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Busters Diner

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1 Mounthoolie Lane, Kirkwall, Scotland
20:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 16:30 - 20:30
Fri 16:30 - 21:00
Sat 20:30 - 21:00
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March, England, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2016

Stayed in Orkney for 3 days and the fudge cheesecake here was the best thing about the whole 3 days !!! omg delicious ... I also had pizza and it was gorgeous, quite small place but certainly big on flavor and service, highly recommend !!!

Thank Emily M
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

Friday night and the water side more expensive restaurants were booked and over crowded. Walked around the corner and found Buster's pleasantly busy with almost all locals. There were only two tables open, a two and a six. My wife and I told Mike the owner I believe that we expected three more people. He had no problem giving us... More 

Thank ladd1e
North West England, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for a meal one evening. We had the southern fried chicken with fries and macaroni and cheese. Both dishes were done really well, tasty and not greasy at all. Staff were helpful and prompt, would definitely stop again.

Thank LeMuck
Dortmund, Germany
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

Dined here today and ordered the Mega Dream Burger. Well... it was more of a Mega Nightmare Burger. On the menu it was said: Double Cheese Beef Burger, but there was no cheese at all.... The Beef itself (which was listed as original Orkney Beef) tasted like it was prepared in a deep fryer and was also very greasy and... More 

Thank Sabine S
Thurso, Scotland, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 May 2016

We ate here twice during a recent holiday to Orkney. The menu was good, the food well cooked and presented and very reasonably priced. Clean with an american themed decor. Lovely staff

Thank Grant C
Kirkwall, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2016

We live locally(about a 5 min drive from Busters) and phoned just after 7:10 for an order to be delivered as neither of us were able to drive. nothing complicated, just a pizza, a burger and baked potato. The boy on the other end of the phone struggled to take our order and i had to repeat myself several times.... More 

1 Thank Lunartric
Shorewood, Wisconsin
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68 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2016

...we weren't here for pizza, although Buster's is well known for their pizza. We had the steak/ale pie and a steak and chips. I highly recommend the steak ale pie. Served in a deceptively small casserole with flaky crust, the meat and its gravy juices were piping hot, delicious and endless. It was bigger than it looked. Not wishing to... More 

Thank KMcT1
Reykjavik, Iceland
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2016

There were five of us and we more or less agreed this is a very average place. I had pizza which was rather bland, with a supposedly thin crust base which turned out to be rather thick. It was okay but not more than that at all. My companions had southern fried chicken which met a similar description. Wouldn't really... More 

Thank Ingibjorg A
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2016

Really easy to find and ideal setting. Staff were really helpful recommending the Pizza feast for our group. Food was plentiful and good quality. Good decoration and service.

Thank David I
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2015 via mobile

Superb service, friendly staff. All 15 boys and 2 staff were well looked after on our trip up to play Kirkwall Grammar. More food than 15 hungry lads could handle. Will definitely be back!

Thank jimbo67Scotland

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Pizza, Fast food
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
16:30 - 20:30
16:30 - 20:30
16:30 - 20:30
16:30 - 20:30
16:30 - 20:30
16:30 - 21:00
20:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Mounthoolie Lane, Kirkwall, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Orkney Islands  >  Mainland  >  Kirkwall

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?