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A38, Alfreton, England
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7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Seating

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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
It's a little chef so you know what you are getting

Fantastic Olympic breakfast as always at the little chef chain. It's a bit dated but I guess that's because it's not busy and at £7.99 it's good value.

3 of 5 starsReviewed September 22, 2015
belper derbyshire
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  • Families with children
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English first
York, United Kingdom
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136 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

We had had a tortuous journey up the M6 and had to work our way from Telford to Chesterfield which is why we found ourselves in the middle of nowhere at this Little Chef. It was empty although the Burger King next door was doing a roaring trade. My partner had a toasty and I settled for a toasted tea... More 

Thank Howard R
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

My Dad and I stopped off here for a bit en route to Stoke and of course we expected to over pay for food here but expected it to be good. I have to say that the Works Buger I had, thier speciality burger, was the worst ive ever had. It was dry, over cooked and tough as old boots.... More 

1 Thank Pat K
belper derbyshire
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151 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

Fantastic Olympic breakfast as always at the little chef chain. It's a bit dated but I guess that's because it's not busy and at £7.99 it's good value.

Thank booleyboy
Portadown, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Expensive and average-quality fast food with deceptive policy of charging extras. The best thing about this place is the free Wi-fi to avoid paying the fees at Travel lodge! I had two meals there: the lunch of baked potatoes and salad was quite good ith a nice glass of wine. However the breakfasts are expensive and best avoided. I chose... More 

Thank Robert G
Derby, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

Poor service and poorly cooked, overpriced food, need I say more. Why are all of the staff at Little Chefs so surly?

1 Thank Mark K
Leicester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

Stopped there for a breakfast on the way back from Darwin forest holiday park, its next to the travel lodge which appears to be ok, inside it's very run down, the toilets are just disgusting and the staff don't seem to know what they are doing and are rude. Save yourself the awful visit and don't go.

2 Thank Jenni S
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

Rather disappointing visit. Long wait despite not many in. Food below usual reliable standard. Place is a little tired and needs some TLC. Shame really.

1 Thank Mark H
High Wycombe
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Not the best of food but service was friendly and the restaurant was convenient for my Travelodge. It's fine as long as you don't set your expectations too high

Thank JimBradley
Ashby de la Zouch, United Kingdom
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242 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Never a problem at Little Chef, I'm always happy to visit reminds me so much of my childhood. This restaurant is first class!

Thank Simz61
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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119 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

To keep it simple...The staff are superb. Their service is superb. The cooked breakfasts are superb. The owners really need to back the staff... ensure that the air conditioning works and the staff don't need to resort to opening the fire doors to get a 'through draft' that chills those sitting too near the door (food goes cold quicker). Tired,... More 

Thank besssie

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: A38, Alfreton, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Alfreton

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children


Open Hours
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm

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