious, certainly up to the standard or better than some the London foodie restaurants. Would love to come back.

1 Thank claude b

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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 of 5 stars
European, British
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5-6 Landgate, Rye TN31 7LH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Rye
  • Phone Number: 441797222829

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