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Nancy Hands Bar & Restaurant

) #98 of 2,060 Restaurants in Dublin $$ - $$$ Irish, , European
30-32 Parkgate Street, Dublin Dublin 8, Ireland
+353 1 677 0149
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good37%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“guinness pie” (10 reviews)
“chowder” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar, European, British, Pub, International, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
30-32 Parkgate Street, Dublin Dublin 8, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 609 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

We visited several times over three days, some for drinks and others for food and drinks. Staff are friendly and welcoming. Its a good old fashioned local pub with very good food. There is a great selection of drinks all prepared just right, cold and...More

Thank Andrina106
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We went here Tuesday and had a fantastic meal. He restaurant screams of Irish heritage and is very down to earth.the staff were really nice and did not rush us at all. The seafood chowder with soda bread was absolutely amazing and one of my...More

Thank slocker1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great impression, Francis the owner could explain me everything i needed to know, the story of why is called Nancy Hands is great and it's a very Irish pub, i loved it. Food was good and service was better!

Thank Ackler
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been here twice, and twice the staff couldn't care less. There was this young bartender weekend before last that had an attitude on him, the wrap of the day that was sweet chilli one was just alright. Second time I have taken my...More

Thank Krisq2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant used to be a reliable fallback when looking for good food and food ambiance.......a go to place especially for tourists looking for decent "irish" fare ! Not any more, while the staff were efficient and friendly, that was about all the place had...More

Thank Eva H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very old building which retains its charm, lots of wood, Great food and friendly staff.It is located a short walk from the Ashing Hotel.

Thank mrgtn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nancy Hands was recommended by the door man at our hotel, Ashling Hotel (its a 4 mins slow walk from our hotel). The food was truly great. I don't eat anything that isn't chicken or fish and this place didn't disappoint. It's a real pub...More

1  Thank Desire H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

By far, the biggest and nicest burger I've eaten in a lllllooooonnnnggg time. The onion rings are incredible, the chips amazing! Really recommend this place!!

1  Thank lmarts993
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant was pub style with a number of food and beer choices. The service was excellent and very friendly. We had the beef and Guiness pie which was cooked perfectly. We did not go to the entertainment upstairs but we're told it was very...More

Thank Hillview61
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This pub has the BEST seafood chowder!! I was in Dublin a few months ago and tried it then...only to fall in love with the chowder. This trip, I had to make sure to go back for this taste treat. I have been all over...More

Thank tin_news
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
How far is the bar/restaurant away from the Premier inn at Dublin airport please?
24 January 2017|
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Response from Liam T | Reviewed this property |
Dublin Airport us approx 15 to 20 minutes away by Taxi but this of course is highly dependent on the time of day. At rush hour it is a lottery but by evening time it's much easier to get about Dublin.
Are children allowed in for food?
24 July 2016|
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Response from Francis O | Property representative |
Children are welcome during restaurant hours.
Are the rooms air conditioned?
18 September 2015|
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Response from Peter M | Reviewed this property |
I assume you mean the pub. Being in Dublin, not much is air conditioned - not needed in a cool climate. But while we were at Nancy Hands we saw no indication of AC
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30-32 Parkgate Street, Dublin Dublin 8, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin>  > North City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: North City Centre
  • Phone Number: +353 1 677 0149
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