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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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Nancy's Bar Front Street, Ardara, Ireland
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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 24 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 9 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 3 October 2017 via mobile

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

1  Thank Don M
Reviewed 25 September 2017

This is a never miss spot for me on my frequent trips to Ireland. The little town of Ardara certainly doesn't lack for places to eat or have a quiet pint or two, but the food here is really exceptional. When you have the salmon...More

1  Thank ardara465
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Had never been here before but had read good reviews We visited mid afternoon and were very impressed with the standard of cooking Smoked mackerel and a chowder/sandwich combo were our choices and both were excellent Pleasant service too and good atmosphere

Thank Barney1137
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Nancy's itself is old and unspoilt -crammed with many fascinating paintings, photos and knick-knacks,The restaurant does not take reservations but, even though it was packed, they opened up a 'parlour' and we had a very pleasant table. The menu is somewhat limited - not least...More

Thank Pablo393
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Restaurant Details

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