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Nirvana

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The Mall | The Mall, Ballyshannon, Ireland
+353 71 982 2369
Monday
Closed
Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Wed 17:30 - 21:30
Thu 12:00 - 21:30
Fri 12:00 - 22:00
Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent and consistent Sunday lunch. Had roast beef which was extremely tender and delicious. I love vegetables and often find these to be an afterthought but not so here. Nice selection and perfectly cooked. Will be back again and again.

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Thank sionnach2016
County Donegal, Ireland
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have eat here on busy periods such as new years eve and new years day. Both did not disappoint. Everything was very tasty and the setting itself is lovely. The cajun chicken starter is a really nice change. The main course was turkey and ham . It was lovely and the portion was very generous. I have also had... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

9 Adults, 5 Children & 3 Babies were made feel very welcome and given plenty of space and time to eat at a 6pm sitting. The staff couldn't have been nicer and the food was delicious. We'll all be back and I would definitely recommend Nirvana to all my friends and family.

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Thank Gillian W
Sligo, Ireland
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a wonderful anniversary meal on a freezing night. Brid is an extremely welcoming hostess. Service was very attentive and food was excellent. Busy but not crowded. We'll be back again

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Thank Lainey1427
Belfast, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Its hidden away down a quiet street but we experienced great quality food with super friendly staff. Highly recommended.

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Thank raymond861
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Very delicate food, original and delicious, in a relaxing atmosphere and a very pleasant service. We would have gone again the next day if it wasn't closed.

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Thank Lazacolor
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

We popped in here without a reservation and the staff couldn't have been more helpful and accommodating! Lots of locals in eating too which is always a good sign! We had a mixture of burgers, pizza and goujons......also saw some of what the other diners were enjoying...would recommend the lamb and steak too! Lovely atmosphere and good open space for... More 

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1 Thank Michele W
Seattle, Washington
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79 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

No question about it - this is the best restaurant in town. Service a a bit slow but the food and drinks were all first rate.

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1 Thank Niels A
Dungannon, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

We have been meaning to book this restaurant all summer, only got around to it last week, our loss, Excellent food and attentive service. we'll definitely be back.

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1 Thank gerardslushee
Ballyshannon, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Booked here on a recent Saturday night for 7.00 and there was quite a few tales already occupied. On entering one meets a reception desk behind which there is a wide array of wines on display to select from which contributes to a great atmosphere in a dining room with nice high ceilings, The acoustics are A1 which meant that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$27
Cuisine
Irish, International, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 21:30
Thursday
12:00 - 21:30
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Mall | The Mall, Ballyshannon, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  County Donegal  >  Ballyshannon
  • Phone Number: +353 71 982 2369
Description
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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