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

***MONDAY MADNESS*** 10% off Galway Bay Brewery pitchers and growler refills today and every Monday.

Posted 1 week, 5 days ago

The Dark Horse added a new photo.

Happy Thursday folks! Why not take shelter from the rain and have a pint of the newest beer we have on draught. O Brothers The Chancer a refreshing American Pale Ale, perfect in any weather #obrother #weheartbeer #craftbeer

Posted 2 weeks, 2 days ago

The Dark Horse added 2 new photos.

Pitchers of Full Sail and Our New Hazy NEIPA. Some People have Great Taste. Get in out of the Rain and Try Our Great Beers #irishweather #haveabeer #bestbeerintown

Posted 2 weeks, 3 days ago

The Dark Horse is on snapchat! Check us out. Username: thedarkhorsedub 😄

Posted 2 weeks, 6 days ago

Burger of the month: Mexican chilli cheeseburger. Beef patty served with chilli, pepperjack cheese, jalapeños, salsa, guacamole, sour cream, tomato and lettuce on a brioche bun with a side of chunky chips - €15 #pubgrub #foodporn #craftbeer #burgerofthemonth

Posted 3 weeks ago

Why not try our nachos with chilli with a nice cold pint and watch the Champion League final on our big screen while you're here 😄 #pubgrub #nachos #craftbeer #championsleaguefinal

Posted 3 weeks ago

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