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Simon the Pieman

3 Lion Street, Rye TN31 7LB, England
+44 1797 222207
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good21%
  • Average21%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible27%
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“carrot cake” (6 reviews)
“nice cakes” (3 reviews)
“tea shops” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British
$$ - $$$
3 Lion Street, Rye TN31 7LB, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very quaint “Olde Worlde” type of tea rooms, the pies pasties and cakes can be eaten in or taken away whatever your preference. The inglenook fireplace, fire and old beams really add to the ambience. The staff are very attentive and happy to help...More

Thank shrekHastings
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was fine and the staff attentive but the table was sticky and not clean and the plastic flowers (blue tulip) really put a downer on the ambiance.

Thank Nicnac2511
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place in cold weather. Warm welcoming friendly place. Very pleasant and helpful staff. Lovely pot of tea and toasted teacakes. Good value. Will be back.

Thank EdClew
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I visited here on Thursday the 22nd of February. Nice little tea shop with a great selection of cakes and sweets. A roaring (gas.....you can't fool me) fire, hot tea and the most friendly staff who took the time to discuss local...More

Thank IntheKhetto
Reviewed 9 December 2017

I went here with my wife a few days ago and had a very nice lunch on a cold, wet day. The roaring fire was much appreciated as were some very nice sandwiches and pots of tea!

Thank Alswanders
Reviewed 1 December 2017

Ideal spot for lunch on a very cold day. Arrived close to noon and could sit anywhere except by the fire, which was occupied but would have been a bit too hot for us I think. The menu had a good variety of possibilities, but...More

Thank Mapmaker2
Reviewed 25 November 2017

Yesterday, was a special celebration and we travelled for a couple of hours to get to Rye for afternoon tea at The George. They let us down big time ( see previous review) and we were left high and dry with no idea what to...More

Thank Kathryn W
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Very cozy coffee shop with very nice cakes and fantastic decoration. The tables close to the chimney are highly recommended.

Thank casanova966
Reviewed 30 October 2017

A brief visit to Rye and we needed an early lunch. As it was post 11.30, the kids could have chips with nuggets, which were very good, and we could take pasties, which were also good. Everything was good value and service was quick and...More

Thank Teofilio
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

The cafe boasts at being the oldest tea room and this together with its quaint exterior entices the passer by in to taste its fare. We called in at noon and during our 40 mins there it got pretty busy. We decided to go for...More

Thank Duncan P
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
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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