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Bosun's Bite

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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We are a family run business, set in the tranquil setting of Rye Harbour, situated opposite the Lifeboat house. We are adjacent to the Rye Harbour Nature Reserve and River Rother and a short stroll from the beach.We are open 364 days a year (take Christmas day off and cook at home instead!), and are open from 9am til 3ish!We take pride in using only the finest ingredients,locally sourced wherever possible,free range,cook every order from fresh and only serve door-stops of the best bread!We are bike friendly, dog friendly,child friendly and customers with specific diets are welcome to bring their own food (we don't cater specifically for gluten free etc,yet).There is loads and loads of FREE parking,a
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Cafe, British, Healthy
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A good cup of coffee served within two minutes and a tasty veggie breakfast within fifteen. Good value and friendly service. Well Done

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank yvetteandgraham
Reviewed 6 days ago

I was recently visiting my husband's hometown of Rye with a group of family members and friends. When the eight of us descended on Bosun's Bite for breakfast, I was a little worried we would overwhelm the staff since the restaurant is small and we...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank IamaTravelJunkie555
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Bosun’s Bite twice in one day - once for a mid-morning cuppa and another for lunch. Really pleasant cafe and good sized mugs of tea. Lunch - one pie with gravy and one jacket potato - was really good value for money. Dog...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Lowerpj123
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After seeing the trip advisor reviews we decided to stop by for lunch en-route from Eastbourne to Dover. Tucked away from the main town, down at the end of the harbour, it's well worth the effort to track it down. We opted for the Breakfast...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank fastismycopilot
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came here with two small children, the cafe was very child friendly and welcoming to all. It was busy despite being a freezing February day. We had the southern fried chicken burgers and a beef burger, all were perfectly cooked. The chicken burger was a...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Foodie_in_Ashford
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bosun's Bite is a good place to get a fast affordable breakfast in Rye Harbour with most of the order being perfect.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank MargoWoollard
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely cafe, friendly staff, great choice of wholesome food (fresh local ingredients and generous portions!) and hot and cold drinks - perfect place to refuel and relax before or after a walk round the beautiful nature reserve and harbour!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Elizabeth F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is of a good quality and I fancied a cooked breakfast for lunch/brunch. I had 2 sausages, egg and chips. The chips were chipstick type and non greasy. The sausages were lovely as was the egg. We saw the good reviews and were...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Roy-Bowdery
Reviewed January 3, 2019

This place is an absolute gem. We've been coming to the area for years and years but only just discovered the Bosun's Bite recently and will certainly be back. The food we had was 100% fresh and delicious - a proper BLT and amazing prawn...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Bobbin99
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

We visit Bosums bite regularly and I can truly say this is the best place to have breakfast, light lunch or a hearty lunchtime meal!!! The staff are welcoming and very accommodating with how you like things cooked. Keep up the great work you do!!!

Date of visit: December 2018
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