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Harrisons Bistro - CLOSED

32 Main Road, Hockley SS5 4QS, England
+44 1702 201217
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
16 Jun 2015
“So Glad I Came Back!!”
7 Jun 2015
“Good food, well cooked.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
British, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
32 Main Road, Hockley SS5 4QS, England
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Reviewed 17 June 2015 via mobile

This is by far my favourite place to go out for a quiet night out with the family or an great evening out with the wife. It's brilliant idea of live music makes the atmosphere so much better with everyone having a fantastic time and...More

1  Thank Matt9797
Reviewed 8 June 2015

For our first visit to Harrisons, we chose to go to their Gourmet Night. The door was opened for us by a smiling waitress who showed us to our table. We were served a complimentary glass of the house red, it was very good. I...More

2  Thank heartshaped
Reviewed 7 June 2015

Food was well prepared, but the atmosphere was sadly lacking, seemed more like a cafe than a restaurant. Unfortunately very poor parking.

Thank Barb S
Reviewed 13 May 2015 via mobile

Only been here during lunchtimes so far but they do great sandwiches and baguettes. Not sure if my favourite is sausage, pulled pork or Cajun chicken...

Thank AS564
Reviewed 10 May 2015 via mobile

I came in recently for a live music night. The staff were incredibly polite and fab! Compliments to the chef on our food. My steak was devine and we all enjoyed the experience! The music fitted the atmosphere brilliantly and I shall be coming back...More

Thank Matt9797
Reviewed 9 May 2015

The whole experience was very disappointing it was more like being in a cafe than a bistro food was very average and not presented very well and all very cheap and ordinaryMore

1  Thank karen72Essex
Simon B, Owner at Harrisons Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2015

As you can imagine I am upset to hear of your dissatisfaction in your visit to Harrisons, especially in light of all the incredibly positive reviews we have had since your visit in February and previously to that. We always try to make a point...More

Reviewed 25 April 2015

On my first visit to Harrison's I was celebrating my last night of freedom in form of my Hen Do! Having never been to Harrison's and having no idea where I was actually going I could not have been more pleasantly surprised by the evening...More

4  Thank Lara G
Simon B, Owner at Harrisons Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2015

Lara - I am so pleased you enjoyed your evening with us and wish you and your future husband all the luck and happiness in the world!! Simon.

Reviewed 12 March 2015 via mobile

We came for a meal on Tuesday to see the live music. What a wonderful night. The food was delicious, service was great and the live music was the icing on the cake. There was a great feel about the evening - felt very intimate...More

Thank Bex159
Simon B, Owner at Harrisons Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2015

Bex, thanks for the great review. I am pleased you enjoyed the evening (and the wallpaper) and the good news is these evenings, both Tuesday and Friday, will continue through spring and the summer. We look forward to, hopefully, seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 12 March 2015 via mobile

This was my second visit to Harrisons, this time for Tunes on Tuesday, acoustic vocalist to accompany the excellent choice. Although the full a la carte menu isn't available on these themed nights, there is still plenty of main course choices to follow the complimentary...More

Thank Debbie P
Simon B, Owner at Harrisons Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2015

Debbie, Thanks for taking the time out to write such a fantastic review for us. We are thrilled that you enjoyed the music and the food and look forward t seeing you again soon, hopefully.

Reviewed 9 March 2015

I booked Harrisons for a special birthday celebration and as we had never been before was not sure what to expect. However the evening could not have been better. Excellent food, good value and service you would be difficult to improve on, especially considering we...More

Thank Tren66
Simon B, Owner at Harrisons Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2015

Kim, thanks so much for taking the time to post such a positive review for us. It was a pleasure to serve such a great group of people and contribute to the evening that hubby deserved!!! Funniest moment of the night was the perfectly timed...More

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 11 - USD 31
Good for
Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32 Main Road, Hockley SS5 4QS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Hockley
  • Phone Number: +44 1702 201217
  • E-mail
English and European Food Bistro open for Lunch Dinner and Good Times! We are family friendly, provide excellent service and are proud to prepare locally sourced produce. Harrisons has been in Hockley village for about 6 years in total and the new team started the Bistro in April 2014. Any reviews previous to this time are not relevant to the current business.
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