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The Rufford

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335 Chesterfield Road South, Mansfield NG19 7ES, England
01623 623286
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Mansfield, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

went for a family meal very pleased with choice of menu I tried the carvery which was well stocked and a wide choice of vegetables they do an offer of £4.99 for two course carvery

Thank pete5436
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I don't know how anyone can say it's excellent food...its the worst carvery I've ever seen.tbe chefs looking scruffy and unhygienic the foods left under the carvery lights getting dry..I'll never eat there..not bad for a pint but that's it

Thank russ t
Mansfield, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On our latest visit we have nothing but praise for the The Rufford in Mansfield. Everything was very much to our liking. Had the 2 course on this occasion and it was outstanding value for money

Thank terry1696
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went October 1st for lunch I book same table for every Sunday. Was told .. the table is reserved for another party of people :( I said we have been coming here every Sunday almost for around 5 years .. wasn't happy the way they treat regular customers . Won't be going there again some Sundays we have upto 7... More 

Thank Karen T
Mansfield, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Rufford is a large pub situated on the Chesterfield Road, not far from Mansfield town centre, with ample parking and plenty of seating. The food is served from a carvery. You order and pay at the bar, choosing either one or two courses with the option to 'go large' on the main course - which is a choice of... More 

Thank Puddlepirate65
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Called in for a cheap carvery as the nearest Crown Carvery was really busy. Flat Yorkshire puddings Hard roast potatoes Tiny square of stuffing Runny gravy Cold vegetables Would not waste money here again.

Thank Nicole G
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Does what it says on tin.....low end but perfectly acceptable food in a nice atmosphere with friendly staff. If you want fine dining call Jamie Oliver...The Rufford is as The Rufford does!

Thank jonwhite4186
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

Husband and I eat fairly regularly at the Rufford as it is excellent value for money - Carvery and a pudding for £4.99. The Carvery was piping hot and the meat was tender. The staff were attentive and friendly. Lovely evening.

1 Thank Katyjay2013
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Staff are friendly, food is what you would expect from this kind of pub food, not a bad place to go, but be warned there is quite a bit of waiting time. Very busy place, only one complaint is when we last visited it was like being in an oven, no air conditioning, there wasn't even windows open, Most were... More 

Thank Neta W
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

Went here with my partner and two daughters on a Sunday. No carvery on which was disappointing. So ordered of the menu, my youngest daughter had a chicken dinner ( bar staff didn't even know it was on the menu) came with no gravy, mash must of been last weeks left overs it was that hard, I had jacket potato... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $40
Bar, British, Pub, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Good for
Families with children, Kids
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?