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The King Rufus

135 Winchester Road, Chandler’s Ford, Eastleigh SO53 2DU, England
+44 23 8025 5165
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good22%
  • Average14%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible14%
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“sunday roast” (6 reviews)
“play area” (11 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
135 Winchester Road, Chandler’s Ford, Eastleigh SO53 2DU, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Decided to try this place for a birthday meal as the menu looked good and prices reasonable. Booked a table for 4 at 8pm. Arrived on time and we were duly seated and given our menus. However, we were not offered the chance to order...More

Thank Dan G
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

All I can say is the luxury mac and cheese was epic! So much flavour! I also added the seasoned fries to the combo. Delicious!

Thank David R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here for pizzas the other night. Have to say I'm very impressed, they proper oven baked pizzas, cooked in front of a fire. You pick your toppings and these include feta cheese, mushrooms and Parma ham. Came quite quickly as well. Not too much...More

Thank ameliaosborne01
Reviewed 1 week ago

I met a friend for lunch she suggested The King Rufus as it was near her new house. We received a warm welcome and soon had a drink in our hand; I was going to choose scampi but chose the Gammon Egg and chips.. Our...More

Thank hjohnnacepilot50
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't expect fine dining but what you do get is bang for buck and isn't that really what we're all after these days? Good selection of tasty, hot food which does the job. Good range of drinks cold and hot. Good kids play area. You'll...More

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Thank ianaG5821JJ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Often pop in here for lunch and its fine, Can get busy in school holidays so if you want a peaceful meal give it a miss.

Thank Maria R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We come here teams time again as it has a nice outdoor area for the kids to roam. The food is good however they have been terribly understaffed on our 3 recent visits so the service has been shocking. You guys really need to sort...More

Thank Laura B
Reviewed August 20, 2017

The serving staff appeared totally disinterested in diners and hospitality skills poorly lacking. I had reserved a table for 3 and was shown to our table for 6 by a lad who didn't seem sure where to put us. He walked off without telling us...More

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1  Thank Julia W
Reviewed August 18, 2017 via mobile

One young lady actually brought us our desserts before our main course! I arrived here this evening to be asked if I had booked a table for 2. I replied that I would have done if I hadn't had to give up after spending around...More

Thank Tony P
Reviewed August 17, 2017

Hi- I don't usually write reviews, but we went to The King Rufus, which is near our home. We had supposed to be going to France but my wife lost our passport. I happened to get talking the landlord, who I had never met. Because...More

Thank foggs2017
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Response from Carol W | Reviewed this property |
Hi....not sure....telephone them
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October 3, 2016|
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Response from Carol W | Reviewed this property |
James N....this is not a question...!!!! Do you realise that this outburst has gone to all the people that have written reviews about the King Rufus !!!...What gives you the right to chastise someone for their... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $22
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, Late Night
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 135 Winchester Road, Chandler’s Ford, Eastleigh SO53 2DU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Eastleigh  >  Chandler’s Ford
  • Phone Number: +44 23 8025 5165
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The King Rufus offers a mouth-watering value-for-money menu of favourite dishes, expertly cooked and served in a fun, friendly atmosphere. There is full table service in the restaurant, or pop in to the pub area for a pint and something to eat. Wherever you are, you can look forward to a comfy setting in which to enjoy the great food, cask ales and fine wines we have on offer. All tastes and occasions catered for. With a great outdoor children'splay area and a fantastic childrens menu with meals and dessert from just £3.99, we welcome families.
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