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Little Chef

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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I don't know why this little chef has a few bad reviews. Staff were very polite, kind and efficient. The food was lovely, the place was clean. Would definitely come back and eat here again. Well done little chef hickstead, keep up the good work

Thank Mounty82
Horsham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is disgraceful. Came with a 4 year old and 9 month old. Took 30mins before they even came over to take an order. It wasn't busy so they had no excuse! I had to go find a kids menu! When they finally came over. No "hi how you" it was " what u want!" Got told there's no... More 

Thank natalieCalver
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

I used to visit this Little Chef several times a year, however hadn't been since 2014. Since the quality & service here was always excellent, I decided to travel 12 miles further South on the M23/A23 then double back to where I needed to be in Crawley by 8.00am. I was served by Robyn, the food was cooked well and... More 

Thank Tony M
Ottery St. Mary, United Kingdom
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641 reviews
207 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 272 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

Stopped off last week at the joint Little Chef / Burger King restaurants next to the A23. Lights out, no heating and no service at Little Chef: seating closed off. Burger King was little better. Very limited power, no menus on view, no hot drinks or fizzy drinks available, ‘staff’ (managers/owners?) only on duty but not a smile and absolutely... More 

1 Thank Martin T
Greater London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

Little Chef, shame on you for letting a good brand be represented by a load of cowboys. I stopped at this restaurant today and there was no heating, so it was very cold. The staff were friendly but they were not in uniform, wearing own cloths-hoody's etc. overall appearance of staff and restaurant was dirty. Food was average, but nowhere... More 

1 Thank Mick F
Crawley, United Kingdom
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198 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

I was here to meet someone and had just stopped for a coffee, I would just like to say thank you to Daniel for the warm welcome and friendly smile I got, he was great and so was the coffee

Thank Barbara S
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

This is probably the worth breakfast I have eaten out . Cheap ingredients sausage uneatable . And the beans were on the turn. I hadn't been to a little chef for a number of years. And remember it been good when I was a kid . But my memories of little chef have now been destroyed . but will avoid... More 

1 Thank Chala H
Brighton, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Filthy toilets Unclean seating area inattentive staff Polar opposite of fast food - whenever you go the food is cooked for your order, which can mean long waits Frequently closed when it should be open staff never deliver above the bare minimum service Poor condition overall not enough staff Its billed as a service area, off of the A23 -... More 

Thank Ron H
Whitstable, United Kingdom
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181 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Oh how he wonder years have gone. Breakfast was ok but very expensive compared to most hotels stay sand the fact it shut the evening before before serving was not ideal. Sorry guys not impressed please change the name as my childhood memories of little chef have now been destroyed.

Thank Barry S
Great Bircham, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

It's been over a year since we last visited, breakfast after a stay in the travelodge next door. The young lady who greeted and served us was a credit to the company, she was great. The food, breakfast, was 'okay', but I've certainly had a lot better. Hard to put finger on what was wrong...but just not great. The premises... More 

Thank Gordon C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
British, Fast food
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Next to Travelodge, Hickstead, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Hickstead

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