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Prickly Pear

19 Hockerill Street, Bishops Stortford CM23 2DH, England
+44 1279 651368
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (21 reviews)
“chilli” (12 reviews)
“steak” (10 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
19 Hockerill Street, Bishops Stortford CM23 2DH, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a perfect example of why it is much better to avoid chain restaurants. My son loved his chicken wings and pulled beef off the special board. I had stuffed jalapenos and a chilli dish when you can choose two small chilli plates from...More

Thank CAW1971
163pricklypear, Manager at Prickly Pear, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for writing a review for The Prickly Pear. We love to hear you really enjoyed the food and that you would recommend us. Every review means so much to us, so thank you again. Kind regards and we hope to see...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice to have a non chain restaurant in Stortford that has decent food. Quiet when we arrived, but we did have an early table - things filled up quite quickly after that. Service is friendly and efficient. Most meals were pretty good but if I...More

Thank brucemoose
163pricklypear, Manager at Prickly Pear, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for reviewing The Prickly Pear. We're so glad you enjoyed your evening with us. We like to hear feedback from our customers, it helps us improve on the way we do things here. Since your comment about the Mozzarella Sticks we have investigated...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed the whole restaurant to ourselves on a quiet Thursday evening for my birthday dinner. The food came out pretty fast and was really tasty. The sharing starter was huge and very filling! Our waitress was very friendly and helpful in terms of the menu...More

Thank Alicja G
163pricklypear, Manager at Prickly Pear, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the lovely review for The Prickly Pear. We're so glad you enjoyed all your food with us and had a nice relaxing evening. We have a lovely team here that care about our customers. It's lovely to hear that you found the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Truly great food. Loved it here. It needs a better website though, and booking system. Justifiably one of the best restaurants in Bishop’s stortfordMore

Thank StuartJGraham
163pricklypear, Manager at Prickly Pear, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review for The Prickly Pear. It's lovely to hear comments like yours. We are looking into improving our website. It's always good to have customer feedback, this makes us work harder to make the improvements that are needed, so thank you...More

Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

I remember coming here a while back for a birthday dinner and we all enjoyed our meals... I was sceptical about writing this review because in the bill at the end it asks you to speak to management before writing a bad review, which I...More

3  Thank Milliejune
Reviewed May 9, 2018

never been in here before,,, great welcome, food is fantastic...cooked fresh and nice and hot, we shared cheese sticks.. I had enchiladas, hubby had steak all really good and a good choice of food, staff very friendly and helpful.

Thank thimble95
163pricklypear, Manager at Prickly Pear, responded to this reviewResponded May 10, 2018

Thank you for your review for The Prickly Pear. It's lovely to hear that you enjoyed your evening with us and found the food fantastic. We hope to see you again in the near future. Kind regards and thank you again.

Reviewed April 15, 2018

I am in America and looking for a family member. Is there anyone at the restaurant name Penny or Peggy by any chance?

Thank Samjo3126
163pricklypear, Manager at Prickly Pear, responded to this reviewResponded April 16, 2018

I'm afraid we haven't got a Penny or Peggy working here. Good luck on your search, we do hope you find them.

Reviewed April 1, 2018

We four had not visited the Prickly Pear before and were so glad we did. From the very warm welcome from the Host to the absolutely lovely food - it was an excellent evening. The menu is clear and unfussy and the quality of ingredients...More

Thank Janet C
163pricklypear, Manager at Prickly Pear, responded to this reviewResponded April 5, 2018

Thank you for taking your time to write a lovely review for The Prickly Pear. I'm so pleased you had an excellent evening with us and enjoyed the whole experience in the restaurant. It's always lovely when customers compliment us on every aspect of the...More

Reviewed March 25, 2018

The Prickly Pear in Bishop's Stortford is always top of our list for evenings out whether it's an evening with friends or family or a night out just for the two of us. The food never disappoints - from the delicious melt in the mouth...More

Thank YoeyP
163pricklypear, Manager at Prickly Pear, responded to this reviewResponded March 29, 2018

Thank you so much for your review for The Prickly Pear. Your review has touched all the staff here. We have a small team that work so hard to make sure all our customers enjoy their evening with us. From the chefs who prepare and...More

Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

My partner and I came here for a nice meal out and picked this place as it has such good reviews but were massively disappointed - restaurant was quiet yet food was served luke warm, dishes were quite tasteless and my partner’s burger was overcooked...More

Thank B3ka
163pricklypear, Manager at Prickly Pear, responded to this reviewResponded March 20, 2018

Thank you for reviewing The Prickly Pear. I apologise you felt the need to write a negative review. As you have read, our reviews are positive and we feel our customers review the food which is on the main menu, as well as the special...More

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Nicola W
March 3, 2018|
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Response from 163pricklypear | Property representative |
Hi Nicola, Our website is currently being updated. We can send you a restaurant menu via email. Just email us for a menu and we'll send you the menu straight away. Kind regards.
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abu892
January 30, 2018|
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Response from 163pricklypear | Property representative |
We have outside steps that lead into the bar area and stairs that lead into the first floor restaurant. You can always leave the pram downstairs if you don't want to carry it upstairs but you are also very welcome to have... More
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Freshy73
October 3, 2017|
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Response from 163pricklypear | Property representative |
There's a car park about 200 meters away which is free in the evenings.
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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, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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