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“Great place!”
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 17, 2013 via mobile

I have been here a couple of times with my partner and we really enjoy it. A great atmosphere and somewhere abit different with fantastic food. Downside of The Mad Hatter's the bottom area can get quite cold. But overall a fantastic place and we love going and hopefully going again in the near future

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Thank ZShepherd
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GerardB67, Owner at The Mad Hatter's, responded to this reviewResponded March 29, 2013

Thanks for the review and I'm glad you like the place. We've just updated our menu too and we now serve great homemade pizzas. With regards to the chilliness, we are trying to resolve that and I hope that doesn't put you off coming back again.

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Reviewed March 13, 2013 via mobile

Really glad we found this most welcome oasis on a cold, wet and windy afternoon in Ripon. The service was really good and the staff couldn't do enough for us. Especially liked the free refills of coffee and the cool mind games and Alice in wonderland quotes on the walls. We didn't have much time to spare, so only had the drinks, but next time we visit we'll make sure we stay for a spot of lunch.

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GerardB67, Owner at The Mad Hatter's, responded to this reviewResponded March 29, 2013

Thanks for the great comments. Hope to see you back again soon and, perhaps, you could stay for one of our weekend gigs. Great fun.

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Reviewed March 5, 2013 via mobile

Just popped in for some lunch today. The most warmest of welcomes from Mr Hatter himself!! Coffee on tap and the most delish sandwiches in Ripon. Value for money is excellent and to sit in the most brilliant of surroundings means its always a pleasure to visit. I could sit and chat, drink and eat the day away all day, every day!!

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Thank niceguy1004
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GerardB67, Owner at The Mad Hatter's, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2013

Ahhh, what a nice guy you really are. Always lovely to see you too. Look out for our new menus coming in the next few weeks. I'm sure you'll find them equally scrumdidliupmptious.

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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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