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Lemon Tree

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14-16 Water Lane | Bishops Stortford, Bishops Stortford CM23 2JZ, England
+44 1279 757788
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Today
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
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Sun 00:00 - 23:59
Mon - Fri 18:00 - 23:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
Sat 18:00 - 00:00
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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely and imaginative food, fabulous warm staff in a beautiful upstairs room. We really enjoyed ourselves. Thank you!

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Thank Findlay123
Michelle-Lemon-Tree, Manager at Lemon Tree, responded to this review

Dear Findlay123, Thank you so much for your lovely review - we very much enjoyed hosting the Wedding Lunch on Friday, and hope to see you all again soon. Kind Regards, Michelle The Lemon Tree More 

Essex, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the first time we have been here,but it definitely won't be the last.Had a lovely meal,great food,wine and service in lovely surroundings.The quality of the food was good and presentation good too. A very pleasant experience.

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Thank janetew499
Michelle-Lemon-Tree, Manager at Lemon Tree, responded to this review

Dear janetew499, I'm so pleased to hear we left a great first impression with you, and we look forward to you visiting us again soon. Kind Regards, Michelle The Lemon Tree More 

Harlow, United Kingdom
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140 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

We probably haven't been here for at least 3 x years but we were so glad that we returned. Great food, excellent service and an even better wine list. If you visit, try the English sparkling wine, you won't be disappointed

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Thank bryan m
Michelle-Lemon-Tree, Manager at Lemon Tree, responded to this review

Dear Bryan M, We're glad you returned too! It's great to hear that you still enjoy visiting our restaurant - the English Sparkling is a favourite of mine too! We look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind Regards, Michelle The Lemon Tree More 

Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Thoroughly enjoyed our meals. My wife said that the cheese soufle starter was very tasty and fillet steak was perfectly cooked as requested. Sticky toffee pudding to die for. I had the roast chicken which was cooked to perfection. Wine by the glass was very reasonably priced. Service was excellent. For a valentines night in probably the best esstaurant in... More 

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Thank david p
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

The food is good on the whole but their valentines night set meal was vastly overpriced. £75 a head plus drinks became £90 a head. I'm sorry but the food, service and venue are not anywhere near that price level.

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2 Thank A TripAdvisor Member
hertfordshire
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Booked for an early Valentines meal after we had came 2 years ago and loved it. We were seated downstairs which I actually didn't know they had. It was extremely tired looking and very dated. There was absolutely no atmosphere whatsoever and was quite uncomfortable to talk. I could hear some music playing if I held my breath and concentrated... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Lemon Tree is the best restaurant in Bishops Stortford. The food and the service provided are number one. I had a poultry as main and was cooked perfect. Little bit disappointed with the sauce of the dessert but just personal taste. The staff is very attentive and is the only restaurant in Bishops where every details is number one. Change... More 

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Thank Ego A
Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

We love this restaurant food as always tasty and well cooked, service efficient and friendly, wine list superb. Well worth a visit

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Thank mavis660
Twickenham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Great little restaurant with accommodating staff and nice atmosphere. Dined here whilst staying locally on business. Would recommend.

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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

What a fabulous restaurant in bishops stortford. Friendly and helpful staff, great relaxed atmosphere and our standing food. Well worth a visit you will not be disappointed and I will certainly be returning. Nice birthday touch of piped chocolate birthday wishes on the dessert plate.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$31
Cuisine
British, International, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
00:00 - 23:59
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
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
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?