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Lemon Tree

14-16 Water Lane | Bishops Stortford, Bishops Stortford CM23 2JZ, England
+44 1279 757788
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (13 reviews)
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European, British, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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14-16 Water Lane | Bishops Stortford, Bishops Stortford CM23 2JZ, England
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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

We booked to go for a gin tasting and ended up having dinner in the resturant. The gin tasting was brilliant, the young man who led it told us the history of some of the guns, which we sampled, along with different tonics. Learnt loads...More

Thank Kim_sunseeker
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

I was kindly invited for lunch at The Lemon Tree restaurant in the centre of Bishop’s Stortford. An established independent restaurant in the centre of this thriving town where there is a high number of chain restaurants. I haven’t been for some time and I...More

Thank Paul D
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Another visit, in a party. The cons were that; it was hot but it didn't occur to the waitresses to turn on the fan or even open a window; it's annoying when waiters constantly fill up your glass, but it was quite the opposite here...More

Thank logicsticks
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Had one of a number of great meals at the Lemon Tree. This is always our restaurant of choice when we want a really nice meal - it's probably at the top end of the "medium budget" end of the market but you feel that...More

Thank Andy B
Reviewed 22 July 2017

After quite some time I have actually had the pleasure of returning t o the Lemon Tree twice in the same month, the first attendance at a small charity function and last evening for dinner with some friends.I can only compliment the restaurant on an...More

Thank 125Tony1
Reviewed 4 July 2017

It you would like posh nosh at a reasonable price then you must try the Lemon Tree. Debbie and her staff are truly customer focused, friendly and professional at all times . You can also use a Gourmet Card if you have one. Booking is...More

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Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

When we finally found the restaurant tucked away down a one way street we wasn't all that impressed, a lack of atmosphere and tucked away in a corner when the place was only half full. Food ok but overpriced, probably won't go back

Thank 26rumbold
Reviewed 31 May 2017

We booked this for our anniversary and was thrilled with the whole place, nice and peaceful but not dead for a Sat eve and the food was delicious with lots to choose from and lovely wines to go with it. Will def be returning

Thank Tongi1
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Visited the lemon tree today for lunch for our friends 90th Birthday, I can't find anything negative to say, staff extremely friendly, food excellent we will definitely be returning to this lovely restaurant.

Thank nicenice48
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Me and my partner tried this place for the first time and im 100% sure it wont be our last. Our main courses came out and they were presented beautifully and tasted exactly how it looked beautiful. I had the tuna steak and it was...More

Thank Harrison S
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Response from Gill F | Reviewed this property |
yes but would need to let them know so could give you a convenient table
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 14 - US$ 34
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14-16 Water Lane | Bishops Stortford, Bishops Stortford CM23 2JZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Bishops Stortford
  • Phone Number: +44 1279 757788
  • E-mail
The Lemon Tree restaurant, just a few steps from the heart of Bishop���s Stortford is a Hertfordshire favourite. Set in an elegant Grade II listed Georgian terrace, The Lemon Tree is a lively, relaxed eatery, created entirely by executive chef Luke Fishpool and his front of house wife Sue. The dining room makes the most of its historic setting, with beamed walls and ceilings, exposed brick fireplace, wooden floors and uncluttered wood tables and seating. The well thought out modern British menu features the freshest quality ingredients and global influences, and Sunday lunch includes a proper British roast. Interesting, affordable wine list and parking nearby that ticks every box.
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