5–6 LANDGATE, RYE TN31 7LH, +44 (0)1797 222829


The Good Food Guide 2018

"Mr Peacock works hard at the stove, respects seasonal ingredients and knows his home patch when it comes to supplies – from locally caught fish via marsh lamb to new-season garlic. The result is a menu that might involve tender local squid braised in red wine with aïoli and go on to lemon sole fillets in white wine and tarragon with crispy kale and crushed Pink Fir potatoes or breast and confit leg of Gressingham duck served with Puy lentils, potato gnocchi and wild spinach."

The Good Food Guide 2017

"The menu deals in seasonal local ingredients with the famous scallops and lamb among the star attractions. Modern touches run through a menu that is underpinned with classical good sense."

The Good Food Guide 2016

We are now the only restaurant in Rye listed in the guide: "Readers have applauded a 'standout' soup of pea and mint that was 'fresh and wonderful to taste' [...]. Desserts are a particular highlight, and prune in Armagnac creme brulée garners as much praise as the British artisan cheeses."

The Good Food Guide 2015

lists us as the best restaurant in Rye for 5 consecutive years, and says: "high-quality service and excellent value." [...] A test meal found perfect fresh-from-the-oven bread; a precise, balanced starter of venison carpaccio [...] a main course of Romney Marsh Lamb [...] that was a triumph of flavour and accuracy of cooking".

Where Chefs Eat 2015

We are proud to be listed in this new guide, among the favourite eating places of prominent, Michelin-starred chefs. Only 40 restaurants outside London are included, and we are the only one in East Sussex.

Hardens 2015

“Every bit as good as it was 25 years ago”; this “always-reliable” bistro continues to offer “wonderful” British food (“a short menu of local fish, game at meat”) at “unbelievably low prices”.


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