The Dark Horse


Where Great Drinks, Delicious Food, and Unforgettable Entertainment Come Together!

18 Sean Costello St, Loughanaskin, Athlone, Co. Westmeath, N37 D624


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Discover Athlone at The Dark Horse

Where Great Drinks, Delicious Food, and Unforgettable Entertainment Meet

Nestled in the heart of our vibrant town, The Dark Horse invites you to indulge in our friendly atmosphere, where exceptional drinks and delicious food await. With two bars, cozy seating areas, and a spacious beer garden, our pub is the perfect spot for any occasion, whether it’s catching up with friends over drinks or enjoying a relaxing evening.

Our kitchen takes pride in crafting a diverse menu that caters to all tastes, offering everything from light bites to hearty meals. Keep an eye out for our special ‘takeover’ menus, where our talented chefs showcase their creativity and culinary skills.

Entertainment is at the heart of The Dark Horse experience. Watch your favourite sports on our large screens, enjoy local music from live performances, or indulge in the captivating performances of the Midlands’ Only After Dark burlesque show. Upstairs, our spacious pool area invites friendly competition and leisurely games.

Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or simply looking to unwind, The Dark Horse is the place to be. Our welcoming atmosphere and dedicated team ensure every visit is filled with laughter, good times, and lasting memories.

Come join us at The Dark Horse for an evening you won’t forget!