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Beal Na Mara The Mall | The Mall, Ballyshannon, Ireland
+353 71 982 2369
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (13 reviews)
“duck” (7 reviews)
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Beal Na Mara The Mall | The Mall, Ballyshannon, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came here for dinner with my husband. We have been walking all day so pretty tired and hungry. Service was very friendly and pleasant. Food was great and there was plenty of it!. Staff was very young but giving it their best shot. Would be...More

Thank Nuala H
Bridmoni, Owner at Nirvana, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the lovely review. We generally do open the wine at the table and serve a taster but obviously this didn't happen in your case. We have one or two new staff for the summer months. Last weekend was particularly busy so I...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just had a fabulous lunch here. Every course was so tasty and cooked to perfection. Lovely girl with a very pleasant manner looked after us and nothing was a problem. Definitely worth a visit and I look forward to coming back.

Thank pm630625
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and my wife just after finishing our four course dinner and must say could not fault a thing from start to finish they staff were very efficient and a good asset to the restaurant definitely will be back well done Micheal and team

Thank Aiden D
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Had Lunch in Nirvana & it was just ok. The meals were lukewarm & small portions of Veg & Creamed Potato. It has been a while since I last visited this Restaurant but it must be under new Management as the Menu & the Meals...More

Thank deedee03
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Could not fault the quality of the food. Lovely ambience in restaurant and spotless toilets albeit a loose toilet seat needed attention. Did not leave my customary 10% tip as restaurant practice the currency conversion scam where they ask do you want to pay in...More

Thank steakboy123
Bridmoni, Owner at Nirvana, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

I want you to take that review down immediately or you will be hearing from our solicitors. That review is defamation. Our credit card payments are cleared by Elavon who are one of the biggest companies in that field in Europe. The word 'scam' could...More

Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

My wife and I landed in for a meal. Word around town was that Mo would be able provide a great vegan meal for my wife while I had the steak. Without dragging the review out, the steak was melt in your mouth quality and...More

1  Thank kevket
Bridmoni, Owner at Nirvana, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2017

Thank you so much for this lovely review. We really appreciate you taking the time to review Nirvana. The bean casserole is certainly making a name for itself. Hope we see you soon again. Our team is delighted with your review.

Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

We stumbled across Nirvana and were quite surprised on the menu and the atmosphere. It's not your traditional Irish stop, has a European flair with well prepared food. Nice portions. My husband had the duck and I had the chicken done in a leak and...More

1  Thank campceo
Bridmoni, Owner at Nirvana, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

We very much appreciate you taking the time to write a review on Nirvana and are delighted you enjoyed it. We are constantly striving to ensure our customers get the meal experience they deserve. Your review will greatly help us going forward. Please call again....More

Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

We were looking for dinner Sunday pm and stumbled across Nirvana. Wonderfully prepared items with a local and a European flair. The pan fried chicken done in leeks and mushrooms and the duck dish were outstanding. Nice portions, great flavors. Hats off to the chef!...More

Thank campceo
Bridmoni, Owner at Nirvana, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Thank you so much for the lovely review. We very much appreciate your feedback on your dining experience with us. Please call again if you are in the area. We will be delighted to see you.

Reviewed 5 April 2017

Did not know about this restaurant as it is not on Main Street. The staff were friendly. The Sunday lunch menu was very acceptable. The main course was adequate. The desserts were definitely home made which is unusual. I enjoyed the bread and butter pudding....More

Thank rossiet282016
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I had the beef stroganoff. it tasted amazing, everyone else's food looked lovely. great presentation, very friendly staff, werent waiting for food for too long. will definitely be going back.

Thank Patrick W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 29
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beal Na Mara The Mall | The Mall, Ballyshannon, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  County Donegal  >  Ballyshannon
  • Phone Number: +353 71 982 2369
  • E-mail
Nirvana restaurant is now back under the management of the Kelly family. We look forward to meeting and greeting all our old friends and welcoming new faces to Ballyshannon. We are sure that you will enjoy our fine dining in the rear portion of the restaurant or our casual dining in the front of house. In either case you will be well catered for by our widely experienced local Chefs - Graham Lynch and David McCadden
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