The Dark Horse, Exterior, Dublin.

The Dark Horse

The Dark Horse

South Dublin's best specialised beer bar. We source the best hand crafted and small batch beers from around the world, some of which are not currently available anywhere else in Ireland. Enjoy your beer in our sunny beer garden out the front. We also have a well stocked off licence. Situated on Carysfort Avenue in Blackrock

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Book an intimate table or two, or for bigger parties we can accommodate up to 100 people.

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Check out Facebook and posters at the bar for more promotions.

Weekend madness! Wings, two burgers, two drinks for €30! Wednesday is Wingsday! Buy one, get one free on buckets of wingsBurger of the month only €15Beat the Monday blues with 10% off Galway Bay Brewery core range pitchersSports Special: €25 pitcher and snack boardTreat yourself to a fine whiskeyVisit our off licence for a great selection of beer, wine and spirits. Glassware hire. Ice.Book your party with usHellfire hot chicken wings, 1kg bucket, 15euroGet a three-pint pitcher or a Growler to take homeNeed a rechagre? We charge your phone for you!

Cheers to craft beers!

We brew our own: Of Foam and Fury, Full Sail, Bay Ale, Stormy Port, Via Maris, Mare Incognita and Buried at Sea. Keep an eye on our rotational tap for limited edition brews too! We also have a huge range of imported and local bottled beers.

Contact us

31–33 Carysfort Avenue
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Phone: 01 288 0789

News and Events

All set up and ready to cook! #bbq #burgerandapint #hotdogandapint #wecraftbeer

Posted 5 hours, 47 minutes ago

The Dark Horse was feeling excited.

Today's the day! Come 5pm it's BARBECUE TIME!! Today and every Friday til the end of the summer. Drop in to satisfy those taste buds, or just to say Hi 😁 you're always welcome!

Posted 11 hours, 8 minutes ago

The Dark Horse feeling excited at The Dark Horse.

Tomorrow from 5pm onwards we'll have the Barbecue out again! Let's hope the weather is much nicer than today!! #hotdogandapint #burgerandapint #bbq #wecraftbeer #itssummertime

Posted 1 day, 7 hours ago

Happy Wingsday! Buy one get one free chicken wings! #chickenwings #spicyorbbq #buyonegetonefree

Posted 2 days, 7 hours ago

10% off all pitchers from our core range! #wecraftbeer #fullsail #careen #bayale #althea #buriedatsea

Posted 4 days, 6 hours ago

It's finally Friday!! And to start you off on your weekend we've got a BBQ running from 5pm onwards 😍drop in for a burger or a hotdog and a pint of your favourite Galway Bay beer #tgif #bbq #burgerandapint #hotdogandapint

Posted 1 week ago

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