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The Rufford

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335 Chesterfield Road South, Mansfield NG19 7ES, England
+44 1623 623286
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped into The Rufford for a drink and decided to try their carvery I have to say that it was the best Carvery We have eaten in a LONG time Everything was cooked perfectly and we both enjoyed a wonderful meal Had a few bad meals recently in other places and it was so refreshing to know you CAN still... More 

Thank sdjg
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well it's a good quality Carvery for your money. Not a high quality restaurant but still worth a visit if your after a decent cheep Carvery.

Thank christopher j
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent all round, service and meals. Seemed a bit short staffed, but staff were very good. Thought some of chairs looked a tad shabby!!

1 Thank Caroline C
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The day was well worth the visit we had a lovely steak dinners friendly atmosphere very good staff generally a great time. Thanks p

1 Thank Peter A
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic food the beef was amazing. Great service bargain price. All of the Carvery food was fresh hot and really tasty. The staff are very friendly. We will definitely be coming back again. Thanks

Thank Sandra B
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

popped down to the rufford just 1 afternoon, and had a lovely carvery, everything spot on, and all for £3.99.

Thank Sandra B
1 review
Reviewed 20 February 2017

its gone down hill because new people got it now very bad food im not going there again carvery was so bad and my family was dissappointed with the food !!!!!! DONT GOING THERE VERY BAD FOOD DONT EAT FROM THE RFORD PUD ITS

Thank Kelly S
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

This out of all the places I have eaten as got to be the worse, food is uncooked , cold and mushy, the meat was like seafood 🤔, staff where more interested in there little gang at the end of the bar to care about customers..... would advise anybody never to enter this building

Thank Timmy G
Gareth W, Manager at The Rufford, responded to this review

Hi Timmy, If you would be kind enough to either email us at Rufford.mansfield@phoenixpub.co.uk or call us on 01623 623286 so I can discuss the details of your visit. Regards Gareth More 

Mansfield, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Called today for OAP carvery. at just £3.49 this was very good value. Beef and Turkey were both well cooked and tender, a big improvement on previous visits when I have been critical of the both overcooked and undercooked veg and meats. If it remains at this higher standard I will continue to eat at this local carvery

Thank pyctet
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Paid a visit today, on the off chance this place had improved. The steak was 1/3 fat with over cooked fries , the flat bread was more of a flat brick (to hard to cut or chew) clearly over cooked to within a inch of its life, coated in cheese and realy not much attention to detail as the cucumber... More 

1 Thank Cara B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$19
Bar, British, Pub, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 335 Chesterfield Road South, Mansfield NG19 7ES, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Nottinghamshire  >  Mansfield
  • Phone Number: +44 1623 623286

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