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Nancy's

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Irish, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Soups
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Nancy's Bar Front Street, Ardara, Ireland
+353 74 954 1187
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12:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 21:00
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Surrey, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We have visited Nancy's several times over the years and the venue never fails to impress. Great seafood is a must and the pints are creamy

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Thank MrTraveller86
Holyhead, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A real gem. Old Cosy Character Log fires Quaint Sea food chowder. Worth driving out to visit if you're staying in Donegal. Best chowder ever I think. And the Guinness is just amazing. And so much love. A national heritage. Perfect.

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Thank Ynys-Chickpea
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had seafood chowder and other half tuna melt. Tasty and good value. Bar staff lit the fire when we set down, which was a nice touch. Honest clean food, place is a little dated but adds to the charm. Guinness was great.

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Thank Liam R
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51 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This tiny little bar is just gorgeous. The staff were helpful, the Guinness was good and there was even a fire lit which made the atmosphere even greater. We did have our 1.5yr old with us who just wanted to run around, little bit tricky in such a tiny place but no one seemed to bothered and we just took... More 

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Thank Erin C
Lisburn, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

A group of us visited this unusual little bar/restaurant on the recommendation of friends. It's like walking into an old fashioned little house. We sat in the front room surrounded by a dresser with old tea sets and old family games. We sat at a window table with Irish coffee and a slice of secret recipe Guinness chocolate cake which... More 

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Gibsons
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

We went for dinner..."Sorry, no dinner tonight...private party happening." Charley offered us all a mulled wine 'on the house' and his apologies. We'll be back!

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Thank Linda C
Goose Creek, South Carolina
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178 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

We stopped here for dinner with a CIE Tour. A quirky kind of bar with great seafood. We had 4 courses, all wonderful. I would love to return and try something different.

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Thank Carole56
Falls Church, VA
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54 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Didn't realize that this was a local attraction when we stopped in after visiting the Donegal crafts shop nearby. The place had quite a few customers at mid-afternoon on a weekday. We got a delicious late lunch and good coffee, good ambience.

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Thank mermaid86
Albury, Australia
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393 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

We had a great night here. Place full of locals. Great food. It was cold outside but cozy in. Friendly.

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Thank PamAlbury
Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Did not eat here but what a welcoming place. Great Guinness, very good choice of drinks. turf fire on a winters day. Super place to meet friends for a chat. Could not fault it.

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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, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Soups
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
12:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 21:00
Saturday
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nancy's Bar Front Street, Ardara, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  County Donegal  >  Ardara
  • Phone Number: +353 74 954 1187

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