British in Rye

Landgate Bistro

Escape the medieval excesses of Rye’s central eateries to this fresh-feeling bistro, slightly off the tourist trail near the impressive 14th-century Landgate. The focus here is on competently crafted dishes using lo…
Cafe in Rye


Long-time believers in organic and fair-trade produce, Haydens dishes up delicious omelettes, ploughman’s lunches, salads and bagels in a light, breezy cafe. There’s a wonderful elevated terrace at the back with gre…
Cafe in Rye

Simon the Pieman

Many local cream-tea cognoscenti assert this traditional tearoom, Rye’s oldest, does the best scone-cream-jam combo this side of Romney Marsh. Further foes of tooth and waistline tempt from the shop’s window.