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“Lovely pub, great service and good food” 4 of 5 stars
Review of The King Rufus

The King Rufus
135 Winchester Rd, Chandler's Ford,, Eastleigh SO53 2DU, England
023 8025 5165
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Ranked #41 of 98 Restaurants in Eastleigh
Price range: $16 - $31
Cuisines: English
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: WHAT'S NEW & FORTHCOMING EATING INN CONCEPT A brand new concept in pub dining - reopened after a complete refurbishment in Spring 2011.The King Rufus offers a mouth-watering value-for-money menu of favourite dishes, expertly cooked and served in a fun, friendly atmosphere. There is full table service in the restaurant, or pop in to the pub area for a pint and something to eat. Wherever you are, you can look forward to a comfy setting in which to enjoy the great food, cask ales and fine wines we have on offer. Great food & drink - Full table service in our restaurant - Friendly bar with cask ales, wines and lagers - Large family patio - Children welcome - Free Wi-Fi - Two TV screens, one at bar and one in comfortable bar seating area, where you can also enjoy bar food and snacks. All tastes and occasions catered for.The Childrens outdoor play equipment is now open and we are running a kids eat for £1 menu from 25th July to 31st August ,so come on kids bring your gaurdians down to sample the new menu for you and for them.You can now buy Gift vouchers at the bar , just ask a member of the team.How would you like to have a meal and watch the olympics at a special table with a TV just for you , so hurry as these tables go quick !!
Southampton, England
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“Lovely pub, great service and good food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013 via mobile

Visited The King Rufus in the evening of Monday 14th January with a couple of friends. We all thoroughly enjoyed our food. The menu has a good choice of dishes and even a section where you can choose two meals for £10. The atmosphere and decor were good, although it was a little cold. Great pub for just drinks or for lunch or dinner too.

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Chandlers Ford, Eastleigh
2 reviews
“Great New Year's Eve party”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

Great food, great entertainment and great service having a fab night from the good game good game quiz team

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Chertsey, United Kingdom
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91 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 82 cities Reviews in 82 cities
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
“Very good value and excellent food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2012

The King Rufus offers relatively inexpensive, good-quality dining in decent surroundings. the staff have been very helpful, courteous and welcoming on both occasions that I have dined at the King Rufus.
The restaurant offers adequate parking and is convenient for the M3, should you be wishing to visit 'in passing'. The decor is done well in a sort of modern style, and makes for a very attractive venue.
It is a shame that there are not more of these eateries around!

  • Visited December 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Eastleigh, England, United Kingdom
1 review
“Really good evening”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

Went with colleagues from work, never been here before, bit concerned about previous reviews, but I have to say the food came within a reasonable time and it was absolutely lovely. I had the slow roasted pork belly and it really yummy. As it was a work get together, we even took our own quiz to do after our meal and the staff were kind and attentive. In fact we are going back to try the festive menu for our Christmas lunch.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Versatile good value for money pub restaurant”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2012

Either wined and/or dined at the King Rufus on a number of occasions now - all very enjoyable experiences - so thought a review was due. A pleasant and convivial bar/restaurant, the Rufus' extensive menu is backed up by good cooking and value for money food, it's somewhere to go when you don't feel like cooking but don't want to spend a fortune - always consistent. Will return frequently.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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