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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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37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had some great meals while on holiday. This was not one of them. One of had mussels. Out of 40 shells, maybe ten had mussels in them. Another had fish and chips and said they were tasteless. I had chicken wings. They tasted good, but we're really tiny. The waitress was cheery, but it couldn't make up for lousy... More 

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Thank Sarah M
Ballybofey, Ireland
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97 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great range of food on the menu. Very friendly and efficient staff. The new décor is beautiful. We both had the burger and it was superb with proper onion rings as a side. Would highly recommend.

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Thank Pamela2002
Portadown, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Ate in the Garden Restaurant during our stay in the hotel, the food is reasonably priced and delicious.

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Thank Buckwine
Naas, Ireland
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92 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Stayed here for two nights over the Easter. It is always pleasing to be told that you were upgraded free to an executive room. The room was beautiful and the food food was excellent right through from breakfast to dinner and the prices were excellent, much cheaper than Dublin prices

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Thank kevdoc
N .IRELAND
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

it both the restaurant and the bar food is very good and the prices are great and the staff are very friendly

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Thank travis9
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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209 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 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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23 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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
United Kingdom
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115 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
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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Restaurant Details

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    Atmosphere
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?