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The Playden Oasts Inn Restaurant

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££ - £££
Bar, British
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Playden Oasts Rye Road, Playden, Rye TN31 7UL, England
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Hastings, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Second visit today for Sunday lunch as was feeling under par last time and the food was as good as I remember, even managed to fit in a dessert this time which was very tasty and well presented. Staff very friendly and helpful, nothing is too much trouble. May have to try again!!

Thank tinac0llis
Kim R, Owner at The Playden Oasts Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you. We hope to see you again soon. More 

Blue Ridge, Georgia
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant was within walking distance of the Corner House and was totally delightful, both meal and decor...coming back in Sep 2017

Thank jeremcconnellbr
Kim R, Owner at The Playden Oasts Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you. Look forward ro seeing you again in September. More 

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64 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed for our 61st wedding anniversary, and booked into the restaurant for a celebration meal. We didn't have starters, but the mains were superb. I had a meat pudding which was huge and a selection of seasonal veg, my husband had the scampi which was cooked and presented superbly. We were given a complimentary bottle of wine by management... More 

Thank trish2665
Kim R, Owner at The Playden Oasts Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

It was lovely meeting you. Hope to see you again soon. More 

New Romney, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Went here for the first time in many years - Sunday lunch was well presented and very very tasty - have already bookekd again

Thank tatianabobo
Kim R, Owner at The Playden Oasts Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Just spent a night here while convalescing. Great room with good food in the restaurant. Setting is quiet layed in bed this morning listening to birds superb good breakfast. Only 5 mins from Rye can highly recommend we will use again

1 Thank Martin8858
Kim R, Owner at The Playden Oasts Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you. We look forward to your return visit. More 

New York City, New York
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Lovely friendly service, but food was disappointing and expensive for the lackluster experience. Pork belly was tough and had a long bone??? Lamb shank tasted like a pre cooked bland frozen product, desserts were bought in and mediocre.

Thank Lisa T
Cranbrook, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Make sure you go. Friendly people and great beer!! 😀 The landlady is fantastic. Make you're to say hello when you pop by.

Thank schnitzeltits
Kim R, Owner at The Playden Oasts Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

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Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Under new ownership had a delightful lunch with a very amiable young lady called Tia.Had a beautiful steak and lamp.

Thank stuart74093
Koh Samui
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64 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Had dinner because we stayed at the B&B part. The had my favourite beer to start (curious brew). Food was delicious and plentiful, had the salmon and the lamb shanks. Place was cozy. Not cheap if just looking for a mid week meal, but fine for nice dinner outing.

Thank zannaevans
Kim R, Owner at The Playden Oasts Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to comment. More 

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97 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Extensive menu, lovely specials, difficult to choose, attentive chef, wonderful ambience and cozy eating. One of those hidden gems - you should try it!

Thank Nigel G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$26 - US$45
Bar, British
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Playden Oasts Rye Road, Playden, Rye TN31 7UL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Rye  >  Playden
  • Phone Number: 441797223502
Boasting many of the original features, including the impressive roundels themselves, the Playden Oast offers a unique hotel experience in the heart of the East Sussex countryside. You can choose from eight traditionally styled, en-suite bedrooms including two large round bedrooms in the centre of the building. There are also two restaurants offering a wide range of locally sourced dishes, served daily. Families and pets are welcome.

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