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Builin Blasta

Café, Contemporary
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An Ceardlann | Main Street, Spiddal, Ireland
091 558559
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  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Cheap and healthy

It's good value for money here alright but you must enjoy a specific type of food to eat here for lunch. There's no toasted sandwiches or the likes! I got the salmon salad and the salmon was very chewy and stringy and the only other thing in the salad was fossil lettuce - the dressing then was so... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 11, 2015
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Limerick, Ireland
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  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
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Limerick, Ireland
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

It's good value for money here alright but you must enjoy a specific type of food to eat here for lunch. There's no toasted sandwiches or the likes! I got the salmon salad and the salmon was very chewy and stringy and the only other thing in the salad was fossil lettuce - the dressing then was so strong it... More 

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Galway, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Fantastic Food. A gem of a place. I meet up with friends there often, year round. Very busy in summer.

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Cork, Ireland
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

My family and I had brunch here a few weeks ago and it was excellent. We got in just before the lunchtime rush and the staff couldn't have been nicer. I was a little disappointed that there was no gluten free bread on offer but the waitress offered me every substitute possible which I love!

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Dublin, Ireland
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Stopped of here on our journey to the west - and what a place. We were surprised to find the food and coffee of excellent quality and were disappointed that we had already had lunch in another eatery so only had an excuse to have coffee and a cake. Do try Builin Blasta if you are in the area.

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Galway, Galway, Ireland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Dearbhla is fantastic, a real asset to the cafe, always so chatty and friendly. Not to mention she's the best at making hot chocolate!!! Delish!

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New Glasgow, NS
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We stopped at the Builin Blasta on our way through Spiddal, for coffee and a snack. We sat outside to enjoy the view of the water, and enjoyed what was one of the best homemade desserts ever. Bustling little restaurant, but well worth a visit should you ever be in the neighbourhood.

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Highland, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

I had the absolute best scone ever at this restaurant. It was served with butter, jam and cream. And I had a delicious mocha to go with it.

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Llanrwst, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

I have visited this restaurant several times, on my own and with famly, and have always been delighted. The home made sausage rolls are amazing, as also is the wide selection of great cakes, served with cream and fruit. The coffee (including decaffeinated) is very tasty, and the staff are lovely: friendly and efficient. The location, the building, and the... More 

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Bray, Ireland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

I am just having a great coffee and a great lemon tart there. The staff is amazing, the place is extra clean, they offer amazing variety of healthy options and sweets also:) Everything in a frendly atmosphere and with no hassle. I can highly recommend this place.WIFI is working great !

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Galway
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58 reviews 58 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Visited,this week this cafe is very popular with,locals always,a,great,sign of a business! Would advise that at lunchtime you may need to queue for a table. Lovely healthy food mixture of pizzas, salads, wraps and delicious coffee! Noticed that a lot of regulars called for coffee takeouts served in very trendy patterned cups! If you're too full gor desserts they have... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: An Ceardlann | Main Street, Spiddal, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Spiddal
  • Phone Number: 091 558559

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Café, Contemporary

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?