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Benedicts of Whalley

$$ - $$$, British,
1 George Street, Whalley, Clitheroe BB7 9TH, England
+44 1254 824468
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (20 reviews)
“cakes” (73 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (18 reviews)
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CUISINES
Wine Bar, British, Contemporary, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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1 George Street, Whalley, Clitheroe BB7 9TH, England
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11 - 20 of 558 reviews

Reviewed October 22, 2017 via mobile

Visited on Saturday morning and was seated straight away. Served promptly and with a smile! We both had a full breakfast which was absolutely delicious! The poached eggs were perfect! Great food and great service, what more could you ask for? There is also a...More

Thank Samantha S
HCookson, Owner at Benedicts of Whalley, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2017

many thanks for your lovely review - and your visit on a very wet Saturday! Delighted you enjoyed the trip and we look fowrard to welcoming you again. The deli and xmas shop groan with lovliness! Do put us on your xmas shopping list! Hilary

Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely brunch here with a friend, would highly recommend. Also the deli attached is fab. Love that you can buy items as well from the cafe!More

Thank Jade2304
HCookson, Owner at Benedicts of Whalley, responded to this reviewResponded October 19, 2017

Brunch with a friend... I can't think of a nicer way to spend a morning. Delighted that you chose Benedicts and that we ticked all your boxes on the day. Thankyou too for the shout out about our fab deli next door where you can...More

Reviewed October 12, 2017 via mobile

Stopped off in Whalley on holiday and came here for lunch. Food was absolutely spot on and delicious - quality ingredients and good thought gone into the menu. Flat white was spot on and all the staff really friendly. The town is lucky to have...More

Thank In-The-Shires
HCookson, Owner at Benedicts of Whalley, responded to this reviewResponded October 19, 2017

Thankyou for such a lovely review on your recent trip to Whalley. Im delighted you found us in the heart of the wonderful ribble valley. As a girl who has been born and brought up in Whalley as well as worked here all my career...More

Reviewed October 11, 2017

Benedicts has a lovely clubable atmosphere. The staff are great and very friendly. It gets very busy particularly at weekends. The eggs benedict are great. At wine o clock I like a cool glass of white with olives humus and warm pitta bread.More

Thank Joanna L
HCookson, Owner at Benedicts of Whalley, responded to this reviewResponded October 19, 2017

I love the idea of the clubby atmosphere - thats absolutely what I hoped for when we started benedicts as a local cafe bar seven years ago. We are a friendly bunch! We believe in great customer service and wonderful dishes, often with a twist......More

Reviewed October 11, 2017

We visited on a wet and cold morning and we were made welcome and did not have to wait too long. We found it to be quite a bit more expensive than last time we visited and this was notable in the pop up shop...More

Thank Sue H
HCookson, Owner at Benedicts of Whalley, responded to this reviewResponded October 19, 2017

I am delighted we didn't keep you waiting and that you had a warm welcome on a wet day. I am concerned by your comment re our pricing - as we havent actually put any of our prices up for over 12 months. What we...More

Reviewed October 2, 2017

Walking in for breakfast on Sunday morning was always something I looked forward to at Benedicts. There are a couple of points that some will find picky but may help others I hope. Last weekend we arrived around 11 for a late breakfast. It was...More

1  Thank Peter H
HCookson, Owner at Benedicts of Whalley, responded to this reviewResponded October 19, 2017

I was so very sorry to read your damning review of your Sunday morning visit. I won't take up time explaining everything that had happened on that Sunday - because it should never have shown through on any of the dishes - but the kitchen...More

Reviewed September 28, 2017

I reviewed Benedict's a few months back as it wasn't a pleasant experience. I complained my poached eggs were rubbery and hard and not how they should be. Because of this and other failings I didn't leave a good review. I received a lengthy reply...More

1  Thank David A
Reviewed September 24, 2017

I came for my Sunday breakfast here, having not been for over 18 months. I used to go twice per month. I ordered the same as I have the last 30 odd times - the "breakfast plate" which has everything on one could ask for...More

Thank Gary A
HCookson, Owner at Benedicts of Whalley, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2017

Many thanks for your visit on Sunday and your review. Yes - we do breakfast all day on a Sunday as we discovered those who want a lie in and a slow start to their day may want a full English at 2pm! We do...More

Reviewed September 23, 2017

This place was recommended to be by a couple of different sources and I was looking forward to something a bit special. It wasn't. I called in with my 86 year old mother for lunch and the café was very busy. The menu was a...More

Thank Jue2013
HCookson, Owner at Benedicts of Whalley, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2017

Thankyou for your visit and for your review. I am so sorry you found our menu a little trendy - we have tried to keep the staples on board as well as adding in some dishes, such as the moroccan lamb your mother tried. Regarding...More

Reviewed September 14, 2017

Visited here yesterday for a business meeting and had a Americano with a couple of extra shots, well who ever made it put sugar in it or they use a coffee which has a sugary taste, well it took hours for the old taste buds...More

Thank APK1920
HCookson, Owner at Benedicts of Whalley, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2017

Many thanks for your review. I note you had an Americano - which is two shots of espresso coffee - with a couple of extra shots. This makes x 4 shots of coffee topped up with boiling water. I'm not surprised your taste buds took...More

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Response from Wonnie B | Reviewed this property |
You must have mistaken me for someone else. I love Benedict's. My review was extremely positive.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 George Street, Whalley, Clitheroe BB7 9TH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Clitheroe  >  Whalley
  • Phone Number: +44 1254 824468
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Description
Cafe/Deli Bar part of Maureen Cookson, (Ladies Clothes Shop)on George Street in Whalley. Private car park. Serving breakfasts, lunch, afternoon teas and early family meals. menu complemented by daily specials board. Brigade led by Head Chef Ben and his team of six. Full delicatessen with homemade takeaway options. Freshly baked bread, local sausages, olives through to truffles.. and a fantastic selection for gluten free. Open from 9am Monday to Saturday until 6.00pm with last food orders at 5.30. Sunday 9 til 4pm for Benedicts breakfast menu. Listed in The Times in their top ten places to eat brunch, GQ magazine and Olive mag. Whalley is a stunning village filled with wonderful independent shops.
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