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Reviewed 14 March 2021

Was passing through the village so called in for a quick bite and a coffee having driven past a few times and thinking how nice it looks but hasn’t been open on the other days I’ve been driving past. My first surprise is nothing had...More

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 23 January 2021

ordered at short notice , lovely lovely Birthday present for an elderly Lady on her Birthday ,Even a candle on a cup cake .Had a phone call this morning to tell me how much she had enjoyed it , & sufficient for today left. Very...More

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 19 December 2020

Fantastic. Having eaten in high end restaurants across Europe and the USA, I must say the food tonight along with acoustic music was fabulou and comparative to most. Complements to the Chef and the whole team. Sublime pork belly, the best roast spuds and a...More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 18 December 2020 via mobile

Lovely place, nice welcome and smiley face as soon as you walk in, had cappuccino and scrambled eggs , generous amount lovely made bread and the eggs omg gorgeous , definitely worth a trip , well worth your money reasonable prices for such effort put...More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 23 October 2020

Last minute decision to visit, 3 x courses for £20, wow sublime food, good ambiance and excellent staff. Best cafe/eaterie in Great Ayton.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 23 October 2020

Amazing brunch as we travelled back home from the N York’s coast. Wonderful menu -great Gypsy Eggs and Bacon on French toast with maple syrup. Really good coffee. Vintage chic. Really accommodating re allergies. Dog friendly.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 17 October 2020 via mobile

Lovely lunch. Smoked salmon soufflé was delicious and the soup was, well, super. Gypsy eggs also recommended. Cakes looked excellent.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 15 October 2020

Attracted by the name and the welcoming red soft chairs in the window, we loved the atmosphere, friendly helpful staff and interesting food options. The coffee is wonderful and the cakes we bought to take home turned ut to be very special - jam &...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 5 October 2020 via mobile

A fantastic coffee and raspberry slice service great and staff very friendly would highly recommend this cafe

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 2 October 2020

I went to the cafe on Wednesday with some friends and colleagues. We wondered about wearing face masks but couldn't see a sign (or any hand sanitiser) so walked through to the back to meet one of our party who had already got a table...More

Date of visit: October 2020
velveteenrabbitlc, Owner at The Velveteen Rabbit Luncheon Club, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2020

Thank you for visiting us and leaving us a review. The hospitality industry is under a great deal of pressure at the moment, this however, is not the platform to discuss that, as it is not the platform to discuss the media coverage of the...More

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2 December 2019|
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Christine N
3 October 2018|
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I've been for breakfast many times and they are delicious. They are served from 8.30am.
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Velveteen Rabbit Luncheon Club

  • Yes, The Velveteen Rabbit Luncheon Club offers takeaway services.

  • Yes, The Velveteen Rabbit Luncheon Club offers delivery services.

  • The Velveteen Rabbit Luncheon Club is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4