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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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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed for a night, room was clean and tidy with tea/coffee making facilities, hair dryer and LCD TV, was a little cold when first arrived but once heating turned up room quickly warmed up. Good value for money with excellent breakfast included, will definitely look to stay here again on my travels.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great hotel. Only Complaint l would have is that the food was a wee bit expensive. Was very high quality though! My room also didn't have a mirror over the sink in my room (room 15). Made shaving a bit of a challenge

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

Dear Ian, Many thanks for your feedback and I am pleased that you found our food to be very high quality. All our food is sourced from suppliers solely on the grounds of quality and all our food is freshly prepared and cooked on site every day by our team of highly talented chefs. I do believe we offer excellent... More 

Towcester, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Visited on a very busy Friday night in April. Lovely ambiance - glitzy but cosy too. Excellent mood lighting. We shared a seafood board which was pretty average actually but also a lovely Coronation Chicken Scotch Egg. My main of slow roasted loin of pork was beautifully presented and very flavorsome. I would just question though the choice of slow... More 

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

Dear Robert, Many thanks for your feedback. I am very pleased that you enjoyed your visit to The Hopping Hare and that you were pleased with our menu and the staff whom you found to be friendly and efficient. I will review the detailed points you make with Jennie, Head Chef. Please visit again soon. Kind regards, David. More 

Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have been looking for somewhere nice and cosy to stay around Northampton and Wellingborough for 2 years. Came here to stay with a friend and have been here 3 times in 3 weeks. Ate on my own last night which was fine .. Staff looked after me gave me papers to read and I had a lovely meal. Only slight... More 

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

Dear Steph, Many thanks for your kind review and for awarding us full marks. Much appreciated by the team. I am pleased that you have found The Hopping Hare and that you are now a regular visitor. The Managers and staff really do give 100% effort to provide exceptional customer service and they really do get great job satisfaction when... More 

Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I booked a table at Hopping Hare restaurant for a Friday evening in April and having been here twice before the meal was spectacular. We are a family of three vegetarians, (one of which also eats no egg as well) and two non-vegetarians. Hopping Hare went above and beyond our expectations in putting together a menu for... More 

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

Dear RBS, Many thanks for such a fantastic review, much appreciated by the whole team and I am sure Jennie is blushing as I write!!! The team does give 100% effort to try and ensure that everyone has a great time and dietary needs are met. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards, David. More 

Northampton, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An absolutely fantastic meal enjoyed here.Friendly atmosphere in elegant surroundings.This will not be a one off visit,definitely a return visit and probably many more.Admirably advertised on Facebook.photos look good enough to eat and certainly drew us in.we were not disappointed.Well done to all the staff

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

Dear Margaret, Many thanks for your kind review, much appreciated by the team. I am really pleased you enjoyed your meal and we all look forward to seeing you on a regular basis. Kind regards, David. More 

Bootle, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here for just one night and found the experience quite delightful. The bar prices took me a little by surprise but the real ale is good. The room was comfortable and the full English breakfast very tasty. The staff are very accommodating as I needed to have breakfast earlier than advertised and it wasn't a problem.

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

Dear Laurence, Many thanks for your complimentary review and I am pleased that you had a delightful stay at The Hopping Hare. Exceptional customer service and outstanding food are our highest priorities and I am pleased we delivered on both. Hope you can visit again soon. Kind regards, David. More 

Canterbury, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Just spent 2 nights at The Hopping Hare. What a treat! We checked in late on a Friday and were met with a warm welcome and the offer of a table for dinner, it was gone 9pm before we were ready to eat and we both felt quite weary, however the atmosphere in the restaurant was buzzing and the staff... More 

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

Dear Mrs Angelcake, What a heavenly name!. Many thanks for your kind review and I am very pleased you enjoyed your stay at The Hopping Hare. Excellent food and first class customer service are our highest priorities and I am delighted that we delivered on both. Everyone in the team is totally committed to trying to ensure that all our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Wonderful meal with partner! Very good value for money! The scotch egg starter was out of this world! Great menu with plenty to choose from. Staff very friendly and attentive. I would highly recommend!!

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

Dear Rib, Many thanks for your kind review and for recommending The Hopping Hare. Very much appreciated by the team. Really pleased you enjoyed your meal and we look forward to seeing you again soon to enjoy other dishes from the menu. Kind regards, David. More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Highly recommend.... no can't recommend it enough 😄. Massive thanks to David and his team. We stayed here whilst on trip to Midlands. The fantastic restaurant, with its range of professionally cooked meals, with outstanding choice and service from all of the friendly staff, try it for yourself, you won't be disappointed. The hotel, fantastic ensuite room, with modern spotless... More 

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

Dear Mel and Shaun, Thank you so much for your kind review and for recommending The Hopping Hare. Outstanding customer service and exceptional quality food are our highest priorities and I am pleased we delivered on both. We hope you can stay again soon. Kind regards, David. More 

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