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The Cobbles Tea Room

1 Hylands Yard, The Mint | Off the Mint, Rye TN31 7EP, England
+44 7808 097551
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“scones” (95 reviews)
“cake” (54 reviews)
“lemon drizzle” (8 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1 Hylands Yard, The Mint | Off the Mint, Rye TN31 7EP, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This tea shop is tucked away on a little side road and, like the rest of Rye, it's small, quaint and very charming. The exterior looks like something out of a fairy tale. The inside is very small so if have a larger party, I...More

1  Thank Nana_KM1211
Reviewed 10 December 2017

Went in to this tea room for a light lunch it was very nice . Coffee and food good. Friendly customers and the lady that served us was lovely and helpful as we had not been to Rye before but will be going back

Thank Hills83
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely mean here with our son. Food was great, clearly people who understand how to make good food & lovely cakes. The staff were lovely, really understood the needs of my partner who has Coeliac disease and were very careful of cross contamination,...More

1  Thank Maria O
Reviewed 2 December 2017

We visited Rye and stopped for afternoon tea here. The menu had lots to choose from and we settled on the full afternoon tea which included a sandwich with our choice of filling, a scone served with separate dishes of Jam and cream and a...More

1  Thank LAGH35
Reviewed 16 November 2017

Another lovely spot in Rye for a relaxing cuppa. Always welcoming and such surroundings. Friendly staff, always a smile and they go out of their way to make us feel welcome every time.

Thank CountryCottage13
Reviewed 13 November 2017

We stumbled on this little tea room at the end of our tour around Rye and were grateful for some very nice refreshments. Like Rye it is quaint, old fashioned and compact. We were quickly seated and served with an excellent cream tea (very good...More

Thank NeilSK
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Great service and wonderful cream tea, two warm scones, strawberry jam and lovely cream. Loose Tea served in a big teapot which was refilled with hot water. Fab setting just off the cobbled streets of historic town.

Thank junjess
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Very nice cafe and reasonable prices but... We both had soup, my wife's had to must pepper and ruined it for her. When she complained the removed it from the bill. I had a different soup and mine was bland. I didn't complain because I...More

Thank JeremyTennent
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

This place is very quaint and is full of charm Lunch was disappointing Lovely fresh bread but soup was really not good Lentil and bacon soup was extremely hot with either pepper or chilli,burnt my throat. I was however very impressed when I was told...More

Thank _eveandjez
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Stumbled across this place whilst wandering around the shops and castle at Rye. The girl that served us was lovely, beautiful food and drink (amazing hot chocolate) even replaced my sons scone when he spilt his water all over it !! Thank you for having...More

Thank Karen H
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becky g
28 August 2017|
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Response from Peter G | Reviewed this property |
Would recommend booking just to be certain. We were 'walk-ins' on a lovely sunny day - it was busy, but we got a table just as people were leaving, otherwise would probably have had to wait.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 28
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Hylands Yard, The Mint | Off the Mint, Rye TN31 7EP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Rye
  • Phone Number: +44 7808 097551
  • E-mail

Set in the heart of the ancient Cinque Port of Rye, The Cobbles Tea Room has been known for over 60 years as the town's premier traditional tea room. Named in September 2014 as one of 21 tea rooms to visit before you die by BuzzFeed.
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