COVID-19 UPDATE. We will be reopen on Thursday 3/12. The Tier 2 rules and restrictions, means accepting parties who are not part of the same household can lead to us being fined.
Therefore we will unfortunately not be able to accept bookings of 3 or more people unless the party is assured to be formed of people of the same household. At entry, all parties of 3 or more adults, will need to fill in and sign an assurance form, that you are the same household.

We make British food with a classic or modern slant and source our ingredients from the local fields, woodlands and waters. We use free range eggs, milk and cream from farms up the road. We serve a selection of local marsh lamb and pork, and fresh fish is landed a few hundred meters from us (the gurnard, which tail is on our sign, was caught in Rye Bay).

We are proud to say that The Good Food Guide ranks us as the best restaurant in Rye for the sixth, consecutive year. We have also been recommended twice in the new guide Where Chefs Eat. Only 40 restaurants outside London are listed, and we are the only one in Sussex.

We are open for dinner, Wednesday to Thursday from 7 pm; Fridays, Saturdays (and Bank Holiday Sunday), from 6.30 pm. And for lunch, Saturday and Sunday from 12 pm.

Book a table by phone or online, via the link on this page. Follow us on Facebook and on Instagram for behind-the-scene glimpses of ingredients, dishes and special offers and events.

Landgate bistro, 5/6 Landgate, Rye, TN31 7LH. Phone, 01797 222829.

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