RestaurantsEast SussexCamberTN31

survey result

Summary

£81
 ££££
3
Good
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“You wonder what’s in store when you driving up to The Gallivant” – built in the 1960s as a beachfront motel by Camber Sands – but “you enter an oasis of calm, with a light and airy restaurant” serving “outstanding and interesting food” from MasterChef contestant Nico Fitzgerald. The venue operates as a wellness retreat, whose “friendly and knowledgeable team” provide a “truly relaxed environment”.

Summary

£81
 ££££
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

An “unprepossessing exterior” – the legacy of its 1960s origins as a motel – “belies a great experience” at this beachside venue, where you can feast on chef Jamie Guy’s “delicious, perfectly cooked, fresh, locally sourced fish and seafood” and other regional produce.

Summary

£68
  £££
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Slightly up-and-down reports this year – but mostly the former – on this well-known beachside destination: a former 1960s motel that’s been converted into a stylish B&B. Wood-grilled turbot or steak to share are the headline features of Jamie Guy’s sensibly priced and interesting menu, which puts a strong emphasis on sustainability.

Summary

£54
   ££
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“A wonderful beachside location” is a key selling point at this former 1960s motel: nowadays a hip B&B serving an “intelligent” menu of locally sourced fare. The September 2019 arrival of chef Jamie Guy may see it develop further.

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New Lydd Rd, Camber, TN31 7RB

Restaurant details

Highchair,Menu
Yes
20
No dress code
60
16

Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Lunch £25.00  
Dinner £25.00  

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£11.50 £33.00 £19.00 £6.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £28.00
Filter Coffee £3.00
Extras  
Bread £5.00
Service 12.50%
New Lydd Rd, Camber, TN31 7RB
Opening hours
Monday8 am‑3 pm, 5:30 pm‑9 pm
Tuesday8 am‑10:30 am, 5:30 pm‑9 pm
Wednesday8 am‑3 pm, 5:30 pm‑9 pm
Thursday8 am‑3 pm, 5:30 pm‑9 pm
Friday8 am‑3 pm, 5:30 pm‑9 pm
Saturday8 am‑3 pm, 5:30 pm‑9 pm
Sunday8 am‑3 pm, 5:30 pm‑9 pm

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