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Rusty buckets..

Nancy's doesn't serve Smithwicks and for this alone I give it six stars out of a possible... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2018
chris p
via mobile
Tasty Lunch & Proper Irish Coffee

Found this place in Ireland's Lonley Plant Guide while planning a visit to Ardara. The food was... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2018
Scotland, United Kingdom
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Nancy's Bar Front Street, Ardara Co.Donegal, Ireland
+353 74 954 1187
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Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

Nancy's doesn't serve Smithwicks and for this alone I give it six stars out of a possible five. Family run bar of great and justifiable renown. The range of craft beers is superb and expertly kept. The staff are warm, welcoming, friendly and helpful beyond...More

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Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

Found this place in Ireland's Lonley Plant Guide while planning a visit to Ardara. The food was delicious we both had Charlie's Supper (smoked salmon & prawns cooked in garlic & chilli butter). The Irish Coffee was good the cream stayed floating on top just...More

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Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Somehow, with a name like Nancy's seafood bar, we expected something different than the many small roomed pub with low ceilings, extensive paraphernalia on the walls, and eclectic tables and benches (think wooden tabletop above an old treadle sewing machine). But it was wonderful seeing...More

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Reviewed 13 September 2018

We could have eaten great Seafood in Killybegs but we drove to Nancy's in Ardara. The wait staff was unfriendly and the seafood was the worst we have had in Ireland. My husband liked his Guinness Stew but the other three of us were very...More

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Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Oysters and Guinness were the order for us. Old world, charmingly distressed decor that has lasted for probably 150 years. Great friendly staff, warm welcome and unpretentious. The oysters were straight from the bay and excellent. These people do what they do exceptionally well!

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Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

Had lunch on one day and dinner the next evening. The fish was top quality and fresh on both occasions. Bags of atmosphere and attentive staff.

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Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

If James Joyce enjoyed it how could we not ? Well trying a place is the best way to form an opinion so we did .. Suffice to say JJ would use prose beyond me but I would be in full agreement this little beauty...More

Thank Kieran H
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Now with the plethora of great craft breweries popping up good beer is available almost everywhere indeed Donegals own Kinnegar Brewery being one if the finest. A lot of the watery tasteless mass production stuff is horrid and we now have great alternatives. So being...More

1  Thank mark g
Reviewed 28 June 2018

While the menu is limited what they do, they do well and it has a lovely atmosphere. The staff were very friendly and helpful, and food and drinks were both local.

1  Thank mj_grov
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

We stopped at Nancy’s for dinner and came after 8pm during the week so it was beverages for us. Welcoming bartender/host. We were given the tour, and even got to see “the good room”; we plan to be back. Nancy is the former proprietor who...More

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Mj o
23 November 2017|
Response from MountaingoatX | Reviewed this property |
I think so but not sure about that sorry. I just got fish and it was amazing.