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“Good food & value”

Darkey Kelly's Bar & Restaurant
Ranked #19 of 2,547 Restaurants in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Irish, Bar, European, British, Pub
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Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Late Night, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Newcastle, Australia
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77 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Good food & value”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2014

Excellent service good menu range with value for money. A lovely spot to view the traffic on a wet day while enjoying a bite.

Visited June 2014
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2 Thank Cazza1949
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Nathy T, Owner at Darkey Kelly's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review, August 2, 2014
Hey Cazza
Thank you for taking the time to write a really nice review about the pub here. We get plenty of wet days here in Dublin to look out the window and watch people pass by !!!!
Im glad you liked our menu here and that you received good value.
We try our best to put plenty of our beers and whiskies on special each week - the chalk boards come in handy for this !!!
Thanks again for the nice review
All the best
Nathy Towey
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Bussigny
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Friendly place”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2014

Ideal place for live music and for meeting Dublin people, not only tourists. Best Guinness in town (!) great atmosphere.

Visited July 2014
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1 Thank Francine M
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Nathy T, Owner at Darkey Kelly's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review, August 2, 2014
Hi Francine
Thank you for taking the time to write a review about our pub here. Im glad you liked the Guinness - we try our best to deliver the best served drinks here in the city.
Guinness is part of the history of Dublin and people here wont settle for anything but a perfectly poured pint .
If you are ever in Dublin again pop in and say hello and we will put on a Guinness for you .
All the best
Nathy Towey
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Ridgewood,NJ
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105 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
“True Irish Pub ”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2014 via mobile

Loved the scary story behind the history of the pub ! Fantastic food and we were the only Americans in the pub - excellent sign of authenticity !
Well worth a visit - try the Open faced Salmon sandwich or the Guinness Stew .

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1 Thank DrMaureenE
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Nathy T, Owner at Darkey Kelly's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review, August 2, 2014
Hey Maureen
Thank you for taking the time so write such a nice review about our pub here in Dublin. Im really happy that you liked what we are doing here.
We try to provide a real Dublin Pub atmosphere here in Darkey Kellys and Im really glad you had a nice visit here.
We will try and keep up the good work and if you are ever over in Ireland again please pop in and say hello
All the best
Nathy Towey
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Newport, Kentucky
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Great traditional irish pub.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2014

Very nice traditional irish pub.great location,(city center) part of Harding hotel.very friendly great music, nice beer selection and food. Nice little outside courtyard to hangout in when weather is good.

  • Visited June 2014
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1 Thank Ozzy1036
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Nathy T, Owner at Darkey Kelly's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review, August 2, 2014
Hey Ozzy
Thank you for taking the time to write a really nice review about our pub here. Im glad you enjoyed your time with us here.
Its being a great summer this year in Dublin so thankfully our beer garden has been fairly full the past few months.
We love our Irish Whiskey here in Darkey Kellys and Im glad you liked our selection - we have added a few more to the list in the past few weeks so you will have to pop back at some stage for another visit.
Anyway thanks again
All the best
Nathy Towey
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Good Atmosphere”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2014

Fantastic place the food is excellent, the atmosphere great, the staff very helpful and the music just adds to it. The meals are good serving sizes and are served hot and well presented better than the 'ordinary' pub meal! We enjoyed it so much we had two of our meals there.

Visited July 2014
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1 Thank Milly26
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Nathy T, Owner at Darkey Kelly's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review, August 2, 2014
Hey Milly
Thank you for taking the time to write a review about our pub here - We are really happy that you liked the place so much.
We try and make every one feel as welcome as we can here in Darkey Kellys.
Thanks again for your kind words and we will do our best to keep up the good work !!
All the best
Nathy Towey
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