Landgate Bistro


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Average Price
££££ - £30 - £49
Dark and moody, Fine dining, Luxury, Quiet conversation, Romantic, Traditional
Food Occasions
Dinner, Lunch, Sunday roast
Special Features
Gluten-free options, Vegetarian options
Perfect for
Child friendly, Dates, Romantic, Special occasions
Food Hygiene Rating


A long-standing favourite among both locals and visitors, Landgate Bistro prides itself on serving best-of-British dishes which either revel in classicalism or offer a modern twist to proceedings. The restaurant is run by partners Martin Peacock and Nilla Westin, with Peacock heading up the kitchen while Westin takes care of the front of the house.

The dining room at Landgate Bistro is a rustic chic space, complete with romantic lighting, dark wood furnishings and large mirrors that bounce light around the space. The bistro’s menu is underpinned by ingredients which have been sourced from the local area, including nearby fields, woodlands and waters. Furthermore, everything on the menu is cooked fresh on site, down to the sourdough bread available as a starting snack and the ice creams offered up for dessert.

Landgate Bistro opens for both lunch and dinner, serving an a la carte which evolves with the seasons and is dictated by the availability of local produce. On your visit, you might find starters such as Jerusalem artichoke soup served with croutons or tortellini filled with pork in red wine,
served with walnuts, cabbage and pickled onion. For your main course, choose between options such as roasted fillet of cod served with spiced chickpeas and cod fritter or Marsh lamb, paired with carrot puree and gratin potato. To round off your meal, explore the seasonal pudding menu filled with sweet treats or instead opt for a selection of artisan English cheeses.

Vegetarian options are often available on the menu, while gluten-free diners can enjoy most of the food offering, but be sure to check with your server before ordering. Children are welcome too, with kids under the age of eight able to enjoy half portions of the adult-sized dishes at half the price. Grown ups meanwhile, should pay attention to the formidable wine list.


Is Landgate Bistro child-friendly?

Yes, children are welcome and children below the age of eight can enjoy 50% off their food.

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Does Landgate Bistro offer vegetarian options?

Yes, the menu changes regularly but there are normally one or two vegetarian options available.

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Does Landgate Bistro offer gluten-free options?

Yes, most of the menu is suitable for gluten-free diners but be sure to check with your serve before ordering.

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Landgate Bistro is featured in


5-6 Landgate, Rye, East Sussex, TN31 7LH

01797 222829 01797 222829


Opening Times

Mon Closed
Tue Closed
Wed Closed
Thu Closed
Fri Closed
Sat 12:00-14:15
Sun Closed
Mon Closed
Tue Closed
Wed 19:00-21:00
Thu 19:00-21:00
Fri 19:00-21:00
Sat 19:00-21:00
Sun Closed


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2 Reviews 

Darren G

01 October 2022   - Verified Diner
Food & Drink 5
Service 5
Atmosphere 5
Value 5

Great meal decent service

Marylee I

29 May 2022   - Verified Diner
Food & Drink 5
Service 5
Atmosphere 5
Value 5
Absolutely Delicious !

This was one of our most memorable meals in the UK, and beyond. All small plates and mains were delicious - 10 out of 10.

We literally considered cancelling our next evening's meal to return to Landsgate Bistro.

The service was very good, the atmosphere was quiet and tasteful...quite pleasing!

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