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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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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good22%
  • Average14%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible14%
Travelers talk about
“sunday roast” (9 reviews)
“lovely garden” (6 reviews)
“play area” (11 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
135 Winchester Road, Chandler’s Ford, Eastleigh SO53 2DU, England
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11 - 20 of 555 reviews

Reviewed September 3, 2017

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 August 27, 2017 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

Review collected in partnership with Greene King
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
Reviewed August 16, 2017

Slow service, incorrect meals, unclean sticky table, unpleasant, very poor. Will not be returning. Rubbish

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2  Thank ianlane
Reviewed August 15, 2017

Good food selection - well prepared and served. However greasy tables and scruffy toilets lets the place down

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1  Thank Michael G
Reviewed August 14, 2017 via mobile

I went with a friend for a meal- Chandlers Ford has few good eateries- but was pleasantly surprised. The menu was the usual pub menu- but we were able to have coleslaw and salad instead of chips. The steak was delicious and perfectly cooked. I...More

Thank Keliapb
Reviewed August 12, 2017

Just had a really tasty lunch with friends. We had the golden years special lunch menu two course for £4.99 add a sweet for extra £2.00. Liver onions & mash with chicken goujons starter. Apple pie & jug custard sweet, very tasty. Also the salmon...More

Thank jacquieo2
Reviewed August 10, 2017 via mobile

This was a family visit with my elderly mother-in-law who was visiting from Leicester. We arrived at 7pm but nobody took our drinks or food order until 7.25pm. The food came at 8.25pm and was very average - which would be fine for quick service...More

1  Thank Karen H
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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 - $21
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
Bar scene, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions
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
  • E-mail
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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