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The Three Horseshoes Public House

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Bar, British, Pub
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Hazel End | Bishops Stortford, Farnham CM23 1HB, England
+44 1279 813429
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Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Took the family here for Sunday lunch; our second visit and will not be our last. The people were so friendly and welcoming, the service was excellent and the food was lovely. The dessert menu in particular is highly recommended! If you like a quiet old fashioned pub/restaurant - no big screens or sport - then this is the place.... More 

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Cambridge UK
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318 reviews
227 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 204 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A warm atmosphere in this Olde Worlde pub restaurant with tasteful modern editions. Friendly reception and efficient and helpful service - e.g. No problem making minor amendments to the set dish. High quality food with their speciality of fresh fish giving a wide choice. But the menu also includes half a dozen meat courses as an alternative. All good! Adequate... More 

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Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited with my partner for an evening drink, and then had to eat as the food looked gorgeous! We were not disappointed, choosing the chicken in mushroom sauce and braised lamb. We have eaten here a few times and are never disappointed! A passing customer saw my meal and asked if I recommended it, which I did. I think she... More 

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Thank Jacky M
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55 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Really good pub food. Consistently good too. We had steak & ale pie and steak & kidney pudding this visit. Delicious and accompanied by well cooked veg. Sadly we didn't have room for dessert which we know from previous visits are delicious. You need to book. Noticed some comments about stark decor. I don't agree with that, find it a... More 

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Thank Sarah A
bishops stortford
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215 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

The welcome was a bit chilly but we hadn't booked and we had a child with us so that was two good reasons for a less than fulsome hallo. After that it was all systems go. The food was excellent. Three of us had the traditional pub meat pie which was advertised with a proper pastry top and we all... More 

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Essex, United Kingdom
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99 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

The wife and i had Sunday lunch yesterday . as always the fish is first class not only the food is great but the staff also are great always meet you with a smile . The land lord also makes you feel like a local with a big smile and Hallo We go about once a month for Sunday lunch... More 

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Traditional pub with modern restaurant attached Service behind the bar and at the table relaxed and friendly. Restaurant well presented but lacks a relaxed atmosphere probably due to the bright overhead 70's lighting and the stark straight lines everywhere. Perhaps wall or low level lighting would contribute to softening that. Food, they do not provide an appetiser, simply a main... More 

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Great Bardfield, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

I went with a friend who used to run it as a pub before she retired. The owners always greet her with enthusiasm! The food is excellent, properly home cooked and professional at the same time. Garlic Prawns were delicious. My friend had plaice and said that was superb. Desserts are large, home made and a must.

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Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Regularly go here for weekday pub lunch. Steak and ale pie is my measure for pub meals, and this is best anywhere. Main courses are generous in size, with excellently done veg. No starters on menu as mains and puds are sufficient, allowing more time and effort to be put into mains. Cannot be faulted, but does need booking, even... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Went for Sunday lunch. Food excellent and friendly waiting staff. Good beer. Service not troubled by an influx of customers. We have been before and will return.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$25
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hazel End | Bishops Stortford, Farnham CM23 1HB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Farnham
  • Phone Number: +44 1279 813429
Description
Public house serving food

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?