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Webbe's at the Fish Cafe

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17 Tower Street, Rye TN31 7AT, England
+44 1797 222226
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London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a warm and friendly welcome as usual and the menu was extremely tempting with special scallop dishes to complement the regular lunchtime menu. As always te service and food was of the highest quality and it is a restaurant we would reccoment to anyone looking for something a bit special.

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Thank V563SQpeter
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

At 11.30 we all settled down to listen to Paul Webbe give an excellent talk and demonstration about Rye Scallops, the preparation and cooking of four recipes followed by a Q & A. Paul was a very friendly and a great communicator, a really entertaining hour accompanied by a glass of kir Breton, most acceptable. This followed by a lovely... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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147 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a warm welcome to Webbe's on the first night of the Scallop Festival. Five courses of scallops and all were perfect. I loved the seared scallops with mushrooms but the others preferred the broth. We then finished on a fabulously light dessert of lemon mousse and fruit. An enormous pleasure to be treated to such a fabulous meal.... More 

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Rye, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Been coming here for years. Came here for the scallop week festival. Pleased to see they still serve the scallops with the roe attached. This restaurant is consistently good. Always good service as well.

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Thank bob p
St Leonards, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Hi this Is a lovely place to have a great meal where the staff are very friendly and help full with every one who goes in there to eat or have a cup of tea or coffee

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great, very vibrant place. The service is friendly and good. My husband was very impressed by the menu, I found some of the dishes a little spicey for my liking, but that's just my issue. The food was well cooked, obviously very fish orientated. Again, this is a personal issue, I did find the food a little... More 

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Thank Jalohi
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Webbe's Cafe was chosen for lunch because of their fame for excellent seafood and we were not disappointed. Scallops for starters were deliciously prepared and a reason to return to this restaurant. The portion of Flounders as the main course were more than generous and well presented. Service was efficient, competent and friendly. Although we chose not to have any... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a super Friday night meal here. Very warm, homely and rustic environment and the dishes were packed of flavour. Our starters were placed up very beautifully. We particularly liked the smoked herring. The main courses were large and tasted very fresh.

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Montreal, Canada
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238 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

OK, this is not a chain, but has sister resto in Hastings and school in same building. Top quality fresh lunch with great creativity and choices. Excellent service and bright clean look to eating area. Every dish was well balanced and very fresh. This is where you want to go. Not free, but good value.

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Coleford, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Webbes for my husband birthday. The atmosphere was really lovely and relaxed. The staff were very friendly and chatty. The food was superbly cooked. The steamed scallops were delicious.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$80
Cuisine
Seafood, British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Tower Street, Rye TN31 7AT, England
  • Public Transportation: If arriving by train - we are a short walk from Rye train station. If arriving by Bus, the main stop is near the railway station also, again short walking distance from us.
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Rye
  • Phone Number: +44 1797 222226

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?