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Simon the Pieman

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Cafe, British
3 Lion Street, Rye TN31 7LB, England
+44 1797 222207
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good20%
  • Average22%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible27%
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“carrot cake” (6 reviews)
“shop window” (4 reviews)
“tea shops” (4 reviews)
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Cafe, British
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
3 Lion Street, Rye TN31 7LB, England
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1 - 10 of 272 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very cozy coffee shop with very nice cakes and fantastic decoration. The tables close to the chimney are highly recommended.

Thank casanova966
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago 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 11 October 2017

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

Thank R0bbie78
Reviewed 7 October 2017

If you enjoy the traditional old world tea shops then this one is for you. Beautiful old frontage in keeping with the rest of the town.

Thank Travellifefully
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Wonderful spot next to the church to experience the classic English afternoon tea experience, it can get a little crowded, understandably really

Thank Graeme F
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

This very quaint Tudor type building is on the small lane leading to the church. It is very "old fashioned" but warm and inviting. The whole place is clean and the coffee was good. We will be returning.

Thank Distaste
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • 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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