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Benedicts of Whalley

) #3 of 13 Restaurants in Whalley €€ - €€€ , British,
1 George Street, Whalley, Clitheroe BB7 9TH, England
+44 1254 824468
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (18 reviews)
“cakes” (92 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (17 reviews)
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09:00 - 18:00All hours
Wine Bar, British, Contemporary, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
1 George Street, Whalley, Clitheroe BB7 9TH, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visiting from London we had to drive pretty far from where we were staying to find somewhere serving food but we were not disappointed with this place. It's really nice, very trendy and the food is really good without being over priced. If it was...More

1  Thank Tom W
Reviewed 4 days ago

I have resisted doing this for years - and I do mean years. We love Benedicts and we go there most weekends. We love the food and we really believe that for the most part the staff are doing their best and they are lovely...More

3  Thank Andrew H
Reviewed 1 week ago

As this was our first ever visit to Whalley, Benedicts came as a complete surprise - and what a fabulous place it is. The delicatessen has a wide range of good quality and interesting food, and the menu in the restaurant mirrors those qualities. Clearly...More

Thank johnhouston2
HCookson, Owner at Benedicts of Whalley, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

How glad I am that you found Whalley - and found us tucked up the side street! Benedicts and the deli are all part of our mothership Maureen Cooksons, one of the largest indie womenswear stores in the country. We truly are the one stop...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came in today and tried the chorizo, cod and halloumi special which was absolutely fantastic! Full of flavour and really well presented, has a really unique modern twist on traditional dishes. Would expect that from a high class restaurant in the city centre, tremendous. Will...More

Thank amandago2016
HCookson, Owner at Benedicts of Whalley, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I cant wait to report your review into the kitchen. The dish has been designed, refined and presented to the chefs by one of our talented younger chefs. He is thrilled that yesterday it made it onto the specials board... not only did they all...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have to say Sally was a lovely girl with a beautiful smile, would make any day lovely. Food ok. Service very good. I would employ Sally any day of the week.More

Thank tony b
HCookson, Owner at Benedicts of Whalley, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thankyou for your review of Sally! We have a team chat each day - and I posted your review to all the team and it cheered everyone up to know we are appreciated in all our endeavours! I note you would employ Sally any day...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent selection of breakfast alternatives and if you can't see what you like they will do combinations. The cakes are delicious and a great selection of teas to choose from. Compact but expanded with a shop attached. Setting in a lovely village.More

Thank Peter H
HCookson, Owner at Benedicts of Whalley, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thankyou for your kind review of the options available in Benedicts and Maureen Cooksons, our mothership. Whalley is a lovely village - and having been born, brought up and worked here for 38 years - it was my passionate belief that we needed a village...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked in at 3pm on Sunday afternoon, plenty of tables free so we picked one but this still hadn't been wiped from the last customers, so we picked another which was also dirty but decided to sit anyway. I wouldn't mind if they'd had...More

1  Thank MarkLancashire
HCookson, Owner at Benedicts of Whalley, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

It is with huge sadness I read you review, and it hurt particularly as you had been kind enough to give us a very positive review in the recent past. I agree with you. What had happened to benedicts when you were in was totally...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Busy but rightfully so! We went for a late breakfast & the choices/variety took us a little longer, but so worth it. Hubby & son had Benedicts breakfast plate with excellent quality bacon, sausage, mushroom, eggs & artisan bread. I had the smashed avocado on...More

1  Thank heather w
HCookson, Owner at Benedicts of Whalley, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thankyou for your kind review of our breakfast. I totally agree with you regarding the drink for your son - and I have instructed the staff to work within that lovely grey area of customer service. Yes - we should indeed have offered him a...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i was walking around the village in the afternoon while the other half was in the hairdressers, looking for somewhere to have a coffee. i stumbled upon this cafe, i ordered a latte and saw some cakes on the counter and thought i would ask...More

1  Thank Clive G
HCookson, Owner at Benedicts of Whalley, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

thankyou for your kind review. I'm delighted you found temptation! We do offer a fully printed gluten free menu to give you great choices. I do hope you come again whilst waiting patiently for your other half! Hilary

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to be edicts Monday afternoon for a takeout sandwich two ham salads on brown buns buns so dry we could not eat them no butter on the buns well not much one slice of ham no salad at all 8.40 for the two not...More

Thank Helena L
HCookson, Owner at Benedicts of Whalley, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thankyou for taking the time to post your comments regarding your takeaway sandwich. Totally unacceptable. Please contact me direct on office@maureencookson.co.uk for us to make you a full refund. You can't imagine how demoralising it is for me as a business owner to read your...More

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Gary A
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Response from Wonnie B | Reviewed this property |
You must have mistaken me for someone else. I love Benedict's. My review was extremely positive.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 George Street, Whalley, Clitheroe BB7 9TH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Clitheroe  >  Whalley
  • Phone Number: +44 1254 824468
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Cafe/Deli Bar part of Maureen Cookson, (Ladies Clothes Shop)on George Street in Whalley. Private car park. Serving breakfasts, lunch, afternoon teas and early family meals. menu complemented by daily specials board. Brigade led by Head Chef Ben and his team of six. Full delicatessen with homemade takeaway options. Freshly baked bread, local sausages, olives through to truffles.. and a fantastic selection for gluten free.
Open from 9am Monday to Saturday until 6.00pm with last food orders at 5.30. Sunday 9 til 4pm for Benedicts breakfast menu. Listed in The Times in their top ten places to eat brunch, GQ magazine and Olive mag.
Whalley is a stunning village filled with wonderful independent shops.
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