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Landgate Bistro

5-6 Landgate, Rye TN31 7LH, England
+44 1797 222829
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lamb” (102 reviews)
“guinea fowl” (23 reviews)
“sweetbreads” (16 reviews)
Open Now
19:00 - 21:00 Hours
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
5-6 Landgate, Rye TN31 7LH, England
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1 - 10 of 558 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Felt like I was a judge on master chef, fantastic meal something I could never in a million years cook myself.

Thank Nepney
Reviewed 4 days ago

There was some confusion about our reservation at the Landgate Bistro and we eventually ended up sitting in what they call the bar area, which was comfortable enough. The food here was excellent and the service very good. The star of the show was the...More

Thank zarniwoop
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here tonight for the first time having selected this restaurant based purely on online reviews and a peek in the window this afternoon. I had Lamb leg with Leek and Roquefort tart to start, partner had Pork Belly with Pea and Mint soup to...More

Thank microbailey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant had been recommended to us so we had booked in advance and upon arrival we were shown straight to our table. The restaurant itself is fairly small and we were seated very close to the table next to us, but that did not...More

Thank Sellest
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at 9 pm after making a reservation. It is very close from the medieval gate in the town entrance. The food was delicious, but at this time they didn’t have the duck anymore so I had to go with my second choice, the...More

Thank jeanneasb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on the bank holiday weekend and booked a table for the Sat Lunch time. We managed to get the set menu which was a bargain for the quality of food they offer. I had the buttermilk rabbit as a starter and we were...More

Thank Agsie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really looked forward to visiting Landgate to celebrate our 30th anniversary. The menu is simple with 5 choices for starter and main. We chose the mushroom, and pigeon, starters which were excellent. As was the lamb main. It all went wrong with the desserts. I...More

2  Thank mpspep
MartinRye, Owner at Landgate Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear mpspep, Glad you enjoyed the food but sorry you had to wait 10 minutes for your chocolate mousse. It’s worth pointing out that you were not charged for the dessert. You were also upset that we didn’t take American Express. They are just such...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we knew we were going to be in Rye and having read the reviews we booked Landgate bistro. We are so glad we did. Food service and ambiance were great. Menu is very interesting showcasing local ingredients and everything we tried was cooked to...More

1  Thank WigTill
Reviewed 13 August 2018

We had a superb meal here - fantastic standards and if only Rye were a little closer we would be there every week! Really tremendous find outside of London

1  Thank Jane G
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Well worth booking in advance as the restaurant is only open a few days a week. Lovely restaurant, attentive staff.

1  Thank mark e
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Questions & Answers
13 June 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from MartinRye | Property representative |
Apologies, but no. We offer half portions of the normal menu. Martin for the Bistro
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 21:00
19:00 - 21:00
19:00 - 21:00
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5-6 Landgate, Rye TN31 7LH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Rye
  • Phone Number: +44 1797 222829
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