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The Cork House Bar Bistro

€€ - €€€, , British
40 Lower street | Essex, Stansted Mountfitchet CM24 8LR, England
+44 1279 817474
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“tapas” (20 reviews)
“steak” (15 reviews)
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Bar, Wine Bar, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
40 Lower street | Essex, Stansted Mountfitchet CM24 8LR, England
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Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

We visited for the first time on Saturday night and we're very impressed. The food was fantastic as was the service from the extremely friendly staff. Would highly recommend you try this place.

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Visited last night, very friendly relaxed atmosphere. Small menu but all food was just as we ordered and delicious with generous portions. The sharing platters were particularly good.

1  Thank JuneyG
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Walking distance from my B&B. Have a special 3 course set meal on the evening I visited and very impressed. Reasonable prices and nice food. Great staff. Will use again next time in area

1  Thank DDJ40
Reviewed 20 June 2017

My friend and I staying the night at a hotel on Stanstead airport, decided to eat out side a chose the Cork House for its well priced and varied menu. It's on the Main Street, a very old timber framed building with lots of character...More

2  Thank Helen S
MrG107, Manager at The Cork House Bar Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2017

Hi Helen thank you for the review

Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Service was really excellent even on a busy saturday night. I am a fussy so and so but tipped generously as staff couldnt be more accomodating. Wife loves the grilled sea bass pictured

1  Thank Brian S
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Wife and I went here and had a nice time. There was only one waitress for the restaurant, but she was lovely, just rushed off her feet. The menu isn't extensive but the food and wine were good enough and the restaurant was well laid...More

1  Thank Richard F
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

We went here for the start of my friends hen do and it's a lovely little place. Staff are really friendly and the place has lots of character. Reasonably priced drinks too. Great little bar. Will visit again soon. Easy to get to and train...More

1  Thank sarzy74
Reviewed 10 March 2017

We have visited several times and as an affordable option to Indian or Chinese it is perfect. Always a relaxed atmosphere and never disappointing. We will be back again this Saturday.

1  Thank Lamaloufille
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Eaten here several times, The food has always been fabulous, the staff friendly and courteous and the price tag non-offensive. Upstairs is a small, quirky, sloping floor restaurant which gets you away from the hustle and bustle of the wine bar downstairs. Had bar food...More

Thank Sam S
Reviewed 20 February 2017

We were lucky to have booked the last table for 4 this Saturday as the restaurant was packed. We hadn't eaten in The Cork House for quite some time and were keen to go out locally so this fit the bill. We got to the...More

1  Thank cjb_travel_101
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Michela M
12 June 2017|
Response from Brian S | Reviewed this property |
Well behaved kids welcome but no garden
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 18:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Lower street | Essex, Stansted Mountfitchet CM24 8LR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Stansted Mountfitchet
  • Phone Number: +44 1279 817474
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