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“Heavenly cream tea!!”
Review of Village Green

Village Green
Ranked #2 of 6 Restaurants in Eyam
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$7 - US$14
Cuisines: Delicatessen, British
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Super little cafe perfectly located in the heritage village of Eyam in the Peak District. We bake gorgeous cakes and cook tasty savouries 7 days a week for you to enjoy, using fantastic local produce. Our coffee is Fairtrade, organic and rainforest certified but above all is expertly made and tastes great, and we do our bit to maintain the superb environment we are in by recycling and encouraging less packaging for our take-aways.So pop in before or after your walk, or if you're really organised phone ahead & order a posh picnic, crammed with goodies to enjoy on your walk. We'll happily fill your flask with our gorgeous soup on colder days.Free wi-fi is available, there are treats for your four-legged friends, so join us at VG for a warm welcome and a spot of heritage on the Eyam trail. Finalist in the Derbyshire Food and Drink Awards Tea Room of the Year 2012, Cafe of the Year 2013. Awarded Peak District Environmental Quality Mark 2013 Free Wifi
Reviewed 22 May 2014

Sara who runs the Village Green agreed for me to bring thirty-three 10/11 year old children and 8 adults for a cream tea, while we were on a residential in Derbyshire. Originally the plan was for us to sit outside, but the weather put paid to this! Sara and her two helpers cleared the window ledges and provided extra seats, so that we could all stay inside. They also kept the café open, especially for us. We were treated to the most incredible cream tea, with scones, jam, clotted cream; milk and squash for the children and hot drinks for the adults. Nothing was too much trouble and I cannot thank them enough for all that they did for us and the kindness that they showed. It was such an incredible experience and I only wish that the Village Green wasn't nearly 3 hours away from us!!

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Thank Wendy K
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Sara P, Owner at Village Green, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2014

Thanks for your super comments - all I can say is that we had a super time meeting you all - Fabius staff and children who left a lasting impression - in a very positive way.
All our good wishes to Orchard Meadow & we hope to see you again.

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Reviewed 16 May 2014

I have visited the Village Green cafe twice and both times have enjoyed delicious food, wonderful coffee and excellent friendly service from all the staff

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Sara P, Owner at Village Green, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2014

So glad you enjoy your visits and for taking the time to leave a review. If you haven't already picked up a loyalty card make sure you do next visit - free coffee & entry into a quarterly (ish!) prize draw for other goodies.

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Reviewed 5 May 2014

This little tea room serves some of the nicest coffee I have ever tasted. We came here twice on our over night stay in Eyam and first had lunch and then breakfast here the following day! Nice, friendly staff and great value!

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Thank kirstinmazzy
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Sara P, Owner at Village Green, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2014

Love that you made it two visits in one day and that you took the time to tell us about your experience. It's very rewarding to get positive feedback & I love sharing customer feedback with all of the team because we do work hard to provide the best experience possible.

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Reviewed 29 April 2014

We popped in on Monday. We started at the pub but no obvious gluten free options so went to the Village Green instead and I am glad we did. It was busy. We sat outside with our dogs and it's a lovely spot. The staff were very friendly and helpful and I was delighted to see that gluten free bread was available. We both had sandwiches which came with crisps, coleslaw and a lovely side salad with grapes and pumpkin seeds. There were lots of lovely looking cakes including gluten free but we didn't partake on this occasion . I bought some bread to take home for the famly. Ice cream is available too. We will definitely return on another day when the museum is open.

Thank HelenRockabillyGirl
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Sara P, Owner at Village Green, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2014

So pleased you enjoyed your visit & highlighted our gluten-free choices. We do our best (and keep our eye out for new recipes!) to accommodate people with allergies and to be inclusive so that you can all have a reasonable choice & enjoy eating out.

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Reviewed 23 April 2014

nice stop off for tea and a scoop of rum and raisin ice cream (my partner had cherry bakewell and chocolate flavours), well worth a visit.

Thank carina62_11
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Sara P, Owner at Village Green, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2014

Thanks for taking the time to write & I couldn't agree more about Bradwells icecream. It's made a few miles away and they've just introduced a superb salted caramel flavour - delicious!
With 8 flavours to choose from it can be a little tricky deciding...!

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