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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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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“tapas” (20 reviews)
“steak” (16 reviews)
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Bar, Wine Bar, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
40 Lower street | Essex, Stansted Mountfitchet CM24 8LR, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Went here last night and it seems that it may have changed hands again - another new menu. Booked for 20.30 - ordered promptly, but even the bread and olives didn't make it out to us until 21.30. One lovely waitress running up and down...More

Thank jennieheals
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We found The Cork House by chance when we couldn't get a meal in our hotel at Stansted Airport. What a great find! Monday night is steak night, two for the price of one! I would definitely eat there again if in the area.

Thank Daytripper1988
Reviewed August 6, 2017 via mobile

We visited for the first time on Saturday night and we're very impressed. The food was fantastic as was the service from the extremely friendly staff. Would highly recommend you try this place.

Thank Michael C
Reviewed August 4, 2017

Visited last night, very friendly relaxed atmosphere. Small menu but all food was just as we ordered and delicious with generous portions. The sharing platters were particularly good.

1  Thank JuneyG
Reviewed August 4, 2017

Walking distance from my B&B. Have a special 3 course set meal on the evening I visited and very impressed. Reasonable prices and nice food. Great staff. Will use again next time in area

1  Thank DDJ40
Reviewed June 20, 2017

My friend and I staying the night at a hotel on Stanstead airport, decided to eat out side a chose the Cork House for its well priced and varied menu. It's on the Main Street, a very old timber framed building with lots of character...More

2  Thank Helen S
MrG107, Manager at The Cork House Bar Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded July 28, 2017

Hi Helen thank you for the review

Reviewed May 14, 2017 via mobile

Service was really excellent even on a busy saturday night. I am a fussy so and so but tipped generously as staff couldnt be more accomodating. Wife loves the grilled sea bass pictured

1  Thank Brian S
Reviewed May 14, 2017 via mobile

Wife and I went here and had a nice time. There was only one waitress for the restaurant, but she was lovely, just rushed off her feet. The menu isn't extensive but the food and wine were good enough and the restaurant was well laid...More

1  Thank Richard F
Reviewed May 10, 2017 via mobile

We went here for the start of my friends hen do and it's a lovely little place. Staff are really friendly and the place has lots of character. Reasonably priced drinks too. Great little bar. Will visit again soon. Easy to get to and train...More

1  Thank sarzy74
Reviewed March 10, 2017

We have visited several times and as an affordable option to Indian or Chinese it is perfect. Always a relaxed atmosphere and never disappointing. We will be back again this Saturday.

1  Thank Lamaloufille
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Michela M
June 12, 2017|
Response from Brian S | Reviewed this property |
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
Bar scene, Special occasions, Romantic, 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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