About Côte Bishop's Stortford

“Expect classic French regional dishes such as steak frites”
– Good Food GuideCasual yet refined, Côte Brasserie are masters when it comes to French dining, serving a menu of French classics from breakfast time through to the evening. With its elegant setting and mouthwatering French dishes, it’s no surprise that Côte Brasserie is fast becoming a part of the furniture in Bishop’s Stortford, and you’ll find the restaurant located on North Street in the town centre. Kick your day off with a croissant and some coffee, or go all out with a three-course evening meal – either way, be sure to make a reservation in advance in order to guarantee a table.

Opening Times

Open now - Closes at 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm


Côte Bishop's Stortford
North Street 17, Town Centre
Bishop's Stortford CM23 2LD

Menu Highlights



Warm Roquefort Salad

Endive, walnut and crouton salad with a warm Roquefort cheese dressing

French Onion Soup

Rustic French onion soup with a sourdough croûte and melted Comté cheese

Prawn Gratinée

King prawns in a white wine, garlic, chilli and tomato sauce with toasted garlic and parsley croutons


Beef Bourguignon

Traditional Beef Bourguignon with potato and chive purée, bacon lardons and chestnut mushrooms

Steak Frites

Chargrilled thinly beaten out minute steak with frites and garlic butter (served pink)

Breton Fish Stew

Traditional Breton fish stew of seabream, mussels, clams, prawns and squid with tomato, white wine and chilli


Chocolate Fondant

Warm chocolate fondant with vanilla ice-cream

Crème Caramel

Traditional set vanilla pod custard with dark caramel and cream

Tarte Fine aux Pommes

Crisp puff pastry tart with finely layered apples and vanilla ice-cream

Main Menu

Prestige Menu


June Lunch & Early Evening Menu


June Specials


A La Carte Menu


Breakfast Menu


Vegetarian Menu


Gluten Free Menu


Wine Menu


More about Côte Bishop's Stortford, Bishop's Stortford

Champions of all-day dining, Côte Brasserie in Bishop’s Stortford town centre offers a menu of authentic French dishes whether at breakfast, lunch or dinner. Inspired by the brasseries of Paris, Côte Brasserie’s interior is classically French with brasserie-style furniture and ceiling-to-floor windows, and on a sunny day, the outdoor terrace area is the perfect place to unwind with a cocktail or glass of champagne. From croque monsieur to the crêpe complète (a warm crêpe with two free range eggs, bacon and shaved Gruyère cheese), Côte Brasserie’s breakfast menu will have you excited to get out of bed in the morning.

In the evening, we recommend beginning with some prawn gratinée (king prawns in a white wine, garlic, chilli and tomato sauce with toasted garlic and parsley croutons), before tucking into some traditional beef Bourguignon or the pan-roasted pork belly with gratin potato, braised Savoy cabbage, apples, thyme and a calvados jus. Round it all off with some of Côte’s speciality crème caramel – délicieux! Located on North Street in the town centre, Côte Brasserie is the go-to place for French classics in Bishop’s Stortford. Book a table now.

514 Côte Bishop's Stortford Reviews

514 Reviews
Noise levels:Pleasant
Waiting time:Exceptionally good
Value for money:Good value
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Margaret J.2 days ago · 3 reviews

We had a very enjoyable lunch at Cote in Bishop's Stortford. The service was good and the food excellent. I would highly recommend this restaurant.

Helen G.3 days ago · 3 reviews

We had a lovely Father's Day brunch. It was very busy in the restaurant when we arrived at 11am but the staff coped really well.

Mark H.4 days ago · 2 reviews

Lovely food, excellent service, could not fault in any way. Even though this is a chain you feel like you get personal service. The menu also has lots of choice. Thoroughly recommended

Darren M.4 days ago · 2 reviews

As I have a Gluten and lactose intolerance The staff were very helpful And made my visit a very enjoyable one The food was really good as was the atmosphere

Gordon B.10 months ago · 1 review

This was the first time I had visited this restaurant. On entry we were greeted with a very warm welcome, the restaurant was clean and fairly busy. We ordered our food, the starter was of a very reasonable size and tasted great. We both ordered steaks and medium cooked. My steak arrived and it's was more on the blue to rare side, and it was a sirloin and not a Ribeye. However this was rectified fairly quick without fuss. My partners steak was on the rare side however she was happy to eat the steak. To some this may have been a big problem, however the problem was rectified straight away and with an apologetic manner. The steak was taken off the Bill which I wasn't expecting or looking for. We will definitely visit Cote again, we reallly enjoyed the restaurant, the venue, staff, cleanliness, atmosphere was of a very high standard.

Kathy C.a year ago · 1 review

I had booked online (something I am not always keen to do), to celebrate my daughter reaching her Qualified Teacher Status. I had made a couple of requests, seating etc. I was delighted on arrival to find the team member who greeted us had clearly taken the time to make himself aware of our reason for visiting. He immediately identified my daughter, extended his congratulations and seated us in a booth (something I had requested). After a few minutes we were supplied with a complimentary drink to start our celebratory evening off. Our evening was made great with subtle, yet excellent service, very good food, wine and a lovely ambiance. On the whole, a lovely venue with friendly and professional staff.

Simon G.a year ago · 1 review

As We expect, we come here on a regular basis and always good quality food with excellent staff service, nothings ever a problem. Always fill very welcome like a friend not just a paying customer. The reason I only give you a reasonable on price is through the week there is a set menu two courses £10.95 / three courses £12.95p. Doesn't seem right that regulars can't take advantage of this at weekends if the restaurant isn't fully booked. Isn't it better to have a restaurant with people eating and helping with the overall profit margins ?. I would like to know what your view is on this subject.

Bryan S.a year ago · 3 reviews

We eat at a number of Cote restaurants and we've not had a poor experience yet! Clearly training is high on the agenda by the company, and it shows. The quantity and quality of the food is spot on for us, and the people we've been with. Our only gripe so far is the price of the wines. Maybe acceptable for an evening dinner menu but an option for a more 'drinkable' competitive offer would suit a lunch time visit. Overall, superb. ps. Watch out for the 12.5% service charge added to the bill, easy to miss and part with an additional tip!

Elizabeth B.a year ago · 2 reviews

We were a group of 4 who visited on the evening of a Friday 23rd June. We had booked for 7 pm but arrived at 6.45pm and were therefore eligible for the early dinner menu. It was fantastic - 3 courses for £12.95 which was amazing value for such delicious, beautifully presented food. The choice at each course was excellent - which is unusual for the "cheapmenu" and the individual dishes imaginative and of regular size. We had a bottle of Viognier which was also delicious and well-priced. The staff were very friendly and p rofessional. All in all a great evening!

Nina S.a year ago · 5 reviews

I love Cote and regularly visit many of their branches. The food was lovely as usual, however the staff put me off. When we first arrived, a girl and boy were at the main entrance messing around.. or flirting. They didn't acknowledge we were there and were still laughing when they finally said hi and then the guy touched the girl and she giggled and said "stop it". I found it very unprofessional and awkward to say the least. We then had the same guy standing next to our table later on shouting being unprofessional across the restaurant! It was very strange and we felt quite awkward. The usual staff that I see were not in there and these ones I had never seen before. Other than that the food was lovely and I wouldn't stop going to Cote as it is very good value for quality food.