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Beal Na Mara The Mall | The Mall, Ballyshannon, Ireland
+353 71 982 2369
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (13 reviews)
“duck” (7 reviews)
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Irish, European, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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Beal Na Mara The Mall | The Mall, Ballyshannon, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We found this lovely restaurant on our way home after a very wet and cold day in Donegal. Stopping in Ballyshannon town we asked a local for any restaurant open at 5.30pm on a Sunday. They recommended Nirvana. it's quite hidden down a side Mall...More

Thank edenstreet
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We booked for a table of 8 a few hours before and arrived to a lovely warm welcome. The food was delicious all delivered at the same time hot and tasty. The service was fabulous and the owner so attentive and able to guide food...More

Thank Jack H
Reviewed 1 week ago

booked for 8 at very short notice mid week, excellent, really obliging service. Nothing was too much trouble. food was good, and plentiful and variations asked from menu were dealt with in good form. excellent desserts. Only minor issue options for Veggie or Vegan poor...More

Thank galwaygirl1963
Bridmoni, Owner at Nirvana, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We strive to give our clients the best culinary experience possible. We are happy you enjoyed your time in Ballyshannon. We have two vegetarian options, one of which is vegan. Hope we see you soon again

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were with a large party of 40. Staff friendly and pleasant, even though very busy. Very good value for a set 3 course meal for our group. I had an excellent steak (tad overcooked for my taste but very tender). Mashed potatoes were particularly...More

Thank maryandcrew
Bridmoni, Owner at Nirvana, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you. Your review is much appreciated. We strive to give our clients a great dining experience and are very happy with your review of Nirvana. We will be delighted to see you when you call again

Reviewed 1 August 2017

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 August 2017

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 16 July 2017 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
Bridmoni, Owner at Nirvana, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Your review is much appreciated. Our team strive to give all our clients a great dining experience. Thank you for your very kind words and we hope to see you soon again

Reviewed 16 July 2017 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
Bridmoni, Owner at Nirvana, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your review of Nirvana. Looking at your other reviews, I wonder are you satisfied with any restaurant you have eaten in. All your reviews are negative. I will leave this one for you to decide for yourselves. Just look at her other...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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 30
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:30
18:00 - 20:30
18:00 - 20:30
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
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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