(78 Reviews)
24 Hadham Road, Bishop's Stortford, East of England, CM23 2QS
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Main course: £13
Food spend: £26

Opening hours

Monday to Thursday: 12:00 - 14:00 & 17:00 - 23:00
Friday & Saturday: 12:00 - 14:00 & 17:00 - 23:30
Sunday: 12:00 - 17:00 & 17:15 - 22:00.

Restaurant description

A wonderfully intimate Indian restaurant with rustic traditional design touches including wood carvings, Zara serves modern, colourful dishes prepared using time-honoured cooking techniques. There is also a dedicated gin bar where talented mixologists prepare exciting signature cocktails, with gin tasting sessions being popular events.

A tremendous selection of aromatic Indian delicacies are served on the Zara menu, starting off with signature seafood recipes like the Goanese king prawns cooked in an iron wok with spices, fresh herbs and orange zest. Traditional tandoori dishes are a popular choice, and include options such as honey-glazed lamb cutlet, while the curry range offers up levels of spice for every palate.

The gin bar at Zara in Bishop's Stortford is a chic, modern setting to enjoy creative gin cocktails prepared with theatrical flair from the talented mixologists. There is also a diverse wine list served, and a good selection of beers.

A unique Indian restaurant with a sultry, intimate feel, Zara is a 13-minute walk from Bishop's Stortford Rail Station.

Dishes displayed on a la carte menus are representative of the type of food available at the restaurant.

Customer reviews for Zara
(based on 78 reviews)

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  • business (10)
  • child friendly (10)
  • dinner (67)
  • entertainment (8)
  • large parties (26)
  • lunch (18)
  • luxury (12)
  • private dining (14)
  • romantic (24)
  • trendy (18)
  • value (18)
  • By Liz F from Bishops stortford
    23 February 2020

    Nice evening

  • By Liz R from Bishop’s Stortford
    22 February 2020

    Fabulous meal, lovely food and great atmosphere. Staff excellent

  • By LEE WOODS W from Bishop's Stortford
    22 February 2020

    Excellent food, great friendly service. Very pleased.

  • By Sue F from Hertfordshire
    14 February 2020

    Delicious food and a nice atmosphere. Staff were excellent.

  • By Simon O from Bishops Stortford
    14 February 2020

    Everything was great except my Wife’s chicken Jalfrezi. This dish was very bland, very little flavour.

  • By Carole E from Harlow
    25 January 2020

    First visit to Zara. Wonderful place, lovely decor & very welcoming staff. Gin bar well stocked with so many varieties of gin. Service and ambience in restaurant excellent & food was presented exceptional and tasted delicious. Top of our Indian restaurants to date. Will definitely be recommending and returning again soon.

  • By Stephen B from Bishops Stortford
    18 January 2020

    Excellent as always.

  • By Linda C from Bishops Stortford
    3 January 2020

    It was the first time we have been to Zara and we was not disappointed the food was lovely and so was the service all the staff were very friendly and quick to bring our drinks etc

  • By Juliette H from Sawbridgeworth
    31 December 2019

    Fantastic thank you all the staff are very happy & obliging .

  • By Tim L from Bishop’s Stortford
    29 December 2019

    Nice atmosphere and friendly service. Food was good, recommend the mixed grill. Had drinks in gin bar and they were good

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24 Hadham Road, Bishop's Stortford, East of England, CM23 2QS