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US$2 - US$12
Irish, International, Cafe
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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All reviews scones wraps great coffee great little place behind the counter take away alleyway fab
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really good food but will never return because of how the staff are treated by the owner. He was laying into them for over half an hour for a mistake they made and it was so uncomfortable for everyone there. Many customers were noticing and...he just kept going, so awkward. The two girls had really good customer service as well. I'd advise them to leave the job asap it's never worth it to be treated that way.More

Date of visit: January 2022
Barry Box of Frogs, Owner at Box of Frogs, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Absolutely untrue! I have never Emotionally abused anyone and this anonymous accusation is extremely unfair in my opinion. We as a team we discuss the service at the end to determine how we can improve, this is constructive . You hear what you want and...More

Reviewed 8 November 2021

no taste of chocolate. asked for cream and marshmallows got no cream and 2 marshmallows. paid €3.80 for warm milk basically.

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed 27 October 2021

Nice coffee but they don’t adhere to covid regulations. Witnessed a customer come in who didn’t have a covid certificate and was simply asked if they were vaccinated by the member of staff behind the counter so didn’t provide any evidence of vaccination status and...was allowed to sit inside. No baby changing facilities either, I had to change my 8 week old baby on the floor in the bathroom. Thankfully I had a changing mat with me but the floor was dirty and covered in bits of toilet paper. What kind of establishment doesn’t provide a changing table? All in all, a very poor experience.More

Date of visit: October 2021
Barry Box of Frogs, General Manager at Box of Frogs, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2021

Hi “Killathron” We confirm people have a Covid cert at the counter and check the cery at the table which is compliant with Covid regulations ! Sorry to hear you where so appalled by the lack of baby changing facilities ! However , in my...More

Reviewed 2 September 2021 via mobile

really nice breakfast and different too. great coffee and had a cupcake to take away afterwards which was class. would definitely recommend

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 19 September 2020

We were definitely drawn to this cafe because of its great location in an alleyway, which was very clean and well kept. We also really liked the canopies overhead and the external wall paintings which gave it such a great vibe. Our visit was on...a Friday morning which is Market Day in Bantry, We ordered coffee and scones. It was fine but not brilliant. No cream with the scones, the butter was some strange brand, and the lam pots were rather poor in that they were very small and it did not look or taste like good quality jam. Personally we would rather pay a little bit more and get better quality butter/jam/cream. However, having said that we really liked the vibe of the place and would go again because of that. It was very reasonably priced. Service was good.More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 22 August 2020

Visited last week with family. Sat outside and realised immediately that this might be a mistake. the tables weren't cleaned of previous users rubbish, never mind any thought of Covid 19 but my 9 yr old wasn't for budging . Place absolutely bogging. Even saw...cutlery sitting on floor close to toilets which were zero zero standard. Ordered coffee which they didn't have, defaf only, went for hot chocolate which was mildly warm and watery. Clean your act up. No excuses for filthy establishment. You are trying to be shabby chic and trendy but fail miserably. Sorry for review but when it's good you'll get a good review. Staff were at least friendly but out of their depth. Past sell by date by far and no excuses of being under pressure over summer. Made a point not to forget to review this place, my first real negative in many years of positive reviews,More

Date of visit: August 2020
billybobby1738, General Manager at Box of Frogs, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2020

Thank you for your feedback , take care !

Reviewed 16 August 2020

Beautiful food with even nicer staff. Lovely to see people who enjoy and want to be in their jobs. Covid has been difficult on businesses and it's great to see it hasn't dampened this cafe's spirits!

Date of visit: August 2020
BoxofFrogsBantry, Owner at Box of Frogs, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2020

Thank you so much for your review, means alot to all of us at Box of frogs 🙂💞🙏.

Reviewed 14 August 2020

lovely little place, great food, highly recommend got lovely wraps and sandwiches very nice atmosphere and lovely sails and artwork around

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 29 July 2020 via mobile

Nice menu, reasonable prices, friendly staff. Eggs on the menu are all listed as scrambled or fried, but we asked for poached and that was not a problem for the Frogs' people at all. Recommended!

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 28 July 2020 via mobile

Terrible experience here. The coffee was great that's about it really. Bald arrogant man in his early 40's treating staff in a very ill mannered fashion. Desserts tasted like a fridge, obviously kept too long. Waitress acting like we were intruding until the bald man...showed up then her attitude quickly changed. Another coffee shop up by the library (can't remember the name) much more pleasant experience with tasty desserts.More

Date of visit: June 2020
BoxofFrogsBantry, Owner at Box of Frogs, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2020

Thank you for your feedback!

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Yes, Box of Frogs offers takeaway services.

Yes, Box of Frogs offers delivery services.

Box of Frogs is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5