(92 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 92 reviews)

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  • business (10)
  • child friendly (10)
  • dinner (81)
  • entertainment (8)
  • large parties (30)
  • lunch (20)
  • luxury (14)
  • private dining (15)
  • romantic (31)
  • trendy (19)
  • value (19)
  • By Ben clarke C from Bishops stortford
    30 October 2020

    Garlic Balti is amazing

  • By Jacqueline B from Bishops stortford
    16 October 2020

    The food here was excellent as always, the service great. However the evening was spoilt by a large group of young men who were extremely loud, it was difficult to talk and be heard.

  • By Mick B from Bishops Stortford
    26 September 2020

    Great evening, really good food with excellent service, will be back.

  • By Emily B from Bishops Stortford
    19 September 2020

    Excellent food, fantastic service and lovely decor and ambience

  • By Paul L from Felsted
    9 September 2020

    Delicious food as always; and great service. No need to add further

  • By Debbie L from Bishops Stortford
    8 September 2020

    First visit, definitely not the last! Celebrated partner’s birthday. Polite, welcoming staff. Very clean everywhere. Food was great, good variety. Prompt service. Rounded the evening outside in the Gin Bar!! Was worried we wouldn’t get parked, but there is a small car park outside and it was relatively quiet as a Tuesday evening

  • By Dominique W from Bishop’s Stortford
    5 September 2020

    Lovely meal. Good Service.

  • By Kelly H from Hertfordshire
    4 September 2020

    Great food, nice friendly staff. Had a good evening. Nice atmosphere, had a lovely table and service was brill.

  • By Jackie C from Bishops Stortford
    1 September 2020


  • By Alex F from London
    29 August 2020

    Decor on the restaurant was great, staff were excellent and the food was really tasty.

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