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Nancy's Bar Front Street, Ardara, Ireland
+353 74 954 1187
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood chowder” (41 reviews)
“guinness cake” (14 reviews)
“veggie burger” (6 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Nancy's Bar Front Street, Ardara, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The seafood dishes are great, as you would expect in Donegal. Bistro style layout and always seems to be busy as I have been here a few times now, but always good. Nice area out the back for smokers too. The old pub itself is...More

Thank DeeFromMoira
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A visit to ardara isn't complete with out a visit to Nancys. Real friendly local bar with simple but tasty food that's all homemade onsite.staff and the family who own it are fantastic, lovely people and great service. Can't recommend it enough it is like...More

Thank Mary-domino
Reviewed 18 December 2017

Fantastic atmosphere, packed with locals & visitors alike. A nice cozy open turf fire added to the atmosphere. Great food, a tad expensive but worth every penny !

Thank 8spquinn
Reviewed 31 October 2017

We were fortunate to come for lunch on a weekday in shoulder season, as I imagine holidays weekends occasionally tending toward a moderate touch of bedlam. We quick counted five tiny charming rooms with a somewhat central comfortable bar. The ladies rooms is inside and...More

Thank preglad
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Called in last week, worth visiting for the decor. Chowder and sandwich, wife had mackrel, both were grand. Welcoming atmosphere. Were not allowed to take dog in.

Thank IanMinshall
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Visited Nancys (Mc Hugh's) many times on my holidays a charming unspoilt rustic Bar/restaurant. Try a starter champagne & oyster shot if you dare! followed by The seafood food platter its to die for especially with a few extra oysters and a glass of The...More

Thank Brian K
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Cool cozy pub with plenty of atmosphere and great food. Looks small on the outside but took us as a group of 25 spread across 2 ajoined rooms. Very nice and a must do.

Thank Tim S
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Simply the best oysters I've ever had. The Guinness and beef stew was phenomenal. We also tried the smoked mackerel, which made it 3 for 3 on amazing dishes. But seriously, the oysters... if you are from the States, you will be amazed at the...More

1  Thank Matt D
Reviewed 8 October 2017

We were with a group of 37, we were surprised such a small establishment could handle us. We were split up between three or four rooms, however, our orders were placed, our food arrived, and we all finished within minutes. Large feat for a smal...More

1  Thank Michele D
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Great meal sitting across from a crackling fireplace, capped off with Guiness chocolate cake. Yummmmmm....

1  Thank Don M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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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