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“Booked the restaurant for a christening - one word fantastic!!”
Review of Nirvana

Nirvana
Ranked #1 of 10 Restaurants in Ballyshannon
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$11 - US$28
Cuisines: International
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: Nirvana restaurant is now back under the management of the Kelly family. We look forward to meeting and greeting all our old friends and welcoming new faces to Ballyshannon. We are sure that you will enjoy our fine dining in the rear portion of the restaurant or our casual dining in the front of house. In either case you will be well catered for by our widely experienced local Chefs - Graham Lynch and David McCadden
Ballyshannon, Ireland
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Booked the restaurant for a christening - one word fantastic!!”
Reviewed 13 June 2014

Want to thank all the staff for a great day, great atmosphere, great food and hopefully it will not be the last function I intend to book at this restaurant. Could not recommend this jewel of a place any more. Give it a try, you won't be disappointed!

  • Visited June 2014
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2 Thank Cathal B
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Bridmoni, Owner at Nirvana, responded to this review, 25 August 2014
Thank you for your kind words on Nirvana. We are delighted you had a good experience and hope to see you again very soon. Many thanks. The Kelly Family.
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“This Restaurant should be full!”
Reviewed 6 June 2014 via mobile

We have eaten here this evening and can't believe that there are not more people using this restaurant. They are doing everything right and deserve to be full on a Friday evening. It is a little off the main street but everyone reading this should give it a try!

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2 Thank Ronniewatson
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Bridmoni, Owner at Nirvana, responded to this review, 23 June 2014
Thank you. We are delighted with your positive review of Nirvana Restaurant. We have taken back the running of the restaurant only since January. The feedback over the past few weeks has been very good. We have two wonderful chefs and the floor staff we are particularly proud of. They make sure you have a good dining experience. Please tell your friends and we welcome you back very soon again. Best wishes. The Kelly Family
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Lugano, Switzerland
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386 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
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“Friendly atmosphere and good traditional food”
Reviewed 4 June 2014

There was a rock festival going on in town, loads of people and lots of noise and we were not after that...and the Nirvana offered just what we were looking for, with a nice, calm and cozy atmosphere and a superb cook and excellent service. All details are taken good care of, this is certainly a must stop off!

  • Visited May 2014
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3 Thank Charles I
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Bridmoni, Owner at Nirvana, responded to this review, 23 June 2014
Thank you. We are extremely happy you had a good experience with us in Nirvana. The restaurant is back under the management of the Kelly family since January and we are very pleased with the progress. Our staff are vital to that success and with two great chefs and wonderful floor staff, we are beginning to make a name for ourselves. Please join us soon again.
Best wishes. Brid Kelly
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Eagan, Minnesota
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Great restaurant for such a small town!”
Reviewed 2 June 2014

After a long day of touring my wife and I wanted to have a nice meal instead of the same old pub grub. In a small town we had little hope to find a nice place. We inquired at the fishmonger's in town and were directed to Nirvana. Let me tell you, this was the best meal we had on our trip across the northern tier of the island! For the money you will not find a better place to have dinner! Do not fail to stay and enjoy some great food and wonderful service!

  • Visited May 2014
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1 Thank Jwrobles
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Bridmoni, Owner at Nirvana, responded to this review, 23 June 2014
Thank you very much for your kind words. We are delighted you had such a good time in Nirvana. Our staff are doing their very best to make it a memorable experience for all who visit us. Hope to see you back again soon. Best wishes. The Kelly family
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Donegal
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Italian night”
Reviewed 26 May 2014

Went here on a Wednesday evening with a group of work colleagues. It was Italian night and you got a two course meal for two with a glass of wine or bottle of beer. A choice of. A about five starters and the same for mains.
Food was good in quantity but lacked in good flavour and taste. Price was good for what you got but I wouldn't pay any more. Service was excellent and the decor is very modern and pleasing on the eye. Would be a lovely place to spend an evening with a good bottle of wine.

Visited May 2014
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Thank dewdrops144
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Bridmoni, Owner at Nirvana, responded to this review, 3 June 2014
Thank you for your honest review of Nirvana. We are sorry it was not of the standard we expect of ourselves. But we are making improvements all the time and hopefully on your next visit you will be pleasantly surprised. We will continue to strive to improve the dining experience. Many thanks. Brid Kelly
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