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Updated 10/04/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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$2 - $18
Irish, Cafe, European
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed September 30, 2020 via mobile

Without a doubt the best choice for lunch in Donegal and possibly beyond. We've tried most of the menu at this stage and have had our expectations exceeded every time.

Date of visit: September 2020
D6686TLmartina, Owner at Sonder, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2020

Thank you so much for your support, I’m delighted you enjoy our food so much ☺️

Reviewed July 11, 2020 via mobile

We have been coming to Sonder since it opened. These are difficult times for restaurants and, as always, Chef Martin Anderson and his great team get it right. The restaurant layout has been thoughtfully adapted for Covid safety and the staff are working safely -...but the welcome is as warm as ever, and the food every bit as delicious. We had the wonderful breakfast omelette today and took a Chicken Caesar salad box with us for lunch - great. For breakfast, lunch or just a quick coffee - Sonder continues to be the venue of choice in Letterkenny.More

Date of visit: July 2020
D6686TLmartina, Owner at Sonder, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2020

Thank you so much for your review and support over the years , we’re delighted you enjoyed your visit to sonder ☺️

Reviewed March 7, 2020

We have been coming here for quite a while and the food and the staff has always been excellent. Highly recommended

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed December 28, 2019

Sonder, an absolute Dining Experience to be savoured. If you're interested in eating nothing but top quality Food, then a visit to Sonder is a must. Chef Martin Anderson sources locally grown produce. All food is freshly prepared to order, and care is taken to...present a Plate that is aesthetically pleasing,and tastes Scrumptious. Oh, and of course the Coffee is Amazing. One of the Best Cappuccino's I've ever had. The Staff are excellent, efficient and friendly, catering to your every whim. Fresh food, excellent range of Fayre, all tastes catered for, whether it be gluten free, coeliac, vegan or vegetarian, there is something to suit everyone. All so reasonably priced. If in the Letterkenny area, and looking for somewhere that little bit Special to Dine, then look no further than Sonder. Trust me, you will be glad you chose this Gem.More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed September 19, 2019 via mobile

Tried Sonder on the recommendation from a friend for lunch. Staff are lovely and food is excellent. Had a cupcake for dessert and it arrived in style.

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed July 28, 2019

Called on a Saturday morning after having run the local 5k park run so appetite was ready.Im a big fan of eggs and the omelette was the best I’ve ever had.The ingredients were amazing and side salad along with it was just beautiful.The food presentation,quantity...and price was spot on.Will make this visit a regular from now on.There is a great all day menu to choose from so full credit to the owner and his staff.Could not recommend this place highly enough 👍😛🤗More

Date of visit: July 2019
martin a, Owner at Sonder, responded to this reviewResponded July 29, 2019

Thank you so much 😊 we’re delighted you enjoyed your visit with us 🙌

Reviewed July 21, 2019 via mobile

Myself and a friend go here for breakfast most Saturday mornings and I've tried something different everytime and have to say that everything is delicious and it's all food that I've never seen anywhere else. A must for all lovers of food.

Date of visit: July 2019
martin a, Owner at Sonder, responded to this reviewResponded July 29, 2019

Thank you 🙏 always great to see you 🙏

Reviewed July 2, 2019 via mobile

Lovely restaurant with excellent staff and an excellent chef. The food is absolutely beautiful and the restaurant is nice and clean and comfortable. Highly recommend going here if you love good food made from fresh local ingredients.

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed June 25, 2019 via mobile

This was a quick lunch date and even though it was busy we got served and fed within 40 minutes and as usual it hit the spot. I had the pizza special and my husband had the bacon special and it was delicious, as usual....This has definitely become our go to place when we can't decide where to go because we are never disappointed.More

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed May 11, 2019 via mobile

Aesthetically speaking Sonder probably won't win any prizes but don't let that put you off. It's in the middle of an industrial estate and inside has the feel of a canteen rather than a restaurant. The day I was here it was cold and wet...outside and all the windows inside, of which there are many, were steamed up. That said, I forgot all about looks and windows when my food came. A massive plate of chicken and salad. So big I didn't think I'd be able to finish it. I actually noticed a few people at other tables struggling to finish their plates too. I did eat it all, mainly because it was so tasty I refused to leave any. The prices are very reasonable too. If anything I'd say they could increase their profit margins by either reducing portion sizes or upping prices a little, and you'd still be getting a good deal.More

Date of visit: March 2019
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February 16, 2020|
Response from blondieoneIreland | Reviewed this property |
Yes, Sonder uses Vegan Hot Chocolate Powder. Non Dairy Milk used, is Coconut, Almond,Soya, and Oat. Hope this helped to answer your question.
October 10, 2017|
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Response from martin a | Property representative |
Hi , on a normal day or deli is well stocked with gluten free salads , wear every carful as regards cross contamination, gluten free sandwiches are prepared on separate boards , toasted on separate trays etc , all our meats... More
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