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Builin Blasta

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An Ceardlann | Main Street, Spiddal, Ireland
+353 91 558 559
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Antrim, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The coffee was good and I enjoyed my scone and jam but my other half had the cinnamon bun which was a little dry. We were there at lunchtime so we had to wait for a table but the service once we were seated was good.

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Thank EMcB61
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5 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love this café! The staff are friendly and helpful, the food is always delicious. And they're allergy aware which is great for those with Gluten/Wheat and Dairy intolerances. It does get very busy, so there can be a short wait time, but worth it if you have the time and if not they do an equally good take away.

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Thank Orla T
Los Angeles, California
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273 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just happened to find this delightful cafe and bakery walking through town. It was hard to choose what to eat first. The service was pleasant and the baked goods were to die for. The coffee was great, too.

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Thank Konstandena
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here recently, it was just after 4pm so not peak time. There were people queuing to pay at the til and 2 people waiting in line in front of us for a table, the 2 queues seem to collide as they are so close to each other. 3 tables were free. Staff passed us by several times whilst... More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed March 12, 2017 via mobile

Greyabbey place, gorgeous food and really nice staff. Try the Tunisian orange cake! Portions not huge,just perfectly proportions!

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Thank Daithi O
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4 reviews
Reviewed February 25, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful food. Very rich in country living. All local produce and very tasty. Not your basic boring cafe food. Tea leaves make the tea so much nicer, a nice touch in my option. Highly recommend the smokey bacon melt. DELICIOUS!!

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Thank Ciara F
dublin
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63 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed February 25, 2017

Stopped here to visit the craft centre and delighted to find that the restaurant was open in February. Sun pouring in the windows added to the ambiance. We ordered the greek salad of the day but they didn't have any left. We opted to share a waldorf instead which was fresh and tasty. We had a tasty bowl of Chorizo... More 

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Thank alivealiveo
Ireland
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4 reviews
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Reviewed February 5, 2017 via mobile

We are regular customers at Builin Blasta. Chef Heather is using all local organic products which means everything is fresh. The pastries are our weakness.

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Thank BrassCannon
cork ireland
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71 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed November 26, 2016

Not sure what if anything makes this cafe better than average! Had to wait for a table so that tells me it is doing something right. Food was good but nothing special we felt, and service a bit hit and miss.

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Thank holidayseekers
Brisbane, Australia
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62 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed November 12, 2016 via mobile

Lovely little cafe set in amongst a collection of boutique artisan shops. Well worth a browse and then a coffee/tea or meal at the cafe. Food was fresh and lots of options. Fresh cinnamon buns were delicious

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Thank RobynLJ

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Irish, European, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: An Ceardlann | Main Street, Spiddal, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Spiddal
  • Phone Number: +353 91 558 559

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?