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Little Chef

A38, Alfreton, England
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Ranked #17 of 36 Restaurants in Alfreton
Cuisines: British
Most recent review
- Aug 3, 2014
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Thank you to all the staff that served us during our stay at the Travelodge next door for three nights. The food was good and served freshly and quickly. The porridge for breakfast was lovely, especially with the fruit compote. The coffee was hot and strong - delicious. It was good, straightforward food.

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Bury, Lancashire
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57 reviews 57 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Whilst staying in the adjacent Travelodge I popped into the Little Chef for my breakfast. The staff were friendly attentive, the food arrived quickly and was very tasty, and the dining area was clean and welcoming. The price was very reasonable too

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Northwich, England, United Kingdom
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121 reviews 121 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

On our way to Anglesey in need of sustenance.....we stopped in to the little chef. Although the food was passable and the staff were nice, the whole building was in a disgusting state of repair. There were very deep puddles on the approach to the place, there was an outside seating area, full of rubbish and totally flooded; the doors... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

I have many happy memories of Little Chefs but this one is really a pretty miserable place. Staff can't be bothered, food is poor quality, greasy burger and overall very poor value for money. If staying at the Travelodge, you might think this is a better option than their awful "Breakfast Box" but you might want to think again.

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S Yorks
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

We called here for breakfast last Sunday and were not disappointed. Despite it being early on a Sunday they were quite busy but this didn't delay us being greeted by a very pleasant gentleman who showed us to our table and quickly took our drinks order. The restaurant was warm and welcoming and the service could not have been better... More

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Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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152 reviews 152 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

I have stayed next door a couple of times and this little chef is very nice a friendly greeting from two ladies prompt service nice early starter breakfast one small criticism would be had side order of mushrooms but a very small portion and a bit tasteless apart from that a good breakfast stop

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

It's the best breakfast and service anywhere locally. But the area management need to invest and update the terrible toilet facilities and donate them to a museum. A lick of paint and an efficient heating system would improve facilities too. Reliable kitchen equipment wouldn't be a bad idea either. That said, the staff are amazing and their manner and quality... More

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N England
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014 via mobile

The entire site was badly in need of maintenance and investment. The worst part was the men's toilets, which were beyond bad. One urinal was full to the brim. Another was taped off with a black bin liner ... I'm sure it's been that way for months since the last time I was there. The worst bit was the turd... More

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Baza, Spain
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

Great improvement from the last time we visited UK in 2009. A big thank you to the Manager and staff who could not have been more friendly - the food was great too!

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

The staff were very friendly and helpful and the service was quick and efficient. The heating wasn't working so the restaurant was a little cold, but the staff member suggested I move tables to be near the warm air portable machine, which was certainly much warmer than elsewhere in the restaurant.

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