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Little Chef

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Tothill | A34 Trunk Road, Newbury RG20 9BX, England
+44 1635 278181
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  • Excellent13%
  • Very good24%
  • Average26%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible22%
Travellers talk about
“baked potato” (2 reviews)
“en route” (3 reviews)
“bite to eat” (2 reviews)
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07:00 - 21:00All hours
Tothill | A34 Trunk Road, Newbury RG20 9BX, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Called in at 10:00am this morning, Tuesday 13th June 2017 to the Little Chef at Tothills Service Area, Newbury at 10:00am . Sign on the locked door 'CLOSED DUE TO STAFF SHORTAGES' That says it all! Euro Garages certainly seem hell bent on closing this...More

Thank Geoff J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just stopped for a coffee at 2.30pm. Served very weak coffee - instant? Charged £5.18. Place looking a mess. Looks like it's closing down.

Thank TonyWorthing
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Travelling from Exeter to Peterborough on a motorcycle. Stopped for fuel and something to eat. Appalling service at the Little Chef......getting food could take as long as the road trip.

Thank RichardS253
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Popped in for lunch, more tables empty than with sitting customers however all required serious cleaning. Sat waiting to be served but only 1 guy appeared to be active but unfortunately we were unable to attract his attention. Other members of staff present showed complete...More

Thank Ron F
Reviewed 8 April 2017

It's a Little Chef at a service station. If you had time you would have chosen somewhere a bit more interesting, but its been a long journey and you need a break. The food is a tad too expensive and the service is a bit...More

Thank Jeff1903
Reviewed 19 March 2017

When we are travelling we often stop at A Little Chef for breakfast. My husband, who never eats breakfast at home, likes the Olympic Breakfast. This time, travelling up the A34, we were surprised and disappointed to find that the Little Chef at Sutton Scotney,...More

Thank CindyAnn37
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Those of you of a certain age, like me, will remember the Little Chef as vibrant roadside eateries offering affordable meals to both solo travelers and families. Not so today it seems. This particular one was empty - completely empty, even mid afternoon. Apart from...More

2  Thank defaidunig
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I ordered a 'The Works Burger and a pot of Earl Grey tea for one. The burger was fairly tasteless. And for me a small dessert spoon of coleslaw in a little plastic cup is not a 'portion', it's 'portion control gone mad'. On that...More

Thank Just A
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Thanks to the early morning (opens at 07.00) staff who cooked me a splendid tomato omelette last week, and were super-friendly too. A great start to a long day. Good parking & clean. Good value.

Thank Johnfrisbee
Reviewed 22 January 2017

We were travelling home and stopped for a snack. We did not fancy a McDonald's and the only other choice was the Little Chef. We were pleasantly surprised. Although the decor was a bit dated, it was very clean. We had a baked potato with...More

Thank WarwickshireMarakesh
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Derek J
Is it open New Year's Day 2016?
31 October 2015|
Response from Kjk67 |
Yes we are but shorter opening hours that are to be confirmed.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
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: Tothill | A34 Trunk Road, Newbury RG20 9BX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Newbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1635 278181
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