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The King Rufus

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Bar, British, Pub
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135 Winchester Rd, Chandler's Ford,, Chandler’s Ford, Eastleigh SO53 2DU, England
+44 23 8025 5165
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10:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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San Francisco
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Lovely meal with friends. Team were friendly and food was hot and tasty - couldn't fault anything - had a lovely experience.

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Thank 981valh
Chandler’s Ford, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Saturday lunch for a group of 22: service by Sam was excellent, food tasty and function room very comfortable. Will definitely use again.

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Thank jpage301
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112 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Standard fair here at the Eating Inn. Good choice on the menu for adults and kids. Attracted by the 'ultimate' selections! Ended up with very decent Gammon. 4 kids and 4 adults fed well with good beer. Worked out well.

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Thank John C
Southampton, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We pre-ordered as there were 23 of us and this was well worth it. I asked for the children's meals to come out with the starters and they did. Everything went really smoothly and we all enjoyed our choices which were very varied. Would certainly recommend a visit especially if you are a big group as we all sat round... More 

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Thank Sharon L
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Got to be one of the best roast dinners iv had. Also on a different visit I had the ultimate fish and chips, WOW amazing.. Will definitely be back for more.

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Thank 88binky
Eastleigh, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I came just before Christmas with just me and my son! As I came in a lovely girl named Justine I think showed me and my son to a table. Food and service was great .. was busy but got the service I hoped for ! I would highly recommend this place to anyone I had rib and chicken combo... More 

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Thank pothecary1990
Chandlers ford
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you for such a wonderful Christmas Day meal yesterday. The atmosphere, table and meal was lovely and such great value. Will be booking again for next year

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Thank Perinanewman
Chandler’s Ford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to the king Rufus for the Christmas day meal, very tasty, plenty to eat and well cooked, staff pleasant and attentive definitely value for money. Nice place settings with names and ordered meals printed out in front of us, thank you very much my wife and I really enjoyed ourselves.

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Thank pousis
Eastleigh, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly and helpful staff, good food. No complaints. Good area outside for kids to play. Landlord very accommodating.

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Thank Dave H
chandlers ford
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66 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we booked a table at the king rufus for a family meal with our 3 granddaughters aged 3,4and10 we booked for 7pm in order to be early with the children in mind when we placed our order at approx 7.15pm it took until just before 9pm to get our food really these places should not take bookings when they do... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, 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
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 23:00
Monday
10:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 23:00
Thursday
10:00 - 23:00
Friday
10:00 - 23:00
Saturday
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 135 Winchester Rd, Chandler's Ford,, Chandler’s Ford, Eastleigh SO53 2DU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Eastleigh  >  Chandler’s Ford
  • Phone Number: +44 23 8025 5165
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?