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Prickly Pear

17-19 Hockerill Street, Bishops Stortford, England
01279-65-13-68
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Most recent review
- Aug 7, 2014
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

What a great Chilli ! Don't be tempted by the usually fajita, enchilada, nacho options. There's no need to look further than the awesome chilli. Perfectly spiced, sour cream if you really need to tone it down. Unnecessary in my view. Good work Prickles.

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Bracknell.
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50 reviews 50 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Great enchilada and cajun chicken dishes, accompanied by cider special. Some of the hardest working staff that I've seen as the kitchen and bar are on the ground floor but the tables are all first floor (so beware if you can't make a flight of stairs). Good dessert selection as well.

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Sawbridgeworth, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

I came to the Pickly Pear for a meal for my one year anniversary and had a really lovely evening. The atmosphere is really good and the food is excellent. We ordered the nachos, chicken enchiladas and a layered cheesecake, all were very tasty and well presented. The staff are also very helpful and accommodating. I will definitely be visiting... More

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Braintree, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

As always, a tasty menu (love the ribs!) with a good atmosphere Always worth booking as there are a limited number of tables It's the only Tex/Mex in town but no matter, it is well worth a visit

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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

excellent service great atmosphere and great food, perfect restaurant cannot fault as its just too good!

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Scot near London
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57 reviews 57 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

This is a lovely Mexican restaurant lovely decor and great food. The ribs are to die for and the rest of the food is freshly cooked and tasty. There is a separate little room for private parties which holds 8 , great fun if your celebrating . If you like ice cream try the mint malteser sundae...

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I highly recommend this Restaurant. I have been 3 times now and each visit has been a lovely experience. I live about 45 minutes away but have a friend in Bishops Stortford who first introduced me to it and who I normally go with. My most recent visit last Saturday however, was to celebrate my birthday and with family members... More

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Epping, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Just been to The Prickly Pear for the second time and it was every bit as good as the first visit. Its more upmarket than you normally imagine a Mexican restaurant to be so you could go for a special occasion or just a casual night with friends. The food is exceptionally tasty and freshly cooked and good value for... More

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Burton on Trent
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Visiting family in Bishops Stortford,they took us to this very nice Mexican restaurant ,the choice of dishes was substantial, the service was very professional and friendly,despite the restaurant being full our food arrived promptly, we all had something different ,and I could have eaten any one of them , all freshly cooked and very tasty, only managed a starter and... More

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Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

We went for our anniversary meal and I have to say the food was amazing the service was excellent. We did not feel rushed at all. We will defiantly be going back to the prickly pear and would highly recommend it

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