The Bank At Bude

4.8
1011 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 1011 people are saying
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RachaelB
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent we have been waiting to get a table for months!
Well worth the wait, food amazing service outstanding!

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HeatherD
Bath
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our favourite place to eat in Bude. Food is amazing and service is fantastic. We’ll be revisiting time and time again

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LyndaB
Cornwall
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Bank is always our first choice when booking a restaurant in Bude. It always delivers on quality and the staff are always so friendly. We had friends staying so booked an outside pod but when we arrived we were shown to the larger private dining pod! It was wonderful! We had such a lovely evening and will be back very soon.

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ClareK
Cornwall
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely tapas restaurant, great variety and generous portions. Decor lovely, option to sit in enclosed booths outdoors which looked cosy but we sat inside. Staff and service great. Hopefully will visit again next time in Bude

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LizC
Cornwall
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always The Bank did not disappoint, we were in one of the little pods/sheds. The food, drink and service were amazing. Would Highly recommend

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MoiraR
Cornwall
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous evening, eating wonderful food in our own little pod. Seevice was phenomenal, couldn't fault it. Highly recommended.

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GarethL
Cornwall
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food4service4ambience5

Had a lovely evening with my partner and they even put a candle on the table as requested. We will both gladly book again.

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GeorgeS
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We enjoyed the experience and the food was delicious. Also, we would like to thank you for your exceptional service.

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LowennaP
Cornwall
2 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a family meal at the bank last night to celebrate a few birthdays. The whole evening was amazing. We love it at the bank, the food was out of this world as always 😋

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JCuff
Cornwall
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We loved this place! Great experience and felt so cool to eat in their outside area. The staff and food made for a fab evening.

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Rubysiren
Dorset
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The bank was a booking made for my anniversary, we came to visit Cornwall and booked this hidden gem. Absolutely gorgeous place newly done up I believe with the LED lights and flower wall, staff where fantastic! Very welcoming and nice, told us portions come out large so bare in mind when ordering and boy they was not wrong! Portions where fantastic great value for money. Great quality food, atmosphere and overall a brilliant experience at the Bank. If I am lucky enough to come back to Cornwall I will certainly come back to the Bank. Fully recommend.

JB
JanB
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Always enjoy the excellent food. The staff are very polite and helpful.

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Redhead77
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had an amazing evening at The Bank. We opted to have one of the pods outside of the main restaurant. Very cosy, ideal for date night. Staff were really friendly and attentive even though it was an incredibly busy evening. The food was fantastic, very flavoursome. We had 6 tapas dishes between us which was probably one too many as the portions are very generous! Very good value; with a few drinks we spent around £65. Highly recommended, we will definitely go back.

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JessicaH
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We booked one of the outside cabins as had our dogs with us. The arrival was great and we were shown to our cabin and everything was explained from how we order through to how the heaters worked.
The staff were brilliant and couldn't do enough for us. The food arrived quickly and considering how much we ordered all at the same time. Every dish we had was hot, tasty and a pleasure to eat.
We won't hesitate in coming back when we holiday in the area!

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MarkM
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The perfect setting,the food was amazing and the service was brilliant ,hope to visit again very soon

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EddieB
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience4

we have been to the Bank quite a few times since it opened, have never been disappointed..great food, great service and a very pleasant place to dine with friends, will go again at some point.

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Visitor
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service4ambience5

The food was excellent, and having our own little outdoor pod was great, lovely atmosphere and something a bit different

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Fizzijewels
London
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food, great choice, great service, looking forward to next visit

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tracyb
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Never disappointed, the food is delicious, the staff are lovely, the only trouble is getting a table,,because they are so popular.
Thank you, we will be back 😊

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TracyH
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food and service, will definitely return on our next visit to Bude.

