Restaurants in Rye

Restaurants in Rye are listed below.  Most restaurants pride themselves with their offer of local produce.

If you have little ones with you then some restaurants are more able to accommodate than others so it may be well to call ahead or to ask your accommodation provider who will also be pleased to offer some guidance. Some of the restaurants offer a take away service and again check before taking it back to your accommodation as some are able to offer additional facilities.

In January we have the Rye Bay Scallops festival when your favourite restaurant may well be offering some special dishes. The Wild boar festival speaks for itself and is very popular.


  • Ferry Inn Stone in Oxney Ferry Inn Stone in Oxney is an ancient pub, built in 1690. The Ferry Inn, along with many other buildings on the Romney Marshes and other nearby areas were Smuggler’s haunts, and in the corner of the main bar (by the Inglenook) can still be seen an Owler’s (smuggler’s) window, where people inside could signal ...
  • Chapel Down Brewery Chapel Down Brewery is a short drive from Rye and Tenterden close of Ellen Terrys former home. Call us on 01580 763033 http://chapeldown.com 
  • Simply Italian Rye A family-owned, child-friendly restaurant in a beautiful former 15th century mill, offering authentic Italian cuisine – freshly made pizzas, traditional pasta dishes and seasonal daily specials. Combined with friendly service, comfortable surroundings and kids menus, why not let our family look after your family? Open: Until late 7 days a week Bring your friends and have a party, ...
  • Kings Head Pub Rye Kings Head Pub Rye (formerly the Top O’ the Hill Pub) is only a few minutes walk from the high street situated in Playden it is one of the top places to eat in Rye. With lots of free parking this family friendly pub offers good food and accommodation. You will enjoy the newly appointed bedrooms, delightful ...
  • The George Hotel Rye Four star The George Hotel Rye is located in the centre of Rye, East Sussex, the hotel was recently renovated to create one of the most stunning hideaways on the south coast. The building dates from 1575 and has enviable heritage; it even has an original Georgian ballroom used for lavish weddings and banquets. An eclectic and ...
  • Playden Oasts Hotel Playden Oasts Hotel is under new management from October 2016 Playden Oasts Hotel is a three star Inn full of charm and character just one mile from the historic Cinque Port of Rye withe plenty of off road parking. Our comfortable accommodation is very popular and we accept dogs and children. If you have never slept in an oast ...
  • Kent & East Sussex Railway A Great Value Day Out for all age Groups, Families with Children, Educational Trips and Big Kids Our all day hop-on, hop-off Rover fares allow unlimited travel along the full 10 ½ miles (16.8 km) of the railway. You can stop off to explore at any station – to visit Bodiam Castle for example, or to look ...
  • Webbs Fish Cafe Webbs Fish Cafe located in the heart of Rye close to the landgate with parking nearby. Paul and Rebecca Webbe, opened The Wild Mushroom Restaurant in 1998. from the outset it has proven popular with locals and visitors alike.  Inspired in part by our love of foraging wild food, the plentiful and outstanding natural ingredients on ...
  • Mermaid Inn Rye As seen on BBC https://www.facebook.com/themermaidinnrye/videos/1279866685393828/ Welcome to the Mermaid Inn , rich in history; Cellars dating from 1156 and the building rebuilt in 1420. The Mermaid Inn offers a unique experience; Sloping ceilings Creaking floorboards and numerous staircases A history and a rich tradition that is maintained by careful stewardship. There are 31 unique rooms to choose from, all of which can be ...
  • Marino’s Fish and Chips Rye If Carlsberg did fish and chips. All cooked fresh to order and nicely presented you are going to love the Fish and Chips here, you can also call and book a table for your meal or hire the restaurant. 37-38 the Mint Telephone: 01797 223 268
  • The Standard Inn The Standard Inn is one of Rye’s most popular pubs, serving great food and reasonably priced beer with a garden area to the rear and easily accessed from The Mint or Cinque Ports street. Offering 5 Bed and Breakfast rooms in the heart of the citadel it is well worth a visit if only to meet ...
  • Fletchers Tea Rooms Fletchers are known for traditional afternoon teas serving freshly baked home made scones, cakes and pastries, made daily on our premises with the finest ingredients. A  licensed restaurant so you can enjoy a glass of wine with your lunch or Sunday roast in this tudor beamed restaurant which was once home to Jacobean Playwright, John Fletcher. Upstairs ...
  • Salts Restaurant Rye Salts Restaurant Rye is located in the popular Rye Lodge Hotel.  
  • Tuscan Kitchen Lion Street Rye Tuscan Kitchen in Lion Street Rye is a family run rustic Tuscan Trattoria set in an old world English oak building serving delicious home made food and award winning wines. Tuscan Kitchen is dedicated to deeply rooted country traditions and the forgotten rhythm of life.  A must for lovers of great food and wine. The Tuscan is ...
  • Carey’s Seafood & Steak Bar Carey’s Seafood & Steak Bar is located on the strand Rye. The team would like to offer you a warm welcome to Carey’s. We are a family run business offering simple, good quality fresh food. Our fish is locally sourced from Hastings & Rye and we only ever use good quality local British meats. All of ...
  • Ypres Castle Inn, Rye Garry and the staff at the Ypres Castle Inn offer a warm and welcoming invitation to locals and visitor’s alike to our 17th Century fisherman’s pub and garden.  “The Wipers” nestles below the Ypres Castle Tower and the Gungarden within the ancient citadel of Rye.  At the Ypres Castle Inn we specialise in fresh fish ...
  • The Globe Inn The Globe Inn is really one of the traditional places to eat in Rye, it’s a modern country inn located in the heart of Rye with a very strong sense of identity. The Globe Inn instantly has you looking around to see what else is happening. The decor is a treat in itself and if ...
  • Flackley Ash Hotel Flackley Ash Hotel is located in the pretty village of Peasemarsh. Our enchanting Garden bedrooms are all south facing and on the ground floor. They are spacious and benefit from French doors leading to a private patio with views of the East Sussex countryside and our games lawn. Enjoy classic comfort with modern touches. All the bedrooms ...
  • The Ship Inn at Winchelsea The Ship offers a warm welcome cold beer and well presented well cooked fresh local food. The food at The Ship is about great produce prepared by our Chef and his team. The menu is full of freshness and flavour compiled with the minimum of fuss to give you the optimum dining experience. The Chef is ...