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The Gallivant

New Lydd Rd, Camber, Rye, TN31 7RB

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  • The Gallivant - East Sussex
  • The Gallivant - East Sussex
  • The Gallivant - East Sussex
  • The Gallivant - East Sussex
  • The Gallivant - East Sussex
  • The Gallivant - East Sussex
  • The Gallivant - East Sussex
  • The Gallivant - East Sussex
  • The Gallivant - East Sussex
Main course: £8
Food spend: £35
Opening hours
Monday: 07:00 - 10:00, 12:00 - 14:15 & 18:00 - 21:30
Tuesday to Friday: 07:00 - 10:00, 12:00 - 14:30 & 18:00 - 21:30
Saturday & Sunday: 08:00 - 10:00, 12:00 - 14:30 & 18:00 - 21:30.

Food delicious and service impeccable.very relaxing evening

Katherine 03 December 2017
from Brighton

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Inspired by the coastal eateries of California, The Gallivant is perched right beside the Camber Sands dunes. This laid-back, relaxing setting has al fresco seating to enjoy the sea air look and out across the beach, and showcases a great variety of modern British dishes.

Set in an area rich in local produce, The Gallivant menu tries to source every ingredient from within a 10 mile radius. There are tastes of the seafront with dishes like smoked haddock with Rye bay cockles, spring onion and cured mayo, and classic favourites such as saddleback pork chop with creamed Morghew potato and smashed swede. On Sundays, there are generous roasts with fresh Bloody Marys.

Delectable desserts at The Gallivant in Rye come beautifully presented, with treats like buttermilk panna cotta with rhubarb sorbet and granola. The wine list features over 130 bottles, including carefully selected English vintages.

A beautiful coastal treat that holds a charming holiday feel, The Gallivant is just an 8-minute drive from Rye Rail Station.

The Gallivant

New Lydd Rd, Camber, Rye, TN31 7RB

Contact +44 1797225057

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Customer reviews for The Gallivant

4.3 (((() (based on 66 reviews)
87% of diners recommend this restaurant
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Recommended for

  • lunch (45)
  • dinner (38)
  • romantic (20)
  • trendy (17)
  • child friendly (16)
  • al fresco (15)
  • luxury (12)
  • breakfast (11)
  • large parties (10)
  • value (9)
  • afternoon tea (7)
  • private dining (6)
  • views (4)
  • entertainment (3)
  • ((((( 3 December 2017 by Katherine from Brighton

    Food delicious and service impeccable.very relaxing evening

  • (**** 30 November 2017 by Suzie Baker from Challock

    Excellent delish roast beef. We loved it. Gre

  • ((((( 6 November 2017 by Adam from London

    Great venue, beautifully decorated with superb food, especially the fish. Complemented by excellent service.

  • ((((( 6 November 2017 by J m Van eyssen from Tenterden

    Sunday lunch at the Gallivant is perfect!

  • ((((( 4 November 2017 by Mrs Haiste from London

    Thank you so much to the staff at The Galivant last night for taking great care of my parents, who were there for dinner celebrating their Golden Wedding Anniversary. They had a fabulous time, as they always do with you. Your kindness, generosity and most excellent food were resoundingly praised by both of them!

  • ((((( 30 October 2017 by Martin Ballantine from Groombridge

    Bar and dining staff were excellent, as was the restaurant manager. Couldn't help enough. Offered taste of the wine before ordering, replaced a spilt beer. Awesome service. Food was lovely too.

  • ((((( 30 August 2017 by Roger Howgego from Coilchestwr

    Excellent food and very friendly and professional staff.

  • ((*** 28 August 2017 by Eve Kindred from Sevenoaks

    We married here three years ago so were very excited to return. The weather was glorious so we were on the beach with our 18month old. We rang ahead and asked if our table could be pushed back which was met with a very rude member of staff who rambled on how this was always the way when the weather was good and how they'll have a bottleneck service. Food stopped serving at 2:30pm and I should come when I want!! We arrived at 2:17pm, stood waiting to be greeted. I said we have a table and whilst looking at her clipboard then at her watch, asked if we wanted to sit outside. Leaving us with bar snack menus without mentioning why. I enquiried again met with surly staff who explained it probably was because we arrived late. After speaking with the manager who said she was not informed of our call and that lunch service actually stopped at 2:15pm!!! We were given the menus, food was delicious, had to ask for the dessert menus. So overall rather disappointing!

  • ((((( 28 August 2017 by Robert Graham from London, United Kingdom

    Excellent food, great location and unobtrusive but friendly and professional service. I would definitely go back

  • ((((* 27 August 2017 by Charli Rose from London

    Excellent salt lamb dish
    Fabulous location very close to Camber Sands
    Not so keen on the skate wing soup but promptly offered alternative

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