We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Landgate Bistro

5-6 Landgate, Rye TN31 7LH, England
+44 1797 222829
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“guinea fowl” (20 reviews)
“sweetbreads” (14 reviews)
All hours
British, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
5-6 Landgate, Rye TN31 7LH, England
Write a Review
Reviews (458)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 453 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were recommended this restaurant and were not disappointed. Its small and perfectly formed, with a lovely ambience. Our waiter was very attentive and the food was simply lovely, beautifully presented and tasting wonderful. I would like to say the homemade sour dough bread was...More

1  Thank sueDerbyshire
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was perfect. I started with creamy chanterelle mushrooms on sourdough bread followed by a selection of salt marsh lamb (2 different joints, plus hotpot, plus sweetbread) - all very different, but equally tasty. My wife had scallops, perfectly cooked, followed by the fillet...More

Thank Bruce M
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife had booked the family a weekend in Rye, I found out that a friend's dad ran this restaurant and that it was supposed to be very good. We love fine dining, so when I got home I went to tell my wife we...More

Thank Omegacds
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent meal thank you, very good service from the girl with the hoop earings. Wonderful food, wine and porter, also really good value.

Thank Jane M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sadly due to personal reasons it has been a couple of years since our last visit but the standard is still very high. The service was attentive without being too intrusive. Home made bread and oil plus carafes of water, all as standard. The food...More

Thank sat_lunch
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an excellent meal there yesterday. all the dishes were well presented and delicious. Particularly pea and mint soup, squid braised in red wine starters. The bread, with oil and balsamic is particularly nice too. Attentive but not intrusive service, and a good wine...More

Thank IanDSussex_UK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a two course set meal - reasonable price but quite small portions. They did give us fresh baked crusty sourdough bread which caused my tooth to break. I wondered if this was a stone and mentioned it to the waiter. He came back...More

Thank Nick G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Please do not let the outside put you off. It is small but the the food is amazing and very well presented. .Service is attentive without being over powering. Book to avoid disappointment.

Thank BlueGB
Reviewed 22 May 2017

This restaurant is slightly out of the main town. We are so glad we booked it. All the food was beautifully presented and prepared without being pretentious. A highlight was the venison carpaccio. So tender and delicious. Service was friendly. We hope to come back...More

Thank Trish5555
Reviewed 22 May 2017

We last visited Rye in 2002 and dined at this restaurant, and we were pleased to find it's still keeping up its standard of food and service. Our starters (pea and mint soup, squid cooked in red wine) and puddings (prune and armagnac crème brulee)...More

Thank JVR77
Nearby Restaurants
509 reviews
.06 km away
The Fig
194 reviews
.17 km away
Mahdi Spice
264 reviews
.17 km away
Nearby Attractions
St. Mary's Parish Church
555 reviews
.35 km away
Ypres Tower Museum
216 reviews
.38 km away
The World of Legend & The Theatre of Wonder
40 reviews
.50 km away
Rye Castle Museum
156 reviews
.37 km away
Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is there a children's menu? We have a 2 and 5 year old who are not fussy eaters. Thanks
14 June 2017|
Answer Show all 3 answers
Response from MartinRye | Property representative |
Apologies, but no. We offer half portions of the normal menu. Martin for the Bistro
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing