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The Cork House Bar Bistro

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40 Lower st, Stansted Mountfitchet, England
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 43
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great tapas

Varied tapas menu, all very tasty. Nice intimate dining space, it is just a pity that the front of house staff are not more welcoming. As you enter the bar, no one welcomes you. Shame as we have been twice now and the food is great. Just a little attention on arriving would be a plus.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 20, 2015
Maralyn P
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English first
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Varied tapas menu, all very tasty. Nice intimate dining space, it is just a pity that the front of house staff are not more welcoming. As you enter the bar, no one welcomes you. Shame as we have been twice now and the food is great. Just a little attention on arriving would be a plus.

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Guernsey, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Being a bit quiet for on Saturday night, it lacked atmosphere. However to be fair we were fairly early, 7pm, and a bit jaded after a day of travelling. They had also just re-opened after a renovation so we may just have arrived on a slow night. The steaks were good and the waitress pleasant.

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Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Not the cheapest but a clean and ambient environment. Quick and helpful staff .... One real ale only. But... That said warm and friendly drop in.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Lovely intimate feel in the restaurant, very cosy & relaxing. The food is fab (I love the steak its amazing!) Friendly staff & efficient service. Highly recommend it!

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STANSTED
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

A beautifully run privately owned bar and restaurant in the heart of medieval stansted mountfitchet village , friendly staff and a good selection of drinks and food to choose from . The staff are friendly and the bar is well laid out and very clean, well worth a visit if your in the village AA++

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

The wife and I go here to relax, eat and enjoy a bottle. Great place to relax , chill and enjoy . In the stunning village in lower street along with other restaurants / pub . Great place

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Great Dunmow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Myself and a group of friends headed to The Cork House a couple of weeks ago and it was well worth the visit. We started with cocktails at the bar and then headed upstairs for dinner and we all shared a selection of the tapas which was reasonably priced and tasted delicious, we ordered more dishes twice!. After dinner we... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Having driven past this restaurant several times, we decided to pop in and give it a go. We were not disappointed! The food was fantastic, homemade, and of a good portion size. The prices were very reasonable, especially because there was a 3 for 2 offer on the tapas. The staff were very friendly, the service was outstanding. We wish... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We were Child free for a weekend and had a drive around Saturday early evening, we'd often driven through Standsted Mountfitchet and thought how nice it was. On this occasion we popped in to the Cork House. At first we thought it was a bit small and where was the dinning area? Needn't have worried as upstairs is a lovely... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 via mobile

Came for tapas and wine, good choice of tapas. Everything we had was amazing! Recommend the pork belly and calamari. Staff very accomodating and helpfull. Will be visiting again for sure.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 40 Lower st, Stansted Mountfitchet, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Stansted Mountfitchet

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am

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