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335 Chesterfield Road South, Mansfield NG19 7ES, England
01623 623286
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Manchester
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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!

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Thank jonwhite4186
Mansfield
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

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1 Thank Katyjay2013
Swansea
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

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Thank Neta W
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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Thank Nicholab7
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When to rufferd Mansfield got to say food was really bad my partner didn't eat all of it the carvery was cold no lids on the gravy a waste of £26 won't be going again

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Thank Poppymichell
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Poor food. as it's local to me iv given it a few chances and everytime I'm disappointed. Last visit I had a carvery, the meat was undercooked, the veg was rock hard apart from the broccoli that was soggy. Gravy was like water, and when I "tried" to complain, the waitress just said sorry and walked off awkwardly.

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Thank hollyfrance
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We called here as it was a nice day and it has a lovely outside eating area , when the meal arrived it wasn't very hot the chips were very greasy and inedible the steak was fatty and sausage under cooked and gammon over cooked all in all not a very nice mixed grill at all and we will Defo... More 

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Thank Kathryn1975
Mansfield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic food and service The beef was perfect and so was the veg Keep up the hard work The staff are so friendly too

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1 Thank moomop23
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great carvery:) always enjoyed visiting and the meal deal carvery & pudding for £4.99 is a great price

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Thank Vicky K
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Agreed to a 30-40 minute wait with friendly barman and his boss - was an hour. A waiter came round to say they were very busy, however most tables were empty and no-one was eating anything but carvery in our area. Apologetic waitresses failed to bring a side order of chips and no dips came with the curries and passing... More 

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Restaurant Details

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