With the current health concerns, Ray's Place is operating with extra caution and enforcing that the following throughout the property:

  • Gatherings of ten people or less per group activity.
  • Practice of social distancing between families, staff.
  • Cleaning staff cannot access the rooms until 24 hours after your departure.

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Hours of Operation

Closed for the Winter


Meet Val & Layla

Val and Layla

The family goes back several generations in Canada, descendants of slaves who came up through the Underground Railroad and settled near London, ON They specialize in cooking Soul Food.

Soul Food is a term used for Southern, Caribbean, and Canadian, blends of dishes.

Val has been cooking Soul Food for over 30 years and has run previous restaurants in the Kawartha Lakes area.

Baked Goods

Served throughout the day

  • Pies
  • Cupcakes
  • Cookies
  • Donuts


Served from 8am to 11am

  • Coffee
  • Breakfast Sandwich

    • Western with Bacon
    • Kaiser Bun
    • Lettuce
    • Tomato
    • Mayo

Daily Specials

Availability Differs Daily

  • Country Harvest
  • Chili & Cornbread
  • Southern Style Ribs
  • Mac n Cheese
  • Sweet Corn on the Cob
  • Fried Chicken
  • Roast Chicken with Havarti Cheese Sandwiches

For daily updated specials, please see the Official Val's Soul Food Site

Main Dishes

Served from 11am to 9pm

  • Curry Chicken
  • Chicken Wings

    • Mild
    • Medium
    • Hot
    • Jerk
  • Smothered Pork-chops
  • Roast Beef


Served from 11am to 9pm

  • Hamburger
  • Cheeseburger
  • Banquet Burger
  • Beef on a Bun
  • Grilled Cheese

Fixins available per entry

  • Lettuce
  • Tomato
  • Onion

Side Dishes and Appetizers

Served from 11am to 9pm

  • Samosas

    • Vegetables
    • Beef
    • Chicken
  • French Fries
  • Rice 'n Peas
  • Mashed Potatoes
  • Coleslaw
  • Beef Gravy