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Irish, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Soups
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
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Reviewed 1 November 2023

This was my husband and my return visit after stopping by for dinner in 2019. They graciously allowed our group of eight a reservation and we had a special little room all to ourselves. The meals were a huge hit with everyone and the value...at Nancy's is exceptional. There's a reason WHY this is a much loved pub. We will return again someday!More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 19 August 2023 via mobile

Great pub for atmosphere, a delicious pint of Guinness and great food. Generous portions and good quality pub food. Highly recommend for a visit after a long walk at Maghera beach.

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 7 August 2023

Favourite bar anywhere good atmosphere and great pint of Guinness. However forget the food. My chowder looked like a broth and you'd find more seafood in a public swimming pool! The prawn cocktail sandwich was a 70s effort all frozen prawns covered in a sauce...of dubious origins. So in short stick to the pints and maybe a bag of crisps!More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 31 July 2023

Busy on a Tuesday evening as only place serving food in Ardara. Limited menu and yes some dishes unavailable but we had delicious generous portions of fish , great beers plus wonderful service. We had accepted eating at the bar which probably added to our...enjoyment.More

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 25 July 2023

We got here based on the recommendation from our B&B, however is was one of the few places opened during the evening in Ardara. They had quite a few options, great seafood. Serving was also prompt, even though they announced due to the fact they're...busy it might take longer. Prices were decent, tables sticky and food was delicious.More

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 16 July 2023

We decided to check out this place based on the high score on trip advisor. I really wished we hadn’t - probably the worst meal we’ve ever had (none of the 4 meals were finished). The presentation was shocking - Avoid at all costs.

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 5 July 2023 via mobile

Very average place. Service was slow and unfriendly. We waited ages for our drinks to be served. The food was average at best. Like other reviewers I think this place is trading on past glories. Needs to seriously up its game.

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 29 June 2023 via mobile

food was average but service was poor. waited 50 minutes for our food, the longest of anywhere on our trip. doesn’t live up to the hype. on a limited menu at 6:30 on tuesday they were already out of burgers and fish and chips. indifferent...servers. just not the warm irish welcome we are used toMore

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed 6 June 2023 via mobile

Yummy sea food chowder and acceptable oysters. Cod entree very good. Menu a bit limited. Good music later in the evening.

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed 23 May 2023

The service was sub-par. Other tables that arrived after us were served before our order was taken. Food was average at best. We won't be back

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed 15 May 2023

We had a very nice lunch here, chowder, soup, and loaded fries. It was nothing gourmet, but it was just what we wanted. Service was excellent, andour only regret is that we are not likely to pass this way again any time soon.

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed 8 May 2023

Great place for meeting friends, having a nice cold drink and some snacks, and hanging out! Gets extremely crowded on weekends, a sign that all the locals love it.

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed 31 March 2023

Always love coming here as the food is always exceptional!! Great bar to have lunch or dinner. Look forward to returning!!

Date of visit: March 2023
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Reviewed 5 February 2023 via mobile

Very busy and lots of local support. Our table took a little while but the service was good. We had our usual seafood soup and burgers . All food was delicious and hot when served. A must to be visited.

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 19 September 2022 via mobile

We had the fish and chips with mushy peas! Fab CC but too stuffed for pudding! Lol… we sat out the back with our two dogs! We will be back!!

Date of visit: September 2022
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Nancy's is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5