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Landgate Bistro

#13 of 77 Restaurants in Rye
Certificate of Excellence
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5-6 Landgate, Rye TN31 7LH, England
+44 1797 222829
Sun 12:00 - 15:00
Wed - Sat 19:00 - 21:00
Sat 12:00 - 14:15
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Booked a table really easy for Saturday night via TripAdvisor app. It's a fairly small, nicely decorated warm and inviting restaurant. Food is quite expensive and it's quite small portions but food was served like little pieces of art. Fish cakes were perfect and scallops were cooked really well. We both had lamb for main but found bits of it... More 

Thank Annie P
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A thoroughly nice meal. I can't remember the last time I ate as well. The scallops were excellent as was the lamb - and the pistachio and apricot desert was tremendous. Improvements? The potatoes could have been better and sharper knives for the meat (which was tender but regular knives do not do the trick for me when it comes... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely meal in all ways, lovely service and delightful flavours. Absolutely book and sit back and enjoy.

Thank Kara C
Bedford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Myself and my partner visited land gate bistro midweek, we were greeted by the most attentive,polite maître de /maybe owner ,my partner picked the set menu of three courses which was absolutely delicious and I plumped for the main menu with the lamb being my option, I must say it was one of the tastiest and most delightfully presented plates... More 

Thank Philip B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A great meal, my second visit to this bistro and not disappointed- fresh full of flavour and so well balanced and presented. You should try the a la carte cheeseboard; and it makes sense to share it with friends a real treat thanks Martin.

Thank Mark C
Waltham Abbey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So appearances can be deceptive, a standard shop front nothing special. Greeted by the manger and waitress very welcoming, clean and tidy, menu freshly printed again nothing ott. Menu not extensive and a deal on the courses midweek great. Service great, then came the food. Starter blown away by the flavour, presentation. Main course an explosion of taste, well presented... More 

Thank El-tel40
Wadhurst, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

I had been recommended the Landgate Bistro and was happy to get a table for our group on a Saturday night, two of our group were vegetarian so I was pleased to see two vegetarian options on the sample menu for both starters and mains, my first disappointment was the fact that when we arrived there was only one vegetarian... More 

Thank Sally L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

A perfect couple of nights in Rye - stay at Jeakes House, eat at Webbe's Fish and, next night, at Landgate Bistro. There was a pre-wedding group there when we arrived, so the restaurant close to full, but the service was great, the food delicious, and cooking of really high quality. Lucky Ryers, having such quality at hand!

Thank StridingJ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

I live near Rye and took my husband here for his birthday and hadn't been here before. But we will be going back. Greeted by a very polite waiter who could've been the owner - the menu was different but creative. The food was lovely we had starter, main and dessert and nothing went back - delicious.

Thank ufo4nev
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is small and feels just a little cramped but very stylish. The staff were generally excellent. Helpful yet unobtrusive and knowledgeable about the dishes. A little slow to bring bread. Menu had reasonable amount of choice but many dishes are quite unusual (squirrel or cuttlefish ) so if you like more conventional dishes the choice is limited. Everything... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
European, British
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?