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Little Chef Markham Moor North

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A1 | Retford, Markham Moor, England
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Clever Marketing? You think Little Chef? The word CON springs to mind. We ordered an Olympic breakfast @ £ 8.00 and an early breakfast @ £ 6.99. When I went to pay the bill, I was charged an additional £ 2.49 for the cold coffee that was not included in the smaller breakfast. I polietly declined the two lollipops that... More 

Thank Trudy S
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70 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Called in, party of 6 including 2 elderly grandparents.Friendly welcome and staff pushed 2 tables together so we could be seated together. Light and airy, clean surroundings. All drinks and food presented beautifully, loved the little tea pots and the milk bottles. Recommend the Mushroom toastie, lovely presentation with side salad and coleslaw but all our meals were lovely. Staff... More 

Thank PeaksDerbyshire
near London
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This review is for the Little Chef on the North bound side of the A1. We stopped here for breakfast on our way North. The service was quick and my American breakfast was well cooked, the bacon just right, the scrambled egg light and fluffy, the only downside, I would have preferred 'Shrove Tuesday' pancakes instead of Scotch ones. My... More 

Thank brulynn
Cliffe Woods, Kent
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211 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

We were overnighting at the adjacent Travelodge and had both an evening meal and breakfast here. Unlike the experience of others we were met at the wait to be seated sign and shown a table, Our orders were taken promptly and we did not have long to wait. Meals were tasty and service good. It was a similar story for... More 

Thank MartinG_53
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Thanks ladies for a well needed stop for refreshments and rest. Food was very well prepared and fresh by cook, Gina. Service was very friendly and helpful too, thanks to Chloe

Thank RnR Properties S
Chipping Ongar, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

I can only echo the review by CBJJW. We were traveling to Durham and this was our halfway stop. We waited by the sign that said wait to be seated but no-one came to show us to a table. A voice shouted across the restaurant to 'sit at that table over there'. Walking to the table we could see that... More 

Thank HammyWoodfordGreen
Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

We popped into little chef on way to work after running a errand and we were extremely shocked by the bad service! As we walked in the sign said stand and wait to be seated yet this is not what happened, the lady shouted from across the room table for two yeah sit down then. She then took a long... More 

Thank Michelle S
West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

Called in en route for a cup of tea. We were in a hurry. After being rather imperiously told to 'go and sit over there for me' by a waitress who didn't even bother to come away from the counter where she was standing, we waited 10 minutes to be served. The place wasn't busy and the 3 staff were... More 

Chesterfield, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

2nd time we have called, enjoyed the meal both times, and served by Ashlee both times. She is a very bubbly friendly person.Recommended

Thank _bhealey4646
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

It seems that the morale of the staff seems to have taken a serious downward turn lately. We have been going for years, literally, and have always been happy. However a visit 2 weeks ago (14.5.16) on a Saturday night at 20.30 has made us wonder if its worth going back. We entered and waited patiently to be seated. There... More 

Thank sallyb172015

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: A1 | Retford, Markham Moor, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Nottinghamshire  >  Markham Moor

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