Jib Luff, Inver Port.

Eating Out

Jib Luff has a tremendous selection of eating locations all within 10 miles of the house. Because of it's location just outside Donegal Town you also have access to take aways, butchers and bakeries which will make your holiday more economical. However to truly enjoy your time here make sure you eat at Nancy's in Ardara, the Village Tavern in Mountcharles or the Smugglers Creek in Rosknowlagh..... our three favourites! Nancy's Seafood sign.

Nancy's Bar is a traditional Irish pub, with peat fires, toby jugs, and low woodsmoke stained ceilings. It regularily wins awards for the quality of it's seafood. They specialise in fishy soups, beautiful crab and or prawn sandwiches and their signature sandwich a Louis Armstrong must be tried ...It consists of smoked salmon,

Guinness chocolate cake and a pint of Guinness... the way to any man's heart! Irish soda bread and cheese. The Guiness is good too! As they only serve lunchtime food out of season possibly only at weekends, it can be best to telephone to check they are open. Telephone +353 (0)74 9541187 They also have regular traditional music nights, but again telephone them to find out dates and times etc. They have just put a new dessert onto the menu and it is yummy!! Guinness chocolate cake..... its so good we went twice in two days, and we don't really do desserts!! The Drive to Ardara is one of stunning scenery and the Nesbitt Arms Bistro Pub is located here too.

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The view from the pub. The Smugglers Creek Pub and Restaurant.

Mountcharles village is on the way to Jib Luff from Donegal Town and the Village Tavern and Seafood Restaurant is in the centre of the village. Serving Lunch and Dinner their seafood is so fresh it makes all others taste normal and you can still get a steak!

Village Tavern Website

The Smuggler's Creek Inn has a fantastic setting overlooking Rossnowlagh beach which is famous for surfing. You can dine in the conservatory to make the most of the view. The fish and chips are amazing and the seafood chowder also comes highly recommended. If you wish to eat in the restaurant it is advisable to make a reservation. Telephone +353 (0)71 98 52366 Out of season they may only open at weekends... telephone to check.

Castlemurray view from the restaurant. Castlemurray Hotel.

The Castlemurray House Hotel has fine dining French style with local ingredients and a seashore setting with great views. They do a big Sunday lunch and it is a great place for a special meal.

The view from Dom's carvery!. Pier 1 at Dom Breslins.

Dom's in Donegal Town also has great views down the pier and has a carvery and many other dishes. The Chinese Restaurant in Donegal is also very good and there are Indian and Thai restaurants too. In fact all tastes are catered for which is unusual in Ireland!

Below are more ideas for eating out or in!

Shalpa.. Indian takeaway. King's Court.. Chinese takeaway. Harbour Restaurant.

Nesbitt Arms, Ardara. Donegal Town sausages make a great breakfast Nancy's.. bronze plaque.

The Donegal. Mary Murrins at Bruckless. Rising Tide Pub.

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