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Darkey Kelly's Bar & Restaurant

€€ - €€€Irish, , European
Fishamble Street | ChristChruch, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 679 6500
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Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good25%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (87 reviews)
“guinness stew” (24 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 - 23:30 Hours
CUISINES
Irish, Bar, European, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
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LOCATION
Fishamble Street | ChristChruch, Dublin, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 788 reviews

Reviewed today via mobile

My daughter and I visited recently and, though it was busy and we sat at the bar, enjoyed an excellent evening. The barkeeps checked in on us often and made sure our glasses were filled and we received our orders quickly. First of all..the chicken...More

Thank katlady1
Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband and I stopped in for lunch. He had the Guinness stew and I had seafood chowder. The food was very good, service was good and the ambiance was nice. Our meals and three pints of Guinness were 47.40. We thought the service was...More

Thank rameyfamily
Reviewed 4 days ago

best Irish music in Dublin hands down,, food and beer was perfect love this pub.best spot in Dublin.

1  Thank Des M
Reviewed 6 days ago

What a great pub! It's bit off the beaten path in the Temple bar area which makes it not as touristy as some of the other spots. Food was great. We had Bangers and mash, beef stew, and the kiddo had the chicken nuggets. All...More

Thank javan743
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great nights entertainment. Fantastic singer & musicians. Friendly staff & good food. Would highly recommend

Thank Teresa D
Nathy T, Owner at Darkey Kelly's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for the kind review you gave us - Glad you had a nice evening here with us. We have live music here every night so there is always something good going on. Thanks again, Nathy Towey

Reviewed 1 week ago

My sister and I recently stayed at the hotel next door to Darkey Kelly's and we visited the pub every night. It always had excellent live music and the staff were truly amazing. We did eat dinner there one night and the food took a...More

Thank Brooke B
Nathy T, Owner at Darkey Kelly's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to review our pub here - Glad you had a nice evening here with us. At dinner time when the place is full it can take up to 30 minutes for main courses to come out but thank you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the pleasure of 5 pubs in Ireland, all were clean and lively and gaily decorated with beautiful flowers but Darkey Kelly's was the best. A memorable evening for grandparents, daughter, and grandson steps away from the start of the Temple Bar area.More

Thank ktrip2016
Nathy T, Owner at Darkey Kelly's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our pub here. Really nice to read a review like the one you gave us. We have lots of flowers out this year - the lovely sunshine has really made a difference this year. Regards...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here with another couple after having had toured Christ Church. Really nice place to sit and eat and have a pint. Wait staff was great and the aoll in the p[arty commented their food was very good. Indeed the Guiness & Guiness stew is...More

Thank NY3BStra
Nathy T, Owner at Darkey Kelly's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our pub here - I hope you enjoyed your day of sightseeing around Dublin. We are almost at 200 different Irish Whiskies so you will have to bring your wife back again. Regards Nathy Towey.

Reviewed 1 week ago

I would recommend you to reserve if possible. The variety out of the typical heavy Irish dishes such as stew, soups, fried food and of course guinness is very great! Almost every day Darkey Kelly's offers also traditional live music, so you will be eating...More

Thank Simon K
Nathy T, Owner at Darkey Kelly's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you Simon for taking the time to review our Pub here - I hope you enjoyed your trip to Dublin. Glad you enjoyed the live music we have here - we won best music pub in Dublin last year so we were delighted with...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to eat and be entertained. I went in there twice for my dinners and was well looked after and did not feel alone. Fun entertainment and friendly efficient staff.

Thank ccsswimtechnique
Nathy T, Owner at Darkey Kelly's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our pub here - Glad you enjoyed your time with us. I hope you had a nice holiday here in Dublin. Regards Nathy Towey

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Claudie H
14 May 2018|
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Response from Nathy T | Property representative |
Yes - we have live music every Thursday starting at 7pm .
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nathanwatson
19 September 2017|
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Response from Nathy T | Property representative |
Hi Nathan - Fridays can get busy early as there is live music from 6pm - between 7 & 10 it's fairly busy so there may be a slight wait for a free table at those times - reservations are taken up until 6pm on Fridays .
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jd16091967
22 August 2017|
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Response from LeeAnn S | Reviewed this property |
I can't say I remember, however it was very reasonably priced. I was with a group of 6 people. We all had, at least, 2 pints of assorted beers. That along with a fabulous meal; we each kicked in 25 Euros. (I'm sure there... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 23:00
Monday
10:30 - 23:30
Tuesday
10:30 - 23:30
Wednesday
10:30 - 23:30
Thursday
10:30 - 23:30
Friday
10:30 - 00:30
Saturday
10:30 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fishamble Street | ChristChruch, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 679 6500
  • E-mail
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