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Simon the Pieman

3 Lion Street, Rye TN31 7LB, England
+44 1797 222207
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good20%
  • Average22%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible28%
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“shop window” (4 reviews)
“tea shops” (4 reviews)
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Cafe, British
$$ - $$$
3 Lion Street, Rye TN31 7LB, England
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1 - 10 of 267 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Arrived late with only 40 mins to closing. No problems and no rush to get rid of us. Also had gluten free option.

Thank Sharon M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Called in here lunchtime for a lovely sausage roll and coffee. Good menu with lots of Simon the Pieman offerings

Thank R0bbie78
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you enjoy the traditional old world tea shops then this one is for you. Beautiful old frontage in keeping with the rest of the town.

Thank Travellifefully
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful spot next to the church to experience the classic English afternoon tea experience, it can get a little crowded, understandably really

Thank Graeme F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This very quaint Tudor type building is on the small lane leading to the church. It is very "old fashioned" but warm and inviting. The whole place is clean and the coffee was good. We will be returning.

Thank Distaste
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very picturesque cafe in the heart of Rye. The food was ok but not outstanding. Tables are a little small and close together so you sometimes have to standup to let other people in to their seats. It is one of those...More

Thank GRemington99
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been to this place for 2 times. I love the coconut flapjack very very much. the only thing I think there is room for improvement is that the desserts are too sweet. the stuff are friendly. The place is authentic and vintage.

Thank hui yin y
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

We called for a scone and tea while wandering around the attractive streets of Rye ,picking out abodes of favourite writers and other triggers for pleasant nostalgia. We had been a little disappointed that the efforts of the authorities to control the spread of dog...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Plenty of places to eat in Rye but StP is very central and close to the splendid church. I had a smoothie, a cheese toastie and a serving of chips - Just over £11 which is probably OK. Friendly service - very happy to give...More

Thank Justin_Dillon
Reviewed 22 August 2017

My husband & I visited her over last weekend, we managed to nab a table at the back and awaited service. The lady who took our order was very pleasant and friendly, she even took the time to go out the back and check that...More

Thank TalieBev
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
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Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Lion Street, Rye TN31 7LB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Rye
  • Phone Number: +44 1797 222207
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