The Ambrette in Rye was opened in November 2011. The restaurant was a runaway success amongst tourists and locals in Rye. It received rave reviews on restaurant review sites from the onset and received recognition from all the major food guides.
The Rye restaurant is set in the centre of the stunning cobbled streets of Rye High Street. The high street is full of cafes, antique shops and hotels. The restaurant boasts a large glass conservatory with views over the 14th Century monastery.
The concept of Ambrette was launched in February 2010 in Margate, Kent. The menu is seasonal and features a mix of local and exotic ingredients. The cooking style is influenced by regional Indian cooking.
Dev Biswal has an adventuress, artistic and open minded approach to creating dishes. As a result, influences of other global cuisines such as French and South East Asian are reflected through the menu.
The style of service is friendly and professional at the same time. The restaurant features unique foraged produce such as local sea weed and game along with traditional favorites such as lamb and chicken. Guests are treated to an array of pallet teasers and tasters throughout the meal.
Here is example of one of their Rye menus...
This menu must be pre ordered when reserving your table.
£44.95 Tasting menu £64.95 with matching wines (100ml served with every course)
About Head Chef Dev Biswal
Dev was born in Orissa in Eastern India. He graduated from The Institute of Hotel Management, Catering Technology and Applied nutrition in Kolkata.
Dev acquired an in depth knowledge of regional Indian cooking while working in various establishments in India. He strives to showcase the variety and complexity of regional Indian cooking in his dishes at The Ambrette.
Experience in top hotels in Dubai exposed Dev to classical French and other international cusines. He believes that food is more of an art form and a great source of an individuals expression. Dev nurtures and promotes chefs from multi cultural backgrounds and encourages them to cook global cuisine.
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