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Nancy Hands Bar & Restaurant

#98 of 1,952 Restaurants in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
North City Centre
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30-32 Parkgate Street, Dublin Dublin 8, Ireland
353 1 6770149
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South Riding, Virginia
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This pub was recommended by hotel staff, and it was close to the Ashling hotel. It was good/average. The service was a bit slow. And no fault of the pub or staff, but it kinda doesn't help your appetite when the kid at the table Across from you throws up all over the floor. The beef & Guinness pie was... More 

Thank Eturnalsunsyne
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Everything about Nancy Hands is very good but not great. Has a good atmosphere and trad music pretty regularly on weekends. Really cool whiskey bar towards the back. Food is priced right, generous portions, and service was snappy. Worth a stop if in the Heuston Station area.

Thank John W
Tynemouth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Visited twice in a weekend, excellent beer and really good food. A little limited on the veggie front but good value and all cooked fresh.

Thank Committedveggie
Boylston, Massachusetts
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432 reviews
211 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is labeled as "A Taste of Ireland" serving traditional Irish food. I ordered the pork platter--it was very good. The wait staff was excellent providing prompt service. In addition the waiters were very pleasant and friendly. The restaurant has a nice cozy atmosphere. I would definitely recommend this restaurant.

Thank Les F
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127 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this place after a recommendation from a taxi driver. Food was to die for, all home cooked and stunning! We dined on a Sat night, the waitresses could not do enough which was great, the chef however needs a kick up the bum for his chauvinistic attitude towards them. We stayed for the live music in the bar which... More 

Thank tracieo
County Kildare, Ireland
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited for lunch to day my wife had the Guinness pie but you could not cut or chew the meat.i had the roast beef it was tasteless.the waitress was very nice couldn't do enough.the whole place needs a good cleaning and a good make over.as for the toilets discusting I would not recommend this pub to anyone couldn't wait... More 

Thank gostoso48
Oak Harbor, Washington
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40 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Traditional Pub. Went in the late afternoon and found a table quickly. Food is normal pub style. Nice atmosphere. Great for a drink... Food was average.

Thank Richard C
Montreal, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had a nice moment there. Just sat at the bar and start talking with the bartender which was actually the owner. Classic and nice atmosphere. Glad I went there by luck. Cheers to all!

Thank Julien_Perreault
Melbourne, Australia
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222 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here following a visit to the Guinness Storehouse. It is a big pub that is conveniently close to Heuston Station for any would be travellers. The food was tasty with decent sized portions. Non modern fit out gives a traditional feel

Thank csmurf
Bristol, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My brother in law was tempted by the chicken and ale stew and ended up licking the plate. His dessert of crumble was served in such a pretty and novel way. My dishes were gorgeous too - the burger clearly not mass produced. Service was very fast. We were told about the history of the place and there was plenty... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Irish, Bar, European, British, Pub, International, Healthy, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
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
  • Neighborhood: North City Centre
  • Phone Number: 353 1 6770149

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?