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Builin Blasta

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An Ceardlann | Main Street, Spiddal, Ireland
+353 91 558 559
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cork ireland
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68 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Brisbane, Australia
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58 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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dublin
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff were not friendly, spoke English amongst each other (it's a Gaeltacht cafe with an Irish language policy) and were continuing to clean glass cabinets etc in the cafe with chemical products while people were seated eating and drinking. (Couldn't they do that before they open?) The scarmbled egg portion was TINY and rubbery. I was expecting a nice... More 

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120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Happened upon this delightful place on our way back from a day out west. We will be back! Small comfy cafe/ restaurant with friendly staff - all in all a welcome respite from a brisk autumn afternoon. The menu has ample choice, lots of healthy options and ones to accommodate dietary needs, definitely something for everyone, all day breakfast options... More 

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Province of Munster, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

This was a welcome stop. At our table was a big container of water with nettle and lemon in it what a welcome. This coffee shop is different with a very cosmopolitan menu and not over priced. The staff memebrs were attentive; the food tasty and of good quality. So enjoy the break and the buzz in the place.

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Thank Frank2510
Galway, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 321 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Fantastic visit and another great stop in Spidil Craft Canter so freshly baked and the choice was a great excellant standard.

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Thank Anna N
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We were lucky to be in Spiddal outside Galway to attend the first evening event at Builin Blasta on October 1st. This cafe/bakery usually closes at 5pm but has begun hosting a themed evening dinner once a month. We were met by the owner/chef who explained the fixed-price three course meal and served the table with complementary drinks. The choices... More 

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Thank Murray N
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

This is a lovely little coffee/tea shop but you can get lunch type food here as well. It does great homemade soup with lovely bread. Good value.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Scrumptious-looking cakes etc. We chose a lemon one which did not disappoint. The coffee was excellent and a special pleasure was the chai latte.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

The food looked fabulous we had eaten earlier in the day so we went for coffee and a very tempting chocolate brownie. The setting was lovely and clean, loved their unique way of showing wifi address, coffee was nice but the brownie was disappointing very dry crumbling wasn't as moist as it looked. Loved the touch of lemon and mint... More 

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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
Irish, Cafe, European, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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?