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Little Chef

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176 Ringwood Road | St Leonard's, New Forest, Ringwood BH24 2NR, England
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Croydon, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Called on the way to Bournemouth. Only 3 tables were occupied so plenty of choice, only 1 waitress serving, 1 cook and 1 person making drinks. Order was taken in reasonable time (food and drinks) the food arrived within 15 mins but the drinks came 10 mins after!!! The place started to fill and when we left over half the... More 

Thank Roy B
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Foods ok, the seating is falling apart and needs replacing. Service can be very hit & miss! We often visit on a trip up and down the road. It's not bad but don't expect anything too special or your 2nd coffee quickly. 😒

Thank Cheryl R
Dartmouth, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped here for a late mid morning breakfast we all had the Olympic Excellent filling, we stopped here back in January and the service was good. We will use this now as we used to stop off a bit before this little chef at a good roadside cafe but they have turned into a Starbucks coffee...,, so we are... More 

Thank darylbarker136
Malaga, Spain
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Not a lot to say. All meals were really substantial platefuls. Tasty and staff were very aware of your presence

Thank Alan B
Falmouth, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Stopped off at this Little Chef on the way to Brighton and was pleasantly surprised at how nice it was.Wife and I both had lunch which was freshly cooked plentiful and well priced,so much better than the over priced slop you get at most service stations.The restaurant was clean bright comfortable and the staff friendly and helpful.Would definitely use this... More 

Thank Robert R
London, United Kingdom
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424 reviews
260 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Stopped here twice in the last couple of weeks before fishing on the Avon. Ideal for fishermen as open - on the dot - at 7 am. In Ringwood itself have not found anywhere open before 8- shame on you cafés. Little chef serves nice breakfasts - had scrambled eggs first time and omelette second - both cooked from fresh.... More 

Thank swpratt
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126 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Didn't stay here only stopped for brunch at Little Chef. It was delightful and service was good and food tasted lovely. Not what I remember from the past. Would thoroughly recommend this Little Chef as Service was polite and friendly. Restaurant was clean as were the toilets

Thank SteveMRochester
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32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Reasonably good chips and tea. Excellent for pit stop. Right on the A31, next to Travelodge. Easy access and good parling. Would go again.

Thank Judith B
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74 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Typical Little Chef but ideally placed when staying in Travelodge (in the same building). Friendly staff and very efficient service - ample parking

Thank dottylotty48
Brechin, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Stay in the Travelodge next door for a night, so had dinner and breakfast here. The staff where great, with smiling and a warm welcome. Food was very good, served fast fresh and hot. Only thing that let the place down was the décor it needed a overhaul.

Thank Mark H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 176 Ringwood Road | St Leonard's, New Forest, Ringwood BH24 2NR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest  >  Ringwood
  • Phone Number: 441425473170

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