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Nancy's Bar Front Street, Ardara, Ireland
+353 74 954 1187
12:00 - 21:00
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Lisburn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 

Thank cindy a
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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!

Thank Linda C
Goose Creek, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 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.

Thank Carole56
Falls Church, VA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 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.

Thank mermaid86
Albury, Australia
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160 restaurant reviews
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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.

Thank PamAlbury
Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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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.

Thank Richard D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

This is what all proper traditional Irish pubs should be like. There is nothing faux about Nancy's this is the real deal. Original decor,cosy,incredibly friendly,superb selection of beers,cinders and spirits. Food wise again this is proper home cooking, delicious filling and moorish.Oyster that are so fresh they had to be out of the sea that day. Lovely creamy Guinness,you just... More 

Thank sjwj22
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Great spot to stop after a walk on the beach for some delicious seafood and a pint! Cosy during the winter and nice outdoor garden for the summer!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful pub, I walk into it and feel like I'm walking into a home away from home. it's a lovely bar with fabulous pub grub and many regular activities for the community.

Thank Mary-domino
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Loads of history behind this place and they way it is designed is so adorable. A whole bunch of little spots to sit and enjoy a wonderful pint of guinness.

Thank Melody R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Irish, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Soups
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
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?