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14-16 Water Lane | Bishops Stortford, Bishops Stortford CM23 2JZ, England
+44 1279 757788
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
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Sun 00:00 - 23:59
Mon - Fri 18:00 - 23:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
Sat 18:00 - 00:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Belated birthday meal with friends. Traffic delayed us but staff were so kind and understanding. Did not rush us. Food very good. Steak, chicken and Tuna all cooked to perfection.

Thank Joolesbeez
waltham cross
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115 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a fantastic venue,we had the private dinning room,15 of us in our party. We surprised our Mum,lovely touch with the background music. Staff were very helpful and the food was wonderful. Thank you so much for making it an extra special night,would highly recommend a visit

Thank manin_9
Ware, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Birthday Dinner for my husband. We used this restaurant about 8 years ago and wasn't hugely impressed then but we thought afterall that time things may have changed and not having a huge selection of good restaurants in our area we thought we would try again . It was busy and the staff were run off their feet . We... More 

Thank Kimberley6666
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time visit through recommendation. Met friends for dinner. Food was lovely, staff were friendly but a bit over zealous. Overall a nice evening was had.

Thank leeWorcestershire
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55 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First time visit, but had heard rave reviews so thought we should give it a try! The restaurant was busy, as I expected on Mother's Day, but the service and attentiveness were still there in volumes, nothing was too much trouble. The manageress even went out of her way for my wife as it was her birthday - other venues... More 

Thank Frankie A
Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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128 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Excellent food, perfectly cooked, beautifully presented and really delicious at an affordable price. Good selection of wines. Cosy without being cramped. Very good service.

Thank 666awy2015
London, United Kingdom
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139 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

For so many years the Lemon Tree was our favourite Restaurant, we hadn't been here for a couple of years after two terrible meals . We had heard from a couple of friends and the recent reviews on Trip Adviser that it was very good and much improved, so after last night I must agree what a great change. Superb... More 

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Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Food and wine excellent. Only negative was service was a little too quick! We booked for 9pm and were out by 10.25! The gap between the starter and the main courses was 5mins. It felt a little rushed.

Thank jb0ylan
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Food and service here is top notch. Menu is delightful as is the wine list. We had beautiful cheese soufflé to start, steak and lamb for mains and sticky toffee puddings. Beautifully presented but also very tasty. Couldn't fault it at all. Perfect date night.

Thank Danielle W
Gt Amwell
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 April 2017

I had a birthday meal for 12 friends i. The upstairs private room. The roo. Looked beautiful. The staff were helpful without being i trusive and the service was great. The food was absolutely amazing. Thank you so much Lemon Tree.

Thank Scrimhouse

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$33
European, British, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?