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“Friendly! Fun! Fabulous food!”
Review of The Mad Hatter's - CLOSED

The Mad Hatter's
Cuisines: European
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Ripon's only independant contemporary cafe bar, with all year round terrace and cellar bar. Hosting live music every weekend in our cellar bar plus other events held throughout the week. Private parties and bookings taken.A large selection of dishes available including a wide range of vegetarian options.
Reviewed March 2, 2013

Lunch at Mad Hatter's - great menu, lovely atmosphere, food spot on!
Wish we could have stayed for evening meal and live music. Mr B - we will be back!

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Thank isvicthere37
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GerardB67, Owner at The Mad Hatter's, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2013

"We'll be back" could have sounded like a threat but, in this instance, we'd really love to see you again very soon. Thanks for the great comments but please do let us know, next time you're in, where we can make improvements.

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Reviewed March 1, 2013

We love coming here; even my husband who is a real fan of real ales, enjoys a Sagres or 3! The food is reliable and the music on at a weekend is always great. Brilliant atmosphere and really lovely staff.

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Thank holls2000
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GerardB67, Owner at The Mad Hatter's, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2013

Thank you, thank you, thank you. We really love to see you and you are a 'much loved regular'. Spread the word.

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Reviewed February 27, 2013

The food was very good, with excellent vegetarian selection. One criticism, the coffee was expensive and a top-up was charged at full rate, so that our coffee bill came to more than the food bill. A pity.

Thank Sarah B
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GerardB67, Owner at The Mad Hatter's, responded to this reviewResponded March 1, 2013

Thank you for your review and I'm glad you picked up on the number of vegetarian options. We try hard to match each meat dish with a vegetarian alternative so it's pleasing that you noticed this. I am a little concerned that you were over-charged for the coffee. We only charge one price and the top-ups are free. I will review this with the staff to make sure that they are all aware of this.

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Reviewed February 27, 2013

Four of us went here for lunch. The hot sandwiches were delicious;, pleasingly different and beautifully prepared and presented...excellent value at less than £5 each. Mine Host was welcoming, charming and very professional. The outside terrace was delightfully sunny on a perfect spring day with views to the Cathedral. Would recommend very highly and hope to visit again.

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Thank Boyes R
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GerardB67, Owner at The Mad Hatter's, responded to this reviewResponded March 1, 2013

Thanks for your delightful review and I'm glad you enjoyed your experience with us. I really do hope to see you again soon and, as the weather picks up, you can enjoy more lovely lunches on the terrace.

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Reviewed February 25, 2013 via mobile

Had breakfast on Sunday morning, excellent food and service, real value for money. Looking forward to further Sunday mornings. If you are in ripon on a weekend call in, breakfast served till 2.00 pm. Or try lunch or dinner, a truly unique place to eat.

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Thank Jaqthecat
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GerardB67, Owner at The Mad Hatter's, responded to this reviewResponded February 26, 2013

Thanks for your kind review. I'm really glad you chose to review our breakfast as I think it's really top notch too; traditional with a little difference. It'd be good to see you back again for lunch or dinner. Best wishes to you.

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