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Fletcher's House

2 Lion Street, Rye TN31 7LB, England
+44 1797 222227
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“scones” (48 reviews)
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British, Cafe, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
2 Lion Street, Rye TN31 7LB, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Historic building which is the birthplace of the playwright John Fetcher and is situated by the church in Rye. We called in for a light lunch and had an excellent crab sandwich and a very acceptable cheese and pickle sandwich. They serve local craft beer...More

Thank Andrew R
Reviewed 3 days ago

Popped in for lunch after a walk around the town. We both had the Haddock Rarebit which was very tastefully presented and very tasteful! Washed down with a refreshing pot of tea. Great service! Will have to come back another time to try the cakes.

Thank beachc0mber_9
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here for lunch and sat in the terrace garden. Staff serving were pleasant. There wasn't a lot of choice as run out of things we asked for. Two had ploughman's which they said was delicious. One had butternut squash soup again nice. My...More

Thank jhelps58
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After our two hours historic tour, my wife and I decided to have lunch at Fletcher's House. My wife enjoyed the generously filled and delicious crab sandwiches served with side salad and Kettle crisps and I had the welsh rarebit which I found a bit...More

Thank RDS582014
Reviewed 12 July 2017

I ordered quiche with salad and new potatoes. The quiche had been overheated to the extent that it had turned to scrambled egg. When I complained to the young woman who served me, I was met with complete lack of interest. I won't be going...More

Thank cindy o
Reviewed 5 July 2017

This was our second holiday in Rye, and Fletcher's House was at the top of our list for a return visit. They offer a large selection of soups, salads, hot dishes, and a great afternoon tea.

Thank aprila3231
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Very friendly, quaint, old world tea room and cafe. Lovely staff, nice vegan main course of chickpea fritters and salad. A great find for me.

Thank adagio503
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Cosy, friendly cafe, excellent service. We had a late lunch of crab sandwiches which were delicious. Packed with fresh crab and garnished with salad. Served with a good cup of tea!

Thank Sheila G
Reviewed 13 June 2017

We called in here for a coffee one sunny afternoon and what a find. We had fruit scones, although plain were on offer with a generous helping of both jam and cream.They were large and fruity , just slightly crunchy on the outside and soft...More

Thank Ann S
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Lovely old building very quaint. We ordered a crab sandwich which was delicious, filling was generous and tasty. Lovely cup of tea in beautiful china. Good selection on menu. Staff were friendly and polite. reasonably priced. A very pleasant experience on a sunny afternoon.

Thank Mary r
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$12
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Lion Street, Rye TN31 7LB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Rye
  • Phone Number: +44 1797 222227
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Had a very tasty tea, good value for money and friendly attentive service
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