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Prickly Pear

19 Hockerill Street, Bishops Stortford CM23 2DH, England
+44 1279 651368
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (21 reviews)
“chilli” (12 reviews)
“tortillas” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
19 Hockerill Street, Bishops Stortford CM23 2DH, England
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1 - 10 of 173 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here last week, lovely food, served fresh and cooked with care. The staff are very friendly and helpful, always checking to see if we needed anything and that we were happy with everything. We enjoyed our relaxing evening here and will certainly be going...More

Thank wendyc1410
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Didn't fancy the overpriced food at the airport hotel so drove into this place. Friendly attentive staff. tasty meal and reasonable value. We had the fajitas and would recommend. Try the ice cold Jarrods cola, really good. Main with a drink is less than £20...More

Thank jon c
Reviewed 31 May 2017

I must admit that if it wasn't for Trip Advisor my wife and I would not have visited this restaurant. Whilst it doesn't look very inviting from the outside, inside it is an absolute gem. The atmosphere was perfect, the food was amazing, the value...More

Thank srm34633
163pricklypear, Manager at Prickly Pear, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2017

Thank you so much for your review for The Prickly Pear. We are really pleased that you came to visit. It's great to hear you enjoyed our food and the atmosphere was perfect for you. Thank you for your lovely comments about our staff, we...More

Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Visited with family and friends was very warm and nothing seemed to be done to cool down. There was no kids menu available which was a bit of a pain as some were not big eaters. Food was ok our waitress was lovely but not...More

Thank jeeta78
163pricklypear, Manager at Prickly Pear, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2017

Thank you for reviewing The Prickly Pear. I'm very sorry to hear all your comments and that you did not enjoy your evening with us. Since your visit we have installed a number of fans around the restaurant and a large ceiling fan to keep...More

Reviewed 23 May 2017

Myself and wife visited here last weekend, quite a small menu but very good freshly made Mexican food. I had a breast of chicken in chili and it was excellent, we will visit here again and bring our two girls as it't the sort of...More

Thank markhoman1962
163pricklypear, Manager at Prickly Pear, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review for The Prickly Pear. Such lovely comments - thank you so much! We are so pleased you thought your food was excellent. At present, we are in the process of altering our menu slightly, so...More

Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Had a meal here and was blown away by the food and staff. The prawn starter was ace. The mains were fantastic. The owner came over and was super enthusiastic about the wine list and clearly wanted us to have a good experience. We did....More

Thank Pengwonie
163pricklypear, Manager at Prickly Pear, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2017

Thank you so much for your review for The Prickly Pear. Wow!! Blown away by the food and staff.. That's an amazing comment and it's put a smile on everyone's face here. We work so hard to maintain high standards and strive to give our...More

Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Visited with my girlfriend. Lovely food and atmosphere and a very friendly waitress. Will defiantly come back again soon

Thank Steven H
163pricklypear, Manager at Prickly Pear, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2017

Thank you so much for reviewing The Prickly Pear. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your evening with us and we'll look forward to your return visit. Kind regards

Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Very quiet the night we were there...only two other tables. We were in the area and someone recommended it to us. Cosy little restaurant. Fabulously tasty food and a really lovely friendly waitress. Just what we hoped for.

Thank JEGFrance
163pricklypear, Manager at Prickly Pear, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2017

Thank you for your review for the Prickly Pear. We're really pleased you enjoyed our food and service and we hope to see you again in the near future. Kind regards

Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

We went to The Prickly Pear for the first time last night for my daughters birthday dinner & had a really super time. The waitress was an absolute delight & couldn't have been more helpful. The food was delicious & the portions were just right...More

1  Thank Elaine T
163pricklypear, General Manager at Prickly Pear, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

Thank you Elaine for you're lovely review for The Prickly Pear, we much appreciate it. We are so glad you enjoyed your night with us and that you thought the food was delicious. It's always lovely to hear a comment about a member of our...More

Reviewed 7 April 2017

We stopped here for an early dinner on a Friday night recently. The ambiance was very nice, I enjoyed the Mexican re-imagining of classic jazz tunes. Service was fast and friendly, the Margarita was very tasty. Food was excellent, spicy but not over the top,...More

Thank Hicksy77
163pricklypear, Manager at Prickly Pear, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2017

Thank you so much for your lovely review for The Prickly Pear. We much appreciate you taking the time to write a review. Such a shame you don't live near by! It's great to hear you thought the food was excellent. We don't like to...More

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Waynecooper01
9 March 2017|
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Response from 163pricklypear | Property representative |
Starters range from £4.95 - £5.95, Main courses range from £11.00 - £15.95 and desserts are £4.90 - £5.50
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Anne B
17 August 2016|
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Response from 163pricklypear | Property representative |
The restaurant is open Tuesday through to Saturday evenings from 6pm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Hockerill Street, Bishops Stortford CM23 2DH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Bishops Stortford
  • Phone Number: +44 1279 651368
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