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Rugby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

With over 20 family attending from all over the world for a special birthday I wondered if the food would be as tasty as the set menu suggested Great service for drinks as we all gathered and began to catch up with each other Food was served on time by name as opposed to order which made things easy Salmon...

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

Dear Lloyd, Many thanks for your feedback and for awarding us top marks, very much appreciated by us all. A birthday party with family coming from all over the world must have been wonderful and we are delighted that you chose The Hopping Hare for this very special occasion. We look forward to your next visit. Kind regards, David.

Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 September 2016

The staff at the Hopping Hare are always friendly and helpful. Our wedding reception was held here with just over 50 guests. We were able to work with the staff and chefs to select a menu for the evening, giving all our guests a choice of 5 options for all three courses - not something you often get at wedding...

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

Dear Simon, Many thanks for your very kind review and for choosing The Hopping Hare for such a special occasion. Both our kitchen and front of house teams care passionately about delivering outstanding customer service and it is really satisfying when their efforts are appreciated. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards, David.

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 September 2016

We recently held our wedding reception at The Hopping Hare and would like to thank David and Lindsey for all of their help making our special evening run so smoothly. There were 54 of us in our party altogether and we were able to choose our menu with the hotel management and provided a pre-order. The food on the night...

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

Dear Hayley, Thank you very much for your kind comments and for awarding the team top marks, very much appreciated. The Hopping Hare is an ideal venue for parties and celebrations, large or small and I am so glad that you were so pleased with everything on your very special day. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind...

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 September 2016

I have booked this Hotel on a number of occasions for business trips. The location is good for me with plenty of parking. the food is excellent and worth waiting for and the breakfast is also excellent. The staff are very friendly and helpful. I suggest you book in advance as they are always busy.

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

Dear Yvonne, Many thanks for your kind comments which are very much appreciated by us all. We do have very many regular business guests and we do thank you for taking the time to post a review. I do think the relaxed and friendly atmosphere is one of the reasons we are preferred by business men and ladies. We look...

Louth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We have just returned from a weekend away to the British touring cars at silverstone.We arrived mid afternoon and was greeted by lovely staff we checked in and was told where to go to find our room what time the bar closed and what time breakfast was served next morning on getting to our room we found it had everything...

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

Dear Karen, Thank you very much for recommending The Hopping Hare and I hope you enjoyed your day out at Silverstone. Excellent customer service and tip quality food are our highest priorities and I am pleased we delivered on both. Please stay with us again on your next visit to Silverstone. Kind regards, David.

Northampton
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Have visited a number of times and never disappointed. Menu always varied and regularly changed to use in season and local produce. Food is not basic pub food it is a very high standard and offers a good selection of non standard choices. Always packed full of flavour, well cooked and presented.

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

Dear Shezz, Many thanks for your kind comments and for awarding us top marks. Jennie, Head Chef, and her team are delighted that you enjoy the quality and variety of our food offer. Every dish is prepared and cooked in-house using the very best quality produce from local suppliers. As you have noted our menus are regularly changed and our...

York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 September 2016

The hopping hare, was recommended by my sons work colleague, as he had only recently arrived in the area and while during a quick visit we wished to take dinner. Was told it was just in a small village, but it is just on the outskirts of Northampton. Welcomed once stepped into the premises and all staff were very helpful,...

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

Dear Trevor, Many thanks for posting a review and for awarding the team top marks. Very much appreciated by us all. I am so pleased you have discovered The Hopping hare and it is great that we are being widely recommended. I hope we become a favourite restaurant of yours and always a great reason to visit your son!! We...

Northampton
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

The food here is magnificent and this restaurant has something really special about it. I seem to only come here for special occasions but I've realised that this place outclasses so many other places I visit regularly that I'm going to come here instead more often.

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

Dear Carlie, Great review and many, many thanks. Spot on observation. The HH is great for special occassions, but the value for money we deliver results in us having many customers that dine very regularly. Our fixed price menus (every day) and lunch snack menu are top quality food at great prices. We look forward to seeing you a lot...

Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 September 2016

I have to say this is the best food i have had in Northampton. My wife and friends had the Sunday lunch option one beef, one lamb and one chicken all were superb as were the starters. I had the a la carte menu of pigeon breast starter and guinea fowl main, also excellent. Service was a little slow but...

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

Dear Rob, Many thanks for your kind review and for awarding us top marks, which is very much appreciated by us all. As you discovered our Sunday lunch offer is excellent quality and outstanding value for money, which is why we are so popular and very busy. We certainly don't rush customers, but I apologise if we were a little...

Peterborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed here whilst Visiting the area. It's a nice pub really, room we stayed in was modern but very very small - breakfast was ok, but again the self service area where you get coffee etc was in a very confined area situated on part of the bar. All in ok and ok place, but nothing special. Bit overpriced really.

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

Hi John, Thank you for your feedback. The Hopping Hare was previously a manor house and our bedrooms are of varying sizes. We do have 3 small double rooms and they are priced accordingly. Our prices are per room and include breakfast, Wifi, free parking etc and are very good value compared to our competitors. Kind regards, David.

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Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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Hopping Hare
Hopping Hare
Cuisines: British, Pub, Gastropub
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
When my family bought the Hopping Hare in 2006 our aim was to create an escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, somewhere just a bit different. A place to dine, stay or meet up and relax with friends, family or colleagues. We didn't want it to be stuffy, intimidating or over the top. We set about creating luxurious rooms, a subtle, sophisticated bar with a great selection of quality drinks and a restaurant offering some of the best food to be found in Northampton. As a family owned and operated business, we set the standards on service, value for money, atmosphere and personality. No detail has been overlooked in creating a hotel, restaurant and bar in Northampton with an individual blend of 21st-century chic, high standards and a laid back friendly feel that we are sure you'll begin to notice as soon as you step inside. We've got to know some of our guests well because they come back time after time. In fact, 2010 saw the completion of an extension to the hotel to meet increased demand for accommodation from a growing clientele. My team and I would love to welcome you to stay for brunch, lunch, dinner or just a drink. Once the Hopping Hare is on your radar we guarantee you'll be back. David George, General Manager ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hopping Hare

Address: 18 Hopping Hill Gardens | Duston, Northampton NN5 6PF, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Northamptonshire > Northampton
Price Range: ₹ 6,575 - ₹ 7,959 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hopping Hare 4*
Number of rooms: 20
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