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Darkey Kelly's Bar & Restaurant

€€ - €€€Irish, , European
Fishamble Street | ChristChruch, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 679 6500
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good25%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish and chips” (87 reviews)
“guinness stew” (24 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, European, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Fishamble Street | ChristChruch, Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed today via mobile

Great music,food and drink. Best pub in Dublin city. Highly recommend to all. Great band call the Celtic felt a on Thursday, Saturday and Sunday

1  Thank Leigh M
Reviewed today

Good place to grab drinks in Dublin with a lively atmosphere. The live music is superb and the reason we poked our heads in after walking around the city.

1  Thank xenosthefry
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

arrived at Dublin Tuesday, unpacked and straight to a this place as advised,to try the great food and good Music, to be fair wasn’t wrong. my disabled father in law, mother in law,my brother in law and wife and my wife ( 6 ppl) we...More

Thank Swindoncraig
Reviewed 2 days ago

We only stopped in to have a beer. Didn't eat, but the staff are so friendly and funny, we enjoyed every minute we were there. Would recommend to stay longer.

Thank Lynette M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Two years between visits and both time’s the food, atmosphere and service was great, looking forward to visit number 3 already!

Thank MrsTTravels
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a very nice lunch. Very good atmosphere, the service was very good and the food was local and good.

1  Thank orfeldm
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My parents and I stopped by Darkey Kelly’s on a Sunday night and were wowed by the delicious G&Ts, the uber-friendly and hospitable staff and the lovely live music.... the place was packed and hopping, quite literally. Highlight of our Dublin trip.

1  Thank ChitJi
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great Guinness and great food. A real Irish pub with friendly staff. The roast beef is the best I've tasted anywhere.

1  Thank Paul R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went there night time. Great place for enjoying an Irish pub experience. Staff are nice, music is nice, and the food was delicious. Had the Beef and Guinness stew.

1  Thank asianintowhitefood
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The food was great. The local musicians were excellent, and lively. And Brian was brilliant! He’ll get you anything you need.

1  Thank Kayla E
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Questions & Answers
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 .
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 .
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
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
12:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 00:30
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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