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The Rufford

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Vegetarian, English, Pub, Healthy
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335 Chesterfield Road South., Mansfield NG19 7ES, England
01623 623286
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Buffet, Late Night, Outdoor Seating

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  • 22
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  • 17
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  • 11
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  • 21
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
NOT THE BEST CARVERY IVE HAD.

Visitedat lunch time,it was quite busy.was shown to a table straight away though.we had a large and a normal dinner.the large is just actually an extra Yorkshire pudding and a bit more meat! Not very impressive to say the least.there was plenty of food on the carvery but as everyone knows carverys... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 10, 2015
YUMYUM555
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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 NEW

Went for a family dinner. 8 of us. 3 had carveries and the rest had meals from the menu. It took 2 and a half hrs to be served the mains and desserts. Well 3 of the desserts, we walked out whilst waiting for the 4th. The staff didn't seem in the slightest bit interested in their job and in... More 

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Visitedat lunch time,it was quite busy.was shown to a table straight away though.we had a large and a normal dinner.the large is just actually an extra Yorkshire pudding and a bit more meat! Not very impressive to say the least.there was plenty of food on the carvery but as everyone knows carverys are not red hot at the best of... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 via mobile

The carvery was average but the meat was very nice. We then ordered 2 sundaes and a milkshake... After 35 minutes of waiting we asked how long was it going to take and the lady on the till said it was ready to come out right away. Another 15 minutes of waiting still nothing. Then asked again how long is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 via mobile

Quick service lovely carvery, , very tasty gravy and tender meats . vegetables and roasted and boiled potatoes cooked to perfection. Would recommend to everyone

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

The food arrived with in 20 Minutes, couldn't fault it nor the service. The place is clean and fresh will definitely return

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

Visited here for the first time last night and it was absolutely heaving. Food arrive with in 25 minutes which I find compleatly acceptable. Tasted great and look great. Excellent staff

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

fantastic family atmosphere as soon as u walk in the door, good quality food, great function rooms for all occasions

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Bought a drink at the bar and a young male staff member took my bank card and swiped it on the contact less machine. I told him that I didn't want to use this option but he said to late. I then explained to him that he should have asked my permission, his response was 'you should have told me.'... More 

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Mansfield, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 via mobile

Popped in for a Sunday carvery and was a bit disappointed. The bar area resembles a sports hall with lines of seats like a waiting room while you wait for a table. The prices of food and drink are average but the food was bland and tasteless. Also, some pork or chicken would be nice on a Sunday roast, rather... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Came with my friend for some tea. We had one of the big plate meals each which was great value!! We got loads and a beer for less than £10! The food quality was great and the pub atmosphere was pleasant! We will return again!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 335 Chesterfield Road South., Mansfield NG19 7ES, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Nottinghamshire  >  Mansfield
  • Phone Number: 01623 623286

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 40
  • Cuisine: Vegetarian, English, Pub, Healthy

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Doing business

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