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Nancy's Barn Ballyliffin

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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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, 2017, 2018. 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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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Irish, Cafe, European
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
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All reviews chowder scones soda bread salad tray bakes chorizo baked potato seafood burger toasties chicken award winning wild atlantic way malin head staff were very friendly keep up the good work fantastic food
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The food was amazing and we'll presented. Along with my sandwich I had a beautiful chickpeas garnish, to be honest was more a salad than garnish. I was taking my daughter to santa and the owner chatted away to her and is about where we...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I own a house on Long Beach Island, NJ, USA, and have gone to the annual Chowderfest there several times. Every participating restaurant in its tasting competition that I can remember was from the Jersey Shore area until this quaint place from County Donegal entered...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are never unhappy after a visit to Nancy's Barn . Lovely , comfortable surroundings , clean and cosy . There is plenty of choice on the menu and we've visited twice recently . Service is always good , everyone is very friendly .

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped at Nancy’s Barn for a light lunch whilst touring the Ballyliffin area. We discovered a lovely interior which was warm and cosy and inviting. A table close to a little stove helped to warm us up after our walk on a cold autumn...More

Thank ccsnix
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are thinking about using an outside catering service for a event or for that special occasion I would fully recommend Nancy’s Barn. We used the mobile van for the day after my daughters wedding last week and it was just fantastic. The food...More

Thank DerryEddie
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Our guide took us into Nancy’s Barn for a late lunch after we’d finished a tour in the area. We’d been sampling chowder throughout our travels through Co. Donegal and been pleased with all we’d tasted, but this was over the top delicious! Don’t miss...More

1  Thank Casey128685
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

We decided to call into Nancy’s Barn today for lunch were totally surprised to see how busy it was compared to the last time we had been there 2 years ago. It is really great to see that it has really taken off and the...More

1  Thank Daviddpk
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

What a brilliant place to discover. The food is fantastic. A brilliant choice of home baked and locally sourced food. All made on the premises. The interior is so tasteful and is such a cosy setting. When we visited it was a wet windy day...More

1  Thank Tipsy9-11
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Once again on our visit to Ballyliffin we would never miss the opportunity of eating in Nancy’s Barn. It has to be one of the nicest places to eat. The food is fantastic and the staff are so friendly. It definitely has to be one...More

Thank Fjg64
Reviewed 22 October 2018

Nancy's Barn has a claim to serving a world-class chowder. They live up to that claim. The chowder is replete with a variety of seafood, it's a fabulous rich consistency in the sauce, clearly a good fish and shellfish stock ramped up the flavours. Leeks...More

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Kat M
26 July 2018|
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Response from Kieran D | Property representative |
Hi guys Nancy's barn ballyliffin is completely wheelchair friendly with 3 accessible doors and we also have toilets to the rear of building. Hope this helps your query Kieran Doherty duey Chef & Owner Nancy's barn
23 August 2017|
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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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