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Main Street | Co. Cork, Ballydehob, Ireland
+353 28 25842
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good15%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (23 reviews)
“cakes” (10 reviews)
“fish” (7 reviews)
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10:00 - 17:00All hours
Irish, European, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Main Street | Co. Cork, Ballydehob, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Licked the plates clean on three courses when we ate dinner here on a quiet Thursday in September...delicious!! Interesting menu, and was quite blown away at the delicacy, inventiveness and flavour of the food -huge congrats and thanks to the chefs! We had been staying...More

Thank Lucy B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place for both lunch and dinner. Great choices for everyone. Excellent atmosphere and the waiters and waitresses are extremely friendly and efficient. Perfect for vegetarians and those looking for something different. They also make an excellent Masala Dosa. Thoroughly recommended and...More

Thank John P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had lunch here , the staff were polite and attentive, we ordered the quiche and the fish dish of the day, all fresh and very tasty, there's a good atmosphere here, we'll eat here again, next time it has to be cake, they looked...More

Thank Jill T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely gorgeous Sunday breakfast.. All locally sourced... Deliciously cooked and presented.. Please leave room for pancakes after.. Yum 😋

Thank Mary D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A warm, welcoming place with a great menu. Generous portions and beautifully cooked and presented. We had an excellent dinner her and would definitely return. Serves the best coffee for breakfast too. Friendly service, highly recommended.

Thank PookieWestSussex
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

WOW!! Food is just amazing, all 5 of us were more than happy with all 3 courses. One of the best restaurants I have had the pleasure of dining in. Staff are fantastic, atmosphere is so cosy, Budd's is pure perfection. Well done to all...More

Thank brefp
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Have had the pleasure of a budds breakfast twice recently and both times it was a treat. Great coffee too

Thank 771Brhanna
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Everyone should experience Budds for the food and Levis for the drink. Both compliment each other with excellent food, quaint surroundings and lovely staff.

Thank kayquinn
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Dropped in for a main course en route to the theatre and loved it so much we came back again two days later. We were not disappointed either time; tasted four main courses over our two visits and all four were superb, particularly the vegetable...More

Thank johnnie_walter
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Went several times to Budds during our holiday stay in Ballydehob: whether for a tea, coffee or for lunch, this is a lovely place to be. The service is friendly, the food fresh and very well prepared. We loved especially the cakes. A full recommendation...More

Thank Simplicius-11
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$29
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Free Off-Street Parking
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street | Co. Cork, Ballydehob, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Ballydehob
  • Phone Number: +353 28 25842
  • E-mail
In the heart of west cork on the wild Atlantic way Budds Ballydehob are here to offer you good food made with love. Our young team are here to welcome you into the restaurant to relax, observe your senses, smell, taste, look, listen. We want to take people on a culinary adventure, Our philosophy First and foremost we want to prepare good quality food and drinks made with love using the freshest local seasonal produce be it wild or produced, foraged or bought, raw or cooked, In addition to this we want to incorporate as many of the so called super foods as possible and to create menus that are tasty and healthy. We also want to cater for anyone and everyone no matter what your dietary requirements and our prices will reflect this also. Sustainability is also an integral part of our philosophy and we take great care to ensure that the meat, fish, veg, coffee, poultry & dairy are sourced from small independent farms or local fishermen. We care a great deal about this and believe that the people eating these should do to. We are extremely fortunate to live in this part of the world with so many great local producers of food, arts & crafts. We will work harmoniously together to offer you something which we hope you will find both unique yet comforting in body and soul. We serve breakfast on Weekends only, lunch everyday and dinner Wednesday to Sunday. We look forward to meeting you.
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