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Rye Bay Cafe

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1 Royal William Square | Old Lydd Road, Camber, Rye TN31 7RX, England
+44 7793 393186
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“fish and chips” (18 reviews)
“salad” (7 reviews)
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British, Grill, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
1 Royal William Square | Old Lydd Road, Camber, Rye TN31 7RX, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I end up in this small cafe/restaurant near Cumber Sands beach by the recommendations of the Tripadvisers but apart from the coziness of the place everything else was pretty disappointing. The food menu was pretty simple (not necessary a problem is food is good and...More

Thank Ricardo B
Reviewed 12 April 2018

We really enjoyed a family meal at the Rye Bay Cafe and would highly recommend it. The food is fresh and the atmosphere is welcoming. We particularly liked all of the charming anecdotes on the wall, especially mum - very unique and a real talking...More

Thank LouiseJJ1
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

We came here in a group of 5 for lunch. The decor is a bit... 1970s beach humour, which is of historical interest but now a bit cringeworthy and sexist. We ordered fish pie, macaroni cheese, scampi and fish and chips. The plates of food...More

Thank Jenny C
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Nice food and welcoming owner, excellent al fresco dining for summer time. Seasonal specials such as scallops. Make sure to pre book in summer. !

Thank Anthony S
Reviewed 31 January 2018

We dropped into Rye Bay Cafe to see if they could accommodate us for a party of 17 at short notice (including a lot of 8 year old and under children). Despite our chaotic party, they were very accommodating to our parties needs and stayed...More

Thank MissyStAlbans
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Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Went here after a disappointing visit elsewhere in the village. Good beer and great food. Owners are very friendly and nothing is too much trouble for them. Very friendly staff Highly recommend

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Perfect for a quick lunch with family and a very tired puppy after a chilly walk along the beach. Lots of interesting plaques on the wall, plenty to make you smile while you wait for your lunch. Excellent home cooked food and the prices were...More

Thank Helen M
Reviewed 7 November 2017

We had dinner here last Friday and was surprised at how good the food was and it was homemade. The fish pie was massive and came with loads of fresh vegetables. The pulled pork burger was gorgeous and came with a very large portion of...More

Thank RosiBerkshire
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Found the RBC by chance, looking for a light lunch (The Owl, up the road, had stopped doing lunches on Mondays, it being mid-September); we weren't sure whether 'cafe' meant no beer - fortunately, it didn't. So had a couple of beers (unfortunately, two regular...More

Thank alanlid
Reviewed 15 September 2017

greated by the owner on entering the cafe. We ordered drinks and food ,the food was freshly cooked and it was hot and well presented and it tasted good nothing was left.One of us had a sundae and after it was eaten it was stated...More

Thank christopher w
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16 February 2017|
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Response from Tori L | Reviewed this property |
yes they have highchairs. we didn't have to book (reference another persons answer)
Emma P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Royal William Square | Old Lydd Road, Camber, Rye TN31 7RX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Rye  >  Camber
  • Phone Number: +44 7793 393186
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