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Hopping Hare

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18 Hopping Hill Gardens | Duston, Northampton NN5 6PF, England
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have three fairly recent visits here, the staff are friendly, the decor is modern and smart, everything is clean and the food is excellent. The chips are truly delightful and there aren't many chefs who can cook pigeon to the standard that this one does. I had the £25 fillet steak dish too which was delicious and cooked exactly... More 

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david g, Owner at Hopping Hare, responded to this review

Dear Mctriv, Many thanks for your kind review which is much appreciated by all of us. I agree about the great cooking skills of Jennie (Head Chef) and her team and it is very pleasing when this is recognised and appreciated by very knowledgeable customers. We look forward to your next visit. Kind regards, David. More 

manchester england
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30 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Stayed one night with a group of 18 people last week. Our room was extremely comfortable and the bed nice and comfy. Shower and bathroom was modern and in good state. Please attend to seal round the main bedroom door as this lets a lot of light in at night. We dined in the restaurant and can't recommend this highly... More 

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david g, Owner at Hopping Hare, responded to this review

Dear Buv, Many thanks for your kind review and also for your feedback, which we will take on board. I am pleased that you highly recommend the restaurant and the quality of our food offer, I believe that we are one of the very best restaurants in Northamptonshire. We do get a lot of group bookings, especially at the week-end... More 

Teignmouth, England, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely comfy room, excellent en suite, delightful menu, great service, very reasonable rates. This hotel is a gem, the room rates are very good for the area, and the staff are very friendly. The quality and presentation of the food is top class. Thoroughly enjoyed my stay, and will defiantly be returning. Highly recommended.

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david g, Owner at Hopping Hare, responded to this review

Dear Gary, Many thanks for a gem of a review. Very much appreciated by the team. Our philosophy has been to build a team of people who really enjoy their work and are 100% committed to delivering outstanding customer service and it is so pleasing when all their efforts are appreciated. We look forward to your next stay. Kind regards,... More 

Bath, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for 2 nights. Room was great, very clean and lovely decor. The breakfast was really good, and all the staff were polite and friendly. Had a drink in the bar one night and they had good selection of wine , and it was a friendly atmosphere. Really nice place , I would definitely stay again.

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david g, Owner at Hopping Hare, responded to this review

Hey Jude, Sorry, you've probably heard that 1000 times!! Many thanks for your kind comments, much appreciated by all at The Hopping Hare. Excellent food and first class customer service are our highest priorities and I am pleased we delivered on both. Please visit again soon. Kind regards, David. More 

Rickenbach Sulz
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived on Sunday 31st May and stayed for two nights. Upond arrival we were greeted kindly and our room was very tidy with two very comfortable beds. The food was absolutely stunning! Roast dinner on Sunday, full English breakfast with an excellent black pudding and a very delicious dinner on Monday evening. Starter, main course and dessert were devine!!!... More 

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david g, Owner at Hopping Hare, responded to this review

Dear Irene, Many thanks for your kind review, much appreciated by the team. Delivering absolutely stunning food is a top priority, along with exceptional customer service. Really pleased your exciting day at Silverstone was rounded off by your stay at The Hopping Hare. Please hop back soon!! Kind regards, David. More 

Ipswich, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Anyone that’s read my reviews before will know I don’t give praise easily but I can honestly say this is one of the best hotels I have ever stayed in – bar none. There are two things that make this hotel so good. The outstanding customer service and the excellent food. Just one small example; the six of us arrived... More 

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david g, Owner at Hopping Hare, responded to this review

Dear Kuniklo, Many thanks for your kind and complimentary review, very much appreciated. I am so pleased that Dave, General Manager (and eldest son!) was able to help as we don't have a TV, being a food-led venue. I am delighted to say that this is just one example of many that all the members of the team have done... More 

Hastings, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'd booked the room on the ground floor but had been a little worried by reviews regarding how noisy it would be... I need not have concerned myself as I had two great nights sleep. The bed was comfy, the room was nice and airy, the bathroom just perfect. The food was plentiful and delicious (breakfast and dinner over two... More 

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david g, Owner at Hopping Hare, responded to this review

Dear SVS, Many thanks for your kind review and for awarding us top marks for the quality of our food and customer service. I am particularly pleased when the efforts of the team are recognised. Also many thanks for the feedback that all the locals you spoke to mentioned that we served great food, but did not appreciate that we... More 

England
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55 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow!!! I was surprised that I've never come across this little gem before! The food was to die for all fresh and homemade with some local produce which is nice to see. We had a lovely chap serve us with dark hair, slim and medium height. He was great. Knew the menu well and offered us great service. Would definitely... More 

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david g, Owner at Hopping Hare, responded to this review

Dear England Sunshine, Many thanks for your kind and complimentary review, much appreciated by us all. In particular, I am delighted that you commented on our two highest priorities, serving excellent quality food and delivering outstanding customer service. We have a fantastic team at The Hopping Hare and they really do give 100% effort to help our guests have a... More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This classic manor house style hotel in the suburbs of Northampton is an unexpected jewel. High quality furnished and decorated public areas, spacious and comfortable rooms, and excellent restaurant. Couldn't fault it on our one night stay.

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david g, Owner at Hopping Hare, responded to this review

Dear Philip, Many thanks for your very kind review. I think an ''unexpected jewel'' is a very appropriate description of The Hopping Hare. We look forward to your next visit. Kind regards, David. More 

Waterford, Connecticut
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Hopping Hare with my in-laws during our last trip to England. The facilities were wonderful and the staff couldn't have been more helpful or understanding, considering we had family visiting us each night they were there. It's a wonderful little pub with a hotel attached. The breakfasts were delicious and the rest of the food was... More 

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david g, Owner at Hopping Hare, responded to this review

Dear Jim, Many thanks for your kind review and for praising the facilities, the staff and the quality of our food, much appreciated by the team. Our staff are totally committed to delivering exceptional customer service and is is really pleasing when their efforts are appreciated. We hope you can visit again soon. Kind regards, David. More 

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