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Main Street | Co. Cork, Ballydehob P81 HP92, Ireland
+353 28 25842
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good13%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (5 reviews)
“cakes” (13 reviews)
“sandwich” (5 reviews)
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Irish, European, International, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Main Street | Co. Cork, Ballydehob P81 HP92, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Really Excellent food and very friendly staff. The best waygu burger I ever had and reasonable. Would definitely go back

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank John O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I can not thank the staff at Budds enough for making our dinner last Saturday night so special. I am a vegan, and despite there being vegan options on the menu, the chef offered to make something different for me. What he produced was absolutely...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Martina M
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

My husband and I LOVE this place! The food is the best we have ever had! So fresh and the flavors blend together perfectly! Seriously a MUST visit!!! Below is a picture of what I ate tonight! How can you take a vegetable like pumpkin...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank traceymichael
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

I dropped into Budds with my daughter to grab something quick to go. I chose a veggie sandwich and a piece of raw cheesecake, I’m vegan and excited to see they had vegan options. The sandwich was amazing and the cheesecake was delicious too. We...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Daria P
Reviewed 24 September 2018

Heard a lot of good things about this restaurant so we tried it for lunch.... the staff were very friendly and the service was first rate. A good lunch time menu had something for all of us including two vegetarians who were more than happy...More

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank Horatio061
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

If it’s breakfast, lunch or dinner you will get a good meal here. Excellent put food and very friendly service. Little mobile phone coverage so that makes certain that conversation flows

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Richard W
Reviewed 17 September 2018

This is the perfect place for healthy food, including veggie. The decor is a bit bohemian, and that suits the food particularly well.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Bob D
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Quirky decoration friendly staff laid back and super efficient .Exceptional food with lots of fantastic veggie and salad options .Very fair prices for exceptional quality . Busy atmosphere great coffee to keep everyone energised .Though they don’t need your business just go cause that’s all...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank dinnydom
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Buds is simply the best. This was my second time having lunch here. On both occasions the food and service were excellent.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank ballinora4
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Loved this café. The guy making coffee was welcoming and very eager to please. Guardian newspaper and Irish Times available. Great looking bakes on offer. Sit outside to take in the chilled hippy vibe so prevalent here. The brunch menu is seductive. Saw a local...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank bogland
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$23
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street | Co. Cork, Ballydehob P81 HP92, 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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