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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” (9 reviews)
“cheese cake” (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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Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

The title says it all. Brilliant food, lovely staff and a great atmosphere - we'll definitely be back. Went for a friend's Birthday and we were a party of about 12 and the place was excellent

Thank Alex T
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Whilst staying for one night prior to a flight we were looking for somewhere to eat dinner. Google suggested here and TripAdvisor confirmed it. We were not disappointed. Lovely welcome, our waitress Georgia (?) was really friendly and helpful and the restaurant itself is really...More

Thank LizzyC79
Reviewed 20 August 2017

We've been past this place many times but finally managed to visit last week. We had no trouble booking a table with only a couple of hours notice. The restaurant looks unassuming from the outside but inside has a nice atmosphere and the staff were...More

Thank AndrewT273
Reviewed 16 August 2017

I have been saying for quite some time, “I really must give The Prickly Pear a go”, but just never seemed to get around to it. I am incredibly pleased that I managed to fit a visit in this week with some friends, I was...More

Thank Robert T
163pricklypear, Manager at Prickly Pear, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review for The Prickly Pear. So pleased that you finally managed to come and dine with us. It's lovely to hear that our wait staff did a great job of looking after you and that the food you ate was delicious....More

Reviewed 26 June 2017 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
163pricklypear, Manager at Prickly Pear, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the great review for The Prickly Pear. We are so happy you enjoyed the food and service . All our food is freshly prepared in our kitchen. We have 2 chefs that have been with us for many years now,...More

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
163pricklypear, Manager at Prickly Pear, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the review for The Prickly Pear. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your meal with us. It's lovely when we receive great feedback and comments about the staff. I love to pass the compliments on to them, it always...More

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

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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
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
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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