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Little Chef

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Shrewsbury Road | A470 Mile End Services, Oswestry SY11 4JA, England
+44 1691 658180
07:00 - 21:00
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Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Having decided to travel from Cardiff to Conwy, we set off early to beat the morning traffic - this of course didn't happen and we found once again my satnav decided to take us down every country road. When we were giving up all hope we saw the glowing light of little chef! This wouldn't of been our first choice... More 

Thank Mark C
Telford, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

No shown to a table - just had to find one. The person who served us was wearing a filth apron - if boiled it might have produced a soup. The toilets were disgusting - better to find a bush outside. The food was mediocre at best. On the positive side the person who dealt with us was pleasant. I'm... More 

Thank chasgunter
Hereford, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Called here on our way home from holiday hoping for some lunch. Visited toilets first, disabled one was out of service, gents was flooded with one of the two cubicles out of service and ladies had broken locks. This had not just happened. Our experience in there put us off eating and we left quickly. Clearly the place is lacking... More 

Thank Chris M
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I called in with a coach party on the way home from Holyhead and was appalled at the state of the place. Only 2 staff who were run off their feet. Unable to provide hot food as short staffed. The toilets were disgusting. The accessible toilet was out of order and one of the three toilets was also out of... More 

Thank CardiffBeaver
Leicester, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff are friendly, the food is well cooked and the portions are good, value for money. Thanks to a good team

1 Thank smnich0ls0n
Oswestry, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

After waiting ten minutes without any service at all, I asked at the counter for some service. I was told that this was on its way. Five minutes later, without even a drinks order having been taken, I again went up to the counter, suggested that at least this could be done. Instead of apologizing, which she steadfastly refused to... More 

1 Thank RBonTour
Hereford, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Stayed at the Travelodge next door,which has no cooking facilities,so was obliged to eat at the Little Chef next door.Haven't been in one for many years and the menu seemed remarkably familiar.Had scrambled egg and bacon and a cappuccino.Well served by a very pleasant waitress in a short time.Typical Little Chef layout.Food fine and reasonably priced.

Thank benny36
Oswestry, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Called in for brunch on a Sunday,staff looked really frazzled,only 5 tables occupied,sat at table but were then ignored,very disappointed,had to go to Starbucks ,obviously can't cope with 'a rush'

Thank bethld60
Ruyton-XI-Towns, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 22 September 2016

I have been in the little chef on a number of occasions and I have been extremely. Happy with the polite friendly team who have always greeted myself my daughter and sister with a very warm welcome. I have had an Olympic breakfast on many visits and it has got to be the best breakfast around by Far! The standard... More 

Thank Debs3896
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped for lunch. Pleasantly surprised. Very clean, polite staff, very friendly 😀 had burger 🍔 and fries 🍟 😀👍 was spot-on. Definitely call again 👍👌

Thank Marc B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$14
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shrewsbury Road | A470 Mile End Services, Oswestry SY11 4JA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Oswestry
  • Phone Number: +44 1691 658180
Spacious roadside restaurant, with a varied menu consisting of a wide range of breakfasts, light bites, main meals and a large of selection of desserts and delicious pancakes! Friendly staff with a passion for delivering excellent customer service.

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