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Garden Restaurant at Jacksons Hotel

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Jacksons Hotel and Leisure Center, Ballybofey, Ireland
+353 74 913 1021
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Everything was excellent from start to finish staff was so helpful. We had 3 course dinner. So tasty. Definitely recommend here

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Thank Harriet K
Newcastle, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Went to Jacksons on a Saturday evening. Had a look at the two menus (restaurant and bar menus) and decided to eat in the bar. For my main I had a steak sandwich, it came with chips and the sandwich had a type of mayo on it. I found the bread and steak to be quite tough, hard to cut... More 

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Thank Deank06
Moville, Ireland
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

We stayed in Ballybofey recently and visited Jackson's for dinner in The Garden Restaurant. Our meal was delicious! Staff were friendly and efficient. we will be back!

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Thank SJ M
London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Bright well laid out restaurant with window alcoves and more private areas by the pillars. Pleasant view on to the garden. An enjoyable experience.

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Thank Stewart A
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113 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

From the broken floor tile that had been "fixed" with a piece of self adhesive felt, the water stained and peeling ceilings to the damaged lifts and the weird (mad grandma) decorations, this place is a mess. The hallways, with their brown sapele doors and worn accoutrements, remind me of a scene from the Shining. The room was a mishmash... More 

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Thank eel p
Ballybofey, Ireland
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83 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Beautiful food and great value for money at Jacksons bar with their 'wine and dine' menu. 3 courses for two people with a bottle of wine for €45. Good choice of starters and desserts; mostly fish for the main courses but the hake was beautiful. The only negative comment was that the staff did not know anything about the offer... More 

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Thank Pamela2002
County Armagh, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Just back from stay in Jacksons and was on the three night stay with b & b and one two course evening meal. Had Been to Jacksons last year and the food was fab but alas this year is dreadful. Let me start. My daughter and I went to dinner. Very poor choices ,there was roast beef,chicken,roasted aubergine or hake.... More 

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Thank lburns2015
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

We were looking for a place to organize a birthday party for my daughter Firstly I've left my phone number on reception for someone who can contact me to talk about that as nobody from marketing dep was there after 4pm After a week of waiting for a call from a person we went there again This time some lady... More 

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Thank Arthur D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Beautiful ornate hotel and friendly staff. Coping well with large numbers for a feis. Very reasonable and accommodating to families. Great to find a hotel genuinely customer focussed

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Thank miconno
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

Beautiful meal served in pleasant surroundings. Large portions. Fast service. Friendly and helpful staff.

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Thank Mary W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, Irish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jacksons Hotel and Leisure Center, Ballybofey, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  County Donegal  >  Ballybofey
  • Phone Number: +353 74 913 1021

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?