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Vaughns Country Cafe

Tockholes Road, Darwen BB3 0PA, England
+44 1254 708568
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible6%
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“cakes” (7 reviews)
“rag pudding” (2 reviews)
“beans” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, British
Tockholes Road, Darwen BB3 0PA, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a basic cafe-like place run by brilliant people that are always very friendly and down-to-earth. These are great people serving superb English grub. What more could you want? Love it here. Go as many times as we can.

Thank Steve G
VaughnL26, Owner at Vaughns Country Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks Steve for your great review and you are most welcome anytime ... Vaughn

Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Plenty of parking, outside seating, inside brill too...handy for ramblers, dog walkers, cyclists, families etc... We got there just before noon, stayed till 1:30pm... Coffee for 4...only had decaf as instant coffee...but all beverages were free refills, I was told. Our scoff included bacon butties...More

Thank SirBillTaylor
Vaughn L, Owner at Vaughns Country Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2018

Thanks for your review , the toilets are on the side of the building facing the car park, hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

Went up to Vaughn's country cafe today I had a tea and a cheese toasted excellent food All the staff where pleasant and helpful will defo be going again

Thank Andrew P
Vaughn L, Owner at Vaughns Country Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2018

Many thanks it was our pleasure , hopefully see you soon. Vaughn

Reviewed 19 July 2018

Difficult to get round inside. Would be a problem for parents and children. It was a problem for me as a white cane user.More

Thank Ted B
Vaughn L, Owner at Vaughns Country Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2018

Sorry to hear about your problem Ted , we cater for a large amount of different people And I believe that the cafe is disability friendly, however if a problem does arise during your visit please don't hesitate to alert a member of staff and...More

Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

We called in a couple of weeks ago on a Saturday morning for breakfast, it was so delicious we called again today (Sunday) a very snowy morning! Breakfast was really good again, plenty of bacon on the bacon & egg roll, other half had the...More

Thank meandhimLancs
Vaughn L, Owner at Vaughns Country Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2018

Many thanks for your review , we aim to please ! Vaughn

Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Lovely place to eat after a walk in Roddlesworth woods. Would recommend the bacon barms & full breakfast is a bargain. Pie, chips & peas very filling. Staff always friendly and service quick & very efficient.

Thank MrsDalesDiary
Vaughn L, Owner at Vaughns Country Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2018

Thank you very much for your very kind review you're always welcome . Vaughn

Reviewed 13 December 2017

5 of us had our lunch here during our walk in the area. Its a superb cafe offering good choice and excellent quality. The lady serving behind the counter was extremely friendly and helpful. We all had a mixture of bacon, sausage and egg rolls...More

Thank summertimespecial
Vaughn L, Owner at Vaughns Country Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2017

Thanks very much for your kind review, we always try our best, hope to see you again soon. Vaughn

Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Excellent place to stop for a brew during a walk. Delicious cakes and friendly staff. A one way window to view the birds on the bird feeders whist enjoying your cuppa.

Thank Caroline B
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Had lunch here on a cold wet day. Sat at the bird window. Love watching the feathered visitors. Place has a "lived in" atmosphere. Soup and the sausage barm were very tasty. A nice retreat on a cold au.

Thank Helen F
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Nice place to visit half way through the walk. Food was good, big mug of hot chocolate, good value, service was quick, enjoyed watching the birds at the feeding station through the one way glass. Closest I've ever been to a great spotted woodpecker, toilets...More

Thank Barbara M
Vaughn L, Owner at Vaughns Country Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Thanks very much for your kind review , as you say the bird window is brilliant and after 14 years at the cafe I still love watching them. Hope to see you again . Vaughn

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Tracy B
20 August 2018|
Response from VaughnL26 | Property representative |
Hi there, normal time for last orders is at 1.45 , however if we are very busy we need to stop earlier, don't recall stopping at 1.00 though, thought it was a half hour wait for food due to the amount of orders that where... More
Tracy B
16 August 2018|
Response from SirBillTaylor | Reviewed this property |
Sorry...the proprietors will have to answer! What time was it?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tockholes Road, Darwen BB3 0PA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Darwen
  • Phone Number: +44 1254 708568
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