Date Night Ideas in Rye - Saltcote Place
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Date Night Ideas In Rye

Celebration of life

Crafting a memorable date night is effortless with our assistance.


For years, we’ve devoted ourselves to creating seamless, enjoyable experiences for couples.


You will shine like a star, savouring morning “bubbles” and nightly nightcaps.


Whether you prefer Kosher, Vegan, Vegetarian, or Coeliac-friendly options, we will help you find the perfect restaurants.


Need help planning your day? We’re here for you.


We exclusively cater to couples, but if you are planning a private event for family and friends, then your children are welcome.


You and your partner’s relaxation and rejuvenation are our top priorities. Consider this idea for a family wedding anniversary:

Celebration of life

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Family reunion in Rye - View from the roof of Saltcote Place

Walking into Town is easy on Date Night

A mere 700 yards away lies Rye’s charming high street. Many guests prefer strolling, leaving cars behind.

Our home offers secure off-road parking. Upon arrival to your left as you enter the large gates is our car park, while on the right, you will see the pedestrian gates. These gates are your convenient shortcut to Rye.

The Rye image above was captured from our roof. In the lower part of the image, you will see the Landgate Bistro and the Globe Inn Marsh, even closer.

We’ve compiled a list of excellent local restaurants for you. When booking, mentioning Saltcote Place might make a difference.

Breakfast at Saltcote Place

Breakfasts are always relaxed after Date Night

Have a lay in, your breakfast starts after 9am, (we never have breakfast before this time) and at a time you choose up until 10am.

Fresh fruit and complementary bubbles get you off to a good start.

Breakfast is intended to be relaxed and enjoyable.

Most dietary preferences are catered for with a little notice. We are always happy to hear from you if you wanted to check a few details in advance we are always happy to chat as we understand these can be important details.

Breakfast at Saltcote Place
Things to see and do in Rye East Sussex this image shows the fishing fleet in the harbour with St Marys church in the rear

Things to see and do in the Rye Bay area

If your idea of a Date Night is to stay in bed for a couple of days that’s cool. If you want to explore the Rye Bay area we can help you.

One very popular day out is to tour the local vineyards, we list the best way to organise the day here

We also produce the town website which lists many other places to see

Within a short drive you will find and the Kent and East Sussex Light Railway the steam railway serves both Tenterden to the north and Bodiam castle to the south.

Fancy a vineyard visit – do check with the venue before arriving. is next to the Small Hythe National trust home of Ellen Terry

About 20 minutes from Saltcote you could also visit they do some amazing “Regent” red wines with a surprising texture wine drinkers are always amazed by.

Camber Sands can be seen from the gardens and would take around 40 minutes to walk to or 10 minutes to drive to.

Rye Harbour Nature Reserve it a flat enjoyable walk with plenty of covered bird watching positions. Mobility vehicles can get around the walk and into the discovery centre which has a café.

Layla Turkish Restaurant in Rye High street

The Layla Turkish restaurant in the high street is really good authentic Turkish food and relaxed fun, probably one of the best places to eat in Rye. Remember this is not London so your meal may take longer than 2 minutes to arrive as may your first drink but the atmosphere is as relaxed as eating at your friend’s house. You are there to stay, leave when you are ready.

The food is excellent and has become a popular haunt of the local Hoteliers and restaurant owners who go for the relaxed atmosphere and great food.

Everyone enjoys Layla Restaurant, you can see their here

call them on +441797 458030

Layla Turkish Restaurant in Rye High street

Marco’s Mediterranean kitchen
Very friendly family run business with a small high street frontage that open up to a glass wall at the rear.  Bright and airy with a good selection of food you would find around the Mediterranean.

01797 227364
6, The, High Street, Rye, UK TN31 7JE

Simply Italian is a great place to eat if you are looking for a fun place to eat which is really popular then Simply Italian is for you.

This is a really nice no nonsense restaurant offering lovely food at a fair price.

Always popular and fun, totally unpretentious this would be our first choice for casual dining if you you want to have fun.

The staff are all professional and speak most European languages and impeccable English. We have enjoyed eating here about 5 nights a week for over ten years. Phone them on +441797 226 024. Early arrival say around 7pm will usually ensure a good table.

Globe Inn Marsh Rye

The Globe Inn Marsh also serve fish they do not take reservations just arrive it will work 😉

Military road Rye is only a short walk before you reach the bridge going into town. The Globe sets the bar high for any pub you will visit in England, all fresh local produce including wines and beers.

Not part of a chain but a private collection of lovely Pubs in private ownership. The owners really care about their baby. The branding is such that they do not take bookings for less than 10 guests. The Globe can be reached on +441797 225 220

Globe Inn Marsh Rye
Landgate Bistro Rye

The Landgate Bistro If you want locally caught fresh fish then this is the place for you.

Located just over the bridge as you walk into town in the Landgate. It’s a lovely little restaurant where local produce rules the kitchen and fresh fish is a speciality.

5/6 Landgate, Rye TN31 7LH

Reservations can be made here if you cannot get through on the phone.

The Grapevine Rye

1 Conduit Hill, Rye TN31 7LE
01797 227531

The Grapevine
 This is the best night out in Rye all year round. It’s like that 1920’s speak easy – Jazz bar you hear about from between the wars, steeped in character, offering lovely intimate snugs to nestle away and relax with someone special.

A short walk from Saltcote Place, our Guests love it here.

From Landgate Bistro and Webbs go up through the Landgate walk past the restaurants below.

From Laylas and Marcos, turn right as you leave the restaurant and immediately down conduit hill about 15 feet.

From Fletchers walk down Lion street turn right and Conduit hill is the first turn on your left.

What’s on at The Grapevine this week ?

Saltcote Place Rear view overlooking the garden

To find us

Saltcote Place can be seen from Rye High street. We are set back from a vantage point overlooking the Romney marshes on the right hand side as you approach from the Ashford direction.

To find Saltcote Place
From Ashford. Once you enter Rye at Skinners garage turn right and proceed to the top of Rye Hill where you will find a pub called The Kings Head which is at the end of our drive.

From London
When approaching from London M25 down the A21 turn left at Flimwell go 16 miles – after entering Playden you will see the Kings head pub on your right.

Saltcote lane starts opposite the pub, enter Saltcote lane and then take the left hand fork and go the very end of the drive where you will see our large wrought iron gates.

We are looking forward to seeing you, drive carefully.

Kindest Regards
Paul and Alan
Postcode TN31 7NR

Our cancellation policy can be found here

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