The Bank At Bude

4.8
485 Reviews
£25 and under
Tapas / Small Plates
The Bank is Bude’s resident tapas bar set alongside the tranquil surroundings of the River Neet in North Cornwall.

We pride ourselves on our relaxed and welcoming atmosphere, providing the perfect accompaniment to food made for interaction and sharing.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
What 485 people are saying
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4.8based on recent ratings
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4.8
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4.7
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98% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner
Bedfordshire
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic service, the team at The Bank have the setup for COVID safety extremely well.
Great atmosphere and amazing food.

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Stephy
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Yummy, well-organised, friendly staff, plenty of parking, fun decor, excellent menu

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Beth
London
2 reviews
Dined on April 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

So good! We went for mainly fish which was just amazing!! The sangria was also so tasty.

The paella was not quite seasoned enough but that could just be our taste.

Scallops were massive and we realised we over ordered on those.

The staff were really friendly and the atmosphere was great - like being in Spain!

I’ll be coming here everytime I am in Bude!!!

KG
KirstyG
Cornwall
3 reviews
Dined on April 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always, food amazing, service professional and overall experience 2nd to none. My favourite place to eat would recommend everytime

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SophieC
Gloucestershire
1 review
Dined on April 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely food and cocktails we would definitely return

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Discotee
Brighton
1 review
Dined on April 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely menu as good as we remembered pre-covid and so nice to share tapas plates with nearest and dearest family members to celebrate a significant birthday for the first time in a very long while. Really thoughtful attention to covid safety from the moment we checked-in. Well set-up in preparation for what will undoubtedly be a super busy summer

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Bugsy
Las Vegas
20 reviews
Dined on April 22, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great Covid protocols with lovely heated outdoor seating. Service from Zoe was prompt and efficient as well as super friendly. The food was very good although belly pork dish was small. Overall though a super evening.

AJ
AlisonJ
Essex
1 review
Dined on April 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is a really lovely restaurant with a lovely atmosphere. The food is a real treat and the staff go above and beyond to ensure your evening is perfect 😍

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RussM
Cornwall
1 review
Dined on April 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great hospitality.
Very good food from wide menu selection.

GW
GeoffW
Cornwall
1 review
Dined on April 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing Food and Service, couldn’t fault anything.Would definitely recommend.

JM
JulianM
Cornwall
2 reviews
Dined on April 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As usual, food lovely, service fantastic and Justin his friendly self. Outside dining area is a great idea.

JS
JoanneS
Buckinghamshire
4 reviews
Dined on April 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service both amazing.

Lobster, mussels, scallops a great treat

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CarolineC
Cornwall
1 review
Dined on April 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic to be back. Great atmosphere and service and food superb as always. Fab, belated birthday celebration.

NH
NicolaH
Cornwall
1 review
Dined on April 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing atmosphere, amazing food, amazing service *

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PaulC
Baltimore
4 reviews
Dined on April 13, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Outside dining at the moment. It keeps the numbers down, but the food's just as good.

LH
LindaH
Cornwall
1 review
Dined on April 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very nice welcome menu very good choice all cooked and presented very nicely the wine list was very good and the waitress very attentive will see you next week

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OpenTable Diner
Cornwall
1 review
Dined on December 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My partners birthday so we came for a meal with his 2 sons. Superb meal as always!

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SarahC
Bristol
1 review
Dined on December 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The outside pods are great. Food was delicious. Service excellent. Contact was limited well.

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Amanda
1 review
Dined on December 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time visiting in a socially distance pod, warm, quiet and nicely decorated.
Will definitely visit again when we are allowed !

PC
PaulC
Baltimore
4 reviews
Dined on December 29, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Enjoyed it very much. That's it. That's it.

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CarolynT
Cornwall
1 review
Dined on December 29, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Lovely meal. Great choice of food. Good gluten free options available. Felt very safe in the pod, which was cosy and warm. Great service from Justin and the team. Thank you!

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PaulK
Dubai
5 reviews
Dined on December 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing find ! we are really looking forward to returning

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polly
Cornwall
1 review
Dined on December 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

you must choose The Bank Tapas restaurant above all others here in bude.

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SarahM
1 review
Dined on December 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent food, Excellent drinks!!
Have visited before and will again. Thank you

LB
LauraB
Cornwall
1 review
Dined on December 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Never disappoints. Great food great service. Love the new dinning pods!

KR
KellyR
Cornwall
1 review
Dined on December 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful as always. The pods were beautiful decorated for Christmas. Toasty warm inside on a winters evening. Food perfect!

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TomR
Cornwall
1 review
Dined on December 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What a find, lovely atmosphere, delicious food and superb cocktails. Cannot recommend enough.

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Oatsey15
Cornwall
1 review
Dined on December 18, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Lovely experience. Friendly and efficient greeting, we were in a pod outside which was warm and cosy! Service was excellent with very helpful and smiley people. Food was delicious as always........

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CarolineA
Cornwall
1 review
Dined on December 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Been several times before. Love the food, great service. Just really enjoyable experience.

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carolinen
London
1 review
Dined on December 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

second visit and as good as the first. great food and service and love the idea that you have your own pod to sit in (plus could bring the dog :)). Owner really friendly and made time to ensure you had a great experience. Will be back!

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GrahamS
Cornwall
2 reviews
Dined on December 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Always great food with a great selection for every taste

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JulieW
Cornwall
1 review
Dined on December 17, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Nothing too much trouble, great food, outside seating brilliant

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carolinen
London
2 reviews
Dined on December 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had one of the pods and had a fantastic experience. Food was good and service attentive. Highly recommend a visit.

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JulesE
New York Area
1 review
Dined on December 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First meal out since lock down.
We were greeted with a smile.
The secure hut to dine in was perfect.
Food as always was scrumptious.
Staff were amazing throughout the evening.
We will be back
Thank you Justin

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AndrewC
1 review
Dined on December 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food as usual - very friendly welcome from the owner on arrival, felt safe and comfortable at all times in relation to COVID adherence - we were seated in one of the outdoor "pods", which are very quirky and were served by a very friendly and happy waitress. A real "treat" to eat out and The Bank never disappoints.

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RkyE
Cornwall
1 review
Dined on December 15, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Food was good, maybe our expectations were too high after reading reviews but for some of the tapas,ie. Potatoes con bravo sauce were a disappointment, cocktails for what they were were overpriced, service was pleasant and nicely attentive. Will we go again? more than likely yes but it will not be a regular haunt.

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ElaineC
Cornwall
1 review
Dined on December 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

outside pod warm with lovely views. Really cosy. Food was great. Good service

AO
AlanO
Cornwall
3 reviews
Dined on December 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

3rd time this year and each time whole experience was great. If you are in Bude visit this place but book early!

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Poppies72
Cornwall
1 review
Dined on December 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and service went beyond our expectations and recommendations! Fantastic on all counts. Service was efficient friendly and the food was amazing. Would highly recommend.

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polly
Cornwall
2 reviews
Dined on December 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

our evening spent at the bank tapas was, as it always is, simply wonderful. we are so lucky to have such a great restaurant in close proximity

FAQs

The Bank At Bude is rated 4.8 stars by 485 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.