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Finnegans Wake/

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No.6 Xinanli Street, No.400 Zhongshan South Road, Qinhuai District, Nanjing, China
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025-52207362
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5:00 pm - 12:45 am
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Mon - Fri 5:00 pm - 12:45 am
Sat - Sun 11:30 am - 12:45 am
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After travelling China with a native and sampling various kinds of intestines, feet, internal organs, brain, etc, and it being around Burns Night, I thought my friend should try haggis. In Beijing and Shanghai we drew a blank, but in Nanjing we finally found it at this lovely pub. The place is warm and inviting, the staff super friendly, and... More 

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Thank Mark W
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When the dinners out cause your system to need a "reset" .... this is the place. Guiness, friendly staff, and steak night! .... then upstairs for a nip. An oasis.

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Thank Bill T
Nanjing, China
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

I've been going to Finnegan's Wake for a few years now and have never been disappointed in the food or service. I highly recommend their burgers and steaks, though everything on the menu is fantastic. They also have a huge selection of whiskey (or whisky?) and make great cocktails. The staff and owner are very welcoming and make you feel... More 

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1 Thank fishman127
Haifa, Israel
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016 via mobile

Very nice atmosphere and good fresh food. Highly recommended. Try the upstairs with their single malt collection

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Dublin, Ireland
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52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016

A classy place with lots of Irish artifacts and pictures. Service very good and the food excellent. The manager Ian is the making of the place - he has loads of recommendations of what to see and where to go. He also sings a mean ballad,bcked up by his guitar. For the sophisticated, there is a whiskey bar upstairs with... More 

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Thank mpgm63
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

Finny's is one of my favourite places in Nanjing. It's a top-notch place for food or drinks, especially the food. I spend far too much money here. The food is so consistently good that we often ask Ian where he found the cook. There has never been anything less than excellent quality served to me at Finny's. The drinks are... More 

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Thank Ell T
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122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016 via mobile

Friends associated with Ford Motor co, we got to the Confucius Temple, in Nanjing and set forth to have lunch. One of us wanted Western food. After going to Trip Advisor, we chose Finnegans Wake, for beer and snack. Despite having a Chinese driver with us who was helping find the place, we drove and drove, and drove. Finally, got... More 

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Thank Nelson C
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016

Disappointed to have only visited Finnegan's a few times during my time in Nanjing. Finnegan's is a genuine taste of home in that the food and drink are authentic and there's always a good expat crowd up for a chat. The owner Ian always goes out of his way to make sure everyone feels welcome. It is a little pricey... More 

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1 Thank AtwoZed
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

This Irish bar is hidden away, but worth searching for, It checks all the right boxes with great beer, good pub food and friendly service. They even have a relaxing whisky bar upstairs.

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Thank Jim H
Hong Kong, China
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

Great food, steak was spot on, presentation great just not the portion sizes you would expect from an Irish pub. I can't ever remember still being hungry after a feed in Ireland. I will be going back, I want the haggis and I want to have a drink upstairs next time!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, European, British, Pub, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
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Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 12:45 am
Monday
5:00 pm - 12:45 am
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 12:45 am
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 12:45 am
Thursday
5:00 pm - 12:45 am
Friday
5:00 pm - 12:45 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 12:45 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No.6 Xinanli Street, No.400 Zhongshan South Road, Qinhuai District, Nanjing, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Jiangsu  >  Nanjing
  • Phone Number: 025-52207362

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