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The Rufford

$$ - $$$, British,
335 Chesterfield Road South, Mansfield NG19 7ES, England
+44 1623 623286
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good15%
  • Average14%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible33%
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“pudding” (13 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
335 Chesterfield Road South, Mansfield NG19 7ES, England
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1 - 10 of 221 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here on Sunday at 6pm. Only to be told they had run out of food !! Not good enough as they are supposed to serve until 8pm.

Thank downann
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am an occasional visitor and as usual had the carvery. Price had increased since my previous visit but sadly the quality of the food was very disappointing. Had a mixture of beef and ham, of which the beef was flavourless and the ham was...More

Thank Robin C
Reviewed January 7, 2018

We decided to eat here as hadn't been for a while and heard it was under new management. The menu is strange to say the least with loads of combo deals which made choosing a starter quite confusing as you got 3 for the price...More

2  Thank Hazel C
Reviewed December 6, 2017

The bar staff are lovely and the wine lace itself is very nice. However our meals were pretty awful. My burger was terrible and chewy. I got brown old lettuce on my burger (why bother putting it on) my daughters meal was rock hard sausages....More

Thank V J
Reviewed December 2, 2017 via mobile

I live local and haven't been in for a while as it went down hill, the pub has had a recent facelift and seems to be on the up, the food was very good and really good value for money. We enjoyed our night out...More

Thank Steve W
Reviewed November 25, 2017 via mobile

I’ve been a few times here and it has been Ok but recently I have been since the new managers have taken over and they are working really hard to turn it around. The staff are being trained well and all work really hard, the...More

Thank Bx H
Reviewed November 19, 2017

This may not be the best restaurant around but the price of the carvery is very cheap at £3.99 and quite nice, you can pay more for your meal in a pasty shop. This is well worth a visit if you are on a budget...More

Thank TheJacquesTravels
Reviewed November 4, 2017

I was visiting a friend who lives near the Chesterfield Road and we decided to have a cooked lunch here instead of cooking an evening meal at home. My friend had scampi and chips which looked as if it had been too long under a...More

Thank John B
Reviewed October 23, 2017 via mobile

After coming here for many years under different management, can finally say it is a pleasure, everywhere is alot cleaner and the food is definitely alot better.

Thank scary31
Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

Started making an effort of going for tea on my days off with mum! So we decided to visit with new management in place! Had a pretty tasteless microwaved lasagne! And yes I am a previous chef so know the difference!!! Mum had gammon (ran...More

Thank RAW1975
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$4 - $21
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 335 Chesterfield Road South, Mansfield NG19 7ES, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Nottinghamshire  >  Mansfield
  • Phone Number: +44 1623 623286
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