Eat and Drink in Rye

Rye is a foodies delight and has two food festivals a year.  Enjoy Rye Bay scallops at the Scallop Festival or visit during Wild Boar week. You can choose between contemporary or beamed restaurants, cafes and pubs offering fine cuisine, local fish and chips, Italian, Indian Thai food or sit by a log fire and indulge in an afternoon cream tea.

Restaurant Listings - Rye News Picks

Fletcher’s House Rye

Home cooked food, including vegetarian, gluten free and dairy free options. Website

Tuscan Kitchen

Tucked away on Lion Street leading up to St Mary the Virgin parish church, Tuscan Rye is established as one of the town’s hidden culinary locale serving authentic Tuscan regional dishes. Website

Simply Italian

Family run and family friendly italian with a good selection of traditional Italian food.  Website

The George Hotel Grill

At the heart of the kitchen is a wood-charcoal grill, where our team fast-cook freshly caught seafood from Rye Bay, local meats and vegetables. Website

The Mermaid Inn

Dine in the Linen Fold Panelled Restaurant. Head Chef Ben Fisher is very focused on using quality, seasonal, local ingredients. Website

Webbes at the Fish Cafe

Webbes offers fresh fish, from the local ports of Rye and Hastings, meat and vegetarian dishes are also available. Website




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