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Tower Forge Hilders Cliff | Landgate, Rye TN31 7LD, England
+44 1797 225838
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  • Very good9%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
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Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Tower Forge Hilders Cliff | Landgate, Rye TN31 7LD, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There’s not much that the staff don’t know about the enormous range of delicious hot chocolates served here. Every possible taste is catered for from strength to ingredients. I’m still working my way through the menu and have lived here for over a year. Excellent

Thank Steve T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the most amazing milkshakes today! Absolutely delicious thank you :) We will be back to try all the hot chocolates too!!

Thank Emilyw1990
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing (proper!) chocolate milkshakes served by friendly staff. These guys really know what they’re doing. Gonna come back another time to try the hot chocolate.

Thank MrAugar
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on a roasting Monday had 2 34% choc milkshakes. Sublime Is the word that comes to mind , best milkshake I’ve ever had. If you like hot chocolate they have a huge selection . Very friendly owner as well

Thank Jamie B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been visiting Rye and Knoops for years. I returned this weekend after two years of absence and the passion is still there. Mr Knoops is passionate with every single cup of chocolate he excellently prepares. I tried the mocca this time and it was equally...More

Thank thisisme?ok
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We walked past this place and it looked busy, everyone was coming out with huge hot chocs and milkshakes. We thought we would give it try and so glad we did. Helpful staff and the most Amazing milkshakes i have ever had. Wish i didnt...More

Thank helsbels2004
Reviewed 11 June 2018

Chocolate, to drink, not eat, is the thing here and it is quite honestly the best hot chocolate I have ever had. The owner is really friendly, helpful and with a real, in depth knowledge of chocolate. The home made biscuits were delicious and I...More

Thank Goodfoodlover56
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

It is so hard to find drinks bars that have a selection of drinks for the dairy free and Knoops vast selection of hot chocolates with milk / non milk mixers (4 types) was a hit for our whole family. The choice of hot chocolate...More

Thank BluePurrl
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

We visited Knoops to see what the hype was about after reading reviews heralding it as home of ‘the best hot chocolate and milkshakes ever!’. Knoops lived up to and surpassed every bit of positive feedback that it has had, it truly was the best...More

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 18 May 2018

Every choice of hot chocolate imaginable, you won't be able to make up your mind. Limited seating but you can take out.

Thank Lynne R
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Questions & Answers
31 August 2017|
Response from KnoopsinRye | Property representative |
Hello. We always stock almond, soy and lacto-free milk.
Debbie M
17 March 2016|
Response from KnoopsinRye | Property representative |
Hello Debbie. Yes we do.
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$7
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Takeout, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tower Forge Hilders Cliff | Landgate, Rye TN31 7LD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Rye
  • Phone Number: +44 1797 225838
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