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Mansfield, England
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Ranked #85 of 131 Restaurants in Mansfield
Price range: $10 - $40
Cuisines: English, Vegetarian, Healthy, Pub
Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Buffet
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Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Buffet
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English first
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Went to the Rufford pub today 3 of is had carvery and my son had cheese burger chips & beans, he only eat half of his meal cos he said he didn't really like it. And within 2 hours my son was complaining of serious stomach pains crying he was! 30 minutes later he was violently sick he then fell... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We have eaten here now three times every time it has been rubbish, cold, and also made me feel ill. Please the food is a poor menu badly cooked and cold . I cannot tell you enough it's is beyond bad . Do yourself a favour eat else where, I cannot street enough don't waste your money !!!

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Mansfield, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Not bad for the price food was ok - service nothing out of the ordinary and staff seemed quite disinterested. Food and carvery not bad for the price however nothing fantastic wouldn't return in a rush.

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Mansfield, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Visited here for lunch today with the other half. I'd been once before and had liked it & thought he might too. The carvery smelt lovely as we came in, but we decided to opt for good off the main menu. I ordered The Mexican Burger and hubby ordered the Piri Piri chicken. When the food arrived it was nice.... More 

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Mansfield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Been to rufford today with my family for a meal the mash potatoes were lumpy the roast potatoes were cooked in the chip pan you couldn't even put yoyr folk into them to cut them we complained the waitress said she would go and ask a manager what to do after waiting 20 minutes no one came back to us... More 

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Uk
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Slight improvement since the last time we visited. Very noisy with children running around unsupervised. We had to stop a little boy getting his hand crushed in a fire door the children were opening and slamming shut right next to our table. Staff should have stopped this but didn't seem to care. Food was acceptable and the wait wasn't too... More 

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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We went here for dinner. 4 adults 3 kids under 7 and for all our mains it cost less than £30 which is fantastic. The food was really yummy with good portion sizes. The pub was nice and clean and it also has a great outdoor area where the kids were able to play until the food came, and the... More 

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Crawley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

The Rufford has been closed for a week or so while the pub is refurbished. I've not been there since it re-opened but I visited just before it closed and found it good value for the money. The carvery offered a choice of meat - beef, pork and turkey. Great Yorkshire pudding and a selection of vegetables. The pub was... More 

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64 reviews 64 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Visited as we will be moving to the area, The Rufford is a huge pub and as such maybe a little "gormless". However, we went "large" with the roast lunch, U could choose between pork, turkey and beef or try all 3. I had turkey, my husband had both the other 2 meats. Then we had stuffing, massive Yorkshires and... More 

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Mansfield, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Had a wander down to the Rufford the other evening and felt a little disappointed. There was nothing on the menu that really stood out, its just typical of many of the other pub menus. When we went to the bar to order, the server noticed that the wine glasses had smears from the dishwasher, she asked if we like... More 

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Address: Mansfield, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Nottinghamshire  >  Mansfield
Average Prices: USD 10 - 40
Cuisine: English, Vegetarian, Healthy, Pub

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