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The Hilltop Restaurant

Labour in Vain Road, Stansted TN15 7NX, England
+44 1732 822696
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  • Excellent91%
  • Very good7%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Labour in Vain Road, Stansted TN15 7NX, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Over the last two weeks we and my friends have eaten here twice ,fantastic food , mine host just simply wonderful , exscuse the pun but he goes out of his way to please all and the staff really do look after you . It...More

1  Thank Harvy B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have heard a lot about this place so I booked for my birthday and I absolutely loved it. Darren came and introduced himself and we had a little tour of the place. It’s been in the family a very long time and The Hilltop...More

Thank Maggiel64
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First visit yesterday for our friend 50th, had lots of great recommendations. Did not disappoint on any level. Darren is Fab, made us all feel so welcome, nothing is too much trouble. Loved the 3 course roast especially the homemade plum bakewell tart!!! The ambience...More

1  Thank lynnyvanilla
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I booked a table of four to celebrate my wife’s birthday as I’d had good recommendations and the reviews on here were so favourable. The restaurant/hotel looks lovely from the outside and the welcome was excellent. We ordered drinks at the bar and were offered...More

Thank SalimKent
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We met with friends, had a great meal with excellent service, Darren was very attentive, altogether a great time was had by all, 10/10 throughly recommended

Thank rjb146
Reviewed February 4, 2018

Our first visit to The Hilltop was most enjoyable, the food, atmosphere and staff were all top notch. Although very busy we had excellent service. Good selection on the menu, well cooked and delicious. Would definitely go again and recommend to others.

Thank royan99
Reviewed January 27, 2018

A treasure indeed, a real ''find'' !!! Service second to none, food super, with a well thought out selection of delights, from a menu that offers something for everyone. A lovely atmosphere, is enhanced by an eclectic, entertaining decor, that features all sorts of wonderful...More

Thank perry h
Reviewed January 26, 2018 via mobile

A lovely lunch today which could have been marred by my car acting up but many thanks must go to Darren snd his staff for helping me sort it out. Very much appreciated.

Thank C B
Reviewed January 22, 2018

We’ve visited this restaurant 3 times in the last two months and each time our exsperience was wonderful, Two birthday celebrations and a relaxing dinner were all so well done with the excellent friendly staff, food amazing and the host with most definitely the Most...More

Thank Christine T
Reviewed January 14, 2018

We all had an amazing evening, thank you so much Darren. From the moment we stepped through the door your hospitality was awesome. Accommodation superb, with each room having their own character. Food plentiful and very tasty. Members of staff friendly and extremely attentive. A...More

Thank cnewton262
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Maureen J
December 3, 2016|
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Response from Ronald D | Reviewed this property |
The telephone number is 01732 822481, I am sure they can provide a more precise answer, but I believe they are open for Christmas Day lunch.
Valerie B
September 14, 2016|
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Response from Pete&Karen | Reviewed this property |
Ring them up but check for deals on line first!
March 23, 2015|
Response from Lee M | Reviewed this property |
This hotel is Stansted, KENT not Stanstead Essex. Therefore not near the airport. As a frequent traveller to Stanstead Airport a taxi from Kent is around £50 each way.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Labour in Vain Road, Stansted TN15 7NX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Stansted
  • Phone Number: +44 1732 822696
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