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335 Chesterfield Road South., Mansfield NG19 7ES, England
01623 623286
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

i had booked a table for the rufford yesterday for my birthday, i specifically rang and asked if they'd provide the birthday girl with anything special and to which they offered a free slice of cake and to mention when ordering. i mentioned to a guy behind the bar when ordering food and he said it was fine but when... More 

Thank Katie H
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having visited twice before it was a no brainer to go again, Unfortunately this visit was not very good, I ordered my meal . . A carvery . . which was fantastic and for £4.99 with a dessert is a fab deal, My husbands meal was over half an hour arriving, which I wasn't told about when I ordered, The... More 

Thank Claire S
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have to begin with this is my first negative feedback on Trip Adviser. We went for a quick late lunch. After waiting a sufficient amount of time our food was delivered. We had opened a tab at the bar but decided after our food to head off. We went and waited in a rather long but well organised queue... More 

Thank wendy102
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I only went in for a drink and over heard a member of staff telling a paying customer which had a meal and found a hair in it not to complain but don't come here again I was totally discussed with his comments

Thank kev b
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went for fathers day (19/06/16) worst carvery I've ever had!!! roast potatoes wasn't cooked, all the cauliflower was the size of tennis balls and was very hard, broccoli was overdone and the Peas were inedible, mash potatoes were very lumpy, had to wait for Yorkshire pudding, couldn't help yourself to stuffing or Yorkshire puddings was only given a tiny amount... More 

Thank rmg88spg
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

Came to the Rufford yesterday evening to get a bite to eat with my partner, children and mother, we all decided to have a carvery and I must say it was absolutely fantastic. It was a young lady on carvery and she was very polite and friendly and had no problem cutting up the meat for my mother as she... More 

Thank Sarah B
Mansfield, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Went to The Rufford one Friday night for a few drinks. Decided to have a bite to eat while there so we all ordered the chicken burger with fries and it was lovely, well cooked and presented well would definitely go again. Highly recommended.

Thank Tracey B
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

Food wasn't as described, no cheese wrong items on plate, all food was room temp, lettuce was brown, complaint not handled well at all was just presumed we wanted another meal when we didn't have time after waiting. 40 minutes for our food when there were hardly any other customers there we eat out 3-4 times a week and understand... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

Came for a birthday meal on sunday with my partner. Found a table straight away. Ordered a mixed grill 'medium rare' and a carvery from the bar. When the mixed grill arrived the server chucked the meal on the table and walked of without asking if we would like anything else. Looking at the meal there was fatty grease around... More 

Thank C_G1722
Nottingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016 via mobile

We were visiting The Rufford for my brother's birthday. The staff were incredibly helpful arranging a reserved table and high chair before we had arrived. It was very busy but we expected this as it was Sunday and a carvery is always going to be popular on Sundays, there wasn't much of a queue though to fill out plates. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $40
British, Vegetarian, Healthy
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings
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?