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Nancy's Barn Ballyliffin

Ballyliffin Village, Ballyliffin 0000, Ireland
+353 74 937 6556
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (101 reviews)
“chowder” (144 reviews)
“scones” (25 reviews)
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Irish, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Ballyliffin Village, Ballyliffin 0000, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 502 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Worst offering of scone ever encountered when I complained not offered a refund told they would let chef know😣

Thank Martin D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife, son and I were out for a Sunday drive when we decided to call in as we had heard so much about the chowder. We were very warmly greeted and seated immediately. The waiter explained what was in or off the menu and...More

Thank xsherpax
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called in for a coffee when out for a walk, ordered coffee and scones which were served straight out of the oven. Cutting into the scones you were met with the warm smell of fresh baked bread which was delicious and when buttered, jam and...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fab lunch including the award winning chowder, followed by homemade pie and quiche with salad - which was particularly good. The portions of the specials are very generous - next time we might share so that we have room left for one...More

Thank kjetravel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Down in Ballyliffin for the weekend. Googled places to eat and this came up. They were opened on Saturday night for pre Valentines dinner. Food was brilliant and the staff very attentive. Excellent value for money. Would definitely recommend and if I am back down...More

1  Thank Eleanor W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was out today at malin Head with my wife was very cold and blustery on our rout home we called at Nancy's barn for lunch I had the chowder it was amazing served with wheaten bread my wife had a chicken and bacon melter with...More

1  Thank Peter H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great lunch in Nancys barn today very welcome after walk at Malin Head Staff friendly as always Chowder according to my husband was amazing I had Glashedy stack, very tasty

2  Thank 921eugeniah
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was delicious and the atmosphere friendly and relaxed. Well worth the efforts to visit. Try the chowder- it really is outstanding.

1  Thank Wendy K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Easy to find, staff very friendly food was delish :) I thought it was good price for 2, good portion size Freshly made food and great coffee.

Thank Geolin W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent choice for lunch Friendly staff Good value. Parking not too bad. Very convenient to Ballyliffen hotels.

Thank Nicola M
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Questions & Answers
23 August 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Kieran D | Property representative |
Hi there john Your pet is 100% fine outside the premises But unfortunately not inside the building as its health and safety regulations here in Ireland . Although its completely fine for a guide dog Nancys Admin
1 June 2016|
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Response from Kieran D | Property representative |
HI There, Thank you for the question of interest ~ Good news! We sure are, We Now open All year round 7 days a week Looking forward to seeing you back again Kind regards Nancy's Crew
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$11
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
09:30 - 17:30
09:30 - 17:30
09:30 - 17:30
09:30 - 17:30
09:30 - 17:30
09:30 - 17:30
09:30 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ballyliffin Village, Ballyliffin 0000, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  County Donegal  >  Ballyliffin
  • Phone Number: +353 74 937 6556
  • E-mail
Voted World famous seafood chowder champions 2017 in Newport Rhode island, USA We are a Unique Coffee shop / Bistro with a highly skilled team of chefs & front of house staff serving up the freshest baking & savoury dishes daily. All Ireland award winning seafood chowder Champions 2016 & Donegals best seafood chowder 2015. Nancy's Barn received Trip adviser of Excellence 2015 & 2016 in a Row. We use Local fresh seafood and ingredients all the way in our dishes! We strive for customer excellence in our business daily. Nancy's barn can be dimmed rite down by Evening to a beautiful fine dining restaurant /bistro for your private family get together serving up delicious Ala Carte dishes tailored by you & our Culinary Team. Fully Wine Licensed premises OPEN DAILY ALL YEAR AROUND.
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