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Family friendly hotel based in the centre of Ardara. Close to all sandy beaches and natural beauty spots.
Run by the Mc Hugh family for seven generations, Nancy’s is a cosy, traditional Irish pub. Laden down with antiques and toby jugs, and full of delightful little rooms, it is the perfect spot to enjoy some delicious food, great guinness and warm hospitality. The menu is delicious; it’s a “no fuss” approach to serving some of the locality’s tastiest and freshest food available. Focusing on seafood including oysters, mussels and smoked salmon, though the menu also caters for other tastes. Also known as a drop in for world renowned Musicians who stop in for a drink, food and maybe a few tunes. Food is served 12.30 – 8.30 daily. The coastline of Ardara and its hinterland has long since supplied the raw ingredients for a world-class cuisine – icy northern waters yielding fresh fish and shellfish, lush green grass for prime cattle rearing, and traditional skills such as butchering, bread making, and our ancient preservation methods of salting smoking & curing. A widespread gourmet food movement has got under way in the last few years and Nancys earned international acclaim and coveted awards, revealing the culinary potential and generating enthusiasm. The result is a pervasive emphasis on quality local ingredients […]
A ‘Boutique Hotel’ set in it’s own grounds, overlooking the nearby coastal resort of Narin and Portnoo.
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Stephen Bennett Artist Studio Gallery “……..I was inspired by the people of Donegal and enthralled by their way of life – hardworking by day in the fields or the bog, but always ready to enjoy themselves at night. The sing-songs, the fiddle music, the storytelling, the dancing and the natural humour of the people made a powerful and lasting impression on me. I felt at home here and the urge to come back to live and paint in Donegal was born in these early days.” Commercial Artist in London Stephen Bennett was born in London, his father having emigrated from Ardara, Co. Donegal. He graduated with an Art diploma from Barking College of Art and Design in 1973. Stephen then began a very successful career as a commercial artist, working for leading London advertising agencies for the next 18 years. He worked as a visualiser/illustrator on the accounts of companies such as British Airways, Cadbury’s, B.P. etc. and was part of award-winning creative teams while working for Saatchi & Saatchi and other top agencies. Working as a fine art painter in Donegal Stephen left advertising in 1992 to follow his lifelong ambition of living and working as a painter in […]
Owenea River Rest, Ardara’s first ever glamping and motor home site is taking bookings for 2021 Owenea River Rest offers a unique glamping experience near the Owenea river, just outside the heritage village of Ardara, on the Wild Atlantic Way. Guests can wake up in tranquillity overlooking the beautiful views of river and mountains. Owenea River Rest features four new self-contained log cabins, four individual camper van bays, as well as a cosy barbecue hut and a two outdoor hot tubs. The cabins – Mountain View, Sunset Haven, River Rest and Moonrise Lodge – boast a comfortable outside veranda with seating and table; perfect to enjoy breakfast or lunch al fresco. Ardara has lots of activities to choose from including walking, hiking trails, watersports, golf and fishing to name just a few. Guests can ramble along the Owenea River walk (a mere 5-minute stroll from the cabins) or enjoy the natural rugged beauty of the mountains and beaches during the day. Owenea River Rest is perfect for a staycation for families, friends and couples alike. For information on availability of our cabins and pricing for summer 2021, please visit our Airbnb page. Covid-19 safety notice The use of cleaning chemicals that […]
The Barber Club Ardara After moving from Glenties in 2017 Fiona has established herself as the go to place for mens hair grooming. The town has welcomed her with open arms and with the stream of patrons waiting to get their hair cut at the The Barber Club it shows the quality and care of attention that you recieve when you go there. The Barber Club operates on a walk in bases allowing you the convenience of not rushing to make appointments. With 5 out of 5, one review said, “Lovely lady,lovely studio, especially love the waiting room next door!!!! Just had my hair cur for the third time with Fiona,a record for me!!! As the man says “I’ll be back”!!” Gallery
Story of Missing Piece Missing Piece is a personalised wooden craft business, based in the Old Parish Hall, Ardara. It is owned by Leonard Breslin who himself is a native of the town. Missing Piece make a range of personalised wooden crafts including their Family Tree Puzzle Boards, Oak cutting boards, oak coasters, and much more. You can find their products on their website missingpiece.ie, in shops in Ardara town, and in some of Donegal’s most famous attractions. Leonard’s love of wood began over 35 years ago when starting out as an apprentice carpenter. Over time he moved into bespoke furniture making, and now Missing Piece is the latest evolution of Leonard’s woodcraft. Cathal, Leonard’s son also works in Missing Piece, helping to craft all the product with utmost care and attention. See below a video of the Missing Piece story: What We Do Personalised wooden crafts Family Tree Puzzle Boards Oak collection of cutting boards, coasters, phone docks, chalk boards and more. Galleries Videos Photos
Fully renovated in 2019 and ideally located in the center of Ardara along Donegal’s the wild Atlantic Way. We offer the perfect place to stay while experiencing all the beautiful scenery, beaches, golf courses and fishing that Donegal has to offer. Also as we are in the center of the town all local shops,bars and restaurants are less than a 5 min walk. Rooms 2 double en suite 2 triple rooms. 1 Famly Room en suite sleeps 6. Fully fitted communal Kitchen & Lounge. Complimentary WIFI. Covid 19 The use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against Coronavirus, Surfaces, linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines, Guest accommodation is disinfected between each stay to assure the safety of our customers. Gallary
Extensive range of health, beauty, fragrance, veterinary, jewellery and digital photo printing products.
Musicians from all over the world descend on the Corner House and some of the finest music can be heard.
Knitwear accessories, hats, caps, scarves, ponchos and gloves. Range of tweed fabrics, jackets, caps, and ties
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Bonners of Ardara stock a wide range of Gifts, Crafts, Jewellery, Country Clothing and our own Aran Knits
Charlie’s West End Cafe Established in 1994, Charlie’s Cafe as its known by regulars, is a Family Owned and Operated Business that has been serving the people of Ardara and further afield for two generations. Donegal’s Finest Traditional Fish and Chips,their naturally smoked haddock really is superb. Fresh Donegal fish adorns their menu with superb daily specials. If you desire something smaller, their light bites are available. Serving Daily everything from breakfasts, lunches to evening meals, this cafe is must go to place for food, winning awards not just for outstanding food but also for the friendly staff and warm welcome, serving generous portions and catering for any special requests from customers. Extensive Menu Fresh Daily Specials Walk-Ins Welcome Good For Groups Good For Kids Table Service Wheelchair Access Trip Advisor Reviews Gallery
Kentucky Apartments Kentucky Apartments is located in 500 meters from the town is operated by the Boyle family allowing easy access to any of the towns amenities. The Apartment has 2 spacious double rooms with a large living/dining room with views of the Bay. 2 double bedrooms Fully fitted kitchen Large living room with tv. large family bathroom. For bookings call Margaret on 087 2023033 Gallery
Ardara Dry Cleaning & Launderette Ardara Laundry & Dry Cleaning is a business based in Ardara. Owned and run by Margaret Boyle for over 20 years. All Types of Curtains Dry Cleaned Ironing Service Available Commercial Rates available for Hotels, B&Bs and Holiday Homes All your Laundry catered for. Duvets, Pillows, Clothes etc. Collection and Delivery Service Occasion and Formal Wear Specialist in Wedding dresses Duration varies • Price available on request
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