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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.

Great food great service

Kerry Ward 22 July 2017
from Tunbridge wells

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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

4.4 (((() (based on 49 reviews)
91% of diners recommend this restaurant
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Recommended for

  • lunch (34)
  • dinner (31)
  • romantic (17)
  • trendy (15)
  • child friendly (13)
  • luxury (12)
  • al fresco (10)
  • breakfast (9)
  • large parties (8)
  • value (7)
  • private dining (6)
  • afternoon tea (4)
  • views (4)
  • entertainment (1)
  • ((((( 23 July 2017 by Nigel D from London

    Looks like a small menu, but don't be deceived, the choice is amazing. I would happily have ordered any of the dishes.

  • ((((( 22 July 2017 by Kerry Ward from Tunbridge wells

    Great food great service

  • ((((( 21 July 2017 by Stewart Pedge from London

    I visited gallivant two lunchs one dinner I enjoyed everyone as did my guests great food service really good the lamb and crab
    Perfect and very dog friendly
    Will return

  • ((((* 18 July 2017 by Nicholas Bentley from Richmond

    Good food and service. Fish soup was a bit short on substance.

  • (((** 17 July 2017 by Andrew from East Grinstead

    We visited with Swedish friends on a relatively quiet Sunday evening. The food was excellent as always but the experience was spoilt by slow and rather indifferent service, a noisy young family (not the fault of the restaurant of course) and the distraction of the laying up of tables around us for breakfast even while we were finishing our main course.

  • ((((( 17 July 2017 by Clare Murchison from London

    Such a lovely environment and a warm welcome. We had lovely service from everyone on the team nicely anticipated. Felt spoilt for choice with the evening menu and were delighted with the quality of the food and the extensive wine list. Seating was comfortable with gorgeous sheepskin throws and tables nicely spaced out.
    Will definitely book when we are next in Winchelsea.

  • ((((( 10 July 2017 by Karolina Dropinska from Sutton

    Great location, fresh fish as expected and well cooked and tasty dishes; friendly service. They also allow doggies on terrace which is a big plus! Overall recommended

  • ((((( 8 July 2017 by Anna Godfrey from camberley

    gorgeous food, wonderful staff and lovely venue

  • ((((( 3 July 2017 by Marc Ward from Sunbury on Thames

    All the staff made myself, my partner and my 5-year-old son very welcome. They were very accommodating and engaging with my son and would like to praise the chef for his flexibility in preparing something for my son to eat. For me and my partner, the food was of a very high standard and thoroughly enjoyable.

  • ((((* 2 July 2017 by Sue Stollery from London

    Although booking confirmed 6 people, they had us down for 5. The initial table was cramped for 6 so they moved us to a much larger one which was great. The service was abit erratic and the white wine was not cold. The food however was very good.

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