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Rosey Lea

12 Market Square, Bishops Stortford CM23 3UU, England
+44 1279 505414
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“cakes” (37 reviews)
“coleslaw” (11 reviews)
“carrot cake” (6 reviews)
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British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
12 Market Square, Bishops Stortford CM23 3UU, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely place for breakfast lunch and afternoon tea all food cooked fresh lovely selection of cakes and scones

Thank Kim L
Reviewed 10 January 2018

The food in Rosy Lea's is always wonderful, and we eat there quite a lot. Sometimes the service can be quite slow when the restaurant is busier, but it is always my first choice for a coffee and cake when in the town.

Thank Katie B
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Been a few times now , I must say it’s the best in Bishops Stortford. There is a lot of variety to chose from. Friendly service and a lovely atmosphere.

Thank Guzman J
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Today was my first visit, with my sister to "Rosey Lea's. The options for teas and coffees on the menu was amazing, and we hadn't looked at food yet! A beautifully presented pot of tea for one, a coffee and a sausage sandwich with granary...More

Thank Harry W
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Called in for a snack. Ordered salt beef sandwich and coleslaw. The granary bread was very soft and fresh and the salt beef with lettuce onion and tomato was really nice. Only with they had Wi-fi for customers but that’s not a huge issue.

Thank Ken A
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

I have visited Rosey Leas several times and the food and service has been very good and plenty to choose for children too. It has been said that the cafe needs proper ventilation which I would agree with as it is very very smokey inside...More

Thank gulliver007London
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Been here a few times and most visits rate 4 - 5 stars. But a couple of occasions where both food and service fell a little short. Seems to depend which team's on duty at the time. But overall a competent and good value eatery.

Thank Bruno S
Reviewed 23 October 2017

This little place does a super sandwich selection, a lovely choice of teas and the service is efficient and friendly. I'm pleased to support a local business rather than a national/global chain. I often take friends here for lunch and they all love it!

1  Thank Maltster60
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

I took my daughter for afternoon tea; ordered two cream tea's and a milkshake. It was probably half full with customers, so not overly busy. Tea and milkshake arrived, then waited 15 mins for the scones and cream, by which point we had nearly finished...More

4  Thank Deborah B
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Nice warm welcome the staff are lovely, the coffee was great and the slection of cakes and food is pretty good, a little hidden away from th main street in the middle of town.

Thank Jereal
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Market Square, Bishops Stortford CM23 3UU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Bishops Stortford
  • Phone Number: +44 1279 505414
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