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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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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“tapas” (20 reviews)
“steak” (18 reviews)
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Bar, British, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
40 Lower street | Essex, Stansted Mountfitchet CM24 8LR, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank EmeraldEileen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

Thank Donna K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank Kevin S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had arranged a leaving do for a work colleague and 28 people. Charlotte (manager) was very accommodating to us all. Food portions were very generous and the 2 for 1 steaks were great value for money! Will definitely be going back again!

Thank Ross E
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were let down by a neighboring restaurant at the last minute. It was a family celebration. The Cork House opened for lunch especially for us and gave us a fabulous experience. The service was perfect, Charlotte was amazing and the food was lovely.We will...More

Thank Carolyn E
Reviewed 15 October 2017

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
MrG107, Owner at The Cork House Bar Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Sorry to hear you have had a bad experience with us and I do hope you return to try us again as we have been hear for nearly eight years now and things are still going from strength to strength. If you do visit again...More

Reviewed 28 September 2017 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 6 August 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 4 August 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 4 August 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
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Michela M
13 June 2017|
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Well behaved kids welcome but no garden
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
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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