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48 North Street | Skibbereen, Skibbereen, Ireland
+353 86 661 6662
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“brunch” (3 reviews)
“cakes” (4 reviews)
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Irish, Cafe, European, British, Contemporary
$$ - $$$
48 North Street | Skibbereen, Skibbereen, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although welcoming, we were first concerned by the terrapins in the small tank. However we sat down and were served by a lovely waitress. Our food arrived fairly quickly but we were surprised by the absence of any fruit. Berries and banana were desirable considering...More

Thank esmedunne
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Fantastic value! Full Irish with all the trimmings for only 6 Euro. Food very good quality. Staff very friendly & accommodating. Simplistic decoration on the interior. Everything you would expect & want from a cafe.

Thank Car N
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Despite an expensive Gaggia machine and what one is lead to believe are Lavazza beans my latte was terrible. Bottom line is that the staff need to go to a barista course. They were out of some menu options because they were busy the day...More

Thank Gerard F
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Friendly staff, good service, inexpensive meals, comfortable seating and plenty of space for a baby stroller.

Thank Angela C
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Coffee cup dirty and a hair in my son's cake. Completely unaccaeptable - closing offence. Won't be back.

Thank Rachel F
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Good, homemade cakes and scones and a hearty pot of tea. English crumpets when supplies allow. Friendly and welcoming staff/owners. And fine Halloween decorations.

Thank Duffyx4
Reviewed 16 October 2016

We had been staying in drimoleague and looking for a place on route back home for a late brunch. The menu outside looked good so in we went! Hubby ordered the breakfast bap, the kids both wanted crepes with chocolate spread (no suprise there!) but...More

Thank Dollydylo
Reviewed 12 October 2016

This is a nice spot to stop in for tea and cake. Lunch looked great as well. Very welcoming staff with a genuine interest in their customers.

Thank Connie C
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Went here for breakfast. Found it hard to find any place open on a Sunday and this was a delight. The food was lovely and I would definitely go back if I was in the area again!

Thank Fiona H
Reviewed 21 August 2016

My Family and I had breakfast in Benedicts recently and we all enjoyed it. The restaurant was fairly busy. The staff were nice and friendly.There were huge portions. It was really tasty and fresh. It was good value. We will be back.

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  • Food
  • Value
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Irish, Cafe, European, British, Contemporary
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 North Street | Skibbereen, Skibbereen, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Skibbereen
  • Phone Number: +353 86 661 6662
  • E-mail
Friendly family cafe. Homemade cakes, freshly ground coffee from only €1.00 Euro. Full Irish breakfast served all day. Selection of different breakfasts, including French toast, poached and scrambled eggs and crepes. Freshly made to order thick cut sandwiches, toasties, paninis, baguettes. Homemade soups, and special of the day. Evening meals prepared for holiday makers. Outside catering and special occasion cakes available.
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