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Lemon Tree

14-16 Water Lane | Bishops Stortford, Bishops Stortford CM23 2JZ, England
+44 1279 757788
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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European, British, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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14-16 Water Lane | Bishops Stortford, Bishops Stortford CM23 2JZ, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Shuffle as a starter? Of course. Very cozy white linen spot with a varied menu. Relaxed service .. we were there for 2 1/2 hours. Professional staff

Thank jwest64373
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for Father’s Day, 1hr and 20mins later we had only had starters. Had to ask for all the menus, wasn’t offered the A La Carte menu at all, set menu expensive, had much better and slightly cheaper in other restaurants. Did apologise for the...More

Thank Kerry B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I can highly recommend this restaurant. Good food, a varied menu and well cooked. The staff were good and our waiter was excellent. We were here for a family dinner and were well taken care of, I thoroughly recommend this place.

Thank JonVanner
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the restaurant for a Sunday lunch with my family. We celebrated my husband 65th birthday. The meal was served in our own function room for 13 of us including young children. The meal was a three course with coffee and chocolates ....More

1  Thank Michael B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We met Debbie and Ash about a month before our wedding. We discussed menus and wines. Both were relaxed charming and helpful. On the day we could not fault the menu or service. The next night my brothet was in a Michelin starred restaurant and...More

Thank David P
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arranged an evening seeing 2 friends on Fri 25th May ‘18. The food and service were brilliant and I was impressed that there looked to be a decent menu for vegetarians and vegans even though that’s not for me. The main menu was a...More

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Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

What a great place for a group or quit evening out. Great food very attentive service, good wine list. You can ask no more of a resturant .

1  Thank Peter D
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

Sampled the new light lunch - starter and pudding. Two of us chose cheese soufflé and panacotta; sole goujons followed by apricot tart. Good value - a little indulgence with not too many calories! Really friendly staff. Old favourites like ham egg and chips or...More

1  Thank rosbs2016
Reviewed 22 April 2018

We were once regulars at the Lemon Tree some 7/8 years ago, after some fairly average visits we stopped going. However our last two visits have been fantastic, last night was the second great meal we have had here recently. My wife had the stone...More

1  Thank markhoman1962
Reviewed 21 April 2018

This is our favourite restaurant for special occasions and this visit lived up to expectations. Delicious food in lovely surroundings, with friendly and helpful staff.

Thank helen1527
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Response from Gill F | Reviewed this property |
yes but would need to let them know so could give you a convenient table
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$33
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14-16 Water Lane | Bishops Stortford, Bishops Stortford CM23 2JZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Bishops Stortford
  • Phone Number: +44 1279 757788
  • E-mail
The Lemon Tree restaurant, just a few steps from the heart of Bishop���s Stortford is a Hertfordshire favourite. Set in an elegant Grade II listed Georgian terrace, The Lemon Tree is a lively, relaxed eatery, created entirely by executive chef Luke Fishpool and his front of house wife Sue. The dining room makes the most of its historic setting, with beamed walls and ceilings, exposed brick fireplace, wooden floors and uncluttered wood tables and seating. The well thought out modern British menu features the freshest quality ingredients and global influences, and Sunday lunch includes a proper British roast. Interesting, affordable wine list and parking nearby that ticks every box.
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