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“Great Atmosphere, Staff & Cocktails.”
Review of The Waterlounge - CLOSED

The Waterlounge
Price range: US$13 - US$24
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Good for: Bar Scene, Groups
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Description: The Waterlounge is the perfect place to enjoy a drink, share food and simply relax. Discover an eclectic tapas style menu, made only from fresh local produce, a fine selection of wines, speciality beers and a cocktail list that offers a unique twist on a classic theme. We love music and regularly host our most talented local bands and musicians.
Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Great Atmosphere, Staff & Cocktails.”
Reviewed 8 September 2013

Really nice atmosphere in this Bar/Restaurant, cocktails were generous and staff friendly.
Food is to share which we liked, a great place to have drinks and a sharing platter of yummy food. We will return again and again.

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank MileySmiley
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English first
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Excellent!”
Reviewed 24 August 2013 via mobile

Went with a friend for a late lunch (3pm) and even though we were the only ones eating at that time the food was really tasty (tapas) and the service was top class. So often when a place isn't busy you get terrible service as there are no staff! Wine list is good and my bloody Mary was amazing! Pino Grigio at £20 was a little pricey as usually around £15 but not a complaint by any means. We had the 'Classic' tapas selection and added a Camembert and a haloumi which was loads for 2. Surrounding is tasteful but not pretentious so overall highly recommended!

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank catherineandevie
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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great venue for drinks and dancing”
Reviewed 12 August 2013

The Mezzanine area in The Waterlounge (which we hired out) was the perfect location to begin my friend's hen party celebrations on a Saturday night. For the £50 reservation fee, we were provided with several platters containing a variety of nibbles (bread, feta and olives, crudites, dips, potato wedges, vegetable samosas and sticky beef). A lovely waitress (Millie?) regularly offered and brought us drinks, and our entire party was given a free shot each which was a really nice thought. We then went downstairs to the basement bar, where we were able to dance to the live music with people from all age groups! No one complained about us being loud or over the top, even when the bride-to-be tried to chat up the friendly doorman (Cyrie?) The atmosphere, the decor and the staff were exactly what we wanted for our night out, and I would definitely visit this bar again.

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank Graceygroo
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Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Great cocktails!”
Reviewed 12 August 2013

We have visited as a group of 5 or more ladies for a few cocktails and tapas on a Thursday night. The cocktails are always excellent, and there is usually a buy one get one free offer. The tapas range from the traditional offerings to things that are a bit more modern (mini burgers!) but everything is always yummy. The service is good, although slower as the night goes on and the bar fills up!

Visited August 2013
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Thank AllyPally79
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Sawbridgeworth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Midweek Meal and Cocktails”
Reviewed 7 August 2013

Great place with cool decor & feel. Had one of their Tapas platters to share and it was fantastic. We also sampled their cocktails and they were very good and very strong!

Just a shame it was a bit quiet but then again it was a Tuesday early evening. Will be visiting again at a weekend to see what the atmosphere is like when busy.

Visited June 2013
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Thank EnzD
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