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We stumbled upon this little bar on a Monday night. There was no live jazz event yet all of the backgroubd muaic was of jazz genre (think Micheal Buble on repeat!) Wine was great and it was nice to have a carafe option. Love the...concept of pressing a button for service rather than being pestered by a waiter. Decor is fav. Leopard print chairs are out of this world!More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Another enjoyable visit but this time with friends for some excellent wine. Server was knowledgable and helpful. We went on a Monday night which is admittedly an expected quiet night but definitely lacked the usual jazzy atmosphere. The soundtrack was Buble…. They could have done...better on that front!More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful champagne and wine bar tucked off the high street in Rye. Reminiscent of 40s lux, with a very eclectic style, low lighting and chilled jazz tunes playing. (I believe they have live jazz at the weekends). Great selection of champagne, English sparking and fine...wines. Fabulous and friendly service. What a little gem.More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 10 June 2021

We visited The Grapevine as part of a weekend trip in Rye - two friends and their Mums! The inside decor is quirky and interesting, with low lighting. We visited on a Friday night, where they had live music - two different pianists. The music...was great and we really enjoyed it. The service was brilliant. There were buzzer type buttons on each table and waiting staff were very quick to respond once pressed! We ordered champagne, cocktails, wine and pizza! All the drinks were served quickly. The pizza ordered was delicious too. Thanks for a great evening!More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 9 June 2021

Had a lovely evening at the Grapevine today - thanks to Matt who mixed us some lovely cocktails 😍 No live music on a Wednesday but the background music was great and very relaxing. We enjoyed espresso martinis and porn star martinis. Was interesting to...hear about how they originated too. We really enjoyed relaxing here and it is one of our all time favourite places to visit. Thank you Matt for making it so special for us and we are looking forward to visiting again very soon and trying some of your different cocktails 👍More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 6 June 2021

This quirky place is a tastefully decorated with all kinds of historical type pictures and artifacts. The lighting, range of comfortable seating and subdued music makes for a fantastic atmosphere. We had lovely drinks with friendly service and would definitely visit again.

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 1 June 2021

Wine bar with a great atmosphere. There is frequent live music though we missed this. The staff were very busy however so service was slow.

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 29 November 2020 via mobile

We were visiting for the weekend and fancied a drink, fantastic selection and great quality. I love the setting and the dark ambiance could spend all afternoon in there easily. Unfortunately due to COVID the door has to be open which makes it a little...breezy but needs must. The waiter was very knowledgeable of the area and a pleasure to talk to!More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 27 October 2020

Kudos to the management for keeping such a brilliant ambiance and all appropriate social distancing. Lovely place to sit and enjoy a choice of glasses or bottles of fizz,or sample from the excellent wine list. Cool jazz unobtrusively playing with live sessions ( we missed...these) later in the week. This is a gem of a place.More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 17 October 2020

Found this Jazz club by accident walking around Rye. It is cosy and very welcoming and it screams Jazz club, which wouldn't be out of place in Greenwich Village New York, certainly preferred it to the Blue Note! I am not a jazz aficionado but...really enjoyed what was played. Staff excellent and very friendly. We didn't eat just drinks Just a shame about the ridiculous curfew, I just hope they continue to prosper. GO VISIT.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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14 October 2019|
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8.30pm to 11.30pm Every Friday, Saturday & Sunday
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You do not normally need to book for dining other than the weekend. regards Louis
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The Grapevine Champagne & Piano Lounge is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5