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The Cork House Bar Bistro

40 Lower Street | Essex, Stansted Mountfitchet CM24 8LR, England
+44 1279 817474
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“steak” (18 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM Hours
Bar, Wine Bar, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
40 Lower Street | Essex, Stansted Mountfitchet CM24 8LR, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Greatly enjoyed this gem in Stansted Mountfitchet, with a new menu and great events throughout the month this the perfect place to have a relaxed evening. With a welcoming staff that makes you feel at ease when you walk through the door, I have returned...More

Thank NIck S
Reviewed April 30, 2018

I just wanted to thank the owners and organisers of The Cork House in Stansted for arranging the Treasure Hunt Quiz. The amount of detail and work that went into the event organisation was exception. With all proceeds going to Charity, the event was well...More

Thank Paula A
Reviewed April 28, 2018

I had dinner at this lovely, quirky bistro with a friend and, as we arrived at 7pm, we had the restaurant, which is on the upper floor above the bar, to ourselves for some time. For a small building, they have a lot of dining...More

Thank Helen M
Reviewed February 18, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic, smart venue and the staff couldn't be more helpful and attentive. The food was lovely, well presented buffet and drinks were great. If you like gin this is the place in Stansted for you I'd recommend this place to others definitely

2  Thank Haddon87
Reviewed February 6, 2018

We booked the Cork House for Sunday lunch to celebrate my birthday. There were ten of us and we had the upstairs front room to ourselves around a big table. The food was really good (and easy for my gluten-free and vegetarian daughters) and the...More

1  Thank paulbrickell
Reviewed February 4, 2018

Very warm and friendly welcome and excellent service throughout. Each course was beautifully presented and the quality of food was superb - in fact the best meal I have had out for a long time. Top marks on all counts Cork House!

1  Thank 417alan
Reviewed January 17, 2018

This is a good place for a meal. It is also a good place for a drink, especially if you like gin - extensive menu!

1  Thank Charlie C
Reviewed November 27, 2017

We are regulars at the Cork House and thought it was time to share this little gem with others. The staff, led by Andy and Charlotte are so welcoming and friendly as well as energetic and enthusiastic. How do you do that when you are...More

1  Thank EmeraldEileen
Reviewed November 17, 2017 via mobile

I have been here a number a number of times and have always been very impressed with the lengths the staff go to to accommodate the customers. Food has always been excellent with very generous portions and the selection of gin is great. My new...More

1  Thank Donna K
Reviewed November 16, 2017 via mobile

Been there a few times now , great food . Friendly bar staff made me feel very welcome . A very friendly atmosphere .

1  Thank Kevin S
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Michela M
June 12, 2017|
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Well behaved kids welcome but no garden
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Lower Street | Essex, Stansted Mountfitchet CM24 8LR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Stansted Mountfitchet
  • Phone Number: +44 1279 817474
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