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The Dark Horse

Closed Now: 5:30 PM - 12:30 AM
Open today: 5:30 PM - 12:30 AM
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Saturday night visit

Fab bar with very knowledgeable staff who could suggest cocktails based on our taste. Loved the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Sue M
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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
Great bar, central location

We visited The Dark Horse as a large group and had a fantastic time. The bar staff were very... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Subterranean cocktail den with a seasonal menu focussing on fresh & local ingredients. Hi-def sound system, handmade furniture and eclectic antiques. Voted top 4 best new cocktail bars in the world by Tales Of The Cocktail 2016, top 3 in the UK by...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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7A Kingsmead Square, Bath BA1 2AB, England
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+44 1225 282477
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Fab bar with very knowledgeable staff who could suggest cocktails based on our taste. Loved the fact that you had your own table - remember to book online before you go.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Sue M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited The Dark Horse as a large group and had a fantastic time. The bar staff were very knowledgeable and suggested delicious cocktails based on our preferences. The atmosphere was relaxed and friendly, and despite there being 17 of us the staff were extremely...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TheWanderingFoodies
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took a team of 20 here for our work Christmas party and it was wonderful. I have been before and hoped the experience would match up to a smaller and more intimate visit. I'm glad to say it did. We were seated together in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Arabelsea100
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took us a while to find this place as it’s in a basement- but this just made the whole experience better. From start to finish we were greeted by friendly staff who were happy to recommend and engage in conversation. We were quickly seated and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank annamarieg954
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visiting as part of a group booking and were made to feel like VIP guest. The service was personal and very attentive. The cocktails are amazing, unique and they are not afraid to freestyle!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank NatalieB3052
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went there for a Christmas party, and was made to feel very welcome by all staff despite there being 20 of us! Drinks are priced reasonably for what they are, and the selection is cracking! There was a moment at the end of the evening...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Matt L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely place and great staff that always go above and beyond the call of duty in looking after customers. Highly reccommended.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Oli J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I loved everything about it - the decor, lighting, staff, top tunes and of course the delicious cocktails. It made for the perfect start to a fabulous evening out.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank HannaciousD
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a nice time at the Dark Horse. I especially liked the leather aprons and cucumber water. The staff are very knowledgeable.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank loueen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you’re looking for a bar with artisanal flair, warmth of character, and excellent drinks and service, look no further than Bath’s Dark Horse. Tucked away in cosy Kingsmead Square, this exclusive cocktail bar has received great acclaim from critics and consumers, with good reason....More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Michael L
30 June 2018|
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Response from LouisDarkHorse | Property representative |
Hi Michael, thanks for getting in touch. Yes we do. It’s actually a great bar to visit as designated driver - since we use so many fresh ingredients we can make a wide range of non-alcoholic cocktails and fresh juices that... More
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JessicaF1366
28 April 2018|
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Response from LouisDarkHorse | Property representative |
Hi Jess, Yes we sell vouchers. Drop me a line via the website and we’ll sort it for you. Regular events are currently the Whisky Social and Wolf Wine Wednesday but we have more coming very soon - keep an eye on our website... More
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Spitfireboy29
6 February 2018|
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Response from zoehs93 | Reviewed this property |
As far as I remember they do have a small section for mocktails yes, might be best to check with the bar first though!
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