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The Hilltop Restaurant

Labour in Vain Road, Stansted TN15 7NX, England
+44 1732 822696
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  • Excellent92%
  • Very good7%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Labour in Vain Road, Stansted TN15 7NX, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The Hilltop is a place to go. Darren makes everybody welcome, we have all our family celebrations here, the reason food great, service 101% and nothing is to much for him and the staff. the best Sunday lunch in Kent ,never ever want to stop...More

Thank enquiry491
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been coming to the Hilltop for many, many years and it's the only place I've continually returned to where the food, atmosphere and service has always been perfect. Everybody works so hard to make your visit so enjoyable. Brilliant!

Thank Hilary W
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Once again I had the privilege of having a meal at the Hilltop, in this case our anniversary. We have Been for many years now and it gets better every time. It's obvious the extreme effort that goes in to every meal, and last night...More

1  Thank Anthony009
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

We LOVED it here! We had such a nice warm welcome when we arrived and was shown to the outside garden for pre dinner drinks which were on the house :) also a bowl of crisps and olives. There was no rush to sitting us...More

1  Thank Hollie T
Reviewed 23 May 2017

How do you define the X Factor when describing a restaurant?...A Restaurant that has that extra quality that makes you feel a bit special afterwards. The obvious love, care and attention that goes into everything from the small touches in the decor to the quality...More

1  Thank Geoffrey S
Reviewed 23 April 2017

A quirky place decorated with antiques. Firstly though as you enter the lobby you are met by banks of flowers, wonderful. Then the loo is full of flowers, such a nice touch. The food ( a set 3 course meal, albeit with choices was very...More

1  Thank Daphne R
Reviewed 20 April 2017

From the moment we arrived we could not have been better looked after. The personal attention we received throughout the gorgeous meal was beyond belief! The restaurant was also extremely busy as this was a Saturday evening. The food was also excellent. Well recommended.

Thank 838louise
Reviewed 18 April 2017

I took my wife and my mum there for Sunday lunch for our wedding anniversary. As soon as we arrived Darren recognized me from previous visits. He set a little table up for our pre dinner drinks. Went through to the dining room and was...More

Thank 03skeefy
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Having seen the many enthusiastic reviews I have to say I was a little disappointed. The service was attentive as expected but the food was, well, just ok, I felt quite average for the price, although I enjoyed the dessert. My party enjoyed the ambience...More

Thank IanKarenandJoe
Reviewed 4 April 2017

We came here for our friend's wedding meal and evening reception. What a delightful gem of a place set in the beautiful quiet Kent countryside. The host Darren and his staff made us feel extremely welcome and did their utmost to make sure the day...More

Thank Nesto69
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Maureen J
4 December 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
14 September 2016|
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Response from Pete&Karen | Reviewed this property |
Ring them up but check for deals on line first!
24 March 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, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
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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