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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here for a break when driving south from northern Donegal and had some very good tea, coffee and cakes, with friendly and efficient service, in a nice, smart dining room. Balleybofey is a nice, interesting place to take a pit stop, with a...couple of other nice-looking cafés as well.More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I often passed Benny & Co on my way to Letterkenny going through Ballybofey so this morning decided to stop for breakfast with my daughter. This place was just first class what a find, I has scrabbled egg with bacon which was just the best,...so well presented, the bacon was just fabulous so tasty, the eggs were just perfect. My daughter had the small breakfast which again was faultless , she was then wishing she had ordered the larger breakfast. Benny & Co keep up the great work, your staff were all so lovely, excellent service in everyway a credit to your establishments. I cannot believe I have left it so long to stop, I cannot wait to return I'm just thinking of an excuse to go to Ballybofey soon. To anyone reading this review please visit Benny & Co, I would really love to keep it a secret from everyone, but they truly deserve the custom you won't be disappointed, great food, excellent produce, exceptional customer service. Ps: Forgot to mention the coffee and hot chocolate was great as well....Thank you xMore

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 15 June 2022 via mobile

Atmosphere, setting, staff & food just perfection. Benny & Co never disappoint. Fabulous place to eat. Highly recommend. Fab homemade treats & breads.

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 10 February 2022

Had the most delicious meal and Benny & Co today. The fish cakes are a step above the average. Great value, amazing staff!!!

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed 14 January 2022

great food and customer service. soup was beautiful. such a lovely little spot for lunch & coffee date.

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 30 November 2021 via mobile

Three of us had bacon steak, chicken sandwich and prawn tacos for lunch, followed by best caramel squares I’ve ever had. Food and service were first class

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 20 October 2021

dropped in for a quick coffee and cake after a walk in Dromboe woods. Coffee good, cake nice if pricey but no attempt made to check covid cert.

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 18 September 2021

We stopped off today, myself and my wife and 4 kids, they seated us in a lovey snug area where the kids could sit inside us (and not run wild 🤪) and we had 3 adult dinner/lunches and 3 dishes from the kids menu, to...say the food was delicious is an understatement, and the staff were a joy to be around and made sure at all times that we had everything we needed and even brought out an extra side of fries for the kids, all plates were polished when we had finished which speaks for itself, Will definitely be in again the next time we are passing.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 26 August 2021

We popped in for an early lunch yesterday and we were so impressed with everything! From the minute we walked in the door the staff were so friendly and efficient, and they were especially kind to my 5 year old son. My sister had the...beetroot salad with sourdough bread, my son had garlic bread and chips, and I had the vegan option which was SO GOOD. It was a pea ravioli with chargrilled tenderstem broccoli and toasted cashews. The broccoli was cooked to perfection - I could have eaten a whole bowl of it by itself! It's not often you get such a thoughtfully put together vegan option around here - usually it's just chips and plain salad or a stirfry if you're lucky! So I was absolutely delighted with that. When the staff got wind that it was my sister's birthday, they put a candle in her dessert and made a wee fuss of her, which was a lovely touch! We had such a great experience all round. The only thing I could nitpick at is that the soup wasn't vegan friendly, probably due to either chicken stock or cream (or both). That's very common but a simple swap to vegetable stock or coconut/oat cream would provide another option on the menu for vegans and lactose-intolerant people... there are lots of us out here! I have to say though, I was SO impressed that our server was thoughtful enough to check without me asking... I ordered it assuming it was vegan friendly, and she checked with the chef on her own initiative and let me know that it wasn't. Such fantastic service! We'll be back! If you're visiting Ballbofey, don't miss a visit to this place! :-)More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 28 July 2021

Absolutely delicious lunch of Fresh Crab Salad with wonderful Sourdough Bread. Service was friendly and efficient. The quality of the food and the presentation is excellent. Don’t miss this treat in Ballybofey!

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 10 September 2020 via mobile

Called here on passing through on Tuesday and again yesterday. The staff were very helpful and there was a lovely atmosphere. I had the chicken on sourdough bread, which was lovely and the bakewell tart was the best I have ever tasted. I will definitely...return here in the very near future.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 1 September 2020 via mobile

Just had lunch here and the experience was so good I had to share. Staff were efficient and described the dish I had perfectly.I had the cod, while my friend had goats cheese salad. Fresh ingredients perfectly put together. Both were delicious. Even the coffee...is fab. Highly recommend.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 16 August 2020 via mobile

We visited this beautiful cafe style restaurant last week. We were staying in a nearby hotel and happened to drop in for lunch. My husband had a crab dish on sourdough bread, he said it was best he ever had, and he would be quite...fussy . I had the free range chicken and a selection of homemade salads , it was delish. The kids had pasta and chicken strips and fries, they both loved their dishes. After discovering Benny and Co we came back over the next 3 days of our holidays and it didn’t disappoint. We had breakfast on two mornings which was equally gorgeous. Their granola and natural yogurt was super tasty and the wheaten bread and scrambled eggs were yum. Every dish we had was absolutely gorgeous. They also offer takeaway, where we got some beautiful homemade bakes and all were fabulous, including their banana and walnut bread, simply delicious.! I could not speak highly enough about this gem of a restaurant. The quality of the food here are up there with the best . The staff are so warm and friendly. Well done to the team here , wishing them continued success and keep doing what you are doing best . 👌More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 13 August 2020 via mobile

Firstly the toilet facilities were impeccably clean that was a good omen . I just dropped in for a coffee it was great . Staff are efficient and pleasant , it’s as good an independent coffee shop as I’ve ever been in. Nice gourmet food...section for takeaway tooMore

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 8 August 2020

We were passing through Ballybofey last Saturday and stopped for food in this amazing reataurant with the kindest friendliest staff.We were looking for a table for 5 but they were fully booked so we asked if we could do take away which was not a...problem.We ordered their chicken on sourdough bread and i would have to say it was the nicest sandwich i have ever had,coffee was great as were the scones.Definetly worth a stop off for.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Benny and Co is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5