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Nancy's Bar Front Street, Ardara, Ireland
+353 74 954 1187
12:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 21:00
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Had seafood chowder and prawn sandwich Plenty of fish in both but prawn Marie sauce was dire jar I'd imagine Also chowder was poor Should have kept goin This place has a reputation Might lose it if this continues £32 badly spent Sorry folks but this was below par

Thank Dougalgillie
Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

visiting ireland visited nancys, very oldy wordly needs some work. had a prawn and salmon dish not much on the plate had to buy potato salad, hubby had a tuna dish plus we had a lovely guiness cake each, 2 drinks and it came to 60 euros which we think is a big expensive. food was nice but skimped and... More 

Thank romfordgirl
Belfast, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nancy's has a great reputation for food and craic. I've eaten in it loads but today was decidedly average. The Chowder could have done with a lot less salt. The vivid tastes of the sea were masked by an overbearing taste of salt. Now I could have been told that it was seafood and the sea does have a bit... More 

Thank irwin100
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great selection of craft real ales and ciders, good house chardonnay. Fresh large oysters. Excellent chowder. Wonderful up and down bars and little rooms. Not surprised it is a very successful local. We'd certainly stop there again at every opportunity.

Thank galliardo
Cave Creek, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a pub right in the center of town right next to the river. It has a cozy, quaint atmosphere. The menu is heavy on seafood. It is very good! If you want a local experience in a small Irish village, this is the place! Please note, they do not accept credit cards.

Thank drjohnScottsdale
Long Beach, California
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Nancy's is an interesting place where both locals and tourists gather in tiny Ardara. Good menu, felt right at home.

Thank RRawlings
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Always make a point of stopping here when we're in Donegal. Love it!!! Stopped on Easter Monday for lunch and the place was chocca!! Staff seated is straight away upstairs in our own wee nook which was lovely. Drinks followed after and our food order was taken. The crab claw special was had, along with haddock gratin, burgers and chowders.... More 

Thank Susangibson00
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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We went twice. The food was good, though the menu was more limited than we would have liked. They served up very quickly and were friendly. Good Guinness and lovely chocolate Guinness cake. My wife liked the chowder, but I was ambivalent about it. Very fresh prawns and mussels.

Thank mugenzi
Randalstown, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017

I had a beef burger and salad. It was very tasty. My husband had smoked mackerel with potatoes and peas.Very good. They serve craft beers. We noticed they were very accommodating to a family with 3 small children beside us. It has the easy going atmosphere of a well established pub. It's right in the centre of Ardara.

Thank KarinSeymour
Knutsford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

We dropped in for a quick pint and ended up having several drinks and a delicious lunch.The Guinness was particularly good. Our table was an old sewing machine with a drawer full of enthusiastic messages left by previous patrons. One note said, "Have the seafood chowder!"......so we did. . We had a great lunch of burgers, chowder, soda bread, potato... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Irish, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
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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