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A303 Southfield Roundabout, Ilminster TA19 9PT, England
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Barnstaple
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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a late breakfast that we stopped for this time having stopped here many times before. The standard of the American style breakfast and breakfast omelette were both excellent with plenty of both to set you up for the day. Tina, our waitress, was very pleasant and most attentive and deserves a staff reward - if you have such... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had 2 night stay in travel lodge ilminster and had to find some were to eat, we did Little Chef... on first night it was stupidly hot in our room so i popped over for milkshake was greated my Hayley and Linda who made us feel welcome and nothing was to much for them.... amazing customer service, so much... More 

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Thank Jo I
Somerset, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

With fond memories of Little Chefs of the 70s and 80s, we dropped in one a few months ago on the A303 near Andover. It was appalling. But ever the optimists, we decided to drop in to this one. It was bright and clean and fairly busy. Plenty of breakfast choices and a wide range of cook-chill ready meals. No-one... More 

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Thank peter h
Falmouth, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped for Breakfast here last Thursday, Breakfast was not too bad but not a lot for the amount you pay compared to a lot of other cafes. The café itself was reasonably clean but the toilets were disgusting, the smell of urine was overpowering, we had to use the disabled toilets as my wife needs assistance with her toilet... More 

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Thank Mick D
Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was the first time I have used a Little Chef in several years. I was very impressed with the standard of cleanliness above all. The food was good and the staff were excellent. They were very customer focused and those I met were polite and well turned out with their uniforms. I was impressed and would definitely recommend it.

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Thank Morgankane1
Redruth, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Well, we've used Little Chefs elsewhere and they've done the job. This one, the ladies loo stunk and had little to no loo roll; all in all tatty. We were one of 5 or 6 tables & yet the waitress seemed to have forgotten to take our order - we were about to leave in disgust when she arrived with... More 

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Thank BarbNabb
Wokingham, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Pros Fairly cheap Tables were clean Decor was more up to date than some other little chefs Cons Waited for table for a while staff served - not really an issue it's self but a little acknowledgement we were there would be good. Staff were wearing dirty uniforms Young girl in kitchen had very long hair which wasn't tied back... More 

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Thank Grazzio
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Clean, tidy and average... food was ok but quite expensive for what it is. Staff members seemed happy enough considering it was early morning.

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Thank LeeD55
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

We were travelling back from Devon to the Midlands and decided to stop for food. It's been many years since we've eaten in a little chef, to say we were surprised at the quality was an understatement. My hubby had The Works burger and I had a jacket potatoes. Both were cooked well, my jacket was served with a lovely... More 

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Thank Chris V
Dorset
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 317 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

I used to stop here for an Early Starter Breakfast en route to North Devon but last two occasions it was so cold inside I had to keep my coat and hat on - shame as the staff are friendly, service prompt and its one the Little Chef's to have had a makeover so its bright and modern. May return... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, British
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: A303 Southfield Roundabout, Ilminster TA19 9PT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Ilminster

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