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“not your run of the mill mexican”
Review of Prickly Pear

Prickly Pear
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican
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Restaurant details
Good for: Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Epping, United Kingdom
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“not your run of the mill mexican”
Reviewed 20 April 2014

Just been to The Prickly Pear for the second time and it was every bit as good as the first visit. Its more upmarket than you normally imagine a Mexican restaurant to be so you could go for a special occasion or just a casual night with friends. The food is exceptionally tasty and freshly cooked and good value for money. The atmosphere is relaxed but professional and the place itself is quite cute and quirky. Definitely going to be a regular, would highly recommend it and nice to know you don't always have to go into London!!

  • Visited April 2014
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Burton on Trent
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“Pleasant change”
Reviewed 10 April 2014

Visiting family in Bishops Stortford,they took us to this very nice Mexican restaurant ,the choice of dishes was substantial, the service was very professional and friendly,despite the restaurant being full our food arrived promptly, we all had something different ,and I could have eaten any one of them , all freshly cooked and very tasty, only managed a starter and main, too full for sweet , but they looked very good on the next table. Not the biggest restaurant I have visited so I would recommend booking early,

  • Visited April 2014
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Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Would highly recommend”
Reviewed 6 April 2014 via mobile

We went for our anniversary meal and I have to say the food was amazing the service was excellent. We did not feel rushed at all. We will defiantly be going back to the prickly pear and would highly recommend it

  • Visited April 2014
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Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
1 review
“Amazing Hidden Gem!”
Reviewed 3 April 2014

Popped along for dinner on a Friday night.
Really lovely atmosphere, really relaxed and comfortable.
The food was amazing, we had a yummy sharing platter to start, which we devoured and both had exceptionally lovely main courses. The desserts were far too tempting and had an amazing sundae.
I usually eat in chain Mexican restaurants, but I will not be going back after having the real deal at the prickly pear!
Would highly recommend it to anyone who is looking to try something different and who likes great food!
Service wasn't speedy, instead it was relaxed and friendly (something else you don't find in chain restaurants!)

  • Visited April 2014
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Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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“Great meal, great atmosphere”
Reviewed 19 March 2014

A small gem tucked away and understated. Food delicious and perfectly cooked. Service excellent. Lovely relaxed atmosphere. Great evening with friends.

  • Visited March 2014
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