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The King Rufus

€€ - €€€, British,
135 Winchester Road, Chandler’s Ford, Eastleigh SO53 2DU, England
+44 23 8025 5165
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good22%
  • Average14%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible14%
Travellers talk about
“sunday roast” (9 reviews)
“lovely garden” (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 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to try this place, and bitterly regret doing so. Over an hour for food, when there were only us and another couple having breakfast. When the food did arrive, it was cold, was measly in portion (a bacon sandwich consisted of stale bread...More

1  Thank Tordeb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Service is awful but food average waited for ages for each course and not asked for more drinks. Very poor

1  Thank Claire S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious food in a friendly relaxed atmosphere no matter how busy the staff are they have time for a smile. Well done to all concerned!

Thank RobEmz2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a meal here for the first time on Wednesday evening and it was great. The whole experience was outstanding, food lovely and service excellent. All the staff where lovely and our waitress was very attentive, nothing to much trouble. We will definitely be coming...More

Thank abbz1423
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice and quiet, good service, food very enjoyable, drinks (wine expensive for a glass) but please do something about the sticky tables.

Review collected in partnership with Greene King
Thank biddyg2017
Reviewed 3 weeks 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 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 5 September 2017

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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Response from Carol W | Reviewed this property |
Hi....not sure....telephone them
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4 October 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
US$5 - US$21
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
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, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
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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