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Finnegans Wake Irish Bar & The Malt Room (Whisky & Cocktail Lounge)
Ranked #1 of 2,761 Restaurants in Nanjing
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$1 - US$4
Cuisines: International
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Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Description: Finnegans Wake is Nanjing’s premier Irish bar. Established in 2008 Finnegans has been offering a high quality of food and service to the Nanjing community. The bar is situated in the oldest part of the city near GanXi residence the largest and best-preserved private house in Nanjing. The Malt Room – Whisky & Cocktail Lounge is located on the second floor of Finnegans and is warmly decorated to compliment the old Qing dynasty style of the building. In this unique and intimate setting, hidden away from the commotion of the Nanjing streets, you can enjoy your favourite draught beers, single malt whiskies and classic cocktails. A private dining room is available for up to 8 persons and the lounge is available for private functions for up to 40 persons. THE LOUNGE IS A SMOKE FREE ENVIRONMENT.
Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

Definitely the most favorite place I like to visit in the city of Nanjing. Great beers and lovely service reminded me similar images of Ireland.

Thank KevinZhang588
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Ian R, Owner at Finnegans Wake Irish Bar & The Malt Room (Whisky & Cocktail Lounge), responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Kevin, that's good to hear from a Chinese/Irishman. It's always nice to see you and your friends in the bar. cheers

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Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

I’ve lived in China for 2 years and Finnegans is the best Irish pub I’ve visited in this country. The owner is awesome. The food never disappoints. Would recommend it to any one living in Nanjing or just passing through!

Thank Claire D
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Ian R, Owner at Finnegans Wake Irish Bar & The Malt Room (Whisky & Cocktail Lounge), responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2018

Thanks Claire, it's always good to see you here. Hope you had a nice birthday.

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Reviewed 16 April 2018

Been to Finnegans Wake several times while on business in Nanjing. The beers are cold, the food excellent, the staff attentive and the venue clean and tidy. Much recommended especially the full breakfast with a pint of cider

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Thank David W
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Ian R, Owner at Finnegans Wake Irish Bar & The Malt Room (Whisky & Cocktail Lounge), responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2018

Thanks David, I'll pass your comments on to our chefs and bar staff - they'll be pleased to know their work is appreciated. see you soon for a cold one.

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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Finnegans Wake is a great place for grabbing drinks and food! The owner, Ian, is super nice and really makes an effort to get to know all his customers. I especially love the Irish coffees here.

The Malt Room is on the second floor from Finnegans, and I first went with some colleagues for a whisky tasting event. We all really enjoyed the experience and Ian made us all feel at home from sharing anecdotes about each whisky, then ending the night with a Gaelic song he performed.

There are regularly-updated drink specials and events too for both places!

Thank jlam21
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Ian R, Owner at Finnegans Wake Irish Bar & The Malt Room (Whisky & Cocktail Lounge), responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

Thanks a lot Joey. We really appreciate your company at Finnegans. You have a nice bunch of friends and it's a welcome sight to see you all come through the door.

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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Excellent food. Try the Irish Stew (huge lumps of the most tender lamb I've had for a long time) Warm and welcoming and just what you need it you are looking for a break from local food or McD's. The cider on tap was like nectar. Just on a short stopover prior to the F1 in Shanghai but will definitely come back next time I'm in Nanjing. Mapping system tried to take me via a route with no access so check out the bar's website to get a better idea how to get there.

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Ian R, Owner at Finnegans Wake Irish Bar & The Malt Room (Whisky & Cocktail Lounge), responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2018

Thank you very much for the great review. I took your advice and posted a photo that helps to explain how to find us. Our new website will be up soon which may also help. I hope we'll be seeing you again soon. All the best.

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