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“Excellent food, yet again” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Host Restaurant

Host Restaurant
4 Market Square, Bishops Stortford CM23 3UU, England
+44 (0)1279 657000
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Price range: $8 - $47
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Contemporary, British
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Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Herts
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Excellent food, yet again”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

Visited Host yesterday for a birthday lunch. Yet again, the food was excellent. I have never had a bad meal here. The staff are very polite and attentive when you need them. Nice interior makes for a pleasant dining experience. This place beats the chain restaurants in every aspect.

Will definitely be going again.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
London, United Kingdom
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Ok, but not outstanding; and should be better for the price....”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013

Good atmosphere, well presented staff and a good menu. But a few people in our party had the "Thai mussels" which had to be sent back as were not hot, didn't appear fully cooked and many were not open. They also commented that the only flavour they could detect in the sauce was onion?? Unacceptable.
Other main courses were good but "Host" version of a medium-well steak was more like medium-rare and charred on the outside.
Would not be in a rush to go back.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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hertfordshire
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
“Delicious food - good value”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2012

I had never been before but had lunch today with a few friends. We all had the Xmas 3 course lunch for £19.95. There was plenty of choice and the portion sizes and presentation were good. The lamb with dauphinoise potatoes and veg was so tasty I wanted to lick the juice left on the plate. The lamb was tender and not fatty and the potatoes were soft and delicious plus it was piping hot which I prefer. The passion fruit and white chocolate cheescake was to die for, so light and smooth and a generous portion. I have a big appetite and I was comfortably full after my meal. I will definitely be going back and taking my husband next time.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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“Lovely night out”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2012

Always love the food - whether its intimate meal out or girl's night. Choice of menus and theme nights to suit a budget. Staff always friendly and helpful. Lovely venue, whether inside at night or outside in the terrace in the summer.

Visited November 2012
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Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
“First Class”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

Have eaten here several times over the last few months. The food and service is first class. A well balanced menu and attentive staff. It is not the place to come to if you are on a budget, but for the quality that Host deliver is certainly value for money. Well done

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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