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Builin Blasta

) #2 of 4 Restaurants in Spiddal $$ - $$$ Irish, Cafe,
An Ceardlann | Main Street, Spiddal, Ireland
+353 91 558 559
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (22 reviews)
“scone” (9 reviews)
“chowder” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Cafe, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
An Ceardlann | Main Street, Spiddal, Ireland
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Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Just popped in for a quick bite of lunch. Had the chowder which was just super. Chunks of fresh fish in a fab creamy broth served with 2 small triangles of gorgeous brown bread. At €8, not cheap but the quality made the price worthwhile....More

Thank Eimear99
Reviewed 9 August 2016

It's a pity because the previous owner really knew how to run an efficient café and the focus was not only put on quality of food, but quality of service. We used to visit this place weekly but now have only been there twice in...More

Thank Jen_Muzza
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Very nice layout and you have a choice to eat either inside or out ( and if you have a dog they even had a bowl of water outside for them). They have a good selection on their menu (and I was impressed that they...More

Thank Irish_Kiwi77
Reviewed 27 July 2016

We regularly stop in Builin to have soup and tea. Their soup and bread are homemade and really hit the spot.

Thank Napatten
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Small cafe with great vibes. The furniture on the wooden floor were beautiful wooden chairs at solid wood tables. On each table were wooden small crates with a bottle of water with lemon and mind leave. The range of foos choices was terrific for such...More

Thank williamCarrigaline
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Located in the coastal Spiddal area, this modern styled cafe/restaurant is located at the back of a series of small single story businesses selling hand crafted goods and art. Some of the good are available inside the restaurant as well. The menu is simple enough,...More

Thank starskys77
Reviewed 17 July 2016

We were frequent visitors to an Builin Blasta whenever we visited Galway from Dublin. Since it has changed management the cafe is not the same. The wooden boxes on the table look like tool boxes and take up too much space. The food is not...More

1  Thank KitDublin
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Stopped of to look around the craft village and had a lovely cuppa and a lovely chocolate and ginger muffin nice spot to sit and chat and lovely views over galway bay

Thank Arthurblair
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

I've been here three times now in the last year and I'll keep coming back. Lovely coffee, great bread and tasty salads, my fellow diners recommended the chowder too.

Thank lynnen989
Reviewed 8 June 2016

Enjoy both indoor and outdoor seating in this restaurant adjacent to Spiddal's Craft Center. Traditional breakfasts served all day along with lighter breakfast fare. Great salads, sandwiches and eclectic lunch items (Thai fish cakes, Russian sausages with fresh sauerkraut), all of which are delicious. Wonderful...More

Thank Jane R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
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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