The Rye opened in June 2012 and is already the pub of choice for local foodies. The Australian head chef, Simon, has created a delicious menu with more than a nod to British comfort food classics. Sunday roasts are both extremely popular and top drawer tasting. The full menu is available all day with sandwiches available for a quick mid week lunch. The huge garden features a daily BBQ in the spring/summer months.
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The most important thing about the Rye presently is that they are selling the incredible meatwagon burgers (themeatwagon.co.uk, @themeatwagonuk) at least until the summer finally gives up. I go just for that, but the pub is nice as well. Open fire, friendly staff, outdoor tables for those sunny days, serving meantime and their own beer (which, bucking the trend of pub-own beer, is actually...more
The Meatwagon is in residence at The Rye this Summer and that means great burgers all round. Pair this with a half decent beer and this chilled pub seems pretty good. The landlord is very friendly and the locals are pretty welcoming. There's also a proper fire if it gets a bit chilly.
Prices aren't particularly cheap, but then the pub is pretty good.more
I have only been to the Rye (near the green in Peckham Rye) a couple times, but it makes for a rather pleasant time. Perhaps more suited to a family pub rather than a pub for London hipsters or old men, but this can be quite refreshing. The beer garden is actually really nice, especially for London, although the perfectionist in me did get a little annoyed that it slanted a bit too much. The...more
I like Peckham Rye. It is nicer than Peckham, don't be conned by it's name. The park is lovely. And this pub is really nice too. I have never used it as a hotel, but I have had a few drinks here and once also a Sunday Roast. Now Sunday roasts at pubs are very important to me, they are a big decider on the quality of the pub. The one here was £12 for meat and all the trimmings. Because of the...more