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A303 Southfield Roundabout, Ilminster TA19 9PT, England
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped by 8.30pm mid week. Rubbish on floor Date labels/pen/milk left on side. Sorry state limited lights working Staff walking outside wth cigarette. In mouth..sorry cook. NO CARE NO MANAGEMENT Iconic business in need of TLC.

Thank Simon E
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been years since I have been in a little chef so it was a little like going back in time except for the prices. My view of this area is use the Burger King if you want more than just a seat. I opted for the soup that came in two option both in the smallest bowl ever and cold... More 

Thank Christopher D
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

The radio from kitchen is clashing with the music in the dining area - doing my head in. My flat (no foam) cappuccino is not worth £2.79. Those floor tiles look impossible to clean (and are clearly not clean). No wi-if. Red plastic tables. My chilli burger is actually alright. It's Little Chef - pretty much the same as my... More 

Thank Mike S
Weymouth, England, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and i ate here for breakfast during a one night stay at the Travelodge next door and had both the vegetarian and meat option Olympic breakfast ..... Very nice and did the job !

Thank Katrina T
buckley north wales
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50 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

We went to this chef when staying at the travelodge and had a very good meal . The starters were very good my wife had prawn cocktail and I went for the soup which was excellent. Our main courses were also an excellent meal we had hunters chicken and a scampi . The lady who served us was Susan and... More 

Thank keith b
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Rubbish outside entrance, filthy entrance hall, plastic rubbish on floor by reception desk. Indifferent, untrained staff not supporting hard working cook. Tables not cleared or car cleaned properly until requested. Used to be good but now a disgrace to the chain.

Thank geraldmg
Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped at this Little Chef for a quick lunch. The place was quite empty and my colleague and I dutifully waited by the sign to be seated. A rather disinterested young man came and said we could '.....sit where you like'. The young lady who came to take our order was as equally disinterested. Although quiet there were tables that... More 

Thank sjh1404
London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

I rather like a Little Chef Jubilee Pancake - but not from here. I specifically asked for the filling to be hot - when the pancake arrived it was like the filling was straight from the fridge. The pancake was really stodgy - almost raw. As it was busy and we had waited a while, I ate some of the... More 

Thank Julie F
Southampton, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

A very modern feel to this restaurant. On the morning we visited for breakfast service was friendly and very efficient. Our food arrived quickly and was of an excellent quality. The staff worked hard as there only seemed to be three of them. There is take away and plenty of snack choice. I wish all out little chef experiences were... More 

Thank Damian3279
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185 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Waited ages to have our food order taken, had to wait for the lady with the tablet to get around to us. Food was ok, one egg overlooked, one egg ok, breakfast sausage poor quality but coffee excellent. At the end of the day it was s put stop just to grab breakfast and whilst not wonderful it did the... More 

Thank Adriano S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: A303 Southfield Roundabout, Ilminster TA19 9PT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Ilminster

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