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GaryS
1 review
Dined on October 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Waited a while to get a booking but very much worth the wait! Great food and great service from some lovely people.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely pleasant staff,great food and service

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SueF
Cornwall
3 reviews
Dined on October 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent restaurant. We were in one of the pods which was lovely. Excellent service and the food was tremendous. Pods are for 4 people at the most and very quiet. Third visit and we were just as impressed as before. You have to book early to get in or you will miss out. We will be going again!!

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EmmaH
Cheshire
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food here was fantastic, so tasty and we would definitely come again next time we visit Bude!

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CharlotteP
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a real lovely meal, staff were really helpful and friendly. Food was yummy!!

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MarieH
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is a lovely place, the pod was a really nice touch for a quiet romantic meal out! The food was excellent and the service fantastic

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Mitchp
Cornwall
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What a wonderful tapas with a Cornish twist! Justin and his staff are fantastic! We arrived and were instantly seated by Justin who gave us a very warm welcome. The food and drink were outstanding and the setting was perfect! The portion size was good and the price was very good. A wonderful amount of Spanish themed kitsch that created a wonderful atmosphere. We shall be back soon (living just up the hill helps) and Justin was fine with us abandoning our vehicle there over night! (Car park is locked overnight though folks) overall cannot recommend this place enough!

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OpenTable Diner
West Sussex
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Last night if our holiday in Cornwall and WOW what an experience! We couldn’t get a table inside but managed to book outside in the pods. Have to say I was rather worried about being cold, but I needn’t have worried, they have thought of everything! Heater and rugs! Beautiful view of the river as the sun went down! The food was AMAZING! I’m vegan and for one night I felt normal, with lots of dishes to choose from. The service was equally spectacular, loved the button in the pod to call for assistance. Justin and his team have got it just right. Don’t delay, just go it’s worth every penny!!

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Sticly
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Second time visiting the Bank at Bude and as the first visit this place is outstanding. Friendly welcome, great service and fantastic food. We are booked in next weekend with the friends we came with the first time and we will be back again..
Keep doing what your doing Bank at Bude...👍

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Joac
Cornwall
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely food, quirky restaurant, loved the pod! Would love to go again and would highly recommend

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AnnaP
1 review
Dined on October 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food, lovely generous portions for tapas, loved the private pod and will definitely be returning

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RitaC
Gloucestershire
1 review
Dined on October 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wedding Anniversary Dinner - everything was amazing. Great ambience, delicious food and great service. The complimentary peach schnapps at the end of our meal was a nice touch. We will definitely be making another visit.

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michaelaB
Cornwall
1 review
Dined on October 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food with excellent service would definitely recommend the Bank.

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GLessinger
London
2 reviews
Dined on October 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We cannot recommend The Bank any more highly. They catered for our dog so well, even giving him his own little bed. The cocktails were delicious and the food even more so. Reminded my husband and I of Spain so much, but loved the Cornish twist on everything.

A seriously delicious, dog friendly restaurant and beautifully quirky decore. Loved it 👌

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GillW
1 review
Dined on October 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We dined in a Pod which was nice and cosy. Food excellent and staff very friendly & helpful.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 7, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Passed the Bank many times, daughter and family have been and said how nice the meals were so decided to try and booked a table. Arrived slightly early but table was available, menu had a good choice and having spoken to our server about portion sizes we ordered our food, have to say it was very good and would recommend to all go and dine at the Bank.

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FionaF
1 review
Dined on October 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really lovely food, great service can’t wait to come back again!! Thank you xxx

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Frankie
1 review
Dined on October 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My wife and I went to the Bank early evening, great service and we both really enjoyed the food.

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SimonR
Cornwall
1 review
Dined on October 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, great service, great atmosphere. Couldn't ask for better😀😀

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CoreyS
Cambridge
1 review
Dined on October 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely perfect from start to finish. It was the nicest Tapas we’ve ever had with every dish better than the last. The private outdoor heated dining pod was amazing and created such an intimate and private experience. The staff were faultless and so friendly throughout. Was one of the best dining experiences we’ve had and will definitely be coming back.

FAQs

The Bank At Bude is rated 4.8 stars by 1011 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.