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Simon the Pieman

3 Lion Street, Rye TN31 7LB, England
+44 1797 222207
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good21%
  • Average22%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible26%
Travellers talk about
“carrot cake” (6 reviews)
“shop window” (4 reviews)
“nice cakes” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British
$$ - $$$
3 Lion Street, Rye TN31 7LB, England
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Reviewed 10 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 5 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 31 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 30 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
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

What a lovely place to stop for morning tea and cake Carrot cake was really good, really large slice. Charming interior like stepping back in time Really worth a visit

Thank _eveandjez
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped here because we spotted the cakes in the window. Had tea and cake. Reasonable price considering location. All cakes made on site. Definitely recommend this place.

Thank JeremyTennent
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Arrived late with only 40 mins to closing. No problems and no rush to get rid of us. Also had gluten free option.

Thank Sharon M
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Called in here lunchtime for a lovely sausage roll and coffee. Good menu with lots of Simon the Pieman offerings

Thank R0bbie78
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
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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