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Spellbrook Lane East | Spellbrook, Bishops Stortford CM22 7SE, England
01279 882 367
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Nice Food but the service lets it down ... Again

We have eaten here, many many times over the years, but the service really lets this place at times. We went there today's for a Sunday lunch. We ordered the bread and dipping oils as soon as we got there as we knew there would be a wait for dinner. After waiting 20 minutes for this it finally... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
Robert H
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Harlow, United Kingdom
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English first
Harlow, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

The venue itself is great. Easy to access, with a large car park and close to nearby towns. It has a lovely outdoor area for summer eating and drinking, and the building is beautiful. The staff are usually very friendly, but they are massively short on waiters and bar staff. If you give up trying to wait for a waiter... More 

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Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Arranged a 40th birthday get together for family and friends. Kevin and team provided a great buffet selection that we could pick from to create our own menus. Service and space was perfect, we ended up being there until closing. Great place to host a party and as the weather was dry made use of the outside area. All in... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

polite and very attentive, good food , quiet and relaxing, would recommend to anyone passing thru or who lives nearby.

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Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Have been here a few times before, although will not be returning. 1 hour 15 mins from ordering to the food hitting the table. Items missing from one meal so had to go back to the kitchen. Prawns advertised as 'King' were tiny! Clearly have too many covers and not enough staff to handle it on busy days.

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Harlow, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

We have eaten here, many many times over the years, but the service really lets this place at times. We went there today's for a Sunday lunch. We ordered the bread and dipping oils as soon as we got there as we knew there would be a wait for dinner. After waiting 20 minutes for this it finally arrived. No... More 

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23 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Vegetables were perfect and flavours were great. Starters were ok but not really necessary as the main was so good. Highly recommended... But do book it gets busy!

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Hoddesdon, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Nice clean pub with pleasant staff, comfy seating and open surroundings. We had prawn cocktail starter very disappointing! It comprised of no more than 6 prawns smothered in a sickly cocktail sauce and a oversized lettuce leaf. This was accompanied with a little pot of some other sauce Why????? No cucumber or tomato no brown bread a complete waste of... More 

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London
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Family booking for 12 - as the only booking available on Sunday was for 18:00hrs, we rang again to confirm the 'The Sunday Roast' would still be available. What a disaster, after taken our orders the poor waiter had to keep coming back apologising that this and that had run out. We must have changed our order 4 times and... More 

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Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

People are more obliged to leave bad reviews than good reviews. I have had fantastic visits here, but I've had more disappointing ones. Our lunch was warm and chewy, I think it had been left waiting. All the side garnish is the same, just dry and unappetising. I'd recommend trying , sitting outside on a warm day is lovely. This... More 

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10 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

My experience here has been very hit and miss. The food is often very good and the service is quick. On father's day this year we visited and had the set menu which was good value for money. The food did not come exactly as described (no sweet chilli dip with the fish starter, no option of mashed potatoes with... More 

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Address: Spellbrook Lane East | Spellbrook, Bishops Stortford CM22 7SE, England
Phone Number: 01279 882 367
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Bishops Stortford
Cuisine: Pub

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  • Address: Spellbrook Lane East | Spellbrook, Bishops Stortford CM22 7SE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Bishops Stortford
  • Phone Number: 01279 882 367

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  • Cuisine: Pub

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