In a word ... Lush! Knoops seem to have customers spilling out onto the street regardless of season or weather. We were slightly awestruck by the dazzling array of choice. My husband and I have completely different tastes and both were satisfied on the first visit after a few simple questions, we were offered the perfect cup of expertly made hot chocolate. Totally indulgent and absolutely delicious. They are closed on occasion so please check their website for current opening hours.
Not just a pie shop, Simon the Pieman claims to be the oldest tearoom in Rye and true to its word serves a range of pies as well as tea and cakes and home made fudge. Not to be missed for travellers on the go are the take-away pasties which are hot, delicious and very filling, perfect for busy bees on the run.