No new updates since 31st March 2020

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Returning the Town Sign

Johnson’s Fruiterers 01797 222133
Greengrocer formerly in Rye High St and now based at Rye Harbour will deliver to Winchelsea.  Phone in an order by Monday evening for delivery on Tuesday or Wednesday

The Lodge at Winchelsea 01797 226211
has opened an emergency shop and will deliver to the elderly.
They will also sell home-cooked frozen meals. On call 24 hours.
See below

The New Inn 01797 226252
are producing meals to take away and can also deliver
See below

Winchelsea Farm Kitchen 01797 226287
are able to deliver groceries

Jempson’s Coronavirus Home Delivery Plan
Home Deliveries – Action Plan for over 70s and those isolating only

Rye, Peasmarsh, Playden, Winchelsea, Winchelsea Beach Udimore, Brede, Broad Oak, Northiam Beckley, Newenden, Ewhurst, Icklesham, Witterhsam, Iden, Stone, Camber

Please telephone: 01797 226 044
Select option 4

Customer to leave following details on the answer machine
a. Name
b. Address
c. Telephone number
Jempson’s Help desk will then call back for the order

Winchelsea Church
All worship services are suspended and the church building is closed.  Check out the Church website for a regularly updated offering of prayers and reflections.

The Lodge at Winchelsea
During these uncertain times the Winchelsea Lodge in Hastings Road, Winchelsea is going to become an emergency shop where we are going to sell over 100 products, including:
*toilet rolls
*dry goods
*tinned vegetables
*beans, pulses and more – we will be adding items with sizes and prices once they become known to us.
We will also have frozen food, including fish fingers, chips, scampi and more. Full list coming very soon.
We will be open 24/7 by arrangement so you can come and get your things when needed. We will be offering emergency deliveries to the elderly in the Winchelsea – Icklesham area. We will also sell home-cooked frozen meals – menu coming very soon.
Opening this Saturday 21 March. We clean and disinfect our premises every hour or more often if needed. If you are worried, we will be happy to leave the shopping for you outside or put it in your car so you do not have to come in. Just give us a call 01797 226 211 to order and pay in advance.

The New Inn Take Away Menu Service

Sadly, due to this terrible crisis the New Inn are currently unable to open as a ‘Pub’, BUT we are able to offer a ‘Take-away Service’ to help support our local community. Please do not worry if you are unable to leave your home to collect, as we will come to you, by arrangement.


Pie & Chips
(a choice of chicken & mushroom, or steak & ale)

Scampi & Chips

Cod & Chips

Sausage & Chips

Burger & Chips

Cheese Burger & Chips

Vegan Burger

Jacket Potato
Cheese & Beans £5.50
Tuna Mayo £6.50
Prawn & Marie Rose £7.00

Order in person or by phone – 01797 226252.
Collect from the New Inn, or we can deliver direct
Free delivery in Winchelsea town.
£1.50 delivery on outskirts of Winchelsea town, with free delivery on orders over £20.
Payment can be cash (on the door) or by card over the phone when ordering.

Food Ordering times
Mon -Sat 10.30 am -7.30pm – Sunday 10.30am -5.30pm

Sunday Lunch Take Away Menu may be available on